8 Ways to Engage With Water Council Members & Partners At WEFTEC 2015


1. Sewage Brewage SMACK DOWN 
WEFTEC15 will host the first ever sewage brewage SMACK DOWN as the two titans of treatment enter the ring at WEF’s Innovation Pavilion on Sept. 29 at 4 PM. The Beast of the East—Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District—takes on the Best of the West—Oregon’s Clean Water Services in a duel to the last drop.


2. Build Relationships with Investors
The first Water Venture Investment Conference will begin with an evening reception on Sept. 29 in Chicago, where guests will have the opportunity to meet 15 federally funded water startup companies. The following day, join thought leaders, investors and startup companies for training sessions and connection opportunities.


3. Test Run the Global Water Port 
The Global Water Port, an online research and collaboration powerhouse, will launch during WEFTEC 2015! Stop by booth #455 to tryout the new platform.


4. Connect With International Delegates
On Sept. 29 the Canadian Consulate General will host B2B meetings while three guest speakers discuss opportunities in their Canadian firms. Later, round out your day from 4-6 PM, with the Netherlands Consulate in booth #1472 for an afternoon reception. Stop by the French Pavilion in booth #250 to meet French companies seeking collaboration with North-American counterparts.

5. Meet Experts on the Cutting-Edge of Water Technology Development
Discover the latest in water technology with three sessions focused on the newest winners of the BREW accelerator: BREW Tank, BREW Showcase and CROC Tank in the WEF Innovation Showcase Pavilion. Join The Water Council’s Karen Frost as she moderates a discussion around fostering new water technologies at the Stormwater Pavilion on Sept. 29 at 11:15 AM.

6. Explore Milwaukee’s Global Water Hub
International visitors are encouraged to join The Water Council on Oct. 1, for a tour of the most densely populated Water Technology Cluster in the United States, Milwaukee’s World Water Hub.


7. Visit the Wisconsin Innovation Pavilion
Stay connected with Wisconsin companies and Water Council Members by visiting Booth #455 and follow us on Twitter at @TheWaterCouncil #WisWater.


8. Expand Your Network 
Meet with some of the brightest water tech entrepreneurs, international groups and other prominent WEFTEC attendees on Sept. 28! Kick off your night, 5-6 PM, with valuable networking as The Water Council and Imagine H20 co-sponsor an evening reception in the WEF Innovation Showcase Pavilion.

Looking for more WEFTEC sessions and opportunities? Download the WEFTEC App for a full list of happenings.

About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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