Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) 2023

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Date: September 30 to October 4, 2023
Venue: McCormick Place
Location: Chicago, IL, United States of America
Target Audience: Canadian water technology companies that wish to highlight their innovative solutions in the following areas: water recycling and reuse, membrane filtration, microbiological purification, nutrient recovery, monitoring and control systems, wastewater and storm water treatment, and odor solutions.
Sector: Clean technologies

Event Description:

Join us at WEFTEC (Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference) 2023 to connect with water utility and industrial buyers to grow your business!

WEFTEC is the world's most comprehensive gathering of water quality professionals and thought leaders, featuring the sector's leading conference and exhibition program and a variety of valuable networking opportunities. The conference is taking place this year from September 30 to October 4 in Chicago, IL.

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), in collaboration with provincial partners and industry organizations, is planning free in-person programming for Canadian companies (all activities are in person only except the webinars), on the margins of WEFTEC 2023. These international business development activities are targeted to Canadian companies that are registered or exhibiting at WEFTEC.

TCS Activities for Canadian Companies at WEFTEC:

Webinar: Pre-WEFTEC briefing (virtual)

Webinar: Latin America Water Opportunities (virtual)

Water Tech Opportunities Breakfast for Canadian firms (in-person)

Business-to-business (B2B) meetings with international buyers and contacts (In-person)

Export Cafe to meet Canadian Trade Commissioners (in-person)

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Trade commissioner Ann Rosen ( specializes in the water/wastewater sector and can provide information on this event and others you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region.

The TCS helps Canadian companies navigate the complexities of international markets. With 1,000 Trade Commissioners in offices across Canada and on the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide, the TCS offers market intelligence and an unmatched network of contacts to help Canadian companies succeed abroad.

The TCS offers services free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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