2016 water conferences and events

From industry trade shows to international water summits, 2016 will bring plenty of opportunities for networking and sharing ideas about sustainable development. Here is a brief overview of upcoming water events for the year.

International Water Summit
January 18-21
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

This event is a global meeting point for showcasing and developing solutions for water sustainability in arid regions. Last year there were 180 exhibitors and nearly 10,000 attendees. Xylem will be exhibiting at booth 3330.

2016 AHR Expo
January 25-27
Orlando, Florida

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration (AHR) Expo is one of the largest events in the HVACR industry. More than 60,000 people are expected to attend this year. Xylem will be exhibiting at booth 2212.

WWETT 2016
February 17-20
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show is one of the world’s largest trade shows for environmental service professionals. Xylem will be exhibiting in booths 2355 and 2356.

World Water-Tech Investment Summit
February 22- 24
London, UK

At this summit, 250 industry leaders will meet to discuss new models for smarter, more effective water and wastewater infrastructure and share case studies of best practices from around the globe.

WEX GLOBAL 2016
February 29-March 2
Lisbon, Portugal

The theme of this year’s summit from the Water and Energy Exchange is “Water, Energy and the Zero Waste Society.” The summit will explore how the water industry can lead the way in transitioning to a circular economy.

PITTCON Conference and Expo 2016
March 6-10
Atlanta, Georgia

PITTCON is one of the largest conferences in laboratory science. It offers 100 short courses and 2,000 presentations on analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. Xylem brand Bellingham + Stanley will exhibit at the event.

Asia Water 2016
April 6-8
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

More than 14,000 people attend this leading trade show in Southeast Asia for the water and wastewater industries. Xylem’s YSI brand will be exhibiting at the event.

Pollutec Brasil
April 12-15
São Paulo, Brazil

At this trade show 100 companies present their expertise, solutions and innovations in the sanitation and environment sectors. Workshops and training are also held for the 4,000 attendees from Brazil and Latin America.

Global Water Safety Conference
April 25-28
Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

The International Water Association and the Philippine Water Works Association are organizing this conference around the theme: “A pathway to universal access of safe drinking water and sanitation and improved service delivery.”

ECWATECH 2016
April 26-28
Moscow, Russia

This biennial trade show is a leading exhibition for the water and wastewater industries in Russia and the CIS region. Xylem will be exhibiting at booth C6.

IFAT 2016
May 30-June 3
Munich, Germany

As a world-leading trade show for water, sewage and raw materials management, IFAT draws more than 3,000 exhibitors and 135,000 visitors per year. Xylem will be exhibiting at booth A6.451/550.

Aquatech China 2016
June 15-17
Shanghai, China

As part of the global Aquatech trade shows, Aquatech China 2016 will exhibit the latest water technology for process, drinking and wastewater. More than 2,000 exhibitors are expected from 30 countries.

AWWA ACE’16
June 19-22
Chicago, Illinois

The annual conference of the American Water Works Association, ACE gathers together thousands of water utility decision makers from around the world. The theme for this year is “Uniting the world of water.”

Singapore International Water Week
July 10-14
Singapore

This event brings together stakeholders from the global water industry to share best practices and showcase the latest technology. Xylem is a founding sponsor of the event and participates in the Water Leaders Summit and Industrial Water Solutions Forum.

World Water Week
August 27-September 2
Stockholm, Sweden

Close to 300 organizations from 130 countries meet at this event, organized by SIWI, to discuss global water issues. This year’s theme is “Water for Sustainable Growth.” Xylem is the global sponsor of the Stockholm Junior Water Prize, awarded during the event.

THE WATER EXPO 2016
August 31-September 1
Miami, Florida

A trade show for U.S. and international manufacturers and suppliers of water-related equipment and technology. This year’s theme is “Empowering water for all of The Americas!”

WEFTEC
September 24-28
New Orleans, Louisiana

This trade show from the Water Environment Federation is one of the biggest of its kind in North America, attended by 25,000 people. WEFTEC’s show floor presents cutting-edge solutions from the field. Xylem launches new technology at the event every year.

World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016
October 9-13
Brisbane, Australia

More than 5,000 water professionals meet at this event, organized by the International Water Association, to showcase technical and service solutions. Xylem, a sponsor of the event, will be exhibiting in booth 210.

Aquatech Mexico 2016
October 26-28
Mexico City, Mexico

Aquatech will host its first-ever trade show in Mexico this year, which will be co-located with the GREEN Expo, Mexico’s leading environmental and renewable energy exhibition. Aquatech Amsterdam will be held in 2017.

International Water Conference
November 5-10
San Antonio, Texas

This educational conference focuses on commercial-free discussions about technology and presents the latest scientific advances in the field. Xylem sponsored the event in 2015.

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