Exhibitor Membership

Exhibitor membership is designed for firms and organizations that are suppliers and service providers to the water environment field and who decide to partner with the water quality community to do business more effectively. Exhibitor Members are typically companies that exhibit at WEFTEC and WEF specialty conferences. Exhibitor Membership includes one company contact who receives included publications and benefits.

WEF Exhibitor Member benefits include:

Savings on WEFTEC and Conference booth space
Exhibitor Members receive the member rate on WEFTEC and Specialty Conference booth space. Exhibitor membership must be renewed for 2018 in order to qualify for the member rate on 2018 booth space.

WEF Buyers’ Guide
Exhibitor Members are listed in the WEF Buyers’ Guide

WEFTEC Priority Points
Exhibitor Members receive one (1) point per year of Exhibitor Membership. These points are added to priority points earned through exhibiting at WEF Conferences, WEFTEC, and WIN Program shows.

Manufacturers’ Representatives Listings
Exhibitor Members have electronic access to WEF Members who are Manufacturers’ Representatives.

Advertising Opportunities
New Exhibitor Members will receive a 10% Discount off of your first Advertisement in WE&T magazine and 10% off of your first Advertisement in World Water magazine.

Exhibitor Membership Dues

Annual Dues are based upon total gross annual revenue in the wastewater collection and treatment field. If multiple business units (such as parent/child or sibling companies) exhibit under one membership, then it is required that the membership be at the $3,150 level.

  • Under $1 million per year - US $840
  • $1 million – $10 million per year - US $1,470
  • $10 million – $50 million per year - US $2,250
  • Over $50 million per year - US $3,150

Exhibitor Membership includes access to the following WEF subscriptions:

  • Water Environment & Technology (WE&T)
  • World Water
  • Water Environment Research Online
  • WEF Highlights
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation

Join Today!
Download an Exhibitor Membership application

Submit an Abstract

Exhibitor Abstracts

The Call for Exhibitor Presentations will open February 26, 2019.

General Call for Abstracts

The 2019 General Call for Abstracts closes on December 3, 2018. If you submitted an abstract, you will be notified regarding the status of your submission in April 2019. Please email speakers@wef.org with any questions.

Visit the Abstract Page

Best Booth Program

Launched at WEFTEC 2017, the Best Booths program is available to all exhibitors who bring great booth game to the show. Competitive Edge, a third party, independent contractor, will be onsite throughout the WEFTEC exhibition to find the best booths in the following size and excellence categories:

Booth Size

  • Inline (up to 400 sf)
  • Shared Island / Island (401 - 900 sf)
  • Large Island (901+ sf)


  • Design Elements: Light, Color, Materials, Layout, Flow
  • Interactivity: Working models, VR, Hands-on
  • Fun/Engagement: Gamification, Staff, Giveaways
  • Messaging: Clear value proposition, Relevant imagery, Placement, Easy to read
  • Uniqueness: Theme, Colors, Staging elements, Out of the ordinary

One booth per size will win based on their performance in one or more excellence categories as judged by Competitive Edge, and receive a reward plaque, mention in WEF Highlights, and social media recognition.

What do you have to do?
View our winners from 2018 at for inspiration, and let us know how you want to be rewarded via our two question survey, then bring your best booth to WEFTEC!


Congratulations to the Best Booth Winners and Standout Booths for 2018!

2018 Best Booth Winners Report

Full Standout Booths Report

Xylem Inc. - Best Large Island

Best Large Island - Xylem

Environment One Corporation - Best Island

Best Island - Environment One Corporation

CleanWay Environmental Partners - Best Inline

Best Inline - CleanWay Environmental Partners

Manufacturers & Representatives Committee

The committee shall serve as the communication link for the manufacturers and representatives to the WEF staff, WEF Board members and other WEF committees.

The committee is charged with providing input to the WEF staff on the WEFTEC Conference and other conferences on how the conference programs are working for manufacturing members and how they can be improved to continue to meet the needs of these members. Also, the committee shall communicate to WEF staff or other committee issues relating to manufacturers that are impacting members such as regulatory or legislative items.

Committee Membership Application



John Dyson 2015 - 2018
1908 Belgrave Rd
Richmond, VA 23229-4101
Tel: (804)217-8636
Email: john.dyson@STServices.com


Bob Domkowski 2015 - 2018
889 Bridgeport Ave
Shelton, CT 06484-4621
Tel: (203)712-8998
Email: bob.domkowski@xyleminc.com

Staff Liaison

Sacha Carey
Tel: 703-684-2434
Fax: 703-684-2475
Email: Scarey@wef.org

Innovative Technology Award

Recognizes WEF Exhibitor Members who have introduced new innovative products or services related to our industry

Up to four (4) outstanding technologies and companies will be recommended for this award. The company must be an Exhibitor Member to apply, and the technology must be installed and in use for more than one year, but not more than five years.

Any new technology used withing the water industry may be sumbitted. Examples include: instrumentation, process equipment, collection systems, solids handling, stormwater treatment, water purification, software, on-site systems, and heavy machiner. Winners are announced prior to WEFTEC, the winner is recognized in the Innovation Pavilion on the show floor and awards are presented during the WEFTEC Awards celebration.

Review criteria and download the nomination form