Conferences & Events - Exhibit, Sponsor, Advertise

Exhibiting or sponsoring with AWWA gives your company brand recognition and the ability to find new clients within the water industry. Learn more about all of the opportunities available at or check with your Territory Sales Manager.

2019 Conference Schedule

AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition  Feb. 25 - 28    New Orleans, LA 
AWWA/WEF The Utility Management Conference™  Mar. 5 - 8 Nashville, TN
Sustainable Water Management Conference Mar. 31 - Apr. 3 Tucson, AZ
International Symposium: Waterborne Pathogens Apr. 29 - 30 Tampa, FL
Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE19) Jun. 9 - 12 Denver, CO
Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition  Oct. 20 - 23 St. Louis, MO
Water Quality Technology Conference® & Exposition  Nov. 3 - 7 Dallas, TX
North American Water Loss Conference  Dec. 3 - 5 Nashville, TN


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“ACE is a great opportunity to see what is new in the industry by spending quality time with vendors in the exhibit hall, networking with other professionals while sharing experiences, and excellent technical sessions. My knowledge of the industry increases with each attendance!” ACE18 Attendee


ACE by the numbers

82% of attendees rated their overall experience at ACE18 excellent or very good.

48% of attendees go to ACE to evaluate and compare products in the Exhibit Hall.

70% of attendees go to network with other attendees, exhibitors, and speakers.

66% of ACE18 attendees say the Exhibit Hall was extremely or very important in their decision to attend.

80% of ACE18 attendees rated the Exhibit Hall either 4 or 5 stars (out of 5).

58% of ACE18 attendees spent over five hours interacting with exhibitors. 94% spent two or more hours interacting with exhibitors, and the average time spent interacting with exhibitors was six hours.

54% of ACE18 attendees have either sole or share purchasing decision responsibility, 36% provide input to decision makers, and only 10% of attendees have no input in purchasing decisions.

From ACE18 Attendee Survey

“ACE was definitely the place to hear presentations on the latest innovations happening in the water industry.The exhibit hall was awash in the latest and greatest infrastructure technology that Service Providers had to offer. ACE gave me the opportunity to connect with friends and network with new people from across the world. ACE is the place where you can connect with the leaders of our industry and the leaders of AWWA. It’s the people; the people in our industry are by far the best of the best, and getting to interact, network and learn with them is why ACE is a must attend. See you in Denver. ” ACE18 Exhibitor


ACE19 exhibitors and sponsors will have direct access to thousands of water utility decision makers from around the globe. Join AWWA June 9-12, 2019, in Denver, Colorado—AWWA's hometown.

More information about exhibiting and sponsoring at ACE19.

AWWA distributes conference programs to attendees at each of our conferences.


Specialty Conference Programs


Each specialty conference has a highly-targeted audience. Advertising in the Conference Program is a great way to reach these focused segments and educate them about your products and services.

Find out more about advertising in any of our conference programs by contacting your Territory Sales Manager. 

ACE19 Conference Program

Be seen in the digital version of the ACE19 Conference Program available before the show. Then double your exposure, as each attendee receives the print version at onsite registration. Many use their program as a reference well after the conference is over.

Position Options:
• Cover (C2, C3, C4) $8,318
• Two-Page Spread $10,302
• Full Page $6,066
• Half Page (horizontal or vertical) $5,066
• Quarter Page $4,390
• Product Marketplace $1,160

Specialty Advertising:
• Reverse Z-Fold $9,981
• Bellyband $8,657
• Bookmark $8,657
• Insert (2-Page) $8,038
• Insert (4-page) $8,100
• Post-It® Note $5,000 


2019 Conference Program Display Ad Specs

Mechanical Specifications

  • Screen: 120/133
  • Printing: Web offset
  • Fonts: PostScript Type 1, no TrueType or font substitutions


PDF File Submission

High-resolution PDF file submission is preferred over sending native files.

  • PDF/X-1a compliance (Note: PDF/X-1a is a PDF output option in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.)
  • No spot colors—must be CMYK, not RGB
  • All fonts must be embedded and transparencies flattened. (Note: These requirements are built into the PDF/X-1a preset.)
  • All elements must be high-resolution (300 ppi). Ink density 300%
  • Do not apply security to the file.
  • Use crop and bleed marks offset from the printable area.


General Guidelines

  • Do not send press releases for product ads.
  • Photo or logo files must be in .EPS, .TIF, or .JPG format and be named with the appropriate extension.
  • File resolution should be at least 300 ppi.
  • Do not compress the files.



 Two-Page Spread Live area: 15” × 10”
w/bleed: 16.25” × 11”
 Full Page Final trim: 8” × 10.75”
Live area: 7.25” × 10”
w/bleed: 8.25” × 11”
 Two-Thirds Page Vertical  
4.625” × 9.25”
 One-Half Page Horizontal  
7” × 4.875”
 One-Half Page Vertical  
3.375” × 9.25”
 One-Third Page Island  
4.625” × 4.875”
 One-Third Page Vertical  
2” × 9.25”
 One-Fourth Page  
3.375” × 4.875”
 Binding  Perfect  


Not all sizes available for every conference.


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exhibitLooking for new customers? AWWA events provide unparalleled access to utility decision makers. Opportunities are available all year long, across North America.
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sponsorThe right sponsorship can differentiate your company from the competition, increase exposure and awareness, and position your organization as a thought leader and committed industry supporter.
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