Over the past three decades, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference™ as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available. For COVID-19 resources, current cancellation policy, health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.
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COVID-19 Update - Please note: On July 28, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Executive Order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors. The Order is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections, the impact of the Delta variant and new CDC guidance.
As a result, AWWA & WEF will now require ALL attendees to wear masks at all conference events, regardless of vaccination status. View Mayor Bottoms' press release released yesterday at 7pm central time.
Register by July 2, 2021, for best rates!
Cancellation Policy: For attendees canceling due to COVID-19, AWWA will apply 2021 paid registration fees to the following year's conference. A refund of dollars paid will be processed upon request. AWWA shall not be liable for any expenses incurred. Substitution registrations are welcome. To apply for the substitution registration or transfer or refund of fees, submit your cancelation request in writing to email@example.com.
If you require a registration form, please reach out to AWWA Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public relations specialists
Utility managers and executives
CFOs and finance directors
Public works directors
Engineers Project managers
Human resource professionals
We are thrilled to be able to showcase our water sector heroes from the past year! Submit your photos of
your utility workers to be included in a slideshow being presented during the Opening General Session Here.
Questions? Please contact Stephanie Passarelli at email@example.com.
The 2021 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference will be held at the Hilton Atlanta.
COVID-19 Update - Please note: On July 28, 2021 Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Executive Order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors. The Order is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections, the impact of the Delta variant and new CDC guidance.”
Click here for information on how Hilton is keeping attendees safe. For information on the current COVID-19 restrictions in Atlanta, please click here.
Conference Housing is now closed. Please contact the hotel directly at 404-659-2000 should you need hotel assistance.
Alert: Please be aware of fraudulent organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the links provided above. Reservations made through any other housing services company could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an organization you believe to be fraudulent, contact AWWA Lodging.
View the Online Program
Onsite Program Digital Magazine
Conference proceedings will be added within the online program approximately 6-8 weeks after the conclusion of the event.
2021 Conference at-a-glance
Subject to change. Please refer to onsite program and mobile app for schedule changes.
The AWWA/WEF Young Professionals (YP) Summit is the premier water and wastewater industry workshop for young professionals. Join other future leaders by exploring your role in water and discussing how you can best serve your organization and community.
The AWWA/WEF 2021 YP Summit is going virtual. Join us on August 3rd, starting at 1 pm MST! Visit the AWWA/WEF 2021 YP Summit homepage.
The Utility Management Conference offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company's impact and visibility throughout the conference.
Co-hosted by AWWA and WEF, The Utility Management Conference has been established as one of the leading, more informative, and most prestigious management conferences available to the water and wastewater industry. Over 800 attendees share experiences and learn from others in similar situations, as sessions respond to the most pressing utility management issues of the day.
For even greater visibility at UMC, review the sample sponsorship opportunities listed below. Being a conference sponsor is a great way to leverage your presence at the conference, increase your brand awareness, and put your organization’s name in front of all Utility Management Conference attendees.
2021 Sponsor Opportunities and Application
Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the management of today's water and wastewater utilities - join us!
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For additional information on the 2022 Call for Abstracts, visit the WEF website here.
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