Young Professionals Summit

YP Summit 2024

Young Professionals (YP) Summit

The WEF/AWWA Young Professionals (YP) Summit is the premier water and wastewater industry workshop for young professionals. Join other young leaders by exploring your role in water and discussing how you can best serve the water sector at large.

This is a skills development workshop that provides supplemental training and networking opportunities to emerging leaders and students in the water sector. 

All students and young professionals in water-related roles are encouraged to join. 

Check back soon for YP Summit '25 Location and Dates!


YP Summit '25 February 9 - 11 

Dallas, Texas

Hilton Anatole Dallas

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AWWA Water Equation awards five scholarships to utility employees to attend YP Leader Training Day and YP Summit

Congratulations to this year's AWWA Water Equation 5 scholarship winners:

  • Jennifer Toney - Alabama
  • Wesley Stockwell - Minnesota
  • Chathurika Bandara - Texas
  • Bharathi Murali - Ontario

Sponsor Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring the 2025 YP Summit? Email to express your interest.
The YP Summit 2024 landed with an impressive 320 attendees!  Our sponsors had the opportunity to have visibility among the industry's emerging leaders and even engage and learn some from them during networking opportunities.

sponsor opportunitiesSupport the future of water! The Young Professionals Summit offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company's impact and visibility throughout the conference. 

Co-hosted by AWWA and WEF, The YP Summit is the premier water and wastewater industry workshop for young professionals. 

Show your support of these future industry leaders by taking advantage of the 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 these up and coming YPs! 


YP Summit attendees will learn about emerging issues in our industry and connect with a diverse group of water industry peers. The program is intended to challenge attendees to think critically about our industry (present and future) and to establish lasting connections with peers. Where else can you find so many professionals facing the same issues as your organization and learn how others are addressing those challenges? Are there solutions you’re not aware of? 

The Justification Letter has several tips to guide you in your request for approval to attend YP Summit.

Download the 2024 Justification Letter

Stay tuned for the 2025 Justification Letter

Come back for more details for the 2025 AWWA YP Leader Training Day Agenda.

Details for the 2025 Pre-Summit Activity to come.