Annual Conference & Exposition


June 11-14 | Exposition: June 12-14 | MANDALAY BAY CONVENTION CENTER| LAS VEGAS | USA

ACE International Reception


Are you outside of North America? The AWWA Red-Carpet Service can take the hassle out of traveling and ensure your experience is seamless. Take advantage of local experts who will help you to travel carefree from the moment you land to the end of your trip. 

The program includes

  • Transportation from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas to your hotel-applies to delegations of 4 or more people traveling together. On Thursday, June 14, the first shuttle will leave for the airport at 8:00 a.m. and will run on the hour. Last shuttle will leave Mandalay Bay Convention Center at 5:00 p.m.
  • Special concierge service at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center to pick-up registration materials and more.
  • Access to interpreters (Mandarin, Spanish, Korean, Tagalog languages only) during the conference. Pre-registration is required.
  • Certificate of Attendance for joining us at ACE18! To obtain your certificate, visit the International Resource Center at ACE.
  • Meet the AWWA President and CEO and have your photo taken on Wednesday, June 13 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. and at the International Resource Center and Tuesday,  June 12 from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.


Interested in bringing a group of delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition?

Contact AWWA's Manager of International Programs, John Anderson


Do you need a letter of invitation from AWWA? Submit the request form

Requests will be honored for attendees and presenters with the intent to register.

U.S. Embassy, Visa Waiver Program and other details for tourism Learn more.


Bring a delegation of 5 or more participants and receive one complimentary registration of equal or lesser value for free.

Offer valid until June 1, 2018. 



Full-conference registration includes access to all professional sessions and Exhibit Hall, Expo Café lunch tickets, Exhibit Hall networking events, ACE Wrap Party and the ACE Online event. 

Members US $1,095 | Nonmembers US $1,295




ACE18 Housing is now closed. 

Attendees are welcome to reach out to any of the hotels AWWA is contracted with to book a reservation. View the hotel map.

For assistance with reservation changes at any hotel, please contact our official housing company, Par Avion.

1.310.590.4736 |


Things to do in Las Vegas - popular restaurants and stuff to do on the Vegas strip. Learn more

Get ready for your trip - packing, weather, currency, transportation and other information about your trip to the United States. Learn more

Eat - Check out top rated restaurants organized by price and type of cuisine. Learn more




View the ACE18 Announcement - International Editions

English  Japanese

Chinese  Korean

Hindi  Spanish




Tuesday, June 12 
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13 
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 

Thursday, June 14 
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Welcome international attendees! We encourage you to visit the International Resource Center and take advantage of the many resources available to you, including an international attendee lounge, and the list of ACE attendees sorted by country. Staff and volunteers will also be available to answer your questions about the professional program, technical tours, local areas of interest, and all the activities at the conference.



Tuesday, June 12 | 5:30–7:00 p.m. 

Each year, AWWA takes great pleasure in hosting a reception specifically for international participants. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize with colleagues from around the world, renew old acquaintances and make new friends. AWWA’s leadership and International Council Members will be available to meet and discuss international issues in a relaxed, social atmosphere.

For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Education Group.

Planning ahead? View future Annual Conference dates.

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ACE19 call for abstracts opens this week!

ACE18 proceedings will be available early August. 

full-conference attendees & AWWA members
can enjoy 30 hours of pre-recorded content for FREE. Learn more about ACE Online.