AWWA/WEF Young Professionals Summit

AWWA/WEF Young Professionals (YP) Summit - March 3-5, 2019, Nashville, TN

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.


Registration and booking a room are completed through the Utility Management Conference registration and housing pages. 

Register Online

Are you a WEF member and not an AWWA member? Use this link for your registration discount. 
*Note - discount applied at checkout.

Download the Registration Form (PDF)

Registration Rates

Registration Type
YP Summit (includes Monday & Tuesday receptions, Summit) $110  $150
YP Summit Plus UMC registration (available to Summit attendees only) $160  $200

Cancellation Policy: Please send cancellations in writing, on company letterhead, via fax or email to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations emailed/fax-dated by 2/4/19 will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Beginning on 2/5/19, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are always welcome. Fax requests for substitutions or cancellations to 303.347.0804 or email to customer service

Photo and Information Release: By registering for this event, you agree to allow AWWA to use your photo in any AWWA-related publication or website. Registrants may receive show-related and promotional emails from exhibitors. AWWA uses a third party for this service, and at no time was your email disclosed to exhibitors. 

Hotel Information

Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce St.
Nashville, TN 37203

Conference Rate: $249 plus tax per night.   

Get away to the Music Capital of the World at Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Enjoy the perfect location within walking distance of premier downtown attractions, including B.B. King's Blues Club, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium and the historic Second Avenue District. 

Book a Room

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. Reservations made through any other housing services company cannot be guaranteed by AWWA and could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an agency other than Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureau, please email AWWA Lodging

March 4
AWWA YP Leadership Training
WEF Emerging Leaders Workshop
AWWA/WEF YP Summit Welcome Reception

March 5
AWWA/WEF Networking Reception

March 6-8
AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference

The program is currently being developed. Check back in the spring for more information regarding program and speakers!

8:30 a.m.–noon - Morning Session 

12:00 –1:30 p.m. - Lunch

1:30–4:30 p.m. - Afternoon Session 

4:30–5:30 p.m. - Closing


Monday, March 4

AWWA YP Leadership Training (1:00-5:00 p.m.)
AWWA’s training is geared toward the AWWA YP Committee, Section YP Chairs, and AWWA members interested in getting involved in AWWA YP programs, committees, and other volunteer opportunities. Students and YPs will have to opportunity to meet AWWA leadership and fellow YP leaders, cultivate leadership skills, and discuss and address the issues facing the water industry. Training is free, but registration is required.

WEF Emerging Leaders Workshop (1:00-5:00 p.m.)
WEF’s workshop is for emerging YP leaders interested in networking and creative collaboration. YPs will have to opportunity to meet WEF leadership and fellow YP leaders, cultivate leadership skills, and discuss and address the issues facing YPs in the water environment industry. The workshop is free, but registration is required.

AWWA/WEF YP Summit Welcome Reception 
Join us for a welcome reception off-site! All AWWA and WEF student and young professional members attending the YP Summit are invited to attend the welcome reception. 

Tuesday, March 5

The annual YP Summit program offers guidance from industry experts, technical programming, as well as professional development sessions. 

AWWA/WEF YP Summit Networking Reception
This evening reception will allow attendees time to connect with their peers and experienced professionals alike!


Photos will be posted post-YP Summit. Thanks in advance to the photographer and AWWA Young Professional’s Committee member, Ashley Waldron!