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Date: September 21-25, 2019
Venue: tbc
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Target Audience: Water companies
Sector: Clean Technologies, Infrastructure

WEFTEC is the largest Water/Wastewater conference & expo in the North America, hosting over 25,000 delegates.  It has a significant presence of buyers from the Americas, making attendance at this show one of the most cost-effective ways of promoting and identifying opportunities for the 100+ Canadian exhibitors who specialize in the areas of: UV/purification; membrane filtration; microbiological purification; nutrient recovery; water recycling and re-use and monitoring & control systems & etc. The large & growing number of Canadian exhibitors.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet academic or research entities
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Export Café (individual meetings with Trade Commissioners from different international markets)
  • Networking event
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Product pitch to select audiences
  • Site visits 

The Trade Commissioner, Ann Rosen, is specializing in the clean technology sector for the Chicago markets and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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