McCormick Place | Chicago, IL
Conference: September 30 - October 4, 2017
Exhibition: October 2 - 4, 2017
Core Program Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm daily

WEFTEC®, hosted by the Water Environment Federation, is recognized as the world’s largest annual water quality technical conference and exhibition, providing extensive educational opportunities and unparalleled access to the field’s most cutting-edge technologies and services.

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Platinum Sponsors

10th Annual Pedal With Purpose Bike Ride

Sunday, October 1, 2017 | 9:00am - 1:00pm
Bike and Roll Chicago (located in the McDonald’s Cycle Center)
239 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Join us as we pedal to raise awareness and funds to support Water For People. This year we will meet at a new location, Bike and Roll Chicago, in Millennium Park. We are offering an easy paced 20 mile route on the city’s Lakefront Trail. Over the years, Pedal With Purpose bicycle rides have raised more than $20,000 for Water For People. This event is open to the general public.

$50 for rider with bike and helmet
$80 for rider renting a hybrid bike
$100 for rider renting a road bike

To register, email: George Patrick or Gary De Kock

Water For People & TOMS Event

Sunday, October 1, 2017 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
TOMS Chicago
1611 N Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

Join us at the TOMS Chicago storefront to learn more about Water For People’s partnership with this innovative brand. This event is free to attend and open to the general public.

For more details, please reach out to Vicky Andersen.

Water For People Blues Bash featuring the NuBlu Band

Monday, October 2, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Buddy Guy’s Legends
700 S. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

We have an exciting evening lined up for you — a true celebration with great food and drinks, live music from the NuBlu Band, dancing, and networking. Proceeds of this event benefit Water For People. This event is open to the general public.

$40 advance | $50 at the door

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Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

WEF Awards and Presidential Celebration

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Reception | 4:30pm - 5:00pm
WEF Awards & Presidential Celebration | 5:00pm - 5:45pm
McCormick Place

WEF is proud to present honored recipients with a variety of awards for their hard work in protecting one of the world's most valuable resources. This year, Water For People is excited to see Eleanor Allen, CEO, become a WEF Fellow at the ceremony. Water For People’s Robert W. Hite Awardee(s) will also be announced during this event.

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