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Organised by the International Water Association, this is the global event on water solutions that brings together thought leaders, decision makers, leading researchers and business representatives from within and outside the water sector.

Focusing on leading practice, innovation and solutions, the event provides new networking and business opportunities, and ensures maximum exposure between participants, exhibitors and sponsors. It connects you with the right people and the right solutions, fosters new collaborations and partnerships, and provides a platform for exhibitors and sponsors to raise their profile amongst leading water professionals and companies.

Trade visitor registration is now open for the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2024 in Toronto. Trade visitor registration is free of charge, and trade visitors will have access to the Exhibition, incl. the Business Forum sessions. The exhibition is open for trade visitors from Monday 12 August – Thursday 15 August 2024.

Join the Exhibition!

Robert Haller, Executive Director of the Canadian Water & Wastewater Association, invites you to participate as an exhibitor at the WWCE 2024 in Toronto!

You can still request to participate using the application form.

Focus areas

  • Innovations in membrane technologies for desalination and water reuse.
  • Non-revenue water management with a focus on solutions and technologies for smart metering, pressure management, active leakage control.
  • Pipe infrastructure with a focus on asset renewal & replacement and application to emerging economies.
  • Business opportunities and models for the recovery of water, nutrients and energy from wastes.
  • Systems and technologies that promote effective industrial wastewater reuse in water-scarce regions.
  • Smart utility network infrastructure to support smart cities in emerging economies.
  • Adaptation approaches to ensure urban resilience and sustainability, in response to global change pressures.

Who will exhibit?

Exhibitors at the World Water Congress & Exhibition in Toronto will be:

  • Technology solution providers
  • Product manufacturers
  • Service providers
  • Water & Wastewater utilities
  • Knowledge & research institutes
  • Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Consultants
  • International organizations
  • International, regional and local trade media.
The exhibition will host several country pavilions and will have various thematic pavilions.

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition offers a unique opportunity to profile your organisation and showcase your technical and service solutions with over 10,000 water professionals from around the world.


Bridging the space between industry, business, technology, innovation, practice and science to share knowledge and develop networks that will shape the water agenda for decades to come.


The event is promoted to a worldwide network of more than 50,000 water professionals through multiple digital channels and international, regional and local media partners.


All exhibitors can take advantage of unique, sponsorship and partnership opportunities, tailor-made to meet their needs and enable them to make an impact and play a leading role in an event.


All exhibitors can take advantage of unique networking facilities. These include matchmaking programmes for exhibitors, meet the delegations programmes, Business Forums and more.

Excellent Reputation

The International Water Association is a trusted professional association with an excellent reputation and track record for delivering high-profile international events around the world.

Lunch and Coffee

All Exhibitors will be located in the main Exhibition hall where all lunch and coffee breaks will be served. The hall will also host other social functions and receptions, enabling full integration between Exhibition and Conference.

Target audience

The key audience for the exhibition are the congress delegates, water professionals from across the full water cycle from more than 100 countries worldwide. In addition to the congress delegates, the exhibition will attract local, regional and international trade visitors. IWA expects over 10,000 participants from the global water sector.

The networking hotspot

The international Exhibition floor will be the networking hotspot during the event. All lunches, coffee and tea breaks will be served in the exhibition hall providing key opportunities to showcase your brand and to network with Congress delegates.

Exhibitors can benefit from a discount on the Congress registration fee. This enables exhibitors to attend all sessions and with that direct and wider networking opportunities.

Host a business forum

The Business Forums are a component of the Congress Programme and provide a series of sessions where delegates can interact with national delegations, commercial and noncommercial organisations to discuss and learn about the innovations and new developments (projects, services,
research, challenges, and strategic direction) of single companies and countries. Sponsors and exhibitors of the World Water Congress & Exhibition can apply for session timeslots in the Business Forum programme.

You can reserve your space by submitting a completed
application form. To obtain the application form, please e-mail
the IWA Exhibition Management at

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