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For 57 years, AWWMA has been hosting an Annual Conference in an effort to bring together water industry professionals in Alaska who want to learn, instruct, and showcase. Keeping water and wastewater operators updated on new and innovative technology, as well as keeping the public informed has always been the mission of AWWMMA. Plan to attend, or participate and support as a presenter, an exhibitor or a sponsor! 

April 24-27, 2017 in Anchorage at the Hotel Captain Cook
  • TRADESHOW (BOOTHS ARE SOLD OUT, Plan to join us anyway as an 1, 2, or 3-day attendee and network!)
    • setup in the ballroom on Monday April 24 1:00-6:00 pm
      • Booth space includes 1 6' table, chair, and electricity
    • opens Tuesday morning
      • Breakfast and registration at 7:30 in the ballroom
    • ends Wednesday afternoon
      • teardown any time once afternoon break is over
  • MEET & GREET Reception: 6:00-8:00 pm in the Quarterdeck (10th floor)
  • FULL CONFERENCE: Tuesday April 25 – Thursday April 27
    • Registration includes all meal functions, exhibit hall pass and continuing education credit.
    • Rates and Sponsorship Opportunities can be found on the DETAILS and REGISTRATION page (click on start a new registration if the registration page doesn't not list rates)
    • Top Ops Competition - sign up at registration table beginning Tuesday morning
    • Water for People Silent Auction - Bring a donation item for the annual WATER FOR PEOPLE silent auction. This years proceeds will be donated to the RIDE WITH PURPOSE in exchange for them proudly sporting an Alaska Section patch on their jackets at ACE and WEFTEC!
    • Open to Small Water System Operators Free of Charge (if you are attending the full conference, register as a 2-day attendee only). Sign up sheet will be at registration table beginning Tuesday morning
Awards Program (DEADLINE: March 31) - Online AWARD NOMINATIONS are now being accepted for 2018

HOTEL  Book your room at the Captain Cook Hotel, at 939 W. 5th Ave in Anchorage. Call 907-276-6000 | 800-843-1950 and identify yourself as an AWWMA Conference Participant by April 18 to receive our $130/night (plus tax) conference rate!  If rooms are still available after April 18 you can still obtain our rate so do ask!

PARKING Options $18/day utilizing our Conference discount code for the Dimond Parking Lots adjacent to the hotel. The code is: AWWMA - be sure to use it when paying the meters in the lots when you park.

$25/day utilizing the Parking Garage to the west of the hotel. Ask for a discount pass at the registration table beginning Tuesday morning and receive a $5 discount when exiting the garage (does not cover in and out during the day)

Valet Parking: is offered at our 4th Avenue Entrance. The cost is $20 for 5 hours or less and $30 for 24 hour service and you can come and go as you need during that period of time with no additional charge. Please note that vehicle height must be 6’7” or less.


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