WEFTEC.06 continues to set new floor space, exhibitor records

Ten weeks out from the show's opening, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) has set a new record of 231,580 net square feet of exhibit floor space reserved for WEFTEC® .06, the Federation's 79th annual exhibition and conference. The previous record of 216,350 was announced earlier this year.

ALEXANDRIA, VA, Aug. 16, 2006 -- Ten weeks out from the show's opening, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) has reserved a record 231,580 net square feet of exhibit floor space for WEFTEC® .06, the Federation's 79th annual exhibition and conference. The previous record of 216,350 was announced earlier this year.

This latest accomplishment continues a record-breaking year for the WEF. Having already surpassed the previous floor space record of 213,950 nsf in April, the Federation has also set a new record for exhibiting companies. To date, 872 companies have reserved space for WEFTEC.06 - exceeding the previous record of 869 set at WEFTEC.05 - and that number is expected to grow to over 900 by the show's opening in mid-October.

Recognized as the largest water quality event in North America, WEFTEC is a leading source for developments, research, regulations, solutions, and cutting-edge technologies in the water and wastewater fields. The event's technical program will feature 94 technical sessions, 25 workshops, and 3 special sessions in more than 20 specialty tracks.

Over 16,000 water and wastewater professionals from around the world are expected to attend WEFTEC.06, October 21-25, 2006, at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. For the latest conference information, visit www.weftec.org.

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