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AWWA-IA Annual Conference
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 8:00 AM to Thursday, October 28, 2021, 5:00 PM CDT
Category: Annual Conference

AWWA-IA 105th Annual Conference: October 26-28, 2021 at the DoubleTree Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex




Schedule At-A-Glance

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

11:00 am  Golf Outing Benefiting Water For People
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm  Registration
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception at Veterans Memorial Building


 Wednesday, October 27, 2021

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast & Registration
8:00 am – 11:45 am Educational Sessions & Exhibit Hall
11:45 am – 1:15 pm  Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
With special activities including the Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test, Fresh Ideas Poster Contest, and live broadcast of NEWSRADIO 1040 WHO's The Big Show
1:15 pm – 4:30 pm Educational Sessions & Exhibit Hall
4:30 pm – 6:15 pm  Reception in the Exhibit Hall
Featuring Water For People Silent Auction
6:15 pm – 8:00 pm  Annual Awards Banquet
8:00 pm  Young Professional (YP) and Friends Social Hour, Location TBD


Thursday, October 28, 2021 

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am – 1:00 pm  Educational Sessions





So Many Reasons To Attend: Earn CEUs, Bragging Rights, & More

Choose from more than 30 sessions across Treatment, Distribution, and Management tracks to earn up to 1.05 CEUs approved for Iowa Department of Natural Resources water treatment and distribution operator certification.

Build your network at the six meals and receptions included with your full conference registration:

  • Tuesday Evening Welcome Reception at Veterans Memorial Building
  • Wednesday & Thursday Breakfasts
  • Wednesday Lunch in the Exhibit Hall with special activities including the Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test, Fresh Ideas Poster Contest, and live broadcast of NEWSRADIO 1040 WHO's The Big Show
  • Wednesday Evening Reception in the Exhibit Hall featuring Water For People Silent Auction
  • Wednesday Night Awards Banquet

Earn bragging rights and the opportunity to compete against other Section Champions at AWWA’s Annual Conference & Exposition by participating in the Section's Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test or Fresh Ideas Poster Contest.



Sponsor, Exhibit, or Advertise
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with approximately 150 water supply operators, industry representatives, and city officials!

New Sponsorship Packages offer more benefits that ever before! Bundle your Exhibit Space and Program Advertisement, and unlock more opportunities for recognition. Ala Carte Exhibit Space & Advertisement Opportunities are also available, and don’t miss the chance to promote your business while raising important funds for Water For People.



Do Some Good
Help Water For People promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services for all.

  • Enjoy lunch and 18 holes at Tuesday’s Golf Outing
  • Purchase something new at Wednesday's Silent Auction
  • Donate cash, prizes, or merchandise for the fundraisers



Hotel Rooms at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cedar Rapids Convention Complex

AWWA-IA has secured a block of discounted hotel rooms at the conference venue with special pricing of $143 (+ tax) per night. Start your stay with DoubleTree’s signature warm chocolate chip cookie, and enjoy the spectacular views of downtown Cedar Rapids or the Cedar River from your stylish, luxurious, guest room.

Discounted rooms are limited and must be reserved by September 27th, so book soon! Book online now, or, if making reservations by phone, call (319) 731-4444 and be sure to reference the American Water Works Association - Iowa Section event (group code AWA) to access the discount.



Registration Rates

AWWA-IA members save $90 on a Full Conference Registration.  Check your email for your promo code.

    Early Bird Prices
Through October 1
  Standard Prices
After September 27
Registration   Member Non-Member   Member Non-Member
Full Conference Registration   $290 $380   $335 $425
Wednesday Only   $210 $300   $255 $345
Thursday Only   $150 $200   $195 $245
Guest Meal Tickets            
Extra Lunch Ticket   $40        
Extra Awards Banquet Ticket   $45