Environmental Technologies Upcoming U.S. Trade Shows

April 28th-May 1st, 2014 – WasteExpo – Atlanta, GA

Year after year, WasteExpo is the industry's largest conference and tradeshow of its kind, serving both the public and private sectors. And this year, we’re offering you more.

More exhibitors: Solution providers are constantly innovating, and they're ready to bring you their latest and greatest at WasteExpo 2014 — to help you do your job even better! Your Exhibit Hall experience will be even more robust in Atlanta with new pavilions, show floor tours, a presentation theater and more.

More education: Last year, we successfully added a Composting/Organics Track, a C&D Workshop, a Matchmaking Program, a Show Floor Presentation Theater, and an Investor Summit — and there’s even more to come in 2014. You’ll walk away with actionable insights and useful ideas you can implement right away.

More solutions: No other event comes close to WasteExpo's size and scope. The event is designed to help you solve problems, from what’s keeping you up at night to how to improve your bottom line or cut expenses. Nowhere else can you benefit your business or department so much in four short days!

More connections: Networking opportunities let you meet colleagues from around the corner and around the world — connecting you with industry resources you can call on 24/7.

WasteExpo 2014 brings together all the players in the waste, recycling, organics, and sustainability industry. And we don’t want you to miss out!


WasteExpo is one of the Department of Commerce’s 2014 International Buyer Program (IBP) shows. Commerce’s Environmental Technologies Team is working with the show organizers to provide various export-related programs and services. Details will be posted here when they are finalized.


Hector Rodriguez
U.S. Department of Commerce

Amy Ryan
U.S. Commercial Service -- Atlanta


September 27th-October 1st, 2014 – WEFTEC – New Orleans, LA

The Water Environmental Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training. Also recognized as the largest annual water quality exhibition, the expansive show floor provides unparalleled access to the most cutting-edge technologies in the field; serves as a forum for domestic and international business opportunities; and promotes invaluable peer-to-peer networking between its more than 18,000 attendees. Attendees can learn about latest practices, technologies, solutions and regulations in the water quality field, participate in technical sessions, workshops and facility tours from various technical tracks, earn Continuing Education Credits and view the latest, cutting-edge technologies.




Ms. Aditi Palli, Trade Event Programs
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3334


Rachel Duran
International Trade Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service – Puerto Rico

David Edmiston
International Trade Specialist
U.S. Commercial Service – Minneapolis

Laila Sukkariyyah, Global Programs
Water Environment Federation
Phone: 703-684-2400



November 19-20, 2014 – Irrigation 2014 – Phoenix, AZ

The Irrigation Show is the only national trade show for irrigation industry professionals. The show is a program of the Irrigation Association, a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization dedicated to promoting efficient irrigation technologies, products and services. Manufacturers, dealers, distributors, wholesalers, contractors, designers, installation and maintenance professionals, consultants, growers, end-users and more gather together every year to:

  • Find smart solutions for agriculture, golf and turf/landscape applications.
  • See the latest products, technology and services.
  • Meet with current business partners and potential suppliers.
  • Increase productivity and profitability with targeted education and technical training.
  • Monitor critical water management issues and irrigation best practices.



Glen Roberts
U.S. Commercial Service – Fresno