Joint Expo and Operators Day

Save the Date!
2021 Joint Expo & Operators Day
February 2nd & 3rd, 2021

Abstract Submission is Open! Click Here to Submit

More Information about 2021 Event Coming in October!!


Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Ave  |  Lansing, MI 48933

The water show of the Midwest, Joint Expo & Operators Day offers a large exhibit floor showcasing the latest technologies, products and services the water industry has to offer.


Exhibit Floor Show Hours:
Tuesday, February 4th:   9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 5th:   8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

*Hours subject to change

REGISTER HERE to walk the exhibit floor.  You can earn 0.1 CECs in the Other Category for walking the floor and visiting with exhibitors.

Exhibitor registration is NOW OPEN!

(Note: if you are registered for Operators Day training, Infrastructure Funding Seminar, How to Give a Media Interview or How to Talk to a Legislator, you do NOT need to register separately for Joint Expo) 


Click here to view the agenda.

Water and wastewater utility managers and operators should plan to attend either or both days of this training opportunity. You can earn 0.3 CECs in the Technical Category each day (max of 0.6)

Operators Day Pricing:
Tuesday OR Wednesday: $115
BOTH Tuesday and Wednesday: $230


Infrastructure Funding Seminar
Tuesday, February 4th
8:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
0.2 Managerial DW & WW CECs

This seminar will provide valuable information to 
Utility Owners, Managers, Superintendents, and 
Consultants associated with infrastructure systems.
Current funding programs, water infrastructure audit
tips and benefits of partnerships will be discussed.
Offered Tuesday only.

Click Here to See the Agenda & More Info!

How to Give a Media Interview
Wednesday, February 5th
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
0.3 WW Managerial CECs
DW CECs Pending

How do you respond when a reporter calls your office or stops you at a project? This interactive training will offer advice for choosing your words and dealing with situations when the worst thing you can say is "no comment."
Offered Wednesday only.

Click here for more information & agenda.

How to Talk to Your Legislator
Wednesday, February 5th
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

0.2 WW Managerial CECs
DW CECs Pending

With term limits, the Michigan House and Senate are experiencing massive turn over. Join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to make the most of the few minutes you may have with a legislator.
Offered Wednesday only.

Click here for more information & agenda.

Hotel and Parking

Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the exhibitor. The Lansing Radisson Hotel (connected to the Lansing Center by pedway) is offering a flat room rate of $139 per night for reservations on or before January 20, 2020 or until the room block is full. Phone 517-482-0188 and refer to Promotional Code AWWA20.

Parking near the Lansing Center is available behind / under the Lansing Center (off Cedar Street) and in the North Grand Avenue ramp, connected to Lansing Center via the pedway. 

Click here for a map of shuttle and additional parking locations.

New for 2020 - Water Careers Experience
The Young/New Professionals are hosting a new kind of learning experience for college and high school students on careers in water. This complimentary event offers students the opportunity to receive a guided tour around the Joint Expo exhibit hall. Then, travel to the John Dye Water Treatment plant nearby for a guided tour of this historic building. Lunch is included. Young and New Professionals willing to act as docents and students planning to attend, please RSVP to

Speakers: Please use the PowerPoint Templates provided for your presentations at Joint Expo Operators Day events.
Operators Day PowerPoint
Infrastructure Funding Seminar
How to Give a Media Interview
How to Talk to a Legislator