AOWMA 2018 Convention & Trade Show – Celebrating 20 Years!

The AOWMA is pleased to ask you to join us for our 20th Annual Convention and Trade Show taking place in Red Deer at the Sheraton (formerly the Capri), Red Deer, AB on February 8 – 10, 2018.

Convention Information

Planning for the convention is well underway!  The presentation schedule will feature information on regulatory changes, the impact of onsite systems in lakeshore areas, nitrogen removal, system remediation, soils, etc.  A series of practical workshops will be available to help contractors increase their level of understanding and hone their skills.

Pumpers can take advantage of presentations on the development of a standard for land application, a guideline for discharging effluent at Alberta Capital Region receiving facilities, and business softward specific to their industry.

Homeowners can participate in the Septic Sense Program being offered on Thursday night.  This session will provide information on the operation and maintenance of this critical rural infrastructure.

More presentations are being added daily.  Download the delegate brochure for more details or go online to register.

2018 Trade Show Registration is Now Open!

The 2018 trade show is open to any and all who wish to attend.  Visitors to the trade show will have the opportunity to participate in technical training sessions provided by the vendors.  Exhibition booths will be open Thursday, February 8 from mid-afternoon until evening and then will reopen in the morning on Friday and stay open until early afternoon.  The trade show is a wonderful opportunity to see and learn about new technologies and network with suppliers and fellow contractors.

The convention will provide delegates with educational and informational sessions on regulatory changes, system installation techniques and challenges, research and technology and business management information.

Of course, the most important aspect of any event such as this is the opportunity to network with your fellow industry professionals.  Networking is one of the most important features of any conference, so come and share your challenges and successes.  The exchange of information is invaluable!

Exhibitors can download an information package here, or sign up online.

More exhibitor information can be downloaded here.

New this year: 

  • Exhibitors choosing to make a presentation on their product or services during the trade show will have the assistance of a moderator to introduce them and their company and to provide support during their presentation.
  • The AOWMA will host a Septic Sense homeowner education program on Thursday evening. This presentation, supported by Red Deer County, will allow homeowners to learn about proper operation and maintenance of onsite wastewater systems and will give them a chance to visit the trade show and ask questions of industry stakeholders.

Alberta’s convention and trade show is the largest onsite wastewater event in Western Canada.   Don’t miss out.  Join us in Edmonton in February 2018!