Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
The annual One Water Conference moves to a different region of the state every year. In 2023, we are excited to be at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in beautiful Columbus, Ohio. This is a can’t miss event!
It’s YOUR booth and YOUR choice, you will be able to pick your booth when you register and will immediately have your final booth number.
Hilton Columbus Downtown
402 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
IMPORTANT NOTE: The One Water office has moved! Please update your records and send the revised W-9 to your billing department to avoid any payment delays.
Please be aware that no one other than OWEA, OAWWA or George Fern should be reaching out to you regarding your booth. George Fern is our decorating company who will be your touch point for carpet, electricity, etc. They will be contacting you by email, NOT PHONE. We are aware that some exhibitors have been contacted by individuals in no way affiliated with George Fern, One Water, OWEA or OAWWA. Please note we DO NOT sell our attendee or exhibitor list and anyone who is contacting you regarding this is not legitimate.
Beware of Unauthorized Calls!
Hotel reservations at the negotiated rates can only be made through the Hilton Booking Link listed on this page. One Water does not authorize or endorse any other housing service or independent broker. For your own protection, do not make reservations through any other housing or travel company.
|Member 10x10 Standard* Booth||$995||$1,145||Not available|
|Nonmember 10x10 Standard* Booth||$1,295||$1,445|
|Member 20x10 Heavy Equipment Booth||$1,695||$1,945|
|Nonmember 20x10 Heavy Equipment Booth||$2,195||$2,445|
Each Additional Booth Attendee
|Listing in Exhibitor Passport||$250||Not available|
*Premium booth space available for additional $75-$150
Your Standard Exhibit Booth will Include:
One full conference registration for primary exhibitor
Draped and skirted table (6')
Here are some special items to note before you register:
Before June 30, 2023, you do not need to pay at the time of your registration but we do require payment in full by June 30, 2023 or your booth will be released. Registrations made after June 30, 2023 will require payment in full at the time of registration.
Terms and Conditions:
1. No part of your exhibit may extend out of your 10' x 10' space or large equipment space.
2. No loud music may come from your exhibit that distracts from others booths.
3. Your exhibit must remain up during exhibit hall hours and be staffed.
4. No part of your exhibit can be used to distract from others exhibits.
5. All exhibit personnel must be registered and wear their name badge.
6. Exhibitor services information will be available closer to the conference.
7. Any additional furnishings or services outside of those mentioned above must be directly contracted with the show decorator. Any additional charges are the sole responsibility of the exhibiting company including drayage. This includes WiFi, water, and electric.
8. No access will be available to the exhibit hall prior to Monday, August 21, 2023. Exact access hours will be published prior to the conference.
9. One Water is not responsible for any property loss associated with your exhibit.
10. No outside food or drink may be distributed from your booth. All food and drink for attendees must be contracted through Greater Columbus Convention Center.
11. Exhibit personnel may not enter another exhibitor's booth space without obtaining permission. At no time may anyone enter an unstaffed booth of another exhibitor.
12. Cancellations must be received by June 30, 2023 in order to be eligible for a refund minus applicable credit card fees. Any cancellations after June 30, 2023 or no shows will not be eligible for a refund.
|9 AM - 5 PM||Golf Outing|
|12 PM -5 PM||Exhibitor Registration & Setup|
|5:30 - 7:30 PM||Welcome Event|
|7 AM - 9 AM||Exhibitor Registration & Setup|
|10 AM - 5 PM||Exhibits Open|
|5 PM - 6:30 PM||Exhibit Hall Mixer|
|6:30 PM - 9:30 PM||Meet & Greet|
|7 AM - 2:30 PM||Exhibits Open|
|2:30 PM - 3 PM||Exhibit Tear Down|
|5 PM - 7 PM||Happy Hour|
The full schedule is available under the Attend tab.
Please email email@example.com if your question is not answered below.
We will be following all CDC and state guidelines regarding COVID-19 which may include masks, social distancing, and any other safety measures.
We need a name for each booth. Please register with the person you think will be attending. Substitutions or additions can be made until August 2, 2023 by following a link at the bottom of your confirmation email. After August 2, substitutions or additions will need to take place onsite and will involve significant wait times.
It’s guaranteed booth traffic! The Exhibitor Passport is a Bingo Card that will be included in each attendee’s registration packet. The exhibitor will receive a stamp to mark their space off the card once the attendee has visited your booth. Completed cards can be entered to win one large prize and several small prizes.
Our service provider will email registered attendees a few months before the show with a detailed packet including all options and prices for ordering. You will be able to order any additional services at this time.
A heavy equipment booth is a 20 ft. x 10 ft. space that is completely open, no table, no draping, to allow for heavy equipment to be brought in. Bringing in heavy equipment will incur additional costs and will need to be purchased through our service provider.
Yes! The main exhibitor will have access to technical sessions with their badge as long as they indicate they will be attending sessions on their registration. If your additional booth attendees would like to attend a session they should instead register as an attendee.
We will have engineers, operators, regulatory, manufacturer’s reps, and laboratory professionals from all aspects of the water and wastewater industry.
An attendee list containing names and companies will be available to registered exhibitors after registration closes on August 2, 2023. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a list.
One Water is a joint effort between OWEA and OAWWA and replaces both organizations' separate conferences.
Please view our Sponsorship Webpage
or call 614.488.5800.
We encourage you to purchase additional event tickets ahead of time through your conference registration. If you need to add tickets after you have registered, but before August 2, 2023, you can follow the link at the bottom of your confirmation email to add them. Tickets can also be purchased at the registration desk during the conference but could involve significant wait times.
No. Substitutions are welcomed without penalty. Substitutions can be made until August 2, 2023 by following a link at the bottom of your confirmation email. After August 2, substitutions will need to take place onsite and will involve significant wait times. Partial substitutions are not allowed. Registrants must transfer their entire registration to a new person, not just a portion.
One Water can accept VISA, MasterCard, Discovercard, and American Express credit cards payments
One Water can accept company, personal and travelers checks payable in US dollars, to "One Water"
Cash is accepted onsite only
One Water's Exhibitor Refund Policy
Cancellations must be received by June 30, 2023 in order to be eligible for a refund minus applicable credit card fees. Any cancellations after June 30, 2023 or no shows will not be eligible for a refund.
Registration will open at 12 PM on Monday and 7 AM on Tuesday.
Our headquarters hotel is the Westin Cleveland Downtown. We will be posting a booking link with our group rate in the next few months.
Early bird pricing ends at midnight on June 7, 2023 At 12:01 on June 8, 2023 late pricing begins. There are no exceptions.
The Golf outing location will be announced shortly.
Casual to business casual is acceptable. Please keep in mind that the temperature can fluctuate from room to room, so dressing in layers is a good option.
Casual attire is acceptable.
Business casual attire is acceptable. The event is not formal.
We strive to provide diverse food options at each meal and will have vegetarian options available.
Our Call for Abstracts ended in January. Please keep an eye on your email in the fall of 2023 for the 2024 One Water Call for Abstracts.