NAWTEC — The North American Waste-to-Energy Conference

What is NAWTEC?

NAWTEC is the leading industry technical conference and trade show focusing on municipal waste-to-energy operational issues, technology and research initiatives. NAWTEC is a partnership between the Energy Recovery Council (ERC) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA).

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Who Should Attend NAWTEC?

  • Waste-to-energy professionals in all capacities
  • Solid waste directors interested in energy recovery options
  • Landfill gas and biogas professionals investigating alternative energy
  • Any professional looking to diversify their solid waste industry knowledge

Why Attend NAWTEC?

The Future of Sustainability

Alternative energy practices are rapidly evolving; learn about employing new waste-to-energy and energy recovery initiatives to meet your sustainability goals.

Deep Dive into Data

Delve into cutting-edge research, projects, and stats with experts and leaders in the field through technical sessions, panels, and discussions.

A First-Hand Look at Innovation

Complete your NAWTEC experience—participate in the unique tours being hosted while in the Virginia area. Tours will offer hands-on learning and creative diversion techniques at a state-of-the-art facility.

Sharing Valuable Solutions

With dozens of companies showcasing their newest products and technology in the Exhibit Hall, you're sure to find solutions for your business operations and industry challenges.

Grow Your Trusted Network

Engage in networking with industry professionals from across North America.

Exhibiting at NAWTEC 2019

AirPro Fan and Blower Company
Detroit Stoker Company
FLSmidth Inc-AFT Operations
Helfrich Brothers Boiler Works Inc
North American Industrial Services Inc
Powerhouse Technology Inc
Valmet, Inc

Official Contractors: As you plan for NAWTEC 2019, you may receive solicitations from publications and vendors that are not affiliated with NAWTEC, SWANA, and SPARGO, Inc. or any contracted organization therein. This information is securely provided to NAWTEC Official Contractors to inform exhibitors of show related services. Solicitations from unofficial vendors are often the result of obtaining public information from the Internet. NAWTEC partners with select vendors to produce our premiere conference and expo and can intervene on your behalf if any customer service issues arise.

List of official contractors:

  • SPARGO Inc. (Exhibit Sales, Management, Registration and Lead Retrieval)
  • Freeman (General Service Contractor)
  • Hyatt Regency Reston (Internet)
  • Hyatt Regency Reston (Electricity)
  • PSAV (Audio Visual and Computers)
  • Hyatt Regency Reston (Catering)

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NAWTEC Testimonials: What People Say about NAWTEC

People are saying many great things about NAWTEC: The North American Waste-to-Energy Conference

Jim Warner

NAWTEC offers depth on the current trends, challenges, emerging technologies, and successful projects in the WTE field. It’s where I’ve found some great ideas to implement within my organization.

Bob Watts

If you want to know the latest advancements in waste-to-energy technology, then NAWTEC is the conference for you. I've learned the latest methods for removing metals and reusing ash, and air pollution control.

Bob Huffer

NAWTEC is a great opportunity to network with people in the WTE industry. I get to hear about the latest news, market trends, and technology, while being introduced to new contacts, and reacquainting with existing customers and partners.

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