SWANA and Forester Media Announce Historic Partnership for Joint 2016 Conference

SWANA and Forester Media Announce Historic Partnership for Joint 2016 Conference

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and Forester Media are pleased to announce their plan to join forces in 2016, hosting the WASTECON® and StormCon® events together in Indianapolis, Indiana, from August 22–26, 2016.

SWANA is the leading association for solid waste professionals in North America, and Forester Media is the publisher of MSW Management and Stormwater magazines. The joining of WASTECON® and StormCon® creates an unprecedented opportunity for professional development, collaboration and industry advancement for all attendees, presenters, sponsors and exhibitors.

“WASTECON® and StormCon® are a great fit,” said SWANA Executive Director and CEO David Biderman. “Our members will appreciate the expanded water quality-related educational opportunities that StormCon® delivers, and our exhibitors and sponsors will benefit from the expanded exposure that this agreement generates.”

WASTECON® is the premier industry-focused event for solid waste professionals, bringing the latest news, education, advancements and products to help industry leaders achieve continued success. With more than 30 educational sessions—covering topics from landfill management to waste-to-energy—and with a strong focus on safety, WASTECON® is the ideal place for solid waste industry professionals to network and expand their knowledge of what’s happening in solid waste management.

“StormCon® and WASTECON® are a perfect match,” said Dan Waldman, president of Forester Media. “Our audiences complement one another, and connecting these industry-leading events creates an event with tremendous value that is bigger, richer and deeper than ever before.”

StormCon® features more than 150 classes presented by leading stormwater experts focusing on BMP case studies, green infrastructure, stormwater management, NPDES, water-quality monitoring, erosion control, advanced research topics, post-fire erosion control and watershed protection. With nearly 200 vendors and service providers, StormCon® is the world’s largest tradeshow of its kind.

StormCon® 2015 will be in Austin, Texas, from August 2–6, 2015. Additional information about StormCon® can be found at WASTECON® 2015 is being held in Orlando, Florida, August 24–27, 2015. For more information, please visit


About StormCon®
Produced by Forester Media (publisher of Stormwater, Erosion Control, MSW Management and other journals), StormCon® is the largest surface water quality event in North America.

WASTECON® is the premier solid waste industry-focused conference bringing industry professionals the latest news, education and advancements in solid waste management.


Caressa Morris

Forester Media
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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For more than 60 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

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