The BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show is British Columbia’s premier water and wastewater industry event, featuring one of the largest trade shows of its kind in Western Canada. Come experience exciting professional development and networking opportunities for everyone in the water industry across BC and the Yukon.


Join us to connect with manufacturers and suppliers, network with colleagues, engage in educational sessions, and build your skills and industry knowledge.


  • Connect with over 170 exhibiting companies.
  • Network with colleagues from diverse areas of the industry.
  • Learn from over 100 educational presentations.


EARLYBIRD Registration is now open. Regular registration will be starting on March 5, 2020. 


Dates & Times:


Sunday, April 26 - Tuesday, April 28, 2020



Conference Venues: 

Penticton Trade & Convention Centre (273 Power St, Penticton, BC)

Lakeside Resort & Conference Centre (21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton, BC) 


Trade Show Venue:

Penticton Trade & Convention Centre (273 Power St, Penticton, BC)





Full Conference - Delegate

  • Full Conference Delegate (member)  -  $ 639.00 + GST
  • Full Conference Delegate (non-member) - $ 769.00 + GST


Full Conference - Operator 

  • Full Conference Operator (member) - $ 639.00 + GST
  • Full Conference Operator (non-member) - $ 769.00 + GST


Full Conference - Other 

  • Full Conference Student - $ 269.00 + GST
  • Full Conference Small Water System -  $ 349.00 + GST


Partial Conference

  • Monday Only  -  $ 399.00 + GST
  • Tuesday Only  -  $ 399.00 + GST


Exhibitors (for attendees with a confirmed booth space) 

  • Additional Exhibitor - $199.00 + GST
  • Exhibitor Upgrade to Full Conference - $ 400 + GST







With the growing impact of climate change, the water sector is in a time of uncertainty. As our environment continues to change rapidly around us, we have less clarity of what the future will look like than ever before. In order to mitigate the risks of our ever-changing environment, the water sector must come together to reflect on lessons from the past, build on successes of the present and develop a clear vision for the future.


Historically, the segregated and isolated practice in the different areas of the water sector have led to siloed approaches to the common problems with little opportunity for collaborative and synergistic overlap. With the idea of ‘shared perspectives’, we look at how we can embrace diverse viewpoints and perspectives to promote the sharing of knowledge within the sector as a whole. Are there opportunities for very different groups to work together to drive positive change? What new and emerging perspectives may change the way we deliver water and wastewater services? Through creating opportunities for individuals within different areas of the sector to come together, we strive to promote the sharing of ideas to achieve a common goal.


The 2020 BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show revolves around the idea of using these shared perspectives to gain a clear vision for the future. This theme showcases how diverse perspectives from different areas of the sector may offer complimentary solutions to common problems the industry is facing. Through reflecting on lessons learned and examining current practices, the water sector may begin to form a clear ‘20/20’ vision for what the future of water may hold.