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Fall Conferences - 2016

Okoboji - September 20-21

Dubuque - October 18-19


Vendor Information

The Iowa Rural Water Association's 25th Anniversary Okoboji Fall Conference is scheduled for September 20-21 at Arrowwood Resort and the Dubuque Fall Conference is scheduled for October 18-19 at the Grand River Center. We are inviting you to participate in one or both of these conferences. Simply complete the appropriate Vendor Registration Form and return it to our office no later than August 31, 2016. Exhibit fees includes all breaks, Tuesday Lunch & Evening Meal for two (2) company representatives, 6 ft. skirted table and two chairs. Booth electricity IS NOT offered at the Fall Conferences. **Booth Space WILL be assigned by IRWA Staff based on receipt of application. ** The IRWA Cancellation Policy is if written cancellation notice is received by September 1st for Okoboji and October 1st for Dubuque, you will receive a full refund minus a $50 administration fee. No refunds will be issued for either conference after these dates.

All vendors will be listed in the final programs. In addition, please take a moment to review our Sponsorship Level opportunities: we would be honored to display you company logo during our conferences. The tradition continues with a Golf Tournament and Steak Fry at the Okoboji Fall Conference. In Dubuque we will be hosting our 2nd Annual IRWA Tailgate Event. Sponsorship opportunities are available for both events.

Hotel rooms have been reserved at the following location:

Arrowwood Resort in Okoboji ($115.00) - 712-332-2161
Okoboji Commons Hotel ($115.00) - 712-332-2222
Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque ($89.00) - 563-690-3270

Please tell them you are with the IRWA conference to receive our discounted rate.

If you have questions, feel free to contact Cathy Law at 641-787-0330. Again, thank you for your continued support. The IRWA staff looks forward to working with you.

Vendor Registration Forms
Okoboji Fall Conference
Dubuque Fall Conference


Call for Presentations

Click Here for the Call for Presentation Form

As a member of the Iowa Rural Water Association (IRWA), we value your expertise and ability to communicate with people who manage and operate small water and wastewater systems throughout Iowa. Because of this, we would like to invite you to submit an application to be a presenter at our 2016 Fall Conferences. Others will benefit from your experience while you make a valuable contribution to the water and wastewater professions in Iowa.

Please be creative and unique with your application and remember sessions should be tailored to water and wastewater subjects. Those in attendance will be Water and Wastewater System Operators. In order to offer CEUs to operators, presentations CANNOT be infomercials on your products but must contain pertinent, general information for operators in the state of Iowa. Applications must be typed and submitted on this form.

Proposals will be accepted for:

Submittal Rules:

Speaker Benefits:

Please complete this form and return it to our office by May 19th, 2016 to be considered as a presenter for fall. We strive to offer a balanced program of educational sessions by selecting proposals that best fit within the framework of the conference. Not all who apply will be selected however we do keep these forms on file for future events.

If your presentation is selected, you will be notified in June.

Click Here for the Call for Presentation Form

Questions about our conference?
Contact Cathy at 800-747-7782 or [email protected]