Aug 28, 2009

IBWA Convention, Tradeshow Scheduled for Oct. 5 to 9

Event will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas

The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) will host the IBWA Convention and Tabletop Tradeshow, Oct. 5 to 9, 2009, at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

The bottled water industry deals with critical business issues on a daily basis, included BPA, groundwater management, bottle deposit bills and doing business in a down economy. The IBWA has put together a convention educational program and tabletop tradeshow that provide answers to “Meeting the Challenges Together.”

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Highlights of the convention include:

&#149 Twenty-plus educational sessions offering 23.5 continuing education credits;
&#149 IBWA membership networking event;
&#149 Tabletop tradeshow—Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m.;
&#149 IBWA General Session and Annual Business Meeting;
&#149 IBWA Board of Directors and Committee Meetings;
&#149 DWRF Golf Tournament;
&#149 IBWA Chairman’s Gala;
&#149 CPO Exam;
&#149 Plant tour of the Las Vegas facility of DS Waters, Inc.;
&#149 Complimentary registration to PACK EXPO; and
&#149 A $79 room rate at the MGM Grand Hotel—register early to ensure the rate.