PWQA 54th Annual Convention and Trade Show


Pacific Water Quality Association

54th Annual Convention and Trade Show



Pacific Water Quality Association

54th Annual Convention and Trade Show

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
8:00 am 3:00 pm WQA Presents: Basics of Water Treatment (CWS Exam Review)*
3:00 pm 6:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
7:00 am 2:00 pm Golf Tournament
8:00 am 11:00 am WQA Certification Exams*
1:00 pm 4:00 pm Exhibitors Set Up
1:00 pm 5:00 pm Registration Desk
4:00 pm 5:30 pm Annual Meeting
6:30 pm 9:00 pm Banquet Dinner and Industry Awards
Thursday, September 15, 2011
7:00 am 8:30 am Past Presidents’ Breakfast
8:00 am 11:30 am Exhibitor Set Up
8:00 am 5:00 pm Registration Desk
8:00 am 9:00 am Educational Seminar – Topic: “Why We Soften Water,”
presented by Chubb Michaud, CWS-VI, Systamtix Co.
9:00 am 10:00 am Educational Seminar – Topic: “Softener Alternatives,”
presented by Dr. Peter Fox, Professor at Arizona State Univeristy, Tempe
10:00 am 11:00 am Educational Seminar – Topic: “Meeting the Customers’ Expectations,”
presented by Greg Reyneke, CWS-VI, Red Fox Advisors
11:00 am 12:00 pm Educational Seminar – Topic: “Whole House Reverse Osmosis,”
presented by John Foley, Rayne Corporation
12:00 pm 5:30 pm Trade Show
1:30 pm 2:30 pm Ice Cream on the Trade Show Floor
4:00 pm 5:30 pm Reception on the Trade Show Floor
Friday, September 16, 2011
8:00 am 9:30 am Legislation and Governmental Affairs Meeting
8:00 am 11:00 am WQA Certification Exams*
8:00 am 1:00 pm Registration Desk
9:00 am Noon Trade Show

*WQA Presents Basics of Water Treatment (CWS Exam Review) & Certification Exams Registration are independent of PWQA Convention Registration. Conact Anne at WQA for more information 630-505-0160

Guest Accommodations:
Reservations can be made by calling 949-975-1234 or 800-233-1234.  Please mention that you are with the Pacific Water Quality Association to get the negotiated room rate of $129 + present occupancy tax (approx. 10%).  Negotiated Room Rates are available until the room block is full.

Hotel / Airport Shuttle Service:
The Hyatt Regency Irvine offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the Orange County Airport (SNA)
The shuttle leaves the hotel every hour on the hour and 1/2 hour.
The shuttle leaves the airport at a quarter past and a quarter to the hour.

Hotel Parking:
PWQA has negotiated a discounted rate of $5.00 per car per day and for overnight guests.

Checking In/Out Times:
Guest accommodations will be available at 3:00 pm on arrival day and reserved until 12:00 noon on the departure day.  Any attendees wishing special consideration for late check-out should inquire at the front desk.

The Hyatt Regency Irvine is the only area hotel to be awarded AAA’s prestigious Four Diamonds status. Just minutes from the Orange County Airport and easily accessible from all major area roadways, this year’s Convention and Trade Show site combines service with amenities to create a memorable guest experience. Whether you enjoy the unique swimming pool or take advantage of the hotel’s complimentary bicycles and head out on the scenic cycling paths, you’ll enjoy the Hyatt Regency’s attention and excellence. We have obtained a terrific room rate for those attending this year’s Convention and Trade Show and encourage you to bring family and staff to take advantage of this stunning resort.

Every one of the 536 guest rooms has a view of the city, the mountains or the pool. Bring your iPod and enjoy the iHome stereo in your room, while relaxing in true comfort thanks to the Hyatt Grand Bed experience. Wi-Fi internet access in your room, along with gracious marble bath amenities enhances your stay.

Outside of the Convention and Trade Show, PWQA members will be ideally situated to enjoy the best of Orange County’s attractions. Disneyland, the Aquarium of the Pacific and world famous beaches are mere minutes away. So are Lego Land, the Del Mar Racetrack and Knott’s Berry Farm. In fact, the Hyatt Regency’s concierge will be happy to show you the hotel’s suggested three-day activities plan and make all arrangements for you to enjoy your stay.

8:00 pm | by Greg Reyneke

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