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NASECA-WI Annual Conference & Trade Show

Overview of Event

Each year, typically in early February, NASECA-WI hosts the state’s largest event focused solely on erosion control and stormwater management. This two-day conference is divided into an erosion & sediment control focus (day 1) and a stormwater focus (day 2) so you can attend one day or both to suit your interests. NASECA-WI strives to offer topics that enhance attendees professional development including a mix of regulatory topics, best management practices, project reviews, and other industry information. We are excited to offer a trade show component to the annual conference in order to give attendees the opportunity to learn more about the products and services they use every day. The Annual Conference & Trade Show offers up to 10 CE for full conference registration, which may apply toward PE requirements, in addition to 1 credit hour of professional conduct and ethics. Continuing education offered may be submitted for credit toward Wisconsin’s Department of Safety & Professional Services credentials including: Commercial Building Inspector, Dwelling Contractor Qualifier, Journeyman Plumber Restricted Service, Master Plumber Restricted Service, Utility Contractor, and UDC Construction Inspector.

Registration Information

Registration for NASECA-WI’s Annual Conference & Trade Show “Advancements in Stormwater and Erosion Control” is now open.

2018 Sponsors

2019 Trade Show/Event Details

NASECA-WI Annual Conference & Trade Show
“Advancements in Stormwater and Erosion Control”
Dates: February 6-7, 2019
Location: Ho-Chunk Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Reach over 200 professionals with your product or service information at NASECA-WI’s Annual Conference & Trade Show, Wisconsin’s largest event solely focused on erosion control and stormwater management.

Our attendees want to know more about your products and services! Approximately 90% of 2017 attendees thought exhibits offered valuable information and enhanced their Conference & Trade Show experience. In 2018, 72% of attendees indicated that they specify or purchase erosion/storm water products. You’ll have five unopposed exhibit hours to reach them- don’t miss out!

Topics/Speakers subject to change:

  • LIDAR Analysis (elevation changes)- Seth Ebel, Dane County
  • Silver Lake Phosphorus- Paul McGinley, UW-Stevens Point/UW-Extension
  • Archeology and Construction- Brian Nichols, UW-Milwaukee
  • Permeable Pavement- Bill Selbig, USGS
  • Government Relations & Public Policy: Environment/Legislative Updates- Rob Marchant, Michael Best Strategies
  • DNR Small Business Sector- Lisa Ashenbrenner-Hunt, WDNR
  • Land Ethics- Curt Meine, Aldo Leopold Foundation
  • Changes to Wisconsin Wetland Rules and Guidance- Amanda Minks, WDNR
  • Modeling Issues in Stormwater Management- Dan Bekta, WDNR
  • Understanding and Complying with New Storm Water Mitigation Requirements from the EPA- Qian Liao, UW-Milwaukee
  • Stormwater Mitigation of 2018 Husky Energy Oil Refinery Explosion, Superior- John Sager, WDNR

Did you know?

Your support helps keep registration costs low! 2018 Conference attendees thought registration pricing was:

Bargain- 20%
Fair- 80%
Expensive- 0%

NASECA-WI’s 2018 Annual Conference attendees included:

Academic – 1
Consultant – 32
Contractor – 7
Engineer – 73
Erosion Control Inspector – 6
Government Agency – 40
Landscape Architect – 1
Manufacturer – 11
Non-Profit – 3
Supplier – 8
Utility Company – 8

Sponsor and Exhibitor Benefits

Annual Conference Sponsor

  • Company name and logo on printed material, slides, and signage, email marketing, and NASECA’s event web page
  • Twitter call-out

Gold Exhibitor

  • All of the above
  • 10′ exhibit space with 6′ draped exhibit table

Platinum Exhibitor

  • All of the above
  • 10 minute presentation opportunity

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What is a Platinum Exhibitor?

In addition to the benefits found at left, Platinum Exhibitors also have the opportunity to reach the audience with a 10 minute presentation which may be commercial/educational in nature. As you will read below, attendees have found past presentations very valuable.

Comment from ’17 attendee regarding Silt Sock’s Platinum Exhibitor Presentation

“Silt Sock did great by showing an inside look at their manufacturing, pointing out their efforts to help reduce items going to a landfill, and sharing some lighthearted social media posts.”

Interested in becoming a Platinum Exhibitor? These opportunities go fast, so reserve your sponsorship today!

Sponsorship Opportunities

NASECA-WI is happy to offer additional sponsorship opportunities to help increase your company’s exposure at the 16th Annual Conference. Let approximately 200 attendees know that you support the education programming that NASECA-WI offers. Sponsorship opportunity prices are varied to meet nearly any marketing budget.

Welcome Sign
Be the first to welcome NASECA-WI attendees to the 16th Annual Conference! We will include your color logo on a 24” x 36” sign inside the entrance of Ho-Chunk with directions to hotel registration and the Annual Conference General Sessions. Three sponsorship opportunities available.

Water Bottle Give-Away
Help us promote responsible use of our natural resources by providing your logo on the BPA-free water bottle that we will offer attendees at registration. Your 1-color logo will appear with the NASECA-WI logo and “16th Annual Conference.” One sponsorship opportunity available.

Table Top Cell Phone Charging Station
Who doesn’t find themselves in need of a cell phone or computer charge at the most inconvenient time? Our attendees will appreciate being able to charge up to 10 cell phones and tablets at the device charging station located in a prime location where attendees will see your logo prominently displayed. One sponsorship opportunity available.

Registration Folder
Make a long-lasting impression on our attendees when they reuse these folders over and over again. Attendees will receive these program folders that include your 1-color logo and NASECA-WI logo at registration. Three sponsorship opportunities available.

Lanyards
Put your company’s name and logo front and center on these high-quality lanyards. Attendees will continue to use these lanyards long after the conference has concluded. Also great for easily accessing key cards and company IDs! One sponsorship opportunity available.

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Become a Presenter

Call for Presentations

NASECA-WI invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 16th Annual Conference, “Advancements in Stormwater and Erosion Control,” which will take place in Wisconsin Dells, WI, February 2019. We encourage submissions of abstracts related to projects and research in the areas of stormwater management and erosion control.

Why should you submit an abstract for a presentation at the NASECA-WI Annual Conference?

Your peers will appreciate learning about your unique project, solutions to the obstacles you encountered, and overall success of your project.

Presenting is a great way to boost your resume as both a professional and thought-leader in the industry.

Showcasing the details of a successful project helps to gain positive exposure for your employer.

Submit your Abstract

Please provide the following information on a cover sheet when you submit your abstract by email to peggy.hoffmann@nasecawi.org:

  • Author and co-author name (if applicable), affiliation, email address, and daytime phone
  • Whether the abstract relates to the stormwater management or erosion control topic
  • Presenter biography
  • Presentation title
  • Presentation abstract (no more than 1500 characters)

Guidelines for Presentations

  • Presentations will be 15 minutes each with an additional 5 minutes for question and answer.
  • All presentations must be non-commercial in nature.

Abstract Review and Acceptance

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by NASECA-WI’s Annual Conference Planning Committee. The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 23, 2018. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 7, 2018.

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