scoop.co.nz 12 Mar, 2021 02:45 am

Water Conference Expo Stands Sold Out In Record Time

Water Conference Expo Stands Sold Out In Record Time
Single exhibition stands at this year’s Water New Zealand Conference and Expo have sold out within minutes of going on sale today. Water New Zealand’s chief executive Gillian Blythe says the three waters (drinking, waste and stormwater) is ...

Single exhibition stands at this year’s Water New Zealand Conference and Expo have sold out within minutes of going on sale today." She says that the exhibition stands are hugely popular and always sell out very quickly, but this is a record.“While the large multi-sites had been open for sale for up to two days, the remaining single stands that went on sale today were sold out within 11 minutes.Water New Zealand’s chief executive Gillian Blythe says the three waters (drinking, waste and stormwater) is a booming sector and there’s a strong recognition that there will be a huge growth in business activity in the next few years.

“We can understand the disappointment of those who have missed out this year but unfortunately there is simply not the venue capacity anywhere in the country to fit everyone.“It’s clear the sector has recognised that the establishment of the new drinking water regulator, Taumata Arowai, the government’s reform agenda and the need for significant infrastructure investment will result in a big increase in business opportunities.

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