13th Annual WAHC Registration Opens April 1

Colorado Springs, COLORADO, – Early Registration opens on Friday, April 1 for the 2016 World Aquatic Health™ Conference (WAHC) at thewahc.org. The three-day event, hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®), is taking place at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee this October 19-21.

This scientific and educational conference is offering participants an early registration rate of $445 and can save attendees as much as $150 when purchased between April 1 and May 31. A 2016 special is being offered for previous attendees who “refer a friend” to the WAHC. Prior to registering, returning attendees should contact the Conference Team to learn more about saving an additional $100 by introducing a colleague to the WAHC.

Attendees will benefit from over forty seminars being offered during this year’s conference. Tracks for 2016 will focus on Advanced Service Concepts, RWI/Advanced Chemistry, Health Benefits, Public Health, the CDC Model Aquatic Health Code, Advanced Filtration Science, Facility Management, and New Industry Technology. More than 400 experts and specialists convene at the WAHC to develop professionally, network with industry leaders, and help shape the future through aquatics. Yearly attendees include pool operators, service technicians, aquatic managers, environmental health officials, academia, pool builders, retailers, and manufacturers from many different countries.

This year’s keynote speakers will be author Dr. Wallace J. Nichols and professional waterman Bruckner Chase. Dr. Nichols will share with attendees the Blue Mind concept which expresses the importance of water in all aspects of life for individuals. Mr. Chase will continue the conversation by illustrating new ways of empowering more people to create a relationship with water.

The WAHC always includes pre and post conference events for additional learning opportunities. In 2016, attendees can join the ever-popular Insider’s Tour of local aquatic facilities and gain knowledge at the USA Swimming Regional Build a Pool Conference. Other aquatic organizations also have the ability to host a meeting near the dates of the WAHC and can contact the Conference Team to schedule a room and time.

Convenient registration, seminar schedule, presenter bios, special conference events, and links to the hotel room reservation group rate can be found at thewahc.org. Registration from June 1- July 31 is priced at $495, while registration after August 1 increases to a final cost of $595.

WAHC sponsorships provide companies the opportunity for personal interactions with decision makers. Sponsorship opportunities are still available; email conference@nspf.org to learn more. As of press time, NSPF would like to thank Platinum Sponsors: Playcore and Neptune Benson; Gold Sponsors: Counsilman Hunsaker, Delta UV, Wapotec, Hayward, Industrial Systems Inc., Pentair, Waterco, SPLASH!, Hach, Aquatics International, Pool & Spa News, Team Horner, and SR Smith; and Silver Sponsors: AQUASALT and Pool & Spa Marketing.