Exporting and international assistance

Exporting and international assistance Attention Wisconsin water tech companies! The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) International Business Development Division is structured to focus on markets with the greatest purchasing power for Wisconsin products. To help Wisconsin companies build strategies to meet today’s global imperative, WEDC’s team of Market Development Directors works with other state agencies… Read More

Survey Results on Compensation-Related Priorities

the BUBBLER RECAP: APRIL 2017 By: Neil Lappley, founder of Lappley & Associates and proud member of The Water Council Lappley & Associates recently conducted a survey of The Water Council members to learn their compensation-related priorities and create a discussion topic surrounding this for a business development session, the Bubbler, held in the Global Water Center in Milwaukee…. Read More

Sponsorship opportunities for small businesses at Water Summit 2016

Water Summit Sponsor and Water Industry Professional Speaking at Company Table

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES Prime placement in front of water industry leaders with company display tables at Water Summit 2016. Become a Supporting Sponsor of Water Summit 2016 “Establishing a Water Resilient City” and effectively communicate your brand to an audience of 350+ industry leaders, creating personal links with attendees through a company display… Read More

Online Water Research and Collaboration Ecosystem to Launch at International Water Technology Show

  The Water Council and the innovationExchange rollout the Global Water Port – the most comprehensive tool of its kind. In conjunction with its participation at WEFTEC®, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference taking place in Chicago Sept. 26-30, The Water Council will launch the Global Water Port (www.globalwaterport.com), an online research… Read More

JETRO Invitation Program: Environmental and Water Sector Business Matching Program in Osaka

The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is now excepting applications from overseas companies to Environmental and Water Sector Business Matching Program in Osaka. Japan’s Kansai area, including Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is home to a number of Japan’s largest corporations and some of the country’s most innovative small & medium-sized enterprises. Cutting-edge manufacturing technologies combined with… Read More

Lean Customer Development seminar with Cindy Alvarez

The Water Council will host esteemed author Cindy Alvarez in a morning lecture on Lean Customer Development this Thursday! Registration closes at 5pm tomorrow; limited seating available, don’t wait! Join us for this valuable “Lean” workshop!  Cindy Alvarez will teach about Lean Customer Development strategies and provide guidance on how to ask questions and put… Read More

Water Technology R&D Opportunities with the DoD Webinar

Join The Water Council, Defense Alliance, and TechLink, for a free, one-hour informational webinar on Department of Defense (DoD) R&D funding opportunities for innovations in water-related technologies. In this webinar, you’ll learn about specific opportunities with DoD, how to find them, and how to more effectively approach them.  You’ll also learn how to actively engage with… Read More


The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, this week welcomed The Water Council to the OPIC Partners Program. The Milwaukee-based Water Council aligns the world’s freshwater industry and research communities to promote access to water technology and innovation as a key pillar of economic development. As a participant in the… Read More

U.S. Small Business Administration selects The Water Council for Regional Innovation Cluster Award

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 – U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today that The Water Council has been selected as one of four new Regional Innovation Cluster awardees, adding to its portfolio of high-performing regional innovation networks across the country. These cluster initiatives focus on the most effective approaches to linking small businesses… Read More