The Water Quality Association identifies and recognizes members who make a special commitment to business excellence, the values of WQA and to advancing the betterment of water quality. Our Business Excellence Program recognizes those members that demonstrate a commitment to quality at the highest level.
As a result of receiving this high honor, WQA members differentiate themselves from other companies in the marketplace. The WQA Business Excellence Program boosts credibility with customers, allowing members to showcase their expertise while reinforcing the performance-based standards for their employees and the products they sell.
In order to earn this top honor, a recipient must:
- Be a WQA member in good standing
- Sell or manufacture certified water treatment products
- Have certified professionals on their staff
All three criteria must be verified through an application process. An annual review and renewal is required.
Current Member Participants
The WQA Business Excellence (BE) program boosts credibility with customers, allowing members to showcase their expertise while reinforcing top performance-based standards for their employees and the products they sell.
Among the features is new a logo to visually underscore business excellence among our members. The new program will single out members who make a special commitment to business excellence and the values of WQA.
What is the purpose/value proposition of the program?
The BE program differentiates companies in the marketplace, boosts credibility, exhibits ethics, reinforces performance-based standards, and advances the betterment of water quality.
What are the program qualifications?
Must be a member (in good standing) of WQA, sell certified products, and have certified professionals.
Who can participate in the program?
Dealer and Manufacturer/Supplier members.
How many certified products are required for the application?
The application will ask for three, regardless of the size of your company. Only one is required.
How many certified professionals are required for the application?
Regardless of the size of your company, only one certified person is required.
What are the benefits of participating in the BE Program?
Some of the benefits include a press release template, prepared social media postings, recognition (WQA’s website, e-News, and Convention Program Guide), digital assets (usage of logo on promotional material such as website and business cards, etc.), certificate, and decals.
Is there an application fee?
The annual application fee is based on the number of accounts (primary + sub-accounts). The fee for one account is $500, for two to three accounts the fee is $750.
Is the application fee annual?
Yes, the application fee is annual. It is an anniversary fee (based on when you joined the program).
Does the program require an audit?