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WQA launches Industry Partner Program
Benefits offered to companies supporting the water treatment industry

LISLE, Ill. – (February 27, 2018) The Water Quality Association (WQA) has launched a new Industry Partner Program (IPP) with companies and organizations that provide financing, marketing, insurance and other services that support the water treatment industry.  The IPP allows participating companies the opportunity to interact with WQA members.

“We know the value these companies bring our members and want to offer them opportunities to engage with members in a meaningful way,” said WQA Associate Executive Director Scott Parker. “We also are pleased to give IPP companies access to many WQA benefits.”

IPP members are listed on the WQA’s website ( and can use the IPP logo on promotional materials to indicate their affiliation. They receive discounted pricing for WQA Convention & Exposition sponsorships and booth rental fees and special recognition during Convention. 

The IPP also provides WQA benefits such as discounted Career Center fees and Convention registration, access to the WQA Knowledge Base, and weekly podcasts and newsletters keeping them up to date on the water treatment industry and WQA news and events.

More information about the program can be found at or at the WQA booth (#725) during the 2018 Convention taking place March 26-29 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

The following companies have joined the IPP: Aqua Finance, Inc., Dataman Group Direct Mail, Foundation Finance Company, IAPMO, Independent Savings Plan Company (ISPC), Preferred Credit, Inc., and Watercolor Management.

New to the Convention this year is a one-day Business Operations Boot Camp that will take place on March 25, one day before the Convention opens, and requires a separate registration. More information is available at

Attendees or vendors can register for Boot Camp and the Convention at Limited exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities are also still available.

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit association for the residential commercial, and industrial water treatment industry. WQA represents more than 2,500 member companies around the globe. Our membership is comprised of equipment manufacturers, suppliers, dealers and distributors of water quality improvement products and services. 

WQA serves as an educator of water treatment professionals, certifier of water treatment products, public information resource and voice of the water quality improvement industry.

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