Networking Events

Make the most of your time at ACE 2022 by taking advantage of events, networking and social opportunities to connect with colleagues and make new friends! 

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

Tuesday, June 28 • 10:30 am, Pacific Concourse Level
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Immediately following the Keynote Program at 10:30 am, join your fellow attendees and presenters for the Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet with leading environmental professionals showcasing their latest products and services. Enjoy a light brunch while exploring the booths and displays. 

Women’s Professional Development Workshop and Luncheon: Women in a Changing Workplace: How Women Can Succeed, Thrive, and Create More Diverse and Inclusive Spaces at Work
Tuesday, June 28 • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Boardroom C
Cost: $60. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
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The Women’s Professional Development program will bring together a group of diverse women to discuss challenges women face in our changing workplace. The workshop will feature conversations about barriers to entry, how panelists navigated their path to success, and advice they offer others still on the path.
Opening Reception — Welcome to San Francisco*
Tuesday, June 28 • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Atrium and Water Front C, D, E 
Ticket required. Additional tickets may be purchased for $75.
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Kick off the conference in style at the Opening Reception on Tuesday evening to experience the view and connect with old friends, meet new ones, and enjoy some local cuisine. Come relax with your colleagues, mingle, and enjoy the California sunshine! 
5K Fun Run
Wednesday, June 29 • 7:00 am, Meet in Market Street Foyer
Cost: $25

Start off your Wednesday by taking in the beautiful sights of the Embarcadero during a morning run. Participants will begin at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco and follow an out-and-back route along the waterfront for approximately three miles. Those who register in advance will receive a commemorative t-shirt.

Click here to view the route.
Exhibitor Reception
Wednesday, June 29 • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Pacific Concourse Level

Join us for the last hour in the Exhibit Hall to connect with exhibitors and colleagues during the Exhibitor Reception, back by popular demand. Take advantage of this opportunity to network and get those last-minute business cards from key suppliers to add to your professional network.
Young Professional/Student Networking Reception
Wednesday, June 29 • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Barbarossa Lounge
Cost: $30. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
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Join A&WMA students and young professionals at one of the oldest buildings in San Francisco for a fun evening of networking at the Barbarossa Lounge. This popular event brings together many students, YPs, and seasoned professionals in a fun, casual environment. The lounge combines modern luxury with its historic roots as a former jailhouse, featuring popular food from the 19th century and cocktails named after famous criminals of the time. 
Annual Honors & Awards Ceremony and Luncheon*
Thursday, June 30 • 11:50 am - 1:20 pm, Grand Ballroom BC
Ticket required. Additional tickets may be purchased for $75.
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Join A&WMA members and conference attendees at this popular luncheon as they recognize the accomplishments of outstanding individuals, organizations, and companies.
* Event included with full conference registration