Networking Events

Air & Waste Management Association's 117th Annual Conference & Exhibition, Emissions Reductions for Sustainable Energy Futures, June 24-27, 2024, Calgary, AB

Make the most of your time at ACE 2024 by taking advantage of events, networking and social opportunities to connect with colleagues and make new friends! 

ACE Exhibit Hall Grand OpeningExhibit Hall Grand Opening and White Hat Ceremony
Tuesday, June 25 • 10:45 am, Macleod Hall BCD
Sponsored by: Barr Engineering logo

Immediately following the Keynote Program at 10:45 am, join your fellow attendees and presenters for a traditional Calgary White Hat Ceremony and 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, which will be open until 5:30 pm.

Opening Reception — Welcome to Calgary*
ACE Opening Reception
Tuesday, June 25 • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Macleod Hall A
Ticket required. Additional tickets may be purchased for $75.
Sponsored by: Consumers Energy logo

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 Calgary!
ACE Women's Professional Development Workshop
Women’s Professional Development Workshop and Luncheon: Success Redefined: Celebrating Women's Diverse Paths to Achievement
Wednesday, June 26 • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Acadia Room, Marriott Hotel 
Cost: $60. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Sponsored by: Lakes Software logo

The Women’s Professional Development program brings together a group of diverse women to discuss their unique perspectives and experiences in the workplace. Panelists will showcase their diverse range of accomplishments at various stages of life and will share their stories of triumph, resilience, and breaking barriers. All attendees are invited to the discussion!

ACE Exhibitor ReceptionExhibitor Reception
Wednesday, June 26 • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Macleod Hall BCD
Sponsored by: CEC logo

Join us for the last hour in the Exhibit Hall to connect with exhibitors and colleagues during the Exhibitor Reception. Take advantage of this opportunity to network and get those last-minute business cards from key suppliers to add to your professional network.

ACE YP/Student ReceptionYoung Professional/Student Networking Reception
Wednesday, June 26 • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, CRAFT Beer Market
Cost: $30. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Sponsored by: AECOM logo
Join A&WMA students and young professionals for a fun evening of networking at CRAFT Beer Market. This popular event brings together many students, YPs, and seasoned professionals in a fun, casual environment. With locally produced food and over 100 beverages on tap, CRAFT aims to connect guests to their community and culture.
ACE Honors & Awards CeremonyAnnual Honors & Awards Ceremony and Luncheon*
Thursday, June 27 • 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm, Macleod Hall A
Ticket required. Additional tickets may be purchased for $75.
Sponsored by: Bay Area logo

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