The International Desalination Association (IDA) has made the exhibition floorplan and online exhibitor application for the IDA World Congress 2013 available online.

With 11,000 m² of prime space, the exhibition for IDA’s 2013 event on 20‑25 October 2013 will be the largest ever staged at the biennial event.

New for 2013 is a Loyalty Discount program for companies that exhibited at the last two IDA World Congresses.

Another new feature is that the exhibition will be open to all visitors who register onsite at the venue registration desk and show a business card related to desalination and water reuse. Those attendees interested in the exhibition only do not have to pay the full registration fee that includes access to the technical program and other World Congress week activities.

Spaces have already been booked and IDA anticipates a similar response to the last World Congress, where the first two halls of stands were sold out within 30 days of the announcement of the floorplan.

The exhibition is laid out to optimize traffic flow, with a 1,000 m² Tianjin Pavilion and an Affiliates Row near the center of the hall. The overall configuration of the Meijiang Conference & Exhibition Center places the exhibition hall close to the technical program so that delegates can easily intersperse booth visits with attending the technical sessions.

IDA expects 2,000 delegates to attend the 2013 World Congress, as China is one of the most important emerging markets for desalination and water reuse. For questions or to reserve a space, please contact Leslie Merrill.