Utility Testimonials 

“I heard about several product offerings that we may be able to use and I did not know about.”

— Mark Brown, Fayetteville Public Works Commission

“It was extremely beneficial to see the various presentations and the diversity of utilities they have helped.”

— Scott Young, Glasgow Water Company

“Getting a number of good presentations from relevant vendors all at one time is great. Definitely was worth the time spent.”

— Rick Solle, Plainfield Township Water

“I learned about several products and services that will benefit my utility in the future. This opportunity allows me to preview new products and services in an efficient manner that saves me time while introducing me to the people who can answer questions. Thank you for putting this on in a year when nothing is easy!”

— Mary Calcagno, City of Moberly

“Awesome Summits always look forward to seeing the new technology in the water world. Looking at purchasing some leak detection equipment, this summit put me in front of several vendors at one place to show me some of the best leak detection equipment in the business”

— Cole Fesmire, City Of Olive Branch Mississippi Public Works

“I was introduced to some amazing new technology that I think will be applicable to the City of Sanger. Staff was great and the event seemed to run perfectly. Great venue and great food as well.”

— John Mulligan, City of Sanger

“Information packed experience that I would recommend to any Utility. The best conference I have experienced in 23 years in the industry.”

— Franco Lucarelli, Director of Utilities, City of Warren, Ohio Water Dept

“I was very impressed by the high energy atmosphere of the boardroom presentations, and the way the agenda was laid out to build on each presentation.”

— Rusty Reeves, Deputy Director, Louisiana Rural Water Association

Vendor Testimonials 

“We attend 30-40 conferences as a company every year. I cannot name any other conference where we have the opportunity to present in front of 30 Executives from a utility at any other conference."

— Brett Ruoti, Regional Sales Manager, Cityworks

“This year’s event was by far the best water summit SEDC has participated in! The quality of the attendees and leads generated were very good."

— Troy Schake, Chief Business Development Officer, SEDC

“We really enjoyed doing presentations this summit. Our second boardroom presentation resulted in over 50% interest, which we are now following up on. The location was great, and the food was wonderful, making the experience even better." 

— Josh Oman, CEO, Water Utility Tech

“The venue was fantastic. Everyone followed the daily agendas. The private boardroom sessions were an intimate setting for vendors to talk to participants." 

— Wade Malone, Orion Business innovations, Director of Sales

“I was able to engage in valuable business discussions with current customers and prospects, as well as introduced to a couple new contacts I have not met before."

— Griff Machinski, Account Development Manager, Sensus

"This was one first time participating in a smart utility event. My overall experience was extraordinary. I met some great utility organizations had great conversations and even made some new friendships." 

— Johnny Bofilios, Director of Business Development, Copperleaf Technologies

“It was a very unique environment, like no other conference in the industry. Buyers and sellers were in attendance to exchange offerings with interests. No hidden agendas just candid discussions.”

— Mitch Copman, LLC President/CEO, SEMS Technologies

“The format provided by SWS gave Capstone a higher quality opportunity to meet with decision makers within the utility industry than any other conference that we currently participate in.”

— Scott Williamson, CEO, Capstone Metering