This conference is held by the Water Environment Federation in cooperation with the Central States Water Environment Association.


Save the date for the 2021 Stormwater Summit! 

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Stormwater Summit will be held from June 21-23, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

This Summit is crafted to deepen the technical knowledge of professionals involved in stormwater and provide forums where leading issues in the sector are discussed. The conference will include oral presentations, interactive discussions, pre-conference workshops, exhibits, mobile sessions, opportunities for networking in dynamic settings, as well as virtual components.

The official Stormwater Summit hashtag is #WEFStormwater. Be sure to use it in your social media posts, and RSVP to the Facebook event!


The Call for Abstracts for the 2021 Summit has been extended!

View the call for abstracts

The Call for Abstracts will now close on December 8, 2020, at 11:59 PM Eastern.


Submit an abstract

Call for Abstracts

We are calling the water sector’s thought-leaders and experts to share their knowledge at the 2021 Stormwater Summit. Save the date and plan to join us in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a presenter.  Potential speakers are invited to submit an abstract for podium presentation, workshop, virtual presentation, or exhibitor mobile session.



The Call for Abstracts has been extended and will now close on December 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern. 



Interested in what the National Stormwater Symposium offered in 2020? Find out more here


Submit Abstract:

Video Instructions for Abstract Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Abstract Submission Portal


Submit Workshop:

Video Instructions for Workshop Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Workshop Submission Portal


Submit Session Proposal:

Video Instructions for Session Proposal Submission Portal

PDF Instructions for Session Proposal Submission Portal


For more information about speaking at a WEF Education & Training Event, click the link below

Speaker Information


Questions? Please contact:
[email protected]
703-684-2400 x7450


Registration for the Stormwater Summit will open in February 2021!

More information about registration is coming soon.

Questions? Please contact: 
[email protected]


Housing will open in February 2021.

Stormwater Summit participants are strongly encouraged to stay at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis to maximize networking throughout the event.


Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

1300 Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA 

Group Rate (nightly): US$198.00

Occupancy Fees/Taxes (nightly; subject to change): 14.025%

The Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is situated directly on Nicollet Mall - with motor vehicles restricted to buses and taxis, this mile-long, go-to pedestrian oasis is lined by bars and restaurants with sidewalk seating, art, bountiful greenery and many shopping options. Alternatively, enjoy meals on site in the hotel’s farm-to-table concept restaurant, Prairie Kitchen; grab-and-go from The Market; or relax with in-room dining. Hyatt Regency guests receive complimentary basic guestroom Wi-Fi.



Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is approximately 12-miles from the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

  • METRO Blue Line Light Rail Transit (LTR) stops at both airport terminals and connects travelers to downtown Minneapolis – an approximate 25-minute one-way ride. Fares average US$2.50 one-way (cost subject to change). After exiting baggage claim at MSP, board a METRO Blue Line northbound train heading to Target Field. Disembark at the Nicollet Mall Station, which is an 8-block walk to/from the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.
  • Lyft and Uber are authorized to operate at MSP.
  • Taxi fares average US$45.00 one-way to/from downtown Minneapolis (cost subject to change).


Travel Alternatives:

Amtrak – Union Depot Station is approximately 8-miles from the Hotel.

Hotel Parking Information


Exhibition & Sponsorship

More information about exhibits and sponsorships will be available in February 2021!

To show our appreciation for your loyalty and continued business, WEF is holding exhibit rates at the 2020 rates for the 2021 conference:

Exhibitor member rate = $2,400 per 10’x10’, $75 per corner

Non-member rate = $3,000 per 10’x10’, $75 per corner

Exhibiting and Sponsoring Offers You:

  • Exposure – make a connection with attendees from your company's focus area.
  • Lead Procurement – 85% of exhibitors rate the quantity and quality of leads obtained as average or above average.
  • Customer Engagement – between 50-60% of attendees either recommend, specify, or buy products and/or services within 12 months of attending a WEF conference.
  • Brand Awareness - Half of all attendees recognize sponsors at WEF conferences. 

Questions about Reserving Space or Sponsoring? 
    Exhibition Sales 
    phone: 703-684-2423 
    email: [email protected]