The IBWA Annual Business Conference & Trade Show is the only business conference in America that focuses solely on the bottled water industry. 

Join industry leaders, innovators, and distributors for a dynamic 3-day event to discuss the issues of importance for America’s No.1 packaged beverage: bottled water! At IBWA’s Annual Business Conference and Trade Show, you’ll learn all about best practices and stay up-to-date on industry trends. We’ll also discuss issues that are important for the future of the bottled water industry, including retail forecasts, business solutions, policy insights, cybersecurity, AI, and more — all in Chicago!


Bottled water companies that implement the industry’s best practices stay a step ahead of the competition.

Uncap a World of Opportunity at the IBWA Annual Business Conference & Trade Show

The IBWA registration fee includes access to:
  • 15+ educational sessions offering 16.5 continuing education credits (CEUs)
  • 30+ exhibitors at the Trade Show
  • IBWA General Session with Annual Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, and Keynote Presentation
  • IBWA Board of Directors and Committee Meetings
  • IBWA Welcome Reception
  • 3 continental breakfasts
  • Complimentary registration to PACK EXPO International 2024
Why You Can’t Miss This Event
  • Unparalleled Networking: Connect with key decision-makers across the bottled water industry, from established brands to family-owned companies.
  • Stay Ahead of the Curve: Get insights into the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of bottled water.
  • Spark New Ideas: Participate in interactive sessions and workshops designed to spark creativity and inspire new strategies.
  • Grow Your Business: Build valuable relationships and discover new partnerships to expand your reach and distribution channels.

PACK EXPO International

IBWA is holding our conference in conjunction with PACK EXPO International, which enables IBWA registrants to receive a complimentary registration for attendance at PACK EXPO. Once registered, IBWA attendees will be provided a link to register for PACK EXPO.

With packaging and processing solutions for every industry, educational sessions, and networking opportunities, PACK EXPO is the most comprehensive packaging event in 2024. See the world’s largest showcase (2,500+ exhibitors) of technology, including many product launches, for more than 40 vertical markets, experience the wonder, and collaborate with experts (40,000+ attendees).