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2019 WEASC Operator Conference
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2019 WEASC Operator Conference

The 2019 WEASC Operators Conference will be held October 31 - November 2nd. Join us for the 32nd annual WEASC Operator Conference!

10/31/2019 to 11/2/2019
When: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Where: Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort
10000 Myrtle Beach Club Drive
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina  29572
United States
Contact: Phyllis Peterson or Michele Splawn

Online registration is closed.
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Early Registration Ends Oct 15th!


Register safely online now with a credit card  by clicking the Register button above the map.


 ****Please Note****  When completing your registration online, you must log into to the website with your username and password to receive the discounted member registration rate!  Otherwise, the member discount will not be applied.


Guest Registration Fee of $15 must be purchased for Guest attending: 


1. YP & QCO Social - No cost for Member Attendees and one paid Registered Guest. Guest Name required. Thursday October 31st


2. Recognition Banquet - Early registration includes Banquet tickets for Attendee and one paid Registered Guest. Guest Name Required. Registration received after October 15th will be a late registration plus $45.00 for each Banquet Ticket. Saturday November 2nd


3.  WonderWorks -  Friday, November 1st 

      Registered Attendees $15 (Early before Oct. 15th) or (After Oct 15th) $20 Each

     Adult Guest (13 and over) $15 (Early before Oct. 15th) or (After Oct 15th) $20 Each + Guest Registration

     Children (4-12) $5 (Early before Oct.15th) or (After Oct 15th) $10 Each. No Guest registration required.

     Children (3 and under) FREE

    No names required. If you need more tickets call 803-358-0658 or click here to print the


4. Exhibit Hall ( Not including the Lunch)


5. Opening Session


Click below to print:

2019 Operator Conference Brochure

2019 Operator Conference Registration Form



Thursday, October 31    
7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Breakfast Meeting


Opening Session

Thursday, October 31    9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

QCO Awards will be presented during the Opening Session.


Exhibitor's Luncheon

Thursday, October 31     11:45 - 1:00 pm  Exhibit Hall

5S Inductee Announcement. Registered Attendees & Exhibitors Only.

Thursday, October 31  
4:30 p.m.

The Fastest Cut Competition is a timed event to see who can complete a PVC pipe cut the fastest! No pre-registration required for this event!


Thursday, October 31    5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

(Members Only) One Guest per Member *Must be 18 or older to attend. 

The $15 Guest Registration Ticket must be purchased for Guest attending the YP & QCO Social.


5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. New this Year! Networking, Mentoring, and Growth –YP/QCO Roundtable Discussion


5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Social & Happy Hour!

*Quarter Century Operators are those that have been formally recognized as a Quarter Century Operator through the WEASC Awards Program. A Young Professional is anyone under age 35 or anyone with less than five years’ experience in the water industry.



Family Night Event – WonderWorks

Friday, November 1      6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Registered Attendees $15 (Early before Oct. 15th) or (After Oct 15th) $20 Each


The $15 Guest Registration Ticket must be purchased for each Non-attendee Adult Guest attending Family Night. 

Adults (13 and over) Early $15 each / Late after Oct.15th $20 each + Guest Registration

Children (4-12) Early $5 each / Late after Oct.15th $10 each

Children (3 and under) FREE


No refunds after October 18th.


All Access Admission - All WonderWorks Exhibits & Unlimited Laser Tag per person

• Unlimited Pizza (Cheese/Pepperoni), Salad, Fountain Beverages, Dessert

•Closed toed shoes required, no dresses or skirts.


Tickets are unlimited. If more tickets are needed click here for printable WonderWorks Ticket Form  




Saturday, November 2      6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Palisades

Thursday October 31st

* No one under 21 permitted to attend this event! The $15 Guest Registration Ticket must be purchased for Guest attending the Banquet, Saturday November 2nd. Early registration includes Banquet tickets for Attendee and one Guest. Registration received after October 15th will be the late registration fee plus $45.00 for each Banquet Ticket.


7:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Candidates will complete final tasks before
becoming an Official Member of the 5-S Society!


7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Palisades
Music, Dancing, and Door Prizes!


This year, the Exhibit Hall will showcase the latest in water quality and wastewater technology and services with more than 65 booths and dedicated Exhibit Hall
hours. As a registered Attendee you will enjoy extensive networking opportunities, attendee luncheon and refreshment breaks—all taking place inside the exhibit hall!!




 Exhibits Information


The 2019 Operator Conference Exhibit HallIs Sold Out!!!!


Our exhibit hall is an excellent venue for you to showcase your products and services to all Operator Conference attendees.  Various forms for completing your exhibits reservations can be downloaded below.  If you have specific questions, please contact Phyllis Peterson at the Association office (803-358-0658 or


2019 Operator Conference Exhibitor Contract


2019 Operator Conference Exhibitor Booth List 


2019 Operator Conference Exhibit Hall Map





Are you interested in supporting the conference through sponsorship? We have many levels of sponsorship to choose from. For complete details, please click here to download our sponsorship flyer.


Quarter Century Operators Award

Are you a licensed operator? Now is the time to complete your Quarter Century Operator application! The Quarter Century Operator Award honors the operators of water or wastewater treatment and transportation facilities for their service & dedication in a difficult and dangerous field. Recipients of the Quarter Century Operator Award will be recognized during the Opening Session of the Operator Conference.




1. Must be a member of the Water Environment Association of South Carolina.


2. Must have been a significant, full-time participant in the water environment industry for a period of 25 years, during 10 of which applicant was actively involved in day-to-day collection, distribution, maintenance, treatment, laboratory, or management of a water or wastewater transportation or treatment facility.


If you have been a licensed operator for at least 25 years, fill out your application today! Applications should be submitted to the Association Office no later than September 15, 2019, to be considered for the 2019 Operator Conference.


Recipients of the Quarter Century Operator Award will be recognized during the Opening Session of the Operator Conference.


2019 Quarter Century Operator Application


Financial Assistance to attend the 2019 Operator's Conference!

The Operator Conference planning committee will be accepting applications to financial assistance to attend the 2019 Operator Conference.

Complete information, including eligibility requirements and an application, may be downloaded by clicking here. Application  


If you would like to attend the annual Operator Conference this Fall but cannot attend due to financial constraints or other challenges, the Operator Conference Management Committee is now offering up to four educational assistance opportunities this year. Up to three awards, to include up to 3 nights in the hotel, will be provided for persons living more than 60 miles away from the Conference hotel, and one award may be provided for a local person not requiring a hotel. Each person selected will receive free registration to attend the Conference.


Only WEASC members will be eligible for the awards with emphasis on operators who may need assistance with expenses that are not provided by their employer. The deadline for submission is September 16, 2019.

Host Hotel Information

The Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort is once again our host hotel for the Operator Conference.


1. Web Link:


2. Call-in

  • Dial 1-800-876-0010
  • Select the Hilton or Royale Palms Option
  • Provide the Reservationist with your group code:  WAT
  • The room block will close on October 9, 2019 unless the block fills prior to this date.







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