Special Events

WasteExpo Welcome Reception

Monday, May 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:00PM
Jewel Night Club Las Vegas at ARIA Resort & Casino

Attend the best party in town and the industry's biggest reunion! The WasteExpo Welcome Reception hosted by New Way will be at Jewel Nightclub in the ARIA Resort & Casino.

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Public Sector Networking Event

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
5:00PM - 6:30PM

Meet and network with fellow public sector professionals at WasteExpo’s first Public Sector Networking Event hosted by Sourcewell with support from Cascade Cart Solutions, Caterpillar, Environmental Solutions Group – Heil Environmental, National Cooperative Leasing, Otto, Petersen Industries, Inc., SSI SCHAFER, Toter/Wastequip, and Vermeer.

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NWRA Awards Breakfast 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
7:30am - 9:30am
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls

Join NWRA for our premier WasteExpo event, the NWRA Awards Breakfast. We are proud to honor the leaders and unsung heroes of the waste and recycling industry. The awards presented include Driver of the Year, Operator of the Year, Hall of Fame, Distinguished Service, Member of the Year, and the Chapter Leadership Award.

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EREF Charitable Auction & Silent Auction

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation and its charitable auction will be celebrating 25 years at WasteExpo 2019! The auction supports EREF's funding of scholarships and grants for solid waste research, as well as EREF's educational initiatives. Since 1994, the auction has raised more than $18 million.

Silent Auction
Tuesday, May 7, 10:00AM until Wednesday, May 8, 3:30PM

EREF Reception
Wednesday, May 8, 3:00PM

Live Auction
Wednesday, May 8, 3:30PM

Mack Trucks' Ride & Drive

Tuesday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 8, 2019
10:30AM - 3:00PM 
Silver Lot 3, outside across from the South Hall of the convention center.

Test drive one of our refuse trucks and see how its design was inspired by our customer's desire for the best truck for their operations, with superior maneuverability, visibility and ergonomics. A current CDL is required to drive the vehicle. Stop by the Mack booth to register and take a test drive!


WasteExpo International Reception

Tuesday, May 7 & Wednesday, May 8, 2019
5:15PM - 6:15PM 
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall
International Business Center (located near registration)

Attendees from outside the U.S. are invited to the International Receptions held Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Enjoy meeting and greeting peers from around the world!

*Registered International WasteExpo attendees will receive their reception ticket upon check-in.


NWRA's Carts on Display Will Meet the Future

The NWRA Women's Council will present Carts on Display, a sponsored art competition, that will take place at the 2019 WasteExpo in Las Vegas from May 6 - 9, 2019.

The Carts will be judged by the Women's Council. Entrants in the competition may supply their own 32/35 gallon or 64/65 gallon or a 65-gallon cart will be provided at no charge by SSI Schaefer Systems. Entrants must decorate with artwork that promotes environmentalism and/or represents the WasteExpo theme "Meet the Future."

For more information and to enter a cart, click here.

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Exhibit Hall Hours

May 7 & 8: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 9: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(2nd level opens at 9:30am)

Co-located Conferences