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Imagine H2O's Water Innovators Showcase

Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Imagine H2O's Water Innovators Showcase

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Ended $100.00 $0.00
VIP Ended $250.00 $0.00
Student - Limited Number Ended $50.00 $0.00

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Meet the Winners of Imagine H2O's Prize for Best Water Startup, and World Leaders in Water Innovation

Join a unique event to meet world water leaders, and the winners of Imagine H2O's Prize. Our Inaugural Prize Competition highlighting Water Efficiency, is the culmination of: 

  • A global search for ideas;

  • Proposals from over 50 contestant teams;

  • Institutional investments by the Royal Bank of Canada, Cooley Godward Kronish, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Full Circle Fund 

  • Hundreds of hours of analysis by an elite panel of water experts.

   Competition Update: Winners Announced


At our Showcase, learn about the exciting new businesses that have risen to the surface. Meet the winning teams and other finalists, the elite water experts who selected them, and Imagine H2O's ecosystem of water leaders, including John Bohn, Chairman of the California Public Utilities Commission.


    Ambassador John A. Bohn
   Commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission




Plus, enjoy great food, sustainable wines, water-themed art, music, and join the network of people driving business solutions to the water crisis.

Ticket sales will support Imagine H2O as we identify and promote the best innovative solutions to the world's water challenges, and build a supporting ecosystem of entrepreneurship and investment.

Program Agenda:

VIP Session:

  • VIP welcome from Imagine H2O Program Manager Brian Matthay and Director of Operations Scott Bryan
  • Exclusive networking sessions with the three winning startups
  • Socializing
  • Wine tasting with Napa Green Certified Vintners
  • Live music
  • Media session

General Admission Session (VIPs welcome):

  • Exhibit floor featuring Imagine H2O prize winners and finalists, water agencies, Imagine H2O partners
  • Live music
  • Wine and appetizers
  • Water-inspired photography from Robert Dawson
  • Free water testing (bring your tap water) from the San Fracisco Public Utilites Commission and East Bay Municipal District
  • Video interviews

  • Welcome from Imagine H2O Chairman Tamin Pechet
  • Remarks on the future of water in California and beyond, Ambassador John Bond, Commission of the California Public Utilities Commission
  • Teaser presentations from the Imagine H2O Prize winners

  • Networking and social time
  • Wine tasting with Napa Green Certified Vintners
  • Food and beverages

Networking     Wine Tasting*   Appetizers   |  Water-inspired Art 

Learn about the winners: 

  Host Committee
Meera Balakumar Craig Jacoby
Melanie Nutter   
Thomas Van Dyck
Steve Bengston
Johanna Johannesson Marc Payne Jessica Welborn
Josh Becker Maria Larsson Tamin Pechet 
Peter Werner
Wade Crowfoot Amy Lesnick Braden Penhoet Nadine Weil
Rebeca Hwang

Event Sponsors:


Imagine H2O Sponsors



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* Wine Tasting is 21 and over
260 California Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94111

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When & Where

Terra Gallery
511 Harrison Street
San Francisco, 94105-3103

Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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