HydroVision International Included in Tradeshow Executive's Fastest 50 Award Winners

Tulsa, Oklahoma—February 11, 2014 PennWell Corporation’s HydroVision International has achieved prestigious rankings among the fastest-growing tradeshows in the United States as winners of Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 awards. 

HydroVision International received recognition in the category of the fastest growing tradeshows in the United States in 2013 for total attendance. In 2013, HydroVision International boasted over 3,100 attendees from 53 countries. Attendees included Large and Small Hydropower Producers (global utilities, federal power producers, private power producers, state and municipal power producers), Developers of Hydro Projects, Construction Firms, Law Firms, Financial/Lending Firms, Investment Firms, Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers, Consulting Firms, Engineering Firms, Policy-makers, Regulators, Natural Resource Agencies, NGOs - non-governmental organizations affected by hydro development and operations or who want to influence the market.

“HydroVision International is seen as a crucial annual gathering place for hydro professionals from around the world,” said Marla Barnes, publisher of PennWell Corporation’s Hydro Group. “In a time of tight budgets when staff travel often is getting cut, it’s gratifying to see attendance at HydroVision International continuing to grow so significantly. This growth demonstrates how important attendance at the event is to hydro professionals the world over.”

The HydroVision International Conference and Exhibition is held annually and offers attendees the largest exhibition of products and services in the industry, over 70 conference sessions in eight tracks, co-located seminars, workshops and briefings, technical tours, unmatchable networking events and more. The 2014 HydroVision International event will take place July 22 - 25, 2014, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.  To learn more about HydroVision International, visit www.hydroevent.com.

PennWell Corp. is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries:  Oil and gas, electric power, water, electronics, semiconductor, contamination control, optoelectronics, fiberoptics, enterprise storage, fire, emergency services and dental.  Founded in 1910, PennWell publishes 75 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, web sites, research and database services.  In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Okla., the company has major offices in Nashua, N.H.; Houston, Texas; London, England; Fairlawn, N.J.; Moscow, Russia; and Hong Kong, China.  For additional information about PennWell, visit www.pennwell.com