Xylem Inc. convenes water industry professionals at its first worldwide virtual tradeshow

  Xylem Inc. convenes water industry professionals at its first worldwide
  virtual tradeshow

Business Wire

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- November 27, 2012

Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on
addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, will launch the Xylem
Worldwide Water Show, the company’s first free virtual tradeshow, featuring
more than 100 speakers and 18 virtual booths to explore Xylem’s water
solutions on Thursday, November 29. Keynote speakers include Gretchen McClain,
president and CEO of Xylem, and Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The
Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water, the bestselling book on water in
America in the past 25 years.

Other keynote speakers include Michael Deane, executive director of the
National Association of Water Companies; George Hawkins, general manager of
the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority; Upmanu Lall, Ph.D.,
director of Columbia Water Center at Columbia University; and Arjun Thapan,
former special senior advisor to the President of the Asian Development Bank
on Water and Infrastructure.

“As budgets tighten and people manage busier schedules, finding the time and
money to attend tradeshows becomes difficult. With the launch of Xylem’s
virtual Worldwide Water Show, we’ve provided the opportunity for attendees to
conveniently learn about Xylem’s innovative solutions and chat with water
experts throughout the industry at no cost to them,” said Gretchen McClain,
president and CEO of Xylem. “We are happy to help solve the problems
associated with attending tradeshows and help the industry focus on how to
solve challenging water problems.”

During the Worldwide Water Show, participants will partake in a
three-dimensional tradeshow experience at their own convenience. They will
connect with industry peers through interactive social applications; learn
about new industry developments, trends and important news; explore the latest
technologies and solutions from Xylem’s market-leading brands; and engage with
Xylem experts in live chat sessions, have real-time conversations to learn
about products, with the opportunity to ask specific questions and get
knowledgeable answers one-on-one.

Register now for this free event. Registered attendees will have access to the
sessions on demand for 90 days.

Show Times:

Thursday, November 29, 2012

  *Asia (Shanghai Time, UTC+8)
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  *EMEA (CET, UTC+1)
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  *Americas (EST, UTC-5)
    9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

About Xylem

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers
to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility,
residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural
settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a
number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad
applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the
world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from
the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is
headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and
12,500 employees worldwide. In 2012, Xylem was named to the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index for advancing sustainable business practices and
solutions worldwide.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that
transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our
water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all
-- that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at


Xylem Inc.
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