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NEWIN - 2017 Innovator & Innovation Award and Gala

  • Metropolitan Waterworks Museum 2450 Beacon Street Boston, MA, 02467 United States (map)


The NEWIN 2016 Water Innovator of the Year and 2017 Water Innovation of the Year Awards Night & Gala is at the Metropolitan Waterworks Museum.

Join NEWIN members, VIPs and guests as we celebrate the hard-work and success of all the players in our regions Water-Innovation Ecosystem. Your hard-work, cooperation and collaboration is the critical component to the growth and impact of our regions water-cluster. Please join us for an evening of camaraderie, social and business networking.

The Metropolitan Waterworks museum, at the site of the original Chestnut Hill Reservoir pumping stations, is the perfect venue to highlight cutting edge Water-Innovation. The building houses three massive steam-powered pumping engines that supplied water to Boston. These engines illustrate the peak of technological innovation from the nineteenth and twentieth century. On December 5th, this amazing facility will help celebrate water-technology innovators and innovations in the twenty-first century.


NEWIN is excited to host the Annual 2017 NEWIN Innovator and Innovation Awards!

  • Water-Innovation Showcase through-out the evening - Meet the innovators and see their technology!

  • Water-Pitch Night – see the best of the best!

  • Water Innovator and Water Innovation Awards!

  • Silent Auction raising funds for the NEWIN Institute, a 501(c)(3) charity.

  • Hors d'oeuvre and light food served throughout the evening.

  • Open-bar available throughout the evening.


Tentative Agenda:

5:30 pm - Guests arrive

6:00 pm – Keynote address & 2017 highlights

  • Keynote – Philip Ashcroft, Chairman of the Board

  • Highlights from 2017 - Marcus Gay, Executive Director

  • Highlight from Water Pitch Night

    • 2016 crowd-favorite WPN winners will share a pitch and update on their success

6:30 pm – Water – Innovation Showcase & Networking

7:30 - 8:00 pm – 2017 Award Ceremony

  • 2016 - NEWIN Sustaining Member Recognition

  • 2016 - NEWIN Innovator of the Year

  • 2016 - NEWIN Innovation of the Year

  • 2016 - NEWIN Member of the Year

  • Announce winners of silent auction - over $10,000 worth of prizes!

8:30 pm – Event closes


Many thanks to Metropolitan Water Works Museum for hosting the event.

Parking and additional information will be shared via email communication

Earlier Event: November 28
Boston Water Social
Later Event: December 5
December Monthly Meeting