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Reminder: Time to Register for World Standards Week 2013


Annual Awards Ceremony and Legal Issues Forum Among Anticipated Events

Only eight weeks remain for members of the international standards and conformity assessment community to register to take part in World Standards Week (WSW) 2013, which will be held September 30-October 4, 2013, in Washington, DC. WSW is an annual event hosted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - the coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system - where standards and conformity professionals come together in the spirit of collaboration and cooperation.

The deadline for registration for WSW is September 20, 2013. Individuals interested in making use of a room block organized by ANSI at the Hotel Monaco for Monday, September 30, through Thursday, October 3, at a discounted rate of $359/night, plus tax, must make their reservations by Wednesday, August 30. To take advantage of the discounted rate, click here, or mention "American National Standards Institute" while making phone reservations at 1-877-202-5411.

All WSW events will be held at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC, unless otherwise noted. Detailed venue and accommodation information is available here. The schedule of events for WSW is as follows:

Monday, September 30

Tuesday, October 1

Wednesday, October 2

Thursday, October 3

Friday, October 4

ANSI would like to thank the sponsors of WSW 2013 for their generous assistance. Four tiers of sponsorship packages are still available. Depending on the sponsorship level, benefits include complimentary admission to WSW events, distribution of promotional material to attendees, color print and web advertising, and premiere signage. Sponsorship requests must be received at [email protected] by August 30, 2013; the WSW sponsorship registration form may be viewed here.


Jana Zabinski

Senior Director, Communications & Public Relations


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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