Engineering & Operations Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Make connections at the Engineering & Operations Virtual Conference

March 23-24

Sponsor the conference to enjoy networking and branding opportunities with public power decision-makers in:

  • Distributed energy resources
  • Environmental issues
  • Grid modernization
  • Innovation
  • Reliability, safety, and mutual aid
  • Security
  • Supply management, warehouse, and procurement
  • System planning, forecasting, and modeling
  • Transmission & distribution

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What is the Engineering & Operations Virtual Conference?

It is public power's conference for professionals who design, develop, and maintain a significant portion of the nation's electric system. The conference provides education on the critical issues facing the people most responsible for keeping the lights on.

Why should my company support this event?

You'll enjoy exclusive branding and networking opportunities with people who make and influence purchasing decisions for grid modernization, environmental services, physical and cyber security, system planning, supply management, and transmission and distribution.

Will the conference feature a Virtual Expo?

Yes! The only way to secure expo space is to become a virtual conference sponsor. The expo will be open during concurrent sessions and breaks for you to schedule live demos, individual appointments or meet with anyone who wants to stop by without an appointment. 

The expo will be open during these times:

Tuesday, March 23: Noon - 5:30 PM Eastern

  • 12 - 12:15 PM Break
  • 12:15 - 1:15 PM Concurrent sessions
  • 1:15 - 1:45 PM Break
  • 1:45 2:45 PM Concurrent Sessions
  • 2:45 - 3 PM Break
  • 3 - 4 PM Concurrent Sessions
  • 4 - 4:30 PM Break
  • 4:30 - 5:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

Wednesday, March 24: 11:30 AM - 4 PM Eastern

  • 11:30 - 11:45 AM Break
  • 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Concurrent Sessions
  • 12:45 - 1:15 PM Break
  • 1:15 - 2:15 PM Concurrent Sessions
  • 2:15 - 2:30 PM Break
  • 2:30 - 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions
  • 3:30 - 4 PM Break

Sponsorship Opportunities

Networking Event Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member: $10,000

Corporate Associate Member: $11,000

Nonmember: $22,000

1 sponsor limit. Must commit and provide topic and speaker information by February 19 to guarantee speaking slot.

Benefits

  • Three-minute speaking opportunity to welcome attendees to the networking event and to introduce them to your company:
    • Opportunity to share one or two PowerPoint slides during your welcome
  • 60 minute Industry Spotlight session presentation on the topic of your choosing (topic requires APPA approval).
    • An mp4 file of your presentation that you can share/distribute after the conference (recording will be available approx. 2 weeks after the event)
  • Premium Virtual Expo Booth
    • Your company will be listed first on the Virtual Expo page of the conference event portal
    • Your premium virtual expo booth is a dedicated page within the conference event portal featuring
      • Chat networking feature to help you connect with attendees
      • Video conference tool, so you can set up one on one or group video calls with attendees
      • Schedule a call option to allow attendees to set up a one-on-one meeting with you based on your availability
      • Check-in button on your booth page, to allow you to collect attendee information
      • Ability to upload 1 video to your virtual booth
      • Up to 6 resource links (web pages, PDFs, or other documents) on your virtual booth
      • Company name, logo, website and contact information (name, email, and phone number)
      • Company description
      • Social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or LinkedIn)
  • Logo featured prominently on:
    • the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
    • the conference event portal
      • the footer of the conference event portal
      • on the main agenda, next to the networking event listing
      • the log-in page for attendees to join your Industry Spotlight Session
      • conference marketing emails
      • attendee logistics and follow-up emails
      • general and concurrent session cover slides, which are viewable during the live and recorded versions of the conference
  • Pre- and post- meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address.)
    • Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent. You will have the opportunity to request attendee email addresses via a polling question during the networking event and your Industry Spotlight session. After the conference APPA will provide an Excel list of the names and email addresses of individuals who consented to share their email addresses.
    • Attendance list in Excel (Names only), showing which conference registrants participated in the networking event and your Industry Spotlight session.
  • Five complimentary conference registrations

Tuesday Keynote Sponsor: Presenter- Joy Ditto, President & CEO, APPA*- SOLD OUT

Elite Corporate Associate Member: $7,000

Corporate Associate Member: $8,000

Nonmember: $16,000

*APPA will not/does not endorse the sponsor's products/services. Joy Ditto and her participation are not related in any way to the sponsor.

1 sponsor limit. Must commit and provide topic and speaker information by March 5 to guarantee speaking slot. 

Benefits

  • Three-minute speaking opportunity to welcome attendees to the session and to introduce them to your company:
    • Opportunity to share one or two PowerPoint slides during your welcome
  • Premium Virtual Expo Booth
    • Your company will be listed in on of the top three spots on the Virtual Expo page of the conference event portal
    • Your premium virtual expo booth is a dedicated page within the conference event portal featuring
      • ​​​​​​​Chat networking feature to help you connect with attendees
      • Video conference tool, so you can set up one on one or group video calls with attendees
      • Schedule a call option to allow attendees to set up a one-on-one meeting with you based on your availability
      • Check-in button on your booth page, to allow you to collect attendee information
      • Ability to upload 1 video to your virtual booth
      • Up to 6 resource links (web pages, PDFs, or other documents) on your virtual booth
      • Company name, logo, website and contact information (name, email, and phone number)
      • Company description
      • Social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or LinkedIn)
  • Logo featured prominently on:
    • ​​​​​​​the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
    • the conference event portal
      • ​​​​​​​the footer of the conference event portal
      • on the main agenda, next to your sponsored keynote
      • the log-in page for attendees to join your sponsored keynote
      • conference marketing emails
      • attendee logistics and follow-up emails
      • general and concurrent session cover slides, which are viewable during the live and recorded versions of the conference
  • Pre- and post- meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address.)
    • ​​​​​​​Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent. You will have the opportunity to request attendee email addresses via a polling question during your sponsored keynote After the conference APPA will provide an Excel list of the names and email addresses of individuals who consented to share their email addresses.
    • ​​​​​​​Attendance list in Excel (Names only), showing which conference registrants participated in your sponsored keynote.
  • Four complimentary conference registrations

Wednesday Keynote Sponsor: Presenter- Jolene Thompson, President & CEO, American Municipal Power, Inc.*- SOLD OUT

Elite corporate associate member: $7,000

Corporate associate member: $8,000

Nonmember: $16,000

*American Municipal Power, Inc., will not/does not endorse the sponsor's products/services. Jolene Thompson and her participation are not related in any way to the sponsor.

1 Sponsor limit. Must commit and provide topic and speaker information by March 5 to guarantee speaking slot. 

Benefits​​​​​​​

  • Three-minute speaking opportunity to welcome attendees to the session and to introduce them to your company:
    • ​​​​​​​Opportunity to share one or two PowerPoint slides during your welcome
  • Premium Virtual Expo Booth
    • ​​​​​​​Your company will be listed in on of the top three spots on the Virtual Expo page of the conference event portal
    • Your premium virtual expo booth is a dedicated page within the conference event portal featuring
      • ​​​​​​​Chat networking feature to help you connect with attendees
      • Video conference tool, so you can set up one on one or group video calls with attendees
      • Schedule a call option to allow attendees to set up a one-on-one meeting with you based on your availability
      • Check-in button on your booth page, to allow you to collect attendee information
      • Ability to upload 1 video to your virtual booth
      • Up to 6 resource links (web pages, PDFs, or other documents) on your virtual booth
      • Company name, logo, website and contact information (name, email, and phone number)
      • Company description
      • Social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or LinkedIn)
  • Logo featured prominently on:
    • ​​​​​​​the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
    • the conference event portal
      • ​​​​​​​the footer of the conference event portal
      • on the main agenda, next to your sponsored keynote
      • the log-in page for attendees to join your sponsored keynote
      • conference marketing emails
      • attendee logistics and follow-up emails
      • general and concurrent session cover slides, which are viewable during the live and recorded versions of the conference
  • Pre- and post- meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address.)
    • ​​​​​​​Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent. You will have the opportunity to request attendee email addresses via a polling question during your sponsored keynote. After the conference APPA will provide an Excel list of the names and email addresses of individuals who consented to share their email addresses.
    • ​​​​​​​Attendance list in Excel (Names only), showing which conference registrants participated in your sponsored keynote.
  • Four complimentary conference registrations

Premier Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate member: $5,000

Corporate Associate Member: $6,000

Nonmember: $12,000

Limit 6 Premier Sponsors. Must sign up and provide topic and speaker information by February 26 to guarantee speaking slot. 

Benefits

  • 60 minute Industry Spotlight session presentation on the topic of your choosing (topic requires APPA approval).
    • ​​​​​​​An mp4 file of your presentation that you can share/distribute after the conference (recording will be available approx. 2 weeks after the event)
  • Premium Virtual Expo Booth
    • ​​​​​​​Your company will be listed on the Virtual Expo page of the conference event portal
    • Your premium virtual expo booth is a dedicated page within the conference event portal featuring
      • ​​​​​​​Chat networking feature to help you connect with attendees
      • Video conference tool, so you can set up one on one or group video calls with attendees
      • Schedule a call option to allow attendees to set up a one-on-one meeting with you based on your availability
      • Check-in button on your booth page, to allow you to collect attendee information
      • Ability to upload 1 video to your virtual booth
      • Up to 6 resource links (web pages, PDFs, or other documents) on your virtual booth
      • Company name, logo, website and contact information (name, email, and phone number)
      • Company description
      • Social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or LinkedIn)
  • Logo featured prominently on:
    • ​​​​​​​the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
    • the conference event portal
      • ​​​​​​​the footer of the conference event portal
      • on the main agenda, next to your session
      • the log-in page for attendees to join your Industry Spotlight Session
      • conference marketing emails
      • attendee logistics and follow-up emails
      • general and concurrent session cover slides, which are viewable during the live and recorded versions of the conference
  • Pre- and post- meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address.)
    • ​​​​​​​Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent. You will have the opportunity to request attendee email addresses via a polling question during your Industry Spotlight session. After the conference APPA will provide an Excel list of the names and email addresses of individuals who consented to share their email addresses.
    • ​​​​​​​Session attendance list in Excel (Names only), showing which conference registrants participated in your Industry Spotlight session.
  • Three complimentary conference registrations

Concurrent Session Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member: $4,000

Corporate Associate Member: $5,000

Nonmember: $10,000

Must sign up and provide topic and speaker information by March 5 to guarantee speaking slot.

Benefits

  • Two-minute introduction of your company prior to a concurrent session:
    • ​​​​​​​Opportunity to share one or two PowerPoint slides during your remarks
  • Virtual Expo Booth:
    • ​​​​​​​Your company will be listed on the Virtual Expo page of the conference event portal
    • Your virtual expo booth is a dedicated page within the conference event portal featuring
      • ​​​​​​​Chat networking feature to help you connect with attendees
      • Video conference tool, so you can set up one on one or group video calls with attendees
      • Schedule a call option to allow attendees to set up a one-on-one meeting with you based on your availability
      • Up to 2 resource links (web pages, PDFs, or other documents) on your virtual booth
      • Company name, logo, website and contact information (name, email, and phone number)
      • Company description
  • Logo featured on:
    • ​​​​​​​the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
    • the conference event portal​​​​​​​
      • on the main agenda, next to your sponsored session
      • the log-in page for attendees to join your sponsored session
      • concurrent session cover slides, which are viewable during the live and recorded versions of the conference
  • Pre- and post- meeting attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address.)
    • ​​​​​​​Association policy prevents the sharing of attendee emails and phone numbers without prior consent. You will have the opportunity to request attendee email addresses via a polling question during your sponsored session. After the conference APPA will provide an Excel list of the names and email addresses of individuals who consented to share their email addresses.
    • ​​​​​​​Session attendance list in Excel (Names only), showing which conference registrants participated in your sponsored session.
  • Two complimentary conference registrations

Virtual Expo Booth Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member: $1,500

Corporate Associate Member: $2,500

Nonmember: $5,000

Must sign up by March 12.

Benefits

  • Virtual Expo Booth:
    • ​​​​​​​Your company will be listed on the Virtual Expo page of the conference event portal
    • Your virtual expo booth is a dedicated page within the conference event portal featuring:
      • ​​​​​​​Chat networking feature to help you connect with attendees
      • Video conference tool, so you can set up one on one or group video calls with attendees
      • Schedule a call option to allow attendees to set up a one-on-one meeting with you based on your availability
      • Up to 2 resource links (web pages, PDFs, or other documents) on your virtual booth
      • Company name, logo, website and contact information (name, email, and phone number)
      • Company description
  • Logo featured on:
    • ​​​​​​​the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
    • Pre- and post-conference attendee lists in Excel. (Name, title, organization, U.S. postal address.)
    • Association policy prevents the sharing of emails and phone numbers unless registrants provide approval to do so.
  • Two complimentary conference registrations

Supporting Sponsor

Elite Corporate Associate Member: $1,000

Corporate Associate Member: $2,000

Nonmember: $4,000

Benefits

  • Logo featured on:
    • the conference homepage on PublicPower.org
  • One complimentary conference registration

Save money on this event! Become a corporate associate member.

Corporate associate membership distinguishes your company as a lead supporter of public power and provides tangible benefits that get your name in front of the nation's 2,000 community-owned electric utilities. We offer two levels - standard and Elite - to fit your needs and budget. Both options provide your employees with significant benefits, but with an Elite membership you are given extensive branding and networking opportunities. Learn more at PublicPower.org>Join.

Questions on sponsorship & membership?

Pamela Cowen, 202-467-2903

[email protected]