Powering Strong Communities

Engineering & Operations Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor and exhibit at the Engineering & Operations Conference to connect with 450+ public power decision-makers in distributed energy resources, environmental issues, grid modernization, innovation, reliability, safety, and mutual aid, security, system planning, forecasting and modeling, and transmission and distribution.

What is the Engineering & Operations Conference?

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

Why should my company support this event?

It’s 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. You’ll enjoy exclusive opportunities with people who make and influence purchasing decisions for products, platforms, and services like yours.

Sponsorship Options

Sign up to participate in the Public Power NextTech Expo, or select one of the other sponsorship options and automatically earn a space in the expo.

    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 about membership or contact [email protected].

    To secure your spot:

    Questions?

    Contact [email protected].

    Public Power NextTech Expo

    The expo hall is open Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. You will enjoy dedicated time with public power leaders as noted below. Sponsors and exhibitors who are registered for the full conference can attend conference sessions and events outside of the expo hall to learn about the industry and network with attendees.

    Sunday, April 7

    • Noon – 4 p.m.                   Move-In
    • 5 - 6 p.m.                          Welcome Happy Hour. This event is not in the expo hall, but sponsors and vendors are encouraged to attend to network                                           with conference attendees.

    Monday, April 8 (Hall is open 7:30 am to 6 pm)

    • 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.                 Breakfast in the expo hall
    • 10 – 10:30 a.m.                  Break in the expo hall
    • 2:30 – 3 p.m.                      Break in the expo hall
    • 4:30 – 6 p.m.                      Public Power NextTech Expo Reception

    Tuesday, April 9 (Hall is open 7:30 am to 3 pm)

    • 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.                 Breakfast in the expo hall
    • 10 – 10:30 a.m.                  Break in the expo hall
    • 2:30 – 3 p.m.                      Break in the expo hall
    • 3 p.m.                                 Move-Out

    Packages:

    Public Power NextTech Expo Vendor (10x10 space)

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $2,500
    Corporate Associate Member: $3,000
    Nonmember: $6,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address).

    During Event:

    • Two booth worker registrations
    • 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo
    • Logo in the printed program
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    Public Power NextTech Expo Vendor (10x20 space)

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $3,500
    Corporate Associate Member: $4,000
    Nonmember: $8,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    During Event:

    • Three booth worker registrations
    • 10x20 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo
    • Logo in the printed program
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    Signature Sponsor (SOLD OUT)

    One sponsor slot each for the Opening, Tuesday, and Closing General Sessions

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $15,000
    Corporate Associate Member: $16,000
    Nonmember: $32,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Four-week digital campaign that serves your ads to the event audience wherever they go online through retargeting. Ads provided by you. (APPA will provide specs).
    • Logo on the event website, marketing emails, and attendee logistics email
    • Social post on APPA’s Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn feeds one week before the conference. Graphics, text, and click-through links provided by you. You can include a one- to two-minute video or a static image.

    During Event:

    • Four conference registrations
    • Two booth worker registrations
    • 10x20 or 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo. If you do not want to participate in the expo, you can opt for an additional conference registration.
    • Your digital ad served to participants on their mobile devices through geofencing while they are in and around the headquarters hotel.
    • One-minute video (provided by you) shown at one general session.
    • One mobile app push notification acknowledging your sponsorship
    • Logo on all conference signage, on sign at the registration desk, and in the printed program.
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide
    • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference headquarters hotel. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. You are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with your event.

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on the conference evaluation email
    • Social post on APPA’s Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn feeds one week after the conference Graphics, text, and click-through links provided by you. You can include a one- to two-minute video or a static image.

    Premier Networking Sponsor

    One sponsor slot each for the Welcome and Tuesday Receptions

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $12,000
    Corporate Associate Member: $13,000
    Nonmember: $26,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on the event website, marketing emails, and attendee logistics email

    During Event:

    • Three conference registrations
    • Two booth worker registrations
    • 10x20 or 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo. If you do not want to participate in the expo, you can opt for an additional conference registration.
    • Logo on signage and cocktail napkins at your sponsored event, on a sign at the registration desk, and in the printed program.
    • One mobile app push notification acknowledging your sponsorship.
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide.
    • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference headquarters hotel. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. You are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with your event.

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on conference evaluation email

    Public Power Champion

    Six sponsor slots

    Elite Associate Member: $11,000
    Associate Member: $12,000
    Nonmember: $24,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on the event website, marketing emails, and attendee logistics email

    During Event:

    • 60-minute breakout session presentation on the topic of your choosing (topic requires APPA approval)
    • Three conference registrations
    • Two booth worker registrations
    • 10x20 or 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo. If you do not want to participate in the expo, you can opt for an additional conference registration.
    • One mobile app push notification acknowledging your sponsorship
    • Logo on a sign at your session, on a sign at the registration desk, and in the printed program.
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide
    • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference headquarters hotel. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. You are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with your event.

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on the conference evaluation email

    Sustaining Networking Sponsor

    Two sponsor slots each for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Breakfasts

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $7,000
    Corporate Associate Member: $8,000
    Nonmember: $16,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Logo on the event website and attendee logistics email
    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    During Event:

    • Three conference registrations
    • Two booth worker registrations
    • 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo. If you do not want to participate in the expo, you can opt for an additional conference registration.
    • Logo on signage and cocktail napkins at your sponsored event, on a sign at the registration desk, and in the printed program
    • One mobile app push notification acknowledging your sponsorship
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide
    • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference headquarters hotel. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. You are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with your event.

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on conference evaluation email

    Networking Sponsor

    Three sponsor each for Monday and Tuesday Refreshment Breaks

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $5,500
    Corporate Associate Member: $6,500
    Nonmember: $13,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on the event website

    During Event:

    • Two conference registrations
    • Two booth worker registrations
    • 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo. If you do not want to participate in the expo, you can opt for an additional conference registration.
    • Logo on signage and cocktail napkins at your sponsored event and in the printed program.
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide
    • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference headquarters hotel. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. You are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with your event.

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    Public Power Advocate

    Elite Associate Member: $5,000
    Associate Member: $6,000
    Nonmember: $12,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)
    • Logo on the event website

    During Event:

    • Two conference registrations
    • Two booth worker registrations
    • Verbal recognition in the opening remarks of a breakout session of your choosing. Moderator will read a short paragraph about your company.
    • 10x10 booth in the Public Power NextTech Expo. If you do not want to participate in the expo, you can opt for an additional conference registration.
    • Logo on signage at your sponsored session, on a sign at the registration desk, and in the printed program
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide
    • Opportunity to host a hospitality event in the conference headquarters hotel. Event may not conflict with official conference functions. You are responsible for all arrangements, promotion, and costs associated with your event.

    Post-Event:

    • Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    Public Power Supporter

    Elite Corporate Associate Member: $1,500
    Corporate Associate Member: $2,500
    Nonmember: $5,000

    Pre-Event:

    • Registrants lists in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)

    During Event:

    • One conference registration
    • Logo in the printed program
    • Logo and company description in the mobile app sponsor guide

    Post-Event:

    Final attendees list in Excel (Name, title, organization, address)