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Public Power Week

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year to help customers and stakeholders understand how they can better engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from all its offerings.
October 1 - 7, 2023

Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year to help customers and stakeholders understand how they can better engage with their community-owned utility and benefit from all its offerings. American Public Power Association member utilities can use the sample resources and templates to spread the word and help celebrate in your communities.

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Read Our Blog Post

Public Power Week: Building for the Future, September 21, 2023

Resources

Resources & Templates


You can download these free resources and templates to customize for Public Power Week celebrations in your community.

2023 Public Power Week logo

Color Logo: JPG | EPS | PNG

Black and White Logo: JPG | EPS | PNG 

Resources

For more resources (including infographics and fact sheets) on the benefits of public power, visit our Communication Templates page.

Videos

Public Power: Powering Strong Communities

  • Affordable. Reliable. Community-focused. The story of Public Power deserves to be told and there's no better time to tell it than Public Power Week! Our award-winning video explains who we are and what we do. Public Power has been around for over 100 years and we have a bright future, continuing to lead, thrive, and meet the challenges of the 21st century.
  • View, share, and download on Vimeo.

Public Power Week 2023 Animated Video

  • This fun one-minute animated presentation describes the benefits of public power and this year's theme of "Building For the Future" in an engaging and colorful way. Utilities can customize this video with their own logo and brand.
  • Video on Vimeo
  • Video on YouTube
  • Download

Whiteboard Video

Use this video to enhance your Public Power Week outreach and engage your customers.

About Public Power

An animated video explains the benefits of a community-owned utility.

More videos, infographics, and fact sheets on public power benefits are available here.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Reach Public Power Communications, Public Relations, Customer Service, and Community Engagement Leaders

    Sponsor Public Power Week

    October 1-7, 2023, in 2,000+ U.S. communities 

    What is Public Power Week?

    Held annually the first full week of October, Public Power Week is the official celebration of everything that makes public power special. From Florida to Alaska, utilities use Public Power Week to engage their customers and educate them on benefits of community-owned power.

    Why should my company sponsor Public Power Week?

    As a sponsor, you will enjoy exposure with communications, public relations, customer service, and community engagement professionals at public power utilities throughout the U.S. Sponsorship is a great way to tell these decision makers and influencers about the ways your company can make their jobs easier.

    Sponsorship Packages – Purchase here 

    Signature Celebration Sponsor

    Elite Corporate Associate Member $10,000
    Corporate Associate Member $11,000
    Nonmember $22,000

    One sponsor limit. Must commit by July 15 to receive all benefits.

    • Digital ad campaign (August 1 -October 8) that serves your ad to visitors to the Public Power Week page on PublicPower.org. 
      • During the 2021 Public Power Week campaign, this page generated nearly 8,000 pageviews and more than 3,500 unique visitors from August 1 to October 31.
      • Ad provided by you (APPA will provide specs). 
    • One post per day during Public Power Week on APPA’s Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn feeds.
      • Graphics, text, and click-through links provided by you (APPA will provide specs). You can include a one- to two-minute video or a static image. 
    • Two-minute presentation at the beginning of an APPA-hosted webinar for members on making the most of Public Power Week
      • Logo featured on a sponsor thank you slide during the webinar
    • Logo featured on Public Power Week homepage and resources page
      • From August 1 to October 9, 2021, this page generated nearly 8,000 pageviews and more than 3,500 unique visitors, making it the most popular interior page on PublicPower.org 
    • Recognition in Public Power Current newsletter whenever Public Power Week is mentioned. This e-newsletter is sent three times weekly to more than 11,000 subscribers.
    • Recognition in the CEO Update email to APPA members whenever Public Power Week is mentioned. This biweekly email is sent to more than 19,000 members. 

    Sustaining Celebration Sponsor

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

    Five sponsor limit. Must commit by July 15 to receive all benefits.

    • Logo on Public Power Week homepage and resources page
      • From August 1 to October 9, 2021, this page generated nearly 8,000 pageviews and more than 3,500 unique visitors, making it the most popular interior page on PublicPower.org.
    • Recognition in the CEO Update email to APPA members whenever Public Power Week is mentioned. This biweekly email is sent to more than 19,000 members. 
    • Logo on a sponsor thank you slide during APPA-hosted webinar for members on making the most of Public Power Week

    About the American Public Power Association (APPA)

    APPA is the voice of not-for-profit, community-owned utilities that power 2,000 towns and cities nationwide. We represent public power before the federal government to protect the interests of the more than 49 million customers that public power utilities serve, and the 93,000 people they employ. Our association advocates and advises on electricity policy, technology, trends, training, and operations. Our members strengthen their communities by providing superior service, engaging citizens, and instilling pride in community-owned power.