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At the meeting, cooperative leaders from across the country will gather to celebrate the strength of the cooperative network, to conduct important association business, and to focus on how we–as cooperatives–can continue our mission of safely providing cooperative members with affordable and reliable electricity.
The Annual Meeting & Expo are loaded with opportunities to network with co-op peers, learn from industry experts, and discuss critical resolutions that define the association’s mission.
Technology Takes Center Stage at TechAdvantage
TechAdvantage is the leading technology conference designed exclusively for electric cooperative professionals engaged in C-level, engineering, operations, IT, purchasing and supply, and marketing decision-making. Learn how to improve performance, increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve member services with a wide range of sessions, workshops, learning labs and networking opportunities engineered to generate powerful ideas and technology solutions.
The Best Ideas Start at the TechAdvantage Expo
With more than 300 vendors, the TechAdvantage Expo is the place to experience the latest tools, technologies and services that will increase your co-op’s efficiency. The Expo offers a vital source of knowledge and information on current and emerging technology and energy products, with demonstrations and representatives on hand to address your most critical challenges.
More than networking, TechAdvantage delivers real tools and knowledge that empower you to build successful co-ops in today’s competitive energy marketplace.
Why THIS Conference?
Unlike other "best practices in technology" conferences, TechAdvantage speaks directly to electric co-op professionals and provides focused solutions.
You’ll be up to speed and better able to meet your co-op’s technology goals while mitigating risky, costly or disruptive decisions.
It’s a great opportunity to meet informed experts, in one place, at one time, in one value package.
It is host to the highly-rated TechAdvantage Expo which attracts the largest number of today’s top co-op vendors and industry leaders.
You’ll walk away with information on cutting-edge technologies and tactics that can be implemented into your co-op’s strategic planning.
Just who comes to TechAdvantage?
Engineers eager to leverage new applications and existing technologies to do their jobs well and do their jobs right
Sharp operations professionals wanting to keep pace with new technologies who are ready to execute results and fire on all cylinders
IT professionals targeting new skills and analyzing practical information to manage infrastructure, security and strategy
Frontline supply managers attentive to new ideas and innovative products that they can maneuver and apply at their co-ops
National co-op leaders wanting to hear from technology experts about what they see coming to determine how their co-ops will meet new challenges
Smart co-op insiders, hungry for what comes next and re-energized by new ideas that will elevate their efforts to new levels
If that’s you, take action and be there.
TechAdvantage is the only event of its kind bringing together more than 650 electric cooperative engineering, operations, energy services and IT professionals looking for the hottest innovations. Plus more than 5,000 co-op leaders attending NRECA’s Annual Meeting converge on the Expo hall for the latest technology solutions. This event creates a unique opportunity for your organization to reach the fastest growing segment of the U.S. electric utility industry. Nearly 300 vendors from more than 100 unique product and service areas are represented at TechAdvantage. Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to meet face-to-face with thousands of enthusiastic attendees.
NRECA is the national service organization for more than 900 not-for-profit rural electric cooperatives and public power districts providing retail electric service to more than 42 million consumers in 47 states and whose retail sales account for approximately 12 percent of total electricity sales in the United States.
There may be many networking opportunities at the NRECA Annual Meeting & TechAdvantage 2016 Conference & Expo - National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Find out more in the event details below.
|Conference/Event Dates:||02/11/2016 - 02/19/2016|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||02/15/2016 - 02/17/2016|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||Mon, 4:30-7pm; Tues, 11:30am-4:30pm; Wed, 11am-2pm|
|First Move-In Date:||02/14/2016|
|Other Industries:||Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Energy, Engineering, IT, Manufacturing, Technology, Utilities|
|Audience:||Engineering, Operations, IT, Energy Services, Purchasing, Warehousing, Supply Management Professionals|
|Notes:||Who Attends TechAdvantage?
Engineering & Operations 45%
Information Technology 28%
Supply Chain Management & Purchasing 10%
What Co-op System Attends?
Distribution System/PUD 81%
|Venue:||Ernest N. Morial Convention Center|
|Venue Phone:||(504) 582-3000|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Number of Exhibitors:||300+|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Show Manager:||Kenworthy Management, Inc.|
|Prospectus PDF:||Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF|
|Sponsorship Details:||Want to increase your exposure at the year's largest and most exciting event for electric cooperative professionals? Consider advertising and sponsorship opportunities at NRECA Annual Meeting and TechAdvantage 2016. NRECA's sponsorship packages are designed to offer a variety of opportunities and levels of exposure and are an excellent way to leverage your participation and presence at the event.|
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|10' x 10' minimum||$29 per sq. ft.||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Call|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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