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Member Benefits

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MEA is an organization-based membership association.

That means all employees of a member company are considered members of MEA and can take advantage of networking and collaboration with peers, learning successful practices from other members, and more.

What is included in your membership?

  • Gas and/or Electric Distribution

    Distribution membership is an extremely cost-effective means of getting your personnel trained, connected, and educated in the ever-demanding and ever-changing energy industry.

    Membership includes:

    • Unlimited use of the member directory for industry contacts and connections
    • Discounted member rate for all operations summits, learning conferences, roundtables, forums, and technical training classes | Average savings of 30% per registration
    • Exclusive access to members-only communications and annual sponsorship packages
    • Access to MEA Connect, our members-only online forum and resource center for networking and accessing industry materials
    • Five complimentary EnergyU licenses | Additional licenses at 75% discount*
      [EnergyU subscriptions include all online training and testing courses for 192, 195, electric, ASME, OSHA, and utility general education]
    • Ten complimentary MakeSafe licenses for simulated real-world training
    • Eligible to serve on committees
    • Eligible to serve on the MEA Board of Directors
    • Eligible for recognition and awards programs for safety and expertise in the field and contributions to the industry
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Transmission

    Membership includes:

    • Unlimited use of the member directory for industry contacts and connections
    • Discounted member rate for all operations summits, learning conferences, roundtables, forums, and technical training classes | Average savings of 30% per registration
    • Exclusive access to members-only communications and annual sponsorship packages 
    • Access to MEA Connect, our members-only online forum and resource center for networking and accessing industry materials
    • EnergyU licenses at a 55% discount*
      [EnergyU subscriptions include all online training and testing courses for 192, 195, electric, ASME, OSHA, and utility general education]
    • Eligible to serve on committees
    • Eligible to serve on the MEA Board of Directors
    • Eligible for recognition and awards programs for safety and expertise in the field and contributions to the industry
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Full Associate

    Membership includes:

    • Unlimited use of the member directory for industry contacts and connections
    • Discounted member rate for all operations summits, learning conferences, roundtables, forums, and technical training classes | Average savings of 30% per registration
    • Exclusive access to members-only communications and annual sponsorship packages 
    • Access to MEA Connect, our members-only online forum and resource center for networking and accessing industry materials
    • EnergyU licenses at a 40% discount*
      [EnergyU subscriptions include all online training and testing courses for 192, 195, electric, ASME, OSHA, and utility general education]
    • Eligible to serve on committees
    • Eligible to serve on the MEA Board of Directors
    • Eligible for recognition and awards programs for safety and expertise in the field and contributions to the industry
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Associate Contractor

    Membership includes:

    • Unlimited use of the member directory for industry contacts and connections
    • Discounted member rate for all operations summits, learning conferences, roundtables, forums, and technical training classes | Average savings of 30% per registration
    • Exclusive access to members-only communications and annual sponsorship packages 
    • Access to MEA Connect, our members-only online forum and resource center for networking and accessing industry materials
    • EnergyU licenses at a 40% discount*
      [EnergyU subscriptions include all online training and testing courses for 192, 195, electric, ASME, OSHA, and utility general education]
    • Large contractor members in good standing may be able to take advantage of the MEA Super Contractor program for further discounts on EnergyU license rates. 
    • Eligible to serve on committees
    • Eligible to serve on the MEA Board of Directors
    • Eligible for recognition and awards programs for safety and expertise in the field and contributions to the industry
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Associate Exhibitor

    Membership includes:

    • Unlimited use of the member directory for industry contacts and connections
    • Discounted member rate for the Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit and/or Electric Operations Technical & Leaders Summit only  | Average savings of 40% per booth
    • Exclusive access to members-only communications and annual sponsorship packages 
    • Access to MEA Connect, our members-only online forum and resource center for networking and accessing industry materials
    • Eligible to serve on committees
    • Eligible to serve on the MEA Board of Directors
    • Eligible for recognition and awards programs for safety and expertise in the field and contributions to the industry
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Associate Partner in Education

    Membership includes:

    • Use of the member directory for potential placement of graduating students
    • Two complimentary EnergyU licenses | Additional licenses at 40% discount*
      [EnergyU subscriptions include all online training and testing courses for 192, 195, electric, ASME, OSHA, and utility general education]
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Associate Marketer/Producer

    Membership includes:

    • Unlimited use of the member directory for industry contacts and connections
    • Discounted member rate for all operations summits, learning conferences, roundtables, forums, and technical training classes | Average savings of 30% per registration
    • Exclusive access to members-only communications and annual sponsorship packages 
    • Access to MEA Connect, our members-only online forum and resource center for networking and accessing industry materials
    • EnergyU licenses at a 40% discount*
      [EnergyU subscriptions include all online training and testing courses for 192, 195, electric, ASME, OSHA, and utility general education]
    • Eligible to serve on committees
    • Eligible to serve on the MEA Board of Directors
    • Eligible for recognition and awards programs for safety and expertise in the field and contributions to the industry
    • Use of the Job Center for posting and finding available positions within the energy industry

    *approximately

  • Subscriber - EnergyU Only

    EnergyU subscriptions are not a category of MEA membership.

    Many subscriber companies are also MEA members and, therefore, receive the benefits referenced above. To find out if your company would benefit from membership based on your number of annual EnergyU licenses, contact Chad at chads@MEAenergy.org or by phone at (651) 289-9600 x112.

    EnergyU subscriptions include:

    • Any courses from 192, 195, ASME, OSHA, electric, and utility basics libraries
    • 24-hour online access for administrators and learners
    • Free data transfers to ISNetworld®
    • Subscribers are welcome to attend all operations summits, learning conferences, roundtables, forums, and technical training classes at the standard non-member rate.

Learn how to maximize your member benefits


If you have an hour and would like to learn more about your membership benefits, plan to attend an upcoming Member Benefits Webinar. The webinar provides a look under the hood of MEA’s events, education, and training programs, and online knowledge sharing forum. Highlights include MEA’s mission and upcoming training and networking events that matter to you.

Select the date and time that works best for you!