Become a Sponsor

Gain access | Earn recognition | Maximize exposure


FIND THE AUDIENCE AND EVENTS THAT BEST FIT YOUR BUSINESS

MEA member companies and non-member companies are welcome to participate in Event Sponsorships. We know you need exposure at events that align with your business, attract the right audience, or open a new market for you. Our Event Sponsorships allow your company to pick and choose from any of the event sponsorship options to reach specific audiences during the events at which you want to be affiliated and recognized. You can sponsor as few as one function at a summit or multiple items at multiple events. Create the combination that best fits your company’s event sponsorship objectives.

Reserve yours before February 24, 2023 to receive the most exposure possible.

Gain Access to MEA Members


MEA members are the people who buy and use your products and services. MEA has 480+ member companies represented across 46 states. Just like MEA has solutions for many of your business challenges, our sponsorship opportunities are designed to accommodate any budget, fit your event sponsorship objectives, and help reach your branding and marketing goals.

Earn Recognition by Supporting the Industry


Each year, MEA serves over 3,000 attendees through traditional in-person conferences, new online events, and virtual meeting experiences while also providing training and testing for nearly 35,000 industry workers. Associate your company with MEA education to show your support of the energy industry.

Customize for Maximum Exposure


We understand that you need to find the right fit for your sponsorship dollars. We offer more than 40 options for customizing your sponsorship with our event sponsorships. This year, there are also new and unique opportunities specific to virtual events. Find the events and sponsorship opportunities that align with your business, attract the right audience, or open a new market for you.

Leadership Support


Meetings and events that serve and support existing or developing industry leaders.

Executive Forums & Board Meetings

March 21-23, 2023 | San Diego, CA
October 4-6, 2023 | Asheville, NC 
Put your company in front of executive-level employees of utilities and suppliers twice a year.
Attendance: 50+/event

The discounted sponsorship for both the spring and fall Executive Forum is only available until February 10, 2023.

Check availability and reserve items.

Energetic Women & MEA Leadership Webinar

Quarterly | Online
Expand your influence through association with soft skill employee development.
Attendance: 200+/event

Check availability and reserve items.

Energetic Women Conference

June 20-22, 2023 | St. Louis, MO
Support women in energy operations and engineering at this annual leadership and development conference.
Attendance: 800+

Check availability and reserve items.

CONFERENCE PACKAGES

  • Visionary Level $25,000
    • 6 complimentary in-person registrations to 2023 Energetic Women Conference*
    • Choice of a one-hour EXCLUSIVE pre-recorded (or live, if speaker prefers) webinar from a predetermined list of conference speakers/topics. This is an excellent content opportunity for your internal women’s ERG!
      Energetic Women will host the webinar (either Microsoft Teams or Webex) at an agreed upon date/time. The webinar can be open to any of your employees (not just conference attendees), is subject to copyright, must be shown within one year of the conference, and may only be shown one time.
    • Includes the opportunity to provide a commercial or promotional video of your company’s involvement in a project or community activity (video must be provided to Energetic Women in final format as an mp4 and cannot be longer than 3 minutes)
    • Opportunity to include an item or marketing piece in the conference bags**
    • Verbal and prominent visual recognition onsite at 2023 Energetic Women Conference
    • Prominent digital recognition in event app
    • Company logo and hyperlink featured on energeticwomen.org
    • Sponsor designation on name badge(s) for company representatives attending the Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in pre-conference marketing
    • Acknowledgement of company’s support of DEI via social media
  • Collaborator $15,000
    • 4 complimentary in-person registrations to 2023 Energetic Women Conference*
    • Includes the opportunity to provide a commercial or promotional video of your company’s involvement in a project or community activity (video must be provided to Energetic Women in final format as an mp4 and cannot be longer than 3 minutes)
    • Opportunity to include an item or marketing piece in the conference bags**
    • Visual recognition onsite at 2023 Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in event app
    • Company logo and hyperlink featured on energeticwomen.org
    • Sponsor designation on name badge(s) for in-person company representatives attending the Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in pre-conference marketing
    • Acknowledgement of company’s support of DEI via social media
  • Inspirer $10,000
    • 3 complimentary in-person registrations to 2023 Energetic Women Conference*
    • Opportunity to include an item or marketing piece in the conference bags**
    • Visual recognition onsite at 2023 Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in event app
    • Company logo and hyperlink featured on energeticwomen.org
    • Sponsor designation on name badge(s) for in-person company representatives attending the Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in pre-conference marketing
    • Acknowledgement of company’s support of DEI via social media
  • Influencer $7,500
    • 2 complimentary in-person registrations to 2023 Energetic Women Conference*
    • Visual recognition onsite at 2023 Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in event app
    • Company logo and hyperlink featured on energeticwomen.org
    • Sponsor designation on name badge(s) for in-person company representatives attending the Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in pre-conference marketing
    • Acknowledgement of company’s support of DEI via social media
  • Contributor $5,000
    • 1 complimentary in-person registration to 2023 Energetic Women Conference*
    • Visual recognition onsite at 2023 Energetic Women Conference
    • Digital recognition in event app
    • Company logo and hyperlink featured on energeticwomen.org
    • Sponsor designation on name badge(s) for in-person company representatives attending the Energetic Women Conference
    • Acknowledgement of company’s support of DEI via social media
  • Supporter $2,500
    • Visual recognition onsite at 2023 Energetic Women Conference
    • Company logo and hyperlink featured on energeticwomen.org
    • Sponsor designation on name badge(s) for in-person company representatives attending the Energetic Women Conference
    • Acknowledgement of company’s support of DEI via social media

*Register with promo code provided in ‘sponsor action items’ email.

**Sponsor must provide promotional items for bags on or before due date. Required format, size, and/or quantity and deadline(s) will be specified in sponsor confirmation.

A LA CARTE OPTIONS

Electric Interest


Meetings and events designed for those who work in electric operations and/or provide products and services to the electric industry

Electric Operations Technical & Leadership Summit

May 3-5, 2023 | Iowa City, IA
Gain access to electric crews, foremen, supervisors, managers, and directors at this annual summit featuring technical sessions on safety & training, substations, dispatching, metering, codes & standards, overhead, underground and reliability.
Attendance: 300+

Check availability and reserve items.
  • Keynote Speaker (Exclusive) $5,000

    New 2023

    • Company name or logo prominently displayed onsite
    • Five minutes of podium time during opening keynote session to include company intro and/or company video, and introduction of keynote speaker
  • Welcome Reception Beverages (Exclusive) $5,000

    New 2023

    • Company logo on drink tickets provided to attendees for use during Welcome Reception
    • Custom beverage (non-alcoholic and alcoholic available) named after company
  • Hats (Exclusive) $3,000

    New 2023

    • Logo featured on hat given to all in-person attendees
  • Notebooks (Exclusive) $3,000
    • Company logo featured on every page in notebook that is included with in-person registration and given to every in-person attendee
  • Hydration Station (Limit of 2) $2,500

    New 2023

    • Onsite signage and verbal recognition at hosted beverage station during registration check in (coffee and water) and for the duration of the event, to include coffee, tea, water, soda
    • Logo or company name on napkins at beverage station
  • Lanyards (Exclusive) $2,000
    • Logo on conference lanyard provided to every in-person attendee and exhibitor
  • WiFi (Exclusive) $2,000
    • Company name or logo associated with onsite WiFi
    • Digital recognition in event app
  • Conference Bags (Limit of 6) $2,000
    • Logo featured on reusable conference bag provided to all in-person attendees and exhibitors
  • Power Up Break (Limit of 3) $2,000

    New 2023

    • Full-color logo on tabletop signs throughout all event refreshment breaks
    • Three minutes of podium time in exhibit hall during one of the three scheduled breaks
    • Digital recognition in event app
  • Welcome Reception $1,500
    • Onsite signage throughout the function
  • Event App (Limit of 5) $1,000

    New 2023

    • Prominent digital recognition in event app used by all attendees
  • Recognition in Event Notebook – Full Page $1,000

    New 2023

    • Full-page sponsor recognition in event notebook included with in-person registration and given to every in-person attendee

    Sponsor must provide color artwork for event notebook in final format. Required format, size and deadline will be specified in sponsor confirmation.

  • Recognition in Event Notebook – Half Page $500

    New 2023

    • Half-page sponsor recognition in event notebook included with in-person registration and given to every in-person attendee

    Sponsor must provide color artwork for event notebook in final format. Required format, size and deadline will be specified in sponsor confirmation.

Gas Interest


Meetings and events designed for those who work in gas operations and/or provide products and services to the gas industry

Gas Ops Roundtable

April 3-5, 2023 | Madison, WI
This annual spring event offers in-depth discussions amongst gas industry professionals and moderated by experts on codes and standards, measurement and controls, distribution, safety, and gas system controls.
Attendance: 120+

Check availability and reserve items.

Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit

August 16-18, 2023 | Cincinnati, OH
This annual two-day event is attended by natural gas crews, foremen, supervisors, managers, and directors. The summit features keynotes, exhibits, pre-conference courses, and tracks on compliance, safety, measurement and control, distribution and technology, engineering and technical training.
Attendance: 500+

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National Gas Rodeo

September 14-16, 2023 | Springfield, MO
The National Gas Rodeo is a program which promotes the skills and teamwork of those working in the natural gas delivery industry. The team-based events build leadership and enhance company morale. We focus on safe, time-efficient performance of job skills.
Attendance: 160+ competitors & 400+ spectators

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  • Sweet Treat Station (Exclusive) $7,500

    New 2023

    • Two days of exposure and logo placement associated with the onsite pop-up frozen novelty stand
  • Premier (Limit of 6) $5,000
    • Two days of exposure and top logo placement onsite and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
    • Opportunity to showcase equipment in a 10×10 space on the rodeo field
  • Cool Zone (Limit of 2) $3,000

    New 2023

    • Two days of exposure and logo placement associated with a new onsite cool down area
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
  • Field Competition: Hand Dig (Limit of 2) $2,000
    • Exposure at the Hand Dig qualifying event onsite and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
  • Field Competition: Meter Set (Limit of 2) $2,000
    • Exposure at the Meter Set qualifying event onsite and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
  • Field Competition: Service Installation (Limit of 2) $2,000
    • Exposure at the Service Installation qualifying event onsite and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
  • Field Competition: Pipe Cut (Limit of 2) $2,000
    • Exposure at the Pipe Cut qualifying event onsite and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
  • Field Competition: Relay (Limit of 2) $2,000
    • Exposure at the Relay event onsite and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes two banquet tickets, and two lunch tickets (names will need to be provided)
  • Rodeo Banquet $1,000
    • Recognition during the popular Friday evening banquet and in event app
    • Includes a vendor exhibit table at the Friday evening banquet
    • Includes one banquet ticket, and one lunch ticket (name will need to be provided)

Corporate Interest


Meetings and events that serve those who work in support services and/or provide specialized knowledge to fulfill company-wide needs.

Environmental Leadership Learning Conference

April 18-20, 2023 | Chicago, IL & Virtual
Gain access to utility and consultant personnel who are focused on environmental issues facing the energy industry nationally. The three-day event is tailored to the needs of environmental managers and their teams, covering a range of topics and roundtable discussions such as emerging issues, MGP, and decommissioning.
Attendance: 70+

Check availability and reserve items.

Transportation & Fleet Roundtable

April 12-13, 2023 | Indianapolis, IN
Expand your reach with utility fleet personnel who are gathered to learn from experts and openly discuss topics such as telemetrics, electrification, emergency fleet response, and other relevant issues.
Attendance: 50+
Check availability and reserve items.

Purchasing & Materials Management Roundtable

Fall 2023 | TBD
Put your company in front of utilities and purchasing managers.
Attendance: 30+

Check availability and reserve items.

Questions


Contact sponsorship@MEAenergy.org or call (651) 289-9600 x114.