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.

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 23-25, 2022 | Dallas, TX 
October 2022 | Minneapolis/St. Paul Area, MN
Put your company in front of executive-level employees of utilities and suppliers twice a year.
Attendance: 50+/event

After March 10, new sponsors of the Executive Forums will only receive benefits for the Fall Executive Forum.

  • Sponsorship of Two Forums $3,000
    • Pre-event digital recognition in marketing emails and event webpage
    • Verbal and visual recognition throughout spring and fall forums

Energetic Women & MEA Leadership Webinar

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

Energetic Women Conference

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.

June 14-16, 2022 | Detroit, MI & Virtual
Support women in energy operations and engineering at this annual leadership and development conference.
Attendance: 800+

CONFERENCE PACKAGES

  • Visionary Level $25,000
    • 6 complimentary in-person registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • 10 complimentary virtual registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Choice of a one-hour EXCLUSIVE pre-recorded webinar from a predetermined list of conference speakers/topics. Energetic Women will host the webinar (either Microsoft Teams or Webex) at a agreed upon date/time. The session can be open to any of your employees (not just Energetic Women attendees), is subject to copyright, must be shown within one year of the conference, and may only be shown one time. This is an excellent benefit for content for your internal women’s ERG!
    • Post-event report documenting visibility and recognition
    • Includes a Spotlight Success Story: feature a commercial or promotional video of a project or community involvement that your company has been involved in (video must be provided to Energetic Women in final format as an mp4 and cannot be longer than 2 minutes)
    • Opportunity to include an item or marketing piece in the conference bags
    • Verbal and prominent visual recognition onsite at 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and prominent digital recognition in virtual platform/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
    • Support and acknowledgement via social media
  • Collaborator $15,000
    • 4 complimentary in-person registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • 6 complimentary virtual registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Post-event report documenting visibility and recognition
    • Includes a Spotlight Success Story: feature a commercial or promotional video of a project or community involvement that your company has been involved in (video must be provided to Energetic Women in final format as an mp4 and cannot be longer than 2 minutes)
    • Opportunity to include an item or marketing piece in the conference bags
    • Verbal and visual recognition onsite at 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and digital recognition in virtual platform/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
    • Support and acknowledgement via social media
  • Inspirer $10,000
    • 3 complimentary in-person registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • 4 complimentary virtual registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Opportunity to include an item or marketing piece in the conference bags
    • Verbal and visual recognition onsite at 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and digital recognition in virtual platform/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
    • Support and acknowledgement via social media
  • Influencer $7,500
    • 2 complimentary in-person registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • 2 complimentary virtual registrations to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and visual recognition onsite at 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and digital recognition in virtual platform/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
    • Support and acknowledgement via social media
  • Contributor $5,000
    • 1 complimentary in-person registration to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • 1 complimentary virtual registration to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and visual recognition onsite at 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and digital recognition in virtual platform/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
    • Support and acknowledgement via social media
  • Supporter $2,500
    • 1 complimentary virtual registration to 2022 Energetic Women Conference
    • Verbal and visual recognition onsite at 2022 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
    • Support and acknowledgement via social media

A LA CARTE OPTIONS

  • Learning Journals (Exclusive) $17,500
    • Logo on every page in the learning journal plus a full page color ad (may not be promotional of company services). Distributed onsite to all attendees with an option to purchasing additional learning journals. Learning journal will be mailed to all virtual attendees.
  • Health & Safety (Exclusive) $9,000

    New 2022

    • Company name or logo associated with onsite health & safety protocols (TBD – potentially social distancing cues, hand sanitizer)
    • Company name or logo featured as primary sponsor for virtual experience offered as a safe alternative to in-person attendance
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Hospitality Lounge (Exclusive) $8,000
    • Company name or logo recognition onsite and in promotional materials for the lounge—an area near the meeting space for attendees to unwind or connect. Lounge furniture and signage provided.
    • Company name or logo associated with networking opportunities in the virtual platform/app
  • Professional Headshot Photo Booth (Exclusive) $8,000

    New 2022

    • Company name or logo associated with the opportunity for every in-person attendee to take a professional headshot
  • Mobile Device Charging Stations (Exclusive) $7,000
    • Company logo displayed on a charging device for each table of attendees in the room where general sessions and meals occur
  • Water Cups (Exclusive) $6,000
    • Logo on disposable cups near water station(s) throughout event (onsite recognition only)
  • Lanyards (Exclusive) $4,500
    • One-color company logo or name printed on conference lanyard provided to every in-person attendee (onsite recognition only)
  • WiFi (Limit of 2) $3,000

    New 2022

    • Company name or logo associated with onsite WiFi (onsite recognition only)
  • Golf Hole (Limit of 9) $500
    • Recognition with signage at hole (onsite recognition only)

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

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.

May 3-5, 2022 | Fort Wayne, IN & Virtual
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+

  • Health & Safety (Exclusive) $5,000

    New 2022

    • Company name or logo associated with onsite health & safety protocols (TBD – potentially social distancing cues, hand sanitizer)
    • Company name or logo featured as primary sponsor for virtual experience offered as a safe alternative to in-person attendance
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Lanyards (Exclusive) $2,500
    • Logo on conference lanyard provided to every in-person attendee and exhibitor
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Water Cups (Exclusive) $2,500
    • Logo on disposable cups near water station(s) throughout event
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Tech (Limit of 2) $2,500

    New 2022

    • Company name or logo associated with onsite technology (TBD – potentially WiFi, charging stations)
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • All-Day Break (Limit of 4) $2,000
    • Full color logo on tabletop signs throughout all event beverage and snack breaks
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Notebooks (Limit of 4) $2,000
    • Logo featured on event notebook that is included with in-person registration and given to every in-person attendee (onsite recognition only)
    • Notebook will include an MEA-branded pen
  • Conference Bags (Limit of 4) $1,500
    • Logo featured on reusable conference bag provided to all in-person attendees and exhibitors (onsite recognition only)
  • Welcome Reception $1,000
    • Onsite signage throughout the function (onsite recognition only)
  • Networking Reception $1,000
    • Onsite signage throughout the function (onsite recognition only)
  • Directional Signage (Limit of 6) $500
    • Logo on all wayfinding signs throughout the event (onsite recognition only)
  • T-Shirts (Limit of 8) $500
    • Logo printed on the back of annual t-shirt given to all in-person attendees and exhibitors (onsite recognition only)

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

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.

April 4-6, 2022 | Omaha, NE & Virtual
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+

  • Health & Safety (Exclusive) $3,000
    • Company name or logo associated with onsite health & safety protocols (TBD – potentially social distancing cues, hand sanitizer)
    • Company name or logo featured as primary sponsor for virtual experience offered as a safe alternative to in-person attendance
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Networking Lunch (Exclusive) $2,500
    • Onsite signage throughout the function
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Lanyards (Exclusive) $2,000
    • Logo on conference lanyard provided to every in-person attendee and exhibitor
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Water Cups (Exclusive) $2,000
    • Logo on disposable cups near water station(s) throughout event
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • All-Day Break (Limit of 3) $2,000
    • Full color logo on tabletop signs throughout all event beverage and snack breaks
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Tech (Limit of 2) $1,500
    • Company name or logo associated with onsite technology (TBD – potentially WiFi, charging stations)
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Notebooks (Limit of 4) $1,500
    • Logo featured on event notebook that is included with in-person registration and given to every in-person attendee (onsite recognition only)
    • Notebook will include an MEA-branded pen
  • Welcome Reception $500
    • Onsite signage throughout the function (onsite recognition only)
  • Networking Reception $500
    • Onsite signage throughout the function (onsite recognition only)

Gas Operations Technical & Leadership Summit

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.

August 9-11, 2022 | Omaha, NE & Virtual
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+

  • Health & Safety (Exclusive) $5,000
    • Company name or logo associated with onsite health & safety protocols (TBD – potentially social distancing cues, hand sanitizer)
    • Company name or logo featured as primary sponsor for virtual experience offered as a safe alternative to in-person attendance
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Hats (Exclusive) $4,000
    • Logo featured on annual hat given to all in-person attendees and exhibitors (onsite recognition only)
  • Lanyards (Exclusive) $3,500
    • Logo on conference lanyard provided to every in-person attendee and exhibitor
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Water Cups (Exclusive) $3,500
    • Logo on disposable cups near water station(s) throughout event
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • Tech (Limit of 2) $3,000
    • Company name or logo associated with onsite technology (TBD – potentially WiFi, charging stations)
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app
  • All-Day Break (Limit of 4) $2,000
    • Full color logo on tabletop signs throughout all event beverage and snack breaks
    • Digital recognition in virtual platform/app

     

  • Notebooks (Limit of 4) $2,000
    • Logo featured on event notebook that is included with in-person registration and given to every in-person attendee (onsite recognition only)
    • Notebook will include an MEA-branded pen

     

  • Conference Bags (Limit of 6) $2,000
    • Logo featured on reusable conference bag provided to all in-person attendees and exhibitors (onsite recognition only)

     

  • Welcome Reception $1,500
    • Onsite signage throughout the function (onsite recognition only)

     

  • Networking Reception $1,500
    • Onsite signage throughout the function (onsite recognition only)

     

  • Directional Signage (Limit of 6) $500
    • Logo on all wayfinding signs throughout the event (onsite recognition only)
  • Golf Hole (Limit of 18) $500
    • Recognition with signage at hole (onsite recognition only)

     

National Gas Rodeo

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.

September 15-17, 2022 | 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

  • Premier (Limit of 4) $5,000
    • Two days of exposure and top logo placement online and in attendee guide
    • Includes two dinner reservations and exhibit space at the banquet
    • 10’ x 10’ opportunity to showcase equipment on the rodeo field

     

  • Competition Day Lunch (Limit of 3) $2,000
    • Recognition during lunch on day two and exposure online and in attendee guide
    • Includes two dinner reservations and exhibit space at the banquet

     

  • Field Exhibit (Limit of 4) $2,000
    • Opportunity to showcase equipment in a designated 10’ x 10’ space on the rodeo field
    • Includes two dinner reservations at the banquet

     

  • Field Competition (Limit of 10) $2,000
    • Exposure at the Qualifying event OR the Relay plus logo placement online and in attendee guide (event choice first come, first served)
    • Includes two dinner reservations and exhibit space at the banquet
    • Up to two sponsors per field event
  • Team & Guest Banquet $500
    • Recognition during the popular Friday evening banquet and in the attendee guide
    • Includes one dinner reservation and exhibit space at the banquet

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

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.

April 4-6, 2022 | 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+

  • Elite (limit of 3) $2,500
    • Video or live greeting (30 sec max) at designated time during the event
    • Pre-event digital recognition in marketing emails and on event webpage
    • Verbal and visual recognition throughout the event
  • Advanced $1,000
    • Pre-event digital recognition in marketing emails and on event webpage
    • Verbal and visual recognition throughout the event

     

  • Basic $500
    • Verbal and visual recognition throughout the event

Transportation & Fleet Roundtable

Sponsorship of this event is no longer available. The items and amounts are listed here for informational purposes.
May 29-31, 2022 | Virtual
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+
  • Elite $2,000
    • Video or live greeting (30 sec max) at designated time during the event
    • Pre-event digital recognition in marketing emails and on event webpage
    • Verbal and visual recognition through the event

     

  • Advanced $1,000
    • Pre-event digital recognition in marketing emails and on event webpage
    • Verbal and visual recognition through the event
  • Basic $500
    • Verbal and visual recognition through the event

     

Purchasing & Materials Management Roundtables

March 2022 | Virtual
September 27-29, 2022 | Chicago, IL | In-Person
Put your company in front of utilities and purchasing managers twice a year.
Attendance: 30+

After March 10, new sponsors of the roundtables will only receive benefits for the summer/fall roundtable.

Questions


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