FMEA events through MAY 2020 have been canceled to protect the health of FMEA members and our communities.

2020 FMEA Annual Conference

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM (EDT) to Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 9:00 PM (EDT)
The Breakers Palm Beach
1 South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
United States

Event Details

This three-day event features top industry speakers, informative workshops and discussion groups, and much more. The conference is designed for upper-level utility directors and managers, city managers and local elected officials, policymakers from Florida’s municipal utilities, and representatives from Florida's investor-owned utilities and electric cooperatives. The Conference is a summer highlight for representatives from all segments of the electric utility industry: public, private and cooperative, and is extremely successful due to the support of the Florida public power community.

Who attends this FMEA event?

Utility Directors & Managers Utility Supervisors Electric Utility Directors
Policymakers City Commissioners City Council Members
City Managers Legal Counsel Finance Managers
Environmental Managers Communication Managers Customer Service Managers
Engineers Key Account Managers IT Managers

FMEA Continuing Education Program

There are 7.25 CEU’s (Continuing Education Credits/Professional Development Hours) available for attending this FMEA event.

Pricing Information
Conference Attendee Registration
Before June 5, 2020
After June 5, 2020
FMEA Municipal Member
FMEA Associate or Affiliate Member


Spouse/Guest Registration
Before June 5, 2020
After June 5, 2020
FMEA Municipal Member
FMEA Associate or Affiliate Member


Additional Functions
Before June 5, 2020
After June 5, 2020
Additional Banquet ticket (Adult)
Additional Banquet ticket (Child ages 8-16)

**Courtesy registrations (completed by FMEA staff) will be subject to a $10 surcharge per registrant.

FMEA Policymaker Scholarship Program

Recipients of the FMEA Policymaker Scholarship are awarded complimentary conference registration. Spouse/Guest registration not included. Recipients must meet the following criteria:

  • One scholarship awarded annually per FMEA utility member
  • Recipient must be a first-time conference attendee
  • Recipient must be accompanied by a senior-level city or utility official who is fully registered for the Conference

For more information regarding the FMEA Policymaker Scholarship, please contact Public Affairs Manager, Nicole Albers.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The conference is important to your business because it brings together the top elected officials and decision-makers of Florida’s public power utilities. If you conduct business with municipal electric utilities, you understand that sustained relationships and continuous visibility to this market segment are essential for long-term success. This conference is the premier event for interaction with key personnel of FMEA’s member utilities.

Contribution amount
Number of registrants included

*In addition, Diamond sponsors receive Gold level sponsor benefits for the FMEA Energy Connections Conference & Trade Show and the Florida Lineman Competition!


For More Information:

Nicole S. Albers
Nicole S. Albers
Public Affairs Manager FMEA (850)224-3314x1007

Thank you to all of our sponsors for their continued support of the Florida Public Power community!

Diamond Sponsor
Burns & McDonnell

Florida Renewable Partners

Gold Sponsors
Altec Industries OUC - The Reliable One
Silver Sponsor
Duke Energy
Nixon Peabody
Bronze Sponsor
Genics Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.
Sensus Spiegel & McDiramid


Conference Overview
Tuesday, July 28
1:00 – 5:00p Registration Desk Open
3:00 – 4:30p Pre-Conference Seminar
5:30 – 6:30p Welcome Reception
Wednesday, July 29
7:30a – 5:00p Registration Desk Open
7:30a FMPA Board of Directors Continental breakfast
8:00a FMPA Board of Directors Meeting
8:30a FMPA Executive Committee Meeting (or immediately following BOD)
10:30a FMEA Board of Directors Meeting and lunch (for FMEA Board members)
1:00 – 1:30p Ice Cream Social
1:30 – 4:30p Opening General Session
6:00 – 7:30p Reception Honoring Elected & Appointed Officials
Thursday, July 30
7:30a – 4:00p Registration Desk open
7:45 – 8:30a Continental Breakfast
8:30a – Noon Morning General Session
Noon – 1:30p Luncheon
2:00 – 4:00p Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  Breakout 1: Legal Seminar
  Breakout 2: Policy-Makers Forum
  Breakout 3: Controlling Costs and Providing Outstanding Service for Today & Tomorrow
6:30 – 7:00p Reception
7:00 – 9:00p Annual Banquet

Hotel Information

A third party claiming to represent FMEA may contact attendees of upcoming conferences and offer assistance with hotel reservations. No such third party is affiliated with FMEA or authorized to represent us — please do NOT make hotel reservations through any third party that may contact you by phone or email. FMEA maintains room blocks with specially negotiated rates at all our conference hotels and attendees are encouraged to only use the Online reservation links, phone numbers, and discount codes available on the FMEA web site.

Staybridge Suites Tallahassee
FMEA Group rate expires June 26, 2020 or when room block fills.

 The Breakers Palm Beach
1 S. County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
Phone: (561) 655-6511

FMEA Group Rates

Deluxe King guest room: $205/night
Premium guest room: $235/night
Oceanfront King guest room: $382/night