FMEA Annual Conference

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Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 1:00 PM to Thursday, July 18th, 2019 at 9:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134-7234
United States

Event Details

About the Annual Conference

This three-day event features top industry speakers, informative workshops and discussion groups, and much more. The conference is designed for upper-level utility managers and directors; city managers and directors; and local policymakers from Florida’s municipal utilities, 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 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
Attendee Registration
Before June 14
After June 14
FMEA Municipal Member
FMEA Associate or Affiliate Member
Spouse or Guest registration
Additional Functions
Additional Banquet ticket (Adult)
Additional Banquet ticket (Child ages 8-16)

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 2019 FMEA Energy Connections Conference & Trade Show and the 2020 Florida Lineman Competition!

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.

FMEA Group rate: $185 standard room

  • Online room reservation link.


July 16
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Registration Desk Open
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Pre-Conference Seminar (free of charge but registration required)
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Networking Reception for Colleagues & Sponsors
July 17
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration Desk Open
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM FMPA Board of Directors Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM FMPA Board of Directors Continental Breakfast (or immediately following FMPA BOD meeting)
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM FMEA Board of Directors Meeting & Lunch
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Ice Cream Social
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM General Session
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Reception Honoring Appointed & Elected Officials
July 18
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Registration Desk Open
7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM General Session
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Luncheon
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Annual Banquet

For More Information:

Nicole S. Albers
Nicole S. Albers
Public Affairs Manager FMEA (850)224-3314
Thank you to all of our sponsors for their continued support of the Florida Public Power community!
Diamond Sponsor
Burns & McDonnell
OUC - The Reliable One
Gold Sponsors
Altec Industries Bank of America/Merril Lynch
Genesys Power Corporation of America
Silver Sponsors
Stanley Consultants Wells Fargo
Bronze Sponsors
Emerald Transformer Osmose Utilities Services, Inc.
S&C Electric Company Spiegel & McDiarmid