FMEA Annual Conference

Diamond Sponsor
Burns & McDonnell
Novinium: Masters of Reliability
Platinum Sponsor
Florida Power & Light
Gold Sponsors
Bank of America
Silver Sponsors
Duke Energy
POWER Engineers
Wells Fargo
Bronze Sponsors
Black & Veatch
Pike Electric, LLC
Spiegel & McDiarmid

About the Conference

The 2018 FMEA Annual Conference will be held in Palm Beach at The Breakers.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: You must be registered for the conference to participate in any additional functions.

Who will attend?

Utility Directors & Managers

Utility Supervisors

Electric Utility Directors


City Commissioners

City Council Members

City Managers

Legal Counsel

Finance Managers

Environmental Managers

Communication Managers

Customer Service Managers


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.

Attendee Pricing
Before June 15
After June 15
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)

Attendee Registration

Guest Registration

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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

Policymaker Scholarship Registration

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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

* FMEA Diamond sponsors receive Gold level benefits at all 3 FMEA major events in a calendar year

Sponsorship Registration

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

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Hotel Information

FMEA has negotiated a discounted room rate FMEA Annual Conference attendees at The Breakers Palm Beach.

Hotel registration deadline for reduced FMEA rate: June 15, 2018 or until block filled

Online reservations preferred. To make hotel reservations, please visit:

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.

The Breakers
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
(561) 655-6611
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Conference Agenda Overview

Tuesday, July 17
1:00 – 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open
3:00 – 4:30 pm Pre-conference Seminar (pre-registration is required)
5:30 – 6:30 pm Networking Reception for Colleagues and Sponsors
Wednesday, July 18
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open
7:30 am FMPA Board of Directors Continental breakfast
8:00 am FMPA Board of Directors Meeting
8:30 am FMPA Executive Committee Meeting
(or immediately following Board of Directors Meeting)
10:30 – 12:30 pm FMEA Board of Directors meeting and lunch
(for FMEA Board of Directors only)
1:00 – 1:30 pm Ice Cream Social
1:30 – 4:30 pm General Session
6:00 – 7:30 pm Reception Honoring Elected and Appointed Officials
Thursday, July 19
7:45 am – 5:00 pm Registration Desk Open
8:00 – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – Noon Morning General Session
Noon – 1:30 pm Luncheon
2:00 – 4:00 pm Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions
6:30 – 7:00 pm Reception
7:00 – 9:00 pm Annual Banquet

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