The 2013 FMEA-FMPA Annual Conference will be July 16-19 at the Sanibel Harbour resort in Fort Myers. 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.
Thank you to our Sponsors for their continued support of Florida Public Power!
This is your opportunity to participate in this unique event by showing your support as a corporate sponsor.
This 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 do business with municipal electric utilities, you understand that sustained relationships and continuous exposure to this market segment is essential for long term success. This conference continues to be the premier event for interaction with key personnel of FMEA’s member utilities.
Compete details are available in the Sponsorship Letter.
Admittance to all functions will be by ticket and name badge only. Spouses/guests must register to receive name badges for entrance into all social functions. Registration fees are per person, and include name badge, conference session admission, and a ticket for the Thursday Luncheon and Annual Banquet. Separate registration and fee required to attend pre-conference meetings. Spouses/guests must register to receive name badges and attend social functions.
Recipients of the FMEA Policy-Maker Scholarship are awarded complimentary Conference registration. Additional conference functions are not included (i.e. Tennis or Golf Tournaments, Fellowship Breakfast and Spouse/Guest registration.) 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 seniorlevel city or utility official who is fully registered for the Conference
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Pointe Drive
Fort Myers, Florida 33908
Hotel Reservation Deadline: June 11, 2013
To make hotel reservations, please call the Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa Reservations department at (800) 767-7777 or (239) 466-4000. Please identify yourself as a Florida Municipal Electric (FMEA) Conference attendee.
Room rates (single/double):
Standard hotel/inn rooms $135.00
Tuesday, July 16 1:00-5:00 Registration 2:00-5:00 Preconference Seminars (Separate registration fee required) 5:30-6:30 Welcome Reception Wednesday, July 17 9:00-5:00 Registration 7:30 Golf Tournament 8:30 Tennis Tournament 1:00-1:30 Ice Cream Social 1:30-4:30 Opening General Session 6:00-7:30 Reception Honoring Elected and Appointed Officials Thursday, July 18 7:00-5:00 Registration 7:00-8:00 Fellowship Breakfast (separate ticket purchase required) 8:30-Noon Morning General Session Noon-1:30 Luncheon 2:00-4:00 Afternoon Breakout Sessions 4:15-5:30 FMEA Board of Directors Meeting 6:30-7:00 Reception 7:00-10:00 Annual Banquet Friday, July 19 8:00-Noon FMPA Meetings
Electric Utility 101 Ratemaking for Policy-makers Strategic Planning – Why Bother? The Cyber Security Threat and How to Address it The Balance Between Protecting the Environment and Protecting Big Energy Companies Florida Politics – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly The Evolving Relationship Between Cities and their Electric Utility Energy Legislation in the 113th Congress Community Engagement and Outreach Strategies Policy-Makers Roundtable Discussion on Electric Utility Issues and FMPA’s Policy Makers Liaisons Committee Meeting Successful Policies to Improving Credit and Collections Developing Successful Time of Use Pricing