Education and Networking

Education

Conferences and workshops throughout the year provide training, best practices, the latest developments in the industry and up-to-date product information. See the Calendar of Events for a list of RMEL education events. Events include major conferences, as well as smaller, focused workshops, conferences and roundtables. Continuing education certificates are available for all events. Get RMEL education details.

Networking

Interaction at all levels of your company from upper management to operations provides the opportunity for information transfer and relationship building for future contacts and alliances with utilities of all types of ownership.

Workshops, Conferences, Roundtables

RMEL provides education workshops, conferences and roundtables in many areas of interest to electric energy companies. These areas include: generation, transmission, distribution, safety and management. Get RMEL event details.

Education Events at Your Company

Many RMEL workshops are available to be held at your facility. By offering a variety of events in your backyard, RMEL brings the education to you and your company! Contact us to learn more.

Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention

The Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention is a relaxed forum for senior executives of electric energy companies to gather, network and share information. Recognized in the industry as the best value for your senior management education and networking dollar. Management from around the country join to share experiences and hear education presentations. Includes a golf outing and other networking opportunities. Held annually in September.

Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference

The best value conference for operations and business development personnel. Targeted at technical, operations and management personnel with a variety of training and how-to oriented breakout sessions. Not only an overview of the latest general trends in the industry but plenty of sessions in specific interest areas. Exhibits, spouse/guest program and entertainment offer both learning and networking opportunities. Get more information about the Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference. Held annually in May.

Continuing Education Certificates

Continuing education certificates awarding Professional Development Hours are provided to attendees at all RMEL education events. Check the event brochure for details on the number of hours offered at each event. Learn more about RMEL Professional Development.

Latest Product Information

The interplay between vendors and energy companies transmits knowledge as quickly as it develops, keeping you ahead of the curve. At many conferences vendors are offered opportunities to provide product information updates.

Golf Tournament

Held annually every summer in the Denver metro area, this tournament attracts a capacity crowd each year and sells out registrations early. A great time for fun and business networking. There is also a golf outing during the Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention in September and the Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference in May.

Workforce

Career Center

Employers can post job openings, and job seekers can review them. The Career Center is available at the RMEL web site. Visit the Career Center to find a job or find an employee.

Scholarships

The RMEL Foundation has been formed exclusively for the charitable and educational purposes of awarding scholarships to deserving and qualified students in engineering or other curriculum related to the electric energy industry. Contributions are tax-deductible under the IRS 501(c) 3 tax code. Help improve the qualified personnel pool by awarding scholarships to students. Get more details about the RMEL Foundation.

Member Services

Awards

RMEL confers the Distinguished Leadership Award, the Industry Leadership Award and the Honorary Life Membership Award. Download the form to nominate someone and get specifics about each award on the Awards page.

RMEL Membership Directory

The hardcopy Directory is full of information about:
> Members and their RMEL Representatives
> RMEL leadership & awards
> RMEL Champions program
> Display advertising

Members can access the e-Directory in the members section of the RMEL web site. Use extensive search capabilities in the e-Directory as well as find many more contacts than what can be found in the hardcopy Directory.

Event Brochures

A brochure is available for each RMEL education event providing detailed agenda information, who should attend, class highlights, instructors and presentations, registration form and location information.

Web Site - www.RMEL.org

Comprehensive web site with energy industry information, including:
> Exclusive members only resources
> Sign-up for an RMEL account
> View event information & brochures
> RMEL Foundation information & scholarship application
> Award winners & nomination forms
> Contact RMEL staff
> RMEL membership packet and application
> Current member list
Current utility member list
> Career Center (post a job or find one)

Electric Energy Magazine

RMEL’s magazine features articles about the latest trends and issues of the industry, along with plenty of industry sector specific articles that discuss the changing industry environment and cutting-edge issues. It is published three times a year. Get more details about Electric Energy magazine.

e-Newsletters

A member benefit, the RMEL e-Newsletter is emailed to just members and contains industry news filtered to give you only the stories you want to know about. You’ll find unique content, separate and different from the hardcopy newsletter. It is published monthly.

Sponsorship Opportunities

In addition to participating in the RMEL Champions program, additional sponsorship opportunities are available to utility associates. Contact RMEL to learn more ways to get involved and get in front of your customers.

RMEL Champions Program

The RMEL Champions Program is a promotional program for member companies. There are four promotional levels to choose from. Each level provides different marketing opportunities. Get your name, company and products in front of more than 160 RMEL utility members, including investor owned, public power districts, rural cooperatives and generation & transmission companies. Promote your company and help support RMEL activities at the same time. Program registration is available November to February.

Utility Rewards Program

Get rewarded for sending personnel to RMEL events. Complimentary registrations are provided to member utilities based on the number of personnel the utility sends to RMEL events. Free event registration coupons are mailed at the start of every year. Get more information about Utility Rewards.