Not a Member of RMEL?

Becoming a corporate member of RMEL definitely has its benefits, including reduced registration fees for meetings, member-only publications, and access to the members-only section of the web site, which has valuable resources 24/7. And, remember, membership extends to every person at every level of your company, so everyone can explore and take advantage of all RMEL benefits and resources.

Already a Member of RMEL?

Members can get started in many ways, including taking a look at the Calendar of Events to find Education and Networking events for you. Since RMEL membership is by company, every person at a member company can participate in industry events at the special member rate and explore many of the other resources available only to members through the RMEL web site. Each employee is assigned a personal membership ID number providing access to all of these tools.

Attend an RMEL Event

> Each education section has a committee that plans events based on critical topics at every level of the electric utility.
> Review the Calendar of Events to find the topics focused on your area of interest.
> Education programs provide the latest training and “best practice” knowledge that can only come from your peers.
> Networking during meeting discussions, roundtables, and scheduled breaks, breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
> The Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference offers the best all-around technical, engineering, operations and management information at one event at a value price. This conference features 24-28 breakouts sessions on a variety of subjects.
> The Fall Executive Leadership and Management Convention is the premier opportunity for senior executives to gather, network and share information in a relaxed forum to meet today’s business challenges.

Suggest Ideas

> Ideas are reviewed by the Education Section Committees and used to plan all education events.
> The Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference Planning Session is open to all RMEL members – bring ideas and help set the agenda.

Make a Presentation

> Contact your Education Section Committee chair to share your ideas. See a list of Education Committee members and contact RMEL with your presentation ideas.
> Share your ideas with RMEL staff during an event or by calling the RMEL office.
> Attend the Spring Management, Engineering and Operations Conference Planning Session to suggest your ideas.
> Submit your idea during the “Call for Presenters” opportunity extended to all RMEL members.

Share Your Company News

> Send RMEL your company news and announcements to for inclusion in RMEL publications.
> Publish an article - submit your articles and ideas to
> Share your idea with RMEL staff during an event or by calling the RMEL office.

Ways to Get More from RMEL

Education is RMEL’s foundation, but the benefits don’t stop there! A variety of industry-leading association services are offered to members.
> Stay on top of the latest industry news with the monthly e-Newsletter.
> Share your expertise with other RMEL members by writing articles for the Electric Energy magazine or sharing news for the e-Newsletter.
> Bring an RMEL event to your company’s location. Many education events are able to be held on-site, on your schedule.
> Workforce resources such as the Career Center and Foundation Scholarship Program.
> Three golf outings offered throughout the year.
> Nominate others, or be the recipient, of an RMEL industry and/or association award.
> The Utility Rewards program maximizes RMEL’s value with rewards for sending attendees from your company to events.
> The RMEL Champions promotional program lets you maximize your exposure and visibility to your target customer audience.

What You’ll Get by Participating in RMEL

> Meet new industry contacts and reconnect with past colleagues.
> Strengthen existing business relationships and discover new ones with utilities of all types.
> Learn the latest techniques and product updates and how they can help you and your company.
> Discover how peers are solving the same problems and dealing with similar issues that you face.
> Obtain training on specific skill sets for technical, operations and management personnel.
> Be up-to-date on the electric energy industry’s vital issues and news.

If you're a Utility...

  • All employees of a member company can participate in RMEL
  • There is an event or opportunity for every level of your organization — from linemen to the CEO
  • Attend events  providing education on topics related to your interests
  • Share your story with other members - volunteer to make a presentation, write an article
  • Join the mailing list for the Electric Energy magazine and Membership Directory
  • Get the e-Newsletter delivered to your email inbox each month
  • Access the e-Directory to find new contacts or track down someone you met at an event
  • Attend a conference for the latest trends and best practices
  • Attend a workshop for in-depth training classes
  • Participate in a roundtable to discuss issues and ideas
  • Networking at the Golf outings or tournament
  • Attend the Spring Conference Planning Sessions
  • Nominate your peers for awards
  • Post a job opening and find employees at the Career Center

If you're an Associate (Manufacturer, Consultant, Supplier, etc.)

  • Attend events related to your business
  • Network with fellow attendees at events
  • Respond to the Call for Presenters (volunteer a speaker)
  • Write an article for the magazine, newsletter, and e-Newsletter
  • Submit your company news releases for inclusion in the newsletter and e-Newsletters
  • Sign up for the RMEL Champions Program  and maximize your promotional visibility to your target industry customer audience
  • Place an ad in the Electric Energy magazine, Membership Directory or Education Catalog
  • Make a vendor announcement at a conference
  • Become an exhibitor and sponsor at Spring Electric Energy Conference and other events throughout the year
  • Get the newsletter, e-Newsletter, magazine and directory
  • Sponsor a hole contest at the Golf Outing
  • Nominate your peers for awards
  • Participate in the RMEL Foundation’s named scholarship program
  • Post a job opening and find employees at the RMEL Career Center