CONNECT is the place to find answers!

At THE annual conference for co-op communications, marketing and member services professionals, you’ll find unparalleled learning opportunities through intensive pre-conference workshops; interactive breakouts; and informative, inspiring general sessions.

Return to your co-op better prepared to navigate complex issues of fast changing and unexpected landscapes, new technologies, cybersecurity, legislative and regulatory changes, emerging consumer expectations and a marketplace where cooperatives must position themselves to be a trusted energy resource.


Registration Fees

First/Individual Member Registrant $850
ValuePak: 2nd + Registrants/Same Member Co-op $775
Statewide Employees
$550
Non-member
$1,250
One Day–Wednesday, May 8
$450
One Day–Thursday, May 9
$450
One Day Non-member– Wednesday, May 8
$550
One Day Non-member–Thursday, May 9
$550
CCC Exam (for registered CCC Program candidates)
$150
Pre-Conference Workshops – Tuesday, May 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Adobe InDesign for Beginners
CCC/CKAE Members:
Class Size Limited to 24
$450
$350
Adobe Photoshop: The Next Level
CCC/CKAE Members:
Class Size Limited to 24
$450
$350
How to Protect Your Co-op From the Newest Line of Attack: Online Activists
CCC/CKAE Members:
Class Size Limited to 30 (SOLD OUT!)

$450
$350

Photography: Four-Hour Immersion
CCC/CKAE Members:
Class Size Limited to 25 (SOLD OUT!)
$450
$350
CONNECT Continued: Implement for Success Program
CCC/CKAE Members:
Class Size Limited to 15
$350
$250
Build a Main Street of the Future: Step-by-Step Creative Placemaking Workshop
Presented by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
Touchstone Energy Members:
Class Size Limited to 30
$350


$250
Receptions
Tuesday, May 7, 5-7 p.m.: A Big Texas Welcome Reception at the Rooftop Pool No Fee
Thursday, May 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m.: Touchstone Energy Reception at Pitch 25 No Fee

Guest tickets for the Touchstone reception can be purchased for $15 now or $30 on site. (Note: tickets are non-refundable; you must be 21 or older to attend the Touchstone reception.)

When you register for the conference, please check the box(es) if you plan to attend either/both receptions so that we can plan accordingly.


Sponsorship Information

Engage with NRECA and our electric cooperative members face-to-face at one or more of our annual events. Sponsorship allows you to interact with decision-makers, gain visibility in the cooperative marketplace, generate awareness, introduce products and services, and build your brand.


Future CONNECT Dates

CONNECT 2020
May 12–14
Hilton Denver City Center

CONNECT 2021
May 4–6
Grand Hyatt Nashville

CONNECT 2022
May 3–5
Hyatt Regency Seattle

CONNECT 2023
May 2–4
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

CONNECT 2024
May 7-9
Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor

Also of Interest

Looking to earn credit?

If you have a professional credential that requires continuing education units (CEUs), 2019 CONNECT may be accepted for these CEUs.

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