2021 PowerUp Conference

THE place to be for electric co-op office professionals who seek to expand their knowledge, enrich their career goals, and grow their network of colleagues from across the country.

Join your peers for the 2021 PowerUp Conference on October 11​-13, 2021​. There’s no better event to gain practical tools and grow your professional skills as you network with other office professionals in the electric cooperative industry.


“An uplifting, informative conference full of energy and great people. This conference will send you back to your co-op inspired!”

Kara Mudford, Administrative Assistant, Crow Wing Power

“Must attend as it's "electrifying" with positive energy, super nice people, and loads of helpful information that we can apply to our daily work and family life.”

Carolina Paulk, Executive Assistant, CoBank

Looking to earn credit?

While NRECA does not give certifications for attending PowerUp, if you have a certification such as the IAAP Certified Administrative Professional (CAP), click the “Learn More” button for more information.




Registration Fees

Conference registration fee includes access to all conference materials, general sessions, breakout sessions, and breakfast each morning. Separate fees are required for the pre-conference workshops and the welcome/ Sailing Savannah reception.

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About the Location
Known for the stunning backdrop provided by the towering Wassatch Mountains- and the endless opportunities for outdoor recreation they provide- Salt Lake City offers visitors a uniquely vibrant and dynamic urban experience.
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Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is located 9 miles from the conference hotel. Most major airlines provide non-stop and connecting service to cities across the United States.

Estimated taxi fare from airport: $18 (one way)

Salt Lake City Attractions

Tour the City by Pedicab
If you have extra time in Salt Lake City, check out the sights by way of pedicab. Tours and rides are available both day and night.

Great Salt Lake
Approximately 1,700 square miles, the Great Salt Lake is the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi River. There are many hiking trails, picnic areas, boating, and fishing opportunities here, too.

This is the Place Heritage Park
Take a trip back in time and see what Utah was like when the pioneers settled here. Check out Heritage Village, featuring cabins, farmhouses, barns, chapels, and more. Experience Native American life at the Native American Village, or take a train ride around the park, which circles the natural-spring-fed pond.

Utah Olympic Park
Visit Utah Olympic Park in Park City, just 20 minutes from Salt Lake City. The host venue of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, the park continues to be a major training site for current and prospective Olympians. Park City is also a great place for foodies, with a diverse culinary scene.

Temple Square
Temple Square's three-block plaza is anchored by the towering Salt Lake Temple, headquarters of the Mormon Church, which rises an impressive 210 feet over the square. Other fascinating buildings here include the expansive Tabernacle and the Gothic-style Assembly Hall.

National and State Parks
If you extend your stay in Utah, take advantage of one of the 60+ national and state parks just a few hours away from Salt Lake City.

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