Regional Meeting

By attending NRECA Regional Meetings, co-op leaders make vital contributions to the role America’s electric cooperatives will play in leading the new energy future.

Your Regional Meeting Advantages:

  • Build a valuable network of fellow co-op leaders who are facing some of the same challenges you face on a daily basis

  • Gain insights on the issues affecting your community through region-specific programming offered at each meeting

  • Exchange ideas and best practices that will help your co-op survive and thrive during this time of dramatic change

  • Get up-to-date on the latest news and trends in the electric co-op industry and the broader energy sector

  • Engage in the resolutions process by proposing, debating and discussing the issues that will be voted on at the national meeting

  • Invest in your own professional development by attending pre-meeting education opportunities

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration (cut-off: Sept. 6, 2019)


Regular Registration (after cut-off date above)


One Day Registration


Guest/Spouse Registration


Director Courses (each course)
ACRE® Breakfast
CFC Lunch (registration required)
No fee

NEW Regional Meetings Mobile App Guide

View this guide to downloading and using the NEW Regional Meetings mobile app.

Resource for Executive & Administrative Assistants

Download this checklist to help organize the information you'll need to register co-op staff and directors.


Future Regional Meeting Dates

2020 Hollywood, Florida, Oct. 12-14


Have questions? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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Hotel & Travel

Hotel Reservations

Make Hotel Reservation

The NRECA Housing Center is set up to manage all reservations for the Regional Meeting programs. Only reservations received by the hotels from the NRECA Housing Center will be accepted into the NRECA room block. Room reservations secured in ways other than through the NRECA Housing Center (via may be in jeopardy of: cancellation out of the NRECA room block, increase in room rate, and/or transfer to a neighboring hotel. Only after the published hotel cut-off date identified for each regional meeting will members be able to secure reservations directly with the hotels. NRECA will not be responsible for member room reservations secured directly with the hotel.

Online hotel reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservations via fax and/or mail will not be processed until meeting registrations have been confirmed. Hotel reservations secured via fax or mail may take up to 7 business days for processing.

Important Hotel Dates to Remember

All housing requests must be received on or before Sept. 6, 2019. Additional housing requests may be secured on or after Sept. 16, 2019, by contacting the hotel directly.

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For convenient arrivals and departures, Louisville International Airport (SDF) is only eight miles away from the Galt House® Hotel.

Taxi from airport: $25-$30 (one-way)

Additional transportation information, including shuttle service.

The Kentucky Bourbon industry is of special interest to many visitors. Miller Transportation offers a Bourbon Barrel Tour exploring downtown Louisville's Bourbon District. Tickets can be purchased online through the Miller booking portal (credit cards only) for $75 per person, which includes admission to the Frazier Museum, round-trip luxury transportation, a guided distillery tour, a tasting and light refreshments.

Bourbon Barrel Tour information (PDF).