|Our Mission is to be the
most informative and
innovative conference for
municipality, utility and their
We're happy to see you would like to learn more about our annual conference and hope you attend.
We've provided attendees with 2-1/2 days packed with industry speakers, panels, discussions, pertinent topics
and an opportunity to meet with peers in a warm, welcoming, informational and educational atmosphere.
Established in 1997
Our conference was started by an Illinois utility seeking to gather and share ideas and resources with other
Midwest utilities. It became so valuable and successful that other utilities wanted to attend. The conference
invitation list was expanded to include attendees from other utilities in the United States. In 2002 the Illinois utility
was merged with another utility and was no longer able to sustain the conference.
In 2003, an original board member from the Midwest, Amanda Johnson (previously with MidAmerican Energy),
received numerous requests to bring the conference back. She invited two other representatives from two
different utilities to assist her. The conference continues to be well attended by representatives that are or
represent the decision makers from cooperatives, communications, municipalities, utilities (referenced as a
utility) and their service providers throughout the United States and Canada.
The conference invites a utility each year to be the Honorary Host of the conference and moves to a new city
and state. Attendees are provided with the opportunity to see new locations and gain valuable insights of their
Today, the conference continues to grow and reach new audiences throughout the United States, Canada and
many other countries; providing a warm and friendly atmosphere for attendees to have the opportunity to learn
and share time sensitive and valuable information.
|Utility Payment Conference
- Business casual dress code
- Badges are checked at the door and required to worn at all times during the conference and
for special events.