Electric Cooperative Leaders to Meet in Nashville

ARLINGTON, Va. – More than 6,000 electric cooperative leaders from across the United States will meet in Nashville, Tennessee from February 25 to 28 as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s 2018 annual meeting.

Meeting under the theme of “Leading the Energy Future,” co-op leaders will discuss changing market forces, evolving consumer expectations, and policy priorities for the coming year, and more.

Keynote speakers include NRECA CEO Jim Matheson, NRECA President Phil Carson, Jeremy Gutsche, CEO of TrendHunter.com and an innovation expert; Dr. Howard E. Wasdin, former SEAL Team Six member; and 60 Minutes journalist Lesley Stahl.

The annual meeting is held in conjunction with TechAdvantage, a technology learning event and expo that features more than 300 exhibitors showcasing their state-of-the-art technologies, equipment and services.

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is the national service organization that represents the nation’s more than 900 not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric cooperatives, which provide service to 42 million people in 47 states.