POWER-GEN International offers a variety of networking opportunities designed to help attendees maximize their experience with other power professionals. During the event you can attend any or all of the below:

  • Off-site Networking Party
  • Women in Power Generation Luncheon
  • Networking receptions on the exhibit floor
  • Breakfasts Roundtables 
  • And others

These events are an additional cost can be added to your registration at any time. Simply choose what you would like to add on the 'Events - Networking' page before checking out.

women in power luncheon

Women in Power Luncheon

Tuesday, December 4: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost: $55 - Space is Limited
Room:  W308A, Level 3, Orange County Convention Center

A luncheon hosted by the Women in Power committee that features dynamic and powerful women who have advanced the power generation industry. The Women in Power committee selects high-powered women each year to serve as role models to inspire young women to pursue careers in energy. Luncheon attendees will have the opportunity to network with women in the power industry and learn about the career paths of some of the most successful women in power.

Congratulations to Azeb Asnake, with Ethiopia Electric Power, who was named the 2017 POWER-GEN Woman of the Year. The other two finalists for the award were Pamela Rauch of Florida Power & Light and Caroline Winn of San Diego Gas and Electric. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL ARTICLE


30th Birthday Bash!

Tuesday, December 4 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Cost: $35
Location:  ICON Orlando
(8401 International Dr #100)

Come celebrate our 30th anniversary and have a STELLAR time! We'll take you back to 1988 when everything was neon and The Wonder Years was watched by all. You'll WIG OUT on what all we have planned including music, games galore, food and of course drinks. PLUS, all attendees will receive a ride pass for the ICON Orlando! The ICON Orlando is the tallest observation wheel on the United States East Coast at 400 ft. Float effortlessly above the idyllic Orlando skyline for breathtaking views that’ll leave you with an iconic moment you’ll never forget. 

networking on tap reception

Networking on Tap Reception  

On the Exhibit Floor (no cost)

Tuesday, December 4 | 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, December 5 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Join 18,000+ of your colleagues for a drink on the exhibit floor! Thanks to our sponsors there will be bars available throughout the exhibit hall located at each sponsor's booth. Don't miss this perfect opportunity to network with industry colleagues and visit with exhibitors in a relaxed atmosphere.

networking breakfasts

Breakfast Roundtables

Wednesday, December 6 | 7:30am - 9:00am
Thursday, December 7 | 7:30am - 9:00am
COST: $60

Network with industry experts and peers as you discuss the industry’s hot topics over breakfast. These informal, give-and-take roundtable discussions provide an ideal way to ask questions and gain new information about trends, current issues or specific challenges. Tickets are required to attend.

Powerful Young Professionals

PYP Happy Hour during the Networking on Tap Reception

At Clarion Energy Booth (no cost)

Tuesday, December 4 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Calling ALL young pros to meet-up at the PennWell booth to connect and make new life-long friends with other young power generation professionals! You will also have the opportunity to network with some POWER-GEN Alumni. Have questions as a first-time attendee? Our Alumni are experts at all things POWER-GEN and can help! Did we mention there will be free beer and wine!?