Networking Opportunities

POWERGEN 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:

•  Lunch for Better Balance
•  Networking receptions on the exhibit floor
•  Networking party
•  Breakfasts roundtables 
•  And others

Some of these events are an additional cost and 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.

networking on tap reception

Networking on Tap receptions 

Tuesday, November 19 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 20 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

On the Exhibit Floor (no cost)

Join 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.

Powerful Young Professionals

PYP happy hour during the Networking on Tap reception

Tuesday, November 19 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

At Clarion Energy Booth (no cost)

Calling ALL young pros to meet-up at the Clarion 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 POWERGEN Alumni. Have questions as a first-time attendee? Our Alumni are experts at all things POWERGEN and can help! Did we mention there will be free beer and wine!?   

Powerful Young Professionals

Networking Party - Mardi Gras World

Tuesday, November 19 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

$40 (Before Sep 20)
$50 (Sep 21-Nov 17)
$50 (After Nov 17)

Details coming soon. 

women in power luncheon

Lunch for Better Balance (Formerly Women in Power Luncheon)

Wednesday, November 20 | 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM

$60 (before Nov 17)
$75 (after Nov 17)

The Lunch for Better Balance [formerly the Women in Power Luncheon] at POWERGEN International seeks to inspire men and women to continue to work toward a better-balanced industry. The lunch offers a place for networking, discussion and celebration of accomplishments.

networking breakfasts

Contractor's Crawl

Wednesday, November 20 after the show

Free drink tickets available at Travelers Alliance Group Booth #4055.

Contractor’s join us for a pub crawl down Bourban Street on Wednesday, November 20th!  Stop by the Traveler’s booth # 4055 to get your Pub Crawl drink tickets for each of the stops below!  Tickets are limited so be sure to head over to their booth on Tuesday!

networking breakfasts

Breakfast roundtables

Wednesday, November 20| 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Thursday, November 21 | 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

$60 for each breakfast
($65 after Nov 17).

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.