Associate Membership

Associate Member Directory Membership Application

Associate membership in FMEA provides you and your company opportunities to directly connect with Florida’s 33 municipal electric utilities and their employees.

Florida’s 33 public power utilities serve approximately 1.5 million customers (more than 3 million Floridians) or 14% of the state’s population. If your company does or would like to do business with Florida’s public power utilities, associate membership in FMEA provides you opportunities to foster relationships and connect with the right people. You and your company can join FMEA as an Associate Member for the low fee of only $1,200 a year (offering a 50% discount for qualifying small businesses). Take a look, join, and start receiving your benefits today!

Associate Member companies are listed in the online Membership Directory. receives more than 1,000,000 hits a year and is a prime location to easily list your company, primary contacts,  and the products and services you offer to public power utility professionals in Florida. FMEA members use the Buyers Guide to search for Associate Members and products and services for all aspects of utility operations. Get involved in Florida’s public power industry today!

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FMEA Publications
  • RELAY Magazine
    Associate Members receive FMEA’s quarterly RELAY magazine, Florida’s only electric utility magazine and one of the largest state power trade magazines in the U.S. with a circulation of more than 2,800. Stay apprised with in-depth news and highlights covering Florida’s public power communities, employees, projects and events.  Associate Members are also given opportunities to contribute stories about their areas of expertise to Florida’s utility professionals and participate in feature articles.
  • Membership Directory
    Associate Member companies receive detailed listings in FMEA’s annual Membership Directory – online and in print –  both in the ‘Associate Member’ alphabetical section and in the Associate Member by service category in our ‘Buyer’s Guide’ section. FMEA’s Membership Directory is widely used and distributed to Florida’s electric industry professionals. Receive Associate Member discounts on advertising in this widely used publication and service.
  • FMEA Headline News
    Associate Member companies receive FMEA’s weekly Headline News e-mail containing breaking news about Florida’s power industry. The weekly Headline News is distributed to more than 2000 of Florida’s top industry utility professionals and Associate Members who want to stay on top of the latest happenings in Florida’s energy and electric utility industry.
  • Advertisements can be purchased in the Membership Directory, Relay Magazine, and Headline News and on our website.

FMEA Events

FMEA Associate Members also enjoy discounted registration, sponsorship opportunities, and speaking opportunities in statewide conferences, trade shows, workshops, and events in which Florida’s electric utilities regularly participate.

  • FMEA Annual Conference
    More than 300 people, including utility directors, general managers and city leaders from Florida’s municipal utility industry attend this three-day event held every summer. The conference includes expert speakers and panels, workshops and several networking opportunities.
  • FMEA Energy Connections Conference & Trade Show
    The Energy Connections Conference and Trade Show brings together professionals from the energy industry to hear top-notch technical speakers on pertinent innovative topics and the latest in utility products and services. In addition, the conference incorporates a trade show that highlights FMEA Associate Members and vendor companies showcasing valuable industry products and services related to all aspects of the utility industry. The convenient two-day format allows utility staff to keep travel costs low, while receiving high-value training and view the latest products and services.
  • The Florida Lineman Competition
    The Florida Lineman Competition is a competitive event in which utility line workers demonstrate their skills, knowledge, and teamwork regarding the dangerous profession of electric line work in a safe and educational environment. Associate Members receive sponsorship opportunities and vendor discounts. The Competition features around-the-competition-site exhibiting space for vendors wanting to showcase their products and services to Florida’s T&D line worker and utility safety community.
  • FMEA Hurricane & Storm Preparedness Forum
    During the forum, Florida municipal electric utility employees share information and tips on how to prepare for and recover from a hurricane or severe storm in the state. Held in advance of the hurricane season, the forum includes discussions on topics such as mutual aid and logistics planning, FEMA documentation, utility preparedness and an upcoming storm season outlook. 
  • Webinar & Roundtables
    FMEA offers webinars and training opportunities that provide high-quality education and training. Participants gain insight and knowledge to help them in their careers and assist in building strong public power communities. FMEA Associate Members are invited to submit presentations that will provide valuable, informative content. As a presenter, you will be part of this educational initiative for electric utility professionals.