NEPPA’s 2022 RodE&O Conference and Expo will be held May 10-12, 2022 at The Common Man Inn (231 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264). Join your professional colleagues for 2.5 days of skilled competition, educational sessions, roundtables, networking, sponsor exhibits, and more!
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Tuesday, May 10, 2022
7:30 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Competition begins
14th Annual Lineworkers Rodeo
New Hampshire Electric Co-op (NHEC)
579 Tenney Mountain Highway
Plymouth, NH 03264
5:00 PM Pig Roast Dinner (at The Common Man Inn)
6:30 PM Awards and Raffle
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
7:00 AM Registration, Breakfast Buffet
8:15 AM Welcome & Intro
8:30 AM Keynote – How Smart Lineworkers Use REAL Situational Awareness to Improve Safety by Dr. Richard Gasaway
Most linemen and foremen know, intuitively, that strong situational awareness is an important aspect of worksite safety. However, many do not understand enough about what situational awareness REALLY is, how it is REALLY developed and how it can REALLY erode while working in a high risk, high consequence environment. read more
9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM Breakout Sessions
Understanding Seven Barriers that Flaw Lineman Situational Awareness by Dr. Richard Gasaway
"What's new with Wood Poles?" Changes and Challenges by Jeremiah Lundgren, Koppers & Marc Dray, McWane Poles.
11:00 AM Break
-11:15 AM Breakout Sessions
Bitcoin/ Blockchain - Effect on Utilities by Peter Gomez, Firstlight Power Services, LLC.
V2G Charging at NHEC and the Transactive Energy Rate by Dave Erickson, New Hampshire Electric Coop
12:15 PM Trolly Shuttle to The Barn on the Pemi for Lunch and Exhibit Hall
12:30 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Mutual Aid Committee Meeting at The BARN
2:30 PM Demo#1 - Ice Sculpturing
3:00 PM Demo#2 - Wood Carving
3:30 PM Demo#3 - Tasting
3:45 PM Raffle Drawing in Exhibit Hall
4:00 PM Adjourn & Exhibitor Breakdown/Load Out
Thursday, May 12, 2022
7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet
8:30 AM Engineering and Operations Roundtable (1.5 hours)
9:00 AM Board of Directors Meeting
11:00 AM Benevolent Fund Activity:
Golf Tournament – Shotgun 11:00 AM
White Mountain Country Club – 9 holes
11:00 AM Conference Adjourns
New Hampshire Electric Cooperative has been a strong supporter of NEPPA and Public Power for many years. The Coop is honored to participate and host the 2022 NEPPA Rodeo and Engineering and Operations Conference in Plymouth NH. This event exemplifies the spirit and comraderies of all the members of NEPPA.
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(2.5 days) Attendee registration fees includes access to Rodeo & Awards dinner Tuesday, educational breakout sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, admission to Expo Hall, breakfast, lunch, and breaks. Lodging and Dinner Wednesday are not included.
RodE&O Conference and Expo (2.5 days):
Member - $249
Non-Member - $350
E&O Conference and Expo Only (1.5 days):
Member - $209
Non-Member - $325
Exhibit registration fees includes Wednesdays and Thursday educational breakout sessions, admission to Expo Hall, breakfast, lunch, and breaks. Each Table-Top Display space includes registration for one representative. If reserving more than one Table, please register using a separate name and form for each booth. Lodging and Dinner Wednesday are not included.
Table-Top Display Space: (Included: linened table, (2) chairs, electricity available at a fee) (5/11).
Member - $525
Non-Member - $895
10' x 33' Truck/ Trailer Space: (Outdoor parking/display, Engines cannot run during show) (5/11).
Member - $625
Non-Member - $995
Table-Top Display Space + Truck/Trailer space (same sizes as above)
Member - $850
Non-Member - $1,195
Additional Representatives at Display Space (5/11).
Member / Non-Member - $149
The following food functions/ meals are included in the conference registration fee:
(1.5 days): Breakfast (Wed/Thurs), Lunch/ Reception (Wed)
(2.5 days): All of the above and Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Award dinner (Tues)
Questions? Contact Wendy Esche at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.
Support NEPPA's RodE&O Conference and Expo and gain recognition for your organizations!
This year exhibitors will not have a formal exhibit hall, instead display tables will be available and set-up at The Barn on the Pemi (341 Daniel Webster Highway, Plymouth, NH 03264) to be visited during lunch & reception on Wednesday, May 11th (11:00 am - 4:00 pm).
*Display table space is limited, participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please select your sponsorship from the opportunities listed below and return this form to Wendy Esche at email@example.com.
|Logo Placement on Sponsor Signs On-Site at Conference||X||X||X||X|
|Badge Ribbon Designation||X||X||X||X|
|Company Logo in Promotional & On-Site Materials||X||X||X||X|
|Verbal Recognition at Events||X||X||X||X|
|Company Logo on RodE&O Shirts||X||X||X||X|
|Special Signage (See Opportunities Below)||X||X||X|
Attendance at Awards Dinner (5/10), RodE&O Conference* (5/11) and includes T-Shirt(s)
* Does NOT include exhibitor space at Expo
|Rodeo Exhibit Space (i.e. Truck/ Trailer or Set-up Own Table)||X||X||X|
|Logo Placement on Conference Bags||X|
Platinum Level Sponsorship Opportunities ($1,500)
Platinum sponsors will have their logo featured on Conference Bags handed out at registration.
Lunch –Wednesday, May11th
Networking Reception (Food & Drinks) – Wednesday, May 11th
Breakfast – Breakfast Wednesday, May 11th -or- Breakfast Thursday, May 12th
Rodeo Banner (winning team takes home to display)
Gold Level Sponsorship Opportunities ($1,000)
Morning Break Refresh – Wednesday, May 11th
Speaker Sponsorship – Wednesday, May11th
Rodeo Event – (Hurt Man Rescue, Guy Wire Install, Cut Out & Dead End Insulator Change, Obstacle Course Cross Arm Change Out, or Speed Climb with bell)
Silver Level Sponsorship Opportunities ($750)
Rodeo Reception (Food & Drinks) – Tuesday, May 10th
Rodeo Awards Dinner – Pig Roast – Tuesday, May 10th
A/V Sponsor – Session 1-8 (Please Specify)
Door Prize (In-Kind or monetary sponsorship)
Bronze Level Sponsorship ($500)
Bronze Level Sponsors will have their logo placed on select materials on-site, as well as the Rodeo shirt.
Additional Sponsorship Opportunities: New this Year!
|Ice Sculpture Demo: $1,800||Wood Carving Demo: $1,800||Drink Tasting: $1,500|
|Keynote Book: $1,500||Cornhole: $800|
Door Prizes Always Welcome!
Additional Benevolent Fund Activity Sponsorships: Thursday, May 12th
Golf Tournament – White Mountain Country Club
Tee Sponsor one per hole $250 each
Golf Cart Sponsor - $750
Lunch Sponsor - $500
Awards Reception Sponsor - $500
If you don't see something on the above list you would like to sponsor please contact Wendy Esche firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.
14th Annual Lineworkers Rodeo
May 10 - 11, 2022
NEPPA’s Annual Lineworkers Rodeo features three-person teams competing in six different events. Each event’s primary purpose is to promote safe work practices. The rodeo is designed to enhance skills and job knowledge, foster stronger working relationships, encourage teamwork, and provide a better understanding of utility work for families and other attendees.
|Monday, May 9th (NHEC)|
|6:00 pm||Judges Meeting at NHEC|
|Tuesday, May 10th (NHEC)|
|7:30 am||Registration opens at NHEC|
|9:00 am||Competition begins|
|6:30 pm||Awards and raffle|
|Wednesday, May 11th (The Common Man Inn)|
|8:00 am||E&O (see RodE&O Agenda)|
|11:00 am||Exhibit Hall opens (The Barn on the Pemi)|
Team and Individual Registration fees include attendance and participation in the 1-day Rodeo ($725/$245) or the FULL 2.5-day RodE&O Conference ($1,025/$390).
Team of 3 $725 | $1,025
Individual Participant $245 | $390
Awards Dinner ONLY (5/10/22) $49 per person
Cancellations are accepted until Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Substitutions may be made at any time.
Questions? Rodeo Events: Contact Ken Stone, Middleborough Gas & Electric Dept. email@example.com, 781-953-2184
or call the NEPPA office at (978) 540-2200.
To make your overnight accommodations, please contact the hotel directly and mention you're with the Northeast Public Power Association or 2022 NEPPA RodE&O to get the rate. Rooms and rates are held until April 18, 2022 and are based on availability.
The Common Man Inn - $119/night + tax
231 Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
304 Main Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
341 Daniel Webster Highway
Plymouth, NH 03264
All reservations require a $50 deposit at time of booking.
There is a two-week cancellation policy for any room booked with the hotel. Should you need to change or cancel your reservation, you must contact the front desk at least 14-days prior to arrival date to avoid penalty and/ or loss of deposit.
Benevolent Fund Event
White Mountain Counrty Club
3 Country Club Road
Ashland, NH 03217
Golf Tournament ($100)!
Play 9 holes at the beautiful Ashland, NH golf course and support NEPPA’s Benevolent Fund at the same time! Golf registration fees will cover greens, cart fees and net proceeds are donated to the Benevolent Fund.
Space is limited, register early!
About the Course
Come enjoy the championship course designed by renowned golf course
architect, Geoffrey Cornish. Nestled along the Pemigewassett River, this
user-friendly layout features wide, manicured fairways, strategically
placed bunkers, and soft velvet bent grass greens. Golfers of all abilities
will enjoy a truly great golfing experience in a peaceful, natural setting.
Registration Fees Include:
• Golf Cart
• Tournament Scoring
• Gift Bag
• Awards Reception
Shotgun start at 11:00 am
Prizes awards for:
Top 3 Finishers
Closet to the pin #7
Longest Drive (Men & Women) #5