Join Us May 16-19, 2021

in Tampa, Florida or online

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We are carefully monitoring official channels of communication regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus. At this time the Annual USMA Conference is planned to take place as scheduled. This is a rapidly changing situation and we will immediately communicate any change in conference plans to you. Safety is an important element of all USMA events and it will be a major determining factor in any decision. Please consider your travel plans carefully, especially regarding any cancellation or change penalties. We encourage you to seek and follow the latest guidance from public health experts.

This conference is committed to providing an educational-based platform designed to give concrete practices attendees can apply to supply management.

“…continuing to lead the charge on current trends, the organization will also have both eyes fixed firmly on the future, formulating groundbreaking ideas and advocating for the skills required of tomorrow and beyond.”Brian Serati, USMA Immediate Past President

Welcome to our 25 Year Anniversary Celebration in beautiful Nashville, Tennessee.

For 25 years USMA has continued to grow and lead this industry in thought leadership, sharing ideas, resources and best practices that make a difference. Since inception, this conference has been committed to providing an educational-based platform designed to give concrete practices attendees can apply to supply management. There is no question we are in the middle of the most dynamic changes in our industry’s history. Read More

Juile Elliott, President, Contracts Manager at Salt River Project

Conference Hotel
JW Marriott, Nashville, TN

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Speaker Lineup for USMA’s 25th Anniversary Conference

Thank You to Our
2020 Sponsors

Welcome Reception Sponsors:
Howard Industries
Hubbell Power Systems
S&C Electric

WiFi Sponsors:
Southern Company

Barista Sponsors:
Hubbell Power Systems
Southwire Company
Utility Agency Import

USMA 5K Sponsor:
Central Moloney

A Video Invitation from the President of USMA

Safety First

Look for safety tips throughout the USMA website


Hear from attendees of the USMA annual conference

Conference Features

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    17 hours of educational programming + session tracking form to help you record educational session attendance for certification

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    Content rich

    Over 40 Speakers

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    25 Breakout Sessions to choose from

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    Non-Commercial Format

    We take pride that the conference is presented in a non-commercial format

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    3 General Sessions

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    Networking Opportunities

    First Timers Reception, Welcome Reception, 3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & Tuesday Night Dinner Event

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    70+ Exhibitors at the USMA Table Top Session

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    Good fun for good works

    Charity Golf and Other Events

Conference Hotel

Golf Tournament

Networking Opportunities

USMA continues its mission of providing sessions focused on delivering value you can take home and apply to keep your supply chain safe and reliable.

2019 Conference Highlights

  • On track for record-setting attendance
  • USMA’s 24th annual Golf Tournament for the ALS Foundation
  • 3rd Annual 5K Run/Walk to support Susan Komen Foundation
  • Over 17 hours of educational programming planned including:
    • Executive Coaching group session with Margaret Morford
    • Operating in the Era of New Energy, Jeremy Klingel
    • Modernizing the Grid, Robert Mechler
    • Modifying Construction Practices to Address Natural Disasters, Steve Coleman
    • Renewables & Distributed Energy Integration, Jason Abiecunas
    • Electrification of Transportation, Dean Siegrist
    • Vested Relationships, Kate Vitasek
    • Blockchain 101

USMA Policy on Private Events
The Utility Supply Management Alliance does not allow private events to be held during scheduled conference sessions and social functions.  Private events may be held outside of regular conference hours. Events should be kept small.  The USMA logo and name may not be used without written permission from the Utility Supply Management Alliance.

Please do not send mass emails to conference participants prior to and during the conference.

Notice of Right to Cancel – The USMA has the right to cancel this event in the unforeseen situation that the USMA Conference could not be held due to the occurrence of any circumstance beyond its control – such as acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities or a widespread health or safety emergency. If the event were to be cancelled notice would be sent to all registered participants and noted on the USMA website. USMA would not be responsible for any penalties for canceling travel or conference related arrangements.