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NETA’s PowerTest 2019 Electrical Power Systems Conference Sparks Innovation, Achievement Among Industry and Thought Leaders

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Five days of high-powered education, training, and networking drew more than 500 industry professionals from around the nation

PORTAGE, Mich., March 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The best and brightest in electrical testing and maintenance lit up PowerTest 2019, the premier electrical power systems event. The annual five-day conference hosted 503 session and 575 trade show attendees from March 11–15, 2019, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

“Part of what makes PowerTest the industry’s top event is the sharing of ideas, collaboration, and networking among leaders and experts in the field,” says NETA Executive Director Missy Richard. “We are so pleased to see the conference continue its upward growth trend over the last couple of years, which allows us to offer even more opportunities to promote technical excellence, world-class programs, and consensus standards.”

The PowerTest technical agenda offered five days of educational and interactive sessions that facilitated the exchange of ideas, helping to shape the future of the electrical power systems industry by involving electrical testing technicians, engineers, and managers from a cross-section of all industries reliant upon large power generation and distribution facilities.

Highlights of the conference included:

  • 314 unique companies represented over 5 days
  • 27 detailed 45-minute technical presentations by industry leaders
  • 8 in-depth 4-hour seminars covering current topics and industry issues
  • 30 power systems leaders presenting the latest products and services at the New Product Forum
  • 3 offsite seminars, touring 9 area facilities
  • Opportunities to earn CEUs and CTDs

In addition, attendees and local electrical power systems professionals took advantage of the PowerTest Trade Show on Tuesday afternoon, featuring 94 top-tier vendors whose missions include providing PowerTest attendees with real-world solutions to their everyday challenges.

SAVE THE DATE: PowerTest 2020 in Chicago
Join NETA and leading electrical power systems professionals at the next premier industry conference February 24-28, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available for companies seeking leadership visibility at the event. NETA’s industry partners are encouraged to reserve exhibit space and confirm sponsorships as soon as possible. Inquiries should be directed to Laura McDonald at 269-488-6382 or lmcdonald@netaworld.org.

NETA is an ANSI Accredited Standards Developing Organization that creates and maintains standards for electrical maintenance and acceptance testing for electrical power equipment and systems, as well as a standard that addresses the certification of electrical testing technicians. NETA is an association of leading electrical testing companies comprised of visionaries committed to advancing the industry standards for power system installation and maintenance to ensure the highest level of reliability and safety.

Contact: Kathleen Polzin, Marketing Project Manager
NETA — InterNational Electrical Testing Association
Telephone: 888.300.6382 (NETA)

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/c5b68745-0a53-48dc-a0ab-b9f74194e841

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