2021 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference Highlights!

Key Selling Points

  • The 2021 MWDPTC had an all-time high 597 registrants
  • Attendees cover top stakeholder groups in the industry, including contractors, utilities, locating and others
  • Nearly 70% of attendees are management decision makers in their organizations
  • 98% of 2021 MWDPTC survey respondents indicated they will attend the conference in the future, and 37% of them would bring a coworker
  • The event provides a strong combination of new and repeat attendees, as 40% of attendees indicated it was their first time attending, but 30% have attended four or more times. 
  • 85% of attendees felt they had enough time to visit with exhibitors during the event

Value of the 2021 MWDPTC

  • Captive audience of nearly 600 professionals from various stakeholder groups over parts of three days
  • A message that was taken back and shared with thousands of attendees’ fellow employees
  • Year-round direct marketing reach to tens of thousands every month, raising the profile of damage prevention
  • An event that is the premier regional damage prevention conference in the industry
  • Conference features a sponsors-only reception on Thursday night 
  • High quality SMEs from all over North America

Additional 2021 MWDPTC Highlights:

  • Ninth-year conference for the Midwest region that focused on underground damage prevention and safety 
  • Held at the historic French Lick Resort in French Lick, IN
  • Featured the fifth annual MWDPTC scholarship program, sponsored by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
  • Keynote speaker Josh Bleill and featured speaker Ricky Rollins
  • 12 educational sessions
  • Clay pigeon shoot, golf outing and horseback riding offered as optional networking events
  • Four meals, including the Welcome Back Reception and lunch in exhibit hall
  • Exhibit hall featuring nearly 50 vendors 
  • Back by popular demand, the 2022 event will feature the return of the larger exhibit hall