Support the region’s leading damage prevention event

Since the MWDPTC’s inaugural year in 2013, event sponsors have paved the way for damage prevention professionals to shine. The MWDPTC would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. MWDPTC sponsors show their dedication to the education and awareness of the damage prevention industry by supporting conference sessions, speakers, meals, networking events and more.

Interested in becoming a sponsor at this year’s event? Please reach out to Carly Greenberg at


Confirmed 2021 Sponsors

Title Sponsors: Indiana 811 & Kentucky 811

Our mission is to lead Indiana and Kentucky in promoting safety and preventing damage to underground facilities by providing excellent coordination and notification services at a reasonable cost. &

Scholarship Sponsor: Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC)

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) is a fact-finding body that hears evidence in cases filed before it and makes decisions based on the evidence presented in those cases. An advocate of neither the public nor the utilities, the IURC is required by state statute to make decisions that balance the interests of all parties to ensure the utilities provide adequate and reliable service at reasonable prices.

Diamond & Featured Speaker Sponsor: CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) has customers from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes. An energy delivery company with electric transmission and distribution, power generation and natural gas distribution operations, CenterPoint Energy serves more than 7 million metered customers in Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas. With approximately 9,500 employees, CenterPoint Energy has an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people. CenterPoint Energy is dedicated to damage prevention, we provide no cost training for excavators, emergency responders and other stakeholders.  Contact us at for more

AudioVisual Sponsor: Metronet

MetroNet is a 100 percent Fiber Optic Company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. The customer-focused company provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet, full-featured Fiber Phone, and Fiber IPTV with a wide variety of programming. MetroNet started in 2005 with one fiber optic network in Greencastle, Indiana, and has since grown to serving and constructing networks in more than 100 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Texas. MetroNet is committed to bringing state-of-the-art telecommunication services to communities — services that are comparable or superior to those offered in large metropolitan areas. MetroNet has been named in the top 50 small and medium companies on Glassdoor and has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing MetroNet among the Best Places to Work in 2020. MetroNet has been recognized by PC Mag as one of the Top 10 Fastest ISPs in North Central United States in 2020 and Top 10 ISPs with Best Gaming Quality Index in 2021. Broadband Now has recognized MetroNet as the Top 3 Fastest Internet Providers and Fastest Fiber Providers in the Nation in 2020, and #1 Fastest Mid-Sized Internet Provider in two states in 2020. In 2020, MetroNet was awarded the Vectren Energy Safe Digging Partner Award from Vectren. For more information, visit

Sponsors Dinner Sponsor: NIPSCO

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), with headquarters in Merrillville, Ind., has proudly served the energy needs of northern Indiana for more than 100 years. As Indiana’s largest natural gas distribution company and the state’s second-largest electric distribution company, NIPSCO serves approximately 846,000 natural gas and 479,000 electric customers across 32 counties. NIPSCO is making a balanced, gradual transition to retire coal-generating units and replace them with lower-cost, cleaner energy sources – a plan we call Your Energy, Your Future. NIPSCO is part of NiSource’s (NYSE: NI) six regulated utility companies. NiSource is one of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 4 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands.

Training Sessions Sponsor: On the Spot Utility Resources, LLC

On the Spot proudly operates as a leading Women Business Enterprise in the utility locating industry. Our team’s combined experience positions us as one of the leaders in damage prevention in the Midwest. Through our locating services, we’re committed to protecting infrastructure and assets. Our work across industries has helped cities transform skylines and entrepreneurs break ground on future-shaping business ventures.

Platinum Sponsor: Marathon Pipe Line LLC

With over 6,000 miles of pipeline running through 16 states, Marathon Pipe Line LLC operates one of the largest petroleum pipeline systems in the United States. Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, the company safely transports, on average, 134 million gallons of crude oil and petroleum products each day.

Platinum Sponsor: USIC

USIC is a leader in underground utility damage prevention. We perform more than 80,000,000 locates each year to protect our customers’ infrastructure. Our dedicated expertise and the scope of our operations provide unmatched quality, efficiency, safety and cost savings for our customers. We also offer utility solutions for the installation, maintenance and repair of critical infrastructure and management of assets.

Gold and Opening Breakfast Sponsor: Citizens Energy Group

In 1887, Indianapolis civic leaders came up with the idea of operating a natural gas company as a public charitable trust solely for the benefit of customers and the community. Today, this trust lives on as Citizens Energy Group, a broad-based utility service company providing natural gas, thermal energy, water and wastewater services to about 800,000 people and thousands of businesses in the Indianapolis area. At Citizens, our vision is to fulfill the promise of the trust to serve our customers and communities with unparalleled excellence and integrity.

Gold and Keynote Speaker Sponsor: 4iQ Solutions

4iQ Solutions provide premiere software technology platforms to damage prevention Member Utilities, One Call Centers and Excavators.  Exactix One Call, DigTix Ticket Management Solution and Coursettra LMS are designed to eliminate risks to critical underground utilities, predict hazardous events, record highly regulated compliance tasks and educate to achieve competency.  Visit for more details or a product demonstration.

Attendee Materials Sponsor: Paradigm

Paradigm is the most trusted compliance service provider by the pipeline industry for over 20 years. With public safety as our foundation, we coordinate with Pipeline Operators, Damage Prevention Specialists, Emergency Officials, and Excavators all over the nation to ensure that all parties are well informed and prepared for any situation. We take pride in helping to spread the Damage Prevention and Public Safety messages provided by the one-calls and the industry. With a wide range of Compliance Services, Paradigm is the best equipped for your regulatory needs.

Welcome Reception Sponsor: UtiliQuest

UtiliQuest is a reliable provider of damage prevention and infrastructure-related services across the United States. We take pride in our ability to adhere to industry standard benchmarks focused on accuracy and on time performance. The combination of advanced technology and skilled technicians’ drives our locate accuracy and reliability. We take an active approach identifying and implementing the latest technologies to protect underground infrastructure. Several key solutions enable UtiliQuest to process thousands of safe and accurate locates each day; making UtiliQuest a premier provider of professional facility locating services.

Gold Sponsor: Badger Daylighting

Badger Daylighting is the industry leader in non-destructive hydro excavation services. Badger has been providing innovative cutting-edge technology to our customer base since 1992. Badger has been committed to creatively solving our clients infrastructure needs and challenges by delivering a safe and reliable service. Badger delivers a broad range of services and application.

Gold Sponsor: Buckeye Partners

Buckeye Partners, L.P. is one of the largest liquid petroleum product pipeline operators in the U.S. in terms of volume delivered, with approximately 6,000 miles of pipeline. Our terminal network is comprised of more than 115 terminals, with tank capacity of over 118 million barrels.

Gold Sponsor: GridHawk

GridHawk is the premier provider for utility services specializing in Facility Location, Advanced Locating, and Watch & Protest. At GridHawk LLC it is our mission to provide the highest quality service, while developing meaningful relationships with our clients to ensure the safety of the surrounding communities we serve to protect. Above and beyond!

Gold Sponsor: SAMCO Utility/Private Locating

Samco provides a highly trained and qualified workforce for our utility locate customers with on-time and accurate locates. Samco also provides Private Locate services with the additional services of Lateral Launch Sewer Camera, Vacuum Excavation and GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar). Samco is ready to meet your needs 811 and/or Private locating.

Gold Sponsor: Trico Surveying and Mapping

At Trico Surveying and Mapping, we strive to provide our clients with a complete range of field and mapping services that reflect our commitment to quality, effectiveness, attention to detail, and our desire to maintain quality long-term business relationships. Let us build a team of surveyors and mappers to meet your project-specific requirements.

Thursday Lunch Sponsor: Miller Pipeline

Founded in 1953, Miller Pipeline has grown to provide a comprehensive range of pipeline contracting and rehabilitation services for natural gas, liquids, water, and wastewater pipelines. We have been a leader in building and maintaining America’s infrastructure for over 65 years. Our broad knowledge of repair, replacement, and installation techniques enables us to evaluate projects and make recommendations that often result in alternative cost-saving solutions. Our workforce is made up of highly trained and skilled employees totaling 3,800+, with office locations in over 20 states around the U.S.

Golf Sponsor: Duke Energy

Duke Energy Indiana, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, provides about 6,600 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 840,000 customers in a 23,000-square-mile service area, making it Indiana’s largest electric supplier.

Horseback Riding Sponsor: Indiana Michigan Power

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), an electric utility company based in Fort Wayne, Ind., is one of seven operation companies that make up parent company American Electric Power (AEP) and its 11-state service territory. I&M serves approximately 587,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers, with 2,400 employees reporting out of four operating districts across northeast Indiana and southwest Michigan: Fort Wayne, Muncie, South Bend, Ind., and Benton Harbor, Mich.

Silver Sponsor: BOSS Solutions

BOSS811, a cloud based One Call Ticket Management Solution that is advanced, scalable and affordable. Features include, powerful routing, facility mapping, mobile apps, sketching tools, customizable dashboards and extensive reporting that enables increased efficiency, reduces cost and improves compliance. BOSS811 is from BOSS Solutions, a U.S. Company with excellent support and a wide range of professional services. Visit

Silver Sponsor: CountryMark Refining & Logistics, LLC

CountryMark is an oil exploration, production, refining, logistics and marketing company. This company is a privately-owned cooperative owned by 28 member cooperatives located in Indiana, Chicago and Michigan. CountryMark’s involvement in both the upstream and downstream business allows for a unique opportunity to control products, from the time crude oil is taken out of the ground to the time fuel is pumped into customer tanks.

Silver Sponsor: Fusion Safety

Fusion Safety provides OSHA Compliance Services, written procedures, audits, EHS management, confined space standby and air monitoring.

Silver Sponsor: Indiana Natural Gas

Indiana Natural Gas is the local gas company for many communities in southern Indiana with offices in Paoli, Nashville and Washington. We are proud to serve French Lick and West Baden Springs.

Silver Sponsor: Midwest Natural Gas

Midwest Natural Gas is the local gas company for many communities in southern Indiana including Scottsburg and Bloomfield where we have regional offices. We are headquartered in Washington, Indiana.

Silver Sponsor: Northern Lights Locating and Inspection, Inc.

Northern Lights Locating and Inspection, Inc. specializes in cross bore prevention, public and private locating. We also provide gas leak and fault detection, hydro vacuum services and watchdog applications.

Silver Sponsor: One Call Concepts Locating Services Inc.

One Call Concepts Locating Services, Inc. (OCCLS) stands to serve as a partner in your damage prevention efforts. Our core competency is in understanding our customers’ needs, meeting or exceeding their expectations, and always doing what we say we are going to do. No games, no smoke and mirrors, just getting the job done – day in and day out.

Silver Sponsor: Ohio Valley Gas

Ohio Valley Gas Corporation was established in 1943 in Tell City, Ind., and has grown, via several acquisitions of existing utilities and numerous pipeline extensions, to serve 29,000 customers across 17 counties in Indiana and Ohio with both distribution and transmission gas systems. OhioValley Gas Corporation is an investor-owned public utility.

Silver Sponsor: State Safety & Compliance

Full line distributor of safety equipment.

Silver Sponsor: Wessler Engineering

We are water resource experts committed to helping leaders make sure their water is safe, managed and future-proof. Wessler Engineering is a civil and environmental engineering firm specializing in wastewater, drinking water and stormwater projects providing services ranging from master planning and design to construction administration and asset management plans. Founded in 1975 and based in Indianapolis, Indiana, we have offices in Carmel, Evansville and Fort Wayne, Indiana and Bluffton, Ohio.

Bronze Sponsor: Ragle, Inc.

​​Ragle, Inc. (Ragle) is based out of Newburgh, IN with district offices in Dallas and Houston TX.  Ragle provides services throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Texas.  Structured as a general contractor, Ragle is one of the leading heavy civil construction contractors in the area. Our field efforts cover utility installation, storm sewer, bridge and structural concrete construction, foundations and piling, mass earthwork, soil stabilization, directional drilling, traffic signals, and highway lighting.


Available 2021 Sponsorships

  • Diamond Sponsorships
  • Platinum Sponsorships
  • Gold Sponsorships
  • Silver Sponsorships
  • Bronze Sponsorships
  • Conference Registration Sponsorship
  • Friday Breakfast Sponsorship
  • Clay Pigeon Networking Sponsorship