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.

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

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.

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.

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: 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.

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: 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: State Safety & Compliance

Full line distributor of safety equipment.


Available 2021 Sponsorships

  • Diamond Sponsorships
  • Platinum Sponsorships
  • Gold Sponsorships
  • Silver Sponsorships
  • Bronze Sponsorships
  • Training Sessions Sponsorship
  • Conference Registration Sponsorship
  • Friday Breakfast Sponsorship
  • Clay Pigeon Networking Sponsorship
  • Keynote Speaker Sponsorship