PowerUp Conference

Approximately 300 co-op executive assistants, administrative professionals and office managers attend PowerUp every year and return to their co-op with new skills and resources that help improve their efficiency and productivity.

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Event Overview

Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL, USA
Sep 17, 2023 - Sep 19, 2023
​Join administrative professionals, executive assistants, and office professionals for the 2023 PowerUp Conference on September 17-19, 2023​. There’s no better event to gain practical tools and grow your professional skills as you network with peers in the electric cooperative industry.

Keynote Speaker

Derek Chadwell

Interim Executive Vice President and CEO, West Florida Electric Cooperative

Derek Chadwell has worked with West Florida Electric Cooperative (WFEC) in Graceville, Florida for 22 years. He has worked in both Energy Services and Member Services and is currently the Vice President of Member Services and External Affairs. In September 2022, the cooperative’s board named him as Interim Executive Vice President and CEO. Chadwell is a graduate of Chipola Junior College and Troy State University where he obtained his Bachelors in Business Administration. He has completed a number of Association of Energy Engineers certifications and is a graduate of NRECA’s Management Internship Program – MIP Select.
Chadwell is active in the communities served by WFEC sitting on various boards including Community South Credit Union and many local economic development boards. He and his wife, Renae, have three children, Ava, Charlcie and Henry.

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Event Date

Sep 17, 2023 - Sep 19, 2023

Ticket Price

$500.00 - $1,015.00

Event Address

Ritz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes,
Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL, USA