Vendor Members

Vendor Members Connect

Here is your opportunity to meet new clients and develop lasting relationships with cooperative employees from Minnesota and the surrounding region. 

Trade and all membership levels receive – 
     Invitations to trade shows including booth, electicity and an attendee roster
     Sponsorship opportunities and golf outings with decision makers
     Invitations to attend or present at varied events and Product and Service Presentations
    20-50% off advertising in MREA Membership Directory & Buyers’ Guide
    Targeted ads in MREA Newsletters ($100 or less based on member level)
    Free company profile on www.mrea.coop
    Free listing on the minnesotautilitymarketplace.com with opportunity to enhance and purchase banner ads
    Free MREA Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide
Silver level members receive
   Everything above plus 50% off of ads published in MREA Newsletters
   Discounts at outings at conferences
   Three free MREA Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guides
Gold level members receive
   Everything above plus one free MREA Report and Member Connection ad per year
   Free golf/clay outings
   Five free MREA Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guides
Platinum level members receive
   Everything above plus Annual Mtg. sponsorship
   Everything above plus two free MREA Report and Member Connection ads per year
   Opportunity to give away a promotional item with your logo at MREA meetings
   Ten free MREA Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guides
FUEL Your Business with Co-op Power

On the cutting edge of their industry, co-ops seek new and innovative technologies and resources to keep their operations competitive. MREA Vendor Membership links your company to a network of 50 electric co-ops that, together:

  • employ about 5,440 people
  • serve 802,000 customer meters, or about 1.8 million people, covering 85 percent of the geographic area of the state
  • sell more than 14.7 billion kWh per year (about 18 percent of the state’s total electricity sold) and generate $1.5 billion in revenues
  • Cooperatives range in size between just under 2,000 to more than 125,000.
  • Our distribution network (lines and substations) is the largest in the state, with more than 121,000 miles of electric distribution lines. That’s significantly more than Xcel Energy’s Minnesota operation (28,718), or the four private power companies in Minnesota combined (40,722), which reflect significantly higher capital costs.
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Jump Start Your Connection

2017 Vendor Membership Packet

Includes:
Membership enrollment

MREA advertising form

MREA Directory & Buyers’ Guide rates

Minnesota Utility Marketplace rates

2017 Trade Shows and Sponsorships

Questions? Call (763) 424-1020
*MREA reserves the right to deny Vendor Membership.