The Utilitty ExpoThe Utility Expo 2023 is just a day away, and it’s important to stay up to date on relevant information prior to the opening of the largest and fastest-growing trade show in the utility industry.

The show is set to open this week at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, and The Utility Expo show grounds cover more than 1.5 million square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibits and product demonstrations. Over 900 exhibitors will be on-site, and a total of 69 educational sessions will be available – including 20 field classroom sessions designed to offer hands-on experience.

Exhibiting at or attending The Utility Expo this year? Plan on doing the following to stay in the know before the show…

Download The Utility Expo App

Both exhibitors and attendees should (keep updated) by downloading the free The Utility Expo app. Download it on the Apple Store or get it on Google Play. The easy-to-navigate app has all the show information needed in one place and at the tip of your fingertips.

The Utility Expo app is crucial to navigating the expansive show grounds, as it offers a multitude of beneficial information. Features allow you to:

  • Search the exhibitors directory
  • Easily locate new products and technology
  • Browse the show floor
  • Explore educational opportunities

Be sure to try and download the app before arrival in Louisville to avoid slower download times on public Wi-Fi.  

Plan Before You Go

The Utility Expo is a great place to meet industry experts and build connections, but there’s only so much time to experience everything at and around the show this week. 

This year’s The Utility Expo offers a plethora of educational opportunities, opportunities to get educated on trends and take a look at emerging technologies. Check in on The Utility Expo Show Experience page to find answers to frequently asked questions, view more information on education and exhibitors and ensure that time is well spent in Louisville.  

Visit the AEM Booth

Attention AEM members! Check out the AEM booth in the East Hall (#EH2217) and set up a time to meet up to discuss AEM membership services and benefits.

Additional AEM member-only perks happening during show hours include:

  • All-day booth refreshments during show hours
    • Tuesday, Sept. 26 -- 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Sept. 27 -- 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 m.
    • Thursday, Sept. 28 -- 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • A chance to win a variety of prizes, including a trip for two to the 2024 AEM Annual Conference! Play scratch-offs for a chance to win:
    • 3-in-1 Travel Charger
    • AEM Member Lapel Pin
    • 10% off your next AEM Sponsorship
    • Member Directory Level 2 Upgrade
    • 20% off one 2024 Annual Conference Registration
    • GRAND PRIZE: Trip for two to 2024 AEM Annual Conference

About The Utility Expo

The Utility Expo is the largest event for utility professionals and construction contractors seeking comprehensive insights into the latest industry technologies, innovations and trends. The biennial trade show, known for equipment test drives and interactive product demonstrations will be September 26-28, 2023, in Louisville, Kentucky. For more information, visit and sign up for show alerts.

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