2023 NHA Midwest Regional Meeting

April 25th - April 26th Middleton, WI

Join NHA in Middleton, WI for the 2023 Midwest Regional Meeting, co-hosted with the Midwest Hydro Users Group (MHUG)!



Co-Host: Midwest Hydro Users Group (MHUG)

Registration Rates

Standard Registration Rate: $495
NHA & MHUG Member Discounted Registration Rate: $195

Sponsors should contact Marycella Dumlao for registration assistance.

NHA offers special discounted rates for speakers, Federal Government employees, students, NGOs, and FLOW members.  Please reach out to us for more information.


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For additional assistance, please contact Marycella Dumlao.


Cancellation Policy

You may transfer your registration at any time at no cost.  Cancellations received in writing by April 4 will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee.  Cancellations after this date cannot be refunded.

Meeting Location & Accommodations

The 2023 Midwest Regional Meeting will take place at the Marriott Madison West.

Marriott Madison West
1313 John Q Hammons Drive
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

NHA has negotiated a group room rate of $169 a night, not including taxes and fees. To book your room, follow the link below.

The group rate will be available until April 3, 2023 or until the room block is full, which ever happens first.

Host Utility

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, April 25
7:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Tour of Alliant Energy Prairie du Sac Dam
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM: Asset Owners Only Meeting
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking Welcome Reception

Wednesday, April 26
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: 2023 Midwest Regional Meeting

Tour Information


Alliant Energy will provide a tour of the Prairie du Sac Dam. This tour will feature technical information and an opportunity to see the project up close. It is included with the cost of registration.

The max capacity for this tour is 80 attendees. 

You will have the opportunity to RSVP for this tour when you register for the event. Due to security protocol that needs to be completed ahead of the tour date, the cut-off date to RSVP for the tour is April 19, 2023. No day-of tour access.

If you need to change your RSVP for the tour, please reach out to Marycella Dumlao at marycella@hydro.org


A bus will be provided. Attendees should meet in the lobby of the Marriott Madison West. More details to come.


Please bring a government-issued photo identification

Dress Code

Close-toed shoes are required and work boots are highly recommended. No sandals or heels. No loose or baggy clothing.

Destination Information

Where to Eat in Middleton

With more than 70 restaurants, Middleton is a great place to eat. Sample a dazzling variety of cuisines, including Indian, Cajun, Mexican, Italian, Korean, Japanese and Mediterranean. Come hungry, because you’re doing to discover it’s tastier in Middleton.

Things to Do in Middleton

Museums, markets, breweries and more! Sample farm-fresh fruits and vegetables from two seasonal farmers’ markets. Explore a pristine nature conservancy and a nationally recognized trail system. Discover one-of-a-kind attractions and sample world-class beers and hundreds of mustard varieties. All in Middleton, Wisconsin.


Get Outside

Whether you’re looking for a place for the kids to swing and slide, a peaceful escape into an unspoiled oasis or a chance to get moving, Middleton is the answer. Home to more than 50 parks and natural areas and 27 miles of multi-use trails, Middleton promises to reconnect you with nature, without ever having to leave the city.

Media Sponsor

Additional Information



Interested in becoming a member of NHA? Want to know how to leverage your current membership? Contact Marla Barnes at marla@hydro.org or call (816) 588-4639 for more information.


Questions and Sponsorship

Interested in how you can get involved in planning the agenda? Looking for brand visibility? Please contact Joseph LoSasso at joseph@hydro.org or call him at (202) 697-2404 with questions about sponsorship opportunities.


Other NHA Events

For information on other events owned and held by NHA, reach out to Marycella Dumlao at marycella@hydro.org.

Meeting Conduct Policy

As a professional society, the National Hydropower Association is committed to providing an atmosphere that encourages the free expression and exchange of ideas. Consistent with this commitment, it is the policy of the NHA that all participants in NHA activities will enjoy a welcoming environment, free from unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Read the full policy here.


Privacy Statement

NHA does not sell information. We deeply respect the privacy of our attendees and we have never nor will we ever reach out to anyone with offers to sell our mailing lists. Any communications that say otherwise are scam attempts and should be deleted and/or blocked.


Leaders of the NHA Regional Meetings Series

The Regional Meetings Leadership, appointed by the chair of NHA’s Board of Directors, provides insight and input in regards to NHA’s regional meetings. Go here to learn more about the current Regional Meetings Series Leadership .