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2017 Energy and Water Executive Forum

2017 Energy and Water Executive Forum

August 02-04, 2017
Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, North Carolina

Featured Speakers

An Outstanding Program

CoBank’s 2017 Energy and Water Executive Forum will bring together some of the nation’s leading experts on the economy, energy policy and politics.  Through a series of thought-provoking and informative sessions, the leaders of America’s rural energy and water providers will gain invaluable insight into the current economic climate of our nation and our industry as well as a glimpse into their futures. The conference will also offer attendees the opportunity to network with industry peers and enjoy golf and other activities in a world-class venue.  Additionally, on Thursday evening, August 3, attendees and guests will have the opportunity to tour and enjoy dinner at the beautiful Biltmore Estate. 

Additional Information

Online registration and hotel information can now be accessed under the Hotel and Registration tabs above. There is no charge to attend the conference beyond your travel and hotel expenses.

For further information, contact CoBank’s Corporate Communications Division by phone at 303-740-4040 or by email at

Dress code for this meeting is business casual. Please bring a jacket for the evening functions, but ties are not required. We will be outdoors for the reception and dinner, so ladies may want to bring a jacket or sweater.

Dress Code at the Grove Park Golf Course requires that males must wear a shirt with a collar (either traditional or mock) with sleeves. Acceptable clothing includes shorts, slacks, blouses, skirts and shirts. Non-acceptable clothing includes all denim, athletic shorts, tank tops and halter-tops.  Soft spikes are required.

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