Networking at WINDPOWER

Build your client list. Build your business.

Each year, WINDPOWER brings a variety of networking events to help you foster positive business relationships in engaging environments. Whether during a reception, on the golf course, or at a special luncheon, take full value of what WINDPOWER in Anaheim has to offer by making time the premium networking events available to attendees.

WINDPOWER 2017 Opening Reception

Monday, May 22, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Join us at Angel Stadium to kick off AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 while networking with your fellow show attendees and enjoying unique experiences such as batting practice and stadium tours. The Opening Reception is included in all WINDPOWER registration packages.

WINDPOWER 2017 Golf Open in Anaheim, Sponsored by Suzlon Wind Energy

Monday, May 22, 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come play golf with Suzlon and support the Wind Energy Foundation - Building a Healthy, Prosperous and Renewable Future.  Play golf in the California sunshine, enjoy a locally flavored buffet lunch with a Suzlon sponsored bar, and win prizes!  Sign up here. >

Networking Breaks and Lunches

Tuesday, May 23 - Thursday, May 25

Networking coffee breaks will be offered each day throughout the exhibit hall along with a variety of food concessions conveniently located on the show floor to maximize networking opportunities and making the most of your time each day!

Exhibition Happy Hour

Tuesday, May 23, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Wrap up your first full day on the show floor with a networking happy hour throughout the exhibits. Toast with existing and new business connections or use the time to visit over 400 exhibitors with a refreshing cold beverage in hand.

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) Networking & Awards Luncheon 

Wednesday, May 24, 12:00 - 1:30 pm
*Ticket Purchase Required - click here to add to your existing registration

This not-to-be-missed event is open to attendees of any gender and offers an opportunity to network with others that support WoWE’s mission to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women in renewable energy. Highlights will include the recognition of our 2017 Rudd Mayer Fellows, and the announcement of WoWE’s annual honors – Rising Star, WoWE Champion, and Woman of the Year. To learn more about WoWE visit: or for specific questions about the event email WoWE:

Poster Reception

Wednesday, May 24, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Another excellent educational and networking opportunity is the Poster Reception which wraps up Wednesday in the exhibit hall.  Meet over a hundred poster authors and discuss their work during this reception, now held in various parts of the show floor.

DISCOVER Anaheim - A California Street Party to benefit the Wind Energy Foundation

Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 - 9:00 pm
*Ticket Purchase Required - click here to add to your existing registration

Support the Wind Energy Foundation while networking with fellow WINDPOWER attendees at this exclusive ticketed event on Wednesday evening.  A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Wind Energy Foundation to support its efforts to recruit and train the next generation of wind industry leaders and advocates.  More details will be posted soon!  For more information on the Wind Energy Foundation, visit

More information on additional activities at AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 will be posted soon, please check back!