Emerging Leaders Program

The future of wind energy’s success will be in the hands of today’s rising leaders. The Emerging Leaders Program helps you keep an eye on the next phase of wind energy by encouraging the growth and development of wind energy’s up and coming stars.

Please welcome our WINDPOWER 2017 Emerging Leaders!

Benefits to You and Your Company

The Emerging Leader Program is a low-cost and high-value way to retain high potential employees and allows you to support your employees and/or colleagues by:

  • Demonstrating you care about their ongoing education and career path development
  • Providing them with industry contacts and mentors, often identified by executives as a major factor in their success
  • Rewarding high performers with event attendance, so they can benefit from all of the educational and networking opportunities
  • Establish a closer connection between them and your customers and suppliers, likely to reinforce their commitment to your company and the industry

Sponsored by 

“We are proud to sponsor the AWEA Emerging Leaders Program, demonstrating our passion not only for the future of the wind industry in America, but also for the exciting future for our dedicated employees. The EL Program provides Emerging Leaders immense opportunities for networking among industry peers, a heightened awareness of advances in technology and the realization of their personal contributions to the industry.”  – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.


Nominate an Emerging Leader:
Identify the high potential staff at your company and nominate them to attend AWEA WINDPOWER 2017. Emerging leaders must be first time attendees to WINDPOWER and are intended to be up-and-coming industry leaders and rising stars. Learn more >

Volunteer as a Mentor:
If you have worked in wind energy for some time and have experience and knowledge that would benefit those newer to the industry, you’d make a great mentor! Find out more >