46th PLMA Conference

Join us for the 46th PLMA Conference

Conference Registration Fees






  • PLMA members must sign in with an authorized user account for member rates or a member pass.
  • If you need information on member passes, contact Monica Hammond at mhammond@peakload.org.
  • If you are not a PLMA member, click on "Register Today" and follow the directions to create a free user profile and receive our non-member rate.

Registration includes one admission to all core conference sessions. Attendees who pay the full registration rate and whose organizations are not already PLMA members will receive the incremental registration fee as a membership credit if they join before December 30, 2022.



Affinity and Interest Group Meetings, November 14

Affinity and Interest Group meetings and activities on November 4 are included with conference registration. Breakfast and lunch provided. Anyone is welcome to attend. See 46th Conference Agenda for details.

Training Class: The Evolution of DR to DER, November 14

This PLMA Training is offered separately from the 46th PLMA Conference and requires its own registration (please note: this class is not covered by PLMA member passes; it costs $199 for members and $399 for non-members). Evolution of DR to DER is a one-day class that explains how today’s demand response initiatives are evolving to interact with an emerging future that includes distributed energy resources. Breakfast and lunch are provided to class attendees. You can learn more about this class and other PLMA trainings here.

Click Here for More Info on this Class and to Register!

PLMA Fall 2022 Board Meeting, November 14

This business meeting is a working dinner for PLMA Board Members and At-Large Representatives who are specifically listed here. This dinner is complimentary although we kindly request your RSVP in order to plan for food and drinks.

Utility Load Management Exchange (ULME) Fall 2022 Meeting, November 16-17

This private post-conference meeting is a utilities-only event, and is not open to other guests. Registration is $100 and includes dinner, breakfast, and lunch. Please Note: Registration for the ULME Spring meeting is not covered by a PLMA member pass. For more information about ULME and this event, please visit ULME Fall 2022.


Planning to register multiple conference attendees? Consider a sponsorship that includes free conference passes.

Academic members receive 50% off the standard member registration.

Needs-based scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available. Please contact Judy Knight for more information.


Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

The meeting sessions will take place at:

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

Plan your getaway to Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, a contemporary destination situated in the heart of Phoenix. The largest hotel in Arizona's capital city, we provide guests with thoughtful amenities, modern lodging and a first-rate location near the Phoenix Convention Center.

In addition, Footprint Center, Arizona State University, the Mayo Clinic, baseball's Spring Training and Arizona Mills Mall are all nearby. After a busy day in Phoenix, return to your hotel room or suite and recline on luxurious Sheraton bedding. Visit Breeze Bar, on our hotel's pool terrace, to soak in the sunshine and the striking views of downtown.

As one of Phoenix, Arizona's premier convention hotels, we provide 110,000 square feet of versatile space, as well as on-site planning and catering. All venues are equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi access and the latest audiovisual technology, ensuring the success of your business event. Visit us at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown for an unforgettable stay in Arizona.

Book A Room!

Lodging is not included with your conference registration. Make sure all of your organization's attendees have time to book a room. PLMA's preferential rate of $224 a night at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown ends at 5 pm ET, Friday, October 21. Register online at: book.passkey.com/go/PLMAConference2022.

PLMA's preferential rate is good for the dates November 12-18, 2022, until it's sold out. If you receive a sold out message when trying to book, try a different set of dates, as the pre- and post-days may sell out earlier than the main conference days. If that happens, access the booking window on the hotel's webpage or call the hotel directly at 1-602-262-2500 and ask for the PLMA room block.
Choose PLMA's event dates which are November 14-16, 2022.

Taxes, fees, and optional gratuities are not included in PLMA's preferential rate. Please note that PLMA never uses an attendee or exhibitor lodging provider. We provide you the ability to book directly, and cannot be responsible for promises made or broken by unaffiliated third parties.


PLMA provides breakfast and lunch each day, together with light refreshments and two receptions. You are free to make your own dinner plans anywhere you choose.

Getting Around

Cancellation Policy

PLMA always provides full refunds on registration cancellations with at least 24 hours’ notice.


All attendees or others who interact with attendees must comply with PLMA's Code of Conduct posted at Policies. Some policies are highlighted below but these are not the entirety of the policy or the Code of Conduct. You are encouraged to review the Code of Conduct in its entirety to ensure you and your organization are in compliance during PLMA events. Here are a few key highlights:

Anti-Harassment Policy:
PLMA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, color, ethnicity, political position, or religion.

Conference Promotion Policy:
PLMA recognizes that one of the benefits of a PLMA event is the interaction among the attendees and the open environment provided. It is the intent of PLMA that participants attending PLMA events be allowed to fully participate without outside distraction.

Free Time:
You are welcome to conduct your own special events or meetings that do not compete with PLMA's conference agenda. To make meetings more accessible and still allow registrants to get the most out of the conference's learning and networking opportunities, PLMA offers the following guidance for hosting sanctioned sponsor or other activities:
(please also see the Conference Promotion Policy in the Code of Conduct)

Please schedule your personal and professional meetings and activities either prior to or following PLMA's scheduled conference programming.

  • Monday, November 14: Conference activities are scheduled for 8 to 10 pm

  • Tuesday, November 15 and Wednesday, November 16
    The conference agenda includes a 90-minute lunch during which food will be served for the first 30 minutes. Free time is available during the last hour until conference sessions resume.

  • Tuesday, November 15
    The networking reception is scheduled for two hours. Food will be served during the first hour and free time will be available after the first hour.

  • Wednesday, November 16
    ULME's Networking Dinner will end at 8 pm. Please plan personal and/or professional activities following the dinner.

  • Thursday, November 17
    The ULME meeting concludes at 4 pm. Please plan personal and/or professional activities for after 4 pm.


Video recordings, screenshots, and still shots are taken throughout the event and may be posted afterward as conference resources. By completing registration you agreed to have your image captured and all such images may be used for PLMA promotional purposes.


Please get in touch with Rich Philip, [email protected].