Networking opportunities

We offer a variety of networking opportunities designed to help you maximize your experience with other hydropower and marine energy professionals. If you're interested in adding a networking event - not included in your registration, contact us at

Monday, April 30, 2018

Opening reception and Energy Department poster session

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Presidential ballroom
Free = all attendees

Grab a drink, network with your peers, and learn about Energy Department-funded water power projects at the waterpower week opening networking reception.

Young professionals in waterpower networking gathering

7:30 pm
Vapianos restaurant | 1800 M St NW
Free = all attendees (registration is required)

Gain valuable contacts for the future and join in the discussion with other young professionals about fitting into the waterpower industry.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Women in waterpower breakfast

7:00 am - 8:30 am
Congressional room
$20 = NHA members
$30 = Non-NHA members

Join other women in the waterpower industry as they discuss future trends along with issues and successes in hydro.

NHA’s 35th anniversary reception

5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Presidential ballroom
Free = all attendees

Help NHA celebrate 35 years of leading the industry at this anniversary reception.

MHK networking gathering

7:00 pm
Sauf Haus Bier Hall | 1216 18th St NW
Free = all attendees

Meet up with other MHK attendees in this casual networking gathering.

Washington Nationals baseball game

7:05 pm
Nationals Park
$20 = NHA members
$30 = Non-NHA members

Network with friends while enjoying America’s great pastime when the Washington Nationals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Hydraulic Power Committee (HPC) dinner

7:30 pm
Fogo de Chão | 1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW
$100 = NHA members
$150 = Non-NHA members

Enjoy quality conversations while enjoying food from one of the top brazilian steak house restaurants in the country.