2021 Basin Electric Annual Meeting: Know before you go

Before you attend Basin Electric’s 2021 Annual Membership Meeting, which runs Nov. 9-11, here are a few helpful reminders.


Be sure to check in at the registration desk to pick up your name badge and registration packet. Registration will open at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9. The registration desk is located in the lobby area of the Bismarck Event Center exhibit hall.  

Pre-Annual Meeting reception

This year’s reception will be held on Nov. 9 at the Bismarck Event Center from 6-9 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Shuttles will run continuously between the Bismarck Event Center and the hotels. Visit our shuttle schedule page on basinelectric.com. Parking will also be available for guests on the west side of the building. Please use the west parking lot entrance.


The meeting will be held at the Bismarck Event Center in the exhibit hall, located at 315 5th St., Bismarck, North Dakota.

full-day business meeting will convene Nov. 10 at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 4:30 p.m. A social and banquet will follow, beginning at 6 p.m. Rich Karlgaard will be this year’s keynote speaker. Karlgaard is a publisher and futurist at Forbes Media. He advises audiences on how to harness technology’s accelerating powers and navigate the unprecedented economic and political uncertainty of the early 2020s.

The shuttle system will work similar to 2019, with a separate shuttle for each hotel. The shuttles will pick up and drop guests off at the event center's entrance on 5th Street at no charge. Visit our shuttle schedule page on basinelectric.com.

Parking will be available for guests on the west and south side of the Bismarck Event Center. Please use the E42 entrance doors on the west side.

New directors, managers, and staff orientation

An orientation session for new directors, managers, and staff will again be offered in conjunction with the annual meeting. The orientation will be held Nov. 9 from 2-4 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center. This year’s session will provide background on Basin Electric’s history and an overview of Basin Electric’s facilities and operations.

The Annual Meeting will be livestreamed on basinelectric.com on Nov. 10. Those interested in watching online need to register to attend “virtually.” After registering they will receive a password to watch the livestream.

Remember to use the hashtag #Basin2021 when you’re sharing on social media, especially when sharing photos on Instagram, or posting on Facebook and Twitter. Some of your posts may even appear on our social media screens!

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