This expo is a must for utility professionals and construction contractors. Expand your network with face-to-face opportunities among peers from telecom/5G, natural gas, water, wastewater, electric transmission, electric distribution, vegetation management & gas/oil transmission.


  • Meet the manufacturers - Industry leaders including Altec, Case, Ditch Witch, and Vermeer. Newcomers including Integral dx, Powermetrix, Prime Fleet Services, and Radians, Inc.
  • 85% of the show is located outdoors - The newly expanded outdoor layout has even more interactive product demonstrations & opportunities for hands-on equipment test drives.
  • Expanded education, including field classrooms - These interactive walking classrooms led by industry experts will earn you PDHs along the way.
  • The Jobsite presented by Planet Underground - Learn the latest about equipment and technology from the people you trust most…your peers. Demos to cover topics including utility locating, vacuum excavation, directional drilling, sewer inspections, and safety best practices.

Show Dates: September 28-30, 2021

Show Hours: 
Tuesday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Kentucky Exposition Center | Louisville, KY
Registration information: Registration now open!
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Acres of Equipment

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The Utility Expo is set to be the biggest ever, with more than 30 acres of new products on display. Exhibits will include the show’s signature hands-on equipment test drives and interactive product demonstrations. See who’s exhibiting.

Registration and Pricing
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Tickets for The Utility Expo 2021 are now available. The standard price to attend is $79. The earlier you register, the more you save. 

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With a convenient airport and world-class hotels and entertainment, Louisville offers a great experience for visitors to the show. The Utility Expo attendees can take advantage of special offers and discounts from the city’s most popular sites, including retail shops, restaurants, and attractions.

Who's Attending
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Utilities & utility contractors in electric transmission and distribution, telecom, natural gas transmission and distribution, vegetation management, water, and wastewater.

  FRequently Asked Questions


Your health and safety are our top priorities. We will continue to follow the guidelines of the CDC, the State of Kentucky and KEC to ensure a safe experience for all show participants. We are prepared to implement new COVID-19 guidelines and protocols as required at the time of the show, September 28-30, 2021. View full health & safety commitment.

COVID-19 Testing 

The Utility Expo has partnered with Wild Health to provide free COVID-19 rapid PCR testing to any attendee or exhibitor who wishes to be tested prior to traveling home. Rapid PCR tests give results in under 24 hours. Testing will be available during all show hours in room C101 in the South Lobby.

The badge price is $79 and several discounts will be offered throughout registration.

Your show badge grants you access to all areas of the tradeshow floor including The Jobsite, presented by Planet Underground. You can purchase educational sessions for an additional cost.

You can pick up your show badge at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport or when you arrive at the show.

Airport: Save time before the show and pick-up your badge near baggage claim E, next to the Alamo rental car counter.

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    Airport  10am - 10pm  10am - 10pm  10am - 10pm

    At the show: Choose from three locations on-site to pick up your badge: North Lobby, Lot K, or Lot E.

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    North Lobby (inside)  8am - 3pm  8am - 5pm  8am - 5pm  7am - 5pm  7am - 5pm  8am - 3pm
     Lot K (outside)  N/A  N/A  8am - 12pm  8am - 12pm  N/A  N/A
    Lot E (outside)  N/A  N/A  8am - 12pm  8am - 12pm  N/A  N/A

Hotel rooms are now available! Visit our Hotel & Travel Information page. 

Field Classrooms are $129 each and on-demand education is $79 for all sessions. Visit our Education page for more information.

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