2014 Conference & Expo

April 29 – May 1, 2014: 3rd Annual Heating the Midwest Conference

Following the success of last year’s Heating the Midwest Conference, this year’s event will be held at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin, April 29 – May 1,2014. On April 30, as an added bonus the conference will feature a Biomass Heating Expo.


Accommodations are available for a special conference rate of $89/night (double/queen and king) until April 5, 2014.  To reserve your room please call the hotel direct at 1-920-494-7300 and mention “Heating the Midwest Group Block.”

Conference and Expo Highlights:

  • Pre-conference Tour of Biomass Heating Facilities (April 29)
  • Keynote Presentations focused on a expanding biomass thermal
  • Biomass Heating Expo (indoor and outdoor booths)
  • Breakout Sessions
  • Real Project Presentations
  • Biomass Heating Expo


Conference Flyer

2014 Conference Program

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsorship Opportunities

2014 Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities Available!

Primary Sponsorship Levels:

  • Platinum (2) $7,500
  • Gold (SOLD OUT) $3,500
  • Silver (SOLD OUT) $1,500
  • Bronze (10) $500
  • Booth Exhibitor $750

Other Opportunities:

  • Vendor Reception Sponsor (3) $1,500
  • Lunch Sponsor (1) $1,500
  • Breakfast Sponsor (2) $750
  • Refreshment Break Sponsor (1) $750
  • Industry Tour Sponsor (3) $500

For more information, please download the sponsorship/exhibitor agreement.

Call for Project Presentations

The HTM Conference Planning Committee is developing a breakout session featuring successful biomass thermal projects. We will have opportunities for up to 10 real project presentations of 15-25 minutes. These projects can range from small to large projects, focused on the Midwest. This includes:

  • Residential / Small Commercial (2.0 mmBtu/hr and under)
  • Large Commercial / Institutional / District Heating (2.0 mmBtu/hr and up)
  • Combined Heat and Power, Cooling and Innovative Technologies

This abstract should have the following information:

  • Location, facility type and brief description of thermal energy needs
  • Brief description of biomass system
  • Project capital costs (with a breakout of biomass system)
  • Biomass fuel utilized: type, cost, volume
  • Fuel offset by biomass: type, cost, volume
  • Annual operational savings from biomass system

Discounted or complimentary registration fees will be available for accepted submissions.

You may also mail your ideas to:

HTM Conference & Expo
c/o UMD NRRI – Brashaw
5013 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811-1442

Please send your suggestions today!