Region 05


Region 5 Events

East River Electric Power Cooperative is pleased to host the 37th annual combined Microwave Interconnected Companies / Microwave Users Group and Utilities Technology Council Region 5 Conference. Early registration will be Monday, October 1, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm, and the conference will begin with an optional training session at 3pm on Monday. This event will take place at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center, 3200 W Maple St, Sioux Falls, SD 5 7107.

Online registration is now available for utilities, vendors, and UTC staff. Fees for utilities are $175 per person for each of MIC/MUG and UTC Region 5 sessions, and Vendors fees are $200 per person for the combined conference sessions plus $350 for an exhibit booth. Included with all conference registrations is the Tuesday evening social event at Hunters Pointe Shooting Complex and the Wednesday evening social Gaming Night.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center. Individual room reservations can be made by calling (605) 336-0650. Please mention you are with the MIC/MUG/UTC Region 5 Conference. The room rate is $94.99 plus tax per night for a standard room. The block of rooms will be held until September 1, 2018 on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Date: Oct. 1-4, 2018
  • Location: Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel
    3200 W Maple Street. Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57107
  • Phone: 605-336-0650
  • Things to do in Sioux Falls, SD
To book your hotel room at UTC Group Rates contact the hotel directly.

Registration & Exhibitor

  •  Information is available by contacting Paul Lambert via email or phone at 605-256-8021


  • Utilities are $175 per person for each MIC/MUG and UTC Region 5 sessions.
  • Vendors are $200 per person for the combined conference sessions plus $350 for an exhibit booth.

Sponsorship Opportunties

Sponsorship gives your company exposure and provides a clear platform to leave a lasting impression. UTC is committed to providing you with the support you need for success. Contact Paul Lambert at to discuss your sponsorship options or with questions about the event.

To become a UTC Associate Member, contact Karnel Thomas.

About Region 5

Region 5 now includes the Canadian Provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba & parts of Ontario!

And continues to serve the states of:

  • Minnesota
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin
  • Manitoba
  • Saskatchewan

Have any questions or interested in hearing more how UTC can play a role in your company?  Contact our Region 5 officers:

UTC Region 5 Officers:

Past Meetings and Events

Region 5 Technical Meeting and Microwave Interconnected Companies/Microwave Users Group

Basin Electric Power Cooperative was pleased to host the 36th annual combined   Microwave Interconnected Companies / Microwave Users Group Utilities Telecom Council Region 5 Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota on April 18-21, 2017.