The Mid-America Regulatory Conference (MARC) represents an association of regional organizations of utility and energy regulatory agencies from 14 states that include: Arkansas, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Since 1958, MARC has sponsored an annual meeting and conference of Commissioners and staff from member state agencies, as well as representatives of regulated industries and the public at large, to share ideas and discuss regulatory and policy issues affecting their states, region and the nation.

MARC 2019 Annual Meeting

Des Moines, Iowa August 11-14, 2019

Hilton Des Moines Downtown

435 Park St. Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Registration now open!

Check out the latest AGENDA!

Thank you to our MARC 2019 Sponsors!


Government Attendee

Non-Government Attendee

Standard Registration $625  $675

Guest Registration:

Guest registration includes: breakfast, entrance to receptions, and guest activities (including the Iowa Cubs game, Blank Park Zoo, Science Center, State Capitol tour, and the Iowa State Fair).  Guest registration does not include attendance of the general sessions, concurrent sessions or lunch.

Youth (ages 2-17)


Adult (ages 18 & up)