OWA Member Value

Membership to the OWA provides your organization with networking and educational opportunities, business connections, visibility and credibility. OWA Members also receive exclusive discounts on event registrations, exhibit space, advertising, products and other resource materials.


Power of Water Canada Conference and Tradeshow: For over 20 years OWA has hosted what has become the largest hydroelectric conference in Canada. Members gain insights about the latest waterpower technologies and policies. Members also meet key players driving Canada’s waterpower development, share new ideas, and form strategic partnerships that benefit business. Members can learn about products and services from across the waterpower sector through our numerous tradeshow exhibitors. Learn more…


Annual Waterpower Summit: The annual Waterpower Summit brings together leaders who participate in discussions that are top of mind for the industry, ranging from economic recovery to technical adaptations, operational considerations, and solutions to the new supply and demand reality.


Members Only Special Events: Members have the exclusive opportunity to attend OWA networking in person and virtual events such as the annual Hydro and Hops Facility Tours. Connect with OWA members and partners to increase business opportunities and keep informed.



Build your network: The online Members Hub contains the complete OWA member directory, member forum, and member resources. Members receive weekly e-mail updates which contain all pertinent information including OWA advocacy and policy information, business opportunities (e.g. RFPs, tenders) member and industry information, promotion of new members and more.


Gain Knowledge and expertise: Members have access to educational workshops, internal reports, surveys and other publications. In addition OWA hosts the Waterpower Reference Center (WRC), a GIS mapping product featuring existing and potential waterpower sites and informative layers such as a water management plans.