About the NEC

National Ethanol Conference (NEC)


The National Ethanol Conference (NEC) is the most widely attended executive-level conference for the ethanol industry. Past events have welcomed industry leaders from across the United States and 20 countries. Since 1996, the Renewable Fuels Association’s NEC has been recognized as the ethanol conference for the latest, timely information on marketing, legislative and regulatory issues facing the industry. With numerous networking opportunities, more business meetings are conducted and contacts made at this conference than at any other ethanol conference

Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

Build key industry relationships.

Government Policies

Government Policies

Learn the latest information on issues affecting the industry to be prepared.

Business Development

Business Development

Conduct business with high-value domestic and international industry customers and clients.


Top Reasons to Attend NEC:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Business development
  • Learn more about government policies
  • Learn more about ethanol markets and distribution
  • Gain general information on ethanol

Who should attend:

  • Ethanol Producers and Marketers

  • Finance and Banking Executives

  • Traders and Brokers

  • Carbon Capture Executives

  • Leaders in Sustainable Aviation Fuels and New Ethanol Uses 

  • Risk Managers

  • Fuel Marketers and Blenders

  • Transportation and Terminal Executives

  • Consumer and Environmental Advocates

  • Policymakers and Regulators

  • Ethanol Industry Suppliers

  • Gasoline Suppliers and Retailers

  • Petroleum Industry Representatives

  • Academics and Researchers

  • Consultants