Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit FAQ’s

What is this event?

The 2021 Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit is a chance for anyone interested to learn first-hand about what to expect from the energy industry from the experts themselves. Last year’s summit was a virtual event, but this year’s event will be in person. Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway is the host of the summit. Danny Fletcher is the Summit Chair and Emcee.

How do I register?  Please email Alexia Long at or call the Carlsbad NM, Mayor’s Office at (575) 887-1191 to let us know you are coming.Your RSVP helps us know how many people to expect at the event.

What is the cost?

The event is free, thanks to our sponsors. Please visit our Sponsor page for more information. Note: We are still accepting sponsors as of Oct. 1, 2021, but may not be able to include new sponsors in all advertisements. Sponsorship takes place though the Carlsbad Community Foundation.

When/Where is the Event?

This year’s Energy Summit will be from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Oct. 21. Lunch (a steak with sides) will be provided and a light breakfast will be available. The summit will take place at the Walter Gerrells Exhibition Center (4012 National Parks Hwy), which is behind the Auditorium.

What’s on the agenda for this year’s summit?

Please visit our Speaker Page for bios of all of our speakers. Mr. Dorsett will speak at noon.

What else is taking place at the summit?

We have a number of vendors (sponsors and nonprofits) who will set up at the event. There will be giveaways and drawings provided by our vendors. If you are looking for more activities and scenic locations to visit in Carlsbad, please visit

What hotels do you recommend? Candlewood Suites is a sponsor of this year’s energy summit, as are the LaQuinta and the Fairfield Inn. Discounts are being offered. For more information:

Candlewood Suites (575) 941-3711

Fairfield: (575) 887-8000, La Quinta: (575) 236-1010

Please mention that you are calling about the 2021 Carlsbad Mayor’s Energy Summit.

Other hotel options are available

What COVID-19 Precautions are you implementing?

We will have hand sanitizer and masks available at locations throughout the summit for those who request them. The Summit will also be broadcast through the City of Carlsbad’s Facebook Page and on Vimeo for those who don’t wish to attend in person.

For more information, please email