Benchmarking Schedule

The benchmarking schedule is designed to allow participants to input their data and review it thru various draft report cycles. This assures that the overall quality of the benchmarking report is maintained.

Standing Meetings

Steering Committee meetings – second Tuesday at 11:00am ET / 8:00am PT (January to September)

Online Practices and Networking meetings – fourth Wednesday at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT (most months, see topics and details)

The 2021 IFMA Utilities Council Benchmarking Program Milestones

Date Activity
WUG (Eastern Utility Group) meeting – none in 2021
EUG (Western Utility Group) meeting – none in 2021
Apr 1 Website open for data submittal
Apr 20 Getting Started Webinar: Data Input & Survey Clarifications
12:00 pm EDT / 9:00 am PDT
Apr – Jul Input preliminary data
May 11-12 UC Spring Meeting (virtual)
Jul 2 Preliminary data submittal due for draft report
Jul 26 Draft report available (with update every other Monday)
Jul – Sep Input data revisions
Jul / Aug WUG (Eastern Utility Group) meeting – TBD if one in 2021
Jul / Aug EUG (Western Utility Group) meeting – TBD if one in 2021
Oct 1 Final data submittal due
Oct 17-18 UC Fall Meeting (based on IFMA WWP, dates subject to change if virtual)
Oct 22 Complete final data adjustments and corrections
Nov 1 Final report available
Nov 9 Report Review Webinar
11:00 am EST / 8:00 am PST