EMC21 Founding Sponsors

EMC21 Overall Sponsors

EMC21 will be hosted in Houston Texas, March 18-19 2024. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Please check back to see updated agendas, speaker information and more.

More Information coming soon

11:30am – 7:30pm – Registration

12:00pm – 12:30pm Pre-Conference Session #1 – Topic TBD – Sponsored by 

12:35pm – 1:05pm Pre-Conference Session #2 – “Efforts to bring Energy Choice to Louisiana, Austin, Lovett, California and Arizona”

1:10pm – 1:40pm Pre-Conference Session #3 – Topic TBD – Sponsored by 

1:45pm – 2:15pm Pre-Conference Session #4 – Available

2:20pm – 3:05pm Pre-Conference Session #5 – Available

3:10pm – 3:40pm Pre-Conference Session #6 – Available

3:45pm – 4:15pm Pre-Conference Session #7 – Available

4:20pm – 4:50pm Pre-Conference Session #8 – Available

4:55pm – 5:25pm Pre-Conference Session #9– Available

5:30pm – 6:00pm Pre-Conference Session #10 – Available

6:00pm – 7:00pm – Welcome Reception 

Keynote: Announcement Coming Soon

Executive Talk: Announcement Coming Soon

7:00am – Registration

7:30am – Networking Breakfast

8:45am – 9:00am – Welcome Address by Jack Doueck, Chairman

9:00am – 9:30am – Keynote Address

9:30 – 10:15am Panel 1: “Navigating the Currents: Risk Mitigation Strategies in Energy Trading” –
Sponsored by Customized Energy Solutions

10:15am – 10:30am – Networking Morning Break

10:30 – 11:15am Panel 2: “How to Score a Touchdown When They Keep Moving the Goal Posts!” – Dealing with regulatory and compliance issues in a volatile world
Sponsored by CAPCO

11:15am – 12:15pm FASTBALL COMPETITION

12:15pm – 1:15pm LUNCH

1:15pm – 1:30pm Competitive Energy Supplier of the Year Award – Sponsored by Cinch Home Services

1:30pm – 2:15pm Panel 4: “Sustainability Challenges for Large Consumers” – Sponsored by Available

2:15pm – 3:15pm Networking Afternoon Break

3:15pm – 4:00pm Panel 5: “The Energy Transition: Community Solar, EVs, BMS, Carbon Offsets and More!” – Sponsored by Available

4:00pm – 5:00pm Panel 6: CEO Round Table: “Mitigating Risk and Growing Top Line in Retail Energy”
Sponsored by


5:15pm – 6:15pm Closing Reception

EMC21 Keynote Speaker

EMC21 Keynote Speaker Information Coming Soon

Sponsorship Opprotunities Availabale

What our Attendees are Saying

I was so impressed with the attendance and quality of speakers/session content. We look forward to growing our partnership with EMC and being a resource for EMC participants on state legislation/regulations and how to advocate for retail energy markets.

Abby Foster, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy


#EMC has been the cornerstone of our Sales and Marketing efforts enabling us to reach a highly targeted gathering of influential Retail Energy Professionals (#REP). Definitely a “Go To” event for us!

Dan Sullivan, CEO

eiQ Digital

“We had an awesome experience at #EMC in Houston!”

John Negus

Sr Consultant, DNV

“I was so thrilled to be back at EMC in Houston to support our partners and our energy clients.  The event always brings great people together, but the pre-conference panels really energized everyone and the conference sessions packed the house.  Hands down one of the best events of the year.”

Mark Wilkinson, SVP Products and Utility Solutions

Ibex Digital

“What a great conference! As a startup exec in the clean energy space, it was a perfect opportunity to hear from and network with everyone we’d want to partner with. Thanks for making it happen! Looking forward to the next one.”

Scott Rosenberg, Co-Founder


Thanks again for everything, and congrats on running another successful EMC event in Houston.

JP Campione, Head of Marketing

Rhythm Energy

“Thanks for putting on another great EMC!

Paul Keene, CEO

Tomorrow Energy

“Thank you for everything. That was a fantastic event, and you and your team crushed it!”

Brad Luna, COO,

Spinakr Solutions

EMC19 was awesome! Congrats on a job well done by the EMC team! We are looking forward to the next Energy Marketing Conference!

Tiffany Dugar Hatchett Executive Director

JP Morgan Chase

EMC19 was a fantastic conference – our team loved the energy levels during the panels, which were both practical and interactive. We look forward to seeing everyone again in NYC for EMC20!

Rob Potosky, Esquire


“EMC provides the absolute best opportunity to reach out to industry pros…”

Dave Swan, CEO

Loyalty Solutions, an Optimus Company

“I thought EMC18 in NYC was great last week! It was good to see everyone in person again.”

Matt White, EVP


“Just wanted to drop a line to say thanks and congrats on yet another hugely successful EMC.  I found the event extremely valuable and enjoyed all the sessions.”

Vincent Palmeri, CEO

SustainEnergy, LLC

“I have attended every single Energy Marketing Conference since EMC1 (NYC 2014) and I thoroughly enjoyed every event. It has been great to see the evolution of the conferences. On behalf of the retail energy industry I thank Jack and Larry for running these events and providing us incredibly invaluable opportunities for networking, learning and growth!”

Summer Hilfers

Cyber Group

“Congratulations on a fantastic conference! A very impressive result!” 

Michael Kagan

Concentric Energy Advisors 

“I think the conference has really exceeded expectations, and your team has done a fantastic job.”

Michael Gruin

Stevens & Lee

“Very nice conference today. You got great attendance and a really good variety of panelists. Many thanks…” 

Heather Farber

NRG Residential Solutions

GREAT WORK JACK. It was really, really good.  Congrats.

Karthik Rajan

Lucrae Energy

“WELL DONE. You pulled it off. Amazing.”

Tony Frenzel

Earth Etch
“The Energy Marketing Conference is the GOLD STANDARD conference in our industry.  Count me in as a participant!”
David Visneau
CCO, Shell Energy Solutions

EMC21 Panel Discussions

Panel 1

Navigating the Currents: Risk Mitigation Strategies in Energy Trading

In the ever-evolving landscape of the energy sector, risk mitigation stands as the keystone for sustainable growth and stability. The “Navigating the Currents” panel brings together leading experts in energy procurement, hedging and trading to delve into surviving market volatility. This session will explore the latest methodologies in identifying, assessing, and managing the multifaceted risks inherent in the trading of natural gas and power.   

Panelists will discuss advanced analytical tools and risk assessment models that forecast market movements and help shield their operations from potential disruptions and losses. Discussions will extend to risk management strategies and tactics, from the utilization of derivatives and hedging to innovative insurance products to maximize market opportunities and provide a blueprint for attendees to understand how leading firms navigate inevitable market uncertainties.

As the energy market continues to integrate renewable sources and digital technologies, the panel will also provide a forward-looking perspective on the impact of these shifts on risk profiles and trading strategies. Attendees will leave with a comprehensive understanding of how to turn risk management into a competitive advantage. 

Join us for an illuminating discussion that promises to empower energy professionals with the knowledge and tools to master the art of risk mitigation.

Sponsore by
Customized Energy Solutions

Panel 2

“How to Score a Touchdown When They Keep Moving the Goal Posts!” - Dealing with regulatory and compliance issues in a volatile world

The competitive energy industry is characterized by constant regulatory shifts.  How does the retail energy supplier keep up with all the complexities of compliance within a seemingly unpredictable regulatory environment? Our panel of experts, with many years of experience in navigating regulatory affairs, will discuss proactive strategies to stay ahead in the game. They will offer insights into understanding the undercurrents that drive regulatory changes and how to anticipate and respond to these shifts effectively.   

Panelists will share case studies highlighting successful navigation through major regulatory overhauls and offer practical advice on building flexible compliance frameworks that can withstand the pressures of a volatile world.

Attendees will gain a comprehensive playbook of best practices and innovative approaches to ensure they not only meet the current regulatory standards but are also prepared to adapt to future changes. This panel is a must-attend for professionals looking to turn regulatory challenges into a competitive advantage.

Join us for a dynamic conversation that promises to transform your approach to regulation and compliance, ensuring your team can always score, no matter where the goalposts are moved to!

Sponsore by

Panel 3


Panel 4

“Sustainability Challenges for Large Consumers”

As the world gravitates towards a greener economy, large energy consumers face a unique set of sustainability challenges. Our panel, “Green Giants: Addressing Sustainability in High-Demand Sectors,” brings together industry leaders, environmental strategists, and policy experts to dissect these challenges and forge pathways toward sustainable consumption.

This session aims to spotlight the innovative strategies that large-scale energy consumers are implementing to reduce their carbon footprint, enhance energy efficiency, and integrate renewable energy sources. Panelists will discuss the pressures of environmental regulations, societal expectations, and economic realities while emphasizing the importance of sustainability in corporate governance.

Key discussions will revolve around balancing operational demands with sustainable practices, investing in green technology, and navigating the transition towards a circular economy. The panel will also explore the role of cross-sector collaboration in driving sustainability, the impact of data analytics in measuring and managing energy use, and the financial mechanisms that support sustainable investments.

Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of the sustainability landscape for large energy consumers, including actionable insights into risk management, compliance with emerging green standards, and the pursuit of innovation for environmental stewardship.

This panel is an essential convergence of thought leaders and change-makers who are shaping the future of energy consumption. It is a clarion call to action for all large energy consumers committed to making sustainability not just a goal, but a reality.

Panel 5

“The Energy Transition: Community Solar, EVs, BMS, Carbon Offsets and More!”

The journey towards a sustainable future is multifaceted, involving innovative technologies and collaborative initiatives. “Shaping the Future” is a panel discussion that brings to the forefront the pivotal components of the energy transition: community solar projects, electric vehicles (EVs), building management systems (BMS), and carbon offset mechanisms.

This session is curated to provide a holistic view of the energy landscape as it pivots to sustainability. Our panel of experts will explore how community solar initiatives are democratizing access to clean energy and the role of EVs in reducing transportation emissions. We will delve into the significance of BMS in optimizing energy efficiency in buildings, a critical aspect given the urban expansion and the rise in smart city infrastructures.

Furthermore, the panel will unravel the complexities of carbon offsetting—its current impact and potential—as businesses and individuals alike seek to balance their carbon footprints. Discussions will cover the latest policies, technological advancements, market trends, and the economic implications of the energy transition.

Attendees will engage with success stories, participate in thought-provoking discussions, and explore the synergies between different sectors driving the energy transition. The panel aims to equip participants with insights into scalable solutions, policy frameworks, and collaborative models that can accelerate the path to a low-carbon economy.

Join us for an insightful session that promises to illuminate the multifaceted strategies of the energy transition, fostering a dialogue that is as diverse as it is deep, and as informative as it is inspiring.

Panel 6

CEO Round Table: “Mitigating Risk and Growing Top Line in Retail Energy”

In an industry characterized by rapid change and increasing complexity, the dual objectives of risk mitigation and revenue growth remain paramount. Our CEO Round Table will feature visionary leaders in the competitive energy space who will share their focused strategies balancing the scales between growth, profitability and risk.

This session will draw on the unique perspectives of CEOs who have successfully navigated the volatile waters of retail energy. Together, they will unpack the art and science of growing the top line in a market where consumer demands, regulatory environments, and competitive landscapes are in constant flux.

Our panelists will share insights into crafting resilient business models that absorb shocks and seize opportunities, from diversifying product offerings to innovative customer engagement techniques. They will discuss the importance of agile decision-making frameworks, sophisticated risk assessment tools, and the integration of sustainable practices into core business strategies.

This CEO Round Table is a convergence of thought leadership, offering a rare glimpse into the strategic mindsets driving the future of retail energy. Attendees can expect to walk away with a nuanced understanding of risk management, growth strategies, and the leadership acumen required to thrive in today’s dynamic energy marketplace.

Sponsore by
Firefly Energy Solutions

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