10 Apr Energy Marketing Conferences announced the winners of the “2018 Retail Energy Provider of the Year Award”, the “2018 Most Innovative Marketer Award” and the “2018 Vendor of the Year Award”
Energy Marketing Conferences announced the winners of the “2018 Retail Energy Provider of the Year Award”, the “2018 Most Innovative Marketer Award” and the “2018 Vendor of the Year…Tuesday, April 9th 2019, 6:25 PM EDTEnergy Marketing Conferences announced the winners of the “2018 Retail Energy Provider of the Year Award”, the “2018 Most Innovative Marketer Award” and the “2018 Vendor of the Year Award”.
The three awards were presented at its eleventh semi-annual Retail Energy Marketing Conference held at the Houston Hyatt Regency Downtown in Houston, Texas on April 2nd 2019.
The Energy Marketing Conference featured a sell-out crowd of more than 600 attendees, 45 sponsors, a sold-out exhibit hall packed with 50 of the best exhibitors, more than 50 well-known industry professionals speaking on six interactive panels, ten executive workshops, a networking breakfast, luncheon and reception with live music.
The conference was the largest gathering of retail energy professionals in North America ever.
The panels included: “Successful Channel Partnerships”; “Show me the Money: How Distributed Resources make everyone more profitable”, New Competitive Markets: Foreign and Domestic”, Blockchain and Other Emerging Technologies in Retail Energy”, and the CEO Round Table focused on growth, expansion and overcoming obstacles that are in the way.
Sponsored by LED Plus USA and TrustedTPV, the nominees for the 2018 Most Innovative Marketer Award were: Agway, Direct Energy, Eligo Energy, Engie, Griddy, Just Energy, and NRG. And the winner was Griddy. Emily Cipes accepted the award on behalf of the company.
“The nominees for the Most Innovative Marketer Award were all extremely creative, but the industry selected Griddy for its overall value proposition for customers. They clearly broke the mold,” said Larry Leikin, Co-Founder of EMC and CEO of TrustedTPV.
Sponsored by Arise Digital Marketing, the nominees for the 2018 REP of the Year Award were: Constellation, Eligo Energy, Engie, Just Energy, NRG, Shell and Tomorrow Energy. The winner was NRG and all its brands. Kelly Fay accepted the award.
“The seven nominees for the REP of the Year Award are all leaders in the field, but NRG has proven again that their portfolio of brands led the retail energy industry across the board in so many categories,” said Jack Doueck, Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Capital, LED Plus and Energy Marketing Conferences, LLC.
Sponsored by Crius Energy, the nominees for the 2018 Vendor of the Year Award were: EC Infosystems, energy Services Group, Feller Law Group, Powwr, the Retail Energy Supply Association, Shell Energy, TrustedTPV, and Znalytics. The winner was RESA – the Retail Energy Supply Association.
“The nominees and winners of all three awards were voted on by the industry itself as EMC teamed up ERCG to produce a first-ever industry vote on the awards,” said Doueck.“This was a democratic process and Larry and I wish congratulations to all the nominees on a great 2018”.
The next Energy Marketing Conference takes place on September 12th at the Midtown Hilton Hotel in New York City.