The Energy Marketing Conference for Retailers
Eighth Semi-Annual Energy Marketing Conference
September 19th, 2017

Date: Tuesday September 19th 2017
Location: Metropolitan West, 639 W 46th Street New York, NY
Event Time: 7:00am – 6:45pm

Holiday Inn Express
Midtown West
538 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036
Comfort Inn
Midtown West
548 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036
Event Schedule

7:00 – Registration.

7:30am – Networking Breakfast – Sponsored by Shell Energy

8:30am – Mini Executive Workshop #1 – Presented by Energy Marketing Conference – “How to Get the Most out of the Energy Marketing Conference”

8:45am – Welcome Address – Larry Leikin and Jack Doueck – Our Theme: “Collaborate, Innovate and Differentiate”

9:00am – Keynote Address – Michael Fallquist

9:30am – Panel #1: Brokers or REPs – Who Has the Advantage? – Sponsored by The Commission Exchange

10:30am – Morning Coffee and Networking Break – Sponsored by Skipping Stone

10:30am – Executive Workshop #2 – Presented by Customized Energy Solutions – “Hot Topics in Renewable Energy Services”

11:15am Fastball Pitcher #1 John Bastian, SmartGrid CIS
11:20am Fastball Pitcher #2 Jack Doueck, LED PLUS
11:25am Fastball Pitcher #3 Steve Downey, Smart Touch Energy
11:30am Fastball Pitcher #4 Nate Kessman, Integrated Energy Console
11:35am Fastball Pitcher #5 Ken Lawlor, GEO Services
11:40am Fastball Pitcher #6 Todd Liebman, TLP Software
11:45am Fastball Pitcher #7 Kris Mill, EC Infosystems
11:50am Fastball Pitcher #8 Michael Parrella, ESCOWARE
11:55am Fastball Pitcher #9 Bruce Shields, Data Communications Management
12:00pm Fastball Pitcher #10 Ted Speers, Entertainment
12:05pm Fastball Pitcher #11 Craig Tropea, Customized Energy Solutions
12:10pm Fastball Pitcher #12 Karl Unterlechner, GeoSales

12:15pm – Networking Luncheon – Sponsored by EC Infosystems

12:30pm – Mini Executive Workshop #3 – Presented by Inventive Problem Solving – “Five Steps to Creating a Profitable and Enduring Brand”

12:45pm – Mini Executive Workshop #4 – Presented by Natara Feller, Esq., Managing Partner of Feller Law Group – “State of the New York Retail Energy Market”

1:00pm – Mini Executive Workshop #5 – Presented by Skipping Stone –  “International Expansion Opportunities”

1:15pm – “The Leadership and Integrity Award” – Presentation Sponsored by PSEG

1:30pm – Panel #2 – Mergers and Acquisitions — How do I sell for the most money? – Sponsored by Stifel

2:30pm – Panel #3 – “Innovative Solutions to the Challenges Facing REPs” – Presented by Macquarie, Innowatts and Vantage

3:00pm – Mini Executive Workshop #6 – Presented by Energy Marketing Conference – “The Newest Technologies in Customer Retention”

3:15pm – Mini Executive Workshop #7  – Presented by GreeneHurlocker -“Common Marketing Pitfalls and How to Avoid them”

3:30pm – Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break – Sponsored by USG&E

3:30pm – Executive Workshop #8 – Presented by Energy Services Group – “Data Visualization: Unlock the value or your data”

4:00 – “EMC Cares: Helping Our Friends in the Great City of Houston”

4:15pm – CEO Roundtable Discussion – Sponsored by Macquarie Group

5:15pm – Networking Reception – Sponsored by Customized Energy Solutions

6:45pm – Program Concludes

Keynote Speaker
Michael Fallquist

Michael Fallquist is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Crius Energy. Mr. Fallquist has extensive experience in the retail energy industry having formerly served as Chief Operating Officer of Commerce Energy and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Viridian Energy.

Beyond the retail energy industry, Mr. Fallquist has held various roles in commodities, finance and consulting including work for the Macquarie Group in Australia and in the United States, Deloitte Consulting and Towers Perrin.

Mr. Fallquist earned an MBA from Cornell University and a B.A. in Economics from Colgate University. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2012 award winner in New York, Cleantech category.

Who Should Attend

CEO’s, CMO’s, COO’s & CFO’s of Retail Energy Suppliers
Managers & Directors of Retail Energy Suppliers
Third Party Vendors
Managers of Utilities
Public Utility Commission Managers
Energy Brokers
Telemarketing Companies
Door to Door Sales Companies
MLM Operators
EDI/Billing Providers
Scheduling/Forecasting Professionals
Energy Finance Experts
Energy Media Professionals
Managers of Energy Associations
Natural Gas Wholesale Suppliers
Power Wholesalers
Power Traders
ISO Professionals
Energy Consultants
Affinity Marketers

Panel Discussions
9:30am – Panel #1: “Brokers or REPs – Who Has the Advantage?” Sponsored by The Commission Exchange

(Moderator Ananda Goswami of ECInfosystems)

-Andrew Barth of Incite Energy, Pres. Of Tepa
-Frank Rosa of ABEST Power
-Wayne Burke of DNE/Link
-Richard Rathvon of Constellation
-Jon Moore of 5
-Prateek Jain of Energy Guru
-Camilo Calvo of Znalytics

1:30pm – Panel #2:  “Mergers and Acquisitions — How do I sell for the most money?”

Sponsored by Stifel

(Moderator Vin Deshpande of Stifel)

-Parker Weil of Stifel
-Abe Grohman of Broker Online Exchange
-Randy Prescott of PSEG
-Neville Ravji of Volterra Energy
-Craig Macinnes of Great American Power and Perigee
-Michael Stein of Genie Retail Energy
-Gabe Phillips of GP Energy Management

2:30pm – Panel #3:  “Innovative Solutions to the Challenges Facing REPs”, presented by Macquarie, Innowatts and Vantage

(Moderator Prashant Mupparapu of Macquarie)
-Shirley Rouse of Innowatts
-Patrick Linden of Atlantic Energy
-Victor Ferreira of Vantage

4:15pm – CEO Roundtable Discussion: Sponsored by MacQuarie Group

(Moderator Stephen Fernands of CES)
-Jay Hellums of Frontier Utilities
-Paul Keene of Sperian Energy
-John Elder of Acclaim Energy
-Mitch Anderson of Source Power and Gas
-Phil Vanhorne of Blue Rock Energy
-Matthew Lanfear of Great Eastern Energy

EMC Award Presentation at the Luncheon
“Leadership and Integrity Award”
  • TBA
Sponsors for EMC New York City September 2017
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Overall Sponsor
Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
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Silver Sponsor
Breakfast Sponsor
Morning Break Sponsor
Lunch Sponsor
Afternoon Break Sponsor
Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Trade Bag Sponsor
Awards Sponsor
App Sponsor
Media Sponsor
Lanyard Sponsor
CEO Roundtable Sponsor
Executive Workshop Sponsor
Panel #1 Sponsor
Panel #2 Sponsor
Meeting Room Sponsor
Live Streaming Sponsor
Exhibitors for EMC New York City September 2017

365 Home Warranty
Advanced TPV
Alpine Energy Systems
Clear Point Energy
Customized Energy Solutions
Data Communications Management Group
EC Infosystems
EMC’s Community Benefits
Energy Services Group
Entertainment Marketing Solutions
ERTH Business Corp
Executive Energy Management
Feller Law Group
Filter Easy
HANSEN Technologies
Intelometry Inc.
Integrated Energy Console

Jasmine Universe
LED Plus
NYS Retail Energy Advocacy Association
Plus Marketing Group
P. R. Quinlan Associates
Save Around
Skipping Stone
TLP Software
Thought Ensemble
Wolters Kluwer