SmartWatt Energy, a leader in commercial direct install energy efficiency program implementation for utilities, will be exhibiting at and sponsoring the Association of Energy Services Professionals’ (AESP) Spring Conference & Expo at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in Portland, OR on May 19-21, 2015.
SmartWatt’s President, Chris Covell, will be presenting with a utility partner on Thursday May 21th at 10:30am. Their presentation, ‘Smart Ideas for Small Business’, focuses on the value of using data collection, tracking, and workflow management to enhance the utility’s relationship with the customer and build a best-in-class small business direct install (SBDI) program.
SmartWatt’s Marketing Manager, Kelsey Cummings will be presenting “Living in a Millennial World, and I am a Millennial Girl” with Kristin Laursen of Michaels Energy at both 11:45am and 4:30pm on Wednesday May 20th. This presentation, first delivered at AESP’s National Conference this past February, will share the results of an extensive survey exploring the generation gap between millennials and non-millennials, address common misconceptions about the millennial generation, and discuss how the energy services industry can best attract and retain this group of skilled, well-educated and creative professionals.Cummings is the Chair of AESP’s Marketing Topic Committee and a member of AESP’s New Professionals Advisory Panel.
Also in attendance on behalf of SmartWatt will be Matt Cinquanti, Vice President of Utility Programs; Danielle Marquis, Marketing Director, an AESP Board Member and the Board’s Vice Chair of Education; Art Olson, Director of Utility Program Business Development and Chair of AESP’s Implementation Topic Committee; Kayla Bellair, Marketing Associate II , a member of AESP’s Marketing Topic Committee and scholarship recipient for this year’s event; and several SmartWatt team members currently implementing a small business direct install program in Oregon. Attendees are encouraged to visit the SmartWatt booth throughout the conference to discuss their capabilities and the strategies they have developed to administer, market and implement their direct install energy efficiency programs throughout the country.
AESP’s Spring Conference & Expo will focus on “Implementation & Technology – the Great EEnablers.” Over 50 speakers will present 25 sessions covering topics like leveraging trade alliances, optimizing the RFP process, and innovative peak-demand focused behavioral pilots. More than 300 utility professionals and industry advisors are expected to attend the three–day conference, which features numerous networking events, best practice discussion and pre- and post-conference training courses.