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Listen to testimonials on why Smart Energy Decisions suite of events
are the most productive way to help you get business done.

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Evaluate emerging technologies.
Build the energy management strategies of the future.
Learn, listen, and connect with empowering peers and suppliers.

Calling All Smart Energy Decision makers

Engage with peers and suppliers at the Innovation Summit in Houston, the energy capital of the world! This unique and proven platform is the ONLY event where you learn, network and conduct business to accomplish your goals. You’ll hear from and network with experienced peers who have successfully implemented renewable strategies, and meet privately with leading suppliers who will share ideas and solutions tailored to your needs.

Educational Grants Available

Qualified executives are eligible for a Smart Energy Decisions Educational Grant that will cover:

OUR UNIQUE FORUM MODEL

CUTTING EDGE CONTENT

Buyers will hear from industry peers who share their experiences in SED’s Exclusive Buyer Keynote Presentations. General sessions on timely topics of interest deliver insights that will accelerate your learning curve and provide examples to follow. All of this at no charge to buyers who qualify for SED’s Educational Grant that covers travel expenses to the Summit.

CREATING PARTNERSHIPS

Meet with qualified leading industry suppliers that have come prepared to discuss specific ideas for your projects and offer solutions to your renewable energy challenges. No other industry meeting or event offers you the opportunity to screen potential renewable energy partners that are prepared to meet your needs and help you succeed. There is simply nothing else like it.

MEMORABLE NETWORKING

The last 18 months have reinforced the incredible value of networking in-person and developing meaningful industry relationships. The unique intimate nature of the Summit provides unparalleled opportunities to do just that during meals, evening receptions, breaks, social activities and after dinner fun. Past attendees attribute some of their most meaningful industry relations to initial conversations and networking at Smart Energy Decisions events.

ACTIONABLE AND INTENTIONAL CONTENT

Based on our Advisory Board's input, below are the topics we will cover at the The Innovation Summit 2022

 

DEMAND RESPONSE

RENEWABLE THERMAL/HYDROGEN

IOT AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT CONNECTED BUILDINGS

PROCUREMENT TRENDS & STRATEGIES

CUSTOMER AND UTILITY RELATIONSHIP

DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES:  STORAGE, FUEL CELL

RESILIENCY

ELECTRIFICATION OF TRANSPORTATION

MICROGRIDS

SCIENCE BASED TARGETS AND NET ZERO

FEATURED SPEAKERS

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BEING A SPONSOR?

The Innovation Summit is unlike any other industry event. It’s an engaging platform where energy and sustainability executives learn, network and do business with leading industry suppliers. It’s a unique and innovative opportunity to engage with buyers to discuss specific project opportunities in a focused and productive manner.

A Uniquely Productive Experience for Suppliers

Study SED’s exclusive Buyer Profiles and Project Plans Report before booking meetings.

Request meetings with buyers with projects that match your capabilities using SED’s proprietary meeting scheduling platform.

Engage in private one-to-one business planning sessions IN PERSON with buyers who have agreed to meet with you to explore opportunities.

TESTIMONIALS

Watch below to hear what others had to say about Smart Energy Decisions forums

Jaime Jankowski

Business Development, AEP Energy

“The research that the Smart Energy Decisions team does helps really focus those discussions and can lead to actionable outcomes for both the buyers and the sellers.”

Emma Cox

Global Renewable Energy Lead, McDonald's

“We all come together and we're all trying to accomplish the same goal.”

Victor Udo

Director of Sustainability, Bucknell University

“Connecting people, my peers and friends and colleagues to (Sustainable Energy) resources is very very important.”