TEPA Illinois Conference-September 23rd, 2021

Event Details

Date: September 23, 2021

Start time: 10:00 a.m.

End time: 07:00 p.m.

Venue: Kimpton Hotel Gray

Coordinates: 122 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: 312.750.9012

Email: shannon@tepausa.org


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Event Information

We are excited to announce the return of in person TEPA events. Please review all the details below before attempting to register and if you have any questions feel free to reach out to events@tepausa.org.


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Wednesday 9/22-Wrigley Field Rooftop Experience Cubs v. Twins 6:40 PM

Broker Only Welcome Event Sponsored by SmartestEnergy.  You will need your event registration number to complete the form so please first register for the conference and then click here to reserve your spot at the welcome event: Welcome Event Registration Form

Thursday 9/23- TEPA Illinois Conference Powered By MP2 Energy, A Shell North America Subsidiary

10:30 AM – Check In & Late Registration

10:45 AM – Open & Welcome Remarks

  • Emcee – Aaron Cook: Partner, TimePiece PR
  • Welcome – David Wiers: Pres., TEPA Illinois
  • Platinum Sponsor Message – Jeremy Gonser: V.P. of Sales, MP2 Energy

11:15 AM – Panel Discussion: The Future of Broker & Supplier Relationship

  • Moderator – Stephen King: Sr. V.P. of Global Sales and Initiatives, POWWR
  • Andy Cormie: CEO, Smartest Energy
  • Ira Holtzman: Managing Partner, Lower Electric
  • Matthew Stasium: Dir. of Strategic Relationships, Atlas Retail Energy
  • John Valdetero: Chief Sales Officer, WP&G Holdings dba Mega Energy

12:00 PM – Lunch 

  • Sponsored by NRG

1:00 PM – NRG Sponsor Remarks

  • Jim Connolly: V.P. and General Manager, NRG Business West Region

1:15 PM – Market Update

  • Mark Pruitt: Principal, The Power Bureau

2:00 PM – Legislative Panel: The Road to 2050 in Illinois

  • Moderator – Steven Morrill: Partner, Morrill and Fiedler, TEPA Legislative Consultant
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2:45 PM – Afternoon Break 

  • Sponsored by Silver Level Partner: Energy Harbor

3:15 PM – Phil O’Connor Thought Leadership Update

  • Richard Spilky: Principal, Constellation presenting on behalf of RESA 

4:00 PM – The Grid of the Future: How Will Technology Transform Energy?

  • Moderator – Jason Beck: V.P, of Sales, Enerex
  • Steve Campbell: President, Mantis Innovation
  • Chris LeVeck: President, Facility Innovations
  • Mark Tomasovic: Associate, Energize Ventures

5:00 PM – Closing Remarks & Networking Happy Hour

  • Sponsored by Freepoint Energy Solutions

Hotel Accomodations

The Kimpton Gray
122 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60603
877.771.7031 and ask for block by name or block code: N2D

TEPA Room Block at Kimpton Gray

**Pre-registration is HIGHLY encouraged and late registration will only be available space permitting.

Registration Rates Dates Rates  Members Non-Members
Early Bird Pricing 8/6-8/31 $259.00
Regular Pricing 09/01-9/17 $329.00
          Non-Member Pricing $499.00
On Site Late Pricing $499.00 $499.00 $699.00

Livestream Option Now Available: $49 for members, $99 for non-members.

Liability Waiver

Click here to view and print the 2021 TEPA Events Liability Waiver