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SmartEnergy IP President to Give Keynote Address at Ireland Energy Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 2, 2017 — SmartEnergy IP president and founder Juliet Shavit has been selected to deliver a keynote address at a major upcoming energy conference hosted by The Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) in Dublin, Ireland.

The conference, titled “Creating a Brighter Future: The Pivot Towards the Consumer,” will be hosted in collaboration with ESB, Ireland’s largest utility.

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SmartEnergy IP™ Nationwide Report Concludes that Consumers Want Utilities to Be More Innovative and Expand into Home

PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 24th, 2016 — SmartEnergy IP™, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced today the publishing of its newest research report, Developing a Roadmap for the Utility of the Future. From the 1,500 customers surveyed across the U.S., it was telling that while nearly half of Americans do not think their utility companies are innovative, they want them to be.

Currently, almost 40 percent of consumers currently do not think their utilities are "innovative," but there is a growing appetite for them to expand their technologies to help automate savings and offer more in-home smart energy products and services, the report’s survey findings show.

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Smart Home to be Key Feature at the 2016 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium

The Symposium Will Take Place on September 29th in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 23rd, 2016 — SmartEnergy IP™, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced today that next week's Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium will feature an onsite interactive smart home exhibit. The Symposium is taking place on September 29, 2016 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA.

The Symposium brings together professionals, community leaders, regulators, and stakeholders in the energy and utility industries to discuss best practices for engaging customers in Smart Grid programs. The smart home will feature smart appliances and applications that stretch the imagination of services offered by the utility, as well as potential new goals for the next-generation customer experience.

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The 2016 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium to Take Place on September 29, 2016 in Philadelphia

Event to Focus on the Evolving Utility-Customer Relationship and the Utility of the Future

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The sixth annual Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is set to take place on September 29, 2016 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. The event is presented by SmartEnergy IP™ and hosted by PECO. Event registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m.

The event focuses on customer education and engagement around smart grid deployments. Utilities from across the country will share best practices on working with their communities. Aside from the utilities that are attending, community stakeholders and leaders will share their perspectives on the best ways of engaging customers.

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SmartEnergy IP™ Founder Juliet Shavit featured in TIA 2016 Video Interview about “Smart Cities – From Apps to Infrastructure” panel

So what makes a city smart and what is the role of the IoT in a smart city? These questions plus the fundamental infrastructures that are essential to building a Smart City are addressed by the “Smart Cities – From Apps to Infrastructure” panel participants in this TIA 2016 video interview. The panel was moderated by Juliet Shavit, President and CEO of SmartMark Communications and Founder of SmartEnergy IP™, and panelists included: Amanda Hodges, Global OEM Solutions and IoT Marketing Executive Director at Dell; Michael Zeto, General Manager and Executive Director of Smart Cities at AT&T and Randy Frantz, Director of Telecom Solutions at Esri.

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Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium Set for September 29, 2016, in Philadelphia

Sixth Annual Symposium to Highlight Best Practices in Residential and Commercial Customer Education and Engagement Strategies

PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 25, 2016) – SmartEnergy IP™, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced today that it will host the 2016 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium , in partnership with PECO, on September 29th, 2016, at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA. The Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium is the longest-running, most influential conference of its kind, annually bringing together leaders, regulators, analysts, stakeholders, and solution providers from across the country and throughout the energy and utility industries to discuss and examine the importance of customer experience in smart grid programs.

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2015 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium to Take Place on June 11th in Chicago

Important Smart Grid Event Spotlights Best Practices in Residential and Commercial Customer Education and Engagement

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (February 17, 2015) – SmartEnergy IP™, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced today that it will host the 2015 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium in partnership with ComEd, an Exelon company, on June 11, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Now in its fifth year, the Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium brings together leaders in the energy and utility industries to discuss the increasing importance of the role of the customer in Smart Grid programs. The Symposium will take place at the Chase Tower in Chicago.

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SmartEnergy IP Founder, Juliet Shavit, Tackles Smart Grid Customer Education in Upcoming Issue of Forbes Magazine

2014 Smart Grid Customer Education Award Winners Featured in the May 26th Issue

NEW YORK, NY – May 12, 2014 – SmartEnergy IP™, the leading provider of Smart Grid customer education solutions, announced today that it has produced a special section on Smart Grid customer education that appears in this month’s issue of Forbes magazine. The May 26th Global 2000 issue is out on newsstands this week. The issue follows the highly successful 2014 Smart Grid Customer Education Symposium that took place on April 28th in New York, New York.

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SmartEnergy IP Releases the Smart Grid Customer Education Model™

Leading Smart Grid Consultancy Introduces First-Ever Industry Model for Smart Grid Customer Education

Philadelphia, PA – January 7, 2014 – SmartEnergy IP™, a division of SmartMark Communications, announced today the launch of the first-ever Smart Grid Customer Education Model™ . The model provides a common framework for utilities to educate customers on the benefits of Smart Grid, and encourages close collaboration and communication between IT, metering, and marketing departments within utilities.

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