2017 Business Symposium

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Energy Savings Made Easy

Ameren Illinois business customers have saved over $350 million and counting through our energy efficiency programs. Join us at the FREE 2017 Ameren Illinois Business Symposium to learn how your company or organization can save on energy-efficient lighting, heating, cooling and more. At this 8th annual event, you’ll:


  • Discover the best technologies and strategies to reduce electric and gas use

  • Learn about cash incentives for energy-saving projects

  • Attend breakouts sessions that cover various energy efficiency

  • Earn Continuing Education Units

  • Meet trusted Program Allies

You’ll also receive a 15% bonus coupon potentially worth thousands in additional incentive dollars.

Note: The Business Symposium is open to Ameren Illinois non-residential customers only.


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When & Where

Wednesday, June 7, 2017  |  8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
* Registration, Breakfast, & Exhibitor Viewing starts at 7:30 a.m.

Crowne Plaza Springfield
3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

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Keynote Speaker

Mark JewellMark Jewell
Co-founder of Selling Energy
and best-selling author

Mark Jewell is an internationally recognized subject matter expert, coach, speaker, and Wall Street Journal best-selling author focused on overcoming barriers to implementing energy efficiency projects. For each of the last two years, he received the prestigious Stevie® Award for “Sales Training or Education Leader of the Year.”

His experience includes over 30 years in commercial real estate, 20 years in energy efficiency, and 40 years as an entrepreneur.

Over the last two decades, he has influenced energy efficiency decisions in more than three billion square feet of North American real estate. Mark received his B.S. in economics from The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Our Symposium schedule provides you with the opportunity to attend in-depth breakout sessions and time to interact with Ameren Illinois program staff and our trusted network of Program Allies. Make the most of your day by attending those breakout sessions that would be most applicable to your organization and the most interesting to you.

Breakfast and lunch are complimentary with your registration.


7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration, Breakfast, & Exhibitor Viewing
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Welcome, Keynote Address, & Prize Giveaways
9:30 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
9:35 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
Breakout Sessions 1

- How to Get Started with the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Programs
- The Impact of Illinois' Energy Efficiency Legislation
- Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit
10:25 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
Break, Snacks & Exhibitor Viewing
10:55 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Breakout Sessions 2

- Large Customer Testimonials Panel
- Small/Medium Customer Testimonials Panel
- How to Leverage the Staffing Grant
11:45 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
11:55 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions 3

- Incentives and Resources for Small Customers
- Advanced Lighting Controls
- Energy-Efficient Technologies for Large Facilities
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch, Prize Giveaways & Exhibitor Viewing

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Ameren Illinois' energy efficiency programs provide cash incentives to increase the efficiency of lighting, refrigeration, motors, HVAC, and more — plus custom incentives for the project of your choice. In addition, we provide you with a number of other resources for making sound investments in energy-efficient technologies.

Learn about incentives by business or equipment type »
Read case studies from other Illinois businesses »
View our archive of helpful how-to videos and past webinars »

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