Sponsors & Exhibitors

Environmental Title Sponsor
Thought Leader Lightning Talk Sponsor

For more than 30 years, Sphera has been committed to creating a safer, more sustainable and productive world by advancing operational excellence. Sphera is the largest global provider of Operational Excellence software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Operational Risk and Product Stewardship. The Chicago-based company serves more than 2,500 customers and over 1 million individual users across 70 countries. Sphera is a portfolio company of Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on the software, industrial technology, financial services and healthcare industries. Learn more at www.spherasolutions.com. Follow Sphera on LinkedIn and Twitter @SpheraSolutions.

Research Sponsor

The Buddy Platform is highly scalable data infrastructure that helps extract the maximum value from city wide sensor and device data, by connecting systems that were never designed to work together. The company also offers a complete and low-cost solution for individual and group building monitoring and verification called Buddy Ohm. Accurately measuring energy and water usage in large commercial buildings, dense residential complexes, and university and government campuses, and exposing that to occupants has shown to change behavior and save money.  Buddy helps turn energy savings into a strategic asset.

Badge & Lanyard Sponsor
Thought Leader Lightning Talk Sponsor

Gensuite® cloud-based IT solutions enable you to achieve your vision for robust and effective business compliance processes and management systems. The result of two decades of systematic innovation and evolution, Gensuite today offers proven product suites for Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) and Sustainability; Quality; Security; Responsible Sourcing, and Product Stewardship. Our 65+ integrated, award-winning Web applications provide comprehensive program support, delivering enterprise operational excellence and risk management. All Gensuite applications share an innovative and patented architecture, with integrated and intuitive interfaces, real-time trending & analytics, and best-in-class Mobile capabilities. Gensuite subscribers are assured of an absolute commitment to and a track record of product & service excellence, with services spanning hosting, maintenance, support, customization, implementation & strategy consulting and continuous product evolution; and an unmatched collaboration and innovation community spanning 120+ global subscriber companies.

IoT Session Sponsor

With a combination of advanced software, consulting and vertical expertise, EcoEnergy provides IoT-enabled outcome-based services for enterprises across various industries. After compiling data from building automation and lighting systems, connected equipment, weather data points, and more, the information is run through a cloud-based energy management platform that helps identify issues and opportunities for improvement. Then the expert analysts at the command center make specific, actionable recommendations to site owners and managers, taking into account the unique needs of various types of buildings and facilities. These recommendations can even be deployed remotely. The results are optimized buildings/facilities, greater energy savings, fewer service calls and enhanced experiences for all occupants. And they’re results that are proven and measurable. It’s a holistic approach that EcoEnergy has perfected across geographies and across industry verticals. For more details on how EcoEnergy can help you, please reach out to us at info@ecoenergy.utc.com

Thought Leader Lightning Talk Sponsor

IGS Solar is a turnkey commercial and residential solar provider that enables organizations to take advantage of solar through a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The solar asset is owned and maintained by IGS Solar, with no financial responsibility for the system necessary on the customer’s part. We make going solar simple and accessible, and serve as a trusted partner to our customers on over $150 million in solar projects across the country. IGS Solar is an affiliate of IGS Energy, one of the largest independently-owned energy retailers in the country.

Leadership & Engagement Track Sponsor


Lucid is a leading provider of cloud-based building management software. Leadership at organizations like Adobe, Google and McKesson rely on Lucid’s data visualization, analytics, and reporting software to (1) control costs associated and optimize portfolio performance, (2) provide insights to inform capital budgets and investments, and (3) easily share information via flexible dashboards and reporting tools.  Visit us at www.lucidconnects.com to learn how over 500 customers representing more than 1.3 Billion square feet of commercial real estate use BuildingOS to increase transparency while saving time and money.

Thought Leader Lightning Talk Sponsor

Pear.ai is a technology company focused on the intersection of artificial intelligence and energy. Pear.ai conceptualized Sam, the virtual energy assistant, to proactively sift through mounds of utility data, consider external factors (weather, regulatory issues, etc.) and immediately elevate critical issues and opportunities to customers’ attention. Sam’s efforts are focused on saving money for customers while providing peace of mind via constant monitoring of enterprise and site-level details and trends to ensure nothing slips through the cracks. Sam learns from customer interaction and adapts communication to suit individual preferences while working 24/7 on customers’ behalf.

EL75/EMT75 Sponsor

Sparkfund powers organizations by providing a new way to access energy systems – a subscription model. We partner with trusted energy providers to deliver the Sparkfund Technology SubscriptionTM. Customers use the technology subscription as a strategy to accelerate adoption of new energy systems across their building portfolios without diverting time or money from core business growth. Sparkfund seeks to create positive change by deploying solutions that make good business sense and are good for the planet. More than 200 medium-sized and enterprise businesses have saved $7 million in annual energy costs and 53,056,514 lb in CO2 emissions. www.sparkfund.com

Lighting Talk Sponsor

The Arbor Day Foundation is a million-member nonprofit conservation and education organization with a mission to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. The Community Canopy program offers the mechanism & strategy to help organizations distribute trees in communities so that the trees can provide the biggest impact. Through this all-inclusive program, we assist our partners with trees and an innovative technology that takes the guesswork out of tree planting on private property. Homeowners get an interactive experience along with a tree, and our program partners get the opportunity to engage, educate and positively impact the communities they serve. Read more about the Foundation and its programs at www.arborday.org.

Session Sponsor

Intelex empowers organizations to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex marketplace while minimizing their negative social, environmental and human impacts. We do this by developing web and mobile applications that streamline and simplify environmental, safety and quality management. Intelex’s software solutions help companies around the world ensure compliance, reduce risk and improve performance.


Future-proof your infrastructure with a cost-effective, next-generation solution in a single device to deploy throughout a building for continuous long-term indoor air quality monitoring. The Airthinx smart sensor technology monitors key indicators of air quality in real time using a single wireless, cloud-connected device with 9 sensors (PM 1,  PM 2.5,  PM 10, CO2, CH2O, VOCs, Temperature, Humidity, Pressure).  This ensures the safest environment & most energy efficient use of systems with access to data anytime anywhere for building managers and employees via a mobile phone or on the web.

CHWMEG is a non-profit trade association representing 790+ member enterprises in the chemical, petroleum, pharmaceutical, utility, printing, electronic, and other manufacturing industries; colleges and universities; and individual government installations. CHWMEG conducts comprehensive reviews of waste vendors, recycling vendors, e-scrap processors, and spent material processors worldwide. CHWMEG assists it members in assessing and minimizing their business risk associated with the management of manufacturing‑related wastes.  A unique cost‑sharing approach leads to significant member savings. Through 2017, CHWMEG has conducted over 4,650 reviews of over 1,650 unique facilities.  Stop by our booth and learn how CHWMEG membership can improve your environmental/waste stewardship program!

CPower creates demand-side energy management strategies for our customers to help them reduce energy costs, generate revenue, meet sustainability goals, and increase grid reliability. Because demand-side energy management is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor, CPower creates customized strategies consisting of the optimal combination of CPowered program and performance solutions, unique to each individual organization. CPower serves leaders in all industries and government organizations. Our customers include “big box” retail, light and heavy manufacturing, commercial real estate, health care, and higher education. Our national teams combine national expertise and local expertise to create strategies that optimize each market’s unique demand response and demand management programs.

Energy Management Collaborative (EMC) provides leading-edge lighting conversion systems and service solutions to a broad range of multinational retail, commercial, industrial and government customers. Since 2003, the company has used its total project management approach, EnergyMAXX, to successfully implement thousands of lighting upgrade projects, saving clients across industries over 4 billion kilowatt-hours of energy. Visit us during ELEMCON in Booth 111. More information is also available at www.emcllc.com.

Exhibitor & Leader Sponsor – Energy Procurement & Distributed Energy

Introducing Enel X, a new global business line within the Enel Group. Enel X, which includes the recently acquired technology and services from global leaders like EnerNOC, Demand Energy, and eMotorWerks, was born to create the new power economy, transforming energy into value for everyone. Enel X partners with enterprises to reduce costs, manage risks, increase sustainability, and maximize the value of the most promising energy technologies such as demand response, electric vehicles, and distributed energy resources, through customized energy management strategies. The Enel X mission is simple: help our customers execute a customized strategy to capitalize on the biggest opportunities and overcome the most pressing challenges in the evolving energy economy. To learn more about the Enel X family please visit: https://www.enelx.com/

EtQ is the leading Quality, EHS, Operational Risk and Compliance management software provider for identifying, mitigating and preventing high-risk events through integration, automation and collaboration. At the core of EtQ’s framework is a compliance management platform that enables organizations to implement best-in-class compliance processes configured to meet their existing processes, create new compliance processes and automate and control their compliance ecosystem. EtQ’s product lineup includes Reliance(TM) for enterprise organizations and Verse Solutions(TM) for small to medium sized businesses. EtQ was founded in 1992 and has main offices located in the U.S. and Europe. To learn more about EtQ and its various product offerings, visit www.etq.com or blog.etq.com.

Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education convenes thinkers and doers from around the globe who are committed to advancing the public interest. Our executive programs—most one week or less—are developed with you in mind and offer the opportunity to step outside of your day-to-day routine to focus on global issues and sustainable solutions. Reach beyond your current knowledge and skills, expand your thinking, strengthen your ability to lead and reenergize your drive to make a difference.


Huco delivers compliance solutions to manage EHS, risk and operational sustainability. We help clients select a solution, design it for their needs, set it up with quality content, and provide them long term support to maintain it. We have been very successful helping a wide variety of clients across the U.S. (O&G, energy, chemical, utilities, transportation & pulp/paper). Providing high quality cost effective solutions with responsive and knowledgeable staff is what we do well.

We focus on creating and delivering performance-based, comprehensive facility and capital improvement projects. Our asset and facilities optimization program provides both short- and long-term financial benefits and always puts your business first. We give you building intelligence and deliver results by assessing and fixing the root cause of immediate problems while addressing energy waste and consumption, providing a prioritized plan to improve facility asset conditions, delivering a best-practices ongoing maintenance plan, training and educating your staff, preparing a financial model that focuses on reusing existing costs, creating more predictable operations cost management for the long term, and monitoring in real-time and regular reporting.

Founded in 1997, RefTec International Systems is an innovative solutions provider and manufacturer of custom commercial purge, pressurization, recovery and reclaim units to be used in the HVAC service industry.  RefTec provides state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing designed to provide its’ customers the solutions to meet their commercial HVAC needs. Whatever your HVAC service needs may be, RefTec has the knowledge and expertise to solve your problems. Our quality and innovation has landed RefTec in over 150 countries. Our energy saving solutions help facilities cut costs by keeping their HVAC systems running at peak efficiency.  Your needs, our knowledge..  Problem Solved.

SiteHawk is the global leader in chemical data management solutions. In an ever-changing EHS landscape, SiteHawk leverages innovative technology, robust content and world-class services to set a higher standard for data and processes. Successful EHS leaders in virtually every industry worldwide utilize our software solutions to maintain compliance, reduce risk, drive product development and make better business decisions. Since 1993, SiteHawk has delivered unparalleled expertise and solutions to create safer, smarter workplaces, products and communities. To put it simply, SiteHawk knows chemical data. To learn more about SiteHawk, visit www.SiteHawk.com or call 877-483-4295.

Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) provides North American and global business leaders, compliance and audit managers, and professionals with comprehensive, up-to-date resources to ensure compliance, and obtain guidance on key regulatory issues. STP’s comprehensive and trusted range of publications is authored by professionals in the fields of environmental, health and safety, transportation, and business practices, standards, and laws. Concise, practical, solution-driven guides help organizations achieve compliance with rules and regulations and practice due diligence, thereby minimizing risk and exposure. STP publications include applicability tables, practical scoresheets, guide notes, case studies, dos and don’ts checklists, question and answer format, and expert interpretive commentary. Our strategic partnerships also provide added functionality in the online environment.

UL EHS Sustainability empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, reduce risk, improve productivity, enhance compliance, and drive measurable business improvement through its EHS, occupational health, supply chain, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility platforms. Its new PURE Platform is a full suite of environment, health, safety, sustainability and supply chain software solutions designed for users who want total connectivity and visibility into the overall safety and sustainability of their organization. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and construction and energy, trust UL.

Urjanet, the global leader in utility data aggregation, simplifies how organizations access and use utility data, enabling them to focus on their business. Our technology collects, processes, and delivers data from over 4,000 electric, natural gas, water, waste, telecom, and cable utilities worldwide. The data we provide can be configured and integrated into any application to support an organization’s exact utility data needs. For more information, visit www.urjanet.com.

VelocityEHS is the leading global EHS software provider. Its award-winning, cloud-based platform and innovative mobile solutions revolutionize how companies recognize and manage operational risk, improve workplace safety and reduce environmental impacts. Named a leader in the Verdantix 2017 Green Quadrant Analysis, and with top scores in the 2017 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Report, over 13,000 customers worldwide across virtually every industry trust VelocityEHS to improve EHS performance and help solve their complex compliance challenges in simple ways. Learn more at www.EHS.com.

Senseware is a full-stack IoT solution of hardware, software and cloud data. Our out-of-the-box smart building solution offers energy consultants, building owners, operators, and facility managers a simple way to integrate, monitor and control building systems from Building Management Systems (BMS) to mechanical and environmental systems. The real-time data that Senseware provides, gives customers a comprehensive view of the building portfolio status anytime and anywhere. Senseware empowers customers to bridge the gap to solutions covering energy conservation, water conservation, indoor air quality monitoring, predictive maintenance, failure detection and more.

Association, Media & Other Sponsors

The Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference 2018 will be held May 15-17, 2018 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center in Denver, CO.