ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Opower (NYSE: OPWR), the global leader in cloud-based software for the utility industry, today announced that over 200 utility leaders and innovators from around the world will gather in Miami, Florida for the company’s 3rd annual user conference, PowerUp. Held March 1-3, PowerUp will feature conversations by utility leaders and industry experts on issues and trends facing the utility sector, as well as updates from Opower leadership on significant innovations in customer engagement technology to support customer care and demand side management.
“My team and I view PowerUp as an important opportunity to connect with peers in our industry and hear how they are achieving success in an increasingly competitive and rapidly transforming business environment,” said Wayne Hudders of Pepco Holdings, Inc. “We value the intimate and engaging setting that cultivates networking and learning. We're looking forward to heading back to PowerUp this year.”
PowerUp will feature presentations and panel discussions by leaders from some of the largest and most innovative utilities around the world, including Exelon, National Grid, Con Ed, E.ON UK, ComEd, and others. Over the three day agenda, attendees will also participate in interactive working sessions with leading thinkers in the sector, and see exclusive demos of the latest updates to Opower’s customer engagement technology platform.
“Opower has had the privilege of partnering with the industry’s best and brightest to help transform the way utilities engage with their customers, and PowerUp is the one time each year that we get to convene our clients’ collective wisdom and reflect on their best strategies and innovations,” said Opower CEO Dan Yates. “There's no better forum for the industry to discuss how to position ourselves for success in 2016 and beyond.”
Guest keynote speakers include:
- Jeff Conklin, Senior Director of J.D. Power and Associates, who oversees the firm’s utility customer satisfaction studies and the performance improvement services it provides to the utility industry;
- Shane Snow, Chief Creative Officer of Contently Marketing and best-selling author of Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success;
- Rob Swan, TED speaker, first person in history to walk to both the North and South poles and founder of sustainability leadership training organization 2041.
PowerUp will take place on March 1-3 at the 1 Hotel in Miami’s South Beach. To learn more about the conference, please visit powerup.opower.com
Opower (NYSE: OPWR) is an enterprise software company that helps utilities elevate the customer experience. Energy providers use Opower's customer engagement platform to deliver proactive, digital communications that raise customer satisfaction, manage energy demand, and lower service costs. Opower's software is deployed to more than 95 utilities worldwide and reaches more than 50 million homes and businesses. For more information, please visit www.opower.com and follow us on Twitter at @Opower.
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