ORLANDO, FL – January 11, 2022 – VertexOne, which recently completed the acquisition of EC Infosystems, today announces that its flagship retail energy event, Driving Growth 2022, will take place February 2-4, 2022, in person at the Four Seasons in Orlando, FL. The customer-focused event will bring together leaders in the deregulated retail energy market to share perspectives, discuss industry trends, and learn best practices to drive the industry forward.
“With over 400 retail energy company and utility clients, we know there is a fantastic opportunity to provide a marquee event for our clients. This community offers a depth of expertise and knowledge that demands an event to share and highlight with others,” remarks VertexOne CEO, Andrew Jornod. “While our event in February 2022 will focus primarily on our UtiliBill and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) platforms, we look forward to broadening the scope and audience in future iterations. The industry is undergoing significant change, and we must provide the solutions, insights, and opportunity to our clients to gather, discuss, and plan for the future.”
VertexOne’s Driving Growth will take place February 2-4, 2022 and will feature a powerful opening keynote along with 11 insightful sessions and many opportunities to network with peers. Complete details on the conference agenda, speakers, and registration are available at https://www.vertexone.net/eci-driving-growth. The focus of the event is on moving forward and empowering each organization with tactics for a competitive edge. See below for a selection of the great sessions attendees will enjoy:
Keynotes & General Sessions
- Opening General Session: Andrew Jornod, CEO at VertexOne will begin our event with his predictions and thoughts on where the industry is headed in coming years. Andrew will share his depth of experience in the industry and the greatest challenges and opportunities that he believes energy companies should be aware of. He will also discuss his vision for VertexOne and the newly acquired EC Infosystems solutions.
- Keynote Session: Deryl Brown, Executive Chairman of the Board at Atlantic Energy will then offer his expertise on running an effective and successful retail energy company. Deryl is a proven energy business Chief Executive Officer with a legendary track record of value creation in the energy industry. Atlantic Energy provides electricity and natural gas through environmentally-conscious value-added bundles that help customers reduce consumption and align with broader emissions reduction efforts and clean energy goals. Deryl previously lead North American Power & Gas through a successful business transition growing the revenue to $600 Million.
- General Session 4: McKenzie Meek and Amber Kelly from the VertexOne team will discuss powerful product enhancements made to the Utilibill and EDI solutions. They will detail the value of these enhancements and how energy companies may leverage them effectively in their day-to-day operations.
- Closing General Session: The event will close with a panel of Utilibill and EDI solution users, moderated by VertexOne’s Kevin Laguardia. This session will have great value for companies at any stage of their partnership with VertexOne. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and hear best practices for improving operations, reporting, and enhancing customer service.
“We are absolutely thrilled to gather our clients together once again safely through an in-person experience. There is no comparison to the value of in person networking and discussions to foster innovation and creativity. Together, we will have impactful discussions on how we can leverage technology and services to drive business transformation, enhance customer experience, and unlock innovation,” shares Ananda Goswami, Senior Vice President of VertexOne Retail. “I’m excited to safely gather with our customers, partners, and prospects to explore the possibilities for a better-connected future. Not only will attendees be able to expand their knowledge, but they will also leave with tips for leveraging our platforms to gain a greater competitive edge in the marketplace.”
Clients that have yet to sign up are encouraged to do so at https://www.vertexone.net/eci-driving-growth. Any interested attendees can still reserve hotel rooms via the discounted conference rate available the Four Seasons located at 10100 Dream Tree Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836 or by visiting the reservation page at https://book.passkey.com/event/50265583/owner/49297410/home.
VertexOne is the recognized leader in SaaS platforms for critical business processes of utilities and retail energy companies across North America. Through a wide range of innovative services and solutions—including powerful Customer Information Systems (CIS), Mobile Workforce Management (MWM), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Meter Data Management (MDM), Digital Customer Engagement and Customer Self Service—VertexOne helps utilities and energy retailers more efficiently deliver a compelling customer experience; reducing the cost to serve customers, increasing operational efficiency, improving customer satisfaction, and driving their operations forward. VertexOne takes on the heavy lifting of keeping current with the rapid pace of technology changes through our VertexOne Complete™ SaaS offering, so utilities and energy companies don't have to—leaving our customers more time to focus on their core business while leaving the technology to us. For our deregulated energy clients, this also means garnering a greater competitive advantage. For more information, visit https://www.vertexone.net.