2017 SGCC Annual Consumer Symposium

SGCC’s 2017 Consumer Symposium: Beyond the Grid – Connecting Tomorrow’s Consumers is one of the industry’s top premier events in consumer engagement around the smart grid. Co-located with DistribuTECH 2017, the Annual Consumer Symposium presented a unique platform that focused on the issues shaping today around consumers and the smart grid, while interfacing the topics and trends shaping the future.

Attendees at the Symposium gained insightful information and tactics on creating new and innovative solutions to help engage consumers about the smart grid in 2017. Additionally, industry stakeholders learned proactive approaches to communicate the value of smart grid investments to consumers.

BONUS: All Symposium attendees received a complimentary copy of SGCC’s 2017 State of the Consumer Report.

Find more details below so that together, we may align our efforts and bring about widespread understanding of the many benefits of the smart grid:

  1. Event Details
  2. Registration
  3. Agenda
  4. Accommodations
  5. Partners
  6. CLEAR Awards
  7. Presentation Materials

Event Details

Time & Date:
Monday, January 30, 2017
9 am to 5 pm Symposium
5 pm to 7 pm Reception

SGCC Members: $200.00
Non-Members: $250.00
**Early Bird Rate: $150 SGCC Members, $200 Non-Members until December 15, 2016

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Co-located with DistribuTECH 2017

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Registration is now closed. Please email sgcc@smartenergycc.org with any questions.


Accommodations near the San Diego Convention Center will be taken up quickly because the 2017 Consumer Symposium is co-located with DistribuTECH 2017. Please use this link to book your hotel room via online, phone or any of the other methods available.


SGCC offers a number of opportunities to build your brand among our membership of thought leaders. If you are interested in partnering with SGCC for the 2017 Consumer Symposium – Beyond the Grid: Connecting Tomorrow’s Consumers, download details or contact SGCC’s Deputy Director Nathan Shannon. There are multiple levels of sponsorship and you will reach a diverse audience.


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