What to Expect

What to Expect at the Stakeholder Meeting

Be a part of the movement to drive LED technology adoption

The DLC is undertaking an effort to lead the way in accelerating the global adoption of LED lighting technology. The Stakeholder Meeting provides attendees an opportunity to participate in this revolution. The DLC is seeking input on policies and is excited to create an environment to foster collaboration between stakeholders to drive this mission forward.

Network with peers and business partners

The DLC Stakeholder Meeting offers the unique opportunity to reach across the aisle to work with industry representatives in a truly collaborative environment. Audience members include utility program representatives, manufacturing companies, lighting designers, lighting laboratories, implementers, national accounts, and many more! The DLC also offers structured networking opportunities to select attendees, which is a great chance to create new business relationships and leads.

Learn about the latest DLC efforts to push the envelope on efficient LED technology

The DLC Stakeholder Meeting is an opportunity to hear directly from industry experts on movements and trends in an incredibly dynamic industry, in addition to connecting with representatives from different programs and companies to hear a variety of perspectives on challenges and innovations within the lighting industry. There are many exciting new developments happening constantly in lighting, and the DLC Stakeholder Meeting provides a centralized forum to hear, learn, and discuss developments. Opportunities for learning and collaboration range from panels led by industry experts, to Structured Networking, to in-depth discussion sessions.

Participate in Structured Networking sessions

Structured Networking offers a unique opportunity for your business to meet with DLC Member programs. The goal is to increase understanding between individual manufacturers and utility and energy efficiency programs, in order to maximize the value of incentive programs as well as leverage market opportunities. Participation in the small group meetings is open to all attending manufacturers, but it not guaranteed as space is limited. Conference sponsors receive preference in the selection process.

Showcase your company’s leadership in the industry by becoming a sponsor of the event

Sponsoring the DLC 2018 Stakeholder Meeting is an exciting opportunity for companies to showcase their own programs and developments. Sponsorship gives your company a high degree of visibility at the conference and the flexibility to really make an impression through opportunities such as providing opening remarks, helping to design and put on an off-site event, or showcasing your company via a booth. It is a terrific way to connect your brand with other industry stakeholders and sets the stage for potential partnerships and leads. Sponsorship also provides the opportunity to involve your brand in the lighting community outside of your particular industry and gain recognition and respect amongst attendees.

See up close how Boston and Massachusetts are leading the way in energy efficiency

According to ACEEE, not only is Massachusetts the number one state for energy efficiency (for the past three years), but Boston is leading the country as the number one city for energy efficiency. Come and see for yourself how Boston is leading the way to create a more efficient world.

Provide feedback and ask questions face-to-face

The 2018 Stakeholder Meetings is an excellent opportunity to give feedback and ask questions directly to DLC staff and Member utilities. This is your chance to make your voice heard during the development of DLC policies.

Explore the east coast’s innovation hub for efficiency programs and tech companies

Boston is leading the way in energy efficiency and it has become a vital hub of innovation for energy efficiency programs and technologies. With cutting-edge program development through National Grid, Eversource, and Cape Light Compact in addition to state-of-the-art lighting technology companies located here, this conference will be right in the thick of the LED technology revolution.

Explore a dynamic city filled with vibrant, rich history

The 2018 DLC Stakeholder Meeting is an excellent opportunity to spend some time in the birthplace of the American Revolution! Take a walk on the Freedom Trail, catch a game at Fenway Park, or take a stroll through the Museum of Fine Arts. There will be many opportunities to learn and experience Boston both inside and outside the conference.

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