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Businesses and Nonprofits Invited to 2015 Ameren Illinois Business Symposiums

Hundreds of business owners, nonprofit representatives, municipal officials and vendors are expected to participate in Ameren Illinois’ 6th annual ActOnEnergy® Business Symposiums on Tues, June 2 in Collinsville and Wed, June 3 in East Peoria. The events are free and open to any Ameren Illinois business customer.

The award-winning event offers a “one-stop shop” for learning how to take advantage of energy efficiency rebates and incentives that will make a business more competitive and profitable. During the symposium, attendees will also discover the latest energy efficiency trends, discuss potential projects with trusted contractors and network with business peers. 

In addition to engaging breakout sessions on a variety of topics, the events will feature a keynote address from Jeff Pritts, general manager, Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Pritts has been a part of the Marriott brand since 1989, and has been actively involved in promoting sustainability within the hospitality industry since 2000.

The business symposiums serve as a valuable tool for customers new to energy efficiency as well as those who want to dive deeper into emerging technologies and applications. 

Participants at this year's event will:

  • Be the first to learn about the newest program offerings and incentives to move projects forward.
  • Attend in-depth breakout sessions on energy efficiency for small businesses, steam system efficiency, and how to get started with Ameren Illinois’ energy efficiency programs.
  • Meet ActOnEnergy Program Allies, trusted contractors who can implement energy efficiency projects
  • Earn Continuing Education Units
  • Receive a 15% bonus coupon potentially worth thousands in additional incentive dollars


The 2015 Business Symposiums will be held:

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
* Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Viewing starts at 7 a.m.
Collinsville Gateway Center
One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
* Registration, Breakfast and Exhibitor Viewing starts at 7 a.m.
Embassy Suites Hotel & Riverfront Conference Center
100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611

For more information on the Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy Business Symposiums, including registration information, visit ActOnEnergy.com/symposium or call 1-866-800-0747.

Since 2008, the ActOnEnergy Program has helped businesses and nonprofit organizations save 3,938 gigawatt hours of electricity and more than 41 million therms of natural gas usage, equivalent to removing more than 582,000 cars from the road in a year, and translating into more than $265 million in total energy savings.

Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 816,000 natural gas customers in Illinois, and our mission is to power the quality of life. Our service area covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com or find us on Twitter @AmerenIllinois. For more on the ActOnEnergy program, visit ActOnEnergy.com.