Benefits of NAESCO ESA and Associate ESA Level Membership

Business Networking Opportunities – Multiple forums to present products and services directly to the senior managers of companies who are the major buyers of suppliers’ products at NAESCO conferences and workshops.

Buyer’s Guide - Inclusion in NAESCO’s online Buyer’s Guide which is segmented by product and business line and helps customers visiting the NAESCO website target the companies whose products in which they are interested.

ESCO Contact List - Access to the members-only full-contact information, membership list, including all contacts at all member ESCOs as well as affiliate members.

Face-to-Face” Meetings - For member exhibitors, participation in the "Face-to-Face" meetings with the ESCO representatives at the Annual Conference & Vendor Showcase. Member exhibitors choose among participating ESCOs and are scheduled for one-on-one meetings, during a designated time period.

Affiliate Advisory Committee – All affiliate members are welcome to take part in this recently-formed committee created to increase the value of Affiliate membership.

Mentoring - All Affiliate members are assigned a mentor for their first year of membership. Mentors are ESCOs ready to help new members maximize the benefits of belonging to NAESCO.

Education - You and members of your staff can pursue professional development and networking opportunities through NAESCO conferences and workshops. There is also opportunity to participate as presenters in technology-oriented webinars and workshops. Webinars are free, quarterly and eligible for AIA continuing education credit.

Advocacy - Although the focus is on ESCOs, NAESCO’s advocacy helps to grow the market for all segments of the energy efficiency industry. For example, NAESCO has taken the lead on extending the deadline for the 179(D) tax deduction for measures that notably reduce interior lighting energy costs, as well as heating, cooling, and building envelope in commercial buildings, a provision which benefits both ESCOs and Affiliate members. You can participate in NAESCO committees formed around policy issues whether state or national as well as engage in direct advocacy through NAESCO, helping lead efforts shaping federal and state policy program initiatives.

Market Development - NAESCO works to accelerate market development and growth, and to provide marketing and business development opportunities for our members. NAESCO also undertakes research on industry trends and practices for DOE and the national laboratories the results of which are shared with NAESCO members. In addition, NAESCO meets with international delegations and has formed ties with ESCO groups and interested parties around the globe.

Visibility - Inclusion of press releases about products and projects in the NAESCO Newsletter, in social media, and on the NAESCO website. All members are listed on the website with a link directly to your company website.

Corporate Membership - Everyone on your team can participate in NAESCO activities and initiatives. Membership includes discounted rates for meetings, events and booth space.

Job Bank – NAESCO’s job bank features engineering, sales and marketing and other industry related positions. Members can place job ads free of charge.

Resources – Access to advocacy and industry reports, as well as case studies.

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