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Michigan Energy Innovators Gala


November 14
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Kellogg Center
219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
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Michigan EIBC

Join Michigan EIBC as we celebrate individuals and businesses who have worked to grow Michigan’s advanced energy sector over the past year at the Michigan Energy Innovators Gala. Advanced energy business leaders, legislators, Michigan Public Service Commission staff, and other key decision-makers will be in attendance.


Adrian Tuck, CEO of Tendril, will be the keynote speaker. Tuck brings his deep entrepreneurial expertise, including key role at ZigBee, to share with attendees. In his current role as CEO of Tendril, Tuck is helping redefine the energy industry by leveraging technology to help customers save money through energy efficiency and demand management programs. Prior to spending the past 20 years building technology startups, Adrian spent time in the British Army, graduating from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.


During the gala, awards will be presented in six categories:

  • Project of the Year
  • Business of the Year
  • Emerging Business of the Year
  • Employer of the Year
  • Public Official of the Year
  • Energy Innovators Hall of Fame


Tentative Program

4:30 pm – Registration Open

5:00 pm – Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm – Welcome and Introductions

7:00 pm – Dinner

7:25 pm – Keynote Address

7:55 pm – Awards Presentation

8:45 pm – Closing Comments


Only Michigan EIBC Members and Gala Sponsors can nominate for the awards. Here is the nomination form: 2018 Michigan Energy Innovators Gala – Nomination Form

Completed forms are to be emailed to mieibc@mieibc.org by 5:00 pm on August 31, 2018.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the gala: 2018 Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested sponsors should contact Nicole Forward at nicole@mieibc.org