Why Choose the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association Energy Program?

IHLA chose Constellation as their endorsed energy supplier because of their greater flexibility to help you develop energy management solutions to protect your bottom line. Teaming up with Constellation allows you to take advantage of powerful benefits offered to IHLA members. So why should you choose the IHLA Energy Program?

Endorsed energy supplier
Selected Constellation as endorsed competitive electricity supplier in 2011
Contract terms flexibility
Fully negotiated multi-year contract terms give the option to lock-in competitive prices for the short- or long-term
Online energy management tools
Free online energy management tools to track usage and billing
Energy offers designed for you
Customized energy offers specifically designed for hotels and restaurants
Full support from our team
Dedicated customer care representatives ensure timely and accurate billing services
Here for you
Serves Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association members throughout the state of Illinois
Dedicated focus to fit your needs
Dedicated focus on serving hotels and restaurants

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Energy Budgeting in a post-COVID World: FY2022 and Beyond

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought unprecedented volatility and uncertainty to energy markets, which our experts detailed early last year and provided guidance for our customers. Electricity usage fell by up to 20% during the...
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The shifting landscape of hospitality and tourism education https://t.co/Vj8ZjM5q6Z

The shifting landscape of hospitality and tourism education https://t.co/Vj8ZjM5q6Z
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What Is Bleisure Travel, And How Is It Transforming The Hospitality...

What Is Bleisure Travel, And How Is It Transforming The Hospitality Industry? https://t.co/cqOGy1fLCK
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$50 Million Program Aims to Increase Development and Ownership of @MarriottIntl...

$50 Million Program Aims to Increase Development and Ownership of @MarriottIntl Properties Among Historically Underrepresented Groups Including Black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/First Nation and Women https://t.co/Zxf5HniMgj
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WATCH: @TravelJacobson talks about why @Chicago stands out from other cities...

WATCH: @TravelJacobson talks about why @Chicago stands out from other cities and is well-prepared to host the #DNC2024 https://t.co/y9vnBVrmP4
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Guests increasingly are booking #hotel rooms closer to the date of...

Guests increasingly are booking #hotel rooms closer to the date of their stays, including via walk-ins with no notice, forcing hoteliers to be more flexible and plan ahead to manage last-minute demand. https://t.co/7yGSG3e1Tj
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25 Point Checklist to Audit Your #Hotel’s Total Online Presence https://t.co/v3Ax92B9ck

25 Point Checklist to Audit Your #Hotel's Total Online Presence https://t.co/v3Ax92B9ck
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This is “another step toward rebuilding the #hotel and tourism industry...

This is “another step toward rebuilding the #hotel and tourism industry across Illinois and nationally.” https://t.co/pkBvvEqxTU
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STATEMENT by @TravelJacobson on today’s @WhiteHouse announcement on eliminating the requirement...

STATEMENT by @TravelJacobson on today’s @WhiteHouse announcement on eliminating the requirement for international travelers to test before flying to the U.S. https://t.co/saXUVnxhhJ
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FINAL DAYS for Illinois students to apply for an IHLA Educational...

FINAL DAYS for Illinois students to apply for an IHLA Educational Foundation Scholarship. Spread the word to qualified students and get your applications in by June 9. https://t.co/rRfxxInw3h https://t.co/jdlrcqhGAM
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.⁦@MarriottIntl⁩ Launches “Marriott’s Bridging The Gap” #Hotel Development Program https://t.co/Zxf5Hn1boL

.⁦@MarriottIntl⁩ Launches “Marriott’s Bridging The Gap” #Hotel Development Program https://t.co/Zxf5Hn1boL
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Monthly Energy Market Intel Webinar

This month's webinar will include: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team • Notable developments and insights on the economy • A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals • An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices

Monthly Energy Market Intel Webinar

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Wed. May 18, 2022 2:00 pm

May 2022 Market Intel Webinar

Our Energy Market Intel Webinar Series brings you key insights into market trends, buying strategies, and outlooks on power and natural gas pricing trends that can make you a smarter buyer and manager of energy for your company.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Tue. May 3, 2022 2:00 pm

May 2022 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month, our Fortunato & Friends webcast series featured a conversation between Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and special guest Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and special guest Toby Rice, President and CEO of EQT.

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Thu. April 14, 2022 2:00 pm

April 2022 Market Intel Webinar

Our Energy Market Intel Webinar Series brings you key insights into market trends, buying strategies, and outlooks on power and natural gas pricing trends that can make you a smarter buyer and manager of energy for your company.

Topics: The most up-to-date forecast from Constellation’s meteorology team, Notable developments and insights on the economy, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals, An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices
Thu. April 7, 2022 2:00 pm

April 2022 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month, our Fortunato & Friends webcast series featured a conversation between Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and special guest Dr. Nicola De Blasio, discussing the topic - Hydrogen: Past, Present & Future.

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Thu. March 3, 2022 2:00 pm

March 2022 Special Edition Energy Market Intel Webinar

During our special edition Ask the Experts webinar we held a discussion on the crisis in Ukraine and its impact on the energy markets with Ed Fortunato, Keith Poli, and special guest Yasser Elguindi, Head of Macro at Energy Aspects.

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Thu. March 3, 2022 2:00 pm

March 2022 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month, our Fortunato & Friends webcast series featured a conversation between Chief Economist Ed Fortunato and special guest Joe Dominguez, President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation.

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Tue. February 1, 2022 2:00 pm

February 2022 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month during our Fortunato & Friends webcast series, Chief Economist Ed Fortunato discussed with Ace Alexander the topic - Oil & Gas: Production, Prices and Predictions.

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Rich  Cialabrini
Rich Cialabrini
Sr. Association Manager Constellation
Monica  Schmidt
Monica Schmidt
Sr. Business Development Manager Constellation
Monica  Schmidt

Monica Schmidt

Monica Schmidt has been with Constellation since 2007 and currently serves as the Senior Business Development Manager for the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association. Schmidt is enthusiastic about learning what drives different companies’ energy needs and helping them develop a plan to achieve their goals. Check out her favorite piece on what trends energy managers can expect in the coming future: A Look Ahead: Trends Energy Managers Should Anticipate in 2021

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Susannah Flanner
Director of Membership/Strategic Partnerships Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association

Susannah Flanner

Susannah Flanner joined the IHLA in December of 2012 and has been working with Constellation since then. She currently serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships and is enthusiastic about connecting people in a way that improves their lives and/or businesses. Flanner enjoys visiting Lake Tahoe and recommends that members attend Constellation webinars, which can be found in the weekly newsletter.

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How can the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association Energy Program help your business?

The Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association (IHLA) chose Constellation as their endorsed energy supplier to provide value to members like you. IHLA members can manage energy costs in new and powerful ways to achieve budget certainty, cost savings, and financial protection with Constellation’s full range of integrated energy solutions. Constellation also provides IHLA with educational materials and a dedicated focus serving hotels and restaurants.

Why Choose the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association Energy Program?

  • Selected Constellation as endorsed competitive electricity supplier in 2011
  • Fully negotiated multi-year contract terms give the option to lock-in competitive prices for the short- or long-term
  • Free online energy management tools to track usage and billing
  • Customized energy offers specifically designed for hotels and restaurants
  • Dedicated customer care representatives ensure timely and accurate billing services
  • Serves Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association members throughout the state of Illinois
  • Dedicated focus on serving hotels and restaurants

Now’s the Time to Proactively Manage Your Energy Budget

Energy has become one of the top five expenses for many businesses, no matter what their size. Today, more businesses are looking to Constellation to develop energy strategies to help manage these costs. Whether your business is looking for cost certainty with a fixed price solution; access to real-time market pricing with an index solution; or a more complex risk mitigation strategy, the IHLA Energy Program can offer customized solutions for your business.

Constellation is a leading competitive retail and wholesale supplier of power, natural gas and energy products and services across the continental United States. Constellation’s family of retail businesses serves residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100

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Contact Us Today!

Interested in learning more about the IHLA Energy Program? Visit associations.constellation.com/IHLA or contact one of our IHLA Energy Program representatives below.

Rich Cialabrini
Sr. Association Manager
Constellation
richard.cialabrini@constellation.com
847.738.2510
Monica Schmidt
Sr. Business Development Manager
Constellation
monica.schmidt@constellation.com
888.261.5512
Susannah Flanner
Director of Membership/Strategic Partnerships
Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association
sflanner@illinoishotels.org
312-919-0087