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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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

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Wed. January 19, 2022 2:00 pm

January 2022 Energy 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: An assessment of important changes in the regional power markets and their impact on prices, A check in on the status of natural gas storage, and current supply and demand fundamentals
Tue. January 11, 2022 2:00 pm

January 2022 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

We hosted our Fortunato & Friends webcast on Tuesday, January 11th, Special Guest: Professor Eswar Prasad Topic: The Future of Money

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Wed. December 15, 2021 2:00 pm

December 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Our 2021 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: A lack of blocking and a fast moving jet stream is bottling cold air up in Canada, Impacts of the Omicron variant on energy markets, Tight coal inventories in key Midwest power markets could drive higher gas burns
Tue. December 7, 2021 2:00 pm

December 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month’s webinar features host Ed Fortunato and special guest Dr. Ann Irvine who will discuss the following topic: •Cyber Crime & Security: Your Questions, Answered

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Wed. November 17, 2021 2:00 pm

November 2021 Energy Market Intel Webinar

Our 2021 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: Weather Update: What do forecasts for December - February show about potential cold from La Nina?, Gas Fundamentals: What is behind the uptick in production?, Regional Power Roundtable: Key drivers for Winter 2022 for each ISO
Tue. November 2, 2021 2:00 pm

November 2021 Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month’s webinar features host Ed Fortunato and special guest Erin M. Blanton, Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs Topic: All Things Natural Gas: LNG, Supply & Demand, Pricing, Renewables and More

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Tue. October 5, 2021 2:00 pm

October 5th Fortunato & Friends Webcast

This month's webcast features special guests Jan Stuart, Global Energy Economist, and Tom Marchetti, Global Energy Strategist, both of Cornerstone Macro

Topics: Where do we go from here in energy?

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

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