our partners

Industry Partners: 

CMG Consulting LLC

CMG is a strategy consulting and advisory company with focus on Smart Cities, Energy, IoT, Telecommunications, and Software markets and technologies.

Our consulting services include the development of Strategy, White Papers, Reports, Assessments, Gap Analysis, Benchmarking, Designs, Architectures, Road Maps, Business Models, Business Cases, Go-to-Market Plans, IT/OT Management, Product Innovation, Funding, and M&A.

For utilities, cities, and enterprises, we provide world-class strategies, processes, and best practices on how to design, build, run, and optimize all elements of planning and operational execution.

For vendors and startups, we offer proven strategies and tactical methods to accelerate product innovation, go-to-market planning and commercialization, and build ecosystems.


Founded in 2005 and proudly based in Austin, Texas, Zpryme is a research-based firm with services focused on three areas: energy, transportation, and mobile. Based on the creative direction of their associates they produce influential research that challenges the status quo and marketing solutions to generate fully-immersive brand experiences, from the web to face-to-face environments.

Zpryme’s formula is simple, be at the right place with the right message. The longevity of their client connections are built on confidence and the lasting power of what they accomplish together. 

If you’re in search of a memorable marketing campaign with real-time ROI then welcome to Zpryme. Publishers that recognize our body of work and come back for more:

Research is the foundation on which we provide all our services. At Zpryme, , we don’t produce tables and charts; we deliver opportunity-focused, actionable insight that is both engaging and accessible. Our business insight solutions incorporate a wide variety of research tools, including in-depth interviews, surveys and in-house database research with high-value analyses, as well as an arsenal of ad hoc solutions.

SmartEnergy Consumer Collaborative 

Our threefold agenda is to:

  • Listen to consumers via primary consumer research

  • Collaborate with stakeholders via hosted events and shared best practices

  • Educate consumers via outreach and messaging toolkits

SECC is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization with a mission to serve as a trusted source of information for industry stakeholders seeking a broad understanding of consumers’ views about grid modernization, electricity delivery, and energy usage, and for consumers seeking an understanding of the value and experience of a modern electrical grid. To find out more about SECC’s achievements and initiatives, please view our 2015 Annual Report

SECC’s vision is that most consumers have a broad understanding about the benefits of a modern grid and engaged consumers are informed and have a positive experience with energy technology.

Smart Grid Today

Smart Grid Today's mission is to deliver daily, unbiased, comprehensive and original reporting on emerging trends, applications and policies driving the modern utility industry -- in a signature format our founders have developed over 40 years in the trade news business, featuring highly concise and easy-to-understand news copy based on trusted reporting, exclusive interviews, informed analysis and strategic insights that our subscribers rely on to succeed every business day. SmartGridToday.com features a complete searchable archive of thousands of past stories and hundreds of downloadable PDF files, events calendar, discounts on selected items and more.  Do not miss out on a single day of the deepest reporting on the smart grid you can find anywhere. Visit SmartGridToday.com/TRIAL to sign up for a 14-day risk-free trial today.

Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)

The Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) is a leading international, not-for-profit, industry organization that promotes advanced technologies in homes and buildings. Its 380 strong corporate members and 27,000+ individual industry contacts are leaders in advancing integrated home systems and building automation worldwide.

Utility Post

Utility Post delivers up-to-date utility news, trends, and jobs in the US and around the globe. With daily posts, webinars, industry events, monthly newsletters, videos, and much more, Utility Post brings you relevant information to ensure you stay informed. Today’s utilities have to wade through a sea of regulations, politics, changing technologies, and new customer technology demands. Utility Post is the beacon for today’s utility.

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