Do you have an innovative project that is shaping the future of the utility landscape?
Are you implementing strategies that meet increasingly sophisticated consumer needs and expectations?

Have you delivered operational efficiency and driven business performance in the fields of metering and billing?

Do not miss out on the chance of your project being recognized at the 2009 European Utility Awards.

Submit your project TODAY!

About the awards
These prestigious awards honor utilities and their service providers for their outstanding contributions to applying practical Metering, Billing and CRM and improvements in business performance.

Don't miss your opportunity to nominate the most influential players in utility sector or nominate your projects for their outstanding performance!

Each winner receives a free feature in the Smart Energy International magazine (12.000 copies) and a stunning award.

Winners will also be honored at the 2009 Awards Ceremony at Metering,Billing/CRM Europe in Barcelona.

Nominate now!
Final deadline: September 1st 2009
THE CATEGORIES

Business Performance Award
This award will go to the solution that has demonstrated best performance against a measurable business case. This could be in terms of revenue improvement, cost reduction, value creation or any other measure of improved business performance.

Judging criteria:

  • Advanced technology
  • Productivity
  • Strategy
  • Return on investment
  • Commercial success

Customer Excellence Award
The winner of this award will be the utility that has introduced an initiative which has had a measurable effect on customer service. You will need to be able to prove improved levels of customer satisfaction, a change in customer behaviour, recognition from regulatory bodies and the like.

Judging criteria:

  • Strategy
  • Effective targeting
  • Origination and creativity
  • Proven result

Innovation Award
This award will go to the most creative project that has led to innovation and a new view of utility metering, billing or customer relationship management. We would like to know what step change in standard tools and techniques occurred; whether the initiative can be adopted by the industry as a whole; how it has improved a technique or system; and more.

Judging criteria:

  • Advanced technology
  • Productivity
  • Strategy
  • Commercial success
  • Practicality and reliability
NOMINATE!

How to enter?
The European Utility Awards are open to all European utilities and their service providers. We invite you to submit your nomination, which should describe a recent project which you feel deserves public recognition.

All nominations will be reviewed by a jury comprising Synergy, Smart Energy International and members from the Metering, Billing/CRM Europe conference committee. Nominations are due: September 1st 2009

Click here to download the European Utility Awards 2009 nomination form