Women in Energy Conference

Ignite Passion and Purpose at the Sweetest Place on Earth . . .

Our Annual Conference will be held at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  The dates – Sept 20-22, 2023.  The mission of Women in Energy is to connect and empower women working in the energy industry.  Our   Programming Committee strives to deliver on that mission.   There are sessions for everyone!

If you want to make a hotel reservation at the Hershey Lodge, they are ready to take your reservation.  Click here to make a reservation.  Deadline for making your Hotel Reservation and Early Bird Pricing for the Conference is July 31, 2023.  Not yet a member and want to save on your conference register, click here to join.

Don’t miss the opportunity to reserve a Table Top Display!  A limited number of spaces are available for you to showcase your company, products and services. The cost is $550 and are located in the area where meals and receptions are held.  (Note: Displays do not need to be staffed but will be visible throughout the event). For more details, contact conference management.

To Register for the Conference, click on the Purple Button.

Our 2023 Sponsorships are available.  Click on this link to view the opportunities and to commit.  Thank you for your support!!



Keynote Program: Thriving in Chaos

Thursday, September 21
10am – noon

Corinne Hancock

Keynote speaker Corinne Hancock will present “Thriving in Chaos: Use The Chaos Advantage to lead and succeed when everything changes outside of your control.”  To view more about this program, click here.

Please note:  There will be changes to our 2023 Conference Schedule so keep checking back for more details as they are finalized.   

Wednesday, Sept 20


You will find members of our Membership Committee at a table in the front of the Cocoa Ballroom.  Pick-up your badge and program.

All events will take place in the Cocoa Ballroom Area

7:00 PM

This will be an informal way for people to connect – a great time for first time attendees to get comfortable with our organization plus while at the same time learn a bit and enjoy food and beverages.

Tabletops during this reception and will be open throughout our event.  This gives attendees an opportunity to see some new products and services offered by our participants.

Thursday, May 21

7:30 - 9:00AM

Registration can be found in the Cocoa Ballroom hallway.


Compliments of our Continental Breakfast Sponsors!

9:00 - 10:00AM

About the Panel Discussion

How often do you hear the situation blamed on Supply Chain?  Imagine working in that position?  Controlling the flow of products and getting finished products out the door while at the same time getting yelled at by fellow employees and customers isn’t an easy task.  You either run or figure it out.  You will meet a couple of women who have weathered this storm and here to share with us their stories and provide ideas you might implement within your company or department.


9:00 - 10:00AM
Option 2: Presentation - Basics of Hedging - (tentative)
10:00 - NOON

About the Presentation:

Keynote speaker Corinne Hancock will present “Thriving in Chaos: Use The Chaos Advantage to lead and succeed when everything changes outside of your control.” Corinne translates her expertise from working in chaotic environments into REAL RESULTS through EFFECTIVE and INTERACTIVE.

12:15 - 1:30pm
Lunch - compliments of our Sponsors - Cocoa Ballroom
Option 1: Panel Discussion - What does the Future of Energy Look Like?

About this Presentation

Carding is a form of credit card fraud in which a stolen credit card is used to purchase goods and services.

Other names are used for carding, – card cracking, card testing, card stuffing and card checking.  No matter what you call it, it is a very serious threat to all of us.  The threat comes from the additional fees you will be charged for the carding transactions, higher prices, loss of shipped products and, precious time cleaning up the problem.  After a carding event, if you have not appropriately managed all the transactions, you may also be faced with dispute fees from.

  • How carding works
  • Yes, there are lots of “bad guys” out there
  • Are you vulnerable to a carding attack?
  • How do you know carding bots have infiltrated your processing system?
  • What can you do to protect yourself from carding?

Presenter:  Jon Gilbert, Qualpay


Description coming soon.


About the Discussion:

Many companies within the Heating and Cooling industry are multi-generational owned.  With each generation:

  • New Ideas are presented
  • New Challenges
  • New Opportunities

How might Connections within the Industry help?

  • What type of support do you feel would be beneficial?
  • Is Formal Education enough or does it require more?
  • What are some of the best tools you have found to help you gain the respect of your employees and parent(s)?

About the presentation:

Coming soon

Presenter:  Bill Spohn, PE; President and CEO of TruTech Tools


About this Presentation:

Join Kedren Crosby, Founder of Work Wisdom, to learn more about the science of influence and negotiation and learn how to improve your financial position.  In addition to growing in knowledge about the wage gap and implicit bias, participants will learn how to build trust, pre-suede leaders of your value, and directly negotiate your salary.  This highly interactive session will include scripts, role play, and scenarios to improve comfort and skill with constructive assertiveness.



The table tops will be open for you to view the new products and services being offered by our sponsors and others.  We’ll also make it fun and entertaining.  We have a special guest that will keep you on your feet, Mr. Dewayne Hill.  Click here to “meet” Dewaye.


Our Awards Banquet will include entertainment, and recognition of:

  • 2023 Mentorship Award Winners
  • 2023 Rising Star Winners
  • 2023 Woman of the Year
  • 2023 1st Annual Women in Energy Scholarship Award

We will also recognize our President and meet our new President


Friday, Sept 22


Compliments of our Sponsors

10:15 - 11:30am

Successful company leaders all have to start somewhere. Our panelists will share some of their personal stories in a way that provides you with tips and strategies you might consider to take your career to the next level.