Solar Power International / USEA Events
May 14- Two Events; SPI 2019 in SLC Kickoff Reception & Utah Solar 101 Seminar

Join SPI and USEA on May 14 at the Utah Governor’s Energy Summit: Register Now

The team behind the nationally recognized Solar Power International (SPI) presents the Utah Solar 101 Workshop, bringing cutting-edge learning to a rapidly growing market. Join us at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT on May 14. Here is your opportunity to gain the solar acumen to excel in this growing industry.

What you’ll gain:
– Technical, business, policy and overall industry understanding
– Knowledge that enables you to participate in a multitude of meaningful industry conversations
– Preparation for more advanced, topical education
– Insight on the national solar market from the Solar Energy Industries Association and what that means for the local market in the state of Utah
– Expanded network of solar professionals

This is a great seminar for newer employees whom you want to have a better grasp of the overall industry, advocates for solar that would like to understand solar better, or seasoned pros that want to get caught up on current happenings.

Later that evening, join the SPI Team to connect with other industry professionals at our networking reception and learn more about plans for Solar Power International 2019 in Salt Lake City.

Register Here

Questions? Reach out to Ryan at

Want to know more about the Utah Governor’s Energy Summit or get registered for that as well, click here.

Solar Showdown Golf Tournament- 2nd Annual
NEW: Abby Hopper, President & CEO of SEIA, to speak at the Showdown Lunch

June 22: Join your industry colleagues to compete for bragging rights, promote your brand & services to Utah’s solar industry or meet Abby Hopper, SEIA president & CEO, while supporting the Utah Solar Energy Association at the 2nd Annual Solar Showdown Golf Tournament. Last year’s tournament had 108 solar industry golfers swinging for glory and our sponsors all had a great experience thanks to all that participated.

Please visit our tournament website for full details and to get your team registered and your sponsorship secured- we expect to sell out of hole sponsorships quickly as we only have 3 open after last year’s sponsors’ first right of refusal. Register Now.

Questions? Reach out to Ryan at

Thank you to our current sponsors:
Vivint Solar: Major Sponsor
sPower: Lunch Sponsor
Hole Sponsors (Confirmed): Platt Electric, Iron Ridge, CBIZ, Salt Lake Community College, Executech, Moreton & Co, Codale, Larry H. Miller, GEXPRO, WESCO

Register Here

Webinar: Tips for choosing solar software: why you’ll save & how to pick
Join USEA’s newest partner, Sighten, to learn about how software can help you run more effectively and increase overall profit margins on your jobs. We’ll cover what advantages using solar-specific software has for your business as well as a product demo of Sighten, the leading residential solar software tool.

What you’ll learn:
Business advantages to utilizing solar software
Tips & tricks for building a quality proposal
What to look for in a solar proposal and design software
Sighten’s benefits for USEA members
Wed 6/6 – 11am MST

Register Here

Sales Training: Customer Focused Selling
Join USEA partner, Opus Strategy Group:
Customer Focused Selling (CFS) is a highly interactive training designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to consistently achieve top sales results. This course is a blend of information, exercises, and practice activities to learn how to manage the skills related to the five steps of the CFS sales process. Each participant will complete the Selling Skills Assessment Tool (SSAT) to analyze areas of strength and weakness, and then work to develop the skills to improve sales results. Beginners to career sales professionals looking for a data-driven approach to measuring and improving sales skills will benefit from this one day course.


Acquire core competencies needed for effective sales consulting
Analyze individual strengths, skills and areas of improvement regarding customer-focused selling
Discuss targeted ways to increase sales production
Assess the needs of prospects and clients more effectively
Practice addressing concerns or resistance and gaining agreement

Option 1: One day Customer Focused Sales Training, Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment and Analysis PLUS: Cognitive Assessment and Analysis, Sales Skills Assessment Benchmarking, Follow Up Reports and analysis

*$650 ($390 for qualified companies*)

Option 2: One day Customer Focused Sales Training, Predictive Index Behavioral Assessment and analysis

*$450 ($270 for qualified companies*)

For more information or to REGISTER:
Mireya Castillo, Program Coordinator at Salt Lake Community College (event host) or 801.957.5262

*Via a partnership with SLCC, companies based in Salt Lake County, that have employees and pay taxes, are eligible for a 40% discount on the cost of the training


Are You Prepared for the Future of Payments?
Are You Prepared for the Future of Payments?
As financial technology (FinTech) transforms payment processing, service providers and their customers are facing a growing list of demanding obligations. Join us for a discussion on the key characteristics of a solid compliance program in the payment processing industry. We will discuss data security and privacy issues as case studies, and other techniques to strengthen compliance obligations, including:

The key elements of a compliance program, including the minimum features necessary to protect sensitive payment processor and customer information;
How payment processors and the businesses they support can contractually shift financial and legal responsibility for compliance with regulatory or legal obligations;
Compliance pitfalls often overlooked during negotiations between payment processors and customers;
Minimizing the risk that compliance activities, such as periodic audits or training, could be used in subsequent litigation; and
Recent enforcement actions and litigation trends involving payment processors.
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