SEPA Membership: The Smart Way to Get More at SPI

You already know you are going to be at Solar Power International and Energy Storage International – so why not get more out of your experience at no additional cost?

How it Works: A Scenario

When you sign up for SEPA membership, you get a great deal: a $10 per sq ft discount off the cost of your SPI/ESI booth up to the price you paid for membership. Plus, you’ll get access to our exclusive member-only events at SPI that are full of utility professionals looking to meet vendors like you.

Potential SEPA Membership Price


$10 per sq ft discount on a 30×30 booth


What your company pays for membership


The Benefits of SEPA Membership

SPI & ESI Benefits
  • Member-only discounts on your booth
  • Access to member-only SPI/ESI events
  • Member-only engagement opportunities with utilities at SPI/ESI
  • Member price for SPI/ESI registrations
Year Round Benefits
  • Member-only discounts on booths at regional events
  • Access to member-only regional networking events
  • Member-only engagement opportunities with utilities at regional events
  • Access to SEPA's member-only working groups
  • Free research and educational content

Get Started on Your Membership

To get membership pricing, learn more about your SPI booth membership discount, get more information on benefits, or get started on your membership application, click the button below to contact our team.

Brad Benton

Former Director, Membership

Brad Benton

Brad was with SEPA from 2015-2023 as Manager of Executive Affairs and Director of Membership. In this role, Brad recruits new organizations into SEPA’s community and ensures that current members are getting value from their membership with SEPA.

Prior to joining SEPA, Brad worked at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston and for Rep. Emanuel Cleaver from Missouri on Capitol Hill. Brad has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dickinson College in Pennsylvania.

Phone: 202.559.2038     Email: [email protected]

Charisse Raysor

Director, Member Services

Charisse Raysor

Charisse joined SEPA in 2013. As director of member services, she leads all administrative components of membership. She’s accountable for developing and implementing procedures to ensure accuracy of membership records including member engagement, trends, and overall integrity. Prior to SEPA, Charisse served as Membership & Sponsorship Account Manager for the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA). She also held the position of Membership Specialist for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Charisse brings more than 20 years of membership services experience to SEPA.

Phone: 202.559.2024     Email: [email protected]

Spencer Schecht

Manager, Corporate Engagement

Spencer Schecht

Spencer joined SEPA in November 2017 as an internal advocate for the continuous improvement of the SEPA member experience.

Prior to his work at SEPA, Spencer spent two years at the DC Sustainable Energy Utility helping some of the largest institutions in the nation’s capital adopt energy efficiency measures. He has also worked within teams at The World Bank and The Natural Resource Defense Council around renewable energy and climate change mitigation.

In his spare time Spencer can be found slapping the bass and enjoying pricey ice cream.

Phone: 202.350.4671      Email: [email protected]

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Tom Bishop

Manager, Utility Engagement

Tom Bishop

Tom joined SEPA as a Membership Associate in 2017. In addition to managing SEPA’s membership database and serving as a point of contact for SEPA members, he assists in the procurement of potential member and sponsor leads among other business development functions that help drive SEPA’s growth.

He graduated from The George Washington University in May of 2017 where he studied International Affairs with a focus on Economics and Business. He garnered his interest in the clean energy sector through observing disparities in resource endowments, technology and energy policy around the world. Hailing from Newton, MA, he spends much of his free time as a shameless Crossfitter and New England sports fan.

Phone: 202.871.9183      Email: [email protected]

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