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12/8/2016 Press Release

MEA Member Social Media Awards Go to 4 Deserving Companies and 2 Individual Members

MEA Member Social Media Awards Go to 4 Deserving Companies and 2 Individual Members

Midwest ENERGY Association (MEA) is excited to announce the results of the first-ever MEA Member Social Media Awards. The awards program is a true success; 20 nominations were received by 13 member companies. The purpose of the awards is to recognize companies that have made significant contributions to the energy industry and customers through exemplary social media achievements. We are honored to recognize the following companies and individuals for their social media achievements:

Best Customer Communication & Service via Social Media:
Consumers Energy

Honorable Mention: Ameren Illinois and ComEd

Best Overall Social Media Marketing Campaign:
ComEd’s Powering Lives Network Campaign
Honorable Mention: ComEd’s PCE Strategy Campaign and DIG-IT, Inc.

Best Experimental & Innovative Use of Social Media:
WEC Energy Group – We Energies

Honorable Mention: ComEd and Eversource

Best Overall Social Media Presence:
Ameren Illinois

Honorable Mention: ComEd and INTREN

Best Use of MEA Connect Community
Most Engaged - John Hendershot, DIG-IT, Inc.
Most Posts – Heather Stein, SEMCO Energy Gas Company

We thank these judges for their participation:

  • Bianca Briggs, NiSource
  • Pina Chhaya, DTE Energy
  • Jane Covert, GROEBNER
  • Meredith Cywinski, SET Environmental, Inc
  • Nicole Einbinder, ARI
  • Ralph Harms, Itron
  • Scott Kranstuber, SENSIT Technologies
  • Christina Mazahary, INTREN
  • Kurt Moreland, Utility Business Media
  • Kathleen Szot, NIPSCO


The MEA Social Media Awards was sponsored by MEA’s Emerging Professionals Group. To learn more about the group or the awards contact John Gann johng (at) midwestenergy (dot) org or call (651) 289-9600 x105. To learn more about the MEA Social Media Awards visit