Green Tie Gala

Save the Date for the 2015 Green Tie Gala: Thursday, October 29!

This year's Green Tie Gala will be held at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, 575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Event registration will be available soon, and Gala Sponsorship opportunities are available now! Learn more about Gala Sponsorship and contact Abbey Strauss or Kitty Kennedy to confirm your organization's involvement.  

For seven years, NECEC’s Green Tie Gala has been the premier clean energy-networking event in the region. Each year, NECEC brings together more than 400 stakeholders from New England’s clean energy community to celebrate the New England clean energy industry’s growth and accomplishments and recognize the region’s outstanding clean energy companies with NECEC’s Green Tie Gala Awards. Attendees include including CEOs, investors, public officials, clean energy service providers, businesses and law firms, representatives from academia, and more for a night of networking, celebration and fun.

The 7th Annual Green Tie Gala was held on October 30, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Copley Hotel in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

2014 Award Winners

2014 Green Tie Gala Company Award Winners & Finalists   

Emerging Company of the Year: Ambri

Finalists: FirstFuel Software, Retroficiency, Inc. & Utilidata

Breakout Company of the YearNext Step Living and GreenerU  

Finalists: Oasys Water

Employer of the Year: First Wind

Finalists: EnerNOC & Digital Lumens

Startup Supporter of the Year: Greentown Labs’ Executive Director, Emily Reichert, and Founder Jason Hanna

Finalists: Jeff Marks, E2Tech and Doreen Kula, NEXUS-NY at High Tech Rochester

NECEC Leadership Award: Rob Day, Partner, Black Coral Capital and Andrew Friendly, Director of Government Policy and Strategy, Autodesk

Thank you to the special sponsors of this Green Tie Gala; General Electric, Energizing Co., Rasky Baerlein, Schneider Electric, Shell, National Grid, Northeast Utilities, Deloitte, William Gallagher Associates and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. Check out how the Gala unfolded on social media through our Storify and view the slideshow of Gala photos.


Past Green Tie Gala Speakers:

  • Chris Laurens, VP, Future Energy Technologies, Shell
  • Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin
  • Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Dan Esty
  • Representative Edward Markey