GridTECH Connect is an event experience where industry leaders come together to learn, grow, and address the challenges of tomorrow. Every facet of the event is designed to spark new ideas, perspectives, and connections all with the goal of interconnecting more DER to the grid.
Who should attend?
- Full Conference Pass: $299 per person
- Each pass includes:
- Customized agenda for our conference sessions based on your topics of interest
- Select peer-to-peer roundtable discussions
- All networking events
- Complimentary pass to DISTRIBUTECH International's exhibition hall from February 27-29, 2024
- We have exclusive Group Rates available for companies sending a group of either 3+ or 5+ individuals from the same organization. For more details on getting your group registered, contact: email@example.com
Cancellations must be received in writing by December 15, 2023, for a refund, minus a $110* administrative charge. After December 15, 2023 refunds are not available. Substitutions may be made at any time, by contacting the GridTECH Connect Forum team IN WRITING at DtechGridtech@xpressreg.net. We look forward to seeing you in February in Orlando, FL!
If you have any questions, please contact us at DtechGridtech@xpressreg.net.
Code of Conduct
Clarion Events, Inc. (“Clarion”) prides itself on providing an inclusive and supportive environment where all people are treated with dignity, decency, and respect. Clarion expects all parties associated with its events to behave appropriately throughout the year, and requires that all individuals associated with its events act in a considerate, respectful, and collaborative manner. Demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech are not permitted. While involved with Clarion or GridTECH Connect Forum, we ask that you use best efforts to be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants, and to alert event venue security or GridTECH Connect Forum staff if you notice a dangerous or harassing situation or someone in distress.
All who participate in any Clarion event deserve respectful treatment, regardless of the capacity in which they are attending or participating. Unacceptable behaviors include, but are not limited to, the following: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning conduct by any attendee, speaker, partner, exhibitor, or volunteer of the event or related event activities. Clarion prohibits any and all offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, gender identity, or disability; use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or unwelcome following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; unwelcome physical contact or attention. Attendees often combine professional activities with social interaction, and while GridTECH Connect Forum encourages such networking and strengthening of connections between participants, GridTECH Connect Forum reserves the right to remove anyone who appears inebriated and who engages in conduct that interferes with the ability of other attendees and/or exhibitors to participate in and enjoy the event, and anyone whose social attentions become unwelcome toward a staff member, attendee, exhibitor, or any other person associated with the event. Event participants are not permitted to bring firearms to the event.
CONSEQUENCES OF UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR:
Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated at the events whether by attendees, media, speakers, volunteers, organizers, venue staff, sponsors, exhibitors, or anyone else even remotely related to the event. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. GridTECH Connect Forum, at its discretion, may remove and bar those who violate this Code from continued attendance or participation in some or all of the events in its sole and absolute discretion, without refund of any fees paid, and may bar violators of this Code from attendance or participation of any future Clarion events in its sole and absolute discretion.
Suit casing / Outboarding
GridTECH restricts exhibitors and other companies from hosting or participating in competing or conflicting events or activities that occur during official show hours. Exhibitors violating this policy will be subject to cancellation of their sponsorship without refund and may not be invited to participate in future forums. Sponsoring companies are not permitted to promote the company outside the contracted exhibit space. All marketing must remain within the contracted exhibit space. Marketing materials may not be placed on conference tables or other areas that are not within the boundaries, both inside and outside of the venue. Show management reserves the right to remove individuals or discard display materials that do not comply with these guidelines. Any attendee who is observed to be soliciting business in the aisles or other public spaces, or in another company's booth, will be asked to leave immediately.
What is suit casing?
Suit casing is a business practice in which unethical companies will gain access to an event by obtaining some type of event credential (attendee badge) and then solicit business in the aisles or other public spaces used for the conference. This practice skirts the support of the organizer and the industry. Attendees that sell to exhibitors or other attendees, but don't purchase a badge, are suit casing. Typically, suit casers approach people in the public areas of the show, such as registration and food-service areas, or aisles, and hand out brochures or other marketing collateral. This includes the hotels. This is expressly prohibited at most shows since again, these people are poaching the attendees that exhibitors have paid to see.
What can you do?
Attendees can report any observed violations to the exhibits manager, or GridTECH staff, or conference security. The exhibits manager will investigate all complaints of suit casing. GridTECH recognizes that suit casing may also take the form of commercial activity conducted from a hotel guest room or hospitality suite, a restaurant, or any other public place in proximity to our event. For the purposes of this policy, suit casing violations may occur at venues and at other events. It is, for this reason, GridTECH staff must be informed of any hospitality suites, and expressed consent must be given prior to the event.
GridTECH Connect Forum Attendee List Rules
GridTECH Connect Forum does not sell, rent, or distribute any database lists, nor do we disclose email addresses. Statements claiming to offer these attendee lists are fraudulent. If you receive a message from a source outside of GridTECH Connect Forum, please do not interact with them. Valid GridTECH Connect Forum emails will include “Email ID Text”@clarionevents.com.
Approved GridTECH Connect Forum Housing Vendors
All GridTECH Connect Forum approved housing vendors will be clearly noted on the GridTECH Connect Forum event website. Any solicitation coming from housing companies for room reservations at our hotels is a scam. Please delete the email immediately and do not interact with the sender.