September 10-13, 2017

Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Las Vegas, NV

Networking & Special Events

Networking Events

If you are attending SPI, prepare to network with the industry. The events below are open to everyone who has access to the exhibit hall.

Poster Reception

Grab a drink and network one-on-one with poster representatives.

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

Close out a full day of learning with libations and laughter on the expo floor.

Start-Up Showcase

Hear from companies with some of the most cutting-edge technologies in the solar industry!

Young Professionals Happy Hour

New to solar? Stop by the Young Professionals in Solar Energy Reception to network and grab a drink with other young professionals.

Special Events

At SPI, beyond the educational opportunities and expo floor, are additional chances for networking and making those important connections that build your business. Please note additional registration fee may be required for these events.

Golf Tournament

Join your colleagues for a friendly game of golf.

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Welcome Networking Event

Start the conference off right. Network with colleagues the first evening of the event.

Run With the Sun 5K

Get ready for some friendly competition! Meet your colleagues for a quick run before you start the day.

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Block Party

The annual Block Party is a highlight of the week! Join your colleagues for an exclusive networking party at Mandalay Bay Beach, Monday, September 11, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Block Party is included with Full Conference registration only. Other attendees may purchase a ticket for the Block Party as an add-on during the registration process for $150.

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Professional Women in Solar Lunch

The annual SPI Professional Women in Solar networking event is organized by a group of dedicated volunteers.