North America Smart Energy Week


September 23-26, 2019
Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City, UT

Networking & Special Events

Networking Events

If you are attending SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week, prepare to connect with professionals from all facets of the industry.

Welcome Networking

Start the conference off right. Network with colleagues the first evening of the event. Included with Full Conference registration (ticket required).

Monday, September 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm

ESI: Beers with Peers

Feel the energy at this lively gathering of energy storage professionals. Mix and mingle with colleagues during the beers with peers happy hour.

Tuesday, September 24 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at ESI

Poster Reception

Hear from leaders in the industry, grab a drink, and get one-on-one insight from a wide-selection of poster presenters with the latest technologies.

Tuesday, September 24 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Happy Hour

Close out a full day of learning with libations and laughter on the expo floor. Attendees with access to the expo floor can attend the happy hour.

Wednesday, September 25 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm


Join fellow solar and storage Twitter friends at the annual Tweetup as we formally commemorate the solar and smart energy connection with cake.

Wednesday, September 25 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Young Professionals Happy Hour

New to the industry? Stop by this networking reception to connect with other professionals early in their careers.

Wednesday, September 25 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Start-Up Program

Hear from emerging companies that are developing cutting-edge technologies in the solar, storage, and smart-energy industry.

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Special Events

Beyond the educational opportunities and expo floor at SPI, ESI, and North America Smart Energy Week, there are additional chances for networking and making those important business connections. Please note, an additional registration fee may be required for these events.

Block Party

The annual Block Party is a highlight of the week! Join your colleagues for an exclusive networking party. Included with Full Conference registration only. Other attendees may purchase a ticket for the Block Party as an add-on during the registration process.

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Golf Tournament

Join your colleagues for friendly competition on the green. Individual, four-some team registrations available. Additional registration required.

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Women in Solar and Storage Luncheon

Last year attendees connected with energy professionals from across the globe in an interactive experience that encouraged discussion on how to effectively do business and advance their careers. This year, hear from a trailblazer for women in a male-dominated industry.

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Run with the Sun 5k

Are you an early riser? Looking for a workout during your jam-packed week? Start your day with a quick run with your colleagues. Additional registration required.

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