North America Smart Energy Week


September 14-17, 2020
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim, CA

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. Additional tickets are not required for the events below.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell/EV:
Beers with Peers

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

Tuesday, September 24 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hydrogen Fuel Cell and EV Theater, Booth #7405

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. Sponsored by DNV GL

Tuesday, September 24 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Poster Showcase Area, Booth #4680


Join our annual host Tor "@SolarFred" Valenza for this milestone gathering and enjoy local Salt Lake City premium brews and small bites courtesy of our generous sponsor Vivint Solar.

Wednesday, September 25 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Vivint Solar Booth L-106

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. Sponsored by LONGi Solar

Wednesday, September 25 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Exhibit Hall & Exhibit Ballroom

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 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Exhibit Hall, Industry Trends Theater, Booth #7341

Community Engagement Lounge

Join us in the Community Lounge during the show to connect with other attendees, learn about exciting new diversity and inclusion initiatives in the renewable industry, and dive deeper into education session topics in small group Q&A with featured speakers. Programming is available during exhibit hall hours.

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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.

Golf Tournament

Join your colleagues for friendly competition on the green. Individual, four-some team registrations available. Additional registration required. SOLD OUT
Monday, September 23 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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. SOLD OUT
Tuesday, September 24 from 6:00 am - 8:00 am
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Networking Breakfast Roundtables

Join your colleagues over breakfast to network and discuss the latest trends across all the verticals at North America Smart Energy Week. Additional registration required.
Wednesday, September 25 from 8:30 am - 10:00 am
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Welcome Networking

Start the conference off right. Network with colleagues the first evening of the event. Included with Full Conference registration only. Other attendees may purchase a ticket as an add-on during the registration process.

Monday, September 23 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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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.
Tuesday, September 24 from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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. Additional registration required. Online Sales have ended. Limited tickets may be available at the door.
Wednesday, September 25 from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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