Part of North America Smart Energy Week

September 24-27, 2018Anaheim Convention CenterAnaheim, CA

Networking & Special Events

Networking Events

If you are attending SPI and ESI, 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.

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.

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 this networking reception for libations and connections.

Special Events

Beyond the educational opportunities and expo floor at SPI, 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 a friendly game of golf. Add-on cost to SPI registration.

Welcome Networking

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.

Block Party

The annual Block Party is a highlight of the week! Join your colleagues for an exclusive networking party. 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.

Professional Women in Solar and Storage Luncheon

This annual event sells out every year! Last year, attendees heard from some of the most powerful women in solar and storage as they shared their executive insight on the latest trends that were impacting the industry, how they have adapted to these changes, and their forecast of the industry’ future. The 2017 panelists discussed how trends impacted their careers in the industry and shared their unique journeys. Add-on cost to SPI registration.