Networking Events


Welcome Reception
Monday, May 4 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM
Building B, Level 2 Concourse  


Attendees planning to begin their week with our exciting conference programming on Monday  will close out their day with an opportunity to network with the great speakers and panelists featured that day.


Exhibit Hall Networking Receptions
Tuesday, May 5 from 4:30-5:30 PM
Wednesday, May 6 from 4:30-5:30 PM
Thursday, May 7 from 3:00-4:00 PM


Have a chance to reconnect with exhibitors and other attendees at the end of the day in a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy the innovative displays of technology and great conversation.




The Mix: Under the Sea 
Wednesday, May 6 from 7:30-10:30 PM
Georgia World Aquarium


Meet up with your new friends, the whale sharks and belugas of the Georgia World Aquarium for a swimmingly good time. Enjoy upscale dining from Wolfgang Puck, libations and great conversation with 2,500 of your fellow deep-sea explorers. Meander through the world-class exhibits featuring playful penguins, graceful manta rays, mischievous otters, living coral, impressive jellies and much more. In addition to the conversation and amazing exhibits, enjoy great live music and dancing.

Dress for the event is dressy casual to match the high energy fun. The Aquarium is walking distance from the GWCC and most hotels in the block. Shuttles will begin leaving the Hyatt Regency, Hilton Atlanta and Marriott Marquis beginnging at 7:00PM