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IT Nation Connect

IT conference by ConnectWise

Nov. 11-13, 2020 – Orlando, FL

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get all your questions answered here about IT Nation Connect.
When is IT Nation Connect?

IT Nation Connect is November 11 through 13, 2020. If you plan on participating in any pre-conference workshops or events, double check which days those are on!

Who should attend?

If you run your business or manage a key technology team in your organization, this is your chance to attend the largest technology solution provider conference of its kind in the channel. There are sessions and topic tracks designed for every leadership role within your business, plus, endless opportunities to connect, collaborate, and learn.

What's the dress code?

IT Nation Connect is a casual conference. Think jeans, company polo, and comfortable shoes for all the walking between sessions.

What's the difference between IT Nation Connect and IT Nation Explore?

IT Nation Connect has content geared more towards business growth and leadership roles, and will offer training on how to drive your business goals forward. IT Nation Explore is where you go to get specific ConnectWise product training, hands-on lab experiences, and in-depth sessions geared toward excelling in your technology role.

I’m not a ConnectWise partner. Can I still attend?

IT Nation Connect is for everyone in the industry. Business leaders and managers will find the information and tools they need to empower their teams with sessions focused on business building, industry trends, thought leadership, and so much more. We’re revolutionizing the way technology workers deliver their services and solutions, and it begins at IT Nation Connect – the best place to see everything that’s new in the industry.

What are you doing to prepare for COVID-19? Will IT Nation Connect be affected?

ConnectWise is actively monitoring the latest developments surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and will continue to do so over the coming weeks. Click here to see our most recent updates.

How do I register?

Register here!

How much does it cost?

Currently we are offering a full conference pass for $750. You'll also save 20% off any additional colleagues when registering together (discount taken automatically during registration).

What’s included in the price?

Full conference passes include access to all keynotes, breakout sessions, the Solutions Pavilion with over 120 exhibitors, and all meals during the event, including our Wednesday and Friday night networking events with dinner and drinks.

I only want to attend the keynote sessions and the Solutions Pavilion. Is this an option?

No, this is not a pass we are currently offering.

I only want to attend one day of IT Nation Connect. Is that an option?

No, this is not a pass we are currently offering.

Can I bring my spouse/guest/significant other?

Yes! Register your guest as a Social Guest for access to our evening networking events for $350. The social pass does not have access to keynotes, breakout sessions, or breakfast and lunches.

What meals are included in my registration?

Dinner is included on Wednesday, November 11 at our Welcome Reception. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included on Thursday, November 12. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are included on Friday, November 13.

Can I register and not pay for a hotel room?

Yes. Registration does not include the cost of your hotel room. Feel free to stay anywhere you’d like, but don’t forget that we’ve negotiated special room rates at our conference hotels.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled before Wednesday, October 28 will be refunded except for a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after the October 28 cutoff.

Need help with registration? Call us at 844-851-9251 or
When should I travel?

Arrive on Wednesday, November 11 before 5:00PM EST for the main event. Participating in any pre-day sessions? Get here on Tuesday, November 10 instead. IT Nation Connect wraps up with an awesome party on Friday night so aim for a Saturday departure, with a little recovery time padded in.

Where are the hotel rooms and how do I get the special room rates?

We are working on securing discounted room blocks for the conference. When secured, hotel booking information will be in your registration confirmation email and in pre-event emails. Our room blocks will sell out, so please book as soon as possible!

Will transportation be provided from the hotels?

If any of our conference hotels are farther than walking-distance, we will provide transportation to and from them during peak conference hours.

Important Alert: Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations

It has come to our attention that travel agencies may be contacting you to solicit hotel reservations for IT Nation Connect. Please be advised that the only way to book into our conference hotel blocks is by using the links provided in your confirmation email. No other company has access to the discounted room blocks at our conference hotels. Finally, please be aware that ConnectWise takes your privacy very seriously and will not sell or rent your email address to any third parties.
What are the pre-conference workshops?

Pre-conference workshops are additional events that take place during the day on Wednesday, November 11. They are not included in your IT Nation Connect conference pass and may have additional fees associated. When confirmed, they will be available during registration and on our website.

Where can I find the breakout sessions?

We will have more than 100 breakout sessions that focus on six content themes: Growth & Scalability, Mergers & Acquisitions, Talent & Leadership Development, Security, Service Deliver & Customer Success, and Sales & Marketing. When finalized, you can find all our sessions and speakers on our website.

Are the sessions recorded?

Yes, some of our most popular sessions are recorded and will be posted after the conference wraps up for all attendees.

Can I register for breakouts and labs ahead of time?

No, all breakouts are first come, first serve. Adding a session to your schedule on the mobile app does not guarantee you a seat!

How do I apply to be a speaker?

We will open our call for speakers in early 2020. Stay tuned!

What kind of networking can I expect?

We pride ourselves on our community and have networking events throughout IT Nation Connect. Our featured events are the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening, and the Pub Crawl and Celebration on Thursday evening. We also offer a variety of smaller networking opportunities throughout the conference like meet-ups and our networking sessions during the breakout rounds. You’ll have no problem finding like-minded people to network with!

Is transportation to the off-site party included?

Yes! We will arrange transportation for all attendees. Please let us know if you need special accommodations.

Will there be dinner at the parties?

Yes! Dinner is included at the Welcome Reception and IT Nation Connect Celebration.

Are there any discounts for attendees?

Yes! We normally negotiate some great deals for our IT Nation Connect attendees to local theme parks, the Hyatt Regency spa, nearby golf and more! Stay tuned for updates on the discounts we secure for 2020.

What is IT Nation Gives and how can I get involved?

IT Nation Gives and the ConnectWise Foundation work together to provide our partners, sponsors, and colleagues a one-day volunteer event on Wednesday, November 11. Stay tuned to find out more!

How do I exhibit at IT Nation Connect?

Get details here.

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