Together again, and it feels so good

IT Nation Welcome Reception

Kick off the conference at our Welcome Reception sponsored by MSP360. Network with sponsors while catching up with old friends and new. Dinner and drinks are provided! Welcome to IT Nation Connect 2021! 

In-person only | Wednesday, Nov 10 | 6:30pm – 9:00pm | Solutions Pavilion

Pub Crawl

Cheers and beers! Join this casual crawl through the exhibit hall and mingle with sponsors and attendees while sampling an array of craft beers and seltzer.  

In-person only | Thursday, Nov 11 | 5:00pm – 6:45pm | Solutions Pavilion 

IT Nation Celebration at Universal’s Islands of Adventure™!

We had so much fun in 2019, we’re going back! IT Nation is once again taking over The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™Hogsmeade™, and Jurassic Park™ at Universal's Islands of Adventure™! Enjoy dinner, drinks, and private access to epic rides and experiences. It’s a night of unforgettable excitement!

In-person only | Thursday, Nov 11 | 7:30pm – 10:30pm | Universal’s Islands of Adventure 

The neon is lit and the stage is set for Spark after Dark

Leave business behind and mingle with old friends and new at a party thrown in your honor. Join us Nov. 12 at 6:30pm for an electrifying evening filled with live music, food and drinks, and good vibes. You can relax in lounge areas, capture the moment at a 360° degree photo booth, take on the challenge of party games, and more. It’s a night you don’t want to miss.

See you there!

In-person only Friday, Nov 12 | 6:30pm – 9:30pm | Windermere Ballroom 

First Timers Orientation

Calling all IT Nation Connect first-timers. We’re excited you’re here! Stop by to get tips and tricks for navigating the conference, making the most of your time here, and getting to know the community. 

In-person only | Wednesday, Nov 10 | 4:00pm – 4:45pm | Orlando M 

Meet Ups

Want to connect with attendees that have your same interests? Check out one of our meet ups! These informal get -togethers are a great place to meet people walking in your shoes! 

Virtual & In-person | Check app for times and locations 

IT Nation Gives

We’ve partnered with onbikes and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida to build 500 Zikes for kids. Zikes are a scooter and an elliptical rolled into one. They provide kids with health benefits, transportation, and fun! Sign up during your registration process to participate in our human-powered assembly line to build Zikes, network with attendees, and have fun while helping kids in the community. Pre-registration is required. 

In-person only | Wednesday, Nov 10 | 11:00am – 1:00pm | Ballroom H 

Sponsored by

M&A Deal Crawl

Interested in growth through acquisitions or selling your company? Apply to participate in our M&A Deal Crawlthe speed dating of M&A. We match potential buyers and sellers in this two- hour, structured networking event. Application and pre-acceptance are required to participate.  

In-person only | Thursday, Nov 11 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm | Barrell Spring I & II