IT Nation Secure 2022 FAQ

What is IT Nation Secure? IT Nation Secure is the IT industry’s must-attend cybersecurity event to help you reduce risk, transform your business, and streamline service delivery of cybersecurity solutions for your clients.  

When and where is IT Nation Secure? We’re hosting IT Nation Secure in Orlando, FL, June 6-8, 2022, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center.  

Is IT Nation Secure offered virtually this year?  IT Nation Secure is only offered in-person this year. If you need a virtual option, we plan to include cybersecurity training at IT Nation Connect in November with in-person and virtual options.  

Who should attend? Sessions and content are designed for various roles in your organization. Depending on your goals, you may want to bring your leadership team, service or operations managers, sales or service team, and of course, cybersecurity pros. We recommend setting goals to help you select attendees. 

What is the difference between IT Nation Secure and IT Nation Connect?  

  • IT Nation Secure dives deep into cybersecurity for IT service providers and is a mix of technical and business-driven content.   
  • IT Nation Connect has content geared more towards business growth and leadership roles and offers training on how to drive your business goals forward. 

I’m not a ConnectWise partner. Can I still attend? Yes. IT Nation Secure for everyone in the IT industry who wants to deep dive into cybersecurity. This must-attend conference is your chance to learn from ecosystem and vendor thought leaders, cybersecurity industry experts, ConnectWise partners, and more. Cybersecurity is more relevant than ever, and IT Nation Secure is the best place to gain security knowledge and how to navigate your business through these ever-changing times.  

What is the dress code for IT Nation Secure? IT Nation Secure is an informal conference. Think slacks, company polos, and comfortable shoes for walking between sessions.  

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How much does it cost? We are offering multiple pass options. Click here to see our different pass types and what each pass includes!   

When does early bird pricing end? Early bird pricing starts at $599/person and will end on April 29, 2022. After that, the price will go up to $749/person.  

Are there discounts for multiple attendees from my company? Yes! When you add attendees to an existing All-Access pass, you’ll receive a 20% discount for each additional attendee. If you plan to register more than five attendees from your company, please reach out to NationsEvents@ConnectWise.com for more saving options.  

Which meals are included in my registration?   

  • Monday: Heavy hors d'oeuvres at our Welcome Reception   
  • Tuesday: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner    
  • Wednesday:  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner    

Can I bring my spouse/guest/significant other? Yes, we are currently offering a social guest pass add-on for $249/person, which includes access to the Welcome Reception, Pub Crawl, IT Nation Celebration, and Spark After Dark parties. It can be added to an All-Access pass in the registration process. This pass does not include breakfasts or lunches.  

What is the cancellation policy? We understand the uncertainty surrounding attendance of future events, and we want to support you in your personal and professional journey as best we can. That’s why we’re offering a 100% refund through May 30 on all in-person passes. After that time, cancellations won’t be accepted. However, you can always swap attendees to send someone in your place. 

How can I switch my registration to someone else?  To swap attendees, email NationsEvents@ConnectWise.com with the following information:  

  • Current attendee name 
  • New attendee name 
  • New email 
  • New job title 
  • New cell number  
  • New emergency contact name and number  

When should I travel? IT Nation Secure kicks off on Monday, June 6, at 5:00pm ET and wraps up on Wednesday, June 8, at 8:30pm ET. You may want to attend some optional pre-kickoff events during the morning and afternoon on Monday. We recommend arriving on Sunday or Monday and leaving on Thursday.  

Where is the hotel, and how do I access the special room rates? Our event hotel is the beautiful  Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Your registration confirmation emails and other post-registration communication will include links for booking rooms in our special-negotiated block.  The special negotiated rate cannot be honored for reservations booked directly though the hotel website.

Where can I find the breakout sessions? When finalized, the breakout session schedule will be posted on our website and available in our mobile app when that launches. Ten rounds of breakout sessions will cover cybersecurity training from experts in the industry. Our session themes are:  

  • Create a Culture of Cybersecurity 
  • Protect Your House 
  • Build, Package, and Sell 
  • Operationalize and Deliver 
  • Respond to Incidents and Changes in Landscape 

Will breakout sessions be recorded? A small number of keynotes and sessions will be recorded, but most will not.  

How do I pre-register for sessions? No session registration needed! However, the optional pre-kickoff workshops, which you select during registration, are first-come, first-serve. We recommend planning the sessions you would like to attend in advance to make sure you arrive in time to get a seat.  

What procedures are being put in place for COVID-19 safety precautions?   Safety is our priority. We remain flexible to make sure we follow recommended guidelines at the time of the event. Click here for more information on these policies.    

What kind of networking can I expect? You can expect fun and safe networking events throughout IT Nation Secure. Our featured events are the Welcome Reception on Monday evening, the Solutions Pavilion Pub and IT Nation Celebration on Tuesday evening, and finally, our Spark After Dark party on Wednesday evening. We also offer a variety of smaller networking opportunities throughout the conference. You’ll have no problem finding like-minded people to network with!   

Is there a Capture the Flag event,  and how do I participate? We’ll be facilitating a virtual CTF game that will run for the duration of the conference. During the registration process, make sure to check the box that you are interested in learning more. 

Will there be a mobile app for the event? Yes! The mobile app is essential to navigating your experience at IT Nation Secure. It will be available for download in your app store in late May. Instructions will be sent out in our Know Before U Go email.  

How do I exhibit at IT Nation Secure?Click here for more information on the great benefits of exhibiting at IT Nation Secure and what you need to do to participate.  

I want to be a speaker at IT Nation Secure. How can I apply?  To apply to become a speaker at IT Nation Secure, click here 

Is there a Code of Conduct for The IT Nation? Yes, it can be found here. To report a violation, please email HR@connectwise.com.

Have a question that wasn’t answered? Please email The IT Nation team.