Often overshadowed by the educational programming, networking can be one of the most valuable reasons to attend the Smart Industry conference.  Forge new friendships with peers, gain new business contacts, and possibly create new partnerships.  Check out all the networking opportunities the conference has to offer….

Speed Networking

Monday, September 24 / 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A fun and easy way to forge new connections at the event. Through short, 3-minute sessions, you’ll have the opportunity to introduce yourself and get to know other attendees.


Tuesday, September 25 / 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Moderated small discussion groups on key topics to uncover ways technology can improve your operations today and prepare your operations for the future.


Monday, September 24 - Wednesday, September 26

Exhibitors will be on hand throughout the conference for you to discover new technologies and solutions, ask questions, and create new partnerships.

Facility tours

Monday, September 24 / hours vary

While on your way to/from one of our off-site facility tour options, strike up a conversation with your neighbor.

Receptions & Meals

Monday, September 24 - Wednesday, September 26

The event provides two receptions, two lunches, and two breakfasts for you to network with your peers and solution providers while enjoying tasty food and drinks.