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We look forward to hosting you at Digital Summit Charlotte!

Below you will find the information to assist you in your planning for this event

Digital Summit Charlotte
October 3-4, 2018

Venue
Charlotte Convention Center (Richardson Ballroom)
501 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202
www.charlotteconventionctr.com

Below is a breakdown of what is included by pass type:

Conference Plus Premium Platinum
On-site Registration: Day 1, 12:30pm X X X X
On-site Registration: Day 1, 8:00am X X X
Main Conference
Day 1: 12:30-6:15pm | Day 2: 8:30am-5:10pm
X X X X
AM Workshops
Day 1: 8:30am-12:30pm
X X X
Day 1 Lunch * X X X
Day 2 Lunch * X X X X
Keynotes, Exhibitor Showcase, Networking Receptions & Access to Presentation Decks X X X X
OnDemand: Slidecasts w/ audio X X X
VIP Lounge Access X X
Reserved Seating and On-site Concierge X X
Backstage Keynote Meet + Greet X
Platinum Swag Bag X
Full-Day DS Masterclasses X

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@digitalsummit.com to provide advance notice by September 24th. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after September 24th or onsite.

How do I pre-register for sessions I want to attend?
No need to pre-register for any of the sessions on the agenda! Attendees are welcome to select their desired session right on site.

Conference, Plus, and Premium Passes can be upgraded by visiting this direct upgrade link and selecting ‘Conference to Plus’, ‘Plus to Premium’ or  ‘Premium to Platinum’.

AM Workshops are a selection of intensive morning workshops exclusive to those with a Plus, Premium or Platinum Pass. The AM Workshops take place on Wednesday, October 3rd, 8:30am – 12:30pm. To learn more, visit the AM Workshops page.

If you’re not sure which level pass you have, please contact Autumn in our registration department: autumn@digitalsummit.com | 919-529-5373

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St | Charlotte, NC 28202 | (704) 339-6000

For directions and parking info visit the location page.

No need to bring anything! Just stop by registration and we’ll have your badge waiting for you by last name.

There are two entrances to the Charlotte Convention Center, one is located on College Street and a second on East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The NASCAR Hall of Fame parking deck, located at 500 S. Brevard St. is also connected to the Charlotte Convention Center via a convenient overstreet walkway.

From I-85

Driving south from points north of Charlotte
Take Brookshire Freeway (Highway 16 South), Exit 36.
Merge right onto the I-277 loop (John Belk Freeway).
Take Stonewall Street, Exit 1E.
Turn left on Stonewall Street and proceed 3 blocks.
The Charlotte Convention Center will be on your right after you cross Brevard Street.

Driving north from points south of Charlotte
Take Little Rock Road, Exit 32.
Turn right at the bottom of the ramp.
Turn right at the first traffic light.
Turn left at the 2nd traffic light onto Wilkinson Boulevard (Hwy 74 East).
Follow Wilkinson Boulevard as it becomes the I-277 loop (John Belk Freeway).
Take College Street, Exit 1E.
The Charlotte Convention Center will be on your right after you cross Stonewall Street.

From I-77

Driving south from points north of Charlotte
Take the 1-277 loop (John Belk Freeway), Exit 9.
Take College Street, Exit 1E.
The Charlotte Convention Center will be on your right after you cross Stonewall Street.

Driving north from points south of Charlotte
Take the 1-277 loop (John Belk Freeway), Exit 9B.
Take College Street, Exit 1E.
The Charlotte Convention Center will be on your right after you cross Stonewall Street.

From U.S. Highway 74 (Wilkinson Boulevard on the West and Independence Boulevard on the East)

Driving east from points west of Charlotte
Follow Wilkinson Boulevard (Hwy 74 East) as it becomes the I-277 loop (John Belk Freeway).
Take College Street, Exit 1E.
The Charlotte Convention Center will be on your right after you cross Stonewall Street.

Driving west from points east of Charlotte
Follow Independence Boulevard (Hwy 74 West) and merge left onto the I-277 loop (John Belk Freeway).
Take Stonewall Street, Exit 1E.
Turn left onto Stonewall Street and proceed 3 blocks.
The Charlotte Convention Center will be on your right after you cross Brevard Street.

Please check out Charlotte Center City’s parking map for nearby lots within walking distance of the Convention Center, updated in real-time with pricing info and availability: www.charlottecentercity.org/transportation/parking/.

Parking is available at prevailing rates in parking lots and towers surrounding the Charlotte Convention Center.

The NASCAR Hall of Fame parking deck is located at 500 S. Brevard St. and conveniently connected to the Charlotte Convention Center via an overstreet walkway. The daily rate is $20.

Charlotte’s Lynx Light Rail system conveniently stops two blocks away from the Convention Center, at the 3rd Street / Convention Center stop. Click here for more info about the Lynx system.

Please Note: Digital Summit does NOT work with any third party to coordinate hotels. You will be directed to a link to book your room directly at the event hotel. Sponsor contact information is not shared with a third party, nor should any of our event hotels be contacting you to book your rooms. Anyone who does so, is a scam.

Click here for Accommodations

  • Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 3rd from 5:15-6:15pm
  • Conference Arrival & Networking: Wednesday, October 3rd from 12:30-1:00pm
  • Morning Coffee Social: Thursday, October 4th from 7:30-8:30am
  • Networking Break: Thursday, October 4th from 10:30-11am
  • Closing Reception: Thursday, October 4th from 4:10-5:10pm

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There will be free Wi-Fi available throughout the event space.

  • Snacks will be provided at the opening beer & wine reception on Wednesday.
  • Light Breakfast will be available from 8:00am – 8:30am on Thursday morning.
  • Box Lunch is provided during the Thursday keynote for all attendees (AM Workshop attendees will also receive a box lunch on Wednesday).
  • Coffee & tea service will be available during various breaks throughout the conference.

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@digitalsummit.com to provide advance notice by September 24th. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after September 24th or onsite.

If you require special assistance (nursing moms, accessibility, allergies, dietary requests etc.), please contact autumn@digitalsummit.com to provide advance notice by September 24th. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after September 24th or on-site.

You’ll find a range of attire at the conference but generally most attendees are in business casual. Temperatures in conference halls may fluctuate widely. It’s advised to dress in layers.

Attendees will receive an email within one week of event closing with a post-event survey and access information to view presentations via a secure portal from the Digital Summit website. Please note that presentations will not be available to download, but will be available for viewing for 6 weeks after the event.

It’s of utmost importance to us that the conference be informative, valuable and fun for all. If there is anything we can do to make for a better experience, please let us know by filling out our post-event survey immediately following the conference. We read EVERY one, and use them to shape our future conferences.

Join us at Digital Summit Charlotte 2018