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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 2-3, 2017

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 All Access Premium Platinum
On-site Registration: Day 1, 12:45pm X X X X
On-site Registration: Day 1, 8:00am X X X
Main Conference
Day 1: 12:45-6pm | Day 2: 8:30am-6:30pm
X X X X
Pre-Conference Workshops
Day 1: 8:30am-12:45pm
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
Expert 1-on-1 Speaker Consultations X
Dedicated Meeting Space and Premium Swag Bag X

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@techmediaco.com by September 22nd to provide advance notice. 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 22nd or on-site.

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

Pre-Conference is a selection of intensive morning workshops exclusive to those with an All Access, Premium or Platinum Pass. The Pre-conference Workshops take place on Monday, October 2nd, 8:30am – 12:45pm. To learn more, visit the Pre-Conference Workshops page.

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

Digital Summit Charlotte will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center (Richardson Ballroom)
501 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202 | (704) 339.6000 | www.charlotteconventionctr.com

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.

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.

Omni Charlotte Hotel – 132 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202 | (704) 377.0400

For attendees that will require hotel accommodations, we have secured a block of rooms at the Omni Charlotte Hotel at the discounted rate of $219+. The Omni Charlotte is conveniently located in Uptown Charlotte less than a 1/2 mile from the Charlotte Convention Center. The hotel features an on-premise restaurant, and complimentary high speed internet.

The group rate will be available until September 1. To make your reservation, please call the Reservation line at (704) 377.0400 and reference Digital Summit Charlotte or book online using the Digital Summit reservation link.

  • Opening Reception: Monday, October 2nd from 5:15pm – 6:30pm
  • Morning Coffee Social: Tuesday, October 3rd from 7:30am – 8:30am
  • Networking Break: Tuesday, October 3rd from 10:30am – 11:00am
  • Closing Reception: Tuesday, October 3rd from 5:20pm – 6:30pm

Follow the event @DigSumCharlotte and use #DSCLT to tweet or follow other tweeters.

Stay updated and connect with fellow attendees on our Facebook page.

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

  • Snacks will be provided at the opening beer & wine reception on Monday.
    Light Breakfast will be available from 7:30am – 8:30am on Tuesday morning.
  • Box Lunch is provided during the Tuesday keynote for all attendees (Pre-Conference attendees will also receive a box lunch on Monday).
  • Coffee & tea service will be available during various breaks throughout the conference.
  • Closing Reception will take place immediately following the final sessions on Wednesday.

Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@techmediaco.com by September 22nd to provide advance notice. 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 22nd or on-site.

Folks that require special assistance (nursing moms, accessibility, allergies, etc.) can email autumn@techmediaco.com to provide advance notice.

You’ll find a range of attire at the conference but generally most attendees are in business casual. Temperatures in venues fluctuate, so we advise to be prepared with 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 DS Charlotte 2017

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