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Networking Opportunities at DesignCon 2023

Meet up with peers, customers, and old and new friends during DesignCon’s various networking options.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, April 5, 6-8 p.m., Terra Courtyard at the Hyatt Regency

Enjoy complimentary cocktails, bites, games, and more at DesignCon's annual gathering. This year’s open-to-all pass types reception is themed as a Spring Break for engineers. Badges required for entry.

Sponsored by: Samtec logo

Welcome Breakfast

Tuesday, April 5, 8-9 a.m., Mission City Ballroom B1

Paid conference passholders, event committee members, and speakers can fuel up before Tuesday’s sessions with this complimentary networking breakfast.

Conference Networking Lunch

Complimentary lunches are available daily from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. for paid conference passholders, event committee members, and speakers.

  • Tuesday, April 5: Mission City Ballroom B1
  • Wednesday, April 6 & Thursday, April 7: Expo Floor

Conference Breaks

Breaks in the daily proceedings allow time to for paid conference passholders, event committee members, and speakers to re-energize with refreshments.

  • Tuesday, April 5:
    • Morning Break – 11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
    • Afternoon Break – 4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 6 & Thursday, April 7:
    • Morning Break – 8:45 - 9 a.m., 9:45-10 a.m.
    • Afternoon Break – 2:45 - 3 p.m., 3:45-4 p.m.

Located in the conference hallways

Tuesday Afternoon Coffee Break Sponsored By:   Ansys logo

Booth Bar Crawls

Wind down with your peers at daily meet-and-greets on the expo floor at participating booths! All pass types can visit with exhibitors, enjoy a beer and some bites, and learn about exceptional product offerings. *Food will be provided around the expo floor.

  • Wednesday, April 6: 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 7: 5 – 6 p.m.

Sponsored by: Amphenol logoCarlisleIT logoTektronix logoACE logoRosenberg logoAnsys logo

All networking sessions follow health & safety requirements.