Networking Opportunities

GS1 Connect provides the perfect forum for collaboration, bringing industry leaders, peers, and trading partners together from around the world to advance entire industries. Take advantage of lunch breaks, cocktail receptions, and a Gala on the USS Midway for unparalleled networking opportunities.


  • Tuesday, June 10 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

New for 2014, Collaboration Day gives you the opportunity to meet with peers, trading partners, and solution providers as your schedule allows—without taking time away from sessions and other conference activities.

Gala Event

  • Wednesday, June 11 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM


The U.S. Navy’s longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century—now a museum—serves as the backdrop for this year’s Gala. You’ll enjoy live music, a “USO Show” beneath the stars on the flight deck, flight simulators, and an evening of networking in style amidst the beauty of the San Diego bay.

Trading Partner Roundtables

  • Tuesday, June 10 from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 11 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Thursday, June 12 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Meet with trading partners one-on-one to discuss best practices and improve your relationships.
View 2014 Trading Partner Roundtable hosts >
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Ask the Experts

This is your opportunity to talk to GS1 US experts regarding industry initiates, how to get involved and the role of GS1 Standards. Located in the Industry and GS1 Standards and Solutions Zones, these seasoned professionals are available during Exhibit Hours, no appointments necessary.
  • Tuesday, June 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 11 from 10:20 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:50 PM to 5:00 PM
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Our team of GS1 US Call Center experts will be on hand to help solve your implementation problems and answer questions concerning your GS1 US membership. Located at the back of the GS1 Standards and Solutions Zone in the center of the Exhibit Hall, the Member Support Center team will be available on Tuesday, June 10th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 11th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.

You can make appointments or ask questions of our team in advance of the conference by either sending an email to Member Support at or contacting by phone 937-435-3870.

Meet & Greet Sessions

  • Tuesday, June 10 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Network with your peers during the Welcome Reception ad Industry Meet & Greet Sessions. They will take place in the Industry Zones in the Exhibit Hall.