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GS1 Connect: Ascend | June 5-7, 2023 | Denver, Colorado

Rise to the Challenges of the Digital Supply Chain

Join us in the Mile High City to connect with industry leaders and learn how to create automated, digital, sustainable supply chains.

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Network With Peers, Innovators, and Industry Leaders

Get connected with colleagues, interact with industry experts, tap into the latest best practices, and discover how to most efficiently use data to optimize your operations and grow your business.


Make the Most of Your Conference Experience

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Session Content by Track

Supply chain leaders and innovators share industry insights and implementation best practices of GS1 Standards.

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Trading Partner Roundtables

Informal 20-minute sessions to facilitate collaborative discussions among trading partners on the use of standards-based best practices.

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How to Do Business With... Sessions

Start each morning (Tuesday and Wednesday) learning how to do business with leading companies in grocery, foodservice, retail, and healthcare.

Conference Sessions Created by Industry for Industry 

Members of our Community Advisory Board representing a cross-section of GS1 Standards users help identify topics and speakers of the highest interest to our communities. Whether it’s supply chain efficiencies, master data management best practices, or business process improvements with the use of GS1 Standards, supply and demand sides of business will be at the table—and the podium—to share actionable insights.

Learn More About the Program

GS1 Connect 2023 Topic Tables

GS1 Connect Topic Table Sessions

Back by popular demand, the conference starts and ends with this networking opportunity to share common experiences with your peers. Participate in discussions facilitated by experts with topics determined by you.

Have a topic in mind? Share it with us during registration.

GS1 Connect 2023 University

GS1 US University Courses

Learn the basics of GS1 Standards or attend our Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Essentials Certificate Course at GS1 US University, available on Monday, June 5.

GS1 Connect 2023 Conversation with Experts

GS1 US Ideation & Experts

As an attendee, you can meet with GS1 US® professionals on their subject matter expertise, learn about our tools, and ask questions about how to implement GS1 Standards.

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GS1 Connect: Startup Lab

Eight startups pursuing innovative, emerging technologies and solutions will compete live in the Startup Lab Pitch Competition for a chance to win from a $23,000 prize pool.

GS1 Connect 2023 Wellness

Daily Wellness Events

Get moving to start your day! Wellness events will be scheduled each morning of the conference. More information coming soon.

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Keynote Speakers

Each year, GS1 Connect® attracts leaders from across industries to share their knowledge and experience in our keynote series. 

Watch this space for details of who will be inspiring attendees at GS1 Connect 2023.


GS1 Connect Co-Located Events

Industry Initiative and workgroup meetings occur in conjunction with GS1 Connect every year. Stay tuned! More announcements about 2023 meetings are coming soon.

Conference Updates

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Have a Question? Connect With Us

Our conference support team is available at the concierge desk to ensure you get the most out of your GS1 Connect experience.

+1 937.230.9889

GS1ConnectConcierge@gs1us.org

Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. ET