November 01, 2023

Why attend AWS re:Invent 2023?

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AWS re:Invent offers cloud enthusiasts, experts, and practitioners an experience like no other. You get five days of opportunities to find productive solutions that will transform your company and your pick of 2,000+ learning sessions to quickly master new skills. And, the event gives you hundreds of ways to build connections that can mean the next big step for your career—or your business. 

What is re:Invent?

At its core, re:Invent is about learning—but that’s just the start. It’s a week-long immersion among people with a shared passion, including skilled AWS leaders who are excited to share their expertise. You’ll efficiently gain practical skills for building more innovative solutions and expand your cloud-tech circle. And when you need a break, head out for happy hour or challenge your friends to a game or two. We think it’s pretty special, and we’d love to see you there. 

Top 3 reasons to attend

  • Interactive and Expert-led
    Whether you want to level-up your technical skills or transform your business, AWS Partners and experts are there to give you the personalized learning you need.
  • Breaking news you can use
    Discover the newest and most exciting tech innovations with AWS leaders, and then attend breakout sessions to learn how to put those innovations into practice. You’ll get a head start on groundbreaking technology that you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Have Fun with Peers
    You’ll have a multitude of opportunities to learn and grow professionally—but you’ll also get to relax and unwind. Dance, sip a cocktail with peers, or participate in the unique pop-up activities we have planned throughout the week.

What’s Included

Here’s what you get when you register for re:Invent 2023:

  • Keynotes with prominent industry leaders 
  • 2,000+ learning sessions to choose from 
  • Interactive learning formats like chalk talks, workshops, and builders’ sessions 
  • 1:1 conversations with our sponsors to connect and discover their latest innovations 
  • Evening receptions to meet peers and make new connections, hosted by top-tier sponsors 
  • Access to meals, transportation between venues, and discounted hotel rates 
  • Fun events such as a 5K, and table tennis and pickleball tournaments
  • DJs, live music, interactive games, and dancing at the re:Play closing party

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When and where will re:Invent take place?

AWS re:Invent will take place November 27 through December 1, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada, across multiple venues. Explore the Campus page for more information on venues, hotels, and transportation.

How much does it cost?

An in-person conference pass is $2,099 (USD), and gives you access to the keynotes, sessions, labs, the Expo, re:Play, and other event activities, as well as transportation and meals on main conference days. Registration for virtual re:Invent is free.

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 


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