Network. Discover. Engage.

GS1 Connect provides multiple opportunities to connect with other attendees and trading partners with whom you share business interests, expertise, technologies, or business strengths.
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GS1 US University at GS1 Connect

Looking to take your barcode knowledge to the next level? GS1 US University 101 and 102 are offered as pre-conference educational sessions in a classroom environment where instructor and peer interactions have always been highly rated by our attendees. Join us for one or both courses and make the most of your conference experience.

Trading Partner Roundtables


Your Chance to Get Business Done
Meet with your trading partners in-person to review standards-based best practices and business processes to help drive efficiency in your shared supply chain. Interested in hosting a Trading Partner Roundtable? Contact us at 
[email protected]

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GS1 Connect 2022 On-Demand Selections

The complete on-demand library is available to all live-conference attendees at no additional cost. The below packages are available to those who cannot join us in San Diego. More details and registration information coming soon.

  • The Full Package includes all on-demand selections, more than 40 sessions for $349.
  • The Industry Package industry-specific selection of your choice, approximately 5 sessions PLUS additional cross-industry content for $249.
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Ideation & Experts Bar

Stop by and speak with our GS1 US® experts! Get a demo on GS1 US Data Hub®, chat about GS1 US University offerings, and get your questions answered by our experts on data quality, location identification, Sunrise 2027, and all things innovation with standards at the core.

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Topic Tables

Attend our “topic table” sessions designed to discuss trends, insights, and possible solutions to current challenges in a small-group setting. Start your conference experience by meeting peers and colleagues who share similar interests in job functions. 

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Startup Lab Pitch Competition

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to check out these startups go head-to-head in a chance to win up to $23,000 in total cash prizes.  All registered attendees for GS1 Connect 2022 will have free access to tune in virtually as the finalists face the panel of judges on June 1. GS1 US CEO, Bob Carpenter, will be announcing the first, second, and third prize winners live in San Diego! 

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Syndigo Shuffle – Fun Run and Charity Support

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM PT

Join us for an interactive 5K Fun Walk/Run on Wednesday morning! The beautiful, scenic course will take participants of all skill levels along the San Diego Marina and Embarcadero Boardwalk, with optional fun activities along the way. Enjoy the view and energize your mind and body for the day. Everyone who participates will receive a t-shirt, with prizes/swag along the course. Syndigo is sponsoring this fun run in support of No Kid Hungry, contributing a donation on behalf of everyone who participates!

All levels of runners and walkers are invited to participate. Advanced registration required. A healthy grab-and-go breakfast will be provided at the finish.

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GS1 Connect Bayside Bash

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM PT

Following Wednesday’s General Session Keynote, join us on the Marina Terrace for a true taste of San Diego. Taste a sample of the region’s freshest craft beers on tap. Be sure to visit our airbrush tattoo station to display your creativity. Feeling competitive? Try your hand at one of our beach games. Finally, don’t forget to snap a picture with your colleagues to remember the experience!

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“Sunrise 2027” Yoga 

Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM PT

Start your day off with movement and relaxation with an opportunity to rejuvenate your mind before conference sessions. A healthy grab-and-go breakfast will be provided.

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Earn Your Conference Credential:
The Acclaim Badge

The GS1 Connect Acclaim Badge is a visible sign of your advocacy for the adoption, use and adherence of GS1 Standards. Attendees can share their badges in the License & Certification section of their LinkedIn profiles to show their support for GS1 Connect and participation in the GS1 US Community.