GS1 Connect

San Diego • June 7‑9, 2022

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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Connect With Industry Leaders

The LinkUp: Connect with Solution Providers & Win a Roku Streaming Stick+

The LinkUp was a live, two-way networking opportunity with solution providers to help you maximize the use of GS1 Standards. Conference goers who attended at least five (5) 15-minute one-on-one appointments were eligible to participate in a random drawing for a Roku Streaming Stick+ (a $50 Value), with seventy-five prizes awarded!

The Solutions Spotlight Shines a Light on Shared Business Challenges

Attendees took advantage of live solutions-focused presentations to engage in dialogue with our Premier Sponsors. Solution providers showcased their latest products, tools, and services addressing business challenges related to inventory management, data quality, product data management, product/location identification, safety, and traceability. View the details.

Trading Partner Roundtables

Your Chance to Get Business Done

Attendees took advantage of dedicated time to meet with trading partners to review standards-based best practices and business processes to help drive efficiency in your shared supply chain. Open to All-Access Pass attendees only.
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GS1 US Central

15-Minute “Ask the Experts” Sessions

Attendees reserved one-on-one time with experts where they could get a demo on GS1 US Data Hub®, get their questions answered on all things data quality, seek advice on the best GS1 US University offerings for their specific business need, and learn about Membership benefits. This was the virtual equivalent of visiting our most popular kiosks.

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Earn Your Conference Credential: The Acclaim Badge

The Acclaim Badge made its debut as a credential for those attending GS1 Connect 2021: Digital Edition. The Acclaim Badge is a visible sign of your participation in the GS1 US community and your advocacy for the adoption, use, and adherence of GS1 Standards. Attendees shared their advocacy in the Licenses & Certifications section of your LinkedIn profile.

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Sweating With Syndigo:
Cardio Workout with Billy Blanks

Attendees joined a live-stream cardio workout led by Billy Blanks, the CEO, coach, and leader of TAE BO® NATION. Wellness Activity sponsored by Syndigo.

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Networking Event:
Say Cheese With Salsify

Salsify led an informative and fun evening networking event. Attendees learned how the role of the Global Data Synchronization Network® (GDSN®) in commerce has changed, obtained critical learning for unifying in-store and online data, and understood how to make GDSN data ready for the digital shelf with Salsify. All-Access Pass attendees received a kit of supplies in advance of the event and learned how to craft a beautiful charcuterie board at home.

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Pre-Conference Meeting
Syndigo Ignite: Experiences Virtual Event

This Ignite: Experiences virtual event was focused on doing Whatever It Takes to grow your business through next-level content. Attendees heard from industry leaders, masters of data management, and clients who are actively working on their data to learn about how they have gone above-and-beyond to curate their data to eliminate waste in the supply chain, satisfy customer’s demand for high quality information, and drive sales in the virtual world.

Beyond Business as Usual: The Leaderboard Contest

The more you engage, the more points you can score!

This year we’ve moved beyond the typical conference experience. Our interactive event platform offered attendees the ability to personalize their experience. Scheduled 1:1 meetings. Chatted with other attendees and solution providers. Networked with their trading partners and LinkUp with sponsors. Earned points for completing engagement activities throughout the platform. Daily prizes were awarded to the top point earners June 8th – 10th.