CED Tech Conference - FAQ


When and where will the CED Tech Conference 2018 take place?

The  CED Tech Conference will be held February 25-26 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Who attends?

The CED Tech Conference attracts a diverse group of 800+ attendees from around the nation including:

  • Entrepreneurs leading high-growth companies in Artificial Intelligence, Automation/Machine Learning, BI/Analytics, Blockchain/Cryptocurrency, Clean Tech, Cloud/Storage, Digital Health, Ecommerce, EdTech, FinTech, Gaming, Hardware, HR Tech, Internet of Things (IoT), Marketing Tech, Mobile, Shared Economy, Security, Virtual Reality, Wearables, or other tech-enabled services
  • Investors including venture capital, growth, strategic, corporate, angel, and individual investors
  • Nationally-recognized industry leaders
  • Corporate visionaries
  • Strategic partners and professional firms
  • Ecosystem partners and support organizations
  • Tech enthusiasts
  • Press/Media
What is the cost to attend?

CED Members get the lowest rates! Are you an entrepreneur or work for a startup? You may be able to join CED and attend the conference for less than $475. And your co-workers get access to the lowest rate.

Click here for detailed rates.

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Are any sponsorship opportunities available for the CED Tech Conference?

Yes, sponsorship packages are available in a wide range of options. A sponsorship can provide your company with high-profile visibility to a large number of influential executives and decision-makers in attendance. To inquire about pricing, please contact Robin Costello via email at rcostello@cednc.org or by phone at 919.226.0476.

Where can I stay?

You have two downtown options, both which are a short walking distance from the Convention Center.

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Address:           421 South Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone:              919-834-9900
Rate:                call hotel
Reservations:    800-325-3535  |  Ask for “CED Conference” rate  

Rooms are running out, Book yours before the group rate expires. 

Marriott City Center
Address:            500 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 2760
Phone:               919-833-1120
Rate:                  Call Hotel
Cut off date:      
Reservations:     888-236-2427 |  Ask for CED Conference


What is the nearest airport?

Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU) is the nearest airport to the Raleigh Convention Center.

Am I allowed to record any of the conference sessions or events?

No, any unauthorized recording of the CED Tech Conference sessions or events is strictly prohibited.

Will anyone be taking pictures during the conference?

Yes, pictures will be taken during the conference. By registering for the conference, you acknowledge that there is a possibility your picture may be taken.