Itron Inspire

2023 FAQ

Commonly asked questions and answers.

What is Itron Inspire?

Itron Inspire is our premier customer-focused conference that brings together our community of industry leaders and utility peers. This year, our conference takes place Oct. 22-27, 2023 in San Antonio, Texas at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa.

The main event, the Knowledge Conference, takes place Oct. 24-26 and includes a variety of keynotes, thought leadership panels, breakout sessions and networking events, as well as a showcase of Itron and partner solutions.

The breakout sessions are separated into four main tracks. See the full list here.

Should I attend Itron Inspire?

This event is for Itron customers, partners and prospects. It's also for employees of municipalities, cities and utilities at all levels who want to hear from a unique collection of speakers, on a range of diverse topics—all of which are designed to provide you with the valuable insights to help drive your business forward.

How much is the event registration fee?

The registration fee for a single full conference pass: Complete your registration here.

How much does the hotel cost per night?

Itron has negotiated a special rate of $269 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa. Rate based on availability until Sept. 15, 2023.

After registering for the event, please refer to your confirmation email for the customized booking link.

How do I get to the hotel?

Distance from San Antonio International Airport to the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa: 13 miles; about 20 minutes travel time. Transportation will not be provided. It is recommended to use your preferred car service, such as Uber or Lyft.

What is included with my full conference registration?

Will there be product experts I can speak with and may I see demonstrations?

Yes! The Knowledge Center is a showcase of Itron's solutions and partner offerings, helping to demonstrate the value of our technology, software and services. It is open during the Knowledge Conference, Oct. 24-26, which allows participants to talk with product experts and view live demos.

What if I want to register for pre-conference training?

You can register for product training sessions within the registration process for an additional cost. Trainings range from one- to three-day courses. Early bird rates end Friday, Aug. 11, 2023.

View the schedule, descriptions and costs here. Registration is required.

How do I register for a customer forum?

We offer a variety of customer forums that allow you to hear from Itron product team members and meet each other, ask questions, share knowledge and inspire one another. These events are free if you are registered for the Itron Inspire Knowledge Conference (or $150 per forum if attending customer forums only), and registration is required.

You can reserve your spot when registering for your full conference pass or forum-only attendance within the registration process. View the full schedule and descriptions here.

Will there be a Sales Channel Partner Conference?

Yes! Taking place prior to Itron Inspire, Sunday, Oct. 22-Tuesday, Oct. 24, the Itron Engage Sales Channel Partner Conference (formerly known as the Distributors' Conference) provides an opportunity for Sales Channel Partners to engage with Itron’s leaders and product managers to discuss Itron updates, updates to the program, product strategy and learn about the latest product offerings and enhancements.

Sales Channel Partners are also invited to attend any or all of the Itron Inspire conference as well.

This conference is by invite only. For questions or more information, please contact Allison Hedges.

Will there be an Itron Inspire event app?

Yes! The Itron Inspire event app will include everything you need know while attending the event in-person. It will include hotel maps to help navigate between rooms, full session schedule and speakers, the ability to build your own agenda and much more.

Registered attendees will be notified prior to the event with instructions on how to download the app.
There are a variety of opportunities offered to be a premium sponsor or exhibitor in the Knowledge Center. Premium sponsorship and exhibiting allows you to showcase your brand, your technology and your services in front of hundreds of utility and city attendees.

Please contact your partner manager or contact us for more information. Participation deadline: Friday, Sept. 1, 2023.

Additional questions about Itron Inspire?