You will receive a confirmation email when you register. This confirmation email contains your tax receipt. Please check your junk mail if you do not receive the email within 24 hours.
No. You will pick up your badge at the on-site registration desk with the same email you used to register.
We recommend arriving ahead of time to ensure a seamless start to your Summit experience.
September 12, 2018: 12pm-1pm
September 13, 2018: 7:30am–5pm
September 14, 2018: 7:30am–2pm
Your confirmation email contains your tax receipt. Please contact us if you did not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of registering for Summit.
Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds. Transfers will be accepted until September 6, 2018. Please contact for ticket transfer information.
We are unable to offer early bird rates after May 31, 2018. Be sure to register ahead of time to take advantage of this special offer.
Visit the register page to see the full list of single and group tickets. Group tickets are the best value.
Absolutely. Group pricing is available on the register page and offers the best value.
You do not need your registration confirmation for entry to the Summit. Please contact us if you require your registration confirmation re-sent for tax or other purposes.
Due to privacy concerns, we do not release the names of registered attendees; however, you can see the companies represented on our homepage and read past testimonials.
You will receive an email confirmation of your workshop placement.
The name of the workshop you have registered for will be on your Summit email confirmation. Please contact us if you require further details.
You can select a workshop when you register for the Summit. Workshops are strictly limited to the first 100 registrants. If you do not see the option to register for a workshop when you register for Summit, then unfortunately all spaces are filled.
We will email you in the weeks leading up to the Summit with further information about the workshops and what you need to bring. No forward preparation is required.
We accept registrations online until September 12, 2018. However, we strongly recommend registering well ahead of time to guarantee your hotel accommodation and workshop placement. It is a busy time of year for the hotel, and the workshops typically book out in early summer.


You can register for a workshop online when you register for the Summit. These workshops are limited to 100 seats and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you don't see an option to register for workshops when you buy your Summit ticket, then they are already booked out. If you have any difficulty registering or require further information, please contact us.
Workshop registration is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited to the first 100 registrants. We recommend registering well ahead of the Early Bird deadline of May 1 to avoid disappointment.
Workshop placements are strictly limited. If you would like to switch sessions, we will try to accommodate your request based on availability. Please contact us.
No, registration is not required for specific Summit breakout or keynote sessions. All Summit attendees are welcome to sit down at any session. Only the workshops require pre-registration and are limited to 100 seats.
We will post recaps and presentations from the main stage to our Summit hub as soon as possible.
The best way to apply to speak at Summit is to apply for one of our Visionary awards.
There is no better place to stay during Summit than the official venue, the JW Marriott Washington, D.C. Vision Critical has secured a selection of rooms at the special rate of $299 USD per night which is available until June 1. Space is limited, so book ahead to secure your room.
Please contact JW Marriott Washington, D.C. directly to change your hotel booking.


The JW Marriott Washington D.C. is serviced by three major airports: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Further travel details are available below.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (4.3 miles south):
  • Hire care, taxi service and sedan service available
  • Subway service fare:  2.55 USD (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: 20 USD (one way)
Washington Dulles International Airport (26.5 miles west)
  • Hire care, taxi service and sedan service available
  • Estimated taxi fare: 60 USD (one way)
  • Estimated sedan service fee: 90 USD (one way)
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
  • Amtrak and taxi service available
  • Estimated taxi fare: 90 USD (one way)

View driving directions from all three airports here.

We recommend flying into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Dulles International Airport (IAD) is a secondary option but is a further distance from the hotel.

Networking and Meals

Day 1: breakfast, lunch, dinner (at networking party) and snacks
Day 2: breakfast, lunch and snacks
Workshops: lunch and snacks
We do our best to ensure there are gluten-free, lactose-free, vegetarian and vegan options available.
Our popular evening event is an opportunity for registered attendees to network in a relaxed environment and unwind after Summit. As a result, only registered attendees with badges will be admitted.

Business Needs

Yes. Details will be available on your badge.
Yes. There are many small, quiet spaces at the venue to use for conference calls and meetings.


Yes. We will provide all Summit attendees with instructions to download the app a few weeks before the event.
Please contact us if you experience any difficulties downloading the app.
The dress code for the Summit is business casual.
September is an ideal month to visit Washington D.C., with warm weather that avoids the peak heat of summer. Temperatures usually range from 60ºF (15ºC) to 81ºF (27ºC), with lower humidity than July and August and infrequent rain.

Visionary awards

The 2018 North American Visionary Awards are open to all Vision Critical customers in North America. Please visit the Awards page for more information.
Download an application form on the Awards page. If you have questions about the application process, your customer success team can also help. Once you have completed your application, you will need to submit the final application form to by March 9, 2018.
Applications must be submitted to by March 26, 2018.
Winners will be announced in April 2018. All applicants will be notified of the results.

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