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2021 CAN Connect          The Event to Get Business Done          



Pre-Scheduled Meeting Request Process open July 5th- 23rd

September 12-15, 2021 | Embassy Suites | 7600 John Q Hammons - Frisco, Texas 75034

We look forward to hosting the 46th annual 2021 CAN Connect conference in-person! 

The CAN Connect event provides an unequaled value and opportunity to get business done in a very productive environment. The opportunity for other team members to participate as needed virtually will also be available. The CAN Board of Directors will continue to reference the CDC's COVID-19 advice regarding social distancing and travel protocols to ensure our members have a safe and productive experience. 

CAN Connect 2021, is everything you need all in one place:

  • One-on-One Private Meetings
  • Networking Opportunities                          
  • Industry Trend Sessions

Attend one of the industry's first in-person events to meet with new and existing partners to discuss sales and marketing policies, grow existing business, and initiate new business.  This will be a great opportunity to re-connect and get business done in today’s very challenging business environment . The CAN Connect platform will ease the burden of scheduling, managing, and disseminating all the critical elements needed to conduct multiple meetings in person and with the ability to include relevant personnel back in the office virtually.  


CAN Connect 2021 will feature:

  • Sunday: Networking, Industry Sessions and Opening Reception featuring New Products Showcase
  • Monday: CAN Expo Hall (optional for manufacturers)
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: Private meetings up to 15 meetings scheduled each day
    • Scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST (30-minute meetings with 5-minute breaks)
    • Each Company can host one team or multiple teams as desired and able to include staff from multiple locations
    • Each team able to block out time slots as needed


Meetings requests will be made starting July 5th thru July 23rd.

  • Reseller:Manufacturer Appointment Requests will be given FIRST Scheduling Priority
  • Any Company can request a meeting with any other company 
  • Once the Meeting Schedules are published in early-August, all will be able to personally coordinate additional meetings through the event software up until the event.


  • Company 1st attendee: $599 USD
  • Company 2nd/3rd attendee(s): $599 USD each
  • Additional Company attendee(s) (4th, 5th, etc.): Discounted $299 USD each

Note to Manufacturers: Additional invoice will be issued in August for each Reseller meeting scheduled with your company.  Cost is $50 USD per scheduled Reseller meeting.

New Products Showcase: Every Manufacturer will get one FREE entry with company registration. Expo Hall participants will get a 2nd entry for FREE.  Add'l items can be entered for $100 each.

Added Value for 2021: Companies with at least two registered attendees, will also qualify for virtual access to all meetings for non-attending company staff.

Hotel: Room rate is 175+taxes per night Reservation Link


Further event details and marketing partnership packages will be announced in late June.   



The best thing about CAN Connect is....


       - Contact CAN for assistance

Why Should I Attend?

2021 CAN Connect registration fees are fully refundable through August 15. Cancellations received after August 15 will be assessed the following fees:
- Company Cancellation - no refund on any delegate registration fees
- Delegate Cancellation - full registration fee will be refunded less $100
- No-show meeting (resellers) $50 per meeting

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