International Attendees

Full Summit Pass

(Before Nov 15)

$965 (Nov 15-Jan 26)
$1,065 (After Jan 26)


• Exhibit hall all 3 days
• Exhibition floor entrance
• Exhibit hall receptions
• All summit sessions
• Knowledge hubs
• Mega-sessions
• Keynote
• Delegate lunches
• Networking party
• Floor giveaway
• Online summit proceedings


Important Information



The U.S. Department of Commerce and Clarion welcome international buyer delegations to DISTRIBUTECH International. This U.S. government-industry joint effort is designed to stimulate U.S. exports by promoting major U.S. industry exhibitions to international markets. DISTRIBUTECH International is supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, further emphasizing DISTRIBUTECH International’s importance to the global power industry.

Interested in learning how to become a part of a delegation? Contact

Visa Information

Visa Information

Some registrants from outside the U.S. will need to apply for a visa at the American Embassy, consulate, or other visa-issuing office in their country of origin. To obtain a visa, you will need a letter of invitation (see below), a valid passport, a photo ID and Form DS 156 (nonimmigrant visa application form). A visa is not required for visitors from countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program. Visit the USA Visa Website for specific information on how to apply for a visa.

Visa Application Tips:
If you are planning to attend, apply for your visa as soon as possible. Attaching evidence of any previous visits to our event may help shorten the application processing time. Attaching evidence of your intended trip home can shorten the application processing time.

Letter of Invitation Application

Letter of Invitation Application

Important information: when you register, you will be able to request an official visa letter of invitation. After your registration is completed and paid in full—you will receive an email confirmation with a link to access your registration dashboard and retrieve your official invitation letter. It will not be sent to you automatically.

2020 Summit Sessions

Eleven hand-selected, timely and relevant topical tracks designed to keep your experience organized, productive and... on track. We understand you don't want to leave a single stone unturned. So, here is your first step in prioritizing your list. 

The summit sessions are organized into multiple concurrent session tracks, including:

• Asset management
• Customer strategies
• Cybersecurity and incident response
• Data analytics

• Disruptive, emerging, and innovative technolgies
• Distribution automation
• Energy Storage

• Enterprise grid management
• Microgrids and mini-grids
• Smart cities and IoT

Internationally focused summit sessions:

• Data Analytics track: Leveraging Disparate Data to crate Analytics Impact (Denmark)
• Derms track: Distributed Energy Resources in Wholesale and Distribution-level Markets (EU and US)
• Derms track: Utility Planning for DER Integration and Management (Canada)
• Disruptive track: Next Gen Vision of the Future (Global)
• Disruptive track: Transactive Energy, Blockchain and the Transformation of Energy Markets (Norway)

• Distribution Automation track: Optimal Implementation of Sensors, VVO and Synchrophasors (Canada)
• Energy Storage track: Increasing Reliability for Remote Communities and Rural Areas with BESS (Global remote communities)
• Enterprise grid Management track: The Evolution of Utility Distribution Operations and Business Models –  An International  Perspective (Canada, UK, US)
• Smart Cities/IOT track: How Field Area Networks Standards are Enabling Smart Utilities and Smart Cities (Spain)