Come for the learning, stay for the people.
Something for everyone
We’ve designed opportunities to connect that support a variety of personal and professional needs. Whether you want to take a break and have fun, attend a networking happy hour, or meet with AWS experts to advance your business, you’ll find it at AWS re:Invent.
Dev ChatsAttend a Dev Chat in the AWS Community Developer Lounge to learn and network with other AWS Builders. Dev Chats are 20-minute interactive technical talks led by community leaders and influencers. It's a great opportunity to network and learn about trending topics in cloud technology.
PeerTalkLooking to network at re:Invent? Use PeerTalk to view recommended connections based on similar interests, chat with one another, and organize one-on-one and group meetings at an AWS PeerTalk Lounge. Or, sign up for one of the many small group meetups designed for you to build your re:Invent community. The platform launches in mid-fall and will be accessible through the AWS Events mobile app and in the desktop version.
AWS Hero Breakout SessionsJoin some of the most celebrated minds in technology for practical sessions focused on building on AWS. These 12 AWS Hero community sessions are found in the session catalog with the prefix COM. Come for the talk, stay to connect with Heroes who are passionate about mentorship. If you’ve registered for re:Invent, you can favorite the sessions now so you’re ready to save your seat when reserved seating opens.
Networking ReceptionsAttend our networking receptions to relax, make meaningful connections, and talk with peers and AWS Partners. Networking receptions take place in a number of exciting venues across the re:Invent campus, and many feature hosted activities from our sponsors. More information about networking receptions at this year’s re:Invent is coming soon.
Find My CommunityWant to make lasting connections at re:Invent? Come to the "Find my Community” desk within the AWS Community Developer Lounge in the Expo Hall. You'll discover how to join AWS Community programs that align with your interests and stay connected after re:Invent ends.
Join the action
5KAttendees are invited to join us for the annual re:Invent 5K race. Join in the fun before day three of re:Invent begins! There’s no fee to participate.
BingoBack by popular demand, Bingo Night returns to re:Invent. Get ready for a fun night filled with bingo and prizes!
AWS Table Tennis TournamentDo you have what it takes to be crowned the table tennis champion and take home a pass to re:Invent 2024? The AWS Table Tennis Tournament returns to re:Invent with games on Tuesday and Wednesday and the championship round played on Thursday night at re:Play. All players must be available to play as far as they advance, including the finals at re:Play on Thursday night. See official rules for more information.
AWS Pickleball TournamentNew in 2023, we will hold AWS Pickleball Tournament games in the Sports Rec Center with the championship round played on Thursday night at re:Play. Sign up via the attendee app and compete to win a pass to re:Invent 2024. Some terms and conditions apply.
Sunday Sports ShowcaseNew in 2023, join your fellow attendees for a day full of livestreamed sporting events.
Rec CenterTest your skill at games inspired by some of the major sports franchises that have collaborated with AWS. Whether you choose to play on the field, the pitch, or the track, the Rec Center puts you at the center of the action. Challenge your friends to head-to-head competition, play on a team, or compete against yourself. New for 2023, the Rec Center is located in Mandalay Bay, Bayside B.
Photo WallJoin the re:Invent community. Take a picture and add your presence to our community photo wall.
Arts and CraftsMake a variety of arts and crafts projects—even your very own re:Invent SWAG! This activity is located in the Sports Rec Center.
Ways to do good
Hydrate and HelpStop by the Hydrate and Help station and scan the QR code on your re:Invent water bottle. Each time you refill your bottle, you’re supporting charity: water in their effort to build clean water systems. Learn more at the Hydrate and Help station.
Pack and Give BackJoin AWS in supporting local nonprofits in Las Vegas, Nevada, by building wellness kits, toys, and bookbags at our Pack and Give Back locations throughout the re:Invent campus.