What is AWS re:Invent?

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by Amazon Web Services for the global cloud computing community. The event features keynote announcements, training and certification opportunities. At the conference, you’ll have access to more than 1,000 technical sessions, a partner expo, after-hours events, and so much more.

Who should attend AWS re:Invent?

The event is ideal for developers and engineers, system administrators, systems architects, and technical decision makers.

How can I convince my boss to let me attend?

There are many great reasons for attending AWS re:Invent. We have made it easy for you to convince your boss with our Justify Your Trip template.

What is included in the full conference pass?

The full conference pass gives you access to all keynotes and sessions, hands-on labs, re:Invent Expo, and the Developer Lounge. Plus, the Welcome Reception, Pub Crawl and re:Play Party, as well as breakfast, lunch, and snacks on main conference days.

How do I register?

Registration for AWS re:Invent opens on June 20 at 10:00am PT. Click “Register Now” to start the registration process. A valid credit card is required to purchase a conference pass or you can choose to pay with Amazon Payment. Please note, you must be 21 years or older to register for the AWS re:Invent conference.

I received a discount promotion code. How do I apply it to my registration?

If you have a registration code, please log in here to enter it and register for re:Invent.

How do I purchase multiple group passes?

You can purchase up to 75 group passes at a time by selecting the group ticket option during registration.

How do I redeem my group passes?

After purchasing a group pass, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a unique registration code. This code will be valid for all group passes purchased and may be used multiple times until all your passes have been redeemed. For example, if you purchased 10 passes, the registration code will be valid for 10 uses. Share this unique registration code with your colleagues and ask them to register here. They should click “Yes” when asked if they have a code and enter the registration code at that time. This will remove any costs associated with the purchase of a full conference pass. You are not registered to attend AWS re:Invent until you have redeemed your registration code.

Can I purchase multiple conference passes and have them invoiced to my AWS account?

Yes. Please email with your AWS account ID and the number of passes you wish to purchase. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

How can I sign up for a training bootcamp if I am already registered for the conference?

Log in to your AWS re:Invent account with the credentials you created during registration and click on “Purchase Additional Registration Items.” You will need a valid credit card to add a bootcamp to your registration. Seats in training bootcamps are limited, so we encourage you to register early.

How do I update my registration information?

To view or make changes to your registration details log in to your account on this page. Click on the “Account Settings” section to edit your personal information.

Can I get a receipt for my registration?

Upon completing the online registration process, you will be sent a confirmation email with payment receipt details from Be sure to check your junk mail folder if you don’t see an email in your inbox. Charges will appear on your credit card statement as “ACT*AWS re:Invent 2017.”

If you do not receive the confirmation email, you can print your invoice by logging in to your account here. Click ‘Registration’ then scroll down and click the printer icon next to the item for which you need the invoice.

What is your cancellation policy?

You may cancel your Event registration by sending written notice to AWS by email to If AWS receives your cancellation notice by 12:00 noon (PT), September 1, 2017, AWS will issue you a full refund of registration fees, minus a cancellation fee, via the original payment method. The cancellation fee for a full conference pass is $100, and the cancellation fee for certifications or bootcamps is $50. If AWS receives your cancellation notice by 12:00 noon (PT), between September 1, 2017 and November 1, 2017, AWS will issue you a 50% refund of registration fees, via the original payment method. If AWS receives your cancellation notice after 12:00 noon (PT), November 1, 2017, you will not be eligible for a refund. Event registrations may be transferred to another participant upon approval by AWS in its sole discretion. To request a transfer of your event registrations, contact us at

Why is there a bar code on the email confirming my registration?

A bar code has been placed on your registration confirmation email to help simplify and expedite your check-in when you arrive at re:Invent.

Event Details

Where is the conference agenda?

You can review the event agenda here. The session catalog will go live this summer.

Will transportation be offered?

Yes! We will be providing a shuttle that will easily transport you around the re:Invent campus. Shuttles will begin running on Sunday, November 26th and will continue through Friday, December 1. Shuttle stops and frequency will be published in September. In addition to our daily shuttle schedule, transportation will also be provided from all hotels to the 5k at the Mirage, both keynotes, and the party at LINQ. We are not able to provide ground transportation to or from the airport.

Will you be providing translation services?

On-site translation services in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese will be provided for the keynotes. Translation services will not be provided for other sessions and activities.

Can I bring a guest to the after-hours activities?

We have a limited number of passes available for the re:Play Party only, which takes place November 30, from 8:00pm to 12:00am. They are available for purchase for $300 each during the registration process. You must hold a full conference pass in order to purchase a guest pass for the re:Play Party. Full conference pass holders are able to purchase one guest pass only.

What is the AWS re:Invent code of conduct?

AWS expects all re:Invent participants (attendees, staff, speakers, sponsors, etc.) to behave in such a way as to create a safe, supportive learning environment while at the conference, and any conference-related events. AWS will not tolerate any form of harassment or offensive speech or behavior, including any relating to race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or disability. Participants engaging in behavior deemed by AWS as discriminatory or offensive will be asked to leave the conference or related event immediately. Anyone witnessing such behavior is encouraged to contact an AWS staff member so direct action can be taken.


Are you streaming the keynotes or any sessions?

We will provide a free livestream of the keynotes. More to come!

Why do I need to provide my photo?

Your re:Invent badge will have your photo printed on it. We are adding this as an additional security measure to prevent unauthorized badge usage.

How do I upload my photo?

Complete your registration, then click the “Upload Badge Photo” button on the confirmation page. Select the option to upload a file from your computer. Click “Upload File” to save the photo that you have taken or imported, making sure there are no spaces in the file name. Your photo will appear in the preview area. From there, you can retake the photo or upload the photo. Finally, click the “Verify” button to return to the My Account page.

How do I add a photo to my account if I have already registered?

Log in to your account through My Portal. Select “Registration” to enter the registration portal (this will happen after Connect launch). On the My Account page in the registration portal, select “Upload Badge Photo.” You will then be prompted to upload a file from your computer. Click “Upload File” to save the photo that you have taken or imported, making sure there are no spaces in the file name. Your photo will appear in the preview area. From there, you can retake the photo or upload the photo. Finally, click the “Verify” button to return to the My Account page.

How can I contact the conference organizers?

If you have a question that was not addressed above, please contact us at:

Registration questions:
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What if I require special accommodation?

Seats are reserved in our keynotes and sessions to accommodate for ADA requirements. ADA transportation will be available at shuttle stops during hours of operation, however, please contact us at, prior to the event to arrange this. Please reach out to us if you have any other need and we will do our best to accommodate.

Will you offer child care?

While we do not offer on-site childcare, you may inquire with the Concierge at your hotel to obtain possible resources.

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