PromoStandards Technology Summit and Hack-A-Thon 2022

The 2022 PromoStandards Technology Summit is the premier Promotional Products Technology Event.  The Hack-A-Thon features groups of cross functional teams working together in a first of its kind PromoStandards challenge.  The Summit features two days of education tracts focusing on industry relevant technology, PromoStandards Integrations and provides ample opportunity to network with industry peers.  This event anticipates 150 attendees from over 100 companies. 

About PromoStandards Hack-A-Thon * About PromoStandards Technology Summit

Agenda * Conference Fee Information * Hotel & Travel * Registered Companies * FAQs * Sponsorship

Promo's First Hack-A-Thon Event

Do you want to work with cross functional teams to Hack it out with your industry peers?  This 1st Annual PromoStandards Hack-A-Thon will assemble a dozen cross functional teams to collaborate and utilize PromoStandards data and services to develop solutions to the industries toughest problems.  

This event is not a dev only hack-a-thon.  We will assemble Devs, BA's, C-Suites, and Business folks of all skillsets to create startup-esque teams to deliver the ultimate product and pitch.  

You will have 24 hours to bring your solutions from ideation to reality to pitch to our Industry Titan panel of judges.  The winning team will be dubbed the ultimate PromoStandards hackers and will win a SIGNIFANCT cash prize and ceremonial oversized check!

This swag filled collaboration event will foster long lasting relationships with your peers while highlighting the power of PromoStandards in the Promo Industry. 

1st Annual PromoStandards Technology Summit

Join us for the PromoStandards 1st annual Technology Summit.  Our previous development workshops have grown up into a full fledged promo industry featured Technology Education and Networking Event.  Our content will have multiple tracts catering to digital transformation, dev ops and PromoStandards development. 


The industries only premier technology networking event will create a host of unique opportunities to connect with technology and business leaders across the supply chain.  Our event will feature over 125 attendees sharing and collaborating to ensure a stronger and more connected industry. 

Space is limited so do not wait to grab your spot.  We anticipate a hard sellout. 

Members Only Registration Period: 04/23/2022 - 05/01/2022

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Event Agenda

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 

| All Day / Attendees travel in for Hack-a-thon events

| 3:00pm - 5:00pm EST:  Hack-A-Thon Registration Opens + Swag Pickup!

| 5:00pm - 6:00pm EST: Welcome Cocktail Reception + Happy Hour

| 6:00pm - 7:00pm EST: Hack-A-Thon Kick Off

| 7:00pm - 9:00pm EST: Hack-A-Thon Team Meetings

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

| 7:00am - 8:00am EST:  Breakfast 

| 8:00am - 5:00pm EST:  Registration

| 8:00am - 5:00pm EST:  Hack-a-thon

| 10:00am - 10:30am EST: Coffee Break

| 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST: Lunch Grab and Go

| 3:00pm - 3:30pm EST: Coffee Break

|| 3:00pm - 4:30pm EST: PromoStandards Technology Summit Check-In

|| 4:30pm - 5:30pm EST: Hack-a-thon Competition Presentations(All Tech Summit Attendees)

|4:30pm - 6:30pm EST: Technology Summit  Welcome Happy Hour and Reception

|7:00pm - 10:00pm EST: Park & Rec (Offsite) - Joint Hack-A-Thon /Technology Summit Mixer

Spacious 'adult playground' offering retro arcade games, bar games, cocktails & bar bites.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

7:30am - 8:30am EST:  Breakfast

8:45am - 9:00am EST: Welcome

9:00am - 10:00am EST: Key Note Speaker

10:00am - 10:15am EST: Networking Break

10:15am - 11:15am EST:  Breakout Session

11:15pm - 12:00pm EST: Breakout Session

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST:  Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm EST: General Session

2:00pm - 3:00pm EST: Breakout Session

3:00pm - 3:15pm EST:  Coffee Break

3:15pm - 4:00pm EST: Breakout Session

4:15pm - 4:50pm EST: General Session

6:30pm - 11:00pm EST: Networking Dine Around

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

7:30am - 8:30am EST: Breakfast

8:45am - 9:00am EST: Welcome

9:00am - 10:00pm EST: General Session

10:00am - 10:15am EST: Coffee Break

10:15am - 11:00am EST: Breakout Session

11:00am - 11:45am EST: General Session

11:45pm - 12:00pm EST: Closing

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST: Lunch To Go

Legend: Technology Summit Only, | Hack-A-Thon Only, |Joint Event

Conference Fee Information

Hack-A-Thon Pricing

PromoStandards Members: $349

Non-Member: $399

Technology Summit Pricing

PromoStandards Members: $899

Non-Member: $999

Combo Event Pricing

PromoStandards Members: $1199

Non-Member: $1289

Promotional Combo Pricing

Free Attendee - Bring 4 Attendees for the Price of 3:

$1199 x 4 Attendees = $4796 

$899 x 4 = $3596 

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Hotel and Travel

Host Hostel: Tampa Marriot Water Street

Experience elevated comfort at Tampa Marriott Water Street in downtown Tampa, Florida.

Group Rate: $235.00/night

Group Rate Available: 10/02/2022 - 10/05/2022

Booking Site for Group Rate:

Sponsorship Opportunities

For Sponsorship Inquiries please contact Jessica Shonebarger

Details: Download Sponsorships 

Attending Companies 

(Updated 04/20/2022)

American Solutions for Business



Distributor Central


Essent Corp





Halo Branded Solutions

Hit Promotional Products

koozie group

Kotis Design

OMG - Order My Gear




Staples Promotional Products


Frequently Asked Questions

What does registration fee include for Hack-A-Thon: 

Registration fee includes attendance to hack-a-thon sessions, meals, breaks and entertainment provided during the conference.  Monday night, off site joint fun event is also included. 

Do I need to be a developer to attend the Hack-A-Thon?

No, we are going to assemble cross functional teams that will include developers, business leaders, analyst, IT leaders and project managers.  This will ensure that all aspects of the deliverables can be presented for our awards ceremony!

Is this a PromoStandards Only Content Event?

No, while there will be significant opportunities to learn about PromoStandards, we will deliver industry relevant technology topics.  Digital Transformation, Supply Chain Efficiencies, Security and PromoStandards will be a few of the important topics covered at this event. 

Will the Content be virtual?

At this time, we only plan on delivering the content in person.  We will provide an event recap to all attendees. 

How Can I get Involved in the Summit?

PromoStandards is an all volunteer 501.c6, we thrive on volunteerism.  Please contact Jessica Shonebarger if you want to get involved in the planning of this event.

What will happen with the hack-a-thon content?

All attendees of the hack-a-thon will have access to an open source repository of the projects that are generated during the event. 

Is there a prize for winning the hack-a-thon?

Yes, there will be a significant cash prize for the winning hack-a-thon team

What is the Cancelation Policy?

If you need to cancel prior to 09/01 please email Jessica Shonebarger at  Cancelations will not be allowed after 09/01.  A 15% cancelation fee will be assessed to all cancellations. 


By registering for the conference, you agree to have your basic information published on the official attendee list and to have your photo taken at the event. Please email Jessica Shonebarger to be removed.

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