Frequently Asked Questions
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The Security Summit combines a full-day speaking Symposium with a Technology Expo, creating the perfect blend of knowledge and innovation. This VIP experience provides the opportunity to indulge in the culinary delights, exquisite wines, pleasant weather, and captivating live music experiences that the Napa Valley region is renowned for. The best place to gain intimate access to technology’s most influential Thought Leaders from the world's largest technology firms. This invite-only event provides an exclusive opportunity to engage with industry experts and network with your peers.
The Security Symposium presents a remarkable occasion to connect with industry leaders and experts, delving into topics vital to your business objectives and growth. Listen to industry leaders through keynotes, panels, and fireside chats tailored to the future of security technologies, including AI and machine learning, cybersecurity insurance, cloud acceleration, closing the cybersecurity skills gap, reducing operational risk, and more.
The Technology Expo features over 35 of our top partners, showcasing a wide variety of industry-leading solutions ranging from Cloud to SD-WAN to OT to broadband and everything in between. This expo facilitates higher-level conversations than a traditional tradeshow, as it brings together leaders from our partner organizations to interact with our esteemed VIP clients. Discover cutting-edge technologies with 35 Partners at the Security Expo. Benefit from a favorable attendee to vendor ratio, ensuring professionals have a unique and productive experience to achieve their specific business goals.
September is often considered the best time to visit Napa. The weather is pleasant with an average high temperature of 80°F (27°C). On the other hand, the average low temperature sees a decrease to 49°F (10°C). We recommend:
Security Summit: Business Casual
Dinners: Casual Chic (jeans & jacket okay)
Other activities: Resort Casual (Golf and spectating)
As our invited guest, Fortinet is pleased to cover expenses included in the agenda, with the exception of airfare or any other travel costs to or from the event (i.e., Uber, train, car rental, etc.). If you choose to fly into one of the host airports (SMF or SFO) a complimentary shuttle will be provided to/from the airport to the host hotel. If your employer’s policy or applicable laws or regulations will not allow you to accept this offer as a gift, you will be able to pay (via CC) for the on-site hospitality and accommodations during registration.
Your hotel will be assigned based on your business segment and availability. We have secured rooms at the Silverado Resort, Westin Verasa, or River Terrace. Fortinet will provide all necessary transportation between hotels and event locations. Hotel rooms will be 100% paid for unless your company’s policies require you to pay for accommodations, in which case you can pay for the hotel reservation during event registration.
Space is limited and we unable to accommodate extended stays in our host hotels. If you decide to arrive early or depart at a later date, you will be responsible for booking your own stay at your own expense before or after the event.
We recommend flying into San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Complimentary shuttle transportation is available ONLY from/to SFO or SMF airports.
Yes, complimentary shuttle service will be available to/from SFO (San Francisco) or SMF (Sacramento). You will select your shuttle arrival/departure times during registration.
We will provide shuttle service to/from SFO (San Francisco) or SMF (Sacramento) on the following days:
Sunday September 10th
Monday September 11th
Thursday September 14th
Sunday September 17th
If you choose to arrive or depart outside of these dates or will arrive at an alternative airport, transportation will not be provided.
Yes! You will have the option to pay for the experience during the registration process.
Yes, we have designed an amazing Plus-One program for your guest!
During the registration process there is a section where you will be able to register and pay for a personal guest to attend with you at the event. The cost is $695.00 and must be paid during registration. Your guest must be 21 years or older, no exceptions. They must be your spouse, partner or significant other. The registered guest must NOT be a colleague, business partner, or friend. Included is the shared hotel accommodation, meals based on the official agenda, offsite outings, entertainment (including event tickets) and shared airport transportation. Plus-one/Guests are welcome at all events other than the Symposium. Transportation from the airport to Napa is included if they are on your same flight.
No. If you are registering a guest they must stay in your hotel room or find other accommodations. This is not covered by Fortinet.
Guests are able to attend all scheduled agenda event except for the Security Symposium. During registration, you will have the option to select an activity for your guest to join during the Security Symposium day.
No. As this is an exclusive event/invitation, we do not have a virtual or post-event consumption option.
The 2023 Fortinet Security Summit returns for a 3rd year this September in Napa, California at the Fortinet Championship, an official PGA TOUR event. This event brings together technology leaders and the world’s best golf players through an executive technology Security Summit hosted tournament week. This week of professional golf and technology thought leadership will be paired with the award-winning VIP hospitality experiences that is synonymous with Napa Valley expectations.
Fortinet and its esteemed Channel and Fabric partners have collaboratively organized a full day thought leadership Security Summit that emphasizes value, insights, and solution architecture. The Security Summit comprises two key components: the 'Security Symposium' and the 'Technology Expo.' During the Symposium, industry experts will delve into the latest advancements in cybersecurity, exploring topics such as the Cybersecurity Insurance Market, Cloud Transformation, and Operational Technology, among others. Simultaneously, the Vendor Expo offers an interactive platform with over 35 partners, providing valuable highlights and insights. Highlights include:
• Experience exclusive access to influential Thought Leaders and Executives in the technology and cybersecurity industry, representing various verticals. Join over 700 top stakeholders to network, collaborate, and exchange ideas with industry leaders.
• Discover cutting-edge technologies with 35 Partners at the Security Expo. Benefit from a favorable attendee to vendor ratio, ensuring professionals have a unique and productive experience to achieve their specific business goals.
• Our Security Summit presents a remarkable occasion to connect with industry leaders and experts, delving into topics vital to your business objectives and growth. The Symposium comprises a full day of engaging discussions on various subjects, such as AI and Machine Learning, cybersecurity insurance, cloud acceleration, closing the cybersecurity skills gap, reducing operational risk, and securing the future.
Fortinet and its sponsoring partners will cover all hosted events listed on the official agenda, including associated costs, upon arrival in Napa. However, please note that airfare and other travel expenses to and from the event will be the responsibility of the attendee. If your company's policy, regulations, and gifting laws will not let you accept this offer as a gift, please mark on the registration that you need to pay, and you will be able to pay for the on-site hospitality and accommodations during your registration. You will have the option to make the necessary payment during the registration process.
For any questions and or further clarification on the event and its policies, please email FortinetChampionship@Fortinet.com