Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Security Summit?

The best place to gain intimate access to technology’s most influential Thought Leaders and Executives across various cybersecurity verticals. Listen to industry leaders through keynotes, panels, and solution sessions tailored to the future of security technologies, including topics such as Achieving Zero-Trust Access, the Future of Remote Work and Enterprise SD-WAN. The full-day Security Symposium will challenge the attendees’ existing understanding while expanding their knowledge of how to best protect their organization. Learn More

What is the Tech Expo?

Spend time exploring emerging technologies through 35 Partners at the Security Expo, which will boast a 7:1 Attendee to Vendor ratio, allowing professionals the opportunity to accomplish their specific business goals.

Is there a dress code for the event?

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)

What do I need to pay for?

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 for the on-site hospitality and accommodations during registration.

Which hotel will I be staying at?

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.

I would like to arrive early, or extend my stay. Is this possible?

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.

Which airport should I fly into?

We will provide shuttle service to/from SFO (San Francisco) or SMF (Sacramento) on the following days:

Sunday, September 11th

Monday. September 12th

Thursday September 15th

Sunday. September 18th

If you choose to arrive or depart outside of these dates or will arrive at an alternative airport, transportation will not be provided.

My company policy does not permit accepting this gift. Can I accept the invite and pay?

Yes! You will have the option to pay for the experience when register for the event. Please note that you need to pay for the full package, which includes hotel during the registration process.

Can I bring a guest?

Yes – during the registration process there is a section where you will be able to register a personal guest to attend with you at the event. 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.

Can I request a second hotel room for my guest?

No – if you are registering a guest they must stay in your hotel room or find other accommodations. This is not covered by Fortinet.

Which parts of the event can my guest attend?

Guests are able to attend all scheduled agenda event except for the Security Symposium. Optional guest activities will be available during the Security Symposium.

What information can you share to help me convince my boss?

The 2022-2023 PGA season tees off this September in Napa with the Fortinet Championship, which will serve as host of an Executive Security Summit. Destined to become a premier technology event, this unrivaled, exclusive experience is designed to bring enterprise leaders, rising founders, customers, prospects, and partners together.

During the event, you can network, engage with a wide variety of industry thought leaders, and gain firsthand knowledge of the latest security and networking technology that provides protection and enables business growth.

Each guest will learn about advanced security solutions from top experts in the security space, and will take home the knowledge to better protect organizations against growing sophisticated attacks. And this all occurs in an open-air setting and COVID-19 safe environment.

Highlights include:

Security Symposium and Vendor Technology Expo

Access to technology’s influential thought leaders and executives across cybersecurity and collaborate with more than 500 of the industry’s top stakeholders

Exploring emerging technologies at the Tech Expo with more than 35 partners, equivalent to a multi-day executive-level conference, but in a single day summit

Learning from industry leaders during the Security Symposium keynote presentations, panels, and sessions tailored to the future of security technologies

Discovering the latest cybersecurity and threat trends, along with new strategies to safeguard your organization’s data and resources well into the future

Partake in executive-level networking throughout the event with other like-minded executive-level security decision makers.

All sponsored events and associated costs will be covered by Fortinet and sponsoring partners upon arrival in Napa. Attendees will be responsible for any additional expenses including any applicable airfare or activities outside of sponsored programming. Any attendee unable to accept the invitation due to corporate or business restrictions or limitations may still attend at their own expense by paying for the experience at the Fortinet Championship. The value per person is $1,995 and if necessary can be paid during registration.


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