Frequently asked questions

How do I register for the event?
You can register by purchasing a ticket on our website. Once payment has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email with your ticket.
What is the cost to register for GrafanaCON?
The cost for a conference ticket will open at €125 + fees for early bird registration (limited number of early bird tickets available). Once early bird tickets are sold out, full price tickets will be €175 + fees.
Where will the event take place?
The event will take place at Muziekgebouw, located at Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam, Netherlands.
What is the refund policy? If I cannot attend, can I transfer my ticket?
Tickets are non-refundable, but you can request to transfer your ticket to someone else by emailing events@grafana.com.
Is there a way to network with other attendees?
Yes, during the event there will be dedicated breaks, meals, and receptions for you to network with other attendees. You can connect and engage with fellow participants during the breaks and networking receptions.
Will the sessions be available to watch after the conference ends?
Most mainstage sessions will be recorded and published for on-demand viewing.
Do I need to register for each session that I want to attend?
Once you register for the event, you do not need to register for specific mainstage conference sessions. However, if you would like to attend the IoT workshop, you will need to check the box in the registration form when you complete your conference registration (limited space available).
Can I purchase a ticket at the venue?
No. Walk-ins will not be admitted and tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. Capacity at this event is limited.
Is there a conference hotel where I can book lodging?
No, the conference is not affiliated with a specific hotel and we do not have rooms blocked or discounted at any local hotel. However, there are numerous hotels near the venue that offer superb accommodations.
Is public transportation available nearby?
Yes. From Amsterdam Central Station, take tram 26 in the direction of IJburg, which takes 3 minutes to stop at Muziekgebouw/BIMHUIS. For more information check www.9292ov.nl or www.gvb.nl.
Is parking available onsite?
Parking is available at the Piet Heingarage (below Muziekgebouw, Moevenpick Hotel & Passenger Terminal Amsterdam). The address is Piet Heinkade 59, 1019 GM Amsterdam. The parking rate per hour is €3.80, including VAT. The Piet Heingarage is owned by the Municipality of Amsterdam; therefore, Muziekgebouw cannot reserve parking spots or guarantee availability.
Do I need to print my tickets?
You are not required to print your ticket; you can simply show one of our team members your ticket directly from your tablet or mobile phone upon arrival at the check-in desk. You can also use a valid photo ID to check in.
May guests attend the event?
The event is only open to attendees in possession of a valid ticket with a valid photo ID.
Is there an event code of conduct?
Grafana Labs is committed to ensuring a safe and welcoming GrafanaCON for all attendees, and our events team will be enforcing our Code of Conduct. We ask all attendees and speakers to review it.
What time should I arrive?
Registration will open at 8:00 CEST on 9 April. Please ensure you check in at the registration desk and collect your name badge. If you arrive before registration is open, please wait at the entrance hall of the venue until a member of the staff lets you in.
Are food and drinks included with my registration?
Light breakfast, buffet lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided on both days of the event. Hearty canapes and drinks will be served at the opening reception on the evening of 9 April. If you are attending the event and have severe food allergies, please email us at events@grafana.com
What should I bring to the event?
Come prepared with questions you would like to ask our experts. You can bring your laptops, tablets, and mobile phones. WiFi will be made available throughout the conference rooms.
Will you have a cloakroom for the event?
Yes. There will be a cloakroom available for you to leave your personal belongings throughout the duration of the event at no additional charge.
What if I need special access requirements?
If you have any special access requirements, please email us at events@grafana.com upon registration, and we will make necessary arrangements.
Do you require COVID vaccination in order to attend?
Attendees are not required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to attend the event.
How can I sponsor the event?
We have a limited number of sponsorship opportunities. Please reach out to sponsors@grafana.com if you are interested.
Is there a press contact for this event?
Yes. Please email press@grafana.com with any press inquiries.
What if I have an additional question?
Please direct any additional questions to events@grafana.com
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