Networking & Events

The direct to consumer industry is all about networking! To better help D2C attendees connect, we've packed the program with networking events, exclusive parties, and networking zones where you can always find someone new to meet.
Check out all of the networking opportunities and events happening this year!

*Please note that events with the AAP symbol beside them require an All Access Pass to attend


Check out the Parties

D2C is the place to mix and mingle with the entire direct to consumer industry. Network
and party the night away with your friends and colleagues at these exclusive parties and receptions.


D2C Launch Party 

Tuesday, September 13, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Surrender Nightclub

Kick off the D2C Convention in the best way possible! Get a head start on your important business conversations by joining fellow attendees at Surrender Nightclub with lively music, appetizers, and cocktails.

Sponsored by:

The White Party 

Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mouton 2 & Patio

The first White Party was such a hit last year we decided to bring it back again! Come dressed in your hottest "white party" outfit and enjoy great company, appetizers, and drinks.

Sponsored by:

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Moxie Mixer 

Thursday, September 15, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Mouton 2

Finish out D2C with a bang by coming to the the Moxie Mixer. Partygoers get a chance to get revved up for a night of schmoozing with the stars of the industry at the Moxie awards gala. 

Sponsored by:




Whether you are checking out hot new products, looking to learn something new,
or grabbing a bite to eat on the show floor, there is something for everyone at the D2C Convention


1st Annual D2C Golf Tournament

Monday, September 12, 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Painted Desert Golf Club

Join us on the beautiful Painted Desert Golf course for a morning full of golf, networking, and fun. This event allows you to network in a casual setting while enjoying the beautiful Las Vegas landscape. 

Inventors' Two-Minute Pitch

Wednesday, September 14, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Latour Ballroom

Discover the next hit product! Each inventor exhibiting in the InventHelp®-INPEX® New Product Showcase has two minutes to pitch his or her product to an overflowing audience of the industry's top marketers.

Pitch by the Pros

Thursday, September 15, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. in Latour Ballroom

Watch the leading pitchmen duel it out as they sell the top five infomercial products from the InventHelp®-INPEX® New Product Showcase. Don't miss this lively event and catch a glimpse of the future of DRTV products.

Inventor of the Year Presentation

Thursday, September 15, 2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. in Latour Ballroom

Come celebrate the winner of the Inventor’s Two-Minute Pitch! This award goes to the inventor who most creatively pitches their product to an esteemed panel of experts and stands out among the rest in innovation and individuality.

Networking Breakfasts  All Access Pass required

Wednesday, September 14, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 15, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 
Mouton 1

Back by popular demand! These are a perfect opportunity to start the day off right, network, and enjoy delicious free breakfast!

Networking Lunches  

Tuesday, September 13, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.All Access Pass required
Mouton 2
Wednesday, September 14, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 15, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Latour Ballroom

Satisfy your hunger for networking and lunch at these relaxing breaks during the Show. Please note, the Networking Lunch on Tuesday is an All Access Pass only event, but it is open to all D2C attendees on Wednesday and Thursday.


Networking Zones

These are the busiest areas on the show floor and around the D2C Convention that are
perfect for networking with other attendees, hosting 30-minute meetings, or catching up on emails. 


Meet & Greet Lounge

Monday, September 12, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Margaux Ballroom
Tuesday, September 13, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Margaux Ballroom
Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Margaux Ballroom

The Meet & Greet Lounge is your networking and business meeting place that is easy to find and is furnished to hold business meetings. Since the Show Floor doesn't open until Wednesday, we knew you'd enjoy a place to meet with current and soon-to-be clients in a convenient and quiet location.

The Deal-Makers Lounge

Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

New this year! We want to have you in the middle of  the action, so we have transformed the former Circle Bar outside into the Deal-Makers Club right on the show floor. This will be the hottest area at D2C for unwinding, making business deals, and grabbing a cocktail.

Diamond Partner Lounge

*Open to ERA Diamond Partners Only

Tuesday, September 13, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 15, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
LaFleur 2

Take a break from your busy day or host a private meeting in the exclusive Diamond Partner Lounge. It is equipped with tables, chairs, and two private meeting rooms. 

Women in Business Pavilion

Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Stop by the Women in Business Pavillion which showcases the extraordinary achievements and contributions of the leading women in the DR industry and connect with them.

InventHelp®-INPEX® New Product Showcase

Wednesday, September 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Lafite and Latour Ballrooms
Thursday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Lafite and Latour Ballrooms

Visit the product showcase where you can find the next big DR products that Inventors are ready to introduce to you. Interested in participating in the New Product Showcase? Benefits of Exhibiting in the New Product Showcase Include:

  • Be one of only 36 inventors to exhibit in this exclusive area on the show floor
  • Present your product to experts in the DRTV Industry during “Pitch to the Pros”
  • Top Scoring inventors see their products pitched by professional pitchmen & Women on stage
  • One inventor will be crowned “Inventor of the Year” and win two tickets to the Moxie Awards!

Cost is only $349 & Space is Limited! Contact Nicole Lininger for more information at (412) 288-1300 x4159 or