Your Ultimate Guide to NABCEP CE 2024: Tips for Maximizing Your Experience

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For years, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has hosted its Continuing Education Conference (NABCEP CE) which brings together industry experts from throughout the country for three days to learn, collaborate and refine their expertise in a series of advanced technical workshops. These workshops cover a wide range of subject matter, ranging from hands-on workshops and interactive sessions to methodical, highly technical sessions – all leaving the audience with a better understanding of the renewable energy industry. As you prepare to attend the NABCEP CE 2024, we would like to share a few insider tips and tricks to help you maximize your experience while at the conference.

NABCEP CE 2024: Know Before You Go

Get Outside

The city of Raleigh in North Carolina is recognized as the ‘City of the Oaks’ for a good reason! In between the trainings, be sure to take a walk outside and take in the surroundings. The city boasts an array of dining, entertainment and night life options together with an impressive learning center focused on universities, laboratories and technical centers.

Plan Ahead

With over 65 technical training courses, 100 exhibitor displays and 4 exclusive pre-training sessions, there are many ways for you to spend your time. Study the agenda, map out your preferred courses and understand the map of the exhibit hall. Often, you’re able to connect one-on-one with the trainers themselves at their exhibit booth either before or after the training, to be able to dive into the topic additionally and get answers to your questions.

Network, Network, Network!

Don’t forget the extra hours’ events that are offered throughout the week. This is a great opportunity to connect with colleagues and peers in a more casual setting and continue the conversations that started during the day into the evening. Did we mention that it’s also a whole lot of fun?

Back to the Future 80s Night (Radical!)
3rd Annual After-Hours Party at Jimmy V’S Osteria and Bar
Evening Beer Tasting

After Party at the State Ballroom at the Raleigh Marriott City Center

Wake up with NABCEP

The breakfast sessions are an incredible way to see a more holistic view of the industry, with a focus on a variety of important topics including DEI empowerment, veterans’ appreciation and more. This knowledge exchange will be insightful and beneficial, while setting the pace for an incredible day ahead.

Connect with SMA at NABCEP CE 2024

With a team of product experts, technical trainers, territory sales managers and applications engineers onsite throughout the conference – there has never been a better time to connect with SMA America. Swing by to learn about both the newest, and most comprehensive, energy solutions on the market. Join any one of the three technical sessions or find the team at booth #27.

Mastering UL 3741: Enhancing Commercial Solar Safety
Monday, March 18: 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm EST
Room 306 A & B

Optimal Design for Commercial PV Systems with 208 VAC Interconnections
Tuesday, March 19: 9 am – 10:30 am EST
Room 306 B

I Love the Sun, here’s how to make it work smarter: Understanding the SMA Home Energy Solution
Wednesday, March 20: 11 am – 12:30 pm EST
Room 306 B


Team SMA looks forward to seeing you at NABCEP CE 2024!

For details about this and other events where SMA will be present, please visit our dedicated SMA events page.

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