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CEO Summit

June 27 – 30, 2022 | Santa Barbara, California
CEO Summit is an exclusive, invitation-only event that provides a casual, intimate environment for networking and learning from your peers.  

Event Details

CEO Summit returned to an in-person event in Santa Barbara, California from June 27-30, 2022. This invitation-only, five-star experience included executive networking, thought-provoking programming and in-depth discussions on the latest challenges facing our industry.

This year, we focused on the impact of supply chain problems and inflation on the tech industry. Virtually every American is experiencing the strain of inflation, and our industry is no exception. Attendees shared their experiences and gained insights on the emerging technologies and trends impacting businesses today.

CEO Summit Attendance Criteria

CTA Membership

Attendees must be from a Regular or Retailer CTA Member Company with $10 Million or more in annual revenue.

CEO, SVP and VPs only

All invited attendees must be senior-level executives or above.

Tech Industry

Invited attendees must be part of a company that is active in the tech industry.

What Attendees Think About CEO Summit

Stephanie Dismore, Managing Director, HP

“[CTA] created an environment where I could have meaningful conversations with longtime partners and meet new players in the industry… The event was highly valuable and a great way to build and connect with so many different people.”

Mike Fasulo, President & COO, Sony Electronics

“The agenda and topics are relevant, thought provoking and delivered by esteemed colleagues and local dignitaries. The attendees are successful business executives with families and guests that are a joy to be with. And maybe most important of all, each and every event I have attended resulted in a post business opportunity from the rich and casual networking opportunities that CTA provides.”

Eric Hsia, Venture Partner and Advisor, TransLink Capital

“At CEO Summit, I reconnected with old friends, met new ones and came away with new ideas and discussion points to follow up on.”

Bridget Karlin, Senior Vice President of IT, Kaiser Permanente

“CTA's CEO Summit in Prague was an extraordinary experience where we shared technology insights, learned about growth strategies, techniques for improving security in a connected, modern global world, all amidst enjoying the cultural wonders of the most captivating and historic Prague.”