MnSEIA is excited to announce the 8th annual Gateway to Solar Conference, taking place in-person October 18-19, 2021 in Downtown Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency.

The Gateway Conference is a two-day working event that brings together solar practitioners from across the country for in-depth education, fun off-site events, and quality networking opportunities in a relaxed forum.

Who attends?

  • Solar installers and developers, manufacturers, distributors, financiers, engineers, utilities, job trainers, trade unions, non-profits, government agencies, and more.

Why attend?

  • Connect with solar professionals, make business deals, hear from solar leaders and state legislators, and learn about the future of Minnesota solar.

Proceeds from Gateway to Solar support MnSEIA’s year-round regulatory and policy efforts that enhance the growth of solar across the state.

Register today!


COVID Protocols at Gateway to Solar

Please note that COVID protocols have been implemented at the Gateway to Solar conference. All attendees will be required to show their COVID-19 vaccine card or a negative COVID test from no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. A photo of either will also be accepted. MnSEIA Board members will be verifying this upon registration, so please come prepared. Masks must be worn throughout the conference hall at all times, except while eating. Speakers will be allowed to remove their masks while presenting. 

Learn more on our COVID protocols FAQ page.




Interested in sponsoring?

We offer a wide variety of sponsorship packages, so you can get involved at a level that best suits your company. Review the sponsorship packet and sign up today! Contact with questions.


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Thank you to our 2021 sponsors! Interested in sponsoring? Visit our registration page to sign up!

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