Introducing
The  CEA Summit East

October 25-26, 2022
IALR Institute Conference Center
Danville, VA

CEA Summit East

 Indoor Ag-Con and the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Innovation Center — a joint project of the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech and the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) (VT-IALR CEA-IC)  — invite you to participate in the 1st CEA Summit East event in Danville, Virginia.

Designed to bring the CEA industry and academia together to share research, business strategies and build partnerships to drive future growth for the sector and its stakeholders, the CEA Summit East promises to grow your business!


Interested In Attending

The CEA Summit East is ideal for everyone interested in CEA, including: indoor & greenhouse growers, facility owners & operators, researchers, educators , government officials, real estate developers, architects, construction specialists, sales & marketing teams, industry manufacturers & suppliers. 

Interested in Exhibiting

The CEA Summit East’s strong focus — bringing industry & academia together– promises to attract attentions and attendees from across all segments of hte industry, meaning more new business prospects for our tabletop exhibitors. Learn more about exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.


What Is The CEA Summit East?

CEA Summit East Conference

A Conference

It is a conference featuring speakers highlighting different aspects of the CEA industry in keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions. You’ll hear from some of the industry top thought leaders including CEOs, growers, researchers, educators and many others.

CEA Summit East Networking

A Networking Event

It is a networking event featuring tabletop exhibits from suppliers showcasing the latest CEA innovations and services with a host of opportunities to meet with peers and potential new business partners during meals, coffee breaks, and an evening social event

Business Generator

A Business Generator

You’ll have the chance to explore the latest CEA innovations and introductions from our tabletop exhibitors.  From lighting and environmental control systems to AI,  you’ll see top brands and emerging leaders showcasing and sharing tools to help you grow your business.


The Team

The event hosts are especially qualified to bring the CEA industry and academia together for an event
focused on business, educational and networking growth opportunities.