• 08:15 AM
  • JW Marriott LA Live, Downtown Los Angeles, California


MEF18 focuses on enabling agile, assured, and orchestrated communications services for the digital economy. MEF18 is on pace to be bigger and better than last year’s popular MEF17 event, with a target audience of 1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies and 35+ countries; 250+ service and technology executives; 120 expert speakers, 115+ sponsors and partners; and more.

MEF18’s content, networking, and special activities are designed to appeal to executives and other senior experts from communication and cloud service providers; enterprises; government organizations; network technology suppliers; systems integrators, open source projects, standards organizations; industry and financial analysts; investors; the press; and others.

MEF18’s program will build upon popular elements of last year’s event while introducing several new activities. Elements include: world-class plenaries and sessions with service, technology, and enterprise expert speakers; MEF Workshops; PoC demonstrations; MEF 3.0 implementation demonstrations; a vibrant Networking Hall; MEF Awards Dinner; Global Media Hub; LSO Hackathon; and on-site MEF professional certification exam preparation courses. This year, the 4Q18 MEF Members Meeting and MEF SuperOp! will be collocated with MEF18.

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  • 08:15 AM
  • Hyatt Regency & Swissotel in Chicago, IL

ITW 2018

ITW (International Telecoms Week) is the number one annual meeting platform for the global wholesale telecoms community. This foremost event offers excellent networking opportunities by bringing together participants from all areas of the industry. That includes Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 carriers, mobile and wireless operators, ISPs, VoIP providers and technology partners from the voice, data, satellite, sub-sea and fixed-line markets.
In 2017 ITW welcomed 6,743 delegates from 1,944 companies and more than 140 countries.

ITW is in its 11th year and has gone from strength to strength. It brings together not just key industry players from all over the world, but also newer entrants into the market, providing all of them an opportunity to meet and exchange thoughts and ideas on anything and everything related to the telecom industry.

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  • 08:15 AM
  • Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando, Florida


MEF17 focuses on Third Network connectivity and cloud services for the digital economy & the hyper-connected world. These new agile, assured, and orchestrated services provide an on-demand experience with user-directed control over service capabilities. They are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, NFV & CE 2.0.

1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies and 35+ countries. MEF17 uniquely empowers industry stakeholders with high-quality content, extraordinary peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and valuable insight into cutting-edge services and technologies. Attendees consistently have rated MEF’s global events among the best in the industry.

MEF17 is on pace to be bigger and better than last year's popular MEF16 event, with a target of 1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies, 275+ service & technology executives, 110 expert speakers, 110+ sponsors & event partners, 11 live Proof of Concept demonstrations, and more. MEF17 represents a unique, valuable opportunity to engage with top LSO (Lifecycle Service Orchestration), SDN, NFV, Carrier Ethernet, and Cloud services experts who are shaping the future of the communications landscape.

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