Social Media Hub and Contests

Check the leaderboard status, learn about contests and prizes, and connect with your social media peers.

Social Media Hub

At Cisco Live’s Social Media Hub, you can:


Connect with your fellow social media colleagues


Recharge your batteries


Interact with the Cisco Live social media monitoring team. We love hearing from you


Check the social media screens for the latest highlights, including your social updates and leaderboard status


Learn about all social media contests so you don’t miss out on great prizes


Join the arrival Tweetup, the farewell Tweetup, and schedule your own Tweetups!

Superhero Photos

Stay for some fun with our superhero activities as you Strike a Pose in the Social Media Hub.

Picture Yourself Leaping Tall Tech Stacks in a Single Bound


Mild-mannered IT professional is just your secret identity. In reality, you’re an IT superhero. Now it’s time to look the part. Capture your most heroic pose with the green screen of the day in our GIF activation. Stop by each day for a whole new look with the daily changing screens. Share your GIFs on social media for your chance to win a prize.


Strike Your Most Superheroic Pose


Each day, you do things that astound ordinary mortals. You’re an IT superhero. Why not look like one? With our superhero photo activity, you can get a photo of yourself as each or our five superheroes. Share with the #CLUS tag on social media for your chance to win a prize.

Special Keepsake

Personalized Photo of Bryan Cranston


Get excited for Cisco Live with a personalized and autographed photo of our Celebrity Keynote Speaker! Share your personalized photo of Bryan Cranston with co-workers, friends and family!


Get your free personalized photo now

Personalized Photo of Bruno Mars


Looking for a special keepsake from Cisco Live? Get a digital photo of Bruno Mars, personalized for you. Share it with your co-workers, friends and family!


Get your free personalized photo now


Sharing is Good… and It Could Make You a Winner

Share Your Excitement for Cisco Live and Be Entered to Win Prizes

Participate in our Sweepstakes and Win a Starbucks Coffee Too?


Want a free Starbucks fix just for sharing on Facebook?

Enter our Facebook contest and you could win a $5 Starbucks gift card for your post – in addition to be in the running for meeting Bryan Cranston. We’re giving away a $5 Starbucks gift card to the first 20 people who enter our “Bryan Cranston Photo Op” contest. Remember to mark your post entry “Public” to qualify. Post the following:



You learned in kindergarten that sharing is good. Now it can actually pay off!

Enter our blogger contest and you could be a winner


Attention bloggers! We have the contest for you.

Cisco Live is always a hot topic in the blogosphere – and we want to reward our attendees who take the time to share their experiences and insights.


Post your blog and let us know. Share a link on Twitter with the #CLUS tag to catch everyone’s attention.  You can also send the blog link to and we will be sure to monitor it.  We may even promote your blog through our social channels and on our website (think how proud your parents will be!).


We will select our favorite quarterly winners who will receive an Apple Watch.


Good luck, and may the best blogger win.


Official Rules

Win a photo op with the Guest Keynote Speaker!


Registering for Cisco Live? Excited about being a part of the industry’s top event for IT pros? Don’t keep it to yourself. Share your excitement through Facebook and you could win a photo opportunity with our Guest Keynote Speaker at Cisco Live Las Vegas.


“Like” our Cisco Live Facebook Fan page and post the comment below using the Facebook widget on the confirmation page or the “My Account” page after registering for Cisco Live 2017 and you’ll be entered to win an opportunity to meet our Guest Keynote Speaker and have your photo taken with the speaker.



Make sure to keep the update on your Facebook account and post it publicly to qualify.


Official Rules

Win a backstage pass and meet the band!


(Groupies not included.)

Want to party like a rock star? Here’s your chance. Follow us on Twitter and post the comment below after registering for Cisco Live 2017 and you’ll be entered to win a backstage pass for the Customer Appreciation Event in Las Vegas. Follow @CiscoLive on Twitter and send this tweet:


#CLUS SuperPhoto


The SuperPhoto Contest takes place during Cisco Live when you take photos in various locations and then post on Twitter or Instagram with #CLUS hashtag for prizes. Suggested photo targets include: Superhero Mask and GIF photo sharing opps in the Social Media Hub, Cisco Live Sign, Cisco Hat Selfie, Kinetic Tiles, Partner Village Popsicles and CDW.


Submit your best photos, videos or GIF’s around #CLUS with 5-10 targets, awarding one “best share” per day; the overall prize will be awarded to the best #CLUS recap Instagram album.


Don’t miss out on the fun or your opportunity to win daily prizes of an Apple Watch or the grand prize of a Cisco Live Social Pass for 2018.


Visit the Social Media Hub located next to Registration in Mandalay Bay for details.


Official Rules

Superhero Cape


Compete based on your #CLUS Twitter updates with the daily content topics:


  • Sunday: Best Pre-Show Content
  • Monday: Best Chuck Robbins Keynote insights and content
  • Tuesday: Best Technology Keynote & Innovation Showcase insights and content
  • Wednesday: Best World of Solutions & Innovation Showcase insights and content


Daily winner will be announced at 6 pm on Sunday – Tuesday and 4 pm on Wednesday; given Superhero cape to wear that evening and throughout the show.  The proud winner will also receive two passes to a suite at the Customer Appreciation Event on Wednesday evening.


Need more information? Visit the Social Media Hub located next to Registration for more information.


Official Rules

Capture the Network Game


Capture the Network is an interactive game integrated with the Cisco Live mobile app you can play as you explore the Cisco Campus and the IoT and Industry District. Score points as you visit and check-in at key locations. Prizes will be awarded to top earning individuals daily. The daily winning teams will get a chance to win a signed Bruno Mars guitar!


Learn More

Best Remote Attendee


Watching the Cisco Live broadcast and engaging in the Cisco Live social media communities? We’ll give a shout out on social at the end of each day to our remote attendee providing the best social updates and engagement. At the end of the week, one of the recognized broadcast attendees will win an Apple Watch!

#CLUS Popsicle Pic


Share Popsicle pics with the #CLUS hashtag from the Partner Village during the 1:30 – 2:30 pm Popsicle Refreshment Hour Monday through Wednesday.


4 random winners each day receive a Mini Fig

Citizen Earth App & Contest

Want a chance to win a meet & greet with Bryan Cranston while giving back?


Walk across the kinetic tiles at #CLUS to generate energy for schools in Nepal! Follow these simple steps to become a winner:


  1. Download the Citizen Earth App
  2. Walk across the Kinetic Tiles in the World of Solutions Foyer
  3. Watch your name rise to the top of the leaderboard!


Daily winners will be entered at the end of each day. Final winner will be selected on Thursday at noon!


Download App for Apple


Download App for Android

Contest Winners

Contest winners will be posted each morning – June 26-30. Check back daily to see if you have won!


Prize Winners


Blogger Contest:

Kevin Blackburn @theroutingtable – #CLUS Full Conference Pass 2018

Tom Hollingsworth @NetworkingNerd – passed prize to next winner, accepted room upgrade

Scott Mcdermott @scottm32768 – 8 hour lab or technical session

Justin Cohen @cantechit – Front row seats at Keynotes

Jeff Fry – Hotel room upgrade to a suite


Facebook Caption Contest Winners of Amazon gift cards or room upgrades:

Sonia Wilson – Grand Prize Winner

Jeffy Wiley – Weekly Winner

Mikael Stellen – Weekly Winner

Nadia Agba – Weekly Winner

Roar Havstein – Weekly Winner


Superhero Cape

#CLUS SuperPhoto

Bruno Mars Meet & Greet “Photo Opp”

Bryan Cranston “Photo Opp”

Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors

Emerald Sponsors