• Know Before You Go

    Get ready for 5 days of education, networking and fun at Cisco Live 2016, Las Vegas! Below please find important attendee information and announcements concerning your experience at Cisco Live. See you in fabulous Las Vegas!


    Venue Addresses


    Mandalay Bay

    3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

    (702) 632-7777



    MGM Grand (IT Management and Executive Symposium)

    3799 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

    (702) 891-1111



    Travel Information


    Learn more about special Las Vegas travel information.


    Hotel Confirmation


    Confirm your hotel reservation by logging into your account. If you do not know your credentials, follow the “forgot your password link”.


    Please note: Please call your hotel directly if you need to make changes to your reservation.


    Onsite Check-In and Registration


    Onsite check-in and badge pickup will be open Saturday, July 9th -Thursday, July 14th at the Mandalay Bay and MGM Grand. For hours, please visit the agenda page. For security purposes, a valid form of government issued ID will need to be presented upon check in. Cisco Live registrants must be 21 years of age or older.


    Badge Requirement


    You must wear a Cisco Live name badge at all times for access to functions. If you lose or misplace your Cisco Live badge, a $100 fee will be charged to reprint. You must be 21 years or older to register and attend Cisco Live.




    Cisco Live Shuttles will operate daily Monday through Thursday.


    Download the Shuttle Schedule


    Mobile Application


    The Cisco Events mobile app provides a convenient way for attendees to access personal schedules, keynote and session information, exhibitor and sponsor profiles, surveys, and maps via their mobile device.


    To take advantage of promotions and special offers, please ensure that your push notifications and Bluetooth are enabled. The Cisco Live mobile app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play. Check the Cisco Live Mobile App page for information on how to download.



    WiFi Access


    Cisco Live provides wireless Internet access in all meeting areas and public spaces of the Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand and Bellagio. We encourage you to use a 5GHz wireless device for the best performance. Wireless coverage maps and performance data are also presented at the Cisco Live NOC. View additional details about the wireless network and usage policies for this event.


    Wireless SSID: CiscoLive2016
    Protocol: WPA2 – personal
    Passcode: @ciscolive


    This is a Public Internet Connection and the use of a personal firewall is suggested. Employees must use VPN connections for corporate connectivity and should contact GTRC for support needs at +1-408-526-8888.


    Session Attendance


    Plan to arrive at your scheduled session no later than 15 minutes prior to start. We will start seating standby attendees on a first come first serve basis 5 minutes before the session officially starts. We can almost always get the full standby group in, but please come early to get the best seats.


    Session PDFs Availability


    Presentation PDF’s will be uploaded to Session Catalog and CiscoLive.com/Online beginning July 9th. Sessions will have an agenda slide or placeholder slide before the event begins. TEC and Lab presentations will be available on CiscoLive.com/Online only.


    Log into CiscoLive.com/Online using your Cisco Live credentials. If you have trouble during login you can retrieve your username and password or contact support at online@ciscolive.com.


    In an effort to reduce waste and Think Green, Cisco Live will not have print stations onsite. If you require a hard copy, please print out schedules and PDFs in advance of your arrival.


    Monday’s Connected Keynote Experience


    Due to the popularity of the Opening Keynote on Monday morning, we are launching a Connected Keynote Experience featuring Cisco TelePresence across Mandalay Bay and MGM.


    Cisco Live Full-Conference, IT Management, and Executive Symposium pass holders will have priority access to one of three Connected Keynote Experience venues. All other pass holders will be directed to alternate viewing locations.


    Your lanyard color will determine your viewing location. Follow the signage onsite.


    Cisco Live TV – Live Broadcast


    Don’t miss any of the excitement from the conference. Watch Cisco Live TV’s live broadcast, from your room, at the following hotels:


    • MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Four Seasons, Delano, Luxor Tower, and Bellagio – Channel 347
    • Signature at MGM Grand – Channel 01
    • Luxor Pyramid – Channel 84


    The Hub


    Access some of the best and brightest minds in the world of IT and communications – the people who are literally helping build tomorrow today. The Hub is a dedicated space to connect with Cisco and partner expertise, sharpen your skills, and explore new solutions, ideas and technologies. Don’t miss DevNet Zone, Meet the Expert, the Technical Solutions Clinic and more!


    Cisco Live Tweet Lounge and Social Media Central


    Location: Bayside Foyer


    Connect with your fellow social media mavens, recharge your batteries, and participate in the Arrival Tweetup Sunday at 5:30 pm or plan your own.


    Check the social media screens for the latest highlights, including your social updates and leaderboard status, and learn about all of your social media gaming opportunities.


    Learn how to participate in our social media contests



    World of Solutions


    Visit the World of Solutions to discover the latest partner solutions, talk with Cisco and partner experts, make connections with your fellow attendees and participate in amazing activities.  The World of Solutions opens Monday, July 11 at 11:30 am after the Opening Keynote.


    Cisco would like to thank the following sponsors:

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