What is Cisco Live?

Cisco Live delivers education and inspiration to technology innovators worldwide through large-scale in-person and digital events, as well as on-demand education. It is the premier destination for Cisco customers and partners to gain knowledge and to build community.

As the place where the best and the brightest minds in IT come to learn, Cisco Live will ignite creativity, deliver practical know-how, and accelerate the connections that fuel your digital future.

Date: June 12-16, 2022


Mandalay Bay Convention Center
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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Why Attend?

The Cisco Live community is coming back together for an unparalleled experience that will deliver the latest technical education, insights, and inspiration to support your success. Use our Cisco Live proposal letter to convince your boss you should attend.

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  • Community
    Meet with Cisco engineers, executives, and fellows to discuss your unique technical or business-related questions and challenges. Network and learn with other attendees in technical sessions. Connect with friends at the Social Media Hub.

  • Education
    Immerse yourself in five days of sessions, hands-on training, and 1:1 meetings. Learn about Cisco’s products, technologies, and services to help you grow your success. Validate your skills with a free Cisco Certification exam.

  • Inspiration
    Hear directly from Cisco executive leadership and other industry leaders about their vision for the future. Learn from leading partners and Cisco experts in the World of Solutions.

  • Fun
    The week wouldn’t be complete without our annual Cisco Live Celebration. Additional activities include receptions in the World of Solutions, social media Tweet Ups, and opportunities to give back to the community and world.


Cisco Live is all about celebrating our customers. NetVet status is an exclusive distinction that is open only to Cisco Live customers and partners globally. The program offers special benefits and designation onsite for our attendees who have attended the last three out of five years, making 2022 the fourth Cisco Live they have attended.

NetVets enjoy many benefits onsite, including:

  • Access to the NetVet Lounge
  • A free e-book from Cisco Press
  • One free certification test
  • Priority session scheduling
  • A unique conference lanyard that showcases your NetVet status

To Qualify for NetVet Status You Must:

  1. Have attended 3 Cisco Live events from 2016-2021, with a Full Conference, IT Management, or All-Access pass

  2. Register for Cisco Live 2022 with a Full Conference or IT Leadership Pass

NetVets holding current CCIE or CCDE certifications enjoy additional benefits, including a special reception with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins, priority Keynote seating, and an exclusive lapel pin.

*Benefits available only to those who registered for in-person pass types by June 12, 2022. Please note: Attending the Cisco Live 2022 digital event will not count towards future NetVet status.

The Cisco Live event registration tool will automatically identify your NetVet status and qualification based on your email address. Contact customer service if you have questions about your status.


Get ready for the best week of your year and maybe even your life! You’ll to learn what’s most important to you, gain new skills and join the conversation with fellow technology enthusiasts. At Cisco Live its all about the possibilities to discover innovations, boost your knowledge and come back to the office ready to drive value for yourself and your organization.

To get an idea of what to expect and how to maximize your time at Cisco Live, visit our Get Ready page.


Year after year, thousands of technology enthusiasts come together to explore, gain valuable education, keep up with the latest trends and connect with peers. Watch to learn why you should attend Cisco Live!



"Best thing I get to do professionally every year. The information and networking is better here than any other conference I could attend."

— Cisco Live Attendee


"You enter As Strangers and Leave As Friends...no other event brings like minded technologists together on such a large scale and makes it fun for everyone."

— Cisco Live Attendee


"All of the sessions I attended were informative and allowed me to take knowledge from the session and implement changes to my organization."

— Cisco Live Attendee


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