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Tuesday - Thursday, September 26-29, 2017
The Westin Westminster,
Denver, Colorado


About The Event

This year’s show will combine Light Reading’s Carrier NFV & SDN event with KNect365’s Carrier NetworkVirtualization, providing an unrivaled platform for networking and knowledge sharing. This event tracks the heartbeat of the virtualization movement, featuring the most upto-date information on network deployments, service successes, operations challenges and standards/open source dilemmas. The show unites thevirtualization community for this comprehensive three-day NFV & SDN event for the carrier community.

NFV & Carrier SDN will feature the industry’s thought leaders from across service provider segments –telecom, CLEC, cable, OTT – meeting in Denver to track the progress of notable industry trends including:

  • Progress in deploying SD-WANs, vCPE and on-demand services
  • Orchestration developments, including process automation, open source efforts and API definition
  • Evolution of carrier and vendor ecosystems
  • The growing role of open source and the role of vendors in open source distribution
  • Advances in business processes, including interoperability and interconnection
  • Movement to Agile operations and Dev-Ops processes
  • Optical network evolution – to 400G and beyond
  • Security in the virtualization era

2016 Event Statistics

Service Provider Attendance
Director Level+


Is your company developing edge computing capabilities/strategy? Are you working with Mobile Edge or Fog computing technologies? Then be sure to attend this exclusive focus day...

Key Benefits & Features

Interactive roundtables

Lunch tables hosted by leading operators designed to help you network in a more informal setting and make the contacts you need.

Free for Carriers to attend

Join all North America leading national and regional telcos - register for your FREE carrier pass

CNV awards

Join us to celebrate all the latest innovations and developments in the virtualization industry.

Intel Network Builders Workshop

Join Intel and their Network Builders ecosystem for the pre event workshop.

Carrier led program

Hear from all the region’s leading carriers as they discuss their latest virtualization challenges and innovations.

50% director level or above

Meet with all of the key decision makers in the industry

SDN/NFV in Residential Broadband Networks

Download this exclusive report and get insights into SDN adoption within residential broadband access networks

Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

Program Participation

Secure a premium speaking slot in front of a receptive audience of carrier led decision makers.

Private meeting rooms

Maximize your networking at the event through our private meeting room facilities.

One to one meeting service

 Let us do the hard work for you and create a pre scheduled meeting timetable for you.

Exhibition stands

Acquire a prominent stand in the exhibition floor to showcase your products and solutions.

Pre event exposure

Gain maximum exposure for your brand pre event and onsite through various branding opportunities.

Hosted networking opportunities

Gain even more face to face time with our buyside audience through hosting a workshop, dinner, breakfast or other networking function.