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Networking Opportunities

The Best Place in the Channel to Network

The world’s largest channel event delivers unmatched opportunities to forge new connections and solidify current relationships.

Networking Events at #CPEXPO

AVANT Special Forces Training

April 9, 1-5:30 p.m.

The training starts with an introduction into the AVANT methodology, conditioning for selling in today’s dynamic IT environment, competence training for our enablement tools, and advanced strategies to fight effectively no matter if the battleground is IaaS, UCaaS, Security, or SD-WAN.  If you're ready to go to war for your piece of the next-generation IT market, sign up today!  


Separate registration required. 

Millennial Meetup: No Mo' FOMO

Thursday, April 11, 6-7 p.m.

Last year's inaugural event was a hit, so we brought it back. This meetup is dedicated to the new generation of channel pros. Attendees age 35 and under are welcome. Drinks are on us! 

Open to all attendees age 35 and under. 

Alliance of Channel Women Networking Reception

Tuesday, April 9, 5-8 p.m.

Calling all women in the channel: join other successful women in the industry to network and discuss key business topics that impact the channel today.

Separate registration required. 

First-Time Attendee Reception, Sponsored by Verizon

Tuesday, April 9, 7-9 p.m.

Are you new to the show? Network with fellow newcomers and get tips from seasoned veterans while grabbing a bite. It’s a great way to kick off your show experience.

Separate registration required. Open to first-time Channel Partners attendees only. 

Excellence in Digital Services and Channel Influencer Networking Awards Reception

Wednesday, April 10, 6:30-9 p.m.

Come celebrate our first cadre of award winners as we recognize partners who deliver stellar outcomes for their clients. Entertainment courtesy of the semi-world-famous Coffee with Craig & Kevin Podcast.

Separate registration required.

Opening Reception & Pub Crawl

How do you make exploring the show floor better? With a drink in your hand. These events take place on day 1 & 2 of the expo.

Opening Reception
Wednesday, April 10, 4-7 p.m.

Pub Crawl
Thursday, April 11, 2-6 p.m.

Open to all attendees.

Vendor Hosted Parties

ZeroOutages SD-WAN "Who You Going To Call" Screening party

Wednesday, April 10, 1-3 p.m.

Mandalay Pool

AVANT Beer Pong Tournament

Wednesday, April 10, 8-11 p.m.

Level Up at the MGM

Ecessa Reception

Thursday, April 11, 6-8 p.m.

Ecessa hospitality suite (room number provided at Ecessa booth #362)

Party With Fuze

Thursday, April 11, 6-8 p.m.

TENDER Steakhouse (in the Luxor Hotel)
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Party With AVANT

Thursday, April 11, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace

Party With ScanSource

Thursday, April 11, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

Hard Rock Café on the strip

Invitations required for entry. Pick up an invitation from the Channel Growth Pavilion, South Pacific Ballroom EF, anytime 4/10 or 4/11 between 9am & 5pm.

Request a Meeting With Top Suppliers


Meeting Room: Palm Foyer


Meeting Room: Jasmine Ballroom F & G

AVANT Lounge

Meeting Room: South Seas F

BCM One Tech Lounge

Meeting Room: Jasmine Ballroom E

BullsEye Telecom

Meeting Room: PMR7


Meeting Room: PMR12


Meeting Room: PMR8


Meeting Room: MR5


Meeting Room: MR3

Intelisys, Inc

Meeting Room: South Pacific E & F


Meeting Room: South Seas I
April 11, 3-5 p.m. only 

Mitel Experiential Lounge

Meeting Room: South Seas J


Meeting Room: Palm H

Peerless Network

Meeting Room: MR20


Meeting Room: Palm G

RCN - Grande - Wave

Meeting Room: South Pacific B

Sangoma Technologies

Meeting Room: Palm E


Meeting Room: Banyan B

Star2Star Communications

Meeting Room: Jasmine Ballroom B

Synnex Corporation

Meeting Room: MR5


Meeting Room: Tropics B


Meeting Room: Banyan E

West Corporation

Meeting Room: South Pacific C