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28 - 30 September, 2021, Hyatt Regency Barcelona Tower, Barcelona
27 September - 1 October, 2021, Virtual

DEFINE AND DELIVER THE NEXT-GEN OPTICAL INFRASTRUCTURE TO TRANSFORM FUTURE SERVICES AND ROI

NGON & DCI World 2021 is now a Hybrid Event: Virtual & Physical packages built around your business objectives

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

For 2021, NGON & DCI World will run as a Hybrid Event, delivering content both in person and online on the virtual platform - Swapcard, giving your company more opportunity for exposure and ensuring that there is a seamless platform for everyone to get involved in – regardless of travel restrictions.  


Leading industry content
Leading industry content

Taking place over a full week from 27th September - 1st October, there will be both online & in-person speaking opportunities. The Keynotes will be delivered onsite and live-streamed to the virtual audience. The track sessions can be delivered in the format that suits you, either onsite or pre-recorded for the virtual platform which can be accessed on demand by all attendees.


Brand exposure in the exhibition
Brand exposure in the exhibition

With an onsite exhibition booth, your company will also benefit from an online listing in the virtual platform for double the exposure. You can rest assured that all local guidelines will be adhered to, to keep both you and attendees safe, alternatively there are virtual only exhibition opportunities available.

Networking with 800+ attendees
Networking with 800+ attendees

Dedicated networking spaces will be available onsite, and our VIP team can assist you with setting up 1-2-1 meetings with your target audience. Whether you attend in-person or virtually, you will be able to network with the full hybrid audience through the Swapcard app.

SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE WITH DECISION MAKERS

76%
of Operators have purchasing power
87%
of Operators are looking for new technologies and suppliers
50%
of Operators chose integrating new technology as their priority

The NGON & DCI World Experience...

With a variety of online & in-person features, the team can tailor an opportunity to fit with your business strategy



Specialised Workshops
Specialised Workshops

In previous years, the Interworking Forum, SM-Optics  and METRO-HAUL, a European Commission Project led the workshops, discussions included network development trends, pushing WDM into metro & rural networks and facilitating open, agile next-gen networks.

Keynote Sessions
Keynote Sessions

The keynotes will take place physically, and will be live-streamed on the virtual platform. If you are looking for a cross-channel, maximum exposure package, enquire now to secure a prime slot.


Virtual Content - NGON Digital Week
Virtual Content - NGON Digital Week

Not ready to travel? No problem. Across NGON Digital Week there will be  virtual tracks serving our audience online and on-demand, helping you to take your brand beyond Barcelona.


NGON & DCI Awards
NGON & DCI Awards

The NGON & DCI Awards give recognition to the achievements made by operators, data centres and solution providers in the optical networking industry. This is a great opportunity to celebrate and get recognition for your contribution to the industry.

The NGON Networking Party
The NGON Networking Party

After a virtual year, the NGON team are excited to return to hosting the hugely popular networking party - a focal point of the event for every attendee! Get involved at the party with a package to host the reception that places your branding on all drinks points and signage - putting your logo in the heart of the event.

Speed Networking
Speed Networking

Dedicated, highly effective sessions putting you in front of key clients and ensure you are introduced to those prospects you’ve been trying to connect with.


1-2-1 VIP Meetings
1-2-1 VIP Meetings

As ever, the NGON team is here to help you connect with the people you want to meet. Whether you want to participate in-person or virtually, this opportunity is available.

The Beach Party
The Beach Party

Get your brand front and centre of your prospects as they enjoy networking with the ecosystem at the hotly anticipated beach party! 

In-Person Thought-Leadership
In-Person Thought-Leadership

As the #1 meeting place for the optical networks industry, talk directly to an audience of decision makers and pitch how your solution is innovating optical infrastructure.

ORGANISED IN ACCORDANCE WITH INFORMA ALLSECURE HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD

NGON & DCI World 2021 will be organised in accordance with Informa's AllSecure health and safety standard. As the world's leading events organiser, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.


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From eBooks and white papers to roundtables and webinars we provide integrated solutions to propel your business forward.

Leverage Informa Tech's expertise and reach to meet your business objectives.

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