Convince Your Manager
So you want to take advantage of the exceptional education and networking opportunities offered at Interop but not sure how to convince your boss?
Pre-Conference: Request Support
Depending on how your manager prefers to receive communication you can choose from among one of the three templates, or, send all three their way.
After the Conference: Create a Trip Report
After the conference and expo closes you will receive a trip report containing information on all the sessions you attended. Use this guide to create a report for updating your manager or supervisor on what you gained by attending Interop.
It's that simple! We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas.
Top 10 Reasons to Attend Interop 2012
Here are a few reasons why attending Interop is valuable for you and your organization.
Keep up-to-date on industry trends/issues
See firsthand how Interop solves networking issues as they build the InteropNET – the network that provides connectivity for all exhibitors and attendees.
See many companies at one time
With time so short, we bring 150 vendors under one roof including Cisco, IBM, Amazon Web Services, Riverbed and f5.
See existing suppliers
What other solutions do they provide OR how are others using their solutions?
See specific company(s) or product(s)
Ready to renegotiate service agreements and/or upgrade to the next version?
Network with Colleagues
With so many like-minded professionals under one roof, why not learn how others are tackling similar problems in their organizations?
Grab breakfast, lunch or a beer and make connections that will help you throughout the year. Visit the community hub and take a spin at speed networking.
See products "in-person" first reviewed online
Let's face it, Internet search, whitepapers and news articles only go so far. Touch, test and question technologies.
Learn from peers, analysts and other end users in the Interop Conference sessions. 1 hour sessions over 3 days covering 8 topic areas – cloud & big data, virtualization, networking, security, IT leadership, collaboration and mobility.
9 new deep-dive workshops
Intense looks at Software Defined Networking, BYOD, Risk Management, Wireshark, IT Management and Collaboration.