Speaker Center

This center is designed to help speakers and instructors plan their engagements at Interop Las Vegas. The conference will take place April 27 – May 1, 2015 at:

Mandalay Bay Convention Center
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Registration

As a speaker at Interop Las Vegas, you will receive complimentary registration to the conference and we will take care of your registration. You can retrieve your Speaker Badge at Speaker Services located in Breakers B on the 2nd level of the South Convention Center. Download a printable version of the venue floor plan.

Speaker Tasks

To-Dos

  • Download & Return Signed Speaker Agreement and email to
  • Check your speaker listing & session schedule
  • Make your hotel reservation
  • Promote your presence

Things to Know

Important Dates & Deadlines

March 27th
April 3rd
April 6th Hotel Reservations Cut-off
April 10th Presentation Slides Due
April 17th Submit Signed Speaker Agreement

Contact Us

Jessica Horst

Conference Operations Manager
Office: 415.947.6399

Madeline McCaffrey

Associate Content Program Manager
Office: 415.947.6250

Speaker Benefits

As a speaker, you get access to many benefits throughout the event cycle. Please note: speaker benefits are non-transferrable.

Publicity

As a Speaker, your name, title, company, and biography will be featured on the Interop Las Vegas 2015 website. See your listing.

Complimentary Registration for the Entire Event **

We welcome you, as a speaker, to attend the entire event, including all conference sessions, workshops, demonstrations and exhibits, as well as all meals and social functions. You will be exempt from any conference registration fee.

Three Complimentary Single Session Passes **

You will receive (3) complimentary session passes to be used in the session in which you are speaking from Speaker Services when you arrive on-site at the event. These passes can be given to three guests of your choice. Please note each guest will need to register for a complimentary expo pass to use in conjunction with the session pass. These passes are not valid for Interop workshops taking place Monday, April 27 - Tuesday, April 28.

Single Session Passes are only valid for the Interop Las Vegas 2015 Conference on Wednesday, April 28 - Friday, May 1. They are not valid for pre-conference Workshops on Monday, April 27 – Tuesday, April 28.

Access to Speaker Services

Speaker Services is a place for you to relax, prepare for your session or have small meetings. You will have access to Speaker Services during the conference located in Breakers B at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Speaker Services will be open:

Monday, April 27 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, April 28 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 29 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 30 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, May 1 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Invite your Friends and Colleagues to Interop Las Vegas!

Give your friends and family a 25% discount* with code SPEAKERVIP on the on-site price of the Total Access, 3 Day Conference, and 2 Day Workshop passes. All passes include access to the Exhibition, Keynotes, and a full calendar of free sessions. They will love you for it, if they don't already do.

SHARE YOUR DISCOUNT:

FACEBOOK
“I’m speaking at Interop in Las Vegas April 27 – May 1. Use my code SPEAKERVIP for 25% off the on-site price of Total Access, 3 Day Conference, and 2 Day Workshop Passes. You have to register by Friday, April 25 for the code to work. http://interop.com/lasvegas

TWITTER
“I'm speaking @Interop in Las Vegas, April 27-May 1. Get 25% off Conference Passes with code SPEAKERVIP! #interop http://interop.com/lasvegas”

Prices after discount

Pass Type Your Discount Price after Discount On-Site Price
Total Access $824.75 $2,474.25 $3,299
Conference $599.75 $1,799.25 $2,399
2 Day Workshop $499.75 $1,499.25 $1,999

* 25% off discount applies to Total Access, 3 Day Conference or 2 Day Workshop Passes. Discount calculated based on the on-site price and not combinable with other offers. Offer good on new registrations only.

Get Involved on Social

MOST SOCIAL SPEAKER AWARD
We’re initiating a friendly competition among speakers for Interop Las Vegas 2015. The speaker to post the most tweets using @interop and #interop will receive a prize and recognition on the Interop Twitter page! Our Social Media team will track your progress and announce the winner on-site in Las Vegas.

Facebook
If you're not already, “Like” Interop and RSVP for Interop Las Vegas. Invite your friends to become fans and RSVP to Interop Las Vegas as well. Post information on the Interop page about your session.

LinkedIn
Join our Group and start a discussion around your session and invite your friends to join the discussion.

Twitter
Follow us @interop and use #interop in related tweets and we'll retweet as appropriate.

Blog
If you have a site, blogging about your presence at the event is a great way to generate pre-event buzz. Interop would love to reblog you on our community on InformationWeek, so please let us know if you have any pieces in the works. if you’ve got ideas for any pieces.

Public Relations Tools for Speakers: Press Release Guidelines

Interop offers an impressive blend of media, exhibitors and attendees to target for an announcement about your participation, and we encourage you to write and distribute news. Please follow these press release guidelines:

  • Event boilerplate should be included in the press release (see boilerplate below).
  • The date and location of the event should be included in the first paragraph: Interop Las Vegas is happening April 27 – May 1, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
  • If you would like to include a quote from Interop GM, Jennifer Jessup, send your release and suggested quote for review and approval to Jamie Porter at . Please allow 24-48 hours turnaround time.

About Interop®

Interop® is the leading independent IT industry event dedicated to providing technology professionals with the unbiased information they need to thrive as new technologies continue to transform the enterprise. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Interop® connects all levels of the IT community by showcasing the latest innovations and technologies while providing unique opportunities for networking and career advancement. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for attendees to experience the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with annual international events in India, London and Tokyo, all produced by UBM Tech and partners. For more information about these events, visit www.interop.com.

 

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