Speaker Center

Welcome to the Interop Speaker Center!

This center is designed to help speakers and instructors plan their engagements at Interop New York. The conference will take place September 29 – October 3 at:

Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001


As a speaker at Interop New York, 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 Room 1E04 on Level 1 of the Convention Center. The 1E Hallway is located near the 34th Street side of the Convention Center. Download a printable version of the venue floor plan.

Speaker Tasks Back to Top

Important Dates & Deadlines Back to Top

September 6 -
September 6 -
September 8 - Hotel Resevations Cutoff
September 20 - Presentation Slides Due
September 20 -

Your Conference Team Back to Top

Colleen Kraskiewicz
Conference Operations Manager
(630) 432-3842

Madeline McCaffrey
Conference Content Coordinator
(415) 947-6250

Tell the World You Are Speaking at Interop New York! Back to Top

Invite your Friends and Colleagues to Interop New York!
Provide your friends and colleagues with promotional code SPEAKERDISCOUNT for a free Expo Pass or 25% off the on-site price of an All Access or Conference Pass.

If you're not already, become a fan of Interop and RSVP for Interop New York. Invite your friends to become fans and RSVP to Interop New York as well. Post information on the Interop page about your session.

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

Follow us. Use #interop-related tweets and we'll retweet as appropriate.


Sample Tweets

I'm speaking at #Interop. Register w/ code SPEAKERDISCOUNT for a 25% discount & join me there! http://tinyurl.com/chrevcw

Check out the #Interop event at-a-glance http://tinyurl.com/chrevcw Don't miss this IT conference!

I'm looking forward to speaking at #interop NY. Join me there! http://tinyurl.com/chrevcw Re-Tweet if you are going to #Interop NY!

Are you interested in "enter your topic here"? Then attend my session at #interop NY & become an IT hero. http://tinyurl.com/chrevcw

Sample Facebook & LinkedIn Update

I'll be speaking at Interop New York - the leading business technology event. Join me there and learn all about today's top business technology priorities — including networking, virtualization, cloud computing & big data, wireless & mobility, information security and more.

Receive 25% off the onsite price of a Total Access Pass or register for a Free Expo Pass with Priority Code DISCOUNTSPEAKER http://tinyurl.com/chrevcw

Add a Badge Back to Top

Add an "I’m Speaking At Interop" badge to your blog or website.

For additional resources to Promote your Presence click here.


Public Relations Tools for Speakers: Press Release Guidelines Back to Top

Interop offers an amazing audience to target for an announcement about your participation. No other business technology event brings the same impressive and accessible blend of media, exhibitors and attendees together. We encourage you to write and distribute news about your participation at Interop and have put together the following press release guidelines.

  • The date and location of the event should be included in the first paragraph: Interop New York, happening Sep 29 – Oct 3 at the Javits Convention Center.

  • Event boilerplate should be included in the press release:

    About Interop

    Interop® is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inform, inspire and connect the world's IT community. Part of UBM Tech's family of global brands, Interop® drives the adoption of technology, providing knowledge and insight to help IT and corporate decision-makers achieve business success. Through in-depth educational programs, workshops, real-world demonstrations and live technology implementations in its unique InteropNet program, Interop provides the forum for the most powerful innovations and solutions the industry has to offer. Interop Las Vegas is the flagship event held each spring, with Interop New York held each fall, 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.

  • 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.

For further information on promoting your participation at Interop Las Vegas, please contact Jamie Porter, PR Specialist at .

Speaker Benefits Back to Top


As a Speaker, your name, title, company, and biography will be featured on the Interop New York website.

Complimentary Registration for the Entire Event

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

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 Room 1E04 on the 1st Level of the Javits Convention Center. Speaker Services will be open:

Mon, Sep 29 Tues, Sep 30 Wed, Oct 1 Thurs, Oct 2 Fri, Oct 3
8:00am - 4:30pm 8:00am - 4:30pm 8:00am - 5:00pm 8:00am - 5:00pm 8:00am - 11:30am