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2019 Calix ConneXions

It's your time to lead.

2019 Calix ConneXions, October 26–29 2019, Wynn Las Vegas

Today is the day.

To step up and go beyond. To take a stand against the status quo. To eliminate your preconceived notions of what’s possible. Now is your time.

To get out in front and create the last network you’ll ever have to build.

 

ConneXions app now available!

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Plan your itinerary

From industry expert keynotes, 35+ break-out and partners sessions to free training and certification, there’s so much for you to do at ConneXions. After you download the mobile app, create your networking profile and customize the app for your event experience by adding events and sessions to your schedule.

All training and breakout sessions

Session Finder Now Available!

Take a look at all the 2019 training and breakout sessions available by conference stream.

Join us for 4 amazing days of content!

Why should marketers attend?

ConneXions is a phenomenal venue for marketers to exchange ideas and best practices.

Why should electric cooperatives attend?

We’ve got a full set of break-out sessions and content targeted specifically for electric cooperatives.

Why should municipalities attend?

Learn more about our Smart City Symposium and sessions you won’t want to miss.

Marketers to take center stage on Day One

Roundtable discussion of marketing leaders

The panel “Turning Insights into Action” will feature representatives from some of the most innovative and forward-looking communications service providers in North America sharing best practices for gathering subscriber insights and using it to deliver the best possible experience. They will appear alongside renowned marketing guru Terry O’Reilly and Calix CMO Matt Collins, who will serve as the host. The discussion will follow the reveal of the 2019 Innovations in Marketing Award winner on Monday, October 28.

Get your geek on!

Broadband Forum is back by popular demand for a third annual seminar at ConneXions 2019

Broadband Forum will once again host its BASe North America Summit on Saturday, October 26 on site at Calix ConneXions 2019 in Las Vegas. The Summit, which is free to ConneXions registrants, will run from 10am-5pm PT and focus on three of the hottest technology topics—5G, connected home, and security. Coming on the heels of 2019 Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, BASe is positioned to deliver the latest technology insights, best practices, and innovations from around the world.

Marketers unite @ConneXions!

Terry O’Reilly returns as Calix hosts new summit

Award-winning marketing guru Terry O’Reilly returns to ConneXions, highlighting a new Marketers' Summit hosted by Pivot Group. The debut of the Marketers' Summit will provide an informal setting to network and exchange best practices with peers and industry experts the Sunday of ConneXions.

 

Wynn Las Vegas October 26–29, 2019

Why you should attend ConneXions 2019

Calix ConneXions is where innovators and thought-leaders come to experience the latest innovations that winning communications service providers are leveraging to evolve their business models. Innovators will share their success stories:

  • Leveraging cloud analytics to optimize business process
  • Deploying new services to elevate the subscriber experience and generate new revenue streams
  • Building next generation networks to simplify their operations
  • Tapping expertise to accelerate their business transformation

Now is the time to deliver better experiences – first. It’s your time to lead. You can do this. We can help. Join us at ConneXions 2019.    

97% of attendees would recommend ConneXions to their colleagues

Still not convinced? Download the ROI letter to help persuade your manager.

Agenda

Connexions 2019 is shaping up to be our best ever. You will be able to choose from 35+ breakout sessions in our streams focused on how you can Elevate, Simplify and Accelerate your business.​

Saturday, October 26

  • Golf Tournament & Spa
  • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM BASe

 

Sunday, October 27

  • 8:30 AM–3:45 PM Training
  • 9:00 AM–2:30 PM Electric Cooperative Summit
  • 10:00 AM–4:00 PM Smart City Symposium
  • 10:00 AM–2:30 PM Marketers’ Summit
  • 6:30 PM–9:00 PM Welcome Reception

Monday, October 28

  • 8:00 AM–11:00 AM General Session
  • 1:30 PM–5:00 PM Breakout Sessions
  • 7:00 PM–10:00 PM Evening Entertainment

 

Tuesday, October 29

  • 8:00 AM–11:00 AM General Session
  • 1:30 PM–5:00 PM Breakout Sessions

Elevate

Learn how to more effectively market to subscribers, support them and deliver solutions to enhance their network experience. Become the leader in the journey to the smart home by tailoring your offerings for every subscriber.​

Simplify

Understand the latest enhancements to the AXOS platform and supporting solutions to help you intelligently plan or expand your network, as well as automate system installation and subscriber service provisioning.​

Accelerate

Engage the portfolio of Calix Services with deep experience from helping thousands of customers plan, implement, and optimize their networks and services. Get more proactive, resolve issues faster, and automate processes to provide exceptional subscriber experiences.         ​

All training and breakout sessions

Session Finder Now Available!

Take a look at all the 2019 training and breakout sessions available by conference stream.

Downloadable agenda

Session titles and descriptions now available

Take a look at all the 2019 training and breakout sessions available by conference stream.

 

Join us for 4 amazing days of content!

Why should marketers attend?

ConneXions is a phenomenal venue for marketers to exchange ideas and best practices.

Why should electric cooperatives attend?

We’ve got a full set of break-out sessions and content targeted specifically for electric cooperatives.

ConneXions Training and Education sessions

Morning Coffee, Avocado Toast and AXOS® Certification!

ConneXions attendees can accelerate expertise and become certified in solutions spanning the Calix portfolio while on site

Education Day at ConneXions 2019 will include access to 18 new and updated training sessions spanning Calix network access and premises portfolios. Courses will feature content tailored for multiple business functions including marketing, customer support, engineering, and network and field operations, all designed to accelerate participant expertise. Last year, over 800 people participated in training and 90 percent of those surveyed ranked the content 4 or higher on a scale of 1-5.        

Conference registration rates for 2019

Pass Type Early Bird Pricing Deadline: Now through September 13 Full Price Dates: September 13 through Event Access
Full Conference $649 $799 Full Conference Access – Sunday training sessions and entertainment, Monday and Tuesday Main Tent sessions, breakouts, entertainment, expo
Guest Pass $149 $169 General Session, Meals, Conference Entertainment (Sunday and Monday evening)
Golf/Spa Flat rate $79 Flat Rate $79 Golf or Spa on Saturday
Company Passes (Greater than 10 passes)** $599 each (25% off regular rate) - -

**Must be registered with company pass code before registration by sending an email to connexions@calix.com    

Entertainment options for Saturday, October 26

Golf

Angel Park Golf Club

 

Angel Park Golf Club is located in Las Vegas only 10 miles from the Las Vegas Strip.  This golf course offers the “world’s most complete Las Vegas golf experience” for any age, gender or skill level.   

 

Angel Park Golf Club, Las Vegas 
100 South Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145

Courses:  Mountain Course and Palm Course

Time:  8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided 

Transportation will be provided to golf club.

Cost: $79

Spa

The Spa at Wynn

 

Located within the Wynn tower, The Spa at Wynn is an intimate retreat for relaxing the mind and body. Specially programmed with highly flexible, customizable treatments designed to maximize your experience, guests may opt for classic massage therapies; specialty therapies that include an indulgent four-hands massage and Thai-influenced deep tissue; mineral wellness; hydrating collagen booster facial and more. Guests love to linger among the sauna and plunge pools and in the soft glow of the sunlit atrium.

 

Massage appointments and Mani/Pedi appointments are available by reservation only when you register for ConneXions. 

Cost: $79

Hotel Reservations

Wynn Las Vegas

ConneXions 2019 is proud to be hosted by the Wynn Las Vegas.  After registration, you will be presented with an opportunity to book your room. 

 

Wynn Cancellation Policy:

Hotel Rate:  $229 plus applicable taxes.
As long as the guests cancels 48-hours prior to their arrival they will not forfeit their one-night deposit.

  • Resort King Beds – no extra
  • Resort Double/double $30 per night = $239
  • 2 people no extra charge – but 3rd person another $50 per night


Please note a one-night room rate and tax deposit, per room, is required at time of booking to secure your reservation. All credit cards utilized for deposit purposes will be charged when the reservation is made.

 

Why you should sponsor ConneXions 2019

Sponsoring ConneXions offers unparalleled access to service providers.  With over 2100+ attendees, this is an investment that will help you meet your goals.

If interested in sponsoring, please complete the sponsorship form.

A day of electric cooperative-exclusive content at ConneXions

Electric Cooperatives Summit at ConneXions​

Join us at the inaugural Electric Cooperatives Summit co-located with Calix ConneXions 2019 on Sunday, October 27th from 9:00am–2:30pm.  This educational summit will feature industry and association experts discussing topics specific to all electric cooperatives researching, building or managing broadband networks. Hear peer examples, success stories and problem resolutions that you can emulate in your own community related to getting started with the broadband process, changing or adding to your business model, and optimizing your existing network.​    

Get your geek on!

Broadband Forum is back by popular demand for a third annual seminar at ConneXions 2019

Broadband Forum will once again host its BASe North America Summit on Saturday, October 26 on site at Calix ConneXions 2019 in Las Vegas. The Summit, which is free to ConneXions registrants, will run from 10am-5pm PT and focus on three of the hottest technology topics—5G, connected home, and security. Coming on the heels of 2019 Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, BASe is positioned to deliver the latest technology insights, best practices, and innovations from around the world.

Marketers unite @ConneXions
Sunday October 27 10:00am–2:30pm

Marketers' Summit @ConneXions—hosted by Pivot

Do you need practical ideas to help you better advance your day-to-day marketing activities? Join us for the Calix ConneXions marketing workshop, brought to you by Pivot Group, and learn from marketing professionals and your peers in a casual, relaxing environment. Translation: we're going to have some fun. It’s Vegas after all! We'll have candid and engaging discussions about important practical marketing ideas, trends, and tactics that are working. You’ll leave Calix ConneXions with marketing ideas that you put to work immediately.

Summit Agenda:

The Branding Journey—the importance of branding to everyday marketing, sharing key do’s and don’ts.

Tell Your Story—the importance of humanizing your marketing and telling a story with it that engages prospects and customers.

Video, Not Just for Video’s Sake—video can play a critical role in your overall marketing strategy, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it.

Innovations in Design—what's new with design and how can you leverage it in your own marketing efforts.

Smart City Symposium

Mountain Connect to Inspire Fiber Innovation

Second Annual Smart City Symposium hosted at ConneXions 2019

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Mountain Connect Smart City Symposium will feature municipalities and utilities from across the US discussing best practices from real-world implementations of fiber broadband and smart city technologies. The symposium will cover a variety of topics like intelligent transportation, cybersecurity, and smart grid technologies like IoT and blockchain.    

…and other exciting events to be announced in the coming weeks and months.

Showcase your Marketing Success!

Apply for the 2019 Innovations in Marketing Award

Back for its second year, the Innovations in Marketing Award will once again recognize the best of creative and successful marketing campaigns from Calix customers

Apply today by recording a brief video (under 3 mins) describing your marketing campaign and send it via WeTransfer to award.submissions@calix.com. Be sure to include the following in your video:

  • The objectives of your campaign
  • A description of the creative approaches you took
  • Your results to date

The winning video will be featured during the Main Stage General Session, and the winning team will receive a complimentary marketing workshop with Decision Counsel (the producers of “The Millers”).

Deadline: Monday, October 14, 2019

Need inspiration? Watch last year’s winning video from Triangle Communications:   

2019 Calix ConneXions Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Clearfield is a Fiber to Anywhere company, setting the standard for delivering (on time!) a scalable fiber optic network and unmatched fiber performance while lowering the cost of broadband deployment.

NISC is a leading provider of software solutions and services for utilities and telecoms. NISC offers advanced, integrated solutions featuring automated workflows, electronic approvals, and more in areas billing & customer service, accounting, engineering & operations, meter data management, payment channels, cybersecurity and eServices / Apps.

Infosys is a global leader in technology services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to create and execute strategies for their digital transformation. From engineering to application development, knowledge management and business process management, we help our clients find the right problems to solve, and to solve these effectively.

Gold Sponsors

Mapcom Systems is the developer of the M4 Solutions Suite, which allows communication service providers to combine data, fiber management tools and automation to create a complete view of their network that fosters efficiency and growth. Mapcom Systems partners with providers around the world, but primarily those in rural America.

Alianza radically improves cloud communications for service providers. Our Cloud Voice Platform is a web-scale, turnkey, virtualized software solution that powers VoIP and UC services.

Silver Sponsors

GLDS offers best-of-suite customer management, billing and service delivery for broadband. Fully-automated provisioning of services/devices across all Calix platforms, directly from the billing system.

With over 800 systems deployed, Innovative Systems provides OSS, Video and Voice systems as well as printing services to independent communications companies.

Montclair Fiber Optics line of Passive & Active Products, Connectivity, and Cable Management Solutions for Fiber To The Home [FTTH] include the Coexistence Element (CEx) and Wavelength Multiplexer (WM1) for XGS-PON and NG-PON2.

Ribbon Communications transforms fixed, mobile, cable/Multiple System Operator (MSO) and enterprise communications networks from legacy environments to next generation core, cloud and edge architectures, enabling highly productive communications for businesses and consumers.

Comtest Networks has been curing copper phobia worldwide since 1997. We transform 100 year old telephone networks into cutting edge xDSL networks. Comtest can help.

ESPi manufactures the best UPS and solar powering solutions on the planet! We lower your company’s operating expenses with reliable products that minimize truck rolls.

Spirent offers validation and assurance solutions for next-generation networks and devices. Our Lab as a Service platform transforms labs into shared, web-accessible infrastructure, radically accelerating testing.

CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) and the recently acquired ARRIS and Ruckus Networks are redefining tomorrow by shaping the future of wired and wireless communications. Our combined global team of employees, innovators and technologists have empowered customers in all regions of the world to anticipate what’s next and push the boundaries of what’s possible.

EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for fixed and mobile network operators, webscale companies and equipment manufacturers in the global communications industry.

Minerva develops service management solutions to deliver advanced television services. Minerva’s cloud-based video platform enables operators to provide subscribers with “the best place for the best content” on any device.

Cordell, a Division of Nex-Tech, is a leading provider of network solutions for Alarms management, engineering and network operational management.

OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTX) and specialty photonics products.

NRTC provides broadband infrastructure/managed services solutions and programming distribution for broadband providers that help our members bring evolving technology to rural America.

Count on CCI Systems to Assess, Design, and Execute the right solution for your network that makes sense for today and tomorrow.

Bronze Sponsors

Check out videos and more from the 2018 ConneXions