Cisco Partner Summit 2016

CPE

  • Date: November 1 –  November 3
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Attendance: In Person
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Overview

Cisco Partner Summit 2016 San Francisco

The digital transformation journey continues. With the rapid pace of change, there’s never been a better time to align, connect, and create solutions that deliver and disrupt.

This event brings our partners around the world together to celebrate our success and plan our future strategy. It’s invitation only, and offers opportunities for executive networking, strategy discussions, technology updates, and business leadership development.

Bookmark this page and check back later for more details.

Agenda (subject to change)

Monday, October 31

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration and Information

Tuesday, November 1

6:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration and Information

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Auxiliary Programs

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Executive 1:1s
Ecosystem Exchanges

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Collaboration Lounge

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Attendee Lunch

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Opening General Session

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Geo Region Breakout Sessions

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Theater Receptions

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Global Awards Reception (By invitation only)

Wednesday, November 2

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration and Information

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

General Session

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Attendee Lunch

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Collaboration Lounge

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Gold and Master Partner Lunch (By Invitation only)

11:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Executive 1:1s
Ecosystem Exchanges

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Impact Sessions

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Women in Channels Reception (By Invitation only)

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Global Celebration Event

Thursday, November 3

6:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Registration and Information

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Impact Sessions

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Collaboration Lounge
Executive 1:1s

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing General Session

12:00 PM

Grab and Go Lunch/Departures

Registration Support

support@ciscopartnersummit.com
US, Canada and Latin America: +1 866-579-8415
Asia Pacific, Greater China & Japan: +44 207 022 8990
Europe, Middle East, Africa & Russia: +44 (0) 20 7022 8990

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Virtual Partner Summit

Cisco Virtual Partner Summit 2016 San Francisco

Don't miss out on Virtual Partner Summit San Francisco 2016. All General Sessions will stream live. Mark your calendars. Registration opens October 4.

We’ll be posting all Impact Sessions on SalesConnect the day after they happen. So join us to watch the show unfold in San Francisco.

For sessions from Partner Summit in San Diego in March, visit our archive.

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Cisco Speakers

Chuck Robbins Chuck Robbins

Chief Executive Officer

Chuck Robbins is the Chief Executive Officer of Cisco and a member of its Board of Directors. Chuck has more than 28 years of industry experience. Prior to being CEO, he was Senior VP of Worldwide Field Operations. He also served as Senior VP of The Americas, and as Senior VP of US Enterprise, Commercial and Canada and was instrumental in helping build the industry’s most powerful partner program.

Wendy Bahr Wendy Bahr

Senior Vice President, Global Partner Organization

Wendy Bahr is the Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Global Partner Organization. She has responsibility for managing and supporting 61,000+ global partners who represent the company’s primary route to market. Encompassing system integrators, value-added resellers, distributors, services partners, independent software vendors, and technology partners, this global connected partner ecosystem accounts for more than 80 percent of Cisco’s revenue and is a unique differentiator in helping deliver business outcomes for customers and driving growth for Cisco.

Chris Dedicoat Chris Dedicoat

Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Field Operations

Chris Dedicoat is EVP, Worldwide Sales & Field Operations. He joined Cisco in 1995 and has held senior sales leadership roles in the Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia markets. He is passionate about customer success and talent development and is committed to building an inclusive and diverse organization for digital age. Chris holds an honorary doctorate and an Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications degree from University of Central England, as well as an Executive MBA from Ashridge Business School.

Be sure to check back for additional details on General session and Impact speakers.

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Networking

Networking

Executive 1:1 Meetings

Located: Moscone West, Level 2

The Executive One-on-One program offers partners a chance to discuss business and development issues with Cisco executives. Meetings are either 30 or 60 minutes long and must be scheduled in advance. Onsite requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Contact your PAM to schedule a meeting.

 

Ecosystem Exchanges

Located: Moscone West, Level 2

As we saw at the Partner Summit San Diego, digital transformation is indeed powered by partnerships! In San Francisco, we’ll be moving full speed ahead to forge new Partner-to-Partner connections and GTM relationships during the Ecosystem Exchanges. Located on Level 2 of Moscone West is a dedicated zone for Ecosystem Exchanges to take place. This year we expect to have over 50 Solution Partners available at the Exchanges for meetings with other types of Partners. Contact your Cisco Partner Account Manager or Business Development Manager to schedule a meeting during PS16.

Key dates for Ecosystem Exchanges:

  • Cisco PAMs/BDMs can schedule meetings on behalf of their partners between Monday, September 19 and Tuesday, October 12
  • All approved meetings will be communicated to the requestor on Tuesday, October 12
  • Changes after confirmations sent will need to be requested via email or in person at the Ecosystem Exchanges desk on Level 2
  • On site scheduling will be provided based on availability at the Ecosystem Exchanges desk

 

Collaboration Lounge

Located: Moscone West, Level 2 and Level 3

The Collaboration Lounge provides attendees a casual environment to meet up, relax, and recharge. There are no dedicated areas to reserve. It’s located in the foyers of Level 2 and Level 3 in the Moscone West Convention Center.

Collaboration Lounge hours:

Tuesday, November 1

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, November 2

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, November 3

8:30 AM – 10:00 PM

 

Women in Channels Reception (By Invitation Only)

Located: InterContinental Hotel, Fourth Floor, Pacific Terrace

This reception celebrates women working with and for our partners. It’s a chance to share insight, network, and reflect on our success. All female partners and female Cisco employees attending Partner Summit are invited. Pre-registration is required. The reception is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2 from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM at the InterContinental Hotel on the Fourth Floor, Pacific Terrace.

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venues

Partner Summit 2016 Venue

Moscone West

800 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Available Hotels and Room Rates

Cisco Partner Summit has negotiated special discounted conference rates exclusive to event attendees who book within the group room block. All hotels are full service and offer various amenities, such as restaurants, pools, fitness centers, spa facilities, and business services. To secure housing at our conference rates, you must register for Cisco Partner Summit 2016 San Francisco first.

All hotel rates apply to reservations made prior to November 4, 2016 or until our room block sells out, based on availability, and exclude applicable taxes. Please do not call the hotels directly to book your reservation. Reserve your room through the Partner Summit registration system.

Please note: All hotels below are non-smoking and allow pets. Additional fees may apply if you plan to bring a pet. Please check with the hotel directly on size limitation and fee.

InterContinental Hotel San Francisco
888 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$369 per night
Located 1 Block from Moscone West

Marriott Marquis San Francisco
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$389 per night
Located 1 Block from Moscone West

W Hotel
181 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$389 per night
Located 1 Block from Moscone West

The Palace Hotel
2 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
$395 per night
Located 2 Blocks from Moscone West

The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
$369 per night
Located 5 Blocks from Moscone West

Hilton Union Square
333 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
$359 - $399 per night
Located 4 Blocks from Moscone West

Parc 55 San Francisco
55 Cyril Magnin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
$359 - $399 per night
Located 4 Blocks from Moscone West

Hotel Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
$319 per night
Located 4 Blocks from Moscone West

JW Marriott
500 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
$329 per night
Located 5 Blocks from Moscone West

Marriott Union Square
480 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
$299 per night
Located 4 Blocks from Moscone West

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
$299 - $399 per night
Located 4 Blocks from Moscone West

Taj Campton Place
340 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
$345 per night
Located 4 Blocks from Moscone West

Park Central Hotel
50 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$379 per night
Located 3 Blocks from Moscone West

The St. Regis San Francisco
125 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$395 per night
Located 2 Blocks from Moscone West

Hotel Zelos
12 Fourth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$349 per night
Located 1 Block from Moscone West

Hotel Zetta San Francisco
55 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
$349 per night
Located 2 Blocks from Moscone West

  • Maximum of 3 guests in the room
  • Rates quoted above do not include 16.65% state and local taxes per night
  • Approximate walking distance provided

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