Partner Summit 2019 FAQ


What are dates of Cisco Partner Summit 2019?

Cisco Partner Summit 2019 will take place November 4-6, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV at the ARIA Resort.

ARIA Resort and Casino
3730 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89158



What is the appropriate attire?
Comfortable business casual attire is recommended throughout the event, inclusive of all functions such as sessions, receptions and award ceremonies.



When does registration go live?
Partner registration is now available.   



When will I receive confirmation of my registration?
Your first email confirmation will be sent to you as soon as have completed your online registration. Final confirmations will be emailed approximately three weeks prior to the event.



How can I schedule a meeting between a partner and Cisco executive?
Executive 1:1 meetings may be scheduled via our online request tool.  



Do I need to wear my badge during the entire Partner Summit 2019 event?

Yes, you must wear your badge during the entire event so that you can be readily identified as an attendee of Cisco Partner Summit 2019. Every precaution possible is being taken to provide a safe and secure working environment. As such, please be aware that we will ask for photo identification at registration before releasing a conference badge.



May I bring a guest?
No. Employee or partner guests are not permitted to attend Cisco Partner Summit.



How can I obtain copies of the material presented at the conference?
Presentations will be available for download during and following the conclusion of Partner Summit 2019 on SalesConnect.



What language is spoken?
The official language of the conference is English, and all general sessions will be presented in English. Translation services will be provided in Japanese and Mandarin for all Global Insight Sessions.



Is there an on-site business center?
Yes, the Business Center is located on Level 2 of the ARIA Convention Center. The Business Center provides printing, photocopying and shipping services. UPS and FedEx are the property’s preferred shipping couriers. Please note that there is a handling charge for all packages based on weight.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday:               7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday:            8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



Are there any recent changes to registration for entering the United States?
Click here for information regarding the Visa Waiver program.

Additional helpful links regarding the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) program:



Additional Information on the U.S. Executive Order can be found here.

What are the passport/visa requirements?
Visitors traveling to the United States are required to be in possession of passports that are valid for six months beyond the period of their intended stay in the United States. Visas are required for nationalities that are not included in the visa waiver scheme.



Check with your consulate in advance of your travel dates to be certain that you have the required documents to travel to the United States. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of State website.



How long does it take to get to/from the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, and how much does it cost?

Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS):

McCarran International Airport is approximately 3 miles/12 minutes from the ARIA Resort and Casino. Taxi service is available from Terminal 1 on the East side of baggage claim, outside door exits 1-4, and from Terminal 3 outside Level Zero, where domestic travelers board on the West end of the building and international travelers board on the East side of the building. Some taxis will not accept credit card payments. Customers should notify the airport attendant if they plan to use a credit card for payment. There is a $2.00 charge on all fares originating at the airport and the fare to ARIA is approximately $25.00 USD (excluding gratuity).  The maximum number of passengers allowed in any taxi is five (5), including infants and children.



Lyft and Uber are authorized to provide ride sharing services at the airport. In Terminal 1, passenger pick up for Lyft and Uber is located on level 2M of the parking garage. From baggage claim, take the elevator near door #2 up to level 2 and cross the pedestrian bridge to the parking garage. In Terminal 3, passenger pick up is located on the Valet level of the parking garage. From baggage claim, take the elevator near door #52, #54 or #56 up to Level 1 and cross the pedestrian bridge to the parking garage.

Passengers are permitted to be dropped off at the airport’s departure curbs at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.

Additional transportation options can be found on the McCarran International Airport website.



Hotel cancellation policy: The hotel cancellation policy requires notice of cancellation 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date to avoid a penalty equal to one night room and tax. Your credit card will be charged one night room and tax if you do not arrive or do not cancel within the cancellation period.



Is there handicapped accessibility at the hotels reserved for Partner Summit?
Yes, the hotels reserved for the conference are in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and special rooms are available upon request.



May I extend my hotel stay at the Cisco group rate?
If you are planning to extend your stay, once you have registered you will be provided a link to My Registration, an online portal to check availability to extend your stay. Please note that date extensions are based on availability when you submit your request. When using the online portal your date extension will be immediately confirmed if it is available.



What time is hotel check-in and check-out?
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m.



Is there hotel parking available?
There is either self and/or valet parking available at ARIA and Park MGM. At the ARIA, valet parking is $30.00 USD per night and self-parking is $18.00 USD per night. At the Park MGM, valet parking is $24.00 USD per night and self-paring is $15.00 USD per night.



What is the weather in Las Vegas in November?
The temperature is expected to be in the high 60s F during the day and mid 40s F at night.  Visitors should have a light jacket.  Dressing in layers is recommended if you leave early in the morning and return to your hotel at the end of the day.  Find more accurate area forecasts here.



What electrical supply is offered in Las Vegas?
Las Vegas commonly uses 110 volt.



What is the time zone in Las Vegas?
The current time zone in Las Vegas is Pacific Standard Time (UTC/GMT -8 hours).



What local attractions are available in Las Vegas?