The Cisco Networking Lounge

Cisco_Logo_RGB_2color_400Plan to stop by the Cisco Networking Lounge, located in the center of the Exhibit Hall and open all day from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm. The Cisco Lounge is the perfect spot to connect and chat with friends, colleagues and new contacts, or to simply recharge a bit.

Expand your network and meet Cisco representatives in the Networking Lounge. They’ll be ready to answer questions about Cisco’s products, services and corporate culture.


Darling, DianeDon’t Miss Your Chance to Attend Exclusive Workshops to Perfect Your Networking Skills Featuring Networking & LinkedIn Expert, Diane Darling

LinkedIn Profile Makeovers

In the professional world, LinkedIn has gone from being a “nice thing to have” to being a necessity. But how do you whip your LinkedIn profile into shape and make it stand out from the rest? Attend this workshop to understand the 4-5 key elements every profile must have, and the impression you’re giving to those who look at it. Participants will also learn how to: create a compelling headline; choose the right keywords; navigate endorsements and recommendations and keep their profile up-to-date without losing their mind. Attendees will have the chance to reconnect post-conference for a 20 minute one-on-one conference call if you still have questions or want Diane to review her thoughts about your profile.

This workshop will be offered throughout the day at the following times:

7:30 AM – 7:50 AM
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
3:00 PM – 3:20 PM
4:00 PM – 4:20 PM

Internal Networking to Succeed at Your Current Job

Professionals often think that once you “get the job,” networking ends. However, one should never underestimate the importance of networking after they get the job. This interactive workshop will teach you how to easily implement ways to: build relationships within your current organization;  be known as a “go-to” person; and advance your career. Participants will learn best practices to manage difficult situations and/or difficult people, and how to think long-term instead of “I’ve got to get another job.”

This workshop will be offered throughout the day at the following times:

8:00 AM – 8:20 AM
12:30 AM – 12:50 AM
3:25 PM – 3:55 PM
4:25 PM – 4:45 PM

Fuel up with coffee-for-purchase at the Lounge’s Coffee Cart Charge your mobile device with one of the many charging devices that will be available throughout the day

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