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Management World Americas 2011

Business Networking

Mw Americas 2011 Networking

80% of delegates attend this conference to network. Will you be there to meet them?

Connect with all the right people, in the right place, at the right time. Year after year, networking is recorded as the top reason Management World Americas attendees visit the conference. Here are the opportunities that were offered at Management World Americas 2011.

Business Networking Evening: A Night at the Races

November 8, 7:30-10:30 pm

TM Forum’s Annual Business Networking Evening is the place to mingle with the who’s who of the communications industry in a relaxed and fun environment. Join us this year for A Night at the Races – enjoy good conversation and make the right connections you need to impact your business while you bet on horse races using TM Forum Bucks. The more you bet, the better your chances are to win the night’s grand prize. Here is what your night at the races includes:
  • Mouth-watering appetizers
  • A selection of beverages
  • DJ music to get you moving in between races
  • Access to the Winner's Circle lounge area to unwind and chat with new contacts
  • Entry into the Grand Prize drawing for an iPAD2
This is a must-attend event for all Management World Americas attendees. A Night at the Races is included for all conference pass holders. Non-conference pass holders can purchase a ticket for just $100USD.

Expo & Forumville

November 8, 12:30-7:00 pm
November 9, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
November 10, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Expo includes a powerful mix of big names and emerging suppliers from around the globe. Attend the Expo to see how their latest innovations, developments and solutions can help you automate your operations, deliver new services to market faster and reduce your bottom line.

Forumville on the Expo floor delivers:
Live demonstrations of real-world implementable solutions
Knowledge on the ground-breaking collaboration project 
Networking opportunities with the TM Forum members behind the key initiatives

Expo Happy Hour

November 8-9, 6:00-7:00 pm

Delegates enjoy discussing the day's issues in an informal environment, while making new contacts
and meeting potential new business partners. Conference Pass holders receive a free drink ticket,
and a cash bar is open for Exhibitor and Expo Visitor pass holders.
VIP Reception

Monday, November 7, 7:30-9:30 pm

The exclusive invitation-only VIP Reception will enable guests to mingle and network with like-minded senior executives in the industry, in a relaxed atmosphere before the main activities begin.

This reception is by invitation only. To see if you qualify to attend, email Claire Ardley.
Executive Appointment Service

November 8,   12:00-7:00 pm
November 9,   10:00 am - 7:00 pm
November 10, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Exclusive opportunity to participate in a one-to-one private meeting service.

The Executive Appointment Service (EAS) is an exclusive, invitation-only program aimed at
knowledge exchange between suppliers and service provider executives to help to ensure
common goals, standards and collaboration for our industry.

To participate in the program, email Scott Hathaway.
Realizing the Adoption of TM Forum Frameworx
through Tooling: Lunch and Learn!

Tuesday, November 8, 12:45-1:45 pm

Join us to view a demonstration of how service providers and system integrators are deploying Frameworx in their software systems. This session will outline how service providers are
implementing TM Forum Frameworx, as well as identifying the current gaps in commercial tooling
that need to be filled to accelerate the adoption of Frameworx. By closing these gaps, we enable the industry to realize faster development cycles and improve efficiency. As a service provider, this is an opportunity to view how other service providers have implemented Frameworx. As a software or tool vendor, this is a business opportunity for you to upgrade or create a product that improves Frameworx implementation.

Please RSVP for this lunch and learn by emailing Joann O’Brien.
Innovation in Frameworx, Lunch and Learn!

Wednesday, November 9, 1:00-2:00 pm

This session is intended to outline some of the key strategic developments that are currently
underway in TM Forum’s member-driven research and development Collaboration Program, as
well as the features planned for Frameworx 12 and 12.5 releases. TM Forum is actively seeking members to get involved at any level in our collaborative work. To meet the needs of our rapidly
changing industry, our projects provide ample opportunity to get involved in programs. Coming to
this meeting is a great opportunity to find the best fit between your interests and TM Forum’s development programs, allowing you to help shape the industry and demonstrate your company’s leadership in a particular area. As always, any participation will be recognized on the TM Forum’s website, in our documents, in our newsletters, in our events and in many other ways.

Please RSVP for this lunch and learn by emailing Joann O’Brien.
Latin America Networking Lunch

Wednesday, November 9, 1:00-2:00 pm

Sponsored by Intraway Corporation

The Latin American luncheon provides you with an opportunity to network and discuss regional
issues pertaining to Latin America in a private and relaxed atmosphere.

For further information or an invitation, please RSVP by emailing Rachael Jacobi.
Cable Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, November 8, 5:45-6:30 pm

Exclusively for Cable MSO Executives who are interested in networking with colleagues and peers in a relaxed and informal environment, this networking opportunity follows a dedicated Cable Summit.

Please RSVP for this cocktail reception (sponsored by amdocs) by emailing Rachael Jacobi.
Cable Breakfast

Wednesday, November 9, 8:00-8:45 am

This networking event is intended for Cable MSO’s who are interested in networking with other
MSO’s. There will be a brief industry presentation, followed by breakfast and peer networking.
TM Forum staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about Cable projects
within the TM Forum.

Please RSVP for this breakfast (sponsored by amdocs) by emailing Rachael Jacobi.