hours dedicated networking
exhibitors and sponsors to meet
peers to connect with
Excellence Awards Gala Dinner
Monday, May 15 | 6:00 – 10:30 pm
Location: Palais de la Méditerranée
The exclusive invitation-only Excellence Awards Gala Dinner enables guests to mingle and network with like-minded senior executives in the industry. During the evening TM Forum, will recognize the world’s leading companies for their innovative achievements spanning business and IT transformation, customer centricity and product and service innovation.
This dinner is by invitation only or open to Platinum Pass holders, to check eligibility please email Danielle Zertuche, VIP Relations Manager.
Expo Happy Hour
Monday, May 15 | 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, May 16 | 5:30 – 6:30 pm
The most awaited part of the day: Happy Hour! Join us on the expo as we unwind and network after a very busy day. We are providing wristbands to wear with tokens to hand in for a free drink. All but Silver delegates receive a wristband and a cash bar is available in the Café on level 3.
Women in Tech Leadership Luncheon
Tuesday, May 16 | 12:45 – 2:00 pm
Now in its fourth year,this popular luncheon has grown into a must-attend lunch. During the luncheon you will hear first hand experiences and initiatives to drive women in tech leadership, network and share ideas and insights. Space is limited, please check your pass eligibility.
Wednesday, May 17 | 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Cheers! We’re bringing the networking to the streets of the Flower Market. Join attendees, speakers, exhibitors from 6 pm for drinks, canapes, fun and networking at Night Live!
Open to everyone with an event badge, TM Forum Live! has secured the following bars for attendees to mix and mingle. Get there early, as space is limited per venue.
• Ma Noland’s Irish Pub
• Bistrot de l’Opera
There are limited number of drink vouchers available for Platinum, Gold, Speaker and Media pass holders and your TM Forum Live! badge on must be worn to gain entry.
Robotic Process Automation Lunch Briefing
Tuesday, May 16 | 12:45 – 2:00 pm
Robotic Process Automation isn’t a future thing. It’s a NOW thing. Join us as we explore the topic of robotic process automation during this invitation only luncheon. Automate your back-office processes, get frontline people back to doing what they do best – interacting with people, solving their problems, communicating, and connecting.
NFV Briefing Breakfast
Wednesday, May 17 | 7:30 – 8:45 am
Rhodes Meeting Room 6 – Level 2
Are you ready to innovate NFV/SDN services faster leveraging open source coupled with new opportunities for standardization? This session will show you how.
Digital Services Lunch Briefing
Wednesday, May 17 | 12:45 – 2:00 pm
The traditional communications and media are being disrupted by more nimble, digital native entrants and challenged by savvy, demanding customers. Microsoft assists the legacy market leaders in (re-)defining their customer relations, products, and processes through 1st and 3rd party solutions built on the Microsoft platform. At the same time, we are well placed to provide guidance based on Microsoft’s own transformation experience. Join us as we share Microsoft’s exciting journey with Telecoms and Media organisations, explaining how we empower companies with the intelligent cloud for communications, media, and data services and through integrated solutions for service and content delivery, content production and advanced analytics, enabling agility, true customer centricity, and enhanced productivity and monetization.
We understand that at some point during the week you might need to have an informal meeting and/or do work. TM Forum Live! has a few locations where you can sit down for a drink with an old friend, coffee with a new connection or just recharge your devices while you catch up on your email. TM Forum Live! has it all right here for you.
TM Forum Live! Café
Expo – level 3
The café provides the opportunity to relax and network with colleagues. The café offers light lunches, snacks and hot and cold beverages for a charge.
Mykonos Foyer – level 2
Open to Platinum attendees only, this area provides a relaxing and tranquil environment away from the buzz of the main conference. Enjoy complimentary breakfast, snacks, refreshments, concierge services.
Rhodes Meeting Room 2 – level 2
New for 2017! Speakers have a dedicated area to relax and prepare for their presentation. Speakers can enjoy complimentary breakfast, snacks, and refreshments.
TM Forum Live! Terrace
Open during expo hours, this area provides the opportunity to relax and network with colleagues in the sunshine!
Café in the Cloud
Athena Foyer – level 2
New for 2017! Café in the Cloud is designed for attendees who have to re-charge your laptop or yourself with a complimentary espresso. The café offers complimentary espressos, coffee, and cappuccinos and light snacks for a charge.