MEF17 is on pace to be bigger and better than MEF16, with a target of 1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies, 275+ service & technology executives, 120+ expert speakers, 120+ sponsors & event partners, 16+ live Proof of Concept demonstrations, and new activities (Awards Party, Executive Forum, Onsite Training & Certification & more).

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In addition to a full conference program, MEF17 will provide a number of activities in which to participate including, workshops, Proof of Concept and the LSO Hackathon to name a few.  Stay tuned for more details.

About MEF17

MEF17 focuses on Third Network connectivity and cloud services for the digital economy & the hyper-connected world. These new agile, assured, and orchestrated services provide an on-demand experience with user-directed control over service capabilities. They are delivered over automated, virtualized, and interconnected networks powered by LSO, SDN, NFV & CE 2.0.

Why Attend?

1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies and 35+ countries. MEF17 uniquely empowers industry stakeholders with high-quality content, extraordinary peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and valuable insight into cutting-edge services and technologies. Attendees consistently have rated MEF’s global events among the best in the industry. See Video Highlights from last year’s MEF16 event.

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Organizations Attending MEF17

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LSO Hackathon


Networking Hall

Networking Hall

MEF17’s vibrant Networking Hall features the popular LSO Proof of Concept Showcase, Networking Hall Theater, Networking Booths, TelecomTV Filming, and the Global Media Hub.

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Proof of Concept Showcase

Proof of Concept Showcase

The 4th annual LSO Proof of Concept Showcase will feature 11 live service & technology demonstrations involving dozens of companies. The PoCs will inspire you with new innovations reshaping the communications landscape.

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MEF LSO Hackathon

MEF LSO Hackathon

MEF is holding its 5th LSO Hackathon at MEF17 to accelerate the development of LSO-SDN-NFV based solutions for Third Network services.

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Participating Service Providers

Participating Organizations

Participating Analyst Firms

Professionals Training Partner

Featured Media Partners

                                                                                                                                      Global Telecom Partner                          Global Online TV Partner

Media Partners

Media Relations Partner


This years event is being held at the Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort conveniently located at Universal Orlando Resort just 15 miles from Orlando International Airport.

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Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort is located near shopping, dining, and complimentary water taxi and shuttle service is provided to and from the Universal Orlando theme parks and Universal CityWalk™.

Dining & Entertainment

Dining & Entertainment

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort offers exceptional restaurant and lounge options. Amatista Cookhouse is a full-service restaurant with scenic water views serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The New Dutch Trading Co. is a Caribbean-style grab-and-go marketplace featuring ready to go meals. Adjacent to the hotel, Universal CityWalk™ is considered "The Entertainment Capital of Orlando" and offers 30 acres of dining and entertainment.

Meeting Rooms

Meeting Rooms

This brand new resort opened in July 2016 offers a state of the art meeting facility with over 115,000 square feet of meeting space. 41,000-square foot Grand Caribbean Ballroom divisible into 12 breakout rooms, plus a second 31,000-square foot hall.