Tuesday & Wednesday, May 24 & 25 | Austin, TX
You're Invited to Join Light Reading & Host in Ireland as a VIP Guest at
Light Reading's Big Communications Event
  Don't miss your chance to attend Light Reading's Big Communications Event (BCE), the premier North American next-gen communications event, featuring hundreds of speakers and demos from the world's leading telcos.  
Register today for VIP admission!

Guests of Host in Ireland will receive complimentary or discounted VIP admission of 25%*
Why Attend BCE?
  • Get Educated: Hear real-world advice and case studies from the industry's leaders including:
    • Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Director, Engineering, Facebook's Infrastructure Foundation
    • Axel Clauberg, VP, Aggregation, Transport, IP & Fixed Access, Deutsche Telekom
    • Margaret Chiosi, Distinguished Network Architect, AT&T
    • David Amzallag, Head, Network Virtualization, SDN & NFV, Vodafone Group
    • Chris Emmons, Director, SDN Planning & Implementation, Verizon
  • Content that Matters: BCE will provide information relevant to the entire next-gen communications ecosystem. Featured topic areas include network orchestration, optical networking, mobile networks, IoT/smart cities, components, video, network security, virtualizing the network infrastructure and data center and cloud services.
  • Meet the right people: BCE is the largest, most qualified gathering of service providers in North America. Over 65% of attendees at last year's event were technology decision makers from service providers, cable operators, enterprises, public sectors, utilities, financial institutions or analysts.
  VIP attendees will receive:  
  • VIP On-Site Check-In
• VIP Recognition on Badges
• Welcome Gift
• Heavy Reading’s "Future of Virtualization Index Report" (a $1,495 value), featuring the latest results from the Future of Virtualization Index Project. Early-access available exclusively to BCE attendees!

  Free! Women in Comms Day featuring a Job Fair  
  Join us on May 23 for a free one-day conference and job fair. Get inspired, meet a mentor, find a job and more!

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  Enter Promo code: VIPHIR  
  You can't afford to miss the ONE event that unites next-gen communications providers for real-world discussions of the issues critical to their future, including virtualization, cloud, next-gen wireless and back office transformation.  
  *BCE provides complimentary admission for verified employees of service providers, operators, financial and educational institutions, utilities and government agencies.