MEF18 focuses on enabling agile, assured, and orchestrated communications services for the digital economy. Emerging “MEF 3.0” services provide an on-demand experience with user- and application-directed control over network resources and service capabilities. They are delivered across a global ecosystem of automated networks powered by LSO, SDN, and NFV.
1,000+ attendees from 275+ companies and 35+ countries. MEF18 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 the MEF18 video on the event video page.
MEF18's vibrant Networking Hall provides the opportunity to engage with top service & technology experts driving industry transformation. The Hall features the popular Proof of Concept Showcase, MEF 3.0 Implementations, Networking Hall Theater, Networking Booths, and more.Read more →
Proof of Concept Showcase
The 5th annual Proof of Concept (PoC) Showcase features live service & technology demonstrations involving dozens of companies. The PoCs provide valuable insight into how agile, assured & orchestrated services can be delivered across automated, virtualized & interconnected networks.Submissions Now Open →
MEF LSO Hackathon
MEF is holding its 7th LSO Hackathon at MEF18 to accelerate the development of LSO-SDN-NFV based solutions for MEF 3.0 services. Details coming soon.
This years event is being held at the JW Marriott LA Live, conveniently located next to LA LIVE, the premier destination for live entertainment in Downtown Los Angeles.Click for details
Dining & Entertainment
Just steps from the JW Marriott is LA LIVE, the sports and entertainment district that surrounds the Staples Center and Microsoft Theater. The campus features sports and music venues, night clubs, restaurants, a bowling alley, museum and movie theaters. LA LIVE is the premier destination for live entertainment in Downtown Los Angeles.