Networking

Making connections is at the heart of successful business and partnerships. And it’s at the heart of every ITU Telecom World event.

Events, spaces and online tools are designed to facilitate networking at the highest level. Putting you in touch with decision makers, ministers, visionaries, investors, and industry players . The people and ideas that matter.

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Networking Tools

Connect with delegates, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors and all ITU Telecom World 2014 participants wherever you are via the Event App, online search tools and social media

Event App

Available across all mobile platforms, tablets and PCs, the App is a uniquely powerful and very popular opportunity to network and interact with other participants during the event – and to continue the conversations after the event, too.

To make full use of all the App’s features, explore the About this App and How to Network buttons on the main menu.

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  • Complete event calendar
  • Fully searchable details of speakers, sessions, showcases, sponsors and exhibitors
  • Update your status, upload photos, comment on and review forum sessions or the showfloor experience
  • Contact other participants directly – make sure you opt to receive emails within the app to enable other people to contact you and receive notifications
  • Request information on exhibitors and sponsors

Exhibitor & Sponsor Listing

Speaker & Session Search

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Search for full details, stand location, and background information on all our showfloor participants, including National Pavilions, Thematic Pavilions, Industry Stands and Sponsors.

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The full event programme makes it easy to find speaker profiles and details of every session, every networking occasion, every opportunity to find out more on the future of ICTs and their impact on the world we live in.

Search Speakers & Sessions

Social Media

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Share ideas, images and updates across ITU World’s social media platforms. Like, comment on and share event news on Facebook. Joined our LinkedIn group to discuss industry issues, share opinions and network with other participants. Keep up with the conversation and all the latest event news on Twitter and Weibo. Or check out perspectives, opinions and views on industry issues and the event on our blog.

Networking Events

Opening Ceremony

Welcome Refreshments

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The official opening of ITU Telecom World 2014 before assembled event participants and special guests, including Heads of State and Ministers, Heads of UN Agencies, regulators, C-level industry representatives, Forum speakers and accredited media.

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A welcome reception held for some 1 000 high-level participants immediately before the important official Opening Ceremony.

ITU World Club Dinner

Leaders Lunch

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The formal ITU World Club Dinner kicked off the programme for with an exclusive social event for Leaders.

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The influential Leaders Lunch on the first day of the event was an opportunity for Leader Pass holders to connect with fellow delegates and high-level industry representatives in an engaging social environment.

Sponsored Dinners

Networking Lunches

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Dinners on Monday 8 December and on Tuesday 9 December enabled a select group of high-level guests to enjoy an exclusive gala evening of dining, entertainment and networking.

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Seated lunches hosted by event sponsors for their invited guests, providing an opportunity to connect with industry and government representatives at the highest level, fellow delegates and international companies in a relaxed social environment.

Networking spaces

Dedicated networking spaces throughout the event enabled participants to connect with each other, from planned bilateral meetings to informal discussions over coffee.

OpenSpace

LeaderSpace

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The central hub at the heart of the showfloor, the OpenSpace was accessible to all. Event participants gathered here to relax, take part in demos, make use of the internet corner, meet informally or continue the conversation over refreshments in the lounge area.

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An exclusive lounge area hosting some 350 leaders (and their guests) on the showfloor, including meeting rooms, relaxation spaces, refreshment bar and business facilities.

InnovationSpace

MediaSpace

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The showfloor home of the winners of the ITU Telecom Young Innovators Competition, showcasing ICT-based solutions to real-life global developmental challenges. The InnovationSpace also hosted The Lab, an exhibition of innovative, creative applications and prototypes serving a clear social purposes.

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The event home for local, regional and international press and media, including a press conference room, TV studio, interview room and lounge for downtime connecting and socializing.

Meeting Rooms

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Enclosed equipped meeting rooms and hospitality suites were available to rent for private business negotiations and/or hosting targeted social events.