Cisco is excited to participate in the 2022 Channel Partners Conference & Expo, the world’s largest, independent channel event, which runs April 11-14 at the Venetian in Las Vegas. An estimated 6,500 partner attendees are expected from across the channel spectrum – VARs, service providers, managed service provider, distributors, agents, and consultants.

Oliver Tuszik, Senior Vice President, Cisco Global Partner Sales 

Here’s where you can see Cisco show up:

Oliver Tuszik is participating in a keynote panel event – The Ultimate Channel Power Panel – being held Wednesday, April 13 from 10:00-10:40 AM. Top executives from Cisco, Microsoft, AT&T and Threatlocker responsible for the market’s largest partner ecosystems will explain how to unlock potential in the coming year. Find out how they are addressing the biggest market challenges, the channel partners they believe will be most successful, best practices they are observing and where they see the greatest opportunity.

MSP Summit Exhibition

Each year as part of the larger event, a conference and exhibition are held just for managed service providers (MSPs). On Monday, April 11, Cisco is a Signature sponsor for the MSP Summit Exhibit that runs from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  Cisco’s booth #1831 will feature solutions – Secure Center, Duo, Meraki, WebEx and more). Partners can also learn more about Cisco is investing in MSP partners and how we can win together.

At the MSP Summit on Monday, you can catch me in my session Together We Elevate: 5 Tips for MSP Success Based on 2022 Channel Predictions with Cisco being held at the Venetian from 12:00 – 12:35 PM.  As every business pivoted in 2020-2021, the MSP industry for small and medium size businesses (SMBs) has proven they are extremely resilient and necessary to enable businesses IT, business continuity disaster recovery, and security solutions you provided. SMBs are easily utilizing technology to enable remote workers, and adopting necessary security protocols to thwart the spike in cyber-attacks. This session provides 5 tips in your 2022 marketing strategies, content distribution, culture building, technology solutions, and sales outreach to grow your business in spite of, or because of, the ‘new normal.’

A fun quick, 6-minute session will be Fastball: Bridge the Possible with Cisco – Go Managed being held on Tuesday, April 11 from 9:16-9:22 AM. The pandemic drove technology adoption in amazing ways — indeed, the future arrived seemingly overnight. Networking, cloud, security, collaboration, and other digital technologies all played a huge role in keeping the world running. Join this rapid-fire session to learn how Cisco is working with our partners on four critical pillars areas to pave the bridge to possible with secure agile networks: hybrid work, end-to-end security, and the internet for the future.  Between hope and possible, there is a bridge- see how Cisco is helping create a world of possibilities for our Managed Service Provider partners and customers around the world!

Channel Partners Conference

Opening on Tuesday, Cisco is a Channel Champion sponsor for the Channel Partners conference, exhibiting in Booth #1831.

Within the booth, partners also can find information on one of our routes to market – agent model. Over the past year, Cisco has added new agreements with technology services brokers, Intelisys and Telarus, to expand Webex availability and selling options. Cisco is excited to partner with two of the top brokers in the industry, who are authorized to offer Cisco’s market-leading cloud collaboration platform, Webex, to US based clients.


Also, look out for two sustainability-related announcements of relevance to partners during the week!

We are looking forward to seeing you next week at Channel Partners! #TogetherWeElevate #CPExpo
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Michelle Ragusa-McBain

Lead, Provider Elevate Team

Global Partner Organization