CISCO CHAMPION 2018: Applications Now Open!

November 1, 2017 - 9 Comments

Applications open Nov 1 through December 8 apply today!

Do your peers consider you to be a thought leader based on your strong technical knowledge of Cisco products and technologies? Do you maintain an active online or social presence to interact with others and share what you know?

Cisco Champions are regarded as experts in Cisco products and technologies by their peers and actively share their knowledge, expertise, and thoughts in technical forums, communities, user groups, social media and speaking engagements across the social web, IRL and with Cisco. The program has been running for more than 4 years and each year open nominations are held to find and select the best candidates from around the world.

Cisco Champion Applications are Open!

If that sounds like you*, we invite you to apply to the program or nominate someone you know for the 2018 Cisco Champion program. The application form will be open now through December 8, 2017.

Impact: Cisco Champions is an award-winning program that connects a passionate group of technology enthusiasts with Cisco subject matter experts. Participants gain access to a global network of Champions and interact directly with Cisco through technical briefings, podcasts, blogs, and in-person events.

What is a thought leader? Thought leaders are regarded as a community influencer/technical authority via online and offline contributions in social media, third-party technical forums, communities, user groups, speaking engagements, or other venues.

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Fill out the application to be a 2018 Cisco Champion.  

Learn more about the Cisco Champion Program at

*Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and cannot be a government official or Cisco employee.

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  1. I would love to be apart of the Cisco Champions program 2018 .

    Its my first time, I wish.

  2. I've been part of the Cisco Champion program for the last three years, and hope to be so again next year. It's a great way to connect with others to share knowledge and experiences and also to learn a few new things!

  3. I like it & joined

  4. This looks like the perfect program for me. I hope I am accepted.

  5. I would love to be apart of the Cisco Champions program 2018 . Keeping fingers crossed

  6. I would love to be part of Cisco Champions team. This was my first year and really enjoyed being among the champions.

  7. Champion since 2015! I hope to be Cisco Champion in 2018! 🙂

  8. 2017 champion as well

    Will I be one again in 2018?
    fingers crossed.

  9. #2017Champion here, and it's been a great ride being a part of it. I highly recommend applying. I've already started my application for 2018. More #Champions means more Brain Power.