Networking

Continental Breakfasts
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!
A continental breakfast offering is available to you from 7:00-7:50am each day. Use this time to grab a bite, network with fellow attendees, and start your day off right! 
Monday, September 12 (For All Access Pass Attendees)
Tuesday, September 13    
Wednesday, September 14
Thursday, September 15

Networking Luncheons
Spend time networking with fellow attendees and exhibitors while enjoying a meal. Use this time to share real world experiences, tried and true best practices, and ask questions of your industry peers.
Monday, September 12 (For All Access Pass Attendees)    
Tuesday, September 13 - 1:00-2:30pm *Exclusive for this lunch - the opportunity to sit with members of the DCI Board.
Wednesday, September 14 - 12:00-1:30pm

Opening Reception - Sponsored by Siemens
The Data Center World New Orleans 2016 Opening Reception will be held at Generations Hall located at 310 Andrew Higgins, New Orleans, LA 70130 (approximately a 10 minute walk from the convention center.) Join your peers and exhibitors for some New Orleans flair and a night of networking at this fantastic location that was originally built in the 1820’s as a sugar mill. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Data Center World badge is required for entrance.
Monday, September 12 - 5:00-7:00pm
Generations Hall - 310 Andrew Higgins, New Orleans

Exhibit Hall Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by CenturyLink
For 35 years, the Data Center World Exhibit Hall has grown to become the one-stop-shop Product Showcase for the latest and greatest products and services for global data centers. Are you working on an upcoming or current project that needs the most efficient products to keep your data center running efficiently and with zero down time? Do you want to learn about best practices for your facility or how to maintain the highest level of security to protect the assets of your customers and company? The exhibit hall is just another resource that Data Center World offers attendees in addition to the educational sessions. Learn from the industry leading vendors! The Exhibit Hall Cocktail reception allows you time to have those great conversations that will help you with your current and future projects. Grab a drink and a snack and network with attendees and exhibitors.
Tuesday, September 13 - 4:30-6:30pm
Data Center World Exhibit Hall B - Level 1 

AFCOM Member Appreciation Event - Sponsored by AFCOM's Strategic Partners
Current AFCOM members are invited to stop by this event to grab a drink and bite before heading out for your night on the town.  The AFCOM association has been going strong for more than 35 years and it is because of our active members and chapter members that we have celebrated that longevity in this industry. Join us for a quick networking break before you head off to the Bourbon Street.
Wednesday, September 14 - 4:00-5:00pm (immediately following the closing of the exhibit hall)
Rivergate Room (Convention Center - Level 1)