First Time at Cisco Live

Will you be attending Cisco Live for the first time? Here are some to-do’s and tips to help you prepare so that you can maximize your time at Cisco Live in Barcelona.


We’re excited that you’ll be joining us in Barcelona, and we hope you’ll check this page often for information for first-time attendees. We know that there is a lot to explore at Cisco Live, so we hope to make your experience easier. Make sure you also follow us on social media to stay up to date on the latest updates from Cisco Live – we’re @CiscoLiveEurope on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.


Before you dive in, watch the video to experience a day in the life of a Cisco Live attendee.

Your To-Do List


Convince your boss!

Download the Cisco Live proposal letter . Show that you will be a more valuable asset to your organization by getting all the technical training you need at Cisco Live.



Select the conference pass which fits your needs: Main Conference Pass, IT Management Pass or Explorer Pass (full week or one day only).


Schedule your free certification exam

Main Conference and IT Management Pass holders receive one free onsite certification exam. Space is limited, sign up early.


Add on a Technical Seminar

Choose from four-hour and eight-hour additional paid training offered on Monday, January 28 only.


Book your hotel and travel

Make sure you book your accommodation as early as possible.


Review the Content Catalog

Plan your week now! Search by keyword or filter by technology, session type, or technical level to find sessions.


Follow us on Social Media

Connect with others attending the event. Expand your professional network before your trip using your favorite social media channel, then meet your new colleagues onsite.


Add the Cisco Live Orientation Tours to Your Schedule

Join one of our experienced event staff on Monday, January 28 for a guided tour of all that Cisco Live has to offer over the forthcoming week.

Orientation Tours


Get to know Cisco Live 2019, Barcelona. On Monday, January 28, we invite you to join one of our experienced event staff and get a guided tour of all that Cisco Live has to offer over the forthcoming week. No need to sign up. Orientation Tours depart from the Information Desk in the North Access registration area, just look out for the event staff in orange uniform with Orientation Tour signage.


Tours will last approximately 45 minutes and will depart at:


  • 12:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:30
  • 18:00


We look forward to seeing you there.

Tips from Past Attendees

  • Wear comfortable shoes! – It can be tough to master advanced networking concepts when your feet hurt.
  • Bring a portable power strip. – It’s easier to plug in to the energy of Cisco Live when it’s easy to plug in your mobile devices.
  • Follow @CiscoLiveEurope and #CLEUR on social media. – Come to the event armed with the latest updates.
  • Book sessions and labs early. They fill up quickly. – The early bird gets the seat.
  • Read the title AND the abstract of the sessions. – Be sure that the sessions cover the topics you are looking for!
  • Tweak your schedule onsite. – Plans change. Keep it flexible. Find out what interests you and build your week around it. It’s your conference. Attend it your way.
  • Check your transportation options. – Make sure you have adequate time to get onsite the first day, or do a trial run the day before.
  • Don’t forget to pick up your official Cisco Live t-shirt. – It’s the must-have fashion statement of today’s top IT professionals. Available from Thursday, January 31.


Cisco Live 2018, Barcelona Highlights
Cisco Live 2018, Barcelona Opening Keynote Highlights