Sixth Annual MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcase

Open to everyone! Both MEF members and non-members!

Using the latest MEF 3.0 concepts, SDKs, LSO APIs, open source code, published and draft standards, we invite teams of service providers, technology vendors, system integrators, and/or enterprises to showcase their innovations at MEF19.

From automation within the provider’s domain to frictionless inter-carrier business and technology operations, MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept (PoC) demonstrations continue to accelerate the worldwide adoption of assured services across automated networks.


Where will the next PoC take the industry?

Federated, orchestrated connectivity services | Transformational digital services | Blockchain-enabled business operations | Intent-based intelligent networking | Enterprise API-driven network services

See last year’s PoCs from MEF18 and our popular MEF18 PoC video playlist.


Why Participate

The MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcase is a unique opportunity for MEF19 sponsors to:

  • Demonstrate market leadership to customers and partners
  • Compete for highly recognized MEF awards
  • Gain special access to leading analysts and press
  • Openly collaborate with major industry ecosystem players


20 PoC spots available!*


Participation Requirements*

  • Three participating companies per MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept minimum
  • Vendor: Minimum MEF19 Bronze Sponsorship plus $3,500 participation fee per Proof of Concept
  • Service Provider: $3,500 participation fee per Proof of Concept


Important Dates

Date Milestone
Feb 12 MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Submission Portal Open
Mar 1 Subject/Title and Initial Participant List Submitted
May 10 Detailed Submission Due
Jul 12 Final Submission & Acceptance of Terms & Conditions
Jul 29 MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Selections Announced
Sep 13 Final Signage Approval Deadline
Oct 11 Press and Analyst Briefing Submission Deadline
Nov 18 MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcase Setup & Show Begins!
Nov 20 MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Awards in Networking Hall



Questions and Information

For questions about the MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept Showcase at MEF19, please contact Tom Dickson, MEF, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

* MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept showcase is limited to 20 PoCs. Each PoC consisting of a minimum team of 3 companies. Companies are NOT required to be a MEF member to participate. Those meeting the above deadlines will be prioritized. MEF can provide assistance in introducing potential partner companies where requested.