Business Hall Hours

Wednesday, August 3: 10:00 – 19:00
Thursday, August 4: 10:00 – 17:00

Join more than 11,000 of the industry’s top security experts, 200 of the world’s most cutting edge researchers and 250 of the industry’s top companies at Black Hat USA 2016. The 2016 Business Hall brings more opportunities for attendee, vendor and community engagement, including, the Career Zone, Innovation City for start-ups, Vendor Sessions for education, Business Center for private meetings, and Networking Lounges for attendees.



Connecting premier companies with top level talent in the security space

Career Zone Partner:  


Designated area for start-ups to showcase cutting-edge products and solutions and engage with the community


One-hour sponsored presentations in the Business Hall Theater, presented by leading researchers and security experts


The primary destination for attendees to network, conduct informal meetings and enjoy food and beverages

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Selected area for private meeting rooms and suites to conduct business with clients, colleagues and press


The Lobby Lounge is on Level One of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, right outside the Business Hall

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The Mobile App features conference, session, expo, and networking information, helping attendees navigate the Black Hat USA event in real time

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Gold Sponsor:  


The Recharging Lounge is the primary destination for Black Hat attendees to charge their devices, work and relax

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Attendee Profile

  • PURCHASE AUTHORITY: One in four attendees manages and budget and/or signs off on solution purchases; 75% of attendees influence solution selection
  • INDUSTRY: Top four include Information and Networking Security, IT/Telecommunications, Financial Services and Defense (Civilian and Military)
  • COMPANY SIZE: Over 57% come from companies with 1,000+ employees; of those, 34% come from companies 10,000+
  • JOB LEVEL: Half are Manager-level or above – 31% with Director, VP, President and C-level titles
  • JOB TITLE: Top three titles include Engineer, InfoSec and C-suite

Delegate Snapshot

  • Accenture - Senior Manager - Information Security
  • American Express - Senior IT Security Specialist
  • Comcast - Senior Manager, Information Security
  • Department of Justice - Chief Systems Security Officer
  • ExxonMobil Corporation - Security Principal
  • JP Morgan Chase - Mobile Application Security Lead
  • Kellogg – CISO
  • Lockheed Martin - Chief Security Officer
  • Microsoft - Chief Security Advisor
  • Mozilla Corporation - Security Program Manager
  • - Senior Information Security Engineer
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics - Chief Product Security Officer
  • Sony Music - VP, IT Security
  • The Boeing Company - Application Pen Tester
  • U.S. Dept. of State - Cyber Analyst

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