You won’t want to miss Connect (X): All Access launching May 19 with valuable content delivered directly to your computer or mobile device.
Registration is now open for the free virtual event powered by vFairs, featuring keynote addresses, live chats, panels led by industry thought leaders and visionaries, and networking experiences. Click here to register.
A lineup of distinguished keynote addresses is scheduled, including Neville Ray, President of Technology at T-Mobile; Marc Ganzi, CEO of Digital Colony and CEO-elect of Colony Capital Inc.; Edward Parkinson, CEO of FirstNet; Heidi Hemmer, VP of Technology at Verizon; Bala Ganesh, VP of the Advanced Technology Group at UPS; Tom Bartlett, President and CEO of American Tower; Niklas Heuveldop, President and CEO of Ericsson North America; Doug Smith , President and CEO of Ligado Networks; FCC commissioners Brendan Carr and Mike O’Rielly; and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
WIA’s signature “View from the Top: Tower Executive Roundtable,” will provide perspectives and predictions from the nation’s leading infrastructure companies. Moderated by WIA President and CEO Jonathan Adelstein, the panel includes David Weisman, president, CEO and Co-Founder of Insite Wireless Group; Jeff Stoops, President and CEO of SBA Communications; Jay Brown, President and CEO of Crown Castle International; Alex Gellman, CEO of Vertical Bridge; Steve Vondran, Executive Vice President and President of the U.S. Tower Division of American Tower.
Additional content will explore innovation in technology, financial trends, collaboration with communities, the in-building environment, data centers at the edge, enterprise networks and regulatory updates.
“We’re inviting a global audience to register today, whether you’re in the tech or telecom space or a related industry along the supply chain,” said Adelstein. “We’ll bring you the best of the in-person Connect (X) event in a virtual format with the chance to interact with industry leaders and explore their vision for how wireless will manage the growth of 5G buildout. With so many questions swirling, our presenters will offer direction that will help businesses navigate through some choppy waters.”
Content will be available to registrants for 60 days.
The Small and Diverse Business Summit scheduled for May 20-21 pairs small businesses as well as women-, veteran, and minority-owned businesses with top-tier procurement officers from the largest contracting companies in the wireless infrastructure industry.
“Diversity powers progress and innovation, and we are proud to support companies that share our vision for a healthy supply-chain ecosystem,” said WIA Executive Vice President Tim House. “This is exclusive to Connect (X) and Connect (X): All Access and provides a unique opportunity to business owners looking to pitch top-level executives on industry-changing solutions and products.”
Exhibitors and sponsors can count on attracting new and different customers to their products and services – potentially tens of thousands more “eyeballs” from the global online community. Event, session, and other sponsorship opportunities are available, and exhibitors can purchase virtual booths in the virtual exhibit hall featuring chat functionality, links to social media and company website, and documents and videos hosted at virtual booth. Contact Hayley Dodds for more information on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.