2018 Events

Verizon IBTUF – Austin – January 14-17, 2018

Verizon Wireless is hosting the 12th annual In Building Technology Users Forum in Austin, Texas. This year’s working theme is “Overcoming Operational Challenges.” A full agenda at this year’s event will review and cover topics on technology and business challenges for delivering viable indoor wireless solutions. General session discussions will focus on Verizon’s current operational challenges and emphasize success stories from around the country in the Small Cell and C-RAN spaces.

HIMSS – Las Vegas – March 5-9

HIMSS will bring 40,000+ healthcare IT professionals from around the world to Las Vegas for a week of dynamic education, networking and discussions around the latest technology innovations serving healthcare. HIMSS offers a unique opportunity for maximum exposure to world class speakers, education, and the latest health IT products and solutions, plus the opportunity to network with leading professionals, clinicians and executives. Discover the resources, people, and ideas that enable you to transform health through the power of information and technology.

WISPAmerica - Birmingham – March 6-8

For the 6th year, WISPA is bringing together Internet Service Providers, industry experts and leading suppliers for WISPAMERICA 2018 - this time in Birmingham, Alabama. This 3-day event is sure to be one of the largest of the year and will feature some of the brightest minds and hottest new innovations for the ISP world. The Exhibit Hall will feature 90+ Exhibitors showcasing a wide array of products and services: From wireless gear to fiber-optics, tower infrastructure, software, cloud services, VoIP solutions, consultants, mapping services and more.

CCA Mobile Carriers Show – Las Vegas – March 27-29

The Mobile Carriers Show, the new evolution of CCA’s Global Expo, is the only North American event to focus exclusively on smart strategies, technology innovations, and business opportunities for carriers in this brave new world. As a result, it brings together more senior decision makers from more carrier organizations than any other tradeshow in the United States.

Mobile Carriers Show’s expanded educational program, networking opportunities and exhibit floor will explore technology trends that are changing the way we work and live, and will provide a platform for companies to reach the lucrative competitive carrier market, which spends $15 billion annually on products and services.

Wireless West – Los Angeles – April 10-12

The Wireless West Conference was created by five wireless associations spanning the west coast, the California Wireless Association, Arizona Wireless Association, Nevada Wireless Association, Colorado Wireless Association, and Northwest Wireless Association. Its primary goal is to educate the wireless community and provide a forum where industry professionals can join together for two days of shared learning and networking.

Connectivity Expo – Charlotte – May 21-24

Connectivity Expo is designed to serve all elements of the expanding and evolving wireless ecosystem – from the macro structures that stand high above the ground and the miles and miles of fiber networks below the ground to the technology driving the ongoing network densification in our cities and the technology embedded in our cars. Connect (X) is dedicated to bringing together the buyers and sellers of connectivity solutions and will showcase the latest innovative technologies and the vital infrastructure that are driving the future of communications.

DAS & Small Cells Congress – Las Vegas – June 11-13

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Small Cells are essential components to delivering the coverage and capacity required by today’s advanced 4G-LTE data services. They deliver in-building wireless coverage, can address outdoor dead spots and densify the network in high traffic urban areas -- while also enabling carriers to offload much needed capacity from their macro networks.

This is a fast-paced industry sector that is rife with innovation and opportunities. Keeping pace is the DAS & Small Cells Congress. This staple of the industry's calendar has been offering invaluable information, education, networking and awareness for nine years, with increasing attendance year-on-year. Join 600+ senior-level executives from the entire DAS and small cells ecosystem and stake your claim in this exciting and dynamic industry.

SEAT – Dallas – July 16-20

Bringing together the industry’s best minds for four days of collaboration, inspiration, and genuine thought leadership across a variety of topics serving sports and entertainment. Aimed at those working in the core infrastructure and venue technologies, CRM, Database Marketing, Fan Engagement, Social Media, Digital Marketing and Mobile Apps and Analytics.

Mobile World Congress Americas – Los Angeles – September 12-14

Connect, Transform, Streamline, Imagine, Build, Control, Manage, Drive, Create Everything Wireless.

The GSMA and CTIA, which represents the U.S. wireless communications industry, recently announced an exciting partnership to create a new mobile industry event in United States, debuting 12-14 September 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Since 2017, the event hasl become Mobile World Congress Americas, organized by the GSMA and in partnership with CTIA. The new MWC Americas event will continue serving CTIA Super Mobility attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors, and attract new audiences from across the ecosystem.

The 2018 MWC Americas will showcase how mobile is creating the connected life, transforming how individuals, businesses and entire industries communicate, interact and innovate.

CCA Annual Convention – Orlando – October 2-4

CCA events bring the decision makers in the competitive mobile ecosystem – carriers, technology, experts, network builders, consultants, media, analysts and industry influencers – together for networking, learning and sharing best practices. Attendees have the opportunity to hear from and speak with executives who are driving the mobile industry forward.

WISPAPALOOZA – Las Vegas – October 8-12

There will be 5 jam-packed days of hands-on training and interactive sessions. The 2018 conference will feature some of the brightest minds and hottest new product offering for the ISP world. The conference will host an Exhibit Hall featuring over 110+ vendors displaying their products and services -- from wireless gear to fiber-optics, tower infrastructure manufacturers, software companies, cloud service providers, VoIP solution providers, consultants, mapping services and more.

SCWS Americas – Dallas – December

SCWS Americas presents an integrated Small Cell, Wi-Fi, DAS and Backhaul program, exploring the path to integrated HetNets and vertical opportunities for Small Cells, Wi-Fi and DAS. The event connects the community from North America and beyond to share trial and deployment experiences, develop business cases, discover ground breaking new products and services and build long-term business relationships.