Register now for the 2017 Wireless Leadership Summit!

Join us at the 2017 Wireless Leadership Summit, October 11-12, at the Westin Denver Downtown in Denver, Colorado.  

With expert-led sessions, ample networking opportunities and a bustling exhibit hall, the Wireless Leadership Summit will be an exceptional and rewarding event for all. Both exhibitors and attendees reported that the 2016 event was a highlight of their year.   

This year's agenda focuses on opportunities to grow your business -- through new spectrum opportunities, assessing a business's value for sale or purchase, or integrating new technologies. Keynote speaker Tamara Kleinberg's talk, "At the Speed of Innovation: How to Out-Maneuver the Marketplace and Outperform the Compeition at Lightning Speed", will introduce new concepts for EWA member companies to employ innovation to transform their organization. Check out her video below, along with the agenda, to learn more.

​Do not forget to register in advance for the Wireless Leadership Summit. Please note that Harris, Hytera, JVCKENWOOD and Motorola dealers can apply co-op funds to their registration. 

For more information, contact us at membership@enterprisewireless.org or 800-482-8282. 

We are looking forward to seeing the attendees, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers in Denver this October.

 

Thank You to Our Signature Sponsors

 

And a Special Thank You to Our Lunch Sponsor

 

 

 

Map of Mezzanine Level for Westin Denver Downtown

Tentative agenda, subject to change

Wednesday, October 11

7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration Open

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for MSS and TRN group members

8:30 – 9:30 a.m

MSS Regional Group Meetings

8:30 – 10 a.m.

EWA Annual Membership Meeting

Members of the Enterprise Wireless Alliance are invited to attend this meeting for a summary of EWA’s activities in the year.

9:45 – 11:30 a.m.

TRN Annual National Meeting

Members of the Technology Resource Network are invited to attend this meeting for a summary of TRN's activities in the past year and plans for the year ahead.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Manufacturer Meetings

Scheduled meetings to be announced.

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Network with your peers in the Exhibit Hall. The reception is open to all badged attendees, please be certain to pick up your badge at registration!

Thursday, October 12

7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration Open

8 – 8:50 a.m.

The Generation Gap: How to Successfully Work with Boomers, Millennials, Gen X and Z

The Women of Wireless welcome Miranda Allen, CEO of Radiofrequency Safety International, to discuss an issue affecting businesses across the country. The key to four different generations working together is understanding, appreciating and using differences in attitudes, behaviors, expectations and motivations to enhance the workplace.

Ms. Allen is an author and speaker; was a leader in establishing Women of NATE, a mentorship program for women in the telecommunications construction industry; and is the founder of the non-profit Project Pink. She is a serial entrepreneur and has worked for private companies and the government, including Hewlett Packard and the U.S. Army.

9 – 10 a.m.

Welcome and State of the Industry Review

This year's Leadership Summit officially begins with the Summit hosts presenting exclusive and up-to-date information you can put into action on regulatory, spectrum, and other market forces that will affect your business in the coming year, as well as the latest industry occurrences and endeavors.

Mark Crosby, Enterprise Wireless Alliance
An Update from Technology Resource Network

10 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

At the Speed of Innovation:  How to Out-Maneuver the Marketplace and Outperform the Competition at Lightning Speed – Keynote, Tamara Kleinberg  

To compete in today’s ever changing, fast-paced landscape, tech organizations and their leaders must learn to create a culture where innovation is the norm and adaptability is the requirement. Learn to unlock your greatest resource, the untapped innovative minds of your team, to overcome the hidden barriers to innovation, while benefiting from the compounding value of daily innovation for explosive growth and measurable results.  

Tamara Kleinberg, named an “Innovation Icon” by Inc. magazine, is a contributor to the Today Show, the New York Times, NBC News and Huff Post, numerous radio shows and podcasts including Entrepreneur on Fire. She is the founder and CEO of LaunchStreet, a business innovation catalyst company with clients including Disney, RICOH, NASA, Nike and General Mills. Tamara has launched and run multi-million-dollar tech businesses. Her latest book, Think Sideways, is a best seller.  

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

(Concurrent sessions)

 

Session A: Antenna Structure Registration Procedures

Are you up to date on the latest FCC rules regarding antenna structures and the requirements to register them with the FCC?  In recent years, FCC rules regarding towers, including requirements for obtaining an Antenna Structure Registration (ASR), have become more complicated. This session provides an overview of FCC, FAA and environmental compliance, any regulatory changes on the horizon, and how the changes may affect your business and customer operations. 

Moderator: Ila Dudley, Enterprise Wireless Alliance

Participants:
Dean Ballew, Day Wireless
Katherine Patsas Nevitt, Lukas, LaFuria, Gutierrez & Sachs

 

Session B: The Benefits of a 900 MHz Realignment

pdvWireless and industry representatives discuss the benefits of a realignment and the opportunities it could present to the industry for broadband and narrowband systems to co-exist. The discussion will highlight perspectives about the future of this band as well as recent FCC activities in the realignment proceeding.

Moderator: Mark Crosby, Enterprise Wireless Alliance

Participants:
Frank Anderson, A Beep, Inc.
Marc Lockard, Lockard & White
Morgan O'Brien, pdvWireless
John Pescatore, pdvWireless 

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall Brought to you by 

Enjoy lunch and the opportunity to talk with fellow attendees about the morning sessions, while visiting the exhibitors. 

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

What’s it Worth? Valuing Your Business 

Are you preparing to sell your business? Are you considering buying? Whatever your plans may be, this session will give you critical information on how to assess the value of a business.

Participants:
Mark Crosby, Enterprise Wireless Alliance
John Sanders, Bond & Pecaro

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Push to Talk over Cellular Is Here 

Are you considering incorporating Push to Talk over Cellular (PoC) into your business portfolio? The session “Push to Talk over Cellular is Here” will give you an opportunity to get to know the players in this space, the next-generation products, potential business opportunities, and how this tech fits into the private land mobile radio (PLMR) landscape. This discussion will help decision makers determine a course for the future. Participants include product manufacturers and cellular carriers.

Moderator: Mike Fordinal, Crosspoint Communications

Participants:
Steve Driscoll, AT&T Mobility
Joel Garner, Motorola Solutions
Mike Rosenthal, Southern Linc
Mark Jasin, JVCKENWOOD USA Corp.

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Reception in Exhibit Hall

This special networking reception will feature drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the exhibit hall, convening Summit participants and exhibitors for an evening of conversation and collaboration. Now’s the time to outbid everyone on that item you want from the silent auction! 

Auction proceeds benefit the EWA-Joseph B. Vestal Scholarship Fund.

See which companies have already registered to exhibit at this year's Wireless Leadership Summit.

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 12, 12:15 – 3:30 p.m.; 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Sunny Communications, Inc.
Systems Implementation, Inc.
Talley Inc
Technology Resource Network
Teldio
TESSCO Technologies
Tigerpaw Software
True Dispatch
Unication
Zetron, Inc.

 

Become an exhibitor or sponsor

Contact Conference Director Elaine Walsh at elaine.walsh@enterprisewireless.org or 520-620-0063.

Download the 2017 Contract for Exhibit Space

View the booth-space location map

           Exhibitor Checklist

You will receive an exhibitor kit from GRIT Productions with your log-in and password from GRIT Productions to order your booth’s electrical, Wi-Fi and furniture and arrange for freight delivery.  If you have questions or have not received the kit, contact the Conference Director, Elaine Walsh, at 520-620-0063 or by email at Elaine.Walsh@enterprisewireless.org.  You can also contact GRIT directly by calling Maci Moore at 817-349-6410 or by email at maci@gritprod.com.

Exhibitor Information

Over 200 decision makers attend the Wireless Leadership Summit annually to learn about new regulatory requirements, discover new technologies and discuss business developments. 

Establish a Presence—Your Competitors Will! 
You can't afford to miss this opportunity to showcase your company to executives from the nation's leading wireless sales and service providers and end users.  

An Opportunity to Increase Sales
Attendees will see your company as a major player in the wireless industry. Your company will be listed as an exhibitor on the Summit website and in the on-site program. Sign up early to get maximum exposure!

Why Exhibitors Return Year After Year
It's the year's leading opportunity to make lasting connections. You will have unparalleled access to decision makers. With two networking events held in the exhibit hall, you have excellent opportunities to meet and engage with prospects.  

Develop Your Knowledge of the Wireless Industry
With full access to conference sessions, you can sharpen your knowledge of the land mobile radio industry and the spectrum environment. Plus, sitting next to your customers in the audience is yet another opportunity to network.  

Become a Sponsor

Demonstrate your engagement with the land mobile radio industry by becoming a sponsor of the Wireless Leadership Summit, and take advantage of value-added benefits, such as pre-event, on-site and post-event recognition. Attendees surveyed say they are more likely to use companies that show support of EWA and TRN through sponsorship of the Summit.

Learn more about available sponsorship opportunities by contacting Conference Director Elaine Walsh at elaine.walsh@enterprisewireless.org or 520-620-0063.

 

Thank you to Our Signature Sponsors

 

Register Now

 

Registration Reimbursed through Most Co-op Programs

The following manufacturers offer co-op for the cost of registration for the Wireless Leadership Summit. Please check with your manufacturer for details.

  • Harris
  • Hytera
  • JVCKENWOOD USA Corp.
  • Motorola Solutions

Cancellations and substitutions

To cancel your reservation, send an email to membership@enterprisewireless.org. Cancellations received:

  • Before September 27, entitle the registrant to a refund minus an administrative charge of 25% of the gross registration and activities fees.
  • On or after September 27 are not eligible for refund. 

Substitutions can be made at any time for a pass of equal or lesser value. (There is no fee for substitutions.)

Summit Headquarters Hotel

Westin Denver DowntownImage result for westin denver downtown
1672 Lawrence St
Denver, CO 80202

303-572-9100

Please note: The Summit room block is sold out and the Westin Denver Downtown has no rooms available at the regular rate for the week of the Summit.  

As an alternative, these hotels are close to the Westin Denver Downtown.  Prices shown are as of September 15, as listed on the Hotels.com web site.

Aloft Denver Downtown  $274
Hampton Inn & Suites Denver Downtown  $220
Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown  $285
Hyatt House Denver Downtown  $264
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center  $259
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver  $241
Magnolia Hotel Denver   $262
Oxford Hotel  $279
Residence inn by Marriott Denver City Center  $256
Sheraton Denver Downtown  $283
 

The Westin Denver Downtown is located on the famous 16th Street Mall, approximately 30 minutes from the airport and a short distance to downtown Denver attractions (see below). 

Map of Mezzanine Level for Westin Downtown Denver

Travel

Air TravelDenver International Airport (DEN)

Ground Transportation: The Westin Denver Downtown does not provide a hotel shuttle from the airport. To reach the hotel, choose among the following transport options:

University of Colorado A Line Commuter Rail will take you from the airport to Denver's Union Station in downtown.

Taxi cabs are located at the airport.

Uber and Lyft have drivers in the Denver area.

A number of shared-ride services operate in Denver.

Regional Attractions

The mile-high city offers visitors much to see and do -- no matter what interests you! Check out these "must-see attractions."