Register now for the 2018 Wireless Leadership Summit!

Join us at the 2018 Wireless Leadership Summit, October 10-11, at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas.

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 2017 event was a highlight of their year.   

Stay tuned for more information about the 2018 agenda and program. Last year's agenda focused on opportunities to grow your business - through new spectrum opportunities, assessing a business's value for sale or purchase, or integrating new technologies.

​Do not forget to register in advance for the Wireless Leadership Summit. Early registration rates end on September 10. 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. 

Interested in becoming an exhibitor or sponsor? Contact Conference Director Elaine Walsh at elaine.walsh@enterprisewireless.org or 520-620-0063.

Download the 2018 Exhibit Space Information Form

View the Booth Space Location Map

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

 

The agenda for the education portion of the 2018 Wireless Leadership Summit will once again be an informative mix of regulatory, technical and business management topics, in sessions led by the industry’s experts. 

View last year’s agenda for examples of session topics. Details for the 2018 agenda will be posted on this page soon!

Wednesday, October 10

7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration Open

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 throughout year.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Training and Special Meetings - To be announced

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Network with fellow attendees and exhibitors to kick off the 2018 Summit. Visit exhibitor booths to see items included in this year's silent auction benefiting the EWA-Joseph B. Vestal Endowed Scholarship. The Silent Auction is open through Thursday's closing reception.

Thursday, October 11

7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Registration Open

9 – 10:15 a.m.

Welcome and State of the Industry Review

Enterprise Wireless Alliance President Mark Crosby puts the current spectrum landscape and anticipated rulings into perspective, giving you information that can illustrate opportunities and inform your business decisions in the coming year. Always entertaining, Mark’s insights regarding the challenges to maximizing access to spectrum will provide a sound understanding of the advocacy work EWA undertakes on your behalf.  

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Keynote: 3D Wireless - The Promise and Challenges of Next-Generation Space and Airborne Wireless Systems
Pierre de Vries - Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship - University of Colorado

Spectrum coordination and interference mitigation is increasingly critical to safety and mission success as the number of wireless devices and radio-dependent technologies grows. To complicate matters, new airborne and space systems are taking spectrum management off the ground and into the third dimension. Hear what emerging radio systems and technologies from NASA and DARPA and entrepreneurial new space companies could identify and mitigate interference, improve spectrum reuse and sharing, and transform the wireless economy.

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Session - To be announced

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

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

1:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Session - To be announced

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Session - To be announced

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Closing Reception in Exhibit Hall

Join fellow attendees for an evening of conversation and collaboration. Browse the booths to discover and discuss the latest products and offerings from the exhibitors. Now is the time to place final bids for the EWA-Joseph B. Vestal Endowed Scholarship Silent Auction and outbid your competition.

6:30 p.m.

 

Winning Bids Announced for the EWA-Joseph B. Vestal Endowed Scholarship Silent Auction

Winners must be present to claim and pay for auction items.

 

Exhibit opportunities at the 2018 Wireless Leadership Summit will be open soon.

Check out which companies exhibited at the 2017 Wireless Leadership Summit:

Ormandy Software
OTTO Engineering, Inc.
Certified Service Centers pdvWireless
PowerTrunk
PRIMUS Electronics
Prism-IPX Systems, LLC
RFI Americas
RSI
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 2018 Exhibit Space Information Form

View the Booth Space Location Map

All confirmed exhibitors will receive an exhibitor kit from Freeman Decorating via email with your unique log-in and password to order your booth’s electrical, Wi-Fi and furniture and arrange for freight delivery.  Please note – the booth area is carpeted; however, you will need to order furniture and electrical. 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

Exhibitor Information

Over 200 wireless business owners and top managers attend the 2018 Wireless Leadership Summit annually.  This is their key event to learn about new regulatory requirements, network with their fellow professionals and discover new technologies in the exhibit hall.

Networking is the Key to Sales 
Imagine having one-on-one conversations in a relaxed atmosphere with the business owners for the largest wireless system operators and service organizations in the U.S. That’s what the Wireless Leadership Summit delivers  

Align Yourself With the Leaders
Participating in the Summit sets your company apart as a leader in the industry. Companies that sign up early get months of exposure to attendees on the Summit web site.  

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 exclusive networking events held in the exhibit hall, you have excellent opportunities to meet and engage with prospects.  

Learn While You Network
The Summit is planned so exhibitors have full access to conference sessions.  Learn about the crucial regulatory and technology issues that concern your customers and take the opportunity in sessions to talk with prospects.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a sponsor of the Wireless Leadership Summit, and take advantage of value-added benefits, such as pre-event, on-site and post-event recognition. Summit attendees report every year that they are more likely to buy from companies that show support of EWA 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.

 

Click Here to Register Now for the 2018 Wireless Leadership Summit

Early Registration Rates Last Through September 10

EWA Member (Rate increases to $545 on September 11) $ 395.00
Non-Member (Rate increases to $645 on September 11) $ 495.00
Guest (Spouse/Non-Company guest with paid full registration, exhibit hall access only) $ 195.00

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 25, entitle the registrant to a refund minus an administrative charge of 25% of the gross registration and activities fees.
  • On or after September 25 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

Grand Hyatt San AntonioImage result for westin denver downtown
600 East Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

210-224-1234

We are pleased to announce that the four-star Grand Hyatt San Antonio is the headquarters hotel for the 2018 Summit. Located on the famous San Antonio Riverwalk, this is not only where all the Summit activities will be held, it’s also near the city’s many attractions.  We suggest that you book your rooms soon at the special, discounted rates starting at $229.

Note that the last day to reserve at the discounted rate is September 10.

Travel

Air TravelSan Antonio Airport (SAT)

Ground Transportation – While there is not a Grand Hyatt hotel shuttle, it’s only 20-30 minutes from the airport to the hotel, depending on traffic.

Driving instructions

Airport taxi information

Uber and Lyft operate at the San Antonio airport

Regional Attractions

Only steps away from the Grand Hyatt, you can enjoy the shopping and restaurants on the Riverwalk, visit La Villita and the Rivercenter Mall, El Mercado and do not miss The Alamo.