Independent Cable To Gather As New Policymakers Rise In Washington, D.C.
PITTSBURGH, October 28, 2016 – The American Cable Association and the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) today released the dates and locations for their key 2017 industry shows focused on the long-range plans of the independent cable community:
NCTC Winter Educational Conference & Technology Showcase February 20-21, 2017 | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
About: The Winter Educational Conference offers two days of exhibits and educational sessions focused on learning and sharing trends and best practices in a variety of business and operational areas.
For more: www.nctcwec.org
March 28-30, 2017
Grand Hyatt Washington | 1000 H St NW | Washington, DC 20001
Cut-Off Date: Feb. 22nd
About: The ACA Summit, now in its 24th year, is a signature event that highlights the unique role played by nearly 750 independent cable operators and gives independent cable operators a venue for framing the issues in their own words on Capitol Hill.
For more: www.acasummit.org
The Independent Show, hosted by ACA and NCTC, July 23-26, 2017
Marriott Indianapolis Downtown and Indiana Convention Center
About: The Independent Show, now in its 12th year, is a leading telecommunications industry forum featuring general sessions, exhibits and networking events, co-hosted and jointly organized by NCTC and ACA.
For more: www.theindependentshow.org “ACA and NCTC — looking ahead to our ACA Summit, NCTC WEC, and ACA-NCTC Independent Show — welcome all industry participants to help share their views on the path ahead for our important technology sector,” ACA President and CEO Matthew M. Polka said. “Our industry and events are dynamically growing and evolving, and NCTC and ACA are working hard together to ensure our events are on the cutting edge of that evolution. Politically, 2017 is an important transition year, and we look forward to our members and attendees joining us at our Summit in DC to continue to tell independent cable’s important story.”
Commented NCTC CEO and President Rich Fickle: “The Winter Educational Conference and Independent Show have experienced significant growth over the last few years. We appreciate the support of our collective members, suppliers and partners who participate in a multitude of ways. In response to industry changes, the NCTC is expanding its role in several key areas including support of more regional events. Our partnership with ACA in these events has shown great success and we look forward to building upon this success in 2017.”
About the American Cable Association: Based in Pittsburgh, the American Cable Association is a trade organization representing nearly 750 smaller and medium-sized, independent cable companies who provide broadband services for nearly 7 million cable subscribers primarily located in rural and smaller suburban markets across America. Through active participation in the regulatory and legislative process in Washington, D.C., ACA’s members work together to advance the interests of their customers and ensure the future competitiveness and viability of their business. For more information, visit https://acaconnects.org/
The National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) is a Kansas not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. and its territories. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long-term sustainability of its member companies. For more information, visit www.nctconline.org