WHY ATTEND?

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES THROUGH DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS 

Mark your calendars! ISE EXPO is making its return to Dallas, Texas, from August 20-22, 2024, for its 32nd annual conference and tradeshow. 

Join us as we unveil the next wave of disruptive products, technologies, and educational insights, all aimed at addressing and resolving your network pain points. ISE EXPO is not just an event; it's an unparalleled experience that sets it apart from any other in the industry!

*results from 2023 post-show survey

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Broadband Fixed & Mobile Network Operators
  • Edge Computing & Cloud Operators
  • Contractor & Consultants
  • Utility/Municipality/Government/Military
  • Manufacturer/Distributor/Supplier
  • University / Education Campus Networks

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Explore the latest innovative technologies and solutions from over 200 ICT vendors and distributors.
  • Learn how to best plan, build, and maintain BSP networks and dive into topics on the AI Network Intelligence Market to 5G Fixed Wireless and the Telecom Cloud.
  • Network with industry leaders and like-minded decision-makers in a casual setting at our on-site events and meeting spaces.
  • Grow your career with pre-conference workshops, hands-on training, and receive CECs for conference session participation. 
  • Experience Dallas with your team and feel the perfect blend of business and enjoyment.

Preview what’s in store for the 2024 year:

EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE

General Sessions Enhanced for 2024

ISE EXPO will deliver the latest telecom education to guide professionals to success in their careers and business ventures. To better accommodate you while on-site, we have extended our education offering on Tuesday, August 20, freeing up your Wednesday, making it easier for you to embrace all the areas that make ISE EXPO special.

The conference program will be announced Spring 2024. 

Keynote Presentation

Join Scott Mispagel, Senior Vice President, National Engineering and Operations, at Frontier Communications for ISE EXPO’s 2024 keynote presentation.

Additional details on Scott’s keynote presentation will be available in early 2024. 

Tech Talks

These leaders walk in your shoes and have the scars to show it.  From field fiber frenzies to trouble tickets that could have been prevented—they get you!  Join the leaders and doers who have distilled their years of experiences into 10-minutes of network evolution wisdom that will help your team perform better and your reputation rise.  Our Tech Talk presenters deliver the bite-sized knowledge you crave, complete with the ability to shake their hands after their keynote.

Stay tuned as we announce our Tech Talk presenters in early 2024.

Women in Telecom (WIT) Panel

The WIT Panel returns for its 3rd year! Leading female executives will share insights into how they position themselves to succeed, ways to achieve a healthy work/life balance, mentoring insights, and more in this must attend session. Plus, complimentary breakfast will be served. You won’t want to miss this insightful session, all are welcome!

Executive Panel Discussion New for 2024

Join industry leading titans as they gather to guide a compelling, content-rich conversation to share personal insights, and discuss the latest ICT trends and challenges. Here you’ll be able to establish meaningful connections and listen to valuable perspectives.

INNOVATIVE EQUIPMENT, PRODUCTS, & SOLUTIONS

200+ Vendor Exhibit Floor

From industry titans to up-and-coming innovators, the 2024 exhibit floor will be packed with experts ready to talk through their innovative equipment, products and solutions.

Preview who is already signed up to showcase solutions here!

Interactive Demo Zone (Demos&Donuts) Enhanced for 2024

Get your hands on the latest ICT products and technologies in the new rotation style, interactive Demo Zone. Our exhibitors will be showcasing their innovative products through interactive demos, giving you the chance to experience them firsthand. Plus, there will be coffee and donuts!

Limited to first 50 attendees at the door.

NETWORKING EVENTS

Connect&Collaborate – Solutions Based Networking New for 2024

Grab some lunch and stop by the Collaboration Corner Wednesday and Thursday for a fresh networking engagement opportunity, located right on the show floor! Here, you can connect with other like-minded decision-makers in small groups to explore industry challenges ranging from topics such as Improving Customers’ Home Experiences to Creating a Responsible Roadmap for AI and the Intelligent Network. Participants will walk away with solutions and brand new connections, in an intimate conversational environment. This event is open to full conference attendees, speakers, and exhibitors.

Onsite Networking Happy Hour

Building connections and meeting with fellow members of the ICT industry is what ISE EXPO is all about. All attendees are invited to join us for a special Networking Happy Hour Wednesday, August 21, starting at 3:30 PM. Connect with fellow attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors over drinks and appetizers, and take the opportunity to build valuable professional relationships in a casual setting.

Golf Tournament Capacity Increase for 2024

Whether you are looking for additional networking opportunities, hosting a team of your customers, or wanting to try a new course, the ISE EXPO Golf Tournament is a great way to tee off ISE EXPO week. Join us on Tuesday, August 20, at Tension Highlands Park Golf Club, for a fun-filled day on the course. Don’t delay registering—the tournament sells out early every year!

Learn more about the golf tournament here!

PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Hands-on Fiber Training Enhanced for 2024

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and ISE EXPO are committed to educate and provide real-world fiber training to those looking to grow in the industry. For the 2nd year, Hands-on Fiber Training will provide attendees with the fundamental knowledge needed for working on the fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) networks being deployed by MSOs. Plus, we’re adding new educational tracks which will include Wi-Fi and Fixed Wireless, in addition to fiber.

Registration is separate and includes an ISE EXPO Exhibits Plus Pass.

Learn more about Hands-on Fiber Training

Light Brigade Workshop: Help Close the Digital Divide - FTTx Outside Plant Design

This 3-hour session will focus on the proper design of FTTx point-to-point and point-to-multipoint passive optical networks (PON) with home-run, centralized, and distributed topologies. Learn the importance of customer take rate and density and how they apply to your design. The session will review various network configurations, design benchmarks, and installation parameters for FTTx systems. 

Registration is separate and can be added on to A Full Conference Pass during check-out.

ISE NETWORK INNOVATORS' AWARDS

The 2024 ISE Network Innovators’ Awards will honor the best telecom infrastructure/network innovations that solve Communications Service Providers (CSPs) AND end-users pain points in a cost-effective manner.

Honorees will be announced at ISE EXPO in Dallas, TX, August 21, 2024. Program opens March 4, 2024.

Learn more here.