About #CCA2018 /

In an increasingly mobile world, carriers provide the services that make the Internet of Things possible. CCA’s Annual Convention 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.

The Annual Convention’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.


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Register / Join us at Omni Orlando Resort At ChampionsGate!

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*Please note: This price does not include an exhibit booth. Exhibit booths are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and one 10×10 booth includes two exhibitor registrations. Contact Maggie Belnap for more information.


Schedule of Events / Plan your day

Catch of the Day – CCA’s Bass Fishing Tournament

Join fellow attendees for a Bass Fishing Tournament!  Anglers will fish the beautiful lakes around the Omni ChampionsGate property by kayak and on-shore. The lakes are filled with citation-sized

CCA’s Annual Golf Tournament and Reception

Join CCA for its annual golf tournament and enjoy a round with your fellow CCA attendees! This fun networking event brings together carriers and vendors for a day filled

Gensler Workshop: Designing a Complete Experience

2:00pm – 4:00pm                                Designing a Complete Experience Produced by Gensler Location: St. Cloud, Conference Center Join this workshop to hear about retail store trends and best practices from one of

Welcome Reception

Sponsored in part by: Appalachian Wireless, ATN International, Bluegrass Cellular, Cellular One, Carolina West, Cellcom, Chat Mobility, Crown Castle, DISH, GCI, Northwest Cellular, Shentel,

Sponsored Seminar 2: Evolve Your Network Toward 5G

Seminar Content Sponsored by: Ericsson Location: Celebration, Conference Center Tier 1 carriers in North America are moving rapidly toward 5G networks. They believe the enhanced efficiencies, higher speeds and lower latency

Tuesday Opening Keynotes

12:00pm – 12:15pm Keynote Remarks by FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr 12:15pm – 12:30pm Keynote Remarks by Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information David J. Redl, U.S. Department of Commerce 12:30pm – 1:15pm Keynote Luncheon

Carrier CFO Meeting

This meeting is for CCA carrier members only and is open to CFOs or individuals that manage a carrier's finances. 

Sponsored Seminar 5: 5G and IoT Readiness

Seminar Content Sponsored by: Syniverse Location: Celebration, Conference Center David Hassman, VP of Strategy at Syniverse, will discuss 5G and IoT Readiness. During this 45-minute session, you will learn how to

Carrier CMO Meeting

This meeting is for CCA carrier members only and is intended for marketing executives, directors and managers. 

Sponsored Seminar 8: Small Cells, Big Picture

Seminar Content Sponsored by: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Location: Celebration, Conference Center As providers continue to roll out small cells in cities around the country to keep pace with consumer demand

Flashback to the Future: Brick Phones and Neon Tones

Sponsored by: Sitetracker Location: Adult Pool & Cabanas  Cavort with carriers in cabanas and celebrate the evolution of telecom from brick phones to small cells. Join 400+ of your closest

Hot Breakfast

Sponsored by: Appalachian Wireless, ATN International, Bluegrass Cellular, Carolina West, Cellular One, Cellcom, Chat Mobility, Crown Castle, DISH, GCI, Northwest Cellular, Shentel, SI Wireless, Sprint, ThumbCellular, U.S. Cellular

Keynotes and Annual Achievement Awards Presentation

8:40am – 9:00am  Keynote Remarks by Sharon Lessard, Firmwide Retail Practice Area Leader, Senior Associate, Gensler Location: National Ballroom A, Lower Level 9:00am – 9:45am CEO Roundtable Keynote

Session 102: Innovative Start-Up Solutions

Meet senior executives from nearly 100 mobile carriers that make up CCA’s membership and connect with technology innovators across the wireless industry as you

Hotel Information / Book Your Room

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Reserve your room at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, the #CCA2018 headquarters hotel.  The cutoff date for housing is August 25, 2018, or while supplies last.


Please note: While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing options, they are not endorsed by CCA or affiliated with our event and entering into financial agreements with such companies may have costly consequences. To ensure your reservation at our host hotel, please only book through CCA’s Annual Convention website. 

Please contact CCA’s Director of Events, Ildiko Rozembersky, with any questions regarding accommodations at #CCA2018.

Newsroom / get the latest news on #CCA2018!

Journalists and industry analysts who wish to register for the show, please send your organization, title, email, office address and phone number to CCA Events. You will receive a response within 48 hours.

For information about exhibitor/sponsor PR opportunities, or to submit your news release for posting, please email Joshua Perez.

PR contact for CCA 2018:

Joshua Perez
Manager, Media & Communications
Competitive Carriers Association

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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL
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