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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2023
HILTON RALEIGH NORTH HILLS

 
WELCOME

Fiber Broadband Association welcomes you to the Regional Fiber Connect 2023! In addition to the full day Regional Connect, we will also be hosting 1.5 day OpTIC Path Train the Trainer program. See below for more details.

Breakfast with exhibitors kicks off at 7:15 am in Grand Ballroom 1-3 with the Opening Address at 8:00 am in Grand Ballroom 4-6. The Grand Ballroom is located on the Lower Level of the hotel.

Badges can be picked up at the registration desk located in the Pre-function area outside Grand Ballroom.

Badges and lanyards are required for access to all conference events. If you misplace your badge, please stop by the Registration Desk to pick up a replacement.
 
Registration Desk Hours of Operation
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Be sure to participate in the new Exhibitor Passport Program drawing for your chance to win $500! The winner is chosen during the closing reception.
 
AGENDA

For the full Connect agenda with speakers, click here.

 
7:15 am Registration Open
Sponsored by: Wesco
 
Grand Ballroom Prefunction
7:15 - 8:00 am Networking Breakfast with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: Arista
 
Grand Ballroom 1-3
8:00 - 8:07 am Welcome & Introduction
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
8:07 - 8:10 am Platinum Sponsor Welcome & Introductions by Adva/Adtran
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
8:10 - 8:50 am Session #1 - Workforce Development: Building Tomorrow's Fiber Teams Today
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
8:50 - 9:20 am Fireside Chat with Nate Denny, Deputy Secretary for Broadband and Digital Equity, NC Department of Information Technology Division
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
9:20 - 10:00 am Session #2 - Building and Sustaining Customer Experience: Measurements that Matter
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
10:00 - 10:30 am Networking Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: The Broadband Group
 
Grand Ballroom 1-3
10:30 - 11:15 am Session #3 - The Community Connection: How Fiber Impacts Economics and Opportunity
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
11:15 - 12:00 pm Session #4 - Deployment Challenges and Opportunities: Taking Fiber Further
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
12:00 - 12:45 pm Networking Lunch
Sponsored by: Google Fiber
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
12:45 - 1:15 pm Networking Dessert with Exhibitors
 
Grand Ballroom 1-3
1:15 - 1:45 pm Fireside Chat Amy Huffman, Policy Director, National Digital Inclusion Alliance
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
1:45 - 2:30 pm Session #5 – Post Deployment - What Comes Next with Fiber Monitoring
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
2:30 - 3:00 pm Networking Break with Exhibitors
Sponsored by: The Broadband Group
 
Grand Ballroom 1-3
3:15 - 3:35 pm Session #6 - Fiber Broadband Triple Check – Eye on the Prize
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
3:35 - 4:30 pm Session #7 – Industry Trends & Technology Best Practices - Supply Chain
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
4:30 - 4:35 pm Closing Remarks
 
Grand Ballroom 4-6
4:35 - 5:45 pm Networking Reception
Sponsored by: Ciena/Graybar
 
Grand Ballroom 1-3






















 
REGISTRATION RATES & SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES
REGISTRATION RATES SPONSOR/EXHIBITORS
Attendee Type Member Non-Member
Network Operators $99.00 $199.00
Public Officials $99.00 $99.00
Vendors & Suppliers $249.00 $349.00
Professional Services $149.00 $249.00
Non-Profits $99.00 $99.00
Academic/Education N/A $99.00
Enterprise/Commercial N/A $359.00
Table Top Exhibits
  • Members: $2,948 (includes 2 regs)
  • Non-Members: $4,000 (includes 1 reg)
Sponsorships
Sponsorship opportunities start as little as $1,000. Click here for the full prospectus with pricing and sponsorship inclusions. 

Contact Us
Lucy Green | [email protected] | 714-768-1606
 
HOTEL DETAILS
 
Hotel Name: Hilton Raleigh North Hills
Address: 3415 Wake Forest Road Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
Phone: 1-919-872-2323
 
  • Group Room Rate: $149 a night plus taxes and fees
  • Cut-Off Date: Friday, January 20 or when the block sells out, whichever comes first.
  • How to make a reservation: Click here to book your room using the online reservation system. Otherwise, call 1-919-872-2323, Option 1, and mention group code FBA to get the discounted rate.
  • Cancellation: Rooms may be canceled with a full refund if canceled 72 hours prior to check-in.

Parking: 
Self Parking: $7.00 / night. For those staying at the hotel, overnight parking is included.
 
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
 
 
PLATINUM
 
 

GOLD
        

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS
 
Wi-Fi



FOLDERS



LANYARDS


 
REFRESHMENT BREAK

 

REGISTRATION


LUNCH



RECEPTION




 
KEY CARDS



 
BREAKFAST


 
   

EXHIBITING COMPANIES

ADTRAN  |  Advanced Media Technologies  |  Calix  |  CCI  |  Clearfield  |  CNI
CommScope  |  Corning  |  DirecTV  |  DYCOM  |  EPB  |  Graybar  |  Gresham Smith
Hexatronic US  |  Innovative Systems, LLC  |  KGPCo  |  LYNN  |  Millenium
Network Connex  |  NOKIA  |  OFS  |  Pivot Group  |  PLP  |  Power & Tel
Ribbon  |  VETRO  |  Walker  |  WESCO  |  Widelity  |  Zyxel
 
 
OpTIC Path Train the Trainer

Join us for the OpTIC Path Train the Trainer program, an intensive 1.5 day training session. All registrants will also be invited to attend the Regional Fiber Connect program. Price for the program is $499.00.

Schedule

Tuesday, February 7:
  • 7:15 am - 8:00 am: Connect Registration and Breakfast with exhibitors
  • 8:00 am - 11:50 am: Regional Fiber Connect
  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm: TTT Session
Wednesday, February 8:
  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: TTT Session
  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm: Lunch
  • 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm: TTT Session