About MCS /

In an increasingly mobile world, carriers provide the services that make the Internet of Things possible. The Mobile Carriers Show, the new evolution of CCA’s Global Expo, 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.

Mobile Carriers Show’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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Event Sponsors / dont forget it

Click here to contact CCA’s Events Team for more information on sponsorship and how you can be involved in Mobile Carriers Show.

Exhibitors / mobile innovators

Interested in exhibiting at #MCS2016? Contact Kate Grahn, CCA’s Event Manager.

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Registration is Now Open / join us in Nashville

Two complimentary Exhibitor passes to #MCS2016 are included with each 10×10 booth space. Exhibiting companies may purchase additional passes for employees at a rate of $595. Your company must have a contracted exhibit booth space to get Exhibitor registration pricing.

Please contact Kate Grahn with any questions or to reserve your space on the show floor.

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*PLEASE NOTE: Community Service, Customer Experience Management or MVNO Seminar ONLY passes are not valid at additional Mobile Carriers Show seminars, sessions, networking events or the exhibit hall show floor. To add a full registration pass please click here to register or contact Kate Grahn for additional information.


Schedule of Events / Plan your day

Wireless Repair Roundup

Take your wireless repair business to the next level now! We’ll talk social media, merchandising and tech training alongside the obvious nitty-gritty of the wireless repair industry. Plus, experts

Community Service Project

Join CCA for an afternoon of volunteering with Hands on Nashville to help improve a local school. Network with attendees and help make a difference in our host city.
Leave your suits and wear your hats & boots

MCS Launch Party

It's CCA's inaugural Mobile Carriers Show! Is there any better reason to celebrate? Help us kick off our new show with a fun night out at Nashville's George Jones Museum. Heavy

FierceWireless Executive Breakfast

From LTE-Advanced to 5G: How Operators Can Prepare Today for the Network of the Future

As competitive carriers get to 4G LTE, they

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Seminar 1 |Small Cell Forum Update and Architecture, Planning, and Installation for Indoor Small Cells

Small Cell Forum Update: Enterprise Release refresh discussion of 2016 information, December 2015 Crossing

Speed Networking

Kick off the launch of #MCS2016 with some new connections! SpeedNetworking will deliver an exciting, high-impact and structured networking event that significantly enhances your networking opportunities by giving you control

Keynote Session | CTO Roundtable

Hear directly from these top executives on the most critical obstacles in their company’s network deployment scenarios. Learn the value of leveraging your network and how networks will connect
Lunch Sponsored By

Exhibit Hall Open

IoT Connection Zone Open (Exhibit Hall) Stop by the IoT Connection Zone to hear case studies directly related to a wide variety of IoT products. Presentations will take place during
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Seminar 6 | Solutions to Meet the FCC’s Reporting Mandate for 9-1-1 Location Accuracy As mobile phones rapidly replace wireline phones, locating your subscribers in real-life emergencies is a growing challenge.

MVNO Seminar

The State of the US MVNO Market 2016: An MVNO Seminar Presented by The Besen Group The MVNO seminar will provide a comprehensive view of the US MVNO market in
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Keynote Remarks

FirstNet President TJ Kennedy will provide an update on the progress of FirstNet including state consultations and the vision of the Request for Proposal (RFP).

Excellence in Marketing Awards Presentation

Each year, CCA recognizes carrier and associate members for Excellence in Marketing. Winners will be announced following the Thursday keynote presentations, and all entries will be on display at
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Session 101: Revenue Opportunities in IoT (IoT Track) IOT (Internet of Things) is creating a lot of excitement and is expected to

Exhibit Hall Open

Lunch is served | Sponsored by Ligado Networks IoT Connection Zone Open (Exhibit Hall) Stop by the IoT Connection Zone to hear case studies directly related to a wide variety of
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Session 201: Implementing and Supporting IoT Applications (Internet of Things Track) This session will highlight the specific considerations and planning required to make your IOT business successful. Hear from experts
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Session 301: IoT Readiness: Network Implications, Limitations and Management (IoT Track) This session will highlight the challenges and options to support the proliferation of devices and expectations of traffic levels.
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Carriers’ Farewell Breakfast

Stop by our casual farewell breakfast on your way out of town. Grab some coffee and a bite to eat and take one last opportunity to network with colleagues

Hotel Information /

Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Our hotel block at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel is currently sold out, but please continue to check back to book available rooms at the standard rate.


Newsroom / get the latest news on #MCS2016!

Journalists and industry analysts who wish to register for the show, please click here and include your organization, title, email, office address and phone number. 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 events@competitivecarriers.org.

PR contacts for CCA shows:

Cheryl Delgreco                                            Liora Bram
Media Strategies                                          Media Strategies
617-723-4004                                                617-202-9854
cdelgreco@msipr.com                                 lbram@msipr.com

Event Location

Music City Center
201 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 401-1400
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