2017 General Managers Peer Group Meeting & Christmas Party
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When: Thursday, December 7, 2017
1:00 PM
Where: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota  55428
United States
Contact: Kevin Beyer
Phone: 320-324-2800


Online registration is available until: 12/7/2017
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Agenda

General Session | Elm Creek Amphitheatre

1:00 – 1:05 pm

Welcome

Kevin Beyer, GM, Farmers & Federated Telephone


1:05 – 1:30 pm

MTA Update

Brent Christensen, President/CEO Minnesota Telecom Alliance


1:30 – 2:30 pm

USF Update

Michael Romano, Sr VP of Industry Affairs & Business NTCA—The Rural Broadband Association


2:30 – 3:15 pm

Patent Infringement (Patent Troll)

Richard J. Johnson, Attorney, Moss & Barnett; Glen E. Schumann, Attorney, Moss & Barnett


3:15 – 3:30 pm

Break


3:30 – 4:15 pm

Internet of Things (IoT)

Greg Owens, Director, Product Marketing, Calix


4:15 – 5:15 pm

App Based TV

Joel Smith, Manager of Video Operations, Arvig; Jean Edhlund, Video Product Business Partner, CNS


5:15 – 5:30 pm

Open Forum Discussion & Closing Remarks

Kevin Beyer, GM, Farmers & Federated Telephone


Reception & Dinner | Fireside Room

5:45 – 6:45 pm

Reception


6:45 – 9:00 pm

Dinner


Details

The MTA General Managers Peer Group Meeting & Christmas Party will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017. This is an exclusive event and attendance is limited to General Managers/Senior Executives of current MTA Active Member Companies and MTA Associate Members sponsoring the event.

As in the past, spouses/guests of General Managers/Senior Executives of MTA Active Member Companies are invited to attend the reception and dinner at no charge. If your spouse/guest will be attending the reception and dinner, please include their name when you register for the event so that we can plan accordingly.

Retired General Managers of MTA Active Member Companies are also invited, along with their spouse/guest, to attend the reception and dinner at no charge, however, it is the responsibility of each individual telco to invite these individuals and provide them with the event information.

Registration Fee — $75

Members

Registration fee of $75 provides eligible MTA Members to attend meeting and/or dinner.

Spouses/Guests

Spouses and guests of MTA Active Member General Managers/Senior Executives receive a complimentary registration for reception/dinner.

Retirees

Retired General Managers and their spouse/guest of MTA Active Member Companies each receive a complimentary registration for reception/dinner.

Sponsors

Complimentary registrations are limited to the respective sponsorship level. Additional attendees from the sponsoring company will no longer be allowed. 

  • Gold Level Sponsor ($2,500) — six complimentary registrations to attend meeting and/or reception/dinner
  • Silver Level Sponsor ($1,400) — four complimentary registrations to attend meeting and/or reception/dinner
  • Bronze Level Sponsor ($800) — two complimentary registrations to attend meeting and/or reception/dinner

Speakers

Two complimentary registrations to attend meeting and reception/dinner

Registration

All members, spouses/guests, sponsors and speakers attending the MTA GM Peer Group Meeting must be registered in the system so the correct name badges can be printed.  

MTA Member Companies: Online Registration is available until December 4, 2017 for MTA Telco Member Companies/Spouses/Guests.

Sponsors, Speakers, Retirees: Sponsors, Speakers, and Retirees are asked to register by December 4, 2017, by contacting MTA directly at:

Rachel Dicks at MTA
(651) 291-7311
racheld@ewald.com

Lodging

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Ph: (763) 536-8300

Last day to book: 11/15/17
Special group rate: $143.00 USD per night with Complimentary Wi-Fi

» Click here to make your Marriott reservation at the MTA GM Peer Group Rate

You can also make a reservation at Minneapolis Marriott Northwest by contacting the hotel directly at (763) 536-8300. Hotel cutoff date is November 15, 2017. If you have any issues with booking a reservation, please contact 763-536-8300 and ask for in-house reservations. If you receive notification that the room block is full prior to the hotel cutoff date, please contact Karin Jahnke at (320) 324-2809 or karin.jahnke@aciracoop.net.

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