Expo Debut Draws Record Crowds

Channel Partners Expo veterans and newcomers alike packed the sold-out show floor during the expo halls opening reception Monday night, sponsored by PHONE+. The evening cocktail party featured more than 125 exhibitors, who conversed with partners and fellow vendors and carriers, as the first jam-packed day of sessions and seminars came to a close. Close […]

Big Booths, High Energy Rally Attendees

February 2004 marked the return of the big booth to the CompTel/ASCENT Alliance shows, with companies including Sprint, BellSouth Interconnection Services, Qwest Communications International Inc. and MCI contributing to the re-energized feel of the telecom industry by erecting the large booths more often found in years past. Optimism and high hopes charged the atmosphere, and […]

Channel Partners Expo Lights Up South Beach

Posted: 11/2003 Channel Partners Expo Lights Up South Beach Photos ASCENT’s president, Walt Blackwell TNCI’s booth The Wi-Fi session panelists Relieving stress on the show floor Staffers Bridget Brave and Tara Seals at the St. Moritz Lawn Party Previous Page | Back to Article

ASCENT Show Floor Energy Points to Better Times Ahead

The telecommunications industry has been pounded with bankruptcy filings and scandals over the last few years, but attendees at the ASCENT Fall Conference & Networking Center Monday said things are looking up a bit. "I see positive energy and optimism in the marketplace, and hopefully that will make [for] a strong turnaround in 2003," said […]

ASCENT Takes Networking to Next Level on Expo Floor

The Association of Communications Enterprises has unveiled a strategy to foster industry networking and deal-making in the expo hall (a.k.a. the Networking Center), with new show floor features and special events. An extended show floor schedule makes exhibitor booths more available to customers. Meanwhile, the Networking Pavilions are shared spaces to discuss business in private […]

Business News – Partners Get Lucky at AgENt Show in Las Vegas

Posted: 05/2001 Partners Get Lucky at AgENt Show in Las Vegas By Tara Seals and Bruce Christian Despite the distractions of slot machines and blackjack dealers, more than 1,400 people networked, attended educational sessions and walked the tradeshow floor during the March 26-28 AgENt Conference & Expo at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. Some […]

Business News – CompTel Attendance Skyrockets in Orlando

Posted: 04/2001 CompTel Attendance Skyrockets in Orlando By PHONE+ Staff The changing political winds, a softer economy and the celebration of two decades as a champion of competition helped attendance for the Competitive Telecommunications Association’s (CompTel, www.comptel.org) 20th Anniversary Convention skyrocket in Orlando, Fla. More than 4,300 people attended the three-day affair. "I think the […]

Trading Desk: Band-X Acquires German Exchange

Posted: 02/2001 Band-X Acquires German Exchange Band-X Ltd. (www.band-x.com), the London-based virtual market for international telecom wholesale capacity, has acquired Hanse-X (www.hanse-x.com), a switched minute traffic exchange in Germany. Hanse-X, which offers a bandwidth and collocation brokerage service, will be renamed Band-X Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed. As part of a technology investment program, […]

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