Washington, D.C., September 19, 2017 – CCA’s Start-up Showcase will return to the 2017 Annual Convention with early stage companies demonstrating new products and services for the mobile industry. New this year on the exhibit floor is the Mobile Minute studio featuring on-camera interviews with industry leaders. CCA is celebrating its 25th anniversary during the Annual Convention, October 25-27, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
“CCA launched the Start-up Showcase at our Mobile Carriers Show, and we are excited to bring it back this fall with a new group of emerging companies that are developing innovative products and services for the mobile industry,” said Steven K. Berry, president and CEO of CCA. “New for our Annual Convention is the new Mobile Minute studio which will certainly make for a lively exhibit floor. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear ‘lightning round’ interviews with carrier executives and tech leaders as they discuss various topics including the challenges and opportunities facing competitive carriers.”
About the Start-up Showcase
Showcase participants will demonstrate their latest offerings in the exhibit hall and will have the opportunity to give a five-minute presentation in the Start-up Pitch Competition on Thursday, October 26, from 2:45 – 3:45 pm before mobile carrier executives and attendees. The Pitch Competition is open to all attendees, who will vote on the winner, who will receive a prize package valued at over $10K. Participating start-ups include Cellbie, EdgeMicro, i-Comm Connect and RapidSOS. Kim Caronchi, director of Business Development, CCA, will moderate.
About the Mobile Minute Studio
The Mobile Minute studio sponsored by Ericsson will feature different speakers every half-hour while the exhibit hall is open. Guest hosts, including journalists, will moderate the interviews. The speaker lineup will be announced shortly.
CCA is the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States. The licensed service area of CCA’s nearly 100 carrier members covers 95 percent of the nation. Visit http://www.ccamobile.org/
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