WELCOME TO GREAT LAKES CONNECT!
2018 LOCATION AND DATES ANNOUNCED!
We're pleased to announce the location and dates for the Midwest's newest Premier Broadband Development Conference!
September 24-26, 2018
We are happy to be hosting our event at the Hilton and DoubleTree Hotels in Fairlawn, OH!
Our 2018 Conference Theme is "Creating Intelligent Network Infrastructure to Compete in the Global Economy"
We will explore creative and collaborative community examples throughout the midwest as well as highlight the network infrastructure and economic achievement in Fairlawn. Our three Conference Tracks include:
- Community Development
- Intelligent Communities
- Emerging Technologies
For those familiar with the success of Mountain Connect in Colorado, please join us in Fairlawn, OH where we will focus our attention on advancing all things broadband throughout the greater midwest communities!
2018 Conference Registration Pricing
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