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I OCTOBER 23-25, 2016
f you’ve had a look at the Fall INCOMPAS
Show agenda, you may have noticed a heavy
emphasis on the future of the industry. That’s
intentional, according to CEO Chip Pickering.
“Our agenda reflects a focus on the future –
from deployment of fiber networks to the prod-
ucts and services enabled by these networks,”
Pickering said. “All show attendees – buyers,
sellers and users – will benefit from this.
“Monday’s agenda places an emphasis on
the network, specifically with respect to optimi-
zation, management and most importantly, how
to plan for future network needs in light of the
evolving marketplace,” he added.
hen GTT’s President and CEO
Richard “Rick” D. Calder Jr.
speaks this morning during
the opening keynote address at The
INCOMPAS Show, his message will
focus on trends within the industry.
He will address INCOMPAS attendees
from the perspective of GTT’s commit-
ment to evolving its business, services
and infrastructure to meet its clients’
“Communication services are no
longer merely a service offering. They
are a vital component of an organiza-
tion’s success and critical to the growth
(See INCOMPAS, page 4)
(See Keynote, page 6)
Future is NOW
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By Bruce Christian
When the doors opened to The INCOMPAS Show Expo Hall,
the networking began in earnest, as vendors began sharing
information with attendees.