Plan Your Show

EXPO at RTIME is the largest rural broadband industry gathering for those who seek opportunities and services to propel the industry into the future. We've partnered with Freeman to manage all of your EXPO needs. View the exhibitor service kit, which includes a catalog of options available to customize your booth, along with instructions on how to order booth essentials and answers to frequently asked questions.



What’s included in your booth purchase:

  • Two full conference registrations, with the option to purchase additional registrations at a reduced rate. Complimentary registrations must register online and additional registrations may be purchased online.
  • 24-hour security in the EXPO Hall
  • Exhibit hall WiFi
  • 8’ high black drape and 3’ side rails
  • The official NTCA logo to use for advertising in print, online and social media
  • One pre-show attendee list prior to the start of RTIME
  • Listing on the conference site and NTCA mobile app

What’s NOT included in your booth purchase:

  • Furniture (table, chairs, wastebasket)
  • Carpet (exhibit hall is carpeted)
  • Audio visual
  • Shipping
  • Material handling
  • Cleaning services
  • Lead retrieval by EXPO Logic
    Now available for purchase. Download today through this link and by using the show code 2019RTIME and increase ROI by capturing prospect information with just one scan.

Important Dates

Booth Personnel Registration
Early-Bird: paid by December 7, 2018
Regular: paid by January 28, 2019


Complimentary and additional exhibitor booth personnel registrations must be made through the exhibitor portal.
All conference attendees must register in order to attend conference events. Badges are required to attend all conference events.

Freeman Discount Price Deadline
Place your order by January 11, 2019


Advance Warehouse Deadline
Ship by January 23, 2019 to ensure your item arrives at Freeman’s advance warehouse in time to be delivered to the show site.


Saturday, February 2 Sunday, February 3 Monday, February 4 Tuesday, February 5
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration (Badge Pickup)

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration (Badge Pickup)

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Setup (must pick up badge by 6pm)

7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Registration (Badge Pickup)

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Welcome and EXPO Forum

3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open House and EXPO Forum

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Exclusive Telco Executive Luncheon

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Open House and EXPO Live

2:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m








meetings@ntca.org or (703) 351-2118

Service Contractor Contacts / Booth Furnishings
freemanneworleanses@freeman.com or (504) 731-6137

Freeman Exhibit Transportation 
Exhibit.transportation@freeman.com or (800) 995-3579

Hotel Inquiry
NTCA housing bureau SPARGO

Your Success is Our Success.

Promotional Toolkit

Exhibitors, promote your participation – include an event logo or banner in your ads, on your website or in your PR!

Success starts with a plan and booms with a powerful partnership. Help us bring your customers to RTIME with these marketing resources.  Let your customers and prospective customers know you'll be exhibiting at RTIME.  

Promote the event and your participation on your website, newsletters, calendars, social media and email signatures.  Below are marketing resources to help you get started on promoting early.  


It’s time to start a [R]evolution at the Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & EXPO (RTIME), February 3–6 in New Orleans.

Innovation is driving the future, demand for online experiences is growing, and rural broadband is in the spotlight. Be a part of rural America’s largest annual telecommunications industry event and learn how you can:

  • [R]ethink your approach to standalone broadband offerings and cutting edge strategies
  • [R]einvent the future by sharing the story of your connected community
  • [R]engage for success in competitive expansions and new business ventures

Register today—the evolution of rural telecom starts at RTIME 2019.

(Less than 120 Words)
Innovation is driving the future, demand for online experiences is growing, and rural broadband is in the spotlight. Be a part of rural America’s largest annual telecommunications industry event—NTCA RTIME 2019. Register today.

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Be a part of rural America’s largest annual broadband industry event—NTCA RTIME 2019. Register today.


Download  RTIME logo in PNG, EPS format (ZIP file)
Download RTIME Logo Usage Guidelines 





Follow these easy steps to download:

Right click on a banner to the left or click on a logo option below and select “Save Picture As”. Save the image or banner to your computer.  Or click "download" to download all images files and editable .psd files.  Place the banner(s) on your website and email  and link to www.NTCA.org/rtime2019

Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels):




Medium Rectangle







Vertical Banner










Download all image files and editable .psd files and post to social media.  Social links:

  • Web  |  www.NTCA.org/rtime2019
  • Twitter  |  @NTCAConnect
  • Facebook  |  @NTCARuralTelecom
  • Hastag  |  #rtimeRevolution





















Sample Social Media Blurbs

Looking for [insert product/service] solutions? Let’s meet at the @NTCAconnect #rtimeRevolution EXPO booth [insert booth number]. www.ntca.org/rtime2019


We’re gearing up for #rtimerevolution in New Orleans. Visit us Feb 3-6 at booth [insert booth number] www.ntca.org/rtime2019.


Before December 7
Meet with us about [insert product and services] solutions at the @NTCAconnect #rtimeRevolution EXPO. Register early: www.ntca.org/rtime2019


Download the HTML code for the RTIME email template.  Replace links with your company information by doing a search for #your.



Send a postcard to your current and future clients letting them know that you will be at RTIME showcasing your latest solutions. Insert your logo, booth number and return company address using the InDesign file or the PDF.

Download Mailer

Sponsorship + Advertising Opportunities

Sponsor and advertise at the RTIME 2019. Gain exposure for your brand, products and services, and meet face-to-face with key decision-makers from the rural telecommunications sector at the association’s signature event.