Place yourself in the center of true growth and leadership development.

Due to an overwhelming response, the Telecom Executive Forum registration is now full.

Plan early for 2020 and save the date for March 15–17, 2020 in La Jolla, CA. 


The NTCA 2019 Telecom Executive Forum (TEF) is the ideal event for GMs and CEOs and also can help to develop and nurture your company's next generation of leadership. TEF is the exclusive learning experience for rural telco executives to network with peers and discover new ways to navigate change. :

  • Two days are jam-packed with education and networking opportunities
  • More than 100 leaders in the rural telecom industry are ready to share ideas and successes.
  • The stunning Gulf Coast blends relaxation with innovation

For more than 20 years, TEF has been the exclusive learning experience for rural telco executive teams to network, discover new leadership techniques and create change.





Tiffani Bova
Customer Growth, Sales and Innovation Evangelist



Telco Executive Retirement Planning Seminar @ TEF

It's never too early to start planning for your financial future.  This year we're bringing the Retirement Planning Seminar to TEF to help maximize your time at the conference with a program designed specifically to prepare you for retirement. This seminar is FREE as part of your TEF registration. 

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*Registration is now closed and the seminar is fullTo participate, you must register for this seminar by January 31, 2019. This registration cut-off is required for NTCA to create personalized information for the attendee. There will be no on-site registration for the seminar. 

Advance Your Team’s Skills

TEF offers programming for a multitude of leadership levels. Enhance your executive team’s knowledge and leadership skillset at a reduced rate. Bring your whole executive team and offer them the opportunity to grow with your telco. 

*To register at the additional executive staff rate, at least one qualified registration at the regular rate must be made at your telco. 


Things to Do in Clearwater, FL

White-sand Florida beaches with crystal-clear water, a foodie and arts scene praised by Travel & Leisure.

Most trips to St. Pete/Clearwater start with exploring the area’s award-winning beaches, and we've got the definitive guide to beaches to point you to the right one for your mood. If you’re looking for a beach that’s more off the beaten path, here are top picks for hidden gem beaches perfect for shelling, fishing or strolling along. Then, there are all the amazing attractions like the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and the Dalí Museum that will delight visitors of any age.


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Hotel Information 

The Telecom Executive Forum takes place at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort.  



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