Save the Date for the Exclusive Telco Executive Networking Event

March 10-12, 2019  |  Clearwater, FL

Every business has leaders who need technology to meet the needs of their customers.

The Telecom Executive Forum (TEF) is the ultimate and exclusive networking event for telco executives to discuss topics that are most pertinent to the success of rural telecommunications. TEF topics take a deep dive into timely subjects, such as next-generation leadership, technologies of the future, economic development, culture change and building a smart rural community. In today's fast-paced world, the role of being a primary decision-maker is to link business, technology and leadership into one entity and be the driving force to guide your organization into a telecom powerhouse.

Things to Do in Clearwater, FL

White-sand Florida beaches with crystal-clear water, a foodie and arts scene praised by Travel & Leisure, and craft beer bars—in the St. Petersburg/Clearwater area, the options are endless for whatever kind of vacation you’re yearning for, be it rejuvenating or exhilarating.

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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Jeremy Graves presentation was excellent. It really made me think about taking time to vision.
It was one of the better content TEF meetings over the past 20 years!

Past Program

Each year, we're looking for ways to reimagine our programming to fit today's growing trends and put what's important to you at the forefront. Check out the past year's program and save the date for an equally if not more captivating program in the upcoming year.

2018 Program


Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors



  • Welcome Reception

  • Registration

  • Pens

  • Mobile App

  • Lunch

  • Rap Session

  • Hotel Key Cards

  • Lanyards


Refreshment Breaks Co-Sponsors

Interstate Telcom Consulting Inc. (ITCI)

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC)