VOL. 13, NO. 12
March 20, 2017

April 3-5
Morial Convention Center
New Orleans

October 15-18

West Corporation Acquires Cloud Collaboration Practice from Vocus Group

Plan Today and Meet April 3-5
at The INCOMPAS Show 
With our new mobile app, you have the power to schedule meetings at The INCOMPAS Show in the palm of your hands. Download the app from iTunes or the Google Play store, view the pre-registered attendee list and contacts participating in the Buyer's Forum Power Hour, then start booking meetings now with the key prospects you want to connect with in New Orleans, April 3-5.

The new INCOMPAS Show mobile app, which replaces the former Business PLANner, offers even more functionality than ever before. With it, you can:
  • Search the attendee list by organization or name and book meetings at specific Deal Center tables to make it easy to find one another onsite;
  • View the full agenda, including session descriptions, dates, times and locations; and easily add them to your calendar;
  • Access the entire list of exhibitors, including company description, website and contact info;
  • Receive up-to-the-minute notifications regarding any show changes; and
  • Learn more about the show venues, including our host hotel and social event locations. 
Register today! There are a number of options you can choose from: Full Conference, which includes all activities; Single Day access on Tuesday, April 4 or Wednesday, April 5; and a Networking pass to attend only networking receptions throughout the show. 

Please note: To qualify for member rates, all companies must have renewed their membership for 2017.  

Make Your Hotel Reservations Today!
By registering now, you also can secure your hotel reservation and benefit from the INCOMPAS preferred rate of $239 per night at our host hotel, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside (just 256 steps from the Morial Convention Center). Attendees will receive a link for housing reservations in their registration confirmation email. 

Attendees staying at the Hilton also receive a number of other bonuses, such as:
  • Fitness Center passes for the entirety of their stay (Value - $12 per day)
  • High-speed internet (Value - $10 per day)
  • 50 percent off parking (Value - approximately $50)
INCOMPAS Supports Level 3 in Petition for Reconsideration of FCC Broadband Privacy Order 
On March 16, INCOMPAS filed reply comments supporting Level 3's petition for reconsideration of the Broadband Privacy Order. INCOMPAS noted that conditions placed on the privacy and data security exemption for enterprise voice customers are unnecessary and burdensome, and urged the Commission to reconsider several conditions that the Order places on carriers seeking to qualify for the enterprise customer exemption.
FCC Chairman Pai Shares
Vision for Bridging Digital Divide 
In a March 15 speech - "Bringing The Benefits Of The Digital Age To All Americans" - at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai explored how the FCC can help close the digital divide. He also discussed guiding principles that the agency can follow to encourage innovation and broadband deployment.