2023 Annual Meeting & Expo
March 20 - 22, 2023
Des Moines, IA

ICA is now accepting session proposals for the 2023 Annual Meeting & Expo.

Iowa Communications Alliance is planning for the 2023 Annual Meeting & Expo, scheduled for March 20-22, 2023, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa. We are looking for dynamic, impactful, and educational presentations valuable for the ICA membership. If your company is interested in participating in the program, please review the information below.

The deadline to submit a session proposal is October 19, 2022.

Topics of Interest
Submissions are not limited to the following categories and topics, but the membership is particularly interested in proposals for the following:

General Session Topics:

  • Attracting top talent - hiring trends, benefits, remote workers
  • Employee retention
  • Grant reporting & compliance
  • Cybersecurity and network assessments
  • Business diversification
  • Environmental challenges to broadband expansion projects
  • Best Practices and leadership topics for new and newer GMs
  • Low Earth Orbiting Satellites

Marketing & CSR Track:

  • Building a better virtual presence (i.e. Facebook/Website)
  • Current trends and hot topics in marketing
  • Effective marketing for marketing fiber to the home.
  • Educating customers and clients on the importance and cost of fiber to the home
  • Omnichannel Support Infrastructure to support customer needs

Board of Directors Track:

  • Board governance and understanding financial statements
  • Ransomware & cybersecurity
  • Succession planning - for all roles
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Technical Track:

  • Network optimization – What do we plan for? What’s next?
  • Applications for technicians
  • Micro trenching
  • Fiber modernization
  • Wi-Fi 6
  • Wireless technology and how the bandwidth will need to change
  • WISP - lessons learned
  • Wireless performance
  • Construction do's and don'ts
Submit a Session Proposal