Make plans for Co-ops Connect 2021!

Featuring more than 25 leaders from some of the most successful and diverse co-ops in rural America, Co-ops Connect 2021 is the fiber broadband workshop exclusively for electric co-op attendees, packed with panel discussions and content. Join us for two days of expert advice, best practices and proven strategies based on Conexon’s blueprint of success for rural fiber broadband, shared by top co-op executives from Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

November 11-12, 2021
JW Marriott Tampa Water Street
Tampa, Florida

Register today to join Conexon in Tampa for a can't-miss educational event!

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Don't miss Co-ops Connect 2021

Secure your spot to join Conexon face to face for our first post-pandemic event on November 11-12 in Tampa. No cost for electric cooperatives to attend!

Featuring more than 25 executives from electric co-ops nationwide, the two-day workshop focuses on collaborating and sharing ideas on broadband deployment

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Conexon has secured a special rate of $219 per night plus applicable taxes and fees. The cutoff date for the conference rate is October 20, 2021. Please make your reservations before that date.

To make reservations by phone, call 888.789.3090 and mention “Co-op Connect” group rate.


Meet the Speakers

Expert advice from co-op broadband executives

Conexon has secured the top leaders to bring you everything you need to know about fiber broadband success, start to finish. The co-ops’ history, stories and journeys are unique and the lessons they are sharing will change the way you view fiber broadband. Get to know them before hearing them live.

Preview the agenda

Everything you need to know about broadband success, straight from the experts

Thursday, November 11

Panel discussions featuring more than 25 co-op leaders:

  • Set Up for Success: Proven Models for Feasibility Studies & Business Planning
  • Broadband the Co-op Way: Future Funding Opportunities
  • Network Design Gamechangers: White Board Session
  • Smart Grid Technology: The Smart Choice for Streamlining Operations
  • Building Blocks of Construction Management Success
  • Crystal-Clear Solutions to Navigating Regulatory and Voice Challenges
  • Fiber Operations A to Z: The Roles of Network Engineering and Technical Support
  • Marketing Works! Proven Co-op Strategies from Greenfield to Mature
  • The Path to the 20K Club: Best Practices from Co-ops with 20,000+ Subscribers

Friday, November 12

  • Half-day breakout sessions targeted to two different audiences:
  • Conexon’s Blueprint for Fiber Broadband Success
  • Education sessions for co-ops considering broadband
  • Short sessions hosted by Conexon’s key fiber broadband ecosystem partners, each showcasing a critical project phase for co-op fiber broadband success
  • The Deep Dive: Fiber Broadband Decision-Making and Deployment
  • In-depth, interactive discussions for Conexon client cooperatives

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