The Wireless Global Congress is Wi-Fi’s leading event taking place in US and Europe every year. Attracting over 400 people from the operator, service providers, technology & software vendor community and organizations that are focused on supporting and delivering the best Wi-Fi solutions globally
Following the WBA’s Asia Telecom Summit in February, WBA will host its first 2020 Wireless Global Congress event in Chicago, USA – and for the first time, we’re co-locating with the Wi-Fi Alliance and all their members.
Celebrating 20 years of Wi-Fi, 2019 was a landmark year and the start of another huge period of growth for Wi-Fi. What does 2020 and the decade ahead have in store? Find out at WGC Chicago!
2 days of WBA members-only Working Sessions
2-day open conference featuring plenary and executive keynotes, main conference sessions, master classes and more
Jointly hosted breaks, drinks and networking with WBA members, Wi-Fi Alliance members and WGC attendees
NEW! ‘Smart Networking’ to help attendees and event partners to connect and do business.
Chicago’s key themes and hot topics will include:
Hot opportunities for Carriers & Enterprise with the next generation of Wi-Fi services:
Monetization through the latest generation of Wi-Fi Roaming and Offload.
Delivering intelligence through data analytics
Reimagining the Wi-Fi customer experience for in home, travel and enterprise
Enabling a new generation of business opportunities with Wi-Fi 6: from in-home, industry 4.0, enterprise, cities and IoT
Latest news on 6 GHz
Impacts for Wi-Fi: what’s new in cyber security, identity management and the rise of location services
Role of Wi-Fi in the automotive industry – supporting the data demand for the future connected vehicle
Catch up with the industry’s innovators driving opportunity and change
The Wireless Global Congress is aimed at any company or city that has an interest in any part of the wireless ecosystem, including mobile and fixed line operators, service providers, roaming hubs & partners, system vendors, device and chipset manufacturers, infrastructure providers, network integrators, IoT vendors, consultants, analysts, media and senior city and Government officials.
This is the only event you attend that will give you the ability to meet and work with WBA members and executives from our wider network who are already engaged in programmes that are setting best practices and solving business problems for service providers, driving improvements in end-user experience, and leading acceleration and adoption of technologies across the wireless ecosystem. The event allows you to learn as well as influence developments that will drive solutions to shape your short and long term business strategy.
WBA members receive an allocation of free passes, which can be claimed by contacting your WBA point-of-contact (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further assistance). For non-members, click here for current pass pricing.
WBA members are allotted a number of free passes according to their respective membership category. Please get in touch with your primary WBA contact for an access code for these free passes. If you’re not sure who your primary contact is, e-mail email@example.com
They Keynotes on the main stage during the plenary sessions on both mornings will capture the full audience of the Congress. The rest of the sessions during the main conference will host around 100 delegates who come from a background relevant to the subject of each session. Master Classes and Roundtables will be more intimate with around 50-75 attendees on average.
Yes – we provide the option to attend the Exhibition at a very reduced rate which also enables you to arrange meetings and network with colleagues and potential customers. But you will miss out on the great learning opportunities and access that comes from the Plenary sessions, workshops and master classes.
To receive a Letter of Invitation you must first register for the conference and pay in full, before a Letter of Invitation will be issued.
Please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can create a letter of invitation for you to support your visa application purposes. The process takes three working days.
Surname (as it appears on passport):
First Name (as it appears on passport):
Date of Birth:
Place of issue:
Full Company Name:
Position in your company:
Please note that the Letter of Invitation does not necessarily guarantee a successful visa application.
The Letter of Invitation does not financially obligate the conference organisers in any way. All expenses incurred in relation to the conference, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the delegate.
It is the sole responsibility of the delegate to take care of his/her visa requirements. Delegates who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Delegates should contact the nearest embassy or consulate to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications.
Embassies and Consulates-general are independent decision-making agencies for visas. Though you, at very specific circumstances, may appeal against the rejection of a visa application; the Wireless Broadband Alliance cannot intervene on your behalf in case of a rejection or to speed up the procedure.
Delegate registration details will be shared with the immigration authorities if necessary to assist in the immigration process. However, the conference organisers and/or the Wireless Broadband Alliance will not contact embassies and consulates on behalf of visa applicants.
The registration fee minus a handling fee of USD 150, will be refunded after the conference if the visa was applied for in time and proof is shown that a visa could not be granted even though all requested documents were submitted. Refund requests must be made in writing and sent to the Wireless Broadband Alliance at contactus@wballiance.,com, by email, no later than May 31, 2020, the date after which requests for such refunds cannot be taken into consideration.
WBA members will receive an email with registration details in March 2016, when registration opens.
Please click here for deadlines, rates, and other registration information. Only your conference delegate badge will allow you entry into the Conference and Exhibition Hall.
Though credit card payment is highly preferred, please email email@example.com for telegraphic transfer arrangements. Your attendance will not be confirmed until payment is received at the organiser’s end.
You can request for an invoice with via firstname.lastname@example.org at least 1 month before the conference. Your attendance at the conference will not be confirmed until payment is received at the WBA’s end.
Your attendance at the conference will not be confirmed until payment is received at the WBA’s end. You may wish to pay with a valid credit card first and get reimbursed from your company using receipt issued.
Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so act today. Sponsorships are processed in January through May for the conference in the entire year of 2016. To become a sponsor and for more information, please email email@example.com
All cancellations must be completed at www.regonline.com/wgcliverpool2016. Please ensure that you receive a confirmation email for the cancellation. The WBA is not responsible for problems beyond our control such as weather conditions, campus conditions, travel difficulties, health issues, etc. No refunds will be given in these situations if occurring after May 15.
Upon completing registration and full payment of conference registration fees, the participant may request an invitation letter by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org The WBA will not supply an invitation letter to unpaid or unregistered participants and reserves the right to refuse to provide invitation letters for attendees. Please note that WBA does not give any further support to the visa application process. Obtaining a visa remains the sole responsibility of the participant. Regular cancellation deadlines apply, regardless of whether your visa was granted or not. The information below is required for us to issue you an invitation letter.
SURNAME (as it appears on passport)
NAME (as it appears on passport)
DATE OF BIRTH (DD / MM / YYYY)
ISSUE DATE (DD / MM / YYYY)
EXPIRY DATE (DD / MM / YYYY)
PLACE OF ISSUE
FULL COMPANY NAME
POSITION IN YOUR COMPANY
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