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2019 Annual Premier Membership & Strategic Meeting

December 9-10 
Hyatt Regency Washington Capitol Hill 
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20001

The Premier Members’ Meeting is your seat at the table. During the meeting, we will elect Board leadership, discuss budget allocations, and outline a three-year strategic plan to achieve our mission of accelerating deployment of all-fiber access networks. It's a can't-miss miss opportunity for you to influence the trajectory of our industry and Association, and for your company to stay on top of the market.



11:00 am -1:00 pm       

Registration Open - Outside the Capitol AB Room (Lobby Level)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm -5:00 pm

Welcome and Hill/FCC Briefing
Kevin Morgan, Chairman of the Board - Fiber Broadband Association
Lisa R. Youngers, President & CEO – Fiber Broadband Association
Tom Cohen, Outside Counsel – Fiber Broadband Association

Attend Hill and FCC Meetings

1:45 pm – Group A leaves for the FCC

2:15 pm – Group B leaves for the House

2:30 pm – Group A meets with Wireline Competition Bureau Staff

3:00 pm – Group B meets with House Energy & Commerce Committee Staff (2125 Rayburn)

4:00 pm – Group B meets with Senate Commerce Committee Staff (512 Dirksen)

4:00 pm – Group A meets with FCC Chairman Pai's Staff

6:00 pm -7:00 pm

Welcome Reception (Yellowstone/Everglades, 2nd Floor at Hyatt Regency)

7:00 pm

Meet Dinner Groups in Lobby and Travel to Dinner

7:30 pm

Premier Members Dinner with Board of Directors

Each Premier Member is assigned a Board of Directors host and will be taken offsite to one of the area’s many fine restaurants for dinner.


7:30 am


8:30 am -9:00 am

Welcome - Lisa R. Youngers, President & CEO – Fiber Broadband Association

Morning Keynote: Doug Kinkoph, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, NTIA, and Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications (OTIA), NTIA

9:00 am - 11:30 am

FBA Year in Review - Lisa R. Youngers and Fiber Broadband Association Team

Current State of the Fiberverse
Overview of FBA Strategic
Revenues & Profitability

11:30 am


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Luncheon Keynote: Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, FCC

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Fiber Broadband Association Strategy Session

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Afternoon Keynote: Broadband for America's Future: A Vision for the 2020s

Jon Sallet, Senior Fellow, Benton Institute for Broadband & Society

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Annual Membership Meeting and Board Elections

Board Candidates Presentations
Board Elections
Congratulate New Board/Closing Remarks


8:00 am -11:00 am

Q4 Board Meeting for New and Out-Going FBA Board Members

12:30 pm -4:00 pm

Networking Lunch
FBA Deployment Specialist Working Group Safety Summit (Capitol AB Room)


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RSVP before November 15

The Premier Members' Meeting, including dinner on Monday, is complimentary for one voting representative from each Premier Member company. One additional guest from each company is welcome for an additional fee of $175.

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Cost: $175

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2019 Premier Dinner

Please join members of the Board of Directors for dinner on Monday night. Members will be split into smaller groups in order to accommodate conversation and exchange of ideas

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Book Your Hotel

The Fiber Broadband Association has secured a discounted room rate of $239 per night + taxes/fees. In order to receive this rate, you must book your hotel before the November 15th deadline.



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We offer members a variety of learning opportunities through our webinar series, which are open to the public unless otherwise specified. If you are interested in presenting a webinar, contact Doug Weinbaum at


Fiber Connect

Whether you’re looking for new strategies to build your customer base, tools to make deployment more affordable, or the opportunity to learn from industry leaders as they explore the future of fiber - Fiber Connect has it all.  The conference, held annually in June, also presents a comprehensive lineup of education led by the industry’s best.

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