|Welcome to the 2007 Broadband Properties Summit
In 2007, We'll Be Building On A Terrific 2006
Some 700 industry attendees registered for Summit 2006 � a 25 percent increase over the previous year. The event has received unprecedented praise for its educational value and networking opportunities. Client feedback noted the �terrific lead generation� as well as resulting sales. Vendors also consistently mentioned the �high quality of participants.�
For 2007 we expect 800 to 900 attendees. All available exhibitor booths are sold out. Remaining booths are available only for major sponsors only. Repeat exhibitor business is greater than 95 percent.
The Summit Delivers Great Value � Year After Year
A Venue for Industry Leaders
Our clients know the Broadband Properties Summit reliably delivers exceptional value every year. They also know the record of impressive growth in 2004, 2005, and 2006 provides assurance that the 2007 event is sure to be even larger and more successful. Major national and international companies used this venue to debut new products, announce new strategies, and attain extraordinary visibility.
Industry leaders from around the globe attend the Summit. From San Diego to Stockholm and from Denver to Dubai, leaders value the Summit as a venue for contact with other leaders. Their participation is resounding proof that the Summit is a must-attend event for high-level participants � with well over 200 attendees in 2006 with the title of chairman, CEO, president, or vice president. Developers and property owners were strongly represented, including in 2006 such major players as Archstone-Smith, Forest City, Avalon Bay Communities, Fairfield Residential, Equity Residential, Camden Property Trust, Post Properties, United Dominion Realty Trust, and AMLI Residential. The 150 providers included private cable operators and independent telcos plus major incumbents Verizon, Comcast, Cox, Time-Warner Cable, AT&T, DirecTV, and EchoStar.
�PacketFront has enjoyed participating at the Broadband Properties show now for 3 years and find the event to be a great meeting place for key decision makers within the FTTH industry. We believe the show demonstrates the latest concepts and ideas that are available within the industry and are excited to be a part of it.�
� Tim Scott
Director of Sales & Marketing
Start Getting Exposure Now
Begin maximizing your visibility in the marketplace from the day you sign up. The Summit pays major dividends and offers exceptional advantages from the time an exhibitor decides to participate until months after the event has concluded. Exposure opportunities begin with our driving traffic to our website where visitors will see your logo and read the description of your company. You'll also receive multiple impressions month after month in gatefolds in the magazine that highlight all vendors and sponsors. In our ongoing marketing campaign to customers we'll distribute at least 500,000 emails between now and the Summit.
PLUS : Our press releases are a powerful supplement to all these tools. Press releases for the 2006 Summit received an average of more than 80,000 reads each , as officially measured by PRWeb. The extent of your company's exposure in these multiple
vehicles depends on your level of participation.
The Broadband Properties Commitment
Sponsors and Exhibitors are our valued partners. We put you face to face with qualified customers. Our exhibit space and sponsorship packages will ensure your company distinguishes itself and achieves its ROI objectives for the event.
Why Attend The Summit?
Our record of past success helps ensure that 2007 will be better than ever.
The Summit positions your company as a market leader and helps you gain exceptional exposure and resulting sales opportunities.
The Summit has grown by 80 percent since the change in management and ownership in 2004, with more than 700 in attendance last year � providing you with more sales possibilities than ever.
The event will enhance the visibility of your business. Extensive networking and face-to-face interaction with customers lead to the valuable payoffs that Broadband Properties clients have come to expect.
Participation means exposure of your company in the pages of Broadband Properties. The build-up to the event in our pages starts in January in our gatefold sections and continues in every issue, giving participants powerful visibility for their brands. Post-Summit coverage in the magazine amounted to 35 pages in just one issue � and in 2007 will be more thorough than ever, with a thank you ad for all sponsors and exhibitors.
The Summit is charged with excitement � a perfect venue for companies to showcase products and announce strategies.
Our space and activities are thoughtfully designed to bring valued attendees and customers into direct and extensive contact with exhibitors. At the Hyatt Regency DFW, all activities � exhibits, sessions, and meals � are in close proximity to one another, keeping attendees in continuous touch with exhibitors and sponsors.
The Summit is developed and managed by the Broadband Properties staff, and each staffer is deeply committed to your success at this event. Every company receives special attention aimed at its particular needs and objectives in such areas as representation in conference events, in-book exposure, introductions at the Summit, and a host of other areas, depending in part on your level of participation. Our personal concern and commitment extends to every detail of your involvement.
Attendees truly value our content. Ninety-four percent in 2006 said they thought the curriculum was �exceptional.� Summit content is developed by editors passionately involved with the subject matter who have the skill to make sure material is organized and presented in the most effective manner. Motivated, interested attendees make for receptive, inquisitive buyers eager to hear how your products and services can enhance their businesses.
�The event was absolutely fantastic. Broadband Properties has really drawn a great crowd and has created a wonderful format for presenting technology.�
� Vern Swedin