California Communications Association


APRIL 18-20, 2017


CalCom’s 33rd Annual Showcase & Tech Expo will offer broadband providers with a unique opportunity to discover the latest in technology, industry trends and products on the market.  In addition, the show offers a full schedule of technical demonstrations, training seminars and social events, along with the chance to network with manufacturers and product specialists representing over 70 exhibiting companies. We hope to see you there!

Register now to exhibit or attend the 2017 show. IT’S FREE TO ATTEND! 



  • ATTENDEES:  Download Registration Forms to attend, golf or sponsor an event.
  • EXHIBITORS:  Showcase your product/service to over 200+ attendees that represent the California based network operating companies.  Attendees include engineers, technicians, managers, human resources, and sales & marketing.  We hope you will join us! Download the Exhibitor Registration Packet (no online registration for exhibitors) and send it back to the CalCom office to reserve your booth.  Take a look at the floorplan below to select an available booth when you register.
  • Expo Hall Floorplan- updated 4.12.17
  • Exhibitor Resources: 2017 Exhibitor Guide – this guide includes important forms that need to be completed before you arrive at the show. Please send back the ‘Exhibitor Name Badge’ form by April 3rd.  STL Exhibitor Kit – this kit is provided by our official service contractor to assist exhibitors with ordering furniture and displays for inside their booths. 



Below is an overview of the Tech Expo schedule, or check out the full 2017 Schedule of Events with session descriptions.

  • Tuesday, April 18th:
    • CalCom Canvasback Classic Golf Tournament – 12:00pm
    • Exhibitor Set-Up – 3:00pm-7:00pm
    • CalCom’s Centennial Celebration – 6:00pm-7:30pm
    • Bob Perazzo Memorial Hospitality Suite – 8:00pm-11:00pm
  • Wednesday, April 19th:
    • Training: Deploying Data Center Services: A Means to Expand and Diversity Your Revenue – 9:00am
    • Training: Ethernet Fundamentals & Troubleshooting – 9:00am
    • Welcome Remarks & Keynote – 10:15am-11:00am
    • EXPO HALL OPEN – 11:00am-4:00pm
    • Networking Luncheon – 12:30pm
    • Training: Carrier Class Wireless Broadband for Service Providers – Learn What’s Helping to Create the Move From DSL and Cable to Wireless (learn more) – 1:15pm
    • Training: Wifi and the End User Experience – 1:15pm
    • Vendor Presentations: CommScope and Nor-Cal Battery – 2:30pm
    • Exhibitor Hosted Reception – Open to all attendees – 4:00pm-6:00pm
    • Bob Perazzo Memorial Hospitality Suite – 8:00pm-11:00pm
  • Thursday, April 20th:
    • Associate Member Annual Breakfast & Elections – 7:30am
    • Training: Safety Training – Are You Doing All That is Required? – 8:00am
    • Training: Offering Fiber to the Home with Gpon: Scalability Options for Service Providers – 8:00am
    • EXPO HALL OPEN – 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Training: Harvest Solar Power to Feed Your Network Devices – 9:30am
    • Training: Politics & Policy with the CalCom Lobbyist – 9:30am
    • Vendor Presentations: Kadence and Juniper – 11:00am



All Tech Expo events will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Sacramento. Please make your room reservation(s) under our CalCom group code: “ CST ” to receive the discounted group rate of $119 per night for single and double rooms. This rate includes complimentary parking. The cut-off date for our block is Monday, March 27th.  After this date rooms and rates cannot not be guaranteed.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Sacramento – 2001 Point West Way – Sacramento, CA 95815

Reservation Phone: (916)929-8855


If you are new to this show, please contact the CalCom office, so we can answer any questions you may have. We host over 70+ companies in the exhibit hall, 8-10 Training sessions, a Networking Luncheon and an Exhibitor Sponsored Reception…and we hope you will join us! 




2016 RECAP…

Check out the full Schedule of Events and List of Exhibitors from the 2016 show. 

Thank you to all who attended, exhibited and sponsored the Showcase & Tech Expo! We appreciate your support and dedication to the members of CalCom.  If you attended the show, and would like to give us your feedback, please fill out this quick event survey

Photos provided by Kathy Rea, MACC