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Making the Toughest Times Better

IWCE connects the people and technologies charged with ensuring that the most crucial communications—supporting public safety, governments, utilities, transportation, healthcare and other critical-infrastructure sectors—work at all times

We've upped the ante on IWCE...

The show you’ve come to know and love is back in Vegas during your favorite time of year – March! But don’t let the timing fool you. This show will be unlike any other IWCE you’ve attended before. That’s because we’re upping the ante on all that you’ve come to expect.

Here’s what we have in store for you:

  • Cutting-edge tech on our keynote stage, in the expo hall and in our all-new Drone Zone
  • A top-rated speaker lineup addressing what’s new and next in the industry
  • Unique networking opportunities, like our college basketball themed networking reception with special surprises
  • 300+ sponsors and exhibitors alongside new experience areas throughout the show floor
  • In-depth workshops and ETA trainings that allow you to roll up your sleeves and learn
  • PLUS: more announcements & features to come!

It’s all happening at the premier critical communications event – IWCE. Will you be there for what’s slated to be our best show yet?

IWCE 2021 conference content available on demand on our virtual platform!

Now through December 31, you can receive up to 122 hours of cutting-edge content from IWCE 2021 - available on demand!

Last Year's IWCE Headliners

You can expect a power-packed lineup of the brightest minds and change makers in the critical communications industry. Here's just a sample of some of the industry experts we had at IWCE 2021! Stay turned for speaker announcements for IWCE 2022 to be announced in January.

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Nicole Perlroth

Cybersecurity Journalist, The New York Times

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Ed Parkinson

CEO, FirstNet Authority

Alison Kahn, Electronics Engineer, Public Safety Communications Research, NIST | CTL

Alison Kahn

Electronics Engineer, Public Safety Communications Research, NIST | CTL

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Morgan O'Brien

Co-founder of Nextel | Entrepreneur | Wireless Innovator

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Tyrell Morris

Executive Director, Orleans Parish Communication District

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Walt Magnussen

Director, Texas A&M University ITEC

Exploring Current Industry Topics

IWCE 2022’s robust conference program will be comprised of modern critical communications topics such as:

  • 9-1-1/Control Rooms
  • Cloud or On-Premise Solutions
  • Emergency Comms: LRM, LTE, 5G
  • In-Building Wireless
  • Interoperability
  • Network Resiliency
  • Policy Issues
  • Security- Cyber, Physical & Operational
  • Situational Awareness
  • Smart-X & IoT

*Topics subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates. 

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Health & Safety Measures at IWCE

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Guided by Informa AllSecure – a detailed set of measures developed collaboratively with industry associations, event organizers and venues, IWCE Expo aims to deliver the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its event, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment. Please read our safety and hygiene measures guests can expect.

IWCE Brands

About Our Brands

IWCE is built with the bright minds behind our media arm, Urgent Communications, and our research arm, Omdia - specifically our Omdia Public Safety & Critical Communications team. All three of us are powered by our parent company, Informa Tech - one of the largest media, events, training and research businesses in the world. 

What Attendees Are Saying

"IWCE is a great opportunity to network with peers, customers and vendors, attend continuing education sessions, view emerging technologies and products and also have a great deal of fun!"

— Michael Rohrbacher
State of New Mexico, Engineer

"I view IWCE as the best place to meet with peers and with wireless communications vendors. I had the opportunity to meet with several vendors I currently use as well as new vendors I am interested in working with. Great event!"

— Rick Brown
Pima County, Manager, Wireless

Countdown to IWCE 2022