Welcome to IWCE 2021
IWCE 2021: Connecting Critical Communications
After the past year, building and connecting our critical communications community is more important than ever before. As we move towards recovery, IWCE is thrilled to bring you its 44th annual conference, with four-days of cutting-edge education for critical communications professionals. With that, we are excited to announce that IWCE 2021 will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center this September 27-30 with exhibits September 29-30.
IWCE will be hard at work over the next nine months to bring you the conference and education you have come to value and depend on. Please check back periodically as new announcements and speaker information will be released shortly.
Please note that conference attendees who paid to attend the IWCE 2020 live event will automatically have access to attend IWCE 2021 with a pass of equal value.*
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Why Attend IWCE 2021?
For over 40 years the IWCE has been North America's premier critical communications event. It is the one place where critical communications technology professionals gather to evaluate, learn and network with industry leaders. Our mission is to connect the Critical Communications ecosystem through education, networking and insights to help professionals leverage emerging technologies to create a safer, more efficient and more interconnected world.
What's In Store For IWCE 2021:
A comprehensive conference program offering four days of workshops, short courses, power sessions, and ETA training courses that provide unparalleled professional development opportunities
A bustling 80,000 square foot hall designed to enhance your education by showcasing the latest products and trends - from accessories to communications networks and systems, devices, applications, software and much more
A unique opportunity to participate in over 35 hours of networking with global thought leaders and key decision-makers from all sectors of the critical communications ecosystem-including government, public safety, utilities, transportation, professional services and the dealer community
Special Events that take place during the week including Keynote Addresses, Young Professional Awards, Town Hall Meetings and the Networking Reception
Exploring Current Industry Topics
IWCE 2021’s robust conference program will be comprised of modern critical communications topics such as:
- 5G, Infrastructure & Connectivity
- Smart Cities & Critical Infrastructure
- In-Building Wireless
- PTT & Future of Voice
- Public Safety Broadband
- 911 & Emergency Communications
- Disaster Communications
- Interoperability & Interworking
*Topics subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates.
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With a 40+ year history of bringing together the brightest minds and change makers in the industry, IWCE is known for its power-packed speaker lineup. IWCE 2021 will feature some of the most prominent leaders in communications technology, discussing the newest trends in critical communications. Here is a sample of pass visionaries we have had the honor of gracing our stage and from learning from.
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
#1 Source For Critical Communications Technology Industry
Stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends! We know the importance of keeping the IWCE community connected in the coming months and are working with our official content partner – IWCE's Urgent Communications - to bring you more opportunities to connect until we can meet in person in September.
Urgent Communications is the top source for the communications technology industry, delivering real-world, practical information needed by dealers, private radio and wireless systems operators and large volume commercial, industrial and public safety communications end-users. Get timely coverage and analysis of the latest news via Urgent Communications website and newsletters.
NEW! Virtual Connections
Critical Communications and Technology Learning Portal
We are excited to announce that our NEW online learning portal, Virtual Connections, is officially open! Register today for exclusive access to a variety of free, on-demand resources featuring content on:
- Emergency Comms
- Critical Infrastructure
- In-Building Wireless
Additional content includes interactive videos, white papers, podcasts, infographics and more.