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IWCE 2020 New Dates Announced

IWCE has been rescheduled to August 24-28, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

While we are proceeding with caution towards an in-person event, we are also developing robust digital options in case we need to adjust to circumstances beyond our control. Our goal is to provide the community with the same great content and networking opportunities as we have every year while adding digital elements to allow our attendees to participate in a way that they are comfortable with.

For more information, please view our Updates Page where we also address Attendee, Exhibitor and Speaker questions.

Connecting Critical Communications

For over 40 years the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been North America's premier critical communications event. It is the one place where critical communication technology professionals gather to evaluate, learn and network with industry leaders.

It features a five-day conference program and an 80,000 square foot exhibit hall filled with nearly 400 exhibitors. 6,500+ industry professionals from around the world attend from government, public safety, utilities, transportation, enterprise, professional services and the dealer community.

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.

The IWCE 2020 Conference Agenda is now live! With 17 tracks, including 4 exciting new tracks on 5G, Safe Cities, In-Building Wireless and Smart X, IWCE 2020 is the critical communications expo that offers plenty of opportunities to expand your knowledge and discover emerging technologies in critical communications. See the full list of tracks and preview the agenda here.


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
  • Push-to-Talk
  • 5G
  • In-Building Wireless

Don't miss our live webinars running from May 18 - May 29! Additional content includes interactive videos, white papers, podcasts, infographics and more.

Access the Virtual Connections learning portal now!

Smart City Projects to Inspire You

5 Projects Delivering Significant Results

Get the 5G Critical Communications report to understand how 5G will impact the industry.

Smart city development is on the rise—and for good reason! More cities are committed to smart city initiatives and have stepped up their investments in technology projects.

According to the IDC Worldwide Smart Cities Guide, these areas accounted for more than half of all smart cities spending in 2019.

Inside this report, you’ll find projects in 5 key areas

  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Video Surveillance
  • Data Analytics
  • Emergency Communications
  • Drones

Download the Smart City Projects Report

Critical Communications Industry Insights Report

Key Issues and Tech Affecting the Critical Communications Industry

Get the highlights from 2019 International Wireless Communications Expo in Urgent Communication's eZine.

We surveyed system users from public safety, transportation, utilities, oil & gas, education, real estate/construction as well as others allied to the industry including consultants, dealers and distributors and manufacturers to understand the technology issues affecting the community.

In this exclusive report see how current tech is being used critical communications professionals and the challenges within the industry, including areas like:

  • 5G
  • FirstNet
  • Safe Cities / Smart Cities
  • Drones
  • Women in Tech

Download the Critical Communications Industry Insights Report

5G Critical Communications Report

Are You Ready for 5G?

Get the 5G Critical Communications report to understand how 5G will impact the industry.

The arrival of 5G raises a lot of questions for critical communications agencies. Download the 5G critical communications: Ready for duty? report created by our analyst partner Omdia to understand how 5G will impact the critical communications sector.

Learn about:

  • New capabilities 5G covers that 4G LTE doesn’t support
  • Why agencies shouldn’t skip on mission-critical LTE
  • How 5G can make a difference for emergency services operations
  • Next steps for emergency services agencies, network operations and equipment suppliers

IWCE Wrap-Up Report

Catch Up On The Latest Trends in The Critical Communications Industry!

Get the highlights from 2019 International Wireless Communications Expo in Urgent Communication's eZine.

The critical communications world continues to expand--in terms of both technologies and the sectors served. 

In 2019, IWCE returned to Las Vegas where Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson and his content team scoured the event to find the latest and most impressive gear and functionality.

The 2019 IWCE post-show eZine is your ultimate guide to last year's critical communications event. The wrap up includes articles, videos and more.

Click the image above and fill out the form to get access to our eZine!

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