IdeaXchange - Denver Information & Registration

Denver, CO - October 19 - 20, 2022

Denver International Airport Westin

8300 Peña Blvd
Denver, CO 80249

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NCTC's IdeaXchange is focused on training, industry trends, the latest technology, and NCTC support services to help your business thrive. Attendees will hear about key topics impacting our business today so you can better prepare for the future. ACA, America's Communications Association will be on hand to discuss regulatory issues facing independent pay-TV and broadband providers.

There is no registration fee for NCTC member operators. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and hotel accommodations.

Q: I want to attend the IdeaXchange but my state isn't listed for any of the locations shown. Can I come anyway?
A: Of course! All NCTC members are welcome at the IdeaXchange. Simply select the meeting you'd like to attend and complete the registration form.

Regional Meeting Schedule

Use this schedule as a reference when planning your trip. Please note the agenda content is subject to change as we continue to develop the program.

Day 1- Wednesday, October 19th, 2022

4:00 – 5:00 PM

Welcome & Opening of Events

5:00 – 7:00 PM

Dinner & Cocktail Reception


Day 2 - Thursday, October 20th, 2022

8:00 – 8:30 AM


8:30 – 8:40 AM 

What’s New with Innovation?

Jared Baumann, VP of Technology Innovation, will discuss MVNO, Connectivity Exchange, Benefits of Headend Replacement Video Backplane, and looking ahead into 2023.

8:40 – 9:00 AM

Improving Procurement Agility! Group Purchasing Update with Rob Smith, VP of Group Purchasing

Rob will discuss new deals to take advantage of the supply chain outlook and trends to look out for into 2023.

9:00 – 9:20 AM

The NCTC Landscape of Video & Broadband

Steve Beardslee, VP of Broadband & Video Solutions, will discuss NCTC’s products and services to look out for and ways to increase your CDN performance for Fall Football.

9:20 – 9:40 AM

2022 Programming Update and Looking Ahead

Judy Meyka, EVP of Programming, will discuss the deal lineup for this year and next and dive into the future outlook.

9:40 – 9:55 AM


9:55 – 10:10 AM


10:10 – 11:10 AM

ACAC Update

11:10 – 11:40 AM

Programmer Presentation

11:40 AM – 12:10 PM

Supplier Presentation

12:10 – 1:10 PM

Lunch & Networking

1:10 – 1:30 PM

Supplier Presentation

1:30 – 2:00 PM

Q/A & Member Roundtable Discussions

2:00 PM

Closing Comments