As we prepare to say goodbye to the year and hello to a new one, we need to prepare ourselves for a busy year of conferences, networking and making successful business connections.   There is no better time than now to pull out those new 2014 calendar planners and mark the Top Telecom Events to attend for 2014.

Our popular blog series is back, and brought to you by none other than JSA.  Below, check out a list of our top select events to attend for the upcoming year, along with event details and the reasons why you should attend.

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Download our complete list here.  For your convenience, we have kicked-off the list by starting with January.


1. PTC – January 14-22, 2014 – Honolulu, Hawaii

Is there a better way to start the year off and kick those post-holiday blues, then going to Hawaii?

PTC 2014Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC) is an international community of members from more than 50 countries with a shared vision to promote the development and use of telecommunications and information and communication technologies to enhance the lives of people in the Pacific Hemisphere.

PTC’s annual conference is the Asia-Pacific’s premier telecommunications event. Now in its 36th year, PTC is a strategic springboard for the global telecommunications industry.  The Conference provides all attendees with a three-day platform to focus on planning, networking, and discovering what the new year will bring.

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2. Telecom Exchange

What is better than Telecom Exchange? Well, how about two Telecom Exchange’s?  That’s right, Telecom Exchange will be hosting two networking events in 2014.  On March 6th, TEX West takes place in Denver, CO at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Then, on June 25th, TEX East will take place in New York City at Cipriani Wall Street.

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Telecom Exchange (TEX) is JSA’s industry networking event designed to navigate enterprise and carrier network operators through all carrier hotels and colocation houses available in the US and globally.

Telecom Exchange is a true networking event designed to navigate telecom network buyers through the many colocation and connectivity options in and around the US and globally. Our core event philosophy is simple: to connect networks with the people behind these networks while maintaining a true, neutral playing field where all can meet, be inspired and conduct business.

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3. DatacenterDynamics Converged Events

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DatacenterDynamics Converged events series is to said to be the world’s leading peer-led data center conference & expo series attended by over 28,000 data center professionals worldwide. DatacenterDynamics pulls together the people, process and technology necessary to execute a world-class data center strategy under one roof.

DatacenterDynamics Converged conference is specifically designed to fill the knowledge and networking needs for both those responsible for the design, build an operation of IT facilities as well as key IT decision makers responsible for strategic decisions regarding capacity planning and technology investment.

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4. International Telecoms Week (ITW) – May 11-14, 2014 – Chicago, IL

ITWAs a highly anticipated and largely attended events of the year, ITW is already busy planning for the spring.

International Telecoms Week (ITW) is the annual meeting point for the wholesale telecommunications community and offers various networking opportunities through meeting rooms, an integrated exhibit and bilateral table area, numerous breakfasts, lunches and cocktail receptions and provides a wide range of conference sessions for attendees to benefit from.

Attendees from across the globe come together to buy and sell both voice and data products and services. ITW is an event for the entire industry with participants from all areas of the wholesale industry: Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 carriers, mobile / wireless operators, ISPs, VoIP providers and technology partners from the voice, data, satellite, sub-sea and fixed line markets.

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One final note 

If you’re looking to host a cocktail reception or need support at a conference, please email us at [email protected].

Our JSA Events team is happy to help assisting you in making 2014 your most successful year yet.

Here’s to a healthy, happy and wonderful 2014!