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QuEST Forum Boasts a "Who's Who" of the ICT Industry Slated to Attend Upcoming Service Providers Summit

Unique approach to industry conferences features acclaimed list of distinguished speakers from some of the largest telecom providers and manufacturers in the world



"I cannot think of any other conference where, you gain so much useful knowledge that can actually be applied at your own organizations." Ashok Dandekar, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.

    PLANO, TX, August 31, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- QuEST Forum, a global organization dedicated to quality and sustainability in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) industry, previewed today a look in to their registered attendees and slated speakers for their upcoming, annual regional conference. The event, called the QuEST Forum Service Providers Summit, is scheduled for September 12-16 in Nashville, Tennessee and is hosted by the QuEST forum Americas Region in conjunction with TIA and TM Forum. This unique approach to industry conferences will feature an acclaimed list of distinguished speakers from some of the largest telecom providers and manufacturers in the world. The entire week, packed with open discussions and best practice sharing has been developed with a focus on optimizing your time away from the office and providing a world-class networking and learning experience.

As an attendee, you will be afforded numerous opportunities to grow both your personal and professional networks. Following daily presentations, you will enjoy an open forum to meet and discuss topics with many of our renowned speakers, such as: Mike Foliano of ADTRAN, Dr. Mukul Prasad of Fujitsu Labs of America, and Jeffery M. Goldthorp from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). There will also be a number of key delegates from CenturyLink, Ciena, Xo Communications, Mission Secure Inc., TELUS Communications, Infinera Corporation, The Desara Group, et al. to mix, mingle and exchange ideas with during our receptions and award presentations.

Ashok Dandekar, Quality Director, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. says of QuEST Forum events, "I cannot think of any other conference where, in a short span of two days, you gain so much useful knowledge that can actually be applied at your own organizations." He goes on, "You hear about much more than just quality. QuEST Forum's sessions encompass so many top-of-mind industry issues like reliability, security, and sustainability to name a few."

Not to be forgotten, is this year's sponsor list which reads as an "Industry Top 10" of global leaders in the information and communications technology space who will also be present and actively participating at the event. Tap into new ideas and field-tested techniques from these influential companies, which include: AT&T, Nokia, CISCO, Verizon Wireless and Tempest Telecom Solutions, just to name a few. Familiarize yourself with our sponsors and companies participating in the event.

Several other well-known companies scheduled to attend this event include: Alcatel-Lucent, ALOM Technologies Corporation, Argent Associates, ARRIS Group, Inc., BIZPHYX, INC., Coriant, Corning, Inc., Frontier, Huawei Technologies, Hughes Network Systems, KARLEE, KCI Telecommunications, KGP Logistics, Metrinomics GmbH, New Lisbon Telephone Company, NQA (National Quality Assurance), P3 group, Power & Telephone Supply Company, Sector Supply LP, SPC and University of Texas at Dallas.

"Whether you are a service provider, supplier, certification body (CBs) or Industry subject matter expert (SMEs) you are sure to find value in our Service Providers Summit" says QuEST Forum CEO, Fraser Pajak. He continues, "This event will offer a unique educational experience as well as an environment to forge new relationships and build your network of industry contacts. We are also so pleased to be partnering with both TIA and TM Forum, both very well-known within the ICT organizational space, on this year's event. It's certainly something new that we are proudly presenting to the industry for 2016. I encourage everyone who can, to attend."

So what are you waiting for? There's still time. Register today to confirm your attendance! To learn more about the event, visit QuEST Forum's Service Providers Summit website, www.questforumsps.com.

For more information on QuEST Forum's Service Providers Summit, please contact:

Rebecca McVeigh
Director, Meetings and Events
QuEST Forum
Rmcveigh@questforum.org

About QuEST Forum
QuEST Forum is a global organization dedicated to quality and sustainability in the ICT community. We are very unique in that we create a collaborative environment for service providers and suppliers, who are often times competitors, to come together and develop innovative solutions to relevant industry issues. QuEST Forum unifies the ICT community through the implementation of TL 9000 (an ICT specific quality management system that is built on ISO 9001), performance benchmarking, and a broad array of common metrics that support rapid industry adoption of new technologies and consistent quality of communication networks around the world. For more information on QuEST Forum, visit www.questforum.org.

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