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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 6:00 PM EST

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The Betsy Hotel-South Beach
1440 Ocean Drive
Miami Beach
For Reservations Call 305.531.6100

Please PHONE the hotel and reference our group code "CLOUD" and mention the Cloud Communications Alliance.  They will honor our discounted rate of $299 a night as long as they have rooms available.  Call 305.531.6100. 


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CCA Miami Beach 2018 

Tuesday January 16th 

(Registration opens at 12:00 p.m. for Members only--Located in the Conservatory)

1:00 p.m.  CCA Membership MeetingMembers Only

 CCA Membership Meeting Located in the Gallery 

Member Introductions
Meet our Florida Members
    Call Cabinet
Financial Report
Worldwide Plans for 2018- Matt Townend and Joe Marion
Committee Reports
    Innovation Committee-Dean Manzoori
    Analyst Committee- Clark Peterson
    Membership Committee/Ambassadors- Joe Marion
    Marketing Committee- Jim Kaiser

Best Practice Sharing-  An open discussion of the most  pertinent topics on our members agenda.  This valuable session leverages the collective brain power of the Cloud Communications Alliance, led by our Chairman, Clark Peterson.  


(Registration for non-members opens up at 5:00 p.m in the Conservatory.)

6:00 p.m.  Cocktail and dinner reception overlooking the Atlantic Ocean- Open to CCA Members AND Non-members Located in on the Ocean Front Deck

Wednesday January 17th 

Open to Members and Non-Members--Located in the Gallery 

9:00-9:30 a.m.  Introductions 

9:30-10:15 a.m.  Vice President and Senior Fellow Elka Popova of Frost and Sullivan will speak about the evolution of the cloud communications market. 


10:15-11:00 a.m.  SDWAN promises to boost the growth of cloud services and offer QOS without the potential costs of an MPLS network. Hear and learn from Sanjay Srinivasan of Vonage, one of the first to pioneer the technology.


11:00-11:15 a.m. Break

 11:15-12:00 p.m.  Moving International is a two way street.  We see increased activity from providers looking to internationalize their services.  USA providers launching in Europe and European providers doing the reverse.  Hear the experiences and best practices from providers who have taken the trip. This panel discussion will be run by Matthew Townend from Cavell.

12:00-12:45 p.m. Onboarding. Migration, Implementation, Activation- As the market matures we are moving from a phase of just acquisition to more importance being placed on Onboarding and support.  Hear the challenges and best practice that have been learned from Jim Kaiser of JCurve, Alan Rihm of CoreDial, Mark Iannuzzi of TelNet Worldwide, and Curtis Peterson of RingCentral.

12:45-2:00 p.m. Lunch Located on the Ocean Front Deck

 2:00-2:45 p.m. Moving Beyond Voice- As providers look at moving beyond simple voice many are looking at integrating with different technologies or offering new services. Armen Martirosyan of BluIP will be talking about BeHive, a new IOT messaging platform.

2:45-3:00 Break

 3:00-3:45 p.m. M&A World- What does Cisco buying BroadSoft mean to our Industry- With probably the most important M&A news to hit our industry being announced with Cisco acquiring BroadSoft, Matt Townend of Cavell and Michael Quinn of QAdvisors will discuss the likely impacts on the industry. 


4:00-6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception and departures Located on the Skyline Deck