• Our Mission

    facilitate and accelerate the maturation of broadband infrastructure transforming technology innovation, policy, and sustainable economic prosperity for communities in Colorado.

  • Connections

    Connect with your peers, customers, and prospects

  • Premier Program

    Dynamic speakers, innovative ideas, and new perspectives.


Thank you to all of our 2017 Attendees, Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Speakers for your contribution and participation!


Welcome Mountain Connect!

2018 Location and Dates Announced!

We're pleased to announce the location and dates for the West's Premier Broadband Development Conference!

Hotel Talisa
Vail, Colorado
June 11-14, 2018

We are happy to be hosting our event at Hotel Talisa in Vail, CO! Hotel Talisa opened November 27, 2017 and is now one of 18 Marriott Luxury Collection Resorts around the US.

In 2018, our conference theme is:

"Moving Beyond Risk to Compete in the New Economy"

As always, Mountain Connect will continue our focus on our core conference topics:

  • Intelligent Infrastructure
  • Economic Development
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Policy Impacting Broadband
  • Broadband 101 Education for Elected Officials

NEW for 2018: We are moving to a 2 1/2 day format and the conference will conclude at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14.  We have some exciting content news to announce - please come back for updates as we move in to the new year.

Dale Hatfield Open Update: In 2017 we were unable to host the golf event due to snow but were still able to assist two law students travel to Washington D.C. to work with the FCC!  We are excited to announce that we are going to continue this effort in 2018 at the Vail Golf Club.  Proceeds from this annual golf tournament will support the Dale Hatfield Scholars Program at Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado. We are excited to partner and support the Silicon Flatirons mission and immeasurable contribution to our local and national community. Please click here for more details on the Program.

2018 Conference Registration Pricing.

Early Registration before February 28, 2018       $399
Registration before June 1, 2018 $499
Registration after June 1, 2018 $599
Speaker Registration $299
Government Registration $299


Please join us in Vail and let’s move our communities forward!

2017 Sponsors

2018 Sponsor!

Sponsoring Mountain Connect is a great opportunity for your organization!

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2017 Collaborator Sponsor

Visit Fujitsu online.

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2017 Diamond Sponsor

Visit 910Telecom online.

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2017 Platinum Sponsor

Visit AT&T online.

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Recent Blog Posts

  • 2017 Conference Sessions – Video

    This year's recorded sessions feature some (but not all) of our lively panels and presentations. Colorado Governor's Cabinet Panel Moderator: Anthony Neal-Graves:...

  • Communications Daily Day 3 Coverage

    Adam Bender, covering Mountain Connect 2017 for Communications Daily provided the following updates from the Tuesday sessions: Officials Weigh Risks of Muni...


  • Club 20

    "Mountain Connect is a unique opportunity to engage in broad based conversations with individuals, industry,…

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  • Allied Fiber

    "In an industry with an abundance of conferences throughout the year, Mountain Connect stands out.…

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  • Teller County

    "Excellent conference by every measure  I picked up information for both immediate and long-term use…

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  • Mid-States Consultants

    "Over the last several years we have found Mountain Connect to be the best of…

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