Building a Strong Foundation: Community Readiness for BEAD

August 7 – 10:00 am to 10:45 am

This session will equip communities with the knowledge and tools to navigate the BEAD application process and secure funding for broadband infrastructure development.

This interactive presentation equips communities with the knowledge and tools to navigate the BEAD application process. We’ll explore strategies to strengthen your application, align it with your state’s BEAD plan, and leverage technology to improve efficiency. Learn essential grant writing tips, discover the importance of community engagement, and gain insights into the right technology stack for successful BEAD application and project management. Walk away empowered to advocate for broadband access in your community and build a strong foundation for a connected future.

Speakers

Andrew Eubank

VETRO: Sr. Director, Service & Sales Engineering

Chad Kay

CCI Systems: Senior Director of Technical Operations

Brian Mefford

VETRO: Vice President of Broadband Strategy