Thursday, August 20


Topic / Activity


7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast Buffet / Intro & Logistics  Jeff Smith
8:30am – 11:00am Washington, DC Update –
More fun at the FCC in an election year. What the future vision may be under either election scenario as well as the very partisan environment on Capitol Hill. We also take a look at how other key stakeholders view the rural broadband sector.
Jeff Smith & Julie Darrington
9:30am – 10:00am Break
11:00am – 12:00pm RDOF – The Next Frontier
$16 Billion is a lot of money to spend on infrastructure. What can we learn from this next opportunity?


Steve Gatto

12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch Buffet

1:30pm – 2:30pm

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Performance Testing is an Asset if Seen Clearly
The FCC compliance challenge is an asset when approached properly.


 Technical Vision 2025 and 2030 – Will you be ready?  

Larry Thompson


Nathan Weber

2:30pm – 2:45pm Break
3:45pm – 4:30pm Reserved for outside speaker – pending. Guest Speaker
6:00pm – 8:30pm Group Dinner with Consultants (Embassy Suites)

Friday, August 21


Topic / Activity


7:30am – 8:30am Breakfast Buffet
8:30am – 10:00am

Marketing Modules

  • Digital Marketing Automation (how to grow the business)
  • The Future of Advertising & Best SEO Strategies for 2020
  • Leaving Comfort Zones (when you should trust your intuition)
  • Delighting Customers with Aesthetic Intelligence (knowing what good taste is and thinking about how your services stimulate the senses to create delight
Eric Edwards
10:00am – 10:20am Break
10:20am – 11:20am Debate Module
We have assembled a line-up of experts that will debate 5 relevant industry topics (TBD).
The format provides each speaker 3 minutes to present, followed by a 45-second rebuttal (for each speaker), and then we crowd source the winner.
Panel of Debaters
11:20am – 11:30am

Wrap-up / Evaluations Submitted / Next Steps

Time for any questions still outstanding.



Oregon Seminar Hotel Information

Embassy Suites by Hilton – Washington Square
9000 SW Washington Square Road
Tigard, OR 97223
(503) 644-4000

GVNW has reserved a block of rooms with a daily rate of $199.00 (standard room rate, excludes taxes, etc.), 1 King Bed Nonsmoking. The hotel has established July 26, 2020 as the cut off date for making reservations within this block of rooms, after which reservations will be subject to availability. Reservations can be made by calling (503) 644-4000 or click HERE to make hotel reservations online.

The Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland-Washington Square is approximately (22) miles from Portland International Airport and only 15 minutes from downtown Portland. Shuttle travel is provided within a 1 mile radius of the hotel.

Embassy Suites_GVNW Executive Seminar
Embassy Suites_GVNW Seminar


$695 (1st attendee)
$595 (each additional attendee)
– Includes seminar materials, breakfast buffet (both days) and buffet lunch (day 1)

Embassy Suites Reservation

Special Seminar Rate: $199.00
Reference Group Code XD1 or ‘GVNW Consulting
Hotel Cut Off Date: July 26 (5pm)

Contact Info & Flyer

Davlyn Lyman

Seminar Agenda

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