October 17-18, 2018 in Silicon Valley

TC3 Summit 2018


Speaker, Sponsor, and Demo Opportunities now available

Build your custom sponsorship experience – Contact Us
Deadline for speaker applications is April 30 – Apply Now
Other ways to get involved still available – Learn More

TC3, or Telecom Council Carrier Connections, is a 2-day, working summit where tech scouts from across the communications industry meet to discover innovation. Global telcos, vendors, corporate innovation teams, investors and startups from every corner of the ecosystem join members of Telecom Council’s ComTech Forum, Service Provider Forum, IoT Forum and Investor Forum with one objective in mind – get more innovation to the market, faster.

Sample Attendees


100s of communication industry tech scouts attend TC3 to meet innovative technology partners and discover innovation.



Get introduced, in person and in private, to innovation scouts and partnership executives from companies who can get value from your products.



Meet companies with a few successful deployments under their belts and their industry partners who worked with them.



Discover the new technologies and new companies that will impact the communication industry.

Hear From Our Past Attendees

  • TC3 Provides a great opportunity to learn what telecom carriers are looking for, who they are working with, and see the business future for our industry.

    Tak Nishimura

    Tak Nishimura

    Managing Director, NTT
  • TC3 presented us with great opportunities and we are actively following up with not one, but four Telcos!

    Suman Kalyan

    Suman Kalyan

    Founder, Adroit Vista
  • TC3 is a highly effective and efficient way to connect innovative technologies with global carriers. My time at this conference has delivered an extremely high ROI.

    Bob Thronson

    Bob Thronson

    VP Marketing & Business Development, Vigilent
  • It’s clear the networking is better than other industry events; pair that with a published attendee list, online messaging, and a staff that helps you meet people, and you start to get an idea of what happens at TC3.

    Lisa Gao

    Lisa Gao

    President, China Mobile
  • TC3 is the event that every startup must attend if your business plan includes selling into the Telco market.

    Patrick Hennessy

    Patrick Hennessy

    Vice President, FusionPipe Software Solutions

Past Sponsors

past sponsors

Past Speakers


Key Statistics from TC3 2017

Tech Scouts
Communications Startups
Pre-Arranged Meetings
Senior Management

Who We Are

Telecom Council – Where Telecom Meets Innovation.

Through our Service Provider Forum, ComTech Forum, IOT Forum and Investor Forum monthly meetings and annual events, we connect global communication service providers and vendors with innovations that are pushing the industry forward – by putting telcos, vendors and investors from across the globe together in the same room with startups, demos, and entrepreneurs. Since 2001, our Forums have introduced over 2000 executives from 750 communication companies including 60 carriers across 30 meetings each year.

Learn more about Telecom Council including our Forums, members and membership benefits.