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Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & EXPO (RTIME)


February 5–-8, 2017 | Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, Calif.



 The Rural Telecom Industry Meeting & Expo (RTIME) is NTCA'’s premier event, and draws more than 2,400 attendees from rural telecommunications companies across the country and Canada. This conference offers educational seminars, keynote addresses, workshops and other presentations that focus on telco growth. The Expo at RTIME is NTCA’s largest exhibit, with over 100 exhibitors.


Approximately 2,400 key decision-makers from the rural telecommunications industry, including directors and executives representing independent telcos. Telco executives attend RTIME to find the right products and services to grow and maintain their advanced telecommunications networks.


Booths must be purchased online at Booth spaces for 2017 are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis with Star Partners receiving priority registration. Inner Circle Sponsors get complimentary booths.

Your exhibit space includes:

  • An advance listing of preregistered attendees.
  • A final attendee list after the meeting.
  • The exhibitor/manager/owner luncheon—quality time with telco decisionmakers.
  • Prize drawings to generate booth traffic.
  • First-come, first-served presentation opportunities.
  • Two complimentary exhibit hall-only registrations for every 10x10 space.
  • 24-hour security in the exhibit hall.
  • Booth identification sign and draped back and side walls.

Exhibit Space Cost

  Early-Bird (thru 10/31/16) Regular (after 10/31/16)
  Member Nonmember Member Nonmember
10' × 10' $2,650 $3,200 $2,900 $3,400
10' × 20' $4,400 $5,500 $4,900 $5,900
10' × 30' $6,150 $7,800 $6,900 $8,400
20' × 20' $7,900 $10,100 $8,900 $10,900
Each additional booth staff is $400 through 12/16/16.


For more information about exhibiting:
Event and Booth Space Information–Laura Romaine: 703-351-2099 or
Sales Information–Michele Coleman: 703-351-2089 or

RTIME Sponsorship Program—Become an Inner Circle Sponsor!

Inner Circle sponsors are the premier sponsors of RTIME, the one conference that brings together the entire rural telecommunications industry. Those that are part of the Inner Circle are a general meeting sponsor and can choose any sponsorship event or promotional item listed on this page.

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Inner Circle sponsors qualify for complimentary EXPO booths, free registrations to the meeting, free banners, logos and PDFs on our mobile app, recognition on stage and a sponsor reception with the NTCA board. All benefits are described on the next page.

If you can’t join the Inner Circle, be a contributing sponsor by purchasing one of the exclusive promotional items or RTIME events.


Advertising Opportunities

Exclusive advertiser for meeting promotional mailer—SOLD $2,500

Outside back cover–Full-page, color ad—$3,000
Inside back cover–Full-page, color ad—$2,500

Mobile Opportunities

Multimedia video package—$1,500
Banner ad with landing page—$1,000
Text alerts—$750
Unlimited PDFs—$250

Digital Advertising Opportunities

Website banner ad—$1,500
Silver Screen ad (PowerPoint slide)—$1,000

Nonmembers add 20% to all costs in the marketing kit.



Image: Marketing Kit coverFor more information, contact Michele Coleman, manager,
associate engagement, 703-351-2089.

Download the 2017 Marketing Kit