The Cable Show 2012

We Played to a World Stage

More than ever, The Cable Show 2012 was an international affair. With a lively international business center, highly praised international networking events and an increasingly global theme to panels and General Sessions, we were privileged to present content and opportunities to delegates from literally around the world. And we can’t wait to take the show to new places in 2013.

With over 10,000 attendees and more than 120,000 square feet of exhibit space, The Cable Show is the largest and most influential cable telecommunications convention and exposition in North America.


The Cable Show 2012 topics included:

  • Broadband: Through the Imagine Park live-events showcase, The Cable Show 2012 provided new perspectives on how next-gen broadband will influence innovation across industries, nations and economies.
  • Platforms: From Online Video to TV Everywhere to OTT to tablet-TV, industry leaders shared viewpoints on both the promise and competitive challenges of new multi-screen video distribution models.
  • Applications: Cable's leading the way in delivering compelling user experiences that combine mobility, interactivity and social media. The Cable Show 2012 provided the latest in innovative apps in the Imagine Park interactive showcase - The App Pond.
  • Policy: Soaring broadband adoption and rapid technology advancements are influencing new regulatory approaches around the world. The Cable Show 2012 provided the opportunity to hear from the people who are directly shaping U.S. policy, including; FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, FCC & FTC Commissioners, senior officials from the Administration, congressional staffers and state commissioners.
  • Infrastructure: Is Fiber-to-the-Home the right delivery model, or an expensive gamble? How are Content Delivery Networks redefining VOD? Is the cloud cable’s next big thing? Industry CTOs discussed and debated emerging network architectures in the Spring Technical Forum, CIO.IT program and the IPv6 Workshop.

The Cable Show 2012 featured:

A vibrant industry marketplace.
The Cable Show 2012 presented North America’s most comprehensive, active exhibit floor for cable industry participants,  with nearly 300 exhibitors.

Relationship building events.
Dedicated networking events for international attendees offered  business-building contacts with key individuals and organizations.

Special content and resources.
Panels exploring issues critical to cable’s international progression were combined with convenient resources like the International Business Center to make The Cable Show 2012 a value-rich experience.

Attendees from around the world.
This  year’s Cable Show attracted more than 1,100 attendees from outside North America, representing cable industry presence in nearly  50 countries. The Cable Show’s international delegations have been growing year-over-year for the last three years.

Today’s cable industry is at the forefront of innovations in technology, content, platforms and policy that have global reach and impact. Don’t miss out on a chance to experience them first at The Cable Show 2013 in Washington, DC, June 10-12. Registration details coming this fall.

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DOWNLOADABLE MATERIALS

The Cable Show 2012 - End of Show Report

The Cable Show 2012 Overview - available in the following languages:

Japan  Japanese

South Korea  Korean

Brazil Portuguese

Spain  Spanish