What: Mobile executives, non-profits and government agencies leveraging wireless technology for the greater good will celebrate the year’s achievements at the annual reception organized by CTIA Wireless Foundation. Anchored by NBC Washington’s Jim Handly, mobile evangelists and experts will socialize in style and applaud those creating connected change in their local communities.
2016 Wireless Champion Award Honoree: Chairman House Energy and Commerce Committee Fred Upton to be recognized for his long-standing support of public policies, from the Commercial Spectrum Enhancement Act to the broadcast incentive auction, which created a foundation that enabled America’s wireless industry to flourish.
2016 Mobile Life Award Honoree: U.S. House of Representatives Frank Pallone to receive the industry’s highest accolade for public service that promotes innovation in the way Americans use mobile services.
Live Musical Performance: Go Go Gadjet
Master of Ceremonies: NBC Washington News Anchor Jim Handly
When: Wed., May 18, 2016 from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Doors open
6:45 p.m. HONORS Program
Where: Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery
8th & F St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Note: Entrance and Valet at 8th & G St. NW
Follow @WirelessFdn and #HONORS2016 on Twitter for updates during the event.
About CTIA Wireless Foundation
CTIA Wireless Foundation (www.wirelessfoundation.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to developing and supporting initiatives that use wireless technology to help American communities. Its innovative programs benefit consumers in areas including education, health, safety and the environment. The Foundation was formed by CTIA® member companies in 1991.