Broadband Leaders Summit

Are you ready
for BEAD’s final

May 8 – 10

Newport beach, california

Join the invitation-only summit among key broadband leaders focused on BEAD implementation in a creative, inspiring setting. Chatham House Rule.Invites are non transferrable, please do not forward.

Prior leaders summits
BLS NOLA | BLS Tahoe | BLS Miami

Make the most of your BEAD

Shape your state's broadband future

As a broadband leader, your choices have the power to shape millions of lives. You're invited to join fellow thought leaders, innovators, and change makers in a magical, collaborative setting.


Discover Newport

The Resort at Pelican Hill is nestled along the picturesque coastline of Newport Beach, California. Visitors can anticipate a harmonious blend of serenity and adventure. Delight in breathtaking ocean vistas, exquisite dining experiences, and an array of leisure pursuits, such as championship golf and water sports, all set amidst the captivating allure of coastal splendor.

plan your experience

what to expect

Agenda Topics

  • Empowering hundreds of applicants

  • Automating 10 year reporting & compliance

  • BEAD Implementation



Summit focused on BEAD implementation. Share your insights and expertise with fellow broadband leaders. Get inspired by stimulating Chatham House Rule conversations. Gain valuable insights into challenges & opportunities just ahead.

Unwind. Recharge. Experience.

Where You'll Be

The summit will be held at The Resort at Pelican Hill. We have negotiated special discounted rates with the resort for our group. These are offered on a first come first serve basis. These rates will expire by April 5th. So book soon!

For government employees book your room at $250 a night.


Getting there



There are 3 airports nearby.

Long Beach

Avg. 35 min drive to resortEst. ~$50 taxi

John Wayne International (SNA)

Avg. 15 min drive to resortEst. ~ $20 taxi

Los Angeles

>1 hour during non-peak hours
>1 hour and 30mins during peak traffic hours
Est. ~$150-200 taxi

We recommend using SNA airport for arrivals and departures when possible.




If you choose to drive and enjoy the scenery, parking is included with the daily rate at the resort.


When should I arrive?


Our welcome reception will begin Wednesday at 6pm. Please allow yourself ample travel time. Check in at the hotel at 4pm, but they will do their best to accommodate our group for early arrivals.

When should I depart?


We will continue programming on Friday. Please plan to stay with the group and close out the event at 11:30am. Allow yourself time to arrive and check in at the airport for flights that depart AFTER 2pm local time

    It happens only once

    Join fellow broadband leaders at summit

    With limited availability, time is running out to secure your spot. Register now to secure your spot at the Broadband Leaders Summit in Newport Beach. Request an invite now or email us for further assistance.To request your invite, please include your full name, title and reason for interest. We look forward to connecting with you!

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