Penton's IWCE and the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers Partner to Offer Virginia Tech Undergraduate Student a Scholarship to Attend IWCE 2016

Event Scheduled March 21-25, 2016 in Las Vegas

Mar 14, 2016, 10:00 ET from Penton

ATLANTA and WASHINGTON, March 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's International Wireless Communication Expo (IWCE) and the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE) are partnering to bring Elaine Khuu, a Virginia Tech undergraduate student, to IWCE 2016, the premier annual event for communications technology professionals, through the AFCCE scholarship program. IWCE 2016 takes place March 21-25, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Khuu, who is studying communications engineering, is one of four 2016 AFCCE scholarship recipients. The AFCCE offers scholarships to engineering students interested in pursuing careers in telecommunications. IWCE is offering Khuu a travel award as well as a premium package conference registration, which includes IWCE's College of Technology, Short Courses, admission to the Exhibit Hall and networking opportunities with industry leaders.

"With so much technology overlapping, especially with spectrum and interference considerations, we were excited to work with the AFCCE to bring in their members to the event to discuss these issues and many more that affect all organizations in the communications technology industry," said Stacey Orlick, Director of Community and Conference Content, IWCE. "Additionally, by bringing Elaine and other students like her to IWCE we open our industry to new, young talent, while also expanding our audience. We are very pleased to be working with AFCCE."

The goal of the AFCCE scholarships is to provide financial assistance to students majoring in engineering or science and related to the telecommunications field. Since 2006, AFCCE has awarded on average over $20,000 annually in scholarship funds. To learn more about the AFCCE scholarship program, visit: https://afcce.org/scholarships/

"As we broaden our scope of media communication to keep current with new communications trends, we are very excited to collaborate with IWCE," said Mark G. Fehlig, P.E., Board Member, AFCCE. "Our scholarship program is a very important component of our organization. By providing Elaine with this additional opportunity to attend the leading event for communications technology professionals she will be exposed to hundreds of exhibitors looking for young talented engineers, as well as observing the latest technologies in the industry."

For additional information on IWCE and to sign up for email updates, visit iwceexpo.com. Stay connected with us on Twitter, Facebook @iwceexpo and follow our IWCE company page on LinkedIn.

Media interested in attending IWCE can register to attend at http://www.iwceexpo.com/register.

About Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE)
AFCCE was founded in 1948 as a professional association of communications engineers practicing before the FCC. The purpose of the Association is to aid and promote the proper federal administration and regulation of those engineering and technical phases of communications which are regulated by the FCC. In its primary function, the AFCCE monitors the technical policy of the FCC to ensure that the agency's regulations coincide as closely as possible with sound engineering principles. Connect with AFCCE on Twitter @AFCCE, Facebook, and Linked-In. 

ABOUT THE INTERNATIONAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS EXPO (IWCE)
Since 1977, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been the authoritative annual event for communications technology professionals. IWCE features over 370 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. Over 7,000 individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including government/military, public safety, utility, transportation and business enterprise. IWCE 2016 will be held March 21-25, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. For more information, visit www.iwceexpo.com.

ABOUT PENTON
Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit http://www.penton.com or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

MEDIA CONTACTS
Nadira Ramatally
Marketing Manager
Penton Public Infrastructure
(770) 618-0121 
Nadira.Ramatally@penton.com

Mark G. Fehlig, P.E. 
Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers (AFCCE)
(770) 363-5974
MFehlig@IEEE.org

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