2023 Conference Exhibitors



The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is a national membership organization that advocates, promotes and preserves the right to media training, production, distribution, civic engagement and education in support of diverse community voices, through Public, Educational and Government Access channels and other forms of media. 



American TowerAmerican Tower is an industry leader in wireless infrastructure solutions. Our portfolio of communications sites offers the ideal locations to optimize network coverage and capacity for urban, suburban, and rural markets.  In addition to leasing space on wireless and broadcast towers, we provide customized solutions through our in-building systems, outdoor distributed antenna systems and other right-of-way options, managed rooftops and services that speed network deployment.




Ashpaugh & Sculco, CPAs, PLC:  A&S provides a broad spectrum of rate, financial, and management services, primarily to local government entities, with an emphasis on franchise and franchise-related issues. We assist with cable television, telephone, and telecommunications franchise fee and regulatory matters. Our services include the following:


  • Review of Franchise and PEG Fees
  • Cable Television Rate Filing Reviews
  • Franchise Agreement Negotiations and Discussions
  • Litigation Services and Expert Testimony

Allixa Consulting, Inc.:  Allixa works on a contingency-fee-basis throughout the U.S. to recover underpayments or nonpayment of franchise fees, PEG fees, and telecommunication taxes. We formed Allixa Consulting, Inc. to meet the needs of local governments interested in recovering dollars through these reviews but could not obtain funding. Garth and Carolyn have teamed together on reviews of franchise fees, PEG fees, and telecommunication taxes for over 20 years.     



Best Best & Krieger LLP’s lawyers have been among the leading advocates for public agencies on telecommunications issues for more than three decades. We are especially well-known for our effective and cost-efficient representation of more than 250 public agencies throughout the U.S., including municipal and county governments, special districts, publicly owned utilities, school districts and regional public safety groups. We guide our public clients through the ever-changing maze of federal and state regulations and industry influence that affect local agencies’ authority to:

  • Build and finance communications systems and provide services
  • Regulate the placement of wireless and wireline facilities
  • Franchise cable and other systems using the rights of way
  • Obtain fair compensation for use of public property

 We maintain a strong presence in Washington, D.C., where our lawyers regularly meet with key members of the Federal Communications Commission and Congress on telecommunications issues critical to our clients.



 Cablecast Automation - Cablecast by Tightrope Media Systems 

Write once, publish everywhere. This streamlined cross platform media distribution workflow eliminates redundant tasks to capture, cablecast, stream, caption and publish in all the places your viewers are watching. Ask us about integrated meeting solutions, community bulletin board, turnkey streaming apps and new cloud workflows!



CASTUSWith CASTUS Cloud Services you can connect virtual meetings to your channel, caption live events and files, stream all your live meetings to Video On Demand, and more! Upload, schedule, and stream with on-premise QuickRoll or QuickCast, the future-proof servers that are easy to use, reliable, and built to last. Learn more at castus.tv or email us at sales@castus.tvcastus.tvcastus.tv, we look forward to learning about your operations and demonstrating CASTUS in action!




CWAThe Communications Workers of America is a labor union representing workers in the telecom industry. CWA’s telecom members are workers who build and maintain broadband networks, and citizens and stakeholders who support digital equity, safe deployment, and high-speed internet for all. Our Broadband Brigade of member activists are working to ensure federal broadband dollars create networks that are high quality and long-lasting, support digital equity for all, and include strong labor standards that support good jobs.




CReed Global Media is a single source provider of production services, CGM TV live streaming television network with video on-demand, and other media services.
We provide education, Training, virtual and live event production.
We distribute monetized worldwide television streaming (OTT) on CGM TV via Roku, Apple TV, WebTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, iOS, Android TV with many more smart devices and smart tvs on our future roadmap that give clients global visibility and access to advertising, sponsorship, subscription, and other revenue streams.




ENCOENCO is a world-class provider of technology for the broadcast, audio, and video industries
on six continents. Our solutions range from large multinational radio and television broadcast
applications to the needs of the small market or community station. We bring flexible solutions that improve workflows and increase efficiency while delivering exceptional value, performance, and reliability. From our rapid prototyping design routines to using agile development methods and wire-framing, to following the best practices in modern software and hardware design, ENCO stays on top of the trends needed to support the modern broadcaster workflow and plant. Further, our experience in robust and highly scalable database design, diverse control protocol expertise, hybrid baseband, and networked audio interfacing knowledge, live multi-layer video graphics and overlays, and advanced AI-based neural network implementation experience means we can offer customers a full panoply of standards and capabilities to build out solutions designed for support their needs now and into the future.




The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. An independent U.S. government agency overseen by Congress, the Commission is the federal agency responsible for implementing and enforcing America’s communications law and regulations. The FCC is engaging with state and local governments to advance digital empowerment – equitable, affordable and available broadband – initiatives nationwide. 




Founded in 1983, HdL Companies is dedicated to supporting local governments with revenue enhancement, technology and consulting services that enable cities, counties and special districts to better serve their constituents. HdL can assist your agency Utility Users Tax, Franchise and PEG fee compliance, support and administration. Our team of experts can handle the varied complexities of UUT administration, so your staff can focus on other areas of strategic importance. 




Key Code Media is the preferred resource for audiovisual equipment, installation, and aftermarket support. We approach both complex projects and equipment procurement with a high-touch customer service focus, ensuring equipment is delivered, installed, and adopted by a customer successfully. We focus on your vision and business needs, deploying solutions that work today and into the future, keeping you ahead of technology.




Kissinger & Fellman (K&F) is a multi-faceted law firm that was established in Denver, Colorado in 1976. The Firm’s eight attorneys have diverse public and private sector backgrounds that provide them with the experience and expertise to represent local government and nonprofit clients with a wide range of legislative and regulatory issues. One of the Firm’s partners, Ken Fellman, served as a local elected official for 14 years, and is a past-President and Life Member of NATOA.     


Proud partner of NATOA members and local governments nationwide on telecommunications and utility matters for over 36 years.



LINK ElectronicsLink Electronics manufactures equipment for the broadcast industry and focuses on closed captioning. The ACE Series Automated Captioning Engine, from Link Electronics, utilizes advanced speech recognition technology to produce precise captions with minimla delay. It is a secure, on-site system that can caption in various languages, translate, recognize speakers, and be modified to suit your specific captioning requirements.  



Municipal Captioning exists because of and for NATOA members. We help cities and counties across the country, from Raleigh to Detroit to San Jose, add closed captioning solutions, increase accessibility,  and decrease their liability. We offer every commercial solution and can combine products from multiple providers for customized solutions with superior support. Captioning products get better after multiple versions have been released and we can help you compare the results of the systems that are on their 3rd and 4th version with new products that are just being released, and provide options at all cost levels. We offer both “white-glove” integration and installation as well as box sales with free Zoom-based assistance for those who prefer to rack and wire their own equipment.



TelVueTelVue Corporation is the industry innovation leader for future proofing your station, and the first to launch nearly every forward-thinking Community Media broadcast service/feature, from All-in-One Playout, Rules-based Automation, IP/Streaming Workflows, Cloud Streaming & OTT, Media Exchange, CALM Audio, Archiving/Archive.org, Captioning (Live & Multi-language), Cloud-based Community bulletin board and more. For customer service and support and product effectiveness, TelVue is without peer.




TeradekTeradek designs and manufactures high-performance video solutions for broadcast, cine, and general imaging applications. From wireless monitoring, color correction, and lens control, to live streaming, SaaS solutions, and IP video distribution, Teradek technology is used around the world by professionals and amateurs alike to capture and share compelling content. www.teradek.co