“A must-attend event.” “Best place to interact with relevant players in the industry.” “Excellent diversity in attendees”

Face-to-face interaction is a crucial part of any event, be it an organic connection on the show floor, a quick chat via the mobile app, or joining fellow attendees at a formal reception. With thousands of satellite communications professionals attending SATELLITE every year, this is your chance to maximize your time and travel by meeting with everyone under one roof! 

Of the SATELLITE attendees who come with the objective to network, nearly nine in ten leave feeling they were successful.

The audience at SATELLITE is from a wide array of markets including transportation, enterprise and consumer industries, government and military, and finance, bringing fresh views and new insights to the conversation.

Take a peek at our attendee preview!

Enjoy everything Washington DC has to offer.

With a prime location in the heart of downtown’s convention and entertainment district, attendees will find plenty to do during SATELLITE Week with access to the hottest restaurants & bars, shopping, hotels, and live sports. Close to the revitalized Shaw neighborhood, CityCenter, and Chinatown, Washington, DC makes it easy to mix business and pleasure. Some of the best networking happens after hours outside the event!

Networking at your fingertips: Experience SATELLITE like never before with our cutting-edge event application.

Attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors will enjoy enhanced networking and meeting scheduling capabilities thanks to our powerful AI-driven app – amplify your business opportunities onsite next March!

Learn more about the SATELLITE Mobile App.

Networking Events at SATELLITE 2024

SATELLITE Welcome Reception – Desert on Ice | Sponsored by
Monday, March 18 | 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom C
Join us for drinks and small bites to kick off SATELLITE 2024 at the largest annual gathering for the satellite industry! Open to all SATELLITE attendees.

MSUA Mobility Satellite Innovation Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, March 19
| 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Room 207B
$300 Members, $500 non-members (Add-on ticket with your SATELLITE registration)
Join the industry’s satellite mobile solutions leaders as MSUA celebrates cutting-edge satellite mobile innovations and market development achievements. MSUA will soon announce its keynote speaker and 2024 award categories. Visit to learn more. Doors open at 11:45 am. Join us for early networking!

WTA Teleport Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, March 19
| 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
$60 (Add-on ticket with your SATELLITE registration)
Since 1995, WTA has presented annual awards to companies and individuals who have dramatically demonstrated excellence in the field of teleport operations, development, and technology. Celebrate the winners and network with colleagues during the Awards Luncheon.

Happy Hour @ Rocket Bar | 714 Seventh Street NW (between G and H), Washington, DC, 20001
Tuesday, March 19, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Join us at Rocket Bar, a downstairs bar with billiards, darts, shuffleboard, and arcade games, on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 PM. Happy Hour is until 8:00 PM. Come down and connect with fellow attendees and make new connections!

Via Satellite Awards Luncheon
Wednesday, March 20
Join us for this special luncheon presentation as we announce the winners of the 8th Annual Startup Space competition, as well as the winners of Via Satellite‘s prestigious “Satellite Executive of the Year” and “Satellite Technology of the Year.” Included with all conference passes; tickets can be purchased in registration.

Secret Meetup @ The Mirror | 1413 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005 (Head down the outside stairwell)
Wednesday, March 20, 7:30 PM
After you finish up your Wednesday at the Convention Center and grab a bite to eat, go through a secret passage and grab a drink at The Mirror, a hidden speakeasy located three blocks from the White House. Sit back, relax, and chat with your fellow attendees in this underground, secret location before SATELLITE wraps up!

Stay tuned for more event announcements!