Smart City Networks Awarded Multi-Year Telecommunications Contract with Tampa Convention Center

LAS VEGAS – Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks, announced the company has been awarded an exclusive two-year contract with the Tampa Convention Center (TCC) in Tampa, Fla. Smart City Networks, the nation’s leading communications provider to convention centers and hospitality venues, will provide comprehensive telecommunications and Internet services for the venue’s international repertoire of events and trade shows.

Under the guidance of industry veteran Mitchell Hughes, Smart City will employ a team of dedicated telecommunications professionals at the TCC to aide in the delivery of the highest-quality telecommunications services, delivering on the company’s goal of providing technologies that make destinations smarter places to visit, work, live, and play.

“We are excited to provide the Tampa Convention Center with the technology needed to take their events to the next level,” said Haley. “We are committed to working closely with the TCC, ensuring that their guests receive the best in Internet and telecommunication services from our highly-experienced top-of-the-line team.”

The TCC opened in 1990, and has since been home to a variety of events. The 600,000 square-foot, four-floor facility hosts more than 300 events per year, including the GEOINT Symposium, the nation’s largest annual intelligence event, and METROCON, Florida’s largest anime convention. The venue also received national attention when it served as the media center for the 2012 Republican National Convention.

About Smart City Networks

Founded over 30 years ago, Smart City Networks is the nation's largest provider of event telecommunications and technology in the convention industry. Smart City Networks can provide wired and wireless Internet services, phone services and digital signage solutions at convention centers and meeting facilities of any size. Smart City Networks designs, installs and maintains data, voice, electrical and utility platforms, coupled with voice, video and data network engineering, security and monitoring. Providing technology services to over 3,000 conventions and meetings annually, Smart City Networks currently serves more than 35 convention and meeting facilities across the U.S., totaling over 17 million square feet of exhibit space. For more information about Smart City Networks, please call 702-943-6000 or visit