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for the week ending March 17, 2017

Register Today for St. Louis Seminar, Ball Game & Lodging: The 2017 edition of the MTIA Business Strategy Seminar returns to the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark April 17 and 18. Members are invited to attend a great evening of baseball on Monday at the Bank of America Club at Busch Stadium to watch […]

for the week ending March 10, 2017

Member Survey Coming  Soon:  In our ongoing effort to serve the ever-changing needs of our members, MTIA is seeking the opinions of telecommunications professionals like you.  Next week, you will receive an email from our partner on this project, Lohman Hills Creative, LLC, inviting you to participate in a short but critical survey.  Your feedback […]

for the week ending March 3, 2017

MTIA Business Seminar Set for April:   The 2017 edition of the MTIA Business Strategy Seminar returns to the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark April 17 and 18. Members are invited to attend a great evening of baseball on Monday at the Bank of America Club at Busch Stadium to watch the St. Louis Cardinals […]

for the week ending February 24, 2017

Show- Me Conference Features Training , Technology :  The 2017 edition of the MTIA Show- Me Expo returns to Columbia’s Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center March 22 and 23.  The annual mini trade show and training event is designed specifically for the industry’s outside plant and craft employees.  The event will feature exhibits of […]

for the week ending February 17, 2017

RFP for MATSS Presentations Announced:   MTIA member companies  are encouraged to submit a brief outline of a proposed presentation (maximum of 45 minutes) appropriate for one of the breakout sessions for our 2017 MATSS  regional trade show and conference set for October 16-18 at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Our telecom members […]

for the week ending February 3, 2017

Senate Reviews Telecom Tax Exemption:  The Senate Ways & Means Committee Tuesday reviewed  legislation that would reaffirm the manufacturing sales tax exemption granted on telecommunications equipment that was recently called into question by a Missouri Supreme Court ruling.  The court’s April  2016 decision in the case of IBM Corporation v. Director of Revenue, said that […]

for the week ending January 27, 2017

Show- Me Set for March:  The 2017 edition of the MTIA Show- Me Expo returns to Columbia’s Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center March 22 and 23.  The annual mini trade show and training event is designed specifically for the industry’s outside plant and craft employees.  The event will feature exhibits of the latest in […]

for the week ending January 20, 2017

Governor Sets Legislative Agenda:  Governor Eric Greitens outlined his pro-business legislative agenda to a joint meeting of the Missouri House and Senate Tuesday evening, focusing on a list of core Republican-backed initiatives that are predicted to move quickly to his desk.  Greitens underscored his support for ethics reform in government, including an expanded cooling-off period […]

for the week ending January 13, 2017

Industry Issues Added to Session Agenda: As the second week of the legislative session comes to a close, several bills of industry interest are already among the more than 900 measures introduced so far.  Most are ideas considered in previous years that did not make it across the finish line.  A perennial effort to approve […]

for the week ending January 6, 2017

Lawmakers Open 2017 Session:  The First Regular Session of the 99th Missouri General Assembly opened at noon Wednesday, kicking off a year predicted to be dominated by a fast-tracked, pro-business agenda in the House and Senate.  Republican super-majorities in both chambers, plus a new Republican governor to be sworn in on Monday, will guarantee action […]