Wholesale ISP Forum

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for ISPs in Alberta to discover Bell's Wholesale business offerings, ask questions, and learn about exciting business growth opportunities in Alberta.

Join us as we begin the forum with lunch, followed by informative and engaging sessions with esteemed speakers. The event will wrap up with cocktails and networking.

Event Details:

  • Date: October 3, 2019
  • Time: 11:30 - 6:30
  • Location: Cochrane Ranchehouse
  • Address: 101 Ranchehouse Rd, Cochrane, AB


Registration: Attendees Must RSVP

Registration has now closed. Any questions? Please email events@axia.com.


* Subject to Changes *

  • 11:30 AM – Registration & Lunch
  • 1:00 PM – Welcome & Bell Wholesale, SuperNet 2.0 Presentations
  • 2:15 PM – Keynote Presentation with Michael J. Martin
  • 3:45 PM – Moderated Panel Discussion
  • 4:30 PM – Cocktail Reception & Networking
  • 6:15 PM – Event Wrap Up
All times MST

Meet our Keynote Speaker: Michael J. Martin, MA, MBA, MEd, SCPM, PMP

Michael Martin is a Senior Executive Consultant for business and technology for telecommunications application and networks focused on narrowband and broadband RF systems and video and audio systems. He works on complex RF systems and corporate strategy concerning advanced systems for machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) communication networks.  Michael’s work involves technologies such as 5G, 4G, LTE-M1, NB-IoT, LoRaWAN, microwave, satellite, wireless, optical fibre, two-way radio, coaxial cabling as well as video, audio, and CCTV communications.

For the past ten years, he has provided business and technical guidance on broadcasting and media, factory automation and robotics, autonomous mining, smart city, traffic, transit, digital signage, asset management, mobility, smart meter and smart grid projects. He is a dedicated life-long learner currently holding three master’s degrees in education, business, and communications, as well as three diplomas and five certificates in a variety of subjects focused on communication and media technologies.

He has presented at over 175 conferences and authored numerous articles, two book chapters, and several business and technical white papers.


Location: Cochrane, Alberta

The town is located 18 km west of the Calgary city limits along Highway 1A. Cochrane is one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada, and with a population of 29,277 in 2019, it is one of the largest towns in Alberta. Learn more here.


Venue: The Cochrane RancheHouse

Rich in history, heritage and an unrelenting passion for the western way of life, this venue is nestled along the rolling Alberta foothills and crests the pristine Bow River. With Rocky Mountain views, it is a sought-after escape from the every day where Bell and Axia welcome you to learn, discover, and enjoy as we connect over exciting growth opportunities for your business.

Address: 101 Ranchehouse Rd, Cochrane, AB T4C 2K8


Transportation: Complimentary Shuttle

Shuttle buses will be arranged to transport attendees to and from both Calgary and Cochrane hotel options, based on need. the shuttle is available to you regardless of where you will be staying.

To secure your spot, you must indicate on your registration if you would like to use this transportation option.
If you have already registered, but need to update your transportation preferences, please visit this page (www.AxiaFibreNet.com/2019-ISP-Forum-Shuttle) and submit the form to let us know if you would like to take the shuttle.

Shuttle Pickup and Dropoff Details

Shuttle to Event:

  • Pickup Spot #1 is at 10:00 am at the Calgary Westin Hotel (320 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB)
  • Pickup Spot #2 is at 11:00 am at the Cochrane Ramada Hotel (10 Westside Dr, Cochrane, AB)
  • Dropoff is at 11:30 am at the Cochrane RancheHouse (101 Ranchehouse Rd, Cochrane, AB).


Shuttle from Event:

  • Pickup Spot is at 6:15 pm at the Cochrane RancheHouse (101 Ranchehouse Rd, Cochrane, AB)
  • Dropoff Spot #1 is at 6:45 pm the Cochrane Ramada Hotel (10 Westside Dr, Cochrane, AB)
  • Dropoff Spot #2 is at 7:45 pm the Calgary Westin Hotel (320 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB).

* Shuttle times are subject to slight changes *


Accommodation: Special Pricing

The following hotels have been arranged with special pricing. Hotel option at your own expense.

  • The Calgary Westin by Marriott
    320 4 Avenue SW
    Calgary, Alberta
    To book: To book a reservation with the special group rate, of $239.00 per night, please email Christie Donaghue, at Christie.Donaghue@westin.com or call (403) 508 - 5226, and give the event name: Bell Wholesale ISP Forum.


  • Ramada by Wyndham Cochrane
    10 Westside Drive
    Cochrane, Alberta
    To book: Please call (403) 932 - 6355, and name Bell, for our special rate of $134.00 - $145.00 per night.


Contact Us

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at events@axia.com.




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