SCTE® Seeks Nominations for Industry Awards to be Presented in Person at SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo® 2023

Deadline for Nominations for Cable Honorees in Eight Categories is July 1

EXTON, Pa., May 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To recognize excellence in the cable industry and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of its members, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE®), a subsidiary of CableLabs®, today announced a call for nominations for industry honors in eight categories that will be presented in person at the SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo®, this fall in Denver, CO.

This year, to celebrate a milestone four decades of connections, collaboration and innovation at Expo, the awards will be presented on Wednesday evening, October 18, 2023, starting at 6:00pm MT at the SCTE Awards and 40th Anniversary of Expo Celebration.

“Every year we look forward to recognizing remarkable individuals who are providing technical leadership and innovation to advance our industry’s connectivity,” said Robin Fenton, SCTE Vice President of Membership and Learning Operations, “but this year the spotlight will shine even brighter as we celebrate 40 years of Expo and the excellent work that is being done throughout the cable telecommunications industry.”

SCTE is accepting nominations to recognize distinguished individuals in the following eight categories:

  • Excellence in Learning & Development Award - Recognizes the achievements of learning and development professionals within the cable telecommunications community.
  • Excellence in Standards Award - Honors a SCTE Standards program participant who has significantly contributed to both the technical standards program and the spirit of cooperation necessary for the success of voluntary standards.
  • International Engineering Professional Award - Highlights outstanding technical achievements made by an engineering professional living outside of the United States.
  • Member of the Year Award - Recognizes the member who has made the most significant contributions to the Society during the past year.
  • Wilt J. Hildenbrand Jr. Award - Recognizes an industry star who is 40-years-old or younger and making significant contributions in the cable industry.
  • Hall of Fame - Permanently recognizes active SCTE members who have made extraordinary contributions to the Society and industry.
  • Senior Member - Honors members who have demonstrated technical competence, participated in the Society and industry affairs, attained a degree of seniority and maintained a high level of professionalism.
  • Women in Technology Award - Made possible through a joint effort of The WICT Network, SCTE and Cablefax, the annual Women in Technology Award acknowledges the achievements of one woman who has contributed to the advancement of technology in the cable and media industry and demonstrated outstanding personal and professional growth.

Additional details and online nomination forms for each award are linked above. The nomination deadline for all eight awards is July 1, 2023. Attendee and exhibitor registration for Expo 2023 will open on June 22, 2023.

About SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo®
Celebrating 40 years of bringing industry professionals together to connect, collaborate and innovate, SCTE® Cable-Tec Expo® is the preeminent venue for thought leadership, engineering innovation and dealmaking within the broadband telecommunications industry. The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), a subsidiary of CableLabs, will be hosting Expo 2023 in Denver, Colorado, October 16-19. Chaired by Tom M. Rutledge, executive chairman of Charter Communications, and Tony Staffieri, CEO of Rogers Communications, "EXPOnential" will assemble industry leaders from around the globe and showcase the most compelling technologies that are building the future of cable telecommunications. More information at

About SCTE®, a subsidiary of CableLabs® 
SCTE is shaping the future of connectivity. Through technological leadership and innovation, SCTE has served as the applied science leader for the cable telecommunications industry for more than five decades. As a not-for-profit member organization, SCTE moves member companies forward through continuous training for the workforce of tomorrow and by putting leaders into the conversations that matter. SCTE is the force behind the annual SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, the largest cable telecommunications and technology tradeshow in the Americas. Learn more at

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