National Show Adds Speakers, B-52’s


The National Cable & Telecommunications Association added speaking and musical talent to the 2006 National Show.

New general-session speakers at the trade group’s confab -- to be held April 9-11 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta -- include: Glenn Britt, chairman and CEO, Time Warner Cable; Steve Burke, chief operating officer, Comcast Corp.; John Chambers, CEO, Cisco Systems Inc.; Anne Sweeney, co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney-ABC Television Group; Ralph Roberts, chairman, Comcast; Tom Rutledge, COO, Cablevision Systems Corp.; and David Zaslav, president, NBC Universal Cable.

They join previously announced speakers Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO, Comcast; Richard Parsons, chairman and CEO, Time Warner Inc.; Gary Forsee, CEO, Sprint Nextel Corp.; David Edmondson, CEO, RadioShack Corp.; and Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference and Blink.

The NCTA also announced that the 2006 National Show Party, sponsored by Motorola Inc., will be held at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta and will feature The B-52's.