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FBA Award Luncheon

Monday, July 29th | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

NEW FOR 2024!

The Fiber Broadband Association is pleased to host the 1st Annual FBA Awards Luncheon at Fiber Connect 2024. This event recognizes the best and the brightest in our industry and shines a spotlight on the great work being done at the company, community, and individual levels. This event includes traditional FBA Awards, as well as the new Fiber Forward AMPLIFY Awards, a nomination-based award program that is open to all FBA members.

Click HERE to submit a Fiber Forward AMPLIFY Awards nomination.
Click HERE to submit a Star, Photon, or Gene Scott Education Award nomination.

Tickets are required to attend. The first 80 Network Operators can pick up their complimentary ticket on Monday, July 29th during the open registration hours. Non-Network Operator attendees may purchase individual tickets at $125 or a table of eight at the rate of $90 during the registration process. 

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please get in touch with Lucy Green at


Fiber Broadband Association Awards

Click HERE for a downloadable FBA Award Details PDF 


The Star Award recognizes a person, community, or company that has gone above and beyond what is expected in the advancement of fiber to the home. Click HERE to submit a Star Award nomination.

The Photon Award recognizes a Fiber Broadband Association member who, through their volunteer contribution, has demonstrated a high level of dedication to the organization and contribution to the industry. Click HERE to submit a Photon Award nomination.

Gene Scott Award
The Gene Scott Education Award recognizes a person, community, or institution that has provided significant impact on the advancement of education in the fiber industry. Click HERE to submit a Gene Scott Education Award nomination.

All Fiber Network Providers
The accreditation is given to Fiber Broadband Association members who demonstrate a high-level of strategic commitment to all fiber deployment by ensuring 90% or more of their networks rely on fiber optic infrastructure. Click HERE for more info on how to apply.

Fiber Forward AMPLIFY Awards

The Fiber Broadband Association’s Fiber Forward AMPLIFY Awards recognize the individuals, companies and innovations that have demonstrated the ability to boost the strength of those around them, providing the needed amplification required to move fiber broadband forward. These awards recognize contributions of individuals and companies in the following categories:

Click HERE to submit a Fiber Forward AMPLIFY Awards nomination.

Individual Category

Company Category


Nominations submitted for each category, person, or company, must be part of an FBA member company. Nominations are now open and will close May 15th. Finalists will be announced June 14. Award recipients will be announced at Fiber Connect 2024, on July 29, at the Awards Luncheon.

For information about membership, please contact Jennifer Vassil at

Additional Industry Awards

Lightwave FTTxcellence Award
Cablefax Award(s)