Metro Connect Europe: Overview

Metro Connect Europe 2019

The only c-level meeting for metro fibre network leaders to advance Europe’s communications infrastructure industry

17-18 September 2019, The Hilton Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands


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50+ Companies

80% Director-Level and Above

30+ Speakers


Metro Connect Europe is the only annual meeting for leaders of the communications infrastructure industry and enables high-end networking between C-level executives representing metro service providers, private equity firms, venture capitalists, carriers, IXPs, data centres, and consultants. With growing build-out of metro fibre networks and further consolidation of national fibre expected over the coming years, this will be a pivotal meeting for the entire European metro community to help drive the next era of connectivity nationally and across borders.


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What's happening at Metro Connect Europe 2019?

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A C-level Programme

Led by recognised C-level figures from the entire European metro & fibre community, the conference will offer strategic insights on future M&A, consolidation & convergence plans, future fibre deployments, 5G developments, Europe’s regulatory environment, investment opportunities, and deliverables for cloud and IoT. 

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Formal and Informal Meetings

Metro Connect Europe is where deals are done. With the who's who of the fibre network & metro industry and the most prominent global investors in attendance, this is the only event where you can directly access the entire C-suite audience. With private meeting rooms, an exhibition and several breakfast, coffee & lunch networking receptions, you won't be short of finding opportunities to arrange formal or informal meetings with existing clients or new business partners.

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Evening Reception

Unwind over a glass of wine & canapés after a day of back-to-back meetings at the official Metro Connect Europe 2019 Drinks Reception.

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Dedicated Discussions for Investors, Regulators, Fibre Network Operators and Data Centres

From AMP Capital, Antin Infrastructure Partners, Digital Colony Partners and Stonepeak Partners leading the investors panel discussion, to ACM, AGCOM, ECTA and the European Commission addressing how regulators will drive fibre investment, to CityFibre, euNetworks, Eurofiber and Relined Fiber Network discussing the next phase of fibre deployment, and Deutsche Telekom, Interxion & Retelit outlining the roadmap for cloud & data centres; this is the only forum where you can take home crucial information on where long-term investment strategies lie and what the drivers are behind fibre growth.

Interview with Fritzsche

Watch Europe’s growing data centres to see where metro fibre will flourish next, says Fritzsche

Jennifer Fritzsche of Wells Fargo thinks that the metro fibre market in Europe is behind the US, but growth in data centres is pushing it forward. 

Read the article on Capacity Media

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