Nomination period open for the Class of 2021

55th Annual Induction Planned In Collaboration SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo®

New York, NY — The Cable TV Pioneers is now accepting nominations for the Class of 2021. The nomination application is available online at The application period will end April 30, 2021.

Cable Pioneers who are members for three years may nominate men and women who have a minimum of 20 years industry experience; have demonstrated outstanding leadership; and have contributed to the growth of the industry and their communities.

The Pioneers are developing plans along with the SCTE to conduct the 55th Annual Induction Ceremony on Monday, October 11, 2021, the night before the opening of the SCTE•ISBE Cable Tec Expo. The SCTE event will  be held at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, October 12 – October 14, 2021. “While we were pleased and delighted to partner with C-SPAN to televise and stream the Class of 2020, induction, we’re looking forward to resuming our live presentation of the new Class of Pioneers,” stated Pioneer chair, Dave Fellows.

Details of the upcoming event will be formalized and announced during 2nd quarter and sponsorships will be posted soon at, or by contacting Louise Richardson at

The live event will follow Covid-19 guidelines.

To nominate a colleague or become a member:

About the Cable TV Pioneers
The Cable TV Pioneers was founded in 1966 during the NCTA Convention in Miami, Fl. The original group of 21 entrepreneurs has grown to more than 700 men and women over the past 50 years. Photos, articles and video of the 53nd Anniversary celebration, previous banquets, as well as member rosters, are available at the site


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

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