Gigabit Internet to the desktop and to the home is about to hit the Triangle. Are you ready to cash in for your business -and for your own entertainment? Have questions? Need answers?

Then you need to attend WRAL TechWire’s “Fiber Transforms the Triangle” conference at SAS on Oct. 13.

Here are 10 reasons why tech and business execs from startups to public companies, government, non-profits and education should attend:

1. You’ve heard the hype. Get the facts. What’s in this utrafast network world for me and my company? See the future.

2. The North Carolina Next Generation Network begins arriving this fall. When and where is it coming?

3. What are the specific services and products that are available from gigabit Internet?

4. Who are the providers and how can they help me? Meet them in person.

5. How can these services and providers help my business and my customers connect, sell, develop products and collaborate?

6. Meet with industry players that you otherwise might not encounter, such as senior executives from AT&T, Frontier Communications, MCNC and SAS.

7. Network with other startups such as Axial that see gigabit Internet as a chance to grow.

8. Meet potential investors such as Steve Vanderwoude, an active angel player already in the Triangle and a veteran telecommunications executive, and representatives of Capitol Broadcasting.

9. How is gigabit Internet already transforming the economy of one entire city (Wilson) and what are the implications for Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill and Raleigh?

10. Meet keynote speaker and broadband visionary Blair Levin, formerly a top official at the FCC, who helped create the nation’s broadband strategy. Where are networks going next – and how can you benefit?

Don’t miss your chance to learn and network about the next big thing. Register to attend today.