Frequently Asked Questions

Who are Avren Events?

Avren Events, part of Clarion Events Limited is known for its in-depth, expertly researched series of conferences and exhibitions in the telecoms sector, having held global summits around topics including Small Cells, Carrier Wi-Fi, Backhaul, ITSF, HetNets, RAN, LPWA and IoT since 2007. Over 3,500 of the most influential senior managers from across the mobile access ecosystem attend Avren Events every year.

Avren Events is part of Clarion Events, a global business-to-business event organiser with over 650 staff in offices in the UK, Netherlands, Germany, United States, South Africa, Brazil, UAE and Singapore, Avren Events has over 80 years of in-house expertise at a high level in the wireless business and is able to construct unrivalled programmes of speakers and topics that get to the very heart of the issues facing operators, manufacturers, regulators and consumers.

Do you still run the Small Cells World Series?

We do! But under a new name. Previously the Small Cells World Series and Carrier Wi-Fi World Series, the events and agendas have been merged to create SCWS World Series. This new positioning enables us to encompass the entire ecosystem of Small Cells, Wi-Fi, DAS and related technologies and service a wider range of market players.

Run in exclusive partnership with the Small Cell Forum, the SCWS series celebrates its 12th year in 2018.

Who do you work with?

The SCWS series is organized in partnership with the Small Cell Forum, and endorsed by associations including the Wi-Fi Alliance, 3GPP, ETSI, GSMA, Wimax Forum, HTNG, ATIS and the Competitive Carriers Association. The RAN (Radio Access Network) series of events is endorsed by industry associations including the above, and also 5GPPP, AISG, Telecom Council of Silicon Valley and NGMN. LPWA was founded with the support of LoRa Alliance, Weightless SIG, GSMA Mobile IoT, 3GPP and the Wireless IoT Forum. All our event programs are compiled in consultation with industry analysts, consultants, global and regional mobile operators, ISPs, MSOs, technology end-users from enterprise and government, and telecoms/technology vendors from all levels of the supply chain.

How can I attend an Avren event?

If you complete the contact form on this site, advising which event/market you're interested in, a member of the Avren team will be in touch to point you in the right direction. The latest list of our upcoming events is here.

How can I present a case study at an Avren event?

Get in touch with our Head of Content Georgie Mailer-Howat on with your proposed topic, and she will discuss how you can be best placed on a conference agenda.

How can I present a service or solution at an Avren event?

Get in touch with Avren's Commercial Director Andy Falconer on or +44 (0)20 7384 7918 to discuss what you look to achieve from event participation, to ensure that our events can offer you the best opportunity to meet your business objectives.

How can I demo a product or service at an Avren event?

Either contact Andy Falconer via the above methods, or complete the contact form, letting us know about your services so that an appropriate team member can propose the best way to demo to your target audience on site.

How can I exhibit at an Avren event?

Either contact Andy Falconer via the above methods, or complete the contact form, letting us know who you would like to meet on your stand.

Can I get involved in online events, and digital marketing activities?

Get in touch with Avren's Marketing Manager Andrew Cleary on or +44 (0)20 7384 7928 to discuss webinar participation, event partnerships (media, association, research), applying for a press pass on site, and engaging with our social followers (3k+ Twitter followers and 2.5k+ LinkedIn group members).

Can I be added to your mailing list?

Get in touch with our customer services team on, letting them know your areas of interest so that we can add you to the appropriate mailing lists.

Can I be removed from your mailing list?

You can either click the unsubscribe link that appears at the bottom of our email broadcasts, or get in touch with customer services on, who will ensure that you no longer receive communications from the Avren Events team.