That's not an easy thing to figure out. The most recent IRS filings for each organization are for 2004, so they really only give us a picture of what each group was doing while still combined and running Supercomm.
Here's that info:
Table 1: From the Filings...
2004 Revenue from Supercomm & Other Conferences
2004 Contributions of Note
United States Telecom Association (USTelecom)
$10,000 to the Ted Stevens Foundation -- an organization established to ''assist in educating and informing the public about the career of Senator Ted Stevens."
Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA)
None listed. Damn it.
Sources: The IRS, The Boston Globe, A Series of Tubes
It's hard to say if the 2004 revenues are a sign of how each organization is performing now. But I do hope that we've at least learned a little more about Ted "Bridge to Nowhere" Stevens as the years have passed.
re: Tradeshow Tales If USTA did donate $10,000 to Ted Stevens, you'd think he'd at least have a better idea of how the Internet actually works. Did you see him talk about Net Neutrality on the Daily Show about a week ago? It was hilarious. He called the Internet "a series of tubes."
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