Insight’s Michael Willner and Cablevision’s Sheila Mahony will be honored with ’04 NCTA Vanguards at National. Also to be feted: Cox’s Dallas Clement, C-SPAN’s Susan Swain and Rob Kennedy, YAS Broadband’s Rouzbeh Yassini, HBO’s Rob Zitter, Comcast’s Ann Montgomery, Time Warner Cable’s Jennifer Mooney and Cox’s Joe Rooney. — More than 50 execs are on board for NAMIC’s 1st "Creative Summit," Apr 15-16 in Beverly Hills. The 10th annual Vision Awards follows. — We thought we’d cornered the market on witty headlines. Not so. National’s preliminary program boasts panels like "Shed No Tier for the Cable Thief," "Cable in the Cashroom: Cable CFOs," "A Blurry Morning Eye for the Programming Guy," "Bit o’ Money: VoIP, Cable’s Sweetest New Fiber-Rich Offering," "Envisioning Provisioning and Other Tongue Twisters," "Spend the Night…after Night…after Night: Embracing Customer Loyalty" and our favorite: "Are You Decent? Educating Customers About Cable’s Family Viewing Resources."

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Isos Acquisition , led by former WWE co-presidents Michelle Wilson and George Barrios , filed with the SEC to raise up to $200 million in an IPO. The blank check company intends to focus on acquisitions in the

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