2017 Tech Showcase

October 25 - 26, 2017

Hilton Anchorage Hotel

500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, AK  99501

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Tech Showcase and Alaska Telecom Week!

ATA's annual Tech Showcase is a trade show sponsored by ATA Associate Members. Telecommunication industry vendors will be exhibiting on Wednesday, October 25th (9am - 4pm) and Thursday, October 26th (8am - noon) at the Hilton Anchorage Hotel. A welcome reception on Wednesday, October 25th from 4pm - 6pm is open to everyone.  A full schedule will be shared later this year.

We will also be hosting several informational seminars and certificate trainings during this event. In addition, we have several other organizations conducting trainings in association with our Tech Showcase. Below are a few of the trainings being hosted that week in conjunction with ATA's Tech Showcase.  More information on additional trainings will be available as details are finalized.


Trainings

AECA - CABS Training:  Monday, October 23th, 8am - Noon

Contact:  Keegan Bernier at kbernier@acsalaska.net

GVNW Consulting - Telecom Policy Training:  Tuesday, October 24th, 8am - 5pm
Contact: Dave Lashua at dlashua@gvnw.com

ATA Tech Showcase Informational Seminars:  Wednesday, October 25th, 9am - 4pm and Thursday, October 26th, 8am - Noon.  
Contact:  Shari Showalter at showalter@alaskatel.org

NECA Trainings:  Thursday and Friday, October 26th and 27th
Different trainings are being offered.  For more information, please visit www.neca.org
Contact:  Tom Seidl at thseidl@neca.org or Nancy Turnbo at nturnbo@neca.org

We are excited to have all these organizations join us during this week. 


Exhibitors

Exhibit booths are 8ft deep x 10ft wide fabric display booths with a 6ft draped table, 2 chairs and basic electricity (phone/laptop). Additional amenities and services are available through our show services contractor. Booth space is limited and we encourage you to register early.  Tech Showcase sponsors receive preferential booth placement.  Booths will be then be assigned based on registration date and time tag.   Exhibitor registration will be available online in summer 2017. 


Informational Seminars

Throughout the two day Exhibitor Showcase on Wednesday and Thursday, October 25 & 26, vendors will be hosting 45 minute informational seminars on a variety of topics. These are free to all attendees.  A seminar schedule will be shared closer to the event.  Please consider joining us in some interesting sessions. 


Technical and Certifiate Trainings

ATA is seeking companies interested in hosting technical and certificate trainings during Tech Showcase.  If your company has customers in Alaska that would benefit from training, please contact Shari at 907-563-4000.


Lodging Information

ATA has contracted with the Hilton Anchorage Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska for guest rooms.  Room reservations are available under the Alaska Telephone Association room block.  Guests can reserve rooms between the dates of October 20, 2017 - October 30, 2017 by visiting the ATA reservations website or by calling the Hilton Anchorage at 907-265-7163 and using the group code ATA17.  Reservations must be made by Friday, October 6, 2017 to take advantage of the group rate pricing.  Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid being charged 1 night's room and taxes.  


Tech Showcase Sponsorship Information

Alaska Telephone Association (ATA) is your advocacy organization supporting telecommunications in Alaska. ATA's Technology Showcase is a great forum to network with companies in Alaska's telecom industry. Your sponsorship of this event allows ATA to continue providing opportunities for Alaskan carriers and suppliers to connect. Please consider a sponsorship for the upcoming 2017 Tech Showcase.  Sponsors will receive preferred booth placement.  More information on specific sponsorship opportunities will be available later in 2017. If you have questions or suggestions, contact Shari at (907) 563-4000 or at showalter@alaskatel.org. Thank you for your support!

 

More information will be posted as it becomes available.  If you have additional questions, please contact Shari Showalter at showalter@alaskatel.org or by phone at 907-563-4000.