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.  

We will also be hosting several shorter informational seminars and more indepth trainings during this event.  In addition, we have several partner organizations conducting trainings in association with our Tech Showcase.  Below is a list of partner trainings being hosted that week in conjunction with ATA's Tech Showcase.  


Attendees

We invite you to join us and learn what's new in the industry.  Exhibitors are ready to share the latest technology innovations that can help you move your business forward.  Attendance to the Tech Showcase exhibit hall is free.  Pre-register online to receive a complimentary lunch on Wednesday, Oct 25th at noon, beverage tickets for the welcome reception Wednesday evening (4pm - 6pm) and entry into drawings for fun tech gadgets.  Walk-in attendees are always welcome.  We look forward to seeing you!

Wednesday, October 25th:  Exhibit Hall open - 9:00am - 4:00pm (box lunch included)
Wednesday, October 25th:  Welcome Reception - 4:00pm - 6:00pm (open to everyone)
Thursday, October 26th:  Exhibit Hall open - 8:00am - 12:00pm


Current Exhibitors

  • AFL Global
  • ADTRAN
  • Alaska Directional, LLC
  • Alaska Relay
  • American Power Systems, LLC
  • Aviat Networks
  • Calix
  • Channell Commercial
  • CHR Solutions
  • Ciena
  • Clearfield
  • CommSoft
  • Communications Data Group (CDG)
  • Condux International
  • Cordell, Inc.
  • Core Telecom Systems
  • Corning
  • Data Comm for Business (DCB)
  • Engineered Equipment / Exide Technology
  • Eupen Cable, USA
  • Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Genuine Cable Group
  • Graybar
  • Innovative Systems
  • KGPCo
  • Mapcom Systems
  • Marsh Creek, LLC
  • Meridian Management
  • Metaswitch
  • Michels
  • Microcom
  • Mid-America Computer Corporation (MACC)
  • NEC Corporation of America
  • NeoNova
  • New Horizons Telecom, Inc. (NHTI)
  • NW Technology Sales LLC
  • OFS Optics
  • Pelusa
  • PICS Telecom
  • Positron Access Solutions
  • Power & Tel Supply
  • Preformed Line Products
  • ProLabs
  • Pupco
  • REDCOM
  • Rep Com International
  • S&S Solutions, LLC
  • SIAE Microelettronica
  • Superior Essex
  • TESSCO Technologies
  • TouchTone Communications
  • Vantage Point
  • VeEX
  • Vermeer Alaska
  • Walker and Associates
  • Zyxel Communications
  • .......and more!

Tech Showcase Sponsors

Thank you to the many sponsors of the 2017 Tech Showcase.  Your generous support allows Alaska Telephone Association to continue to share current industry information, build coalitions and advocate on behalf of industry in Alaska.  Thank you!

2017 Tech Showcase Gold Sponsor

 
 

2017 Tech Showcase Silver Sponsors

2017 Tech Showcase Bronze Sponsors

 
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Tech Showcase WiFi Sponsor                       Tech Showcase Yapp App Sponsor

 
 
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Trainings

Several organizations have partnered with ATA to provide a wide range of training opportunities throughout the week.  Below is a list of our partners and the trainings they are hosting.  Please contact the individual organizations for additional information on the specific trainings.  If your company is interested in hosting a technical or certificate training, please contact Shari at showalter@alaskatel.org or at (907) 563-4000.

AECA - CABS Training:  Monday, October 23th, 8am - Noon
Contact:  Keegan Bernier at kbernier@acsalaska.net

Moss Adams - Regulatory Update:  Monday, October 23rd, 1pm - 5pm
Online Registration Available
Contact:  Camille Christiansen at camille.christiansen@mossadams.com 

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 (additional seminar information is below)

Zyxel Communications - Zyxel Gateway Workshop:  Wednesday, October 25th, 9am - 3pm
Contact:  Patrick Moreno at patrickm@zyxel.com  (Registration is on the ATA Tech Showcase registration form)

Cambium Networks - PTP, PMP & IIoT Wireless Solutions:  Thursday, October 26th, 9am - 11am
Contact:  Denise LaCoursiere at denise.lacoursiere@cambiumnetworks.com  (Registration is on the ATA Tech Showcase registration form)

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. 


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 is now available.  Come on by and find out what's new in industry.


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.  


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.   You can view the floor plan and consider your desired booth placement.  Registration is now open through the blue button below.  We encourage you to register early to take advantage of sponsorship opportunities and select booth placement.

Schedule

Tuesday, October 24th:  Exhibitor set up - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday, October 24th:  Associate Member Meeting - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Wednesday, October 25th:  Exhibit Hall open - 9:00am - 4:00pm (box lunch included)
Wednesday, October 25th:  Welcome Reception - 4:00pm - 6:00pm (open to everyone)
Thursday, October 26th:  Exhibit Hall open - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday, October 26th:  Exhibitor pack up/strike:  12:00pm - 1:00pm


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.  

View all the sponsorship opportunities for Tech Showcase.  Sponsors will receive preferential booth placement as part of every benefit package.  Exhibitors can sign up for a sponsorship through the registration process.

 If you have questions or specific sponsorship ideas, 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.