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2018 Tech Showcase 

October 24 - 25, 2018

Hilton Anchorage Hotel
500 West 3rd Ave, Anchorage, Alaska

ATA's annual Tech Showcase is a trade show sponsored by ATA Associate Members.  Telecommunication industry vendors will be exhibiting on Wednesday, October 24th (9am - 4pm) and Thursday, October 25th (8am - noon) at the Hilton Anchorage Hotel. A welcome reception on Wednesday, October 24th from 4pm - 6pm is open to everyone.  Several free technical seminars will be offered to attendees over the course of the two days. 

In addition to the two-day Tech Showcase mentioned above, several partner organizations will be conducting more indepth trainings throughout the week.  You'll find more information below on the various trainings being held in conjunction with ATA's Tech Showcase.  


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Educational Trainings and Technical Seminars

Several organizations have partnered with ATA to provide a wide range of training opportunities throughout the week.  Below is a current 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 an educational or certificate training, please contact Shari at showalter@alaskatel.org or at (907) 563-4000.

Educational Trainings

We are excited to have all the following organizations join us during this Telecom Week.  There are still openings available for additional training opportunities.  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 22th, 8am - Noon
Contact:  Keegan Bernier at kbernier@acsalaska.net

Moss Adams - Accounting and Regulatory Update:  Monday, October 22nd, 1pm - 5pm
Contact:  Nicolle Weaver at nicolle.weaver@mossadams.com 

GVNW Consulting - Telecom Policy Training:  Tuesday, October 23th, 8am - 5pm
Contact: Dave Lashua at dlashua@gvnw.com

ATA Tech Showcase Information Seminars:  Wednesday, October 24th, 9am - 4pm and Thursday, October 25th, 8am - Noon.  
Contact:  Shari Showalter at showalter@alaskatel.org (additional seminar information is below)

NECA Trainings:  Thursday and Friday, October 25th and 26th
Contact:  Tom Seidl at thseidl@neca.org 

Technical Seminars

Throughout the two-day Exhibitor Showcase on Wednesday and Thursday, October 24 & 25, vendors will be hosting 45 minute informational seminars on a variety of topics. These are free to all attendees.  Exhibitors can sign up for a seminar via the registration web page.  A seminar schedule will be available in early fall. 


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Exhibitors

All companies, whether ATA members or not, are welcome to exhibit at Tech Showcase.   Exhibit booths are 8ft x 10ft fabric display booths with a 6ft covered/skirted table, 2 chairs and electricity. Additional amenities and services are available through our show services contractor.  More information is provided on the registration page.  You can also register for a 45 minute technical seminar on the registration page.  Booth space is limited and we encourage you to register early.  An exhibit hall floor plan is available to view.  If you are interested in exhibiting at the Tech Showcase, registration can be completed online through the large blue button below.  

Tuesday, October 23 
Exhibitor Set-Up
12pm - 5pm  |  Alaska Ballroom

Associate Member Meeting
5pm - 6pm  |  Chart Room

 

Wednesday, October 24
Exhibit Hall Open (lunch included with registration)
9am - 4pm  |  Alaska Ballroom

Tech Showcase Reception
4pm - 6pm  |  Alaska Ballroom

Thursday, October 25
Exhibit Hall Open
8am - Noon  |  Alaska Ballroom

Exhibitor Strike/Move out
Noon - 2pm  |  Alaska Ballroom


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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-registration gets you expedited check-in, free beverage tickets to be used at the Wednesday evening reception and entrance into drawings for cool tech gadgets.  Walk-in attendance is always welcome, as well.  Registration will open in early fall.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Wednesday, October 24th:  Exhibit Hall open - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 24th:  Welcome Reception - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday, October 25th:  Exhibit Hall open - 8:00am - 12:00pm


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Lodging

ATA has contracted with the Hilton Anchorage Hotel, 500 West 3rd Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska for guest rooms.  Room reservations are available under the Alaska Telecom Association (ATA) room block.  Guests can reserve rooms by visiting the ATA reservations website or by calling the Hilton Anchorage at 907-265-7163 and using the group code AKTELE.  Reservations must be made by Friday, October 5, 2018 to take advantage of the group rate pricing.  Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid being charged one (1) night's room and taxes.  


Tech Showcase Sponsors

Alaska Telecom Association (ATA) is your advocacy organization supporting telecommunications in Alaska.  ATA events are a great forum to talk about current issues and successes within the telecom industry. Your generous support allows Alaska Telecom Association to continue to share current industry information, build coalitions and advocate on behalf of industry in Alaska.

Please consider a sponsorship package or contact Shari at ATA to build a
package that works to deliver your personalized marketing message.

Sponsorship registration is available through the 2018 Tech Showcase
registration online at www.alaskatel.org.