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2018 WInter conference

January 28-31, 2018

Koloa landing resort

We're looking forward to seeing you on the “The Garden Isle” of Kauai, Hawaii for a sun-filled update on all things Alaska Telecom.

 

Winter Conference App

Be Connected.  Stay Connected.  Download the Winter Conference app on your mobile device and have all the information at your fingertips.  Click on the icon to the right to get started.

2018 Winter Conference Mobile App

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Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu 

ATA has will be hosting the 2018 Winter Conference at the Koloa Landing Resort, 2641 Poipu Road, Koloa, HI 96756.  ATA Guests staying at the resort can choose between resort view or ocean view studios.  One and two bedroom villas are also available at a discounted rate.  Visit the ATA reservations webpage by January 7 , 2018 to take advantage of the contract rates.  

***As of 12/21/2017, the ATA room block is full.  We apologize for the inconvenience. 


Transportation

The Koloa Landing Resort is approximately 14 miles soutwest of the Lihue airport.  The resort does not provide a shuttle service to/from the airport.  However, rental cars or taxi/private shuttle services are available.   

ATA has contracted with SpeediShuttle to provide service at a per person rate of $23.33 one way, $44.33 round trip between Lihue Airport and Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach.  Guests with prearranged arrival reservations are greeted in the baggage claim area, then directed to their waiting shuttle.   A reservation is required and can be made online at www.speedishuttle.com.  

 

Schedule

The conference schedule is now available.  Highlights of the schedule include:

Sunday, January 28 - Welcome/Reunion Reception (4pm -5:30pm)

Monday, January 29 - General Session (9am - 3pm) and Flip Flop Soiree (4pm - 6pm)

Tuesday, January 30 - Wake Up Breakfast and General Session (8am - 3pm) 

Wednesday, January 31 - ATA Board Meeting (9am - 10am) and Aloha Banquet (6pm)

Check out who is attending the Winter Conference!


Sponsorship

Alaska Telephone Association (ATA) is your advocacy organization supporting telecommunications in Alaska.  ATA conferences are a great forum to talk about current issues and successes within the telecom industry.  Your sponsorship of these events allows ATA to host expert speakers and provide in depth discussions and networking opportunities to Alaskan carriers and suppliers.  

Varying levels of support are available.  All sponsors are recognized by the Board President and Executive Director during the meeting sessions, through signage, and by listings on the website, in the program and in the event app.   

Please consider a sponsorship for the upcoming 2018 Winter Conference.  You can register for a sponsorship online while registering for the conference.  If you have questions or suggestions, please contact Shari at ATA (907) 563-4000.

Thank you to our Winter Conference sponsors!

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Attire

Given the island atmosphere in Hawaii, dress at the conference is business casual with a tropical twist. The ballrooms are air conditioned during the presentation sessions. For events outdoors, Hawaii's day temperatures are in the low 80's and night temperatures are in the high 60's.


Things to do on Kauai

Kauai is the 4th largest island in the Hawaiian Island chain and is known as the "Garden Isle."  With a laid back vibe, Kauai boasts 5 different regions on the island.  Each region hosts some amazing opportunities to experience the outdoors.  Visit https://www.gohawaii.com/islands/kauai/things-to-do to find something fun!

If you're interested in a helicopter tour of the island, Blue Hawaiian Helicopter tours is offering ATA conference attendees a discounted rate of $239 per person.  Call the reservations department at 808-871-8844 to schedule your adventure today.

Shopping and Restaurants

Within a few minutes walk of the Koloa Landing Resort, there are several premier shops and restaurants.   Check out two of the shopping centers nearby.

The Shops at Kukui'ula

Poipu Shopping Village