2018 WInter conference

January 28-31, 2018

Koloa landing resort

Join us on the “The Garden Isle” of Kauai, Hawaii for a sun-filled update on all things Alaska Telecom.

 

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.  

 


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

We are currently finalizing speakers and schedule details for the conference.  For making travel reservations, a general outline of the schedule is below:

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)


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!

Flip Flop Soiree Sponsor

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Welcome Reception Sponsor

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WiFi Sponsor

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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.