Meet Hawaii : Meet Hawaii 2014
The Hawaiian Islands: O‘ahu SPOTLIGHT HAWAI‘I CONVENTION CENTER SEAMLESS ACCESS: • Honolulu International Airport is 30 minutes’ drive (13km) from the Convention Center • a fleet of motor coaches can flawlessly move 30,000 meeting attendees from nearby hotels to the Convention Center and other off-site venues • taxi services are abundant and major car rental companies are located at the airport and numerous hotels • 28,000 guest rooms in all price categories are located near the Convention Center • numerous golf courses are within 15 minutes to one hour’s drive away • ocean sports and other outdoor activities are located nearby including movie theatres, museums, Honolulu Zoo and Waikīkī Aquarium • the Royal Hawaiian (shopping) Center is nearby and Ala Moana — the largest shopping centre in the Pacific — is across the road from the Convention Center. 18 MEET HAWAI‘I AN AWARD-WINNER The Hawai‘i Convention Center and Hawai‘i Visitors Bureau’s list of awards include: the ‘Prime Site Award’ from Facilities & Destinations magazine; ‘Platinum Choice’ awards from Successful Meetings magazine; 23 consecutive ‘Gold Service’ awards from Meetings & Conventions magazine; and ‘Platinum Partner’ awards from incentive magazine. Hawai‘i Convention Center at night. Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Chuck Painter SPACES: • 47 meeting rooms • 3,252 square metre ballroom • 3,252 square metre registration lobby • 9,626 square metres of meeting space including a ballroom • 10 meeting rooms with mountain-valley views, terraces or courtyards • a one hectare landscaped roof-garden terrace • 18,581 square metre exhibition hall with drive-in floor access • 18,952 square metres of exhibition space • largest room seats 13,000 theatre style • two permanent theatres with tiered seating • business centre. TECHNOLOGY: • in-house AV company • 100 Mbps fiber connection and dual-homed network architecture for high-quality internet delivery • local area networks for show management, registrations and sales • special private networks and corporate VPN c onnectivity • show and exhibitor kiosks • private AV networks for speakers and meeting rooms • temporary point-to-point circuits to local hotels • exhibition hall floor utility boxes every nine metres with high-speed internet/data connections, cold water, drain, phone, compressed air and electricals. SUPPORT FOR YOU, EVERY STEP OF THE WAY O‘ahu-based businesses can professionally, expertly and efficiently deliver your meeting needs — from greeters, moving companies, caterers and audio-visual specialists, to florists and lei suppliers, destination marketing experts, and world-renowned speakers and entertainers. These services are only a phone call or email away. Located within walking distance of Waikiki, the high-tech Hawai‘i Convention Center is open to the outdoors with terraces, courtyards and waterfalls. The Center operates using sustainable practices relating to energy and water efficiency, indoor air quality, recycling, waste-water diversion and responsible purchasing. Winner of multiple awards, the Hawai‘i Convention Center features a Hawaiian art collection, 47 meeting rooms, an immense exhibition space and a sublime tropical rooftop garden function area.
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