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2014 Fall Convention & Board Meeting

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort | Ko Olina, Hawaii
October 22, 2014

The members of AWO will gather for the Fall Convention and Board of Directors Meeting in Ko Olina, Hawaii to celebrate 70 years of safety, stewardship and service. The standard meeting schedule will be adjusted to incorporate special activities in celebration of the milestone and unique learning opportunities. The Convention is open only to members, and it is a free benefit of all categories of membership. The Fall Convention and Board of Directors Meeting will be held October 22-24, 2014.

Don’t miss the chance to:

Participate in compelling meetings on hot-button issues 
Participate in Thursday’s committee meetings, roundtable discussions and panels to learn about upcoming legislation, current regulations, and association issues.

Network with industry professionals
Members will have even more opportunities than usual to network and socialize with fellow industry professionals and distinguished guests. 

Celebrate AWO's 70 year history
Gather with members in honor of AWO's 70th Anniversary. Options abound at this Convention for you, your colleagues and your loved ones to join with us in recognition of this milestone and the people and achievements that helped us get here. 

Lead AWO into the future
Sit in on the Board Meeting Friday morning to get a glimpse of the significant actions and decisions of the Board in the governance of the Association. As a member-led association, it is vital that every member take a responsible role in the governance of the Association. The Board Meeting is open to all members of AWO.

Official 2014 Fall Convention Hotel: 
JW Marriott Ihilani Resort
Ko Olina, Hawaii

AWO has secured a block of rooms at a rate of $269, exclusive of taxes and fees. At this time, the block has some availability to extend your stay beyond the Convention dates. If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity to extend, it is recommended that you book early. To book a room at the hotel, please click here or call 1 (800) 626-4446. This rate will expire September 20th, or at the time all rooms are reserved, whichever occurs first.

Fall Convention & Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, October 22

TBA Optional Activities/Tours

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Opening Reception*

Thursday, October 23

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Traditional Hawaiian Blessing

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
AWO Committee Meetings

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Learn featuring Nainoa Thompson, Polynesian Voyaging Society*

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
AWO Committee Meetings

5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Friday, October 24

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Board of Directors Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Closing Lunch*

*Guests traveling with you are welcome to attend all events marked with an asterisk.