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Hawaii Convention Center In The News

MEDIA CONTACT for the Hawaii Convention Center:
Teddi Anderson
President, TLC PR
(808) 535-9099
teddi@tlcpr.com

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If you are covering meetings, conventions or incentives in the Hawaiian Islands, please visit our Press & Media page on the Meet Hawaii website.

July 2022

Smart Meetings coverage: Hawaii Convention Center Brings More Mahalo to Mother Earth

Hawaiʻi Public Radio coverage: Hawaiʻi Convention Center launches carbon-offset program

Hawaii Public Radio coverage: Large conferences are returning to Hawaiʻi Convention Center. Here’s the outlook on event bookings

https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/the-conversation/2022-07-14/heres-the-outlook-on-event-bookings-hawaii-convention-center

PCMA Convene Feature: Hawai‘i Convention Center’s Teri Orton on Leadership and Overcoming Obstacles

Coverage (Conference Meetings World): Hawai‘i Convention Center Launches Carbon Offset Program for Meetings, Events

Hawai‘i Convention Center Launches Carbon Offset Program for Meetings, Events

June 2022

Hawai‘i Convention Center Launches Special Menu at 1801 Café for Beyond Monet

May 2022

Trade Show News Network Feature: Women at the Helm: Teri Orton, General Manager, Hawai‘i Convention Center

April 2022

Corporate Event News Feature: Women at the Helm: Teri Orton, General Manager, Hawai‘i Convention Center

Pacific Business News Feature: Five questions with Teri Orton, general manager of the Hawaii Convention Center

March 2022

Event coverage: Hawai‘i Hotel & Restaurant Show is among the first local events to return to Hawai‘i Convention Center

Midweek feature on Hawaii Hotel & Restaurant Show 2022

Honolulu Magazine: Get Your Tickets for “Beyond Monet: The Immersive Experience”

Event Coverage: Pacific Business News: Interactive Monet exhibit to open at Hawaii Convention Center

PBX21 trade show to be held at the Hawaii Convention Center

December 2021

Modern Wahine Feature: Women of Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii Public Radio Interview: Hawaiʻi Convention Center is reopening to large events in January 2022

Travel Weekly Coverage: Hawaii Convention Center will fully reopen in January

November 2021

Pacific Business News Coverage: Hawaii Convention Center to fully reopen exhibit halls in January

Maui Now Coverage: Hawai‘i Convention Center to Fully Reopen Exhibit Halls in January 2022

Hawaii Convention Center to Fully Reopen Exhibit Halls After Hosting Agencies Serving Our Community

HCC Event Mention: Second Young at Heart Expo coming to the Hawai‘i Convention Center

Pacific Business News Coverage: Hawaii Convention Center names new executive chef

Hawaii Convention Center Welcomes Hector Morales as Executive Chef

Hawaii Convention Cener Featured in Hawaii Hospitality Magazine’s Summer Issue

August 2021

Exhibit City News: Hawai‘i Convention Center Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

Exhibitor Magazine: Hawai‘i Convention Center Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation for Cleaning Protocols

HCC Coverage (Star Advertiser): Art exhibitions on display around Honolulu

July 2021

HCC Coverage (Maui Now): Hawai‘i Convention Center Debuts 2021 Young Artists of Hawai‘i Student Art Exhibition

HCC 1801 Cafe feature on Frolic Hawaii: “Beyond Van Gogh” Just Upped the Game with Charcuterie and Starry Night Cocktails

KHON2 Coverage: Live conventions, expos plan their return to Hawaii

KHON2 Coverage: Honolulu run of Beyond Van Gogh extended through September

Hawaii Convention Center Mentioned in Smart Meetings July Issue (Prayer Breakfast)

June 2021

Hawaii Business Interview: In-Person Events Are Back But Many Caveats Remain

May 2021

Concept3D Introduces New 360° Map, Bringing True 3D Navigation to Interactive Maps

Hawai’i Convention Center hosts largest event since start of pandemic

April 2021

KITV Coverage: Moving Forward: Hawaii Convention Center

ClimbHI/LEI Program video: Exploring Careers Beyond Hotels & Resorts In the Hospitality Industry

Exhibit City News (Coverage): On the Road to Recovery: beMatrix, Hawaii CC & Sparks

Filmed at HCC: Modern Wahine Episode 214 – Hawaii’s Clean Energy Future | KHON2

Filmed at HCC: Modern Wahine Episode 213 – Health at Every Age | KHON2

March 2021

Pacific Business News: Hawaii Convention Center now reopen for structured events

KHON2 (Coverage): Hawai’i Convention Center reopens with health and safety protocols

Hawaii Tech (Coverage): Hawaii Convention Center adapts to post-pandemic meeting market

Corporate Event News (Coverage): Hawaii Convention Center Pres for Groups to Return

Exhibit City News (Coverage): Hawaii CC Welcomes Guests with New Safety Protocols

Exhibitor Magazine (Coverage): Hawaii Convention Center Welcomes Guests with New Health and Safety Protocols

Conference & Meetings World CMW (Coverage): Hawaii Convention Center offers a safe welcome back as Oahu island eases Covid-19 restrictions

Trade Show Executive (Social Media Coverage)

Hawai‘i Convention Center Welcomes Guests with New Health and Safety Protocols

2020

Hawaii Convention Center Receives National Recognition with 4th Stella Award

Hawaii Convention Center Continues to Serve Community
as Location for Hawaii Unemployment and Elections Services

Hawaii Convention Center continues to Serve the Community

State volunteers to process jobless claims at Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii Hospitality Spring 2020

KCBX Radio: Journeys of Discovery: Hawaiian initiative to plant 1.5 million trees

KITV4: Thousands gather for American Astronomical Society conference at Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii Convention Center Welcomes American Astronomical Society Jan. 4-8

2019

Star Advertiser: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at the Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii Mom Blog: Winter Wishes – A Holiday Festival at the Hawaii Convention Center

Living 808: Winter Wishes Come True at the Hawaii Convention Center

Hawaii News Now/HI Now: Hawaii Convention Center hosts first winter festival and ice skating rink

Take2: Winter Wishes Holiday Festival

KHON 2: Hawaii Convention Center turned into a winter wonderland

KITV 4: Month-long festival at the Convention Center to Yamaguchi’s foundation

Honolulu Magazine: The Hawaii Convention Center is About to Freeze Over for a First-Ever Skating Event

PBN: Hawaii Convention Center earns three awards of excellence

KHON2: Hawaii Convention Center earns three national awards

KITV 4: Diversity in STEM conference drives $23 million in to Hawaii economy

PBN: National Diversity in STEM conference brings $23M into Hawaii economy (SACNAS)

KHON2 WakeUp2Day: Winter Wishes – A Holiday Festival

Hawaii Convention Center Hosts First-Ever Zero-Waste Event

Modern Wahine Featuring Hawaii Convention Center GM Teri Orton

Hawaii Convention Center to Host 2019 SACNAS – The National Diversity in STEM Conference

KHON 2 News: Kick off the holiday festivities at the Hawaii Convention Center starting Nov. 29

Star Advertiser: Kristi Yamaguchi comes to town to announce new holiday ice skating rink

Honolulu Magazine: You Can Ice Skate at the Hawai‘i Convention Center This Winter

Honolulu Family: Get Ready to Ice Skate at the Hawai‘i Convention Center this Winter

Hawai‘i Convention Center to Host First-Ever Holiday Festival and Ice Skating Rink

Cover Story: Facilities & Destinations Magazine Fall 2019 (p.18 – 20)

Association Conventions & Facilities Magazine – F&B Feature: Convention Centers Dig in to Healthy Catering Trends

Sports Destination Management (Destination Spotlight): Hawaii Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports

Hawaii Public Radio: The Conversation (9/16/19): Ocean Scientists Converge for Conference

Hawaii Convention Center to Host First U.S. OceanObs’ Conference

Pacific Business News feature: Four questions with Hans Lentz, executive chef at Hawaii Convention Center

Food & Beverage feature: Harry Potter cocktails to charm the adults at Comic Con Honolulu

Hawai‘i Convention Center to Host the National Medical Association
Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly for Third Time

Hawai‘i Convention Center Earns National Meetings Recognition

Pacific Business News Coverage: Hawai‘i Convention Center Earns National Meetings Recognition

HCC General Manager Teri Orton (left) and Director of Operations Mari Tait (right) received the 2019 Venue Excellence Award on behalf of the Center

Hawaii Convention Center to Host the IUTOX 15th International Congress of Toxicology

Hawaii Convention Center to Host American Roentgen Ray Society May 5-10

Hawaii Convention Center Welcomes Executive Chef Hans Lentz

Pacific Business News Coverage:
Hawaii Convention Center names new executive chef

Hawaii Convention Center to Host Society of Gynecologic Oncology March 16-19

Hawaii Convention Center featured on Hawaii Hospitality Magazine (p.8)

Hawaii Convention Center General Manager Teri Orton Wins Meetings Award

HCC General Manager Teri Orton

PCMA.org: Hawaii Convention Center Commits to Conservation

Business Destinations Magazine: The Hawaii Convention Centre celebrates Hawaii’s aloha spirit

Hawaii in Top 10 for greenest buildings, says U.S. Green Building Council

USGBC article: Three LEED projects contributing to Hawaii’s Top 10 States ranking

Hawaii Convention Center to Host International Stroke Conference from Feb. 6-8

KHON 2 Wake Up 2Day: International Stroke Conference in Hawaii

Hawaii Public Radio “The Body Show” (Dr. Kathy Kozak): The Body Show: Stroke Signs, Symptoms, and Management/International Stroke Conference

AEG Community Foundation Awards $40,000 in Charitable Grants in Hawaii

KITV News: Two local nonprofits awarded $40K by AEG Community Foundation

Hawaii Convention Center Launches Array of New Amenities

Hawaii Convention Center Launches Industry-Leading Conservation Program with LEED Gold Certification

2018

Concept 3D Blog: Hawaii Convention Center Showcases its Unique Style and Spaces with 3D  Interactive Map Platform

Hawaii Convention Center Launches Concept3D’s 3D Mapping Platform

Hawaii Convention Center Secures New Agreements to Host Futsal, Basketball and Volleyball Tournament

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