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Testimonials

While we can tell you everything there is to know about the Hawaii Convention Center, only our guests and clients can share their personal experiences. We invite you to watch the video below for testimonials from people who have experienced Center events, services and hookipa first hand.

  1. Facility
  2. Staff
  3. Food and Beverage
PRiME 2016
PRiME 2016 is the largest most significant research conference in the world and serves as one of the largest Pacific Rim forums for the discussion of their interdisciplinary research. The successful PRiME 2016 Meeting proves that you can do serious business in Hawaii

Facility

Charlie Salas, Associate Director
Texas State University, San Marcos
National Association of College Auxiliary Services

"When I walked in, I fell in love with the Convention Center..."

Robert Lederer, Executive Vice President

National Pest Management Association
The open air of the convention center, made people walk with a different step and smile as they enter.

Kelly Bailey, Executive Director
Sweet Adelines International

The unique location, open air, and the feel of the center made the center be more than a convention center.

Anne Martinez, Meetings Administrator
American Podiatric Medical Association

The open layout of the center adds a uniqueness found in few other centers.

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Roberta Kravitz, Executive Director
International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

The Hawaii Convention Center in the "top 3 convention centers internationally."

Darren Mendola, Sr Director of Conference Services
Alzheimer's Association

The bright, breezy hallways and layout allows attendees to experience Hawaii, even while attending their meetings.

 

 

Staff

Christine Phelps,
Deputy Executive Director
American Academy of Neurology

Christine loves how the staff work as partners - before, during, and after your convention has been held.

Leigh Ann Stockard, VP, Meetings
American Heart Association

The dedicated and kind staff took care of them above and beyond her expectations.

Catherine Rydell, Executive Director & CEO
American Academy of Neurology

"..there is no comparison to the HCC staff."


 

Lois D. Miller, CAE
President, L. D. Miller & Associates
National Medical Association

"They were fantastic...I would take them on the road with me if I could."

Glenn B. Gastwirth, DPM
Executive Director & CEO
American Podiatric Medical Association

"The people here have been wonderful..."

Roberta Kravitz, Executive Director
International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

"It's the salesmen that bring you here the first time, but it's the staff that bring you back the second. And we're here again."

Albert W. Morris Jr., MD, Chairman, Board of Trustees
National Medical Association

"Our members have been very pleased...there have been very few problems of any kind."

 

 

Food and Beverage

Kathy Cannon, Associate Meeting Director
Pediatric Academic Societies

"Probably the best we've ever had...I heard absolutey no complaints."

Anne Martinez, Meetings Administrator
American Podiatric Medical Association

"Totally able to offer variables, not just your typical box lunch." 

Heather Nash
Director, Meetings
American College of Chest Physicians

"The quality was very high - not just the presentation, but the actual meals. Nothing but positive comments."

 

Paul Markowski, Executive VP & CEO
American College of Chest Physicians

"The food and beverage service worked extremely well with our staff, even for making adjustments for our dietary needs for attendees...from plated lunch to buffet. 

Glenn Gastwirth, DPM Executive Director & CEO
American Podiatric Medical Association

"The variety of the food has been great, the taste has been great."