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Browse or search the vendors below for a full range of IT, audio and visual services, including LANs, VPNs and private networks, guest internet lounge or cyber café set-ups, information kiosks, AV networks, streaming video distribution, and point-to-point circuits to area hotels.

While outside vendors are welcome, our in-house a/v supplier, Projection Presentation Technology (PPT) offers equipment, sound reinforcement, video/data imaging and skilled technicians. Our in-house a/v system is an exclusive service of PPT.


Smart City Networks, the nation’s largest provider of event telecommunications and technology in the convention industry, has served as the Hawai’i Convention Center’s official technology provider since 2016 and offers a variety of services, including data and internet services through the ownership and operation of a large-scale data network, and WiFi services in all rentable spaces throughout the facility.
Smart City provides wireless network services throughout the facility, high-speed internet access using Ethernet protocols to all exhibit spaces and meeting rooms and turnkey data networking services, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and private networks using the latest technology.

All of the following services are provided at the Hawai‘i Convention Center.

  • Wired and Wireless Data and Internet Services
  • Wi-Fi HotSpots and Show Management Wi-Fi Sponsorship, Custom Splash Pages, and Buyout Opportunities
  • Network Engineering and Design
  • Fully customizable VLAN isolation, Video Streaming, Speaker Ready Network, Booth to Booth, and seamless wireless handoff
  • Hybrid Event Support
  • Floorwork, Patch Cables, and Switch Rentals

Meeting planner services
Our top-notch technology allows meeting planners and event professionals to connect each meeting room and exhibit hall with selected hotel rooms or offices to integrate city-wide event networks. This gives the attendees an experience that is both cohesive and convenient. Available online event services allow you to create live internet broadcasts, send videos via email for promotion and marketing, or set up customized internet access and email centers for your attendees.

Exhibitor services
Smart City Networks has a great understanding of exhibitors’ and show management technology needs from years of experience. Our clients from the convention and trade show industry can easily select from a full range of services such as internet, and data networking in one convenient location. To place an order, visit our online ordering portal at https://orders.smartcitynetworks.com/ordering.aspx.

Attendee services
Free WiFi for light use like reading emails and web browsing is available in all public spaces. If you want to stay connected in all common areas and lobbies, you can purchase Instant Internet from your device. For connection questions or issues, please refer to the Wireless services and interference guide.

For inquiries about internet networking and event technology services, contact David Bachler at 808-943-3091 or visit https://smartcitynetworks.com/venues-we-operate-in/hawaii-convention-center/

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