Annual Convention Reservation Deadline This Month

Registration for the WICA 2018 Annual Convention will close this month on Wednesday, August 15th. It will also be your last chance to book a room at the Grand Wailea Resort at the discounted group rate. While there are still rooms available we anticipate rooms at the discounted rate will be sold-out soon. Rooms are available starting at the group rate of $258/night excluding taxes and fees and can be booked online here or by phone at (800) 888-6100 (be sure to mention the group name: WICA.)

Convention begins Sunday, September 16th with an exclusive Catamaran Cruise schedule for 7AM – 2:30PM. Climb aboard this 65-foot Catamaran for a beautiful morning of sailing, snorkeling, and exploring all that Hawaii has to offer. This privately chartered and fully staffed and spacious catamaran provides a more than ideal way of experiencing Hawaii from the sea. The spacious deck and shaded cabin areas are designed for maximum comfort. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience. Register for the Catamaran Cruise Today!

Register For The Catamaran Cruise 

WICA is also offering a limited number of Catamaran Cruise Sponsorships for $500 each.  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of this event, you can register online here.

Sponsor The Catamaran Cruise

Later that evening join us at the Opening Reception from 5:00PM-7:00PM. Convention continues Monday morning with a Keynote Breakfast featuring the seminar “Learning, Leading and Leaving a Legacy” by Mark Matteson.  Following the Keynote Presentation, Jon McCleary from Performance Contracting, Inc. will give a presentation, “Building the Future, Preserving the Past.”  Rounding out our educational morning will be our final seminar, “Sales Success Strategies” by Mark Matteson.

Monday afternoon, members can participate in the Annual Convention Golf Tournament at Wailea Golf Club – Gold Course, with stunning panoramic ocean views. During the the morning seminars spouses can attend the Spouse Program which will feature a Hawaiian Cultural Experience & Lunch. Participants will enjoy quintessential Hawaiian activities followed by a group lunch at Bistro Molokini.

On the final day of convention members can look forward to the morning of business meetings with Contractors & Manufacturers having a joint roundtable breakfast before meeting separately and the WICA Annual Business Meeting. Finally Contractor Members will meet with Union Leadership and discuss the most pressing labor issues. The convention will conclude Tuesday evening with the President’s Reception and Dinner which will be a black and white dinner where attendees are asked to wear black and/or white clothing (not formal attire.)

Don’t miss out on energizing and productive days of conversation and education. Register before August 15th and reserve your place. If you have any questions or requests please call the WICA office at (801)364-0050 or email Leanna at

For additional information on the schedule of events or additional taxes & fees please click here.

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1:30PM-4:00PM | WICA Board of Directors Meeting


7:00AM – 2:30PM | WICA Catamaran Cruise
5:00PM – 7:00PM | Registration & Opening Reception


6:30AM – 7:00AM | Registration
7:00AM – 8:20AM | Keynote Breakfast – “Learning, Leading, and Leaving a Legacy” by Mark Matteson
8:20AM – 9:45AM | Seminar – “Building the Future, Preserving the Past” by Jon McCleary
9:30AM – 12:30PM | Hawaiian Cultural Experience
10:00AM – 11:30AM | Seminar – “Sales Success Strategies” by Mark Matteson
1:00PM – 6:00PM | Golf Tournament – Wailea Golf Club Golf Course


7:30AM – 9:00AM | Industry Outlook & Update Roundtable Breakfast
9:00AM – 9:30AM | Contractor & Manufacturer Separate Business Meetings
9:30AM – 10:15AM | WICA Annual Business Meeting
10:15AM – 10:30AM | Morning Break
10:30AM – 11:30AM | Contractor Meeting with Union Leadership
6:30PM – 7:30PM | President’s Reception
7:30PM – 10:00PM | President’s Dinner – black and white dinner where attendees are asked to wear black and/or white clothing (not formal attire.)



  • Daily Resort Charge: $25/Room per night
  • Porterage Fee: $10/person, roundtrip
  • Golf Bag Porterage (if used): $3/bag, roundtrip
  • Housekeeping Gratuity: $3/room/day
  • Parking Valet – $30/car/night
  • Room Rates & Fees Tax: 14.416%

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