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Join EASA in Tampa

Ranked by Forbes magazine as one of America’s best outdoor cities, Tampa has something to offer every-one. Situated on Tampa Bay, the area is known for its beaches, where warm, blue gulf waters attract tourists from all over the world. With a metropolitan area of nearly 3 million residents, the greater Tampa Bay area is the fourth largest in the Southeastern United States. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Adventure Island, Lowry Park Zoo and the Florida Aquarium are just a few of the attractions you’ll find in this bustling city.

The warm, tropical climate means you’ll want to pack for comfort! With warm to hot summer days, light and airy clothes will be the norm for any outdoor activities. Thanks to its proximity to Tampa Bay, though, the city of Tampa has never hit 100°F (38°C). Summer is also Tampa’s rainy season, so an afternoon shower or storm can’t be ruled out.

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Important dates

April 17 Early registration deadline to save $200 off each Full Business registration.
May 12 Advanced registration deadline to save $100 off each Full Business registration and your last chance to add an EASA shirt to your registration.
June 5 Deadline to reserve your hotel room.

Location of events

Tampa Convention Center
This venue plays host to the EASA registration desk, all education sessions, exhibits, tour departures, the Kickoff Lunch and the Sunday Dinner & Entertainment.
333 S. Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Marriott Waterside Hotel
This hotel plays host to the Closing Reception on Tuesday.
700 S. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602

Daily schedule of events | Housing information


 

NEW THIS YEAR!
Baldor Youth/Teen Room Sunday Evening

 

​Baldor will provide a fully-chaperoned activity room at no charge Sunday evening for children 4-16 while parents attend the Dinner & Entertainment event. The Baldor Youth/Teen Room will be in close proximity to the dinner and will include dinner/snacks, arcade games, a bounce house and other activities. Baldor will also co-sponsor this evening’s entertainment–The Passing Zone. Children will be invited to join their parents for the show (or they can stay in the Youth/Teen room if they prefer).

Although there is no charge for the Baldor Youth/Teen Room, you must pre-register and provide the children’s names and ages.

Learn about other childcare services available


An invitation from Chairman Smith

This year’s theme is “Partners for Progress.”  Attending the convention provides the perfect opportunity to strengthen partnerships with your fellow EASA members. Taking part in the education sessions, networking with other members and sharing knowledge and information are just some of the benefits of attending an EASA convention. As I’ve said before, even though we may be competitors, we all share a common interest, and networking with your fellow members helps to foster great “Partners for Progress.”

This year we’re adding another registration option to make it even easier for you to attend the EASA Convention. We’re all busy and sometimes don’t have time to attend all four days of events. So, for the first time, we’re offering One Day Registrations! Now, you can register for just the days you want to attend. While the Full Registration Option still gives you the best value, the One Day Registrations may fit better with your schedule.

For a full breakdown of the different registration options, please see the grid below. From all of our great education sessions, to our fun-filled tours and social events, the EASA 2017 Convention promises something for everyone! We can’t wait to see you in Tampa this June!

James Smith
Chairman of the Board, EASA
Advanced Electric Equipment Service, Inc.
La Crosse, WI