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					                                                                           91st Annual Convention
What if I Have Questions?
_______________________________

         Rachel Sirca at OCA
             regarding:

          Fairmont Orchid
       Convention program
           Optional tours
       Special meal requests
    General convention questions


_______________________________



         Kim Bowling at OCA
             regarding:

           Registration costs
           Making payments
 Registration deadlines, cancellations
             and refunds




                                                                                                                                                PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE FAIRMONT ORCHID, HAWAII
_______________________________
                                         Ohio Contractors Association
                                               1313 Dublin Road
       For all travel questions:             Columbus, OH 43215
                                         614-488-0724 or 800-229-1388
                                                                                  February 22 - 29, 2012
           World of Travel
           (614) 451-4882
           (800) 548-5670

    Airfare and flight reservations                                          The Fairmont Orchid
     Pre or post convention trips
              Car rental                                                              on
_______________________________
                                                                                The Big Island
     Travelex Insurance Services
                                                                                      of
                                                                                   Hawaii
           1-800-228-9792
     www.travelexinsurance.com

           Travel insurance



                                                                        February 22 and 29 are travel dates. You will arrive home on March 1.
Nestled on the Island of Hawaii’s sun-drenched Kohala
Coast, the story, or mo’olelo, of The Fairmont Orchid,
                                                                                                                            Optional Activities & Services                               Two Steps to Making a Reservation
Hawaii stretches back hundreds of years to when Native                                                                      (see inserts)                                                Making reservations is an easy process. Both steps must be
Hawaiians fished, farmed and lived in perfect harmony                                                                                                                                    completed.
                                                                                                                                • Group air travel with option to cancel up to 90 days
with nature in a region known then as Kalahuipua’a.
                                                                                                                                  prior to the convention (recommended)                  1.   Mail your completed OCA Convention Reservation Form
                                                                                                                                • Off-site activities during the convention                   to us. Include your convention deposit. Or contact Kim
The Kohala Coast is the birthplace of King
                                                                                                                                • Golf outing                                                 Bowling to make a credit card payment.
Kamehameha I, the Hawaiian king who conquered and
                                                                                                                                • Trip insurance
unified the Hawaiian Islands in the early 19th century.                                                                                                                                  2.   Make your room reservations directly with the Fairmont
                                                                                                                                • Car rental assistance
The history of Kalahuipua’a is preserved today in a                                                                                                                                           Orchid resort. A credit card number will be required. Be
                                                                                                                                • Pre-convention trip to Honolulu
treasure trove of archaeological sites, early Hawaiian                                                                                                                                        sure to let the hotel know that you wish to join the
                                                                                                                                • Post-convention trip to Maui
footpaths, royal fishponds, and lava formations.                                                                                                                                              “President’s Club” which will allow you to have free
                                                                                                                                                                                              internet while at the Fairmont Orchid.
The first to develop Kalahuipua’a was Francis Hyde
L’i Brown, who purchased the parcel in 1936 from the                                                                        Convention Registration Costs                                Information and forms for these steps are enclosed.
heirs of Parker Ranch founder John Palmer Parker.          Convention Package Includes:                                     (does not include lodging at the Fairmont Orchid)
Brown was often referred to as ‘the last ali’i’ (chief)
                                                            • Round trip transfers between Kona airport and hotel, lei      Member ........................................$1,800
                                                                                                                                                                                         Statement of Responsibility
and created a sanctuary where he could ‘be Hawaiian,’
                                                              greeting, baggage handling and tips (February 22 and 29)      Member spouse / guest.................$1,000                     Ohio Contractors Association, World of Travel and/or
a secluded fishing retreat with well-stocked fishponds
                                                              - if purchasing group air package                                                                                                  other sponsoring organization(s) act only in the capacity
and plenty of palm trees. The younger Brown became
                                                            • Porterage (Feb. 22 and 29) and daily maid service fees        Non-member ................................$2,200                       of Agent for the passenger in all matters relating to
a leading Hawaiian statesman and one of the most
                                                            • Prayer breakfast buffet with local entertainers               Non-member spouse/guest ...........$1,500                                  hotel, sight-seeing and transportation by airplane,
internationally recognized Hawaiian athletes of the
                                                            • Breakfast buffet on three additional weekday mornings         Children........................................Call OCA                      motor bus, motor car, taxi, steamship, boat
1920s. He was a champion golfer, master swimmer and
                                                            • Special sessions by Hawaiian professionals (invited -                                                                                           or other means of transportation and as
diver, net fisherman, surfer and polo player.
                                                              tsunami expert, volcano specialist and photographer/                                                                                               such Agent for the passenger, hold
                                                              wildlife biologist)                                           Payment Schedule:                                                                    themselves free of any responsibility for
In 1990, this 540-room luxury resort was unveiled
                                                            • Three sessions relevant to the heavy/highway industry         • Deposit of $500 per person due by                                                loss, injury, accident, illness or for any
- a luxurious, all-encompassing hotel built on a
                                                            • Two evening receptions with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails         October 1, 2011. This deposit is Non                                         additional expenses or inconveniences caused
breathtaking 32-acre beachfront, complete with upscale
                                                            • Theme dinner at Coconut Grove                                    Refundable.                                                               by delayed trains or airplanes or other means of
dining outlets, a full-service spa, a 10,000-square-foot
                                                            • Entertainment                                                 • Final registration payment due by December                             transportation whether brought about by strikes,
pool, championship tennis courts and other world-class
                                                            • Final banquet dinner and dancing                                 1, 2011.                                                           wars, Acts of God or due to the fault or negligence of
features.
                                                                                                                                                                                              any company or person entrusted with any of the above
                                                           Not Included in the convention package:                          Early registration is recommended because space is             services or from any cause whatsoever. The right is reserved
In 1996, $13 million in improvements and renovations,
                                                           Room costs are not included in the convention registration.      limited!                                                     to make any alteration, addition, or omission in the program
which included creating the signature restaurant,
                                                           Services of a personal nature, i.e., room service, laundry,                                                                   or schedule when in our opinion such alteration, addition, or
Brown’s Beach House and the Plantation Estate, a
                                                           mini-bar, and items not specifically mentioned. Optional                                                                      omission is necessary for the comfort and well being of the
spacious, private outdoor function area were completed.
                                                           activities, pre-convention or post-convention.                                                                                group. No airline company shall incur any liability except its
In 2002, the hotel introduced the new oceanside
Kahakai Bar and Beach Club buildings. By the end                                                                                                                                         liability as a common carrier. The airlines concerned are not
of 2006 all guestrooms and corridors saw extensive
                                                           The Fairmont Orchid will take room reservations and payment      Cancellation Policy                                          held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time
                                                           directly from you. OCA has contracted for three beautiful                                                                     passengers are not on board their planes or conveyance. The
rejuvenation to bring more of the Hawaiian theme                                                                            •     Final payment is refundable less the deposit up to
                                                           room categories available on a first-come, first-served basis:                                                                passage contract in use by the airlines concerned when issued
indoors. Guests are now greeted with a custom kukui-                                                                              December 1, 2011.
                                                           1.        Garden View Rooms                   $299 + tax                                                                      shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines and
nut lei for a unique remembrance of their stay.                                                                             •     On or After December 1, 2011 - No Refund
                                                           2.        Partial Ocean View Rooms            $339 + tax                                                                      passengers. Refunds will not be given for anything included in
                                                           3.        Ocean View Rooms                    $379 + tax                                                                      the travel programs not used at the discretion of the participant.
                               91st Annual OCA Convention
                                               Registration Form

Contact Name: ___________________________________________________ Phone: ________________________
Company: ______________________________________________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________
Fax: _____________________________________________ e-mail: ______________________________________

Convention
______ Member / spouse / guest - $500 deposit per person                                 $ _________________
______ Non member - $700 deposit per person                                              $ _________________

Names of Attendees (include ages if under 18 years)
________________________________________________                     __________________________________________
________________________________________________                     __________________________________________

Special dietary or mobility needs _______________________________________________________________________

Reservations at the Fairmont Orchid
_____ I am making my reservations with the Fairmont Orchid on-line at https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ocaagm.
_____ I will contact the resort by phone: 800-845-9905 (Tell them you are with Ohio Contractors Association for group rate.)

Golf Outing on Francis H. L’i Brown South Course (see enclosure)
____ Yes, I am interested in golfing. Golf form must be sent in to OCA separately. This allows OCA to determine level of
interest. Final decision and payment not required until final registration payment on December 1, 2011.


I am interested in the following optional convention excursions (see enclosure)
This allows OCA to determine level of interest. Final decision and payment not required until final registration payment on
December 1, 2011.

_____Grand Circle Island Tour _____Star Gazing on the West Coast of the Big Island
_____ Kona Historic Tour _____ Zipline     _____ Whale Watching


Pre-Convention Trip to Honolulu/Waikiki (see enclosure)
______ $100 deposit per person for two people to a room (standard room)                  $ _________________
______ $100 deposit per person for one person in room (standard room)                    $ _________________
______ $100 deposit per person for two people to a room (ocean view)                     $ _________________
______ $100 deposit per person for one person in room (ocean view)                       $ _________________


Post-Convention Trip to Maui (see enclosure)
______ $100 deposit per person for two people to a room (garden view)                    $ _________________
______ $100 deposit per person for one person to a room (garden view)                    $ _________________
______ $100 deposit per person for two people to a room (ocean view)                     $ _________________
______ $100 deposit per person for one person to a room (ocean view)                     $ _________________



I am also interested in: (World of Travel will contact you)
_____ Car rental information            _____ Group airline flights (recommended)

Total Deposit                                                                            $ _______________

Deposits are due by October 1, 2011 (non refundable). Final registration payment due by December 1, 2011. Make
checks payable to OCA Convention Trip and mail to: Ohio Contractors Association, Attention Kim Bowling, 1313
Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215. Contact Kim Bowling to pay by credit card at 614-488-0724 or 800-229-1388.
    91st Annual OCA Convention
                       Daily Schedule


                      Wednesday, February 22
Arrive from home or from the pre-convention trip in Honolulu/Waikiki

                       Thursday, February 23
7:00 am - 9:00 am        Prayer breakfast / local entertainment
9:00 am - Noon           Local speakers
Afternoon                At your leisure
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm        Welcome reception, heavy hors d’oeuvres

                        Friday, February 24
7:00 am - Noon           Breakfast / session
Afternoon                At your leisure
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm       Theme dinner at Fairmont’s Coconut Grove
Optional - Kona Historic Tour - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


                       Saturday, February 25
All day                   At your leisure
Optional - Grand Circle Island Tour - 7:00 am - 7:00 pm


                         Sunday, February 26
All day                   At your leisure
Optional - Whale Watching - 9:30 am - 12:20 pm
Optional - Star Gazing - 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


                        Monday, February 27
7:00 am - Noon             Breakfast / session
Afternoon & evening        At your leisure
Optional - Golf Outing - tee times approximately 12:30 pm
Optional - Zip Line Tour - 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


                        Tuesday, February 28
7:00 am - Noon           Breakfast / session
Afternoon                At your leisure
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm       Farewell Reception / Dinner / Installation of
	       	        	       Officers	/	Dancing

                       Wednesday, February 29
Depart for home or for the post-convention trip to Maui



These	dates	or	times	may	be	slightly	modified.
                OCA Golf Tournament
                                     Monday, February 27, 2012




Francis H. L’i Brown Golf Course
                                                   South Course
Mauna Lani Resort South Course, renown as the former home to the annual Senior Skins Game from 1990 - 2000, snakes through the
stark, rugged a’a lava of the prehistoric Kaniku lava flow. The challenging South Course offers the golfer a panorama of mountain and
ocean views. The South Course is also home to No. 15, one of the most photographed over-the-water golf course holes in the world.


Players will be assigned to foursomes according to handicap. Pairings will be posted on Monday morning, February 27, at the OCA
Hospitality Desk. Shotgun start or consecutive tee times will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m., depending upon the number of golfers.
Space is limited!


Tournament Cost: $232 per player. Cost includes: Green fees, boxed lunch, shared cart, complimentary use of the practice facility,
two bottles of water per person, prizes, personalized bag tag, tees, ball markers and any tournament set-up or scoring.

Contact Name: ___________________________________________________ Phone: ________________________
Company: ______________________________________________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________
Fax: _____________________________________________ e-mail: ______________________________________

Tournament fee of $232 per player x ___ players                                         $________________


Rental clubs - $58 (includes tax) x ____ Players                                        $ ________________
Rental shoes - $16 (includes tax) x ____ Players                                        $ ________________


Players will be assigned to foursomes according to handicap.

Players Names                                                        Handicap           Clubs               Shoes
                                                                                        (x if needed)       (x if needed)

__________________________________________                           __________         _________           _______
__________________________________________                           __________         _________           _______
__________________________________________                           __________         _________           _______
__________________________________________                           __________         _________           _______


Fax or send this form to OCA prior to December 1, 2011. 800-488-0728 or e-mail to kbowling@ohiocontractors.org.
                        91st Annual OCA Convention
                                            Off-site Excursions


                                         Grand Circle Island Tour

A comprehensive full island tour
Circumnavigate the Big Island of Hawaii
Tour the South Coast and see Kealakeuka Bay
Visit a Kona coffee plantation
See the famed Black Sand Beaches
Explore the Volcano National Park, Kilauea Iki Crater, steam bluffs, fern tree jungle and the Thurston Lava Tube
(admission included)
Browse the Jaggar Museum
Visit an orchid and anthurium nursery
Drive past the incredible waterfalls of the Hamakua Coast
See the famous Parker Ranch in Wiamea
You must wear sturdy closed toe shoes as you will traverse uneven sharp lava surfaces. Not ideal for young children.

When: Saturday, February 25, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Cost: $156 per person (includes a light breakfast to go, and a full lunch)




                         Star Gazing on the West Coast of the Big Island
Get a first-hand look at the Universe right from our own Fairmont Orchid resort. Excellent optical equipment gives
an uncompromised view of the heavens. Visual aids, such as powerful green laser pointers and a handheld PDA
filled with diagrams and images educate and communicate effectively. We produce an experience that transcends the
everyday and mundane. Expand your horizons and gain a new perspective on our place in the Universe.

When: Sunday, February 26, 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Cost: $35 per person
                                  Kona Historic Tour
We’ll take a drive through Kailua Kona. We will visit Pu’u Honua ‘O Honaunau, the Place of
Refuge and walk through the site where vanquished ancient Hawaiian Warriors fled for safety
and protection (admission included). Visit a locally-owned Kona Coffee gift shop with time for
coffee tasting and coffee shopping. View Kealakekua Bay, site of the Captain Cook monument
and St. Benedicts, known as the “Painted Church” which offers a taste of Kona’s rich and
diverse heritage.

When: Friday, February 24, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost: $55.00 per person




                                                Whale Watching

OCA will enjoy a private whale watching event. February
is peak season for whale watching in Kona. The waters
along the coast are shallow and protected from predators
making this a prime location for humpback whales to
breed and have their babies during the winter months.
Trained naturalists provide a narrated commentary
complete with hydrophones to listen to whales                                                                         at
play. Experience firsthand their dramatic behaviors.




When: Sunday, February 26, 9:30 am - 12:20 pm (this includes travel time)
Cost: $99 per person. Includes transportation, Hawaiian juices, soft drinks and dry snacks. Beer, wine and mixed
      drinks available for purchase.




                                                      Zip Line
Experience a guided zipline course of eight exhilirating runs. Hike through trails with panoramic views, suspended bridges
and waterfalls. Cruise into the oldest rainforest on the island. Participants must weigh between 80 and 270 lbs. Minors
must have an adult present on the tour. Requires a low to medium degree of physical stamina and strength. Not for people
with heart conditions, recent bone or joint injuries or pregnant women. Transportation (45 minute drive each way) is
optional.

When: Monday, February 27, 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost: $180 per person if transportation is not needed
      $230 per person if transportation is needed
                          91st Annual OCA Convention
                            Pre-Convention Trip to Honolulu/Waikiki
                                              February 20 - 22, 2012


Monday, February 20
Arrive in Honolulu. After your flower lei greeting at the airport, you will be taken to the center of Waikiki to
the Ohana Waikiki Beachcomer Hotel, located in the middle of all of the shopping, restaurants and activities of
Waikiki Beach and a one minute walk to the beach! This evening is at your leisure.

Tuesday, February 21
This morning you will take a tour of Honolulu, Punch Bowl Crater and Cemetery, and Pearl Harbor. Afternoon
will be at your leisure.

Wednesday, February 22
Today you will be taken to the airport for your short flight to Kona (Big Island) for your main program.

Includes:

•   Round trip transfers in Honolulu
•   Luggage handling at airport and hotel
•   2 nights at the Beachcomer Hotel located in the center of Waikiki
•   Sightseeing tour of Honolulu and Pearl Harbor
•   Baggage handling
•   All taxes
•   Air fare from Honolulu to Kona (Big Island)

Cost:    $499.00 per person, when there are 2 people to a room (standard room)

         $699.00 per person, when there is 1 person to a room (standard room)

         $599.00 per person, when there are 2 people to a room (ocean view)

         $849.00 per person, when there is 1 person to a room (ocean view)



About the Beachcomer Hotel
The hotel offers three restaurants, expresso cafe,
room service, fitness room, swimming pool, high-
speed internet access in all guest rooms, self-service
laundry, travel agency, rental car desk, and video
arcade. It’s a pleasant 20-minute walk to Kapiolani
Park, Honolulu Zoo, and Waikiki Aquarium.
                         91st Annual OCA Convention
                                    Post-Convention Trip to Maui
                                        February 29 - March 3, 2012


Wednesday, February 29
Depart Kona (Big Island) for your short flight to Maui. Upon arrival transfer to Kaanapalli and stay at the
elegant Sheraton Maui, located next to golf courses, shopping and restaurants! You will be on a beautiful white
sand beach.

Thursday, March 1
This morning you will have a tour of Maui, visiting the dormant Volcano Haleakala and see the spectacular
House of the Sun Crater. You will enjoy the 10,000 foot summit and see the visitors center and rare
silverswords plants. Some of the highlights you will see are unique species of birds, the Nene Goose, the town
of Wailuka, sugar cane fields, and Ka’ahumanu Church. Finally you will experience a three-hour tour of the
famous Iao Valley State Park.

Friday, March 2
Full day at leisure.

Saturday, March 3
Depart for home.

Cost:    $799 per person, when there are 2 people to a room (garden view)

         $1,161 per person, when there is 1 person to a room (garden view)

         $899 per person, when there are 2 people to a room (ocean view)

         $1,361 per person, when there is 1 person to a room (ocean view)


Includes:

•   Airfare from Kona (Big Island) to Maui
•   Round trip transfers to and from airport
•   3 Nights at the deluxe Sheraton Maui on
    Kaanapali Beach
•   Tour of the Island of Maui
•   Baggage handling
•   Hotel taxes and service charges
•   Maid gratuities

About the Sheraton Maui: Enjoy a 142-yard
freshwater swimming lagoon with meandering lava-
rock waterways and whirlpools, walking distance to
two championship golf courses, beach activities, desk
& poolside concierge; three miles from the dining
and nightlife of Lahaina, and more!




                                                                              Iao Valley State Park
                        91st Annual OCA Convention
                                           Sponsorship



Would you like to sponsor one of our event or sessions at the 2012 OCA Convention in Hawaii?
Sponsorship opportunities are available! As a sponsor, your company name will be displayed:
•	 In the convention program
•	 At the actual session or event
•	 OCA e-newsletter

Let us know what your preferences are! The cost is $200 per sponsorship session or event.

Contact Name: ________________________________________ Phone: ________________________
Company: ___________________________________________________________________________
Address: ____________________________________________________________________________
Fax: _________________________________ e-mail: _______________________________________



_____ Friday evening theme dinner (Feb. 24)
_____	 Tuesday	evening	final	dinner	and	dancing	(Feb.	28)
_____ General session - What Every Contractor Needs to Know About Asset Protection,
      Tax Reduction, and Estate Planning (Friday, Feb. 24)
_____ General session - Effective Construction Negotiating - Part I (Monday, Feb. 27)
_____ General session - Effective	Construction	Negotiating	-	Part	II	(Tuesday,	Feb.	28)	



Total Sponsorship:                                              $ _______________




Sponsorships are due by January 15, 2012. Make checks payable to OCA Convention Trip and
mail to: Ohio Contractors Association, Attention Kim Bowling, 1313 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH
43215. Contact Kim Bowling to pay by credit card at 614-488-0724 or 800-229-1388.

				
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