Waves of Opportunity

The telecommunications and broadband industry continue to change and offer new opportunities, recent regulatory revenue reform has added a measure of certainty in the industry.

 At the Illinois Telecommunications Association’s Annual Convention, you will have the opportunity to find out what changes are on the horizon in Illinois from a legislative, political and regulatory landscape that will help you navigate the waters as new products and technologies emerge. Join us in Osage Beach, MO at the new Margaritaville Lake Resort (formerly Tan-Tar-A Resort) June 9-11, 2019!!

There you can network with friends and colleagues from around the industry and catch the latest on state and federal policies changes as well as the cutting-edge technology.

Margaritaville Lake Resort (formerly Tan-Tar-A)

494 Tan Tar A Drive
Osage Beach, MO 65065
(573) 348-3131

Room Block Rates (per night):

Guest Room $139
One Bedroom Suite $250
Two Bedroom Suite $350


Block room cut-off date is 5/11/19. Don't wait, reserve your room today! Click here to reserve your room or call the hotel directly at (573) 348-3131 please make sure you ask for the ILTA Convention Rate.


Sunday, June 9th

Convention Registration and Welcome Reception

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


Tropic Island Cruise & Dinner

5:00-6:30 Cruise

6:45-9:00 Dinner


Join us as we enjoy cocktails and networking on a Private Chartered Cruise, followed by dinner in the Windgate Room at the hotel.

(Cost: $100.00 per person)

Monday, June 10th

Margaritaville Lake Resort- Conference Parasol II

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - General Session

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch (Cost $50.00 per person)

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  - Vendor's Exhibition & Reception

9:00 p.m.  - 10:30 p.m.  - Dessert Reception- Redbud Room

 Tuesday, June 11th

19th Annual Jack Tharp Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament

The Oaks Golf Course (on property)

8:00 a.m Shotgun Scramble: (Cost $150.00 per player)

Lunch and beverages provided



Trap Shoot Event

9:30 a.m.

Missouri Trapshooters Association

51 Trapshooters Rd
Linn Creek, MO 65052

(573) 346-2449

Lunch, shells and targets are provided. No gun rental available.



Jimmy Buffett Party and Dinner

JB's Boathouse (on property)

5:30 p.m. - Suppliers' Dinner and Drinks

On Tuesday June 12th, we will end the 2019 convention with a night of dinner, drinks and dancing the evening away while the Phin-Addicts play all of our Jimmy Buffett favorites.   (Cost: $100.00 Adult, $75.00 Child)