News from the ITA

January 11, 2019

 

Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a great holiday season! As we welcome 2019, we want to take the opportunity to thank each of our member companies! We truly appreciate your continued support! We look forward to a great year and look forward to serving you in the coming months! 

2019 ITA Membership dues were sent out December 11, 2018. If you have not received yours, please contact Angela for a duplicate to be emailed or mailed.


Legislative Update

The 100th General Assembly adjourned following the final session days Jan 7-9. Only a few items of business were addressed during the Legislature's final days, including a measure that will allow incoming Governor JB Pritzker to increase the salaries of agency directors 15 percent. Pritzker said it was necessary to raise the salaries for agency directors to attract top talent. The House and Senate also approved legislation to restructure the Illinois Tollway Board. 

The members of the 101st General Assembly were sworn into office Jan. 9. The House Calendar and Senate Calendar are available on the Illinois General Assembly website.

The inauguration for Governor-elect JB Pritzker, and the other statewide constitutional officers, is Monday, January 14. 


Regulatory Update

Commission Approves Application by Wisper ISP for Services Statewide

At it's January 9 Regular Open Meeting, the Illinois Commerce Commission approved the application by Wisper ISP, Inc. for a Certificate of Local and Interexchange Authority to Operate as a facilities based carrier of telecommunications services statewide throughout the State of Illinois. The case is Docket 18-1590.


Become an ITA Partner today! 

Don't miss the opportunity to take advantage the ITA Annual Partnerships! These partnerships will will give your company top recognition on our website all year and at our two annual events. Pay once for all-inclusive registration and exhibit space a the ITA Annual Convention and the Fall Vendor Showcase, while enjoying the additional benefits that are included for our annual partners. We have two options for our annual partners:

 Megabit Partner - $2,500 

  • Vendor Exhibition booth at both Convention and Showcase
  • Company logo on ITA website all year
  • On-Site recognition with company logo listed on signage at convention and showcase
  • Company name listed in convention and showcase programs
  • Annual Partnership ribbon on each company representative's name badge
  • 10% discount on additional company attendees' registration at convention and showcase

 Gigabit Partner - $5,000

  • Vendor Exhibition booth at both Convention and Showcase
  • Quarterly ITA newsletter member spotlights
  • Full-page ad in the printed ITA Membership Directory
  • Company logo on ITA website all year
  • On-Site recognition with company logo listed on signage at convention and showcase
  • Company name listed in convention and showcase programs
  • Annual Partnership ribbon on each company representative's name badge
  • 10% discount on additional company attendees' registration at convention and showcase 

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