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2013 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition

October 19-22, 2013
Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL

2013 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition

Online conference registration is no longer available; however, you may still register once you arrive at the Orlando World Center Marriott.  Proceed to the Cypress Ballroom Foyer beginning at 8:00am Saturday, October 19 to register onsite.

Also, rooms at the Orlando World Center Marriott are no longer available.  Instead, overflow rooms are available at the Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista in the Marriott Village. Call (888) 789-3090 and state that you are with the 2013 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition to get the discounted rate. Transportation will be provided between the Courtyard Orlando Lake Buena Vista and the Orlando World Center Marriott.

Important Housing Alert:

American Trucking Associations (ATA) has been informed that a company named Convention Housing Services from Las Vegas, Nevada, is contacting ATA attendees and exhibitors indicating that ATA has asked for their company’s assistance regarding hotel accommodations for the upcoming 2013 ATA MC&E.  PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ATA DOES NOT HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH THIS COMPANY.  Click the “Important Housing Alert” link in the right-hand column below “Attendee Downloads” for further instructions and information.

“Looking Forward, Embracing Change—That’s Trucking!”

The ATA Management Conference & Exhibition – trucking’s most prestigious show of the year – is your once-a-year opportunity to join with your trucking industry counterparts from across the nation. Experience exclusive networking opportunities, blockbuster exhibits, powerful general sessions, cutting edge educational programs, substantive policy discussions, exciting entertainment and much more. Last year's MC&E had the largest attendance this century, and we'll continue the trend in Orlando!

The ATA MC&E brings the top executives in trucking together!  This annual meeting is a 4-day event featuring a strong slate of educational sessions, plus an exhibit floor which will feature nearly 200 companies from our industry's top manufacturers and suppliers.

16 educational and general sessions will address current industry topics:

  • Trucking Technology & Natural Gas
  • The Current and Future Economy
  • Legal Issues
  • Advocacy Issues
  • State of the Industry
  • Government Regulations and Your Bottom Line

And we’ve lined up a stellar group of guest speakers and entertainers including:

·         Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush

·         Host of FOX News Channel’s Varney & Company, Stuart Varney

·         Jeff Foxworthy – more than 13 million albums sold; the largest  selling comedian of all time

·         Dave Barry – Columnist, Humorist, Satirist

Last year broke all attendance records – and we will continue the momentum in 2013!

Join your colleagues in Orlando!

Need more information?  Contact us at mce@trucking.org or 703.838.1755.

The Exhibition

There are a variety of reasons to exhibit at the 2013 MC&E. The quality of attendees is unparalleled and the networking opportunities are endless. MC&E provides you with the tools to access and target the leads you need. An investment in exhibiting at MC&E will pay off all year long. The 2012 MC&E hosted a record number of attendees which included first-timers and repeat attendees. Have questions before you book? Give us a call at +1.703.838.1756 or email dduggan@trucking.org

The Golf Tournament

Break out your clubs, slip into your golf shoes, and hit the links early at the ATA MC&E Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, October 19. One of Florida’s top courses, Hawk’s Landing is 18 immaculate holes sculpted to test duffers and scratch players alike. It puts 6,600 yards of championship golfing right at your door. It’s everything an A-list Florida course should be, and it’s an irresistible reason for you to get an early start on the ATA MC&E. The morning of friendly competition will begin with a continental breakfast, followed by an 8:00am shotgun start, then a luncheon and a brief awards presentation. To ensure your conference activities are par for the course, click here to download the golf registration form and fax to (703) 838-1852 by Friday, October 4. Please note that in order to register for the Annual Golf Tournament, you must first be registered for the Management Conference & Exhibition. Visit http://mce.trucking.org in order to complete both registrations online, or if you’ve already registered for the conference, click the link above to access only the golf registration form. Please contact Raquel Imes at (703) 838-1985 or at rimes@trucking.org with any questions regarding the tournament.


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