The NATSO Show 2017 Schedule

Sat., January 21, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NATSN Board Meeting
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Steering Council Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Cocktails hosted by NATSO’s Chairman Circle Members
All travel plaza attendees are welcome to attend this reception, which is hosted by our Chairman’s Circle members.
6:30 p.m. New Member Dinner
Private event. Invite and RSVP required.
Late night Informal Networking at Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge in the Westin
Cash bar.
Sun., January 22, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. NATSO PAC Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. NATSO Government Affairs Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. NATSN Board Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. NATSO Board and NATSO Foundation Board Joint Meeting
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Opening Workshop: Great Ideas! for Independent Operators
Independent truckstop and travel plaza attendees welcome.
Sponsored by: KSG-Logo-Outlined-(2)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Exhibitor Welcome Event
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. The NATSO Show State of the Industry & Keynote
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Welcome Party
Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by: FD_Wordmark_FD_JPG valvoline-hd-logo-2016-cmyk
6:30 p.m. NATSO PAC Football Party
All PAC contributors welcome. Email dfialkov@natso.com for information.
Late night Informal Networking at Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge in the Westin
Cash bar.
Mon., January 23,  2017
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Know Your Truckstop Breakout Educational Session: Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Travel Plaza Talent
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Keynote and Breakfast on the Show FloorThe Rise of the Long-Range Electric Vehicle
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Show Floor Open
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Expo Hours and Great Ideas Bar*
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote on the Show Floor: Political Intelligence
Sponsored by: reglogo
1:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Know Your Truckstop Breakout Educational Session: Costs

  • Know Your Truckstop’s Net Operating Cost
  • Know Your Truckstop’s Food Costs
  • Know Your Truckstop’s Capital and Infrastructure Needs
5:30 p.m. Foundation Fundraising Dinner at the Olde Pink House
This year’s Foundation Fundraiser honoring travel plaza attendees, sponsors of the event and Chairman’s Circle members. RSVP required during the registration process. Travel plaza attendees who have not RSVP’d should contact Afua Smith at (703) 739-8568 or asmith@natso.com. Sponsors and Chairman’s Circle members should contact Pamela Hayes at phayes@natso.com. Space limited. Buses will board at 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by:  cat_logo60 DAS_pms McLane_logo100 Web
Late night Informal Networking at Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge in the Westin
Cash bar.
Tues., January 24, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Know Your Truckstop Breakout Educational Session: Coffee Program Best Practices and Trends
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote on the Show Floor
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Show Floor Open
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Expo Hours and Great Ideas Bar*
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Closing Keynote on the Show Floor: Plan for Tomorrow’s Trucking Economy
Sponsored by: chevron_4c
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Expo Hours and Great Ideas Bar*
Sponsored by: federatedinsurancenew phillips66150
3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out

Please note: The schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

Charging kiosks sponsored by: phillips66150

The Great Ideas Bar is sponsored by: innovative-relax-logo-1

Live Positively Lounge on the show floor sponsored by:  Coca-Cola100