The NATSO Show 2017 Schedule

Sat., January 21, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NATSN Board Meeting
Meeting Room 205
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
River Concourse, Outside Exhibit Hall A
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
Exhibit Hall A
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Steering Council Meeting
Meeting Room 106. Steering Council members only.
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Cocktails hosted by NATSO’s Chairman Circle Members
River Concourse, Outside Exhibit Hall A. 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
Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge. Cash bar.
Sun., January 22, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
River Concourse, Outside Exhibit Hall A
7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
Exhibit Hall A
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. AMBEST Board Meeting
Meeting Room 204
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. NATSO PAC Committee Meeting
Meeting Room 102
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. NATSO Government Affairs Committee Meeting
Meeting Room 102. All travel plaza attendees welcome.
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. NATSN Board Meeting
Meeting Room 205
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. NATSO Board and NATSO Foundation Board Joint Meeting
Meeting Room 100/101
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Opening Workshop: Great Ideas! for Independent Operators
Great Ideas Space. Independent truckstop and travel plaza attendees welcome.
Sponsored by: KSG-Logo-Outlined-(2)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Exhibitor Welcome Event
Meeting Room 102
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. The NATSO Show State of the Industry & Keynote
Center Stage, Exhibit Hall A
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Welcome Party
Exhibit Hall A. Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by: FD_Wordmark_FD_JPG valvoline-hd-logo-2016-cmyk
6:30 p.m. NATSO PAC Football Party
Second Floor River Concourse. All PAC contributors welcome. Email dfialkov@natso.com for information.
Late night Informal Networking at Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge in the Westin
Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge. Cash bar.
Mon., January 23,  2017
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
River Concourse, Outside Exhibit Hall A
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Know Your Truckstop Breakout Educational Session: Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Travel Plaza Talent
Meeting Room 103/104
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Keynote and Breakfast on the Show FloorThe Rise of the Long-Range Electric Vehicle
Center Stage, Exhibit Hall A
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Show Floor Open
Exhibit Hall A
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Expo Hours and Great Ideas Bar*
Exhibit Hall A
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote on the Show Floor: Political Intelligence
Center Stage, Exhibit Hall A
Sponsored by: reglogo
1:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Know Your Truckstop Breakout Educational Session: Costs
Meeting Room 102

  • 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:

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Late night Informal Networking at Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge in the Westin
Savannah Midnight Sun Lounge. Cash bar.
Tues., January 24, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration Open
River Concourse, Outside Exhibit Hall A
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Know Your Truckstop Breakout Educational Session: Coffee Program Best Practices and Trends
Meeting Room 103/104
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote on the Show Floor: Plan for Tomorrow’s Economy
Center Stage, Exhibit Hall A
Sponsored by: chevron_4c
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Show Floor Open
Exhibit Hall A
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Expo Hours and Great Ideas Bar*
Exhibit Hall A
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Closing Keynote on the Show Floor: Creating Retail Disruption the Amazon Way
Center Stage, Exhibit Hall A
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Expo Hours and Great Ideas Bar*
Exhibit Hall A
Sponsored by: federatedinsurancenew phillips66150
3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-Out
Exhibit Hall A

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

Silent Auction sponsored by: federatedinsurancenew