Below are Frequently Asked Questions about ATSSA's Annual Convention & Traffic Expo. Questions and answers may be added or edited throughout the year, so check back often.
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The dates are January 26-30, 2018:
The 2018 location is:
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
900 E Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Publication of company name, address, phone and fax numbers, email, website address, company description (approx. 50 words) and product categories in the on-site Convention Program and Exhibit Guide and the mobile app, if application/contract and payment are received by September 30, 2017 and information has been submitted by exhibiting company by that date.
*Note: Carpeting, furnishings, lead retrieval units, and other booth display items or services are available at additional cost. These items should be purchased through vendors provided in the Exhibitor Service Kit.
Exhibitors are emailed a receipt when full booth payment has been received and processed by ATSSA. This receipt will have your booth number listed.
For information on exhibiting and set-up/tear down dates, visit Become an Exhibitor page.
Over the next couple of months, ATSSA will be sending the exhibitor contact (listed on your Exhibit Booth Space Application and Contract) notifications and updates as services become available via email. Some of these items include:
Registration for attendees and exhibitors is now open as of August 7, 2017.
Housing for the 2018 Annual Convention & Traffic Expo in San Antonio is now open as of July 10, 2017. ATSSA's Official Housing Company is RHS (ResQuest), and they are the only company that can guarantee your reservation in San Antonio. Find information about securing housing for attendees and exhibitors on our Housing page.
IMPORTANT: Please alert us if you have a question about any unofficial hotel promotions you may receive.
Attendees: To receive the Discounted Registration Rate, you must reserve hotel rooms within the ATSSA room block FIRST. Once hotel booking has been completed, you will be emailed a confirmation immediately with your Attendee ID number, which will be required in order to receive the Discounted Registration Rate.
Exhibitors: To receive free registration for booth personnel, you must reserve hotel rooms within the ATSSA room block. If you choose not to reserve rooms within the ATSSA room block, a charge of $95 per day will be incurred for each booth personnel exhibit only registrations. Regular rates will apply to daily registration. When you have competed your hotel booking, you will be provided with an Attendee/Housing ID number which allows you access to your free exhibitor badge allotment(s) once registration is open.
All personnel that need access to the show floor require an exhibitor badge. This includes, but is not limited to, representatives from the exhibiting company and outside sales representatives.
Two (2) FREE booth personnel badges and convention registrations per 10x10’ booth are included with your booth fee, providing you stay in the official ATSSA hotel room block. These two registrations include entrance to all activities and events for the entire convention and trade show. Registrations are for booth personnel only staying within the ATSSA room block. Additional passes are available at $95 per person, per day for exhibit hall access only. Customers and guests must register as Convention Attendees.