Special Events

ATSSA’s 2018 Annual Convention & Traffic Expo is ideal for making new contacts, networking and meeting roadway safety professionals who are crucial to your future. ATSSA offers many opportunities to meet industry leaders, business professionals and peers, including the Chairman’s Reception, Opening General Session, New Member Welcome, and more!

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Special Event Dates:


  • CC = Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
  • HH = Headquarters Hotel
Saturday, January 27
6 - 7:30 p.m. Chairman's Reception (Ticket required) HH
  The Chairman's Reception marks the first official networking event of ATSSA's Convention & Traffic Expo. Mingle with colleagues and new acquaintances at this annual favorite.  

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Sunday, January 28
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Opening General Session & Breakfast (Ticket required) CC
Agenda for the Opening General Session:
  • ATSSA Annual Report
  • The Foundation Annual Report
  • ATSSA Industry Achievement Award Presentation
  • ATSSA National Safety Award Presentation
  • ATSSA National Media Award
  • Leadership Committee Report
2 - 4 p.m. New Products Rollout Event CC
  With a limit of no more than 15 ATSSA Traffic Expo exhibitors, this event is a standing-room-only forum. Presenters feature the newest and most innovative products and services for the road safety industry to convention attendees and media for a chance to win a prestigious Innovation Award.
Winners announced on Tuesday, January 30
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Monday, January 29
Times TBD ATSSA's Circle of Innovation CC
  This event gives state transportation officials an opportunity to voice their “needs from the field” in a wide variety of time-topics, i.e., signs, work zones, pavement markings, apparel, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and more.

This session is not open to the media.

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Tuesday, January 30
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Innovation Award Winners Announced CC, Exhibit Hall
  From submissions to the New Products Rollout Event, a panel of industry leaders will select the most innovative products and services for the prestigious Innovation Awards. The first, second and third place winning companies and their products will receive an Innovation Award trophy and the spotlight in ATSSA’s publications and website.
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