2018 Annual Conference 

Registration is available for the Annual Conference!!

Please review the information below. If you have any questions, please email Rebecca East at reast@arktransit.org

 

 

                           2018 Arkansas Public Transportation Conference

                                                                                     October 8-10, 2018

                                                                   Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center

                                                                                        Hot Springs, AR

Exhibitor Information

Hotel Reservations & Information

To reserve your room, please contact the hotel at (501) 321-4430. Be sure to tell them you are attending the Arkansas Transit Association Conference. You can also register online by clicking here.  The conference rate is $104.00 for standard rooms, and upgrades are available. A block of rooms has also been reserved for Sunday night. The room rate will be available until September 21st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Airport and Shuttle Information

For those of you flying, the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock is an hour away from the Embassy Suites Hotel in Hot Springs. If you have any travel questions or need assistance, please email Rebecca East at reast@arktransit.org.

Shipping Materials

If you wish to ship materials to the hotel, please send them to 400 Convention Blvd., Hot Springs, Arkansas, 71901. You must include conference name (ATA), day you arrive at the hotel, your name and company information (including phone number) with the materials.

Conference Schedule and Trade Show:

To register, please complete the on-line registration form. [Register here]

We can send an invoice for your fees, or we can send a payment request through PayPal.

We are currently developing the agenda and will send it later this summer.

For scheduling purposes, conference sessions generally begin Monday morning.  A Welcome Reception will be Monday afternoon and then a Tour of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad Depot in Hot Springs.  On Tuesday, we will have programs, trade shows, ATA’s Annual Meeting luncheon and the annual fish fry.  The conference will conclude around noon on Wednesday.

Trade Show Door-Prizes

We will have a door-prize drawing Tuesday afternoon at the trade show and hope that your company will participate.  You can indicate what your prize will be at the conference registration desk.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please let us know if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities.  We will send more information regarding sponsorships soon.

 

                                                                                           Exhibitor Set-Up:

                                                                               7:30 A.M., Tuesday, October 8th

                                                                                  Hot Springs Convention Center

 

                                               For more information, contact Rebecca East, Communication Coordinator

                                                                                        PHONE: (501) 372-8900

                                                                                          FAX: (501) 372-8901

                                                                                     E-MAIL:  reast@arktransit.org

                                                                         Arkansas Public Transportation Conference

                                                                                       October 8-10, 2018

                                                                                      Embassy Suites Hotel

                                                                             Hot Springs Convention Center

                                                                                     400 Convention Blvd.

                                                                           Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

 

Dear ATA Members and Friends,

The Arkansas Public Transportation Conference will be held October 8-10, 2018, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in historic Hot Springs National Park. Meetings and the trade show will be held next door at the Hot Springs Convention Center.  Hot Springs is a beautiful town with plenty to see and do. For more information, visit their website at http://www.hotsprings.org/ .

Conference Registration:

Register on or before August 10th to enjoy a very special discounted rate of $150 for members and $375 for non-members.

To register, please complete the on-line registration form. [Register here]

We can send an invoice for your fees, or we can send a payment request through PayPal.   

Rates are for one-day attendance and spouses are also reduced for those who take advantage of this early registration.  If you need further assistance with registering, please contact Rebecca East at reast@arktransit.org or 501-372-8900. 

Room Reservations:    

To reserve your room, please contact the hotel at (501) 321-4430.  Be sure to tell them you are attending the Arkansas Transit Association Conference. You can also register online by clicking here.  The conference rate is $104.00 for standard rooms, and upgrades are available. The room rate will be available until September 21st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Preliminary Schedule and Session Topics:

We are currently developing the agenda and will send it later this summer.

For scheduling purposes, conference sessions generally begin Monday morning.  On Monday afternoon, we will take a Tour of the nearby Missouri-Pacific Railroad (Hot Springs Intracity Transit) Depot. A Welcome Reception will be held Monday evening at the Embassy Suites Hotel.   On Tuesday, we will have programs, trade shows, ATA’s Annual Meeting luncheon, door prize drawings expo, and the annual fish fry.  The conference will conclude around noon on Wednesday.

Please visit our website for updates as we will be adding information about the conference.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 Arkansas Public Transportation Conference in Hot Springs!