Each company may enter as many as three trucks into the Pageant; one per class.
The winners ceremony takes place on Sunday during the International Feast adjacent to the Pageant, 4–5pm. The feast is American Towman’s way of saying thank you to the contestants and team members who put so much dedication and individuality into their prize trucks.
Whether you compete in the Pageant or take it all in and vote on your choice picks, the spectacle of the world’s finest wreckers at the American Wrecker Pageant is a great experience.
American Towman Passport:$75 Entry to all Seminars, includes breakfast Friday through Sunday.
Products and services for Towing, Transport, Recovery and Road Service will be on display and for sale at the manufacturer and distributor booths: wreckers, carriers, trailers, chassis, service trucks, as well as products and services that will surprise you! Elevated incident lights, specialty ramps, specialty call provider…
All the motor clubs and call providers are there! It’s a great opportunity to shore up relationships and begin new ones with national dispatchers.
There are dispatch, impound, and bookkeeping systems just for towing operations. You’ll be able to compare them all on the show floor!
• Looking to streamline lien processing? There are several companies on the floor who can help you. • Looking to finally get on board with GPS? AT Expo has several providers showing their systems on the show floor. • Looking to purchase a tow truck? There are several financing companies on the exhibit floor who can approve your credit for purchase on the spot.
Among the 800 exhibits you’ll see the world famous Towman Monument, the American Towman Chopper and the world’s biggest towing-theme mural: Lifelines, the Towing Industry on Canvas.
The Baltimore Convention Center is packed for the American Towman Exposition. This is "the MONSTER Tow Show"
2014 AT Exposition Exhibitors
Welcome Exhibitors - Information available in left menu
For 26 years, the American Towman Exposition has showcased the best the towing industry has to offer, from the latest in towing vehicles in both carriers and wreckers to an array of products and services. And, now, the 27th annual trade show, with our three-day show format, will give exhibiting companies more quality time opportunity to meet more new customers and build stronger sales.
In a span covering parts of four decades since its inception in 1989, A.T. Expo has brought together the leading suppliers with Tow Bosses from all parts of the country as well as internationally. When show visitors trek to the Baltimore Convention Center at the Inner Harbor they come "face-to-face" with the most innovative products, services and programs that will help make their businesses grow. For suppliers, it is an unprecedented opportunity to increase market share in this important auto and truck roadside service industry.
American Wrecker Pageant
Monster graphics on monster wreckers
Open Saturday & Sunday adjacent to Exhibit Hall
Attendees get an eyeful and earful looking at these amazing trucks and talking to their owners. From special chrome accessories to the likes of custom levers and graphics that range from pop to classical art, the AWP is truly a piece of Americana. Enter your own truck or simply enjoy the display and cast your votes on the Pageant’s electronic ballot system. The Pageant experience alone is worth the trip to Baltimore.
There are nine classes in the competition that consists of: Light-Duty (pre-2013), Light-Duty (2013-2014), Medium-Duty, Vintage (pre-1985), Heavy-Duty Single Axle, Heavy-Duty Tandem, Rotator, Carrier and the new class Service/Support Truck. First place winners of previous year can enter in same class they won in, however, not with the same winning truck.
Track 1: Towing & Recovery - Scroll to view more
Roadside Safety • Friday Nov. 21, 9am
Operating on the side of a highway is challenging. This seminar will explore techniques to increase your chances of survival on the highway, and discuss the “Move Over” law enacted in several states. Terry Abejuela, Trainer, AT Field Editor.
Don't Get Left on the Side of the Road • Friday Nov. 21, 9am
WreckMaster began teaching traffic incident management with single lane uprighting over 20 years ago. Now the government is directing that WreckMaster techniques and concepts be the standard in Quick Clearance. See where the future is for your company by attending this seminar with the nation's leading training and certification company and the consultants guiding the programs in your state. John Weaver, WreckMaster and Brian Purvis, Parsons.
The Power of Air • Friday Nov. 21, 10am
Savatech presents modern air cushion techniques to insulate profits and increase your bottom line. Brian J. France & Frank Gentilquore, Savatech.
Tower Care and Responsibilities • Friday Nov. 21, 11am
Are you operating with necessary caution during Code 3 response calls? Randy Resch illustrates how tow-related or tow operator-caused fatalities occur based on dangerous response behaviors, and how to avoid them. Randy Resch, Trainer,
AT Operations Editor.
Recovery Theater • Friday Nov. 21, 5-7pm
Some of towing’s most challenging recoveries are highlighted in this two-hour session with one of the industry’s foremost trainers. Tom Luciano, Miller Industries.
Scooby’s Mystery Theater • Sat., Nov. 22, 8am
A theatrical review of aircushion jobs worldwide. Howard Eagan, Matjack.
Safe Towing Capacity • Sat., Nov. 22, 8am
Determining safe towing capacity is not as simple as some operators think. Learn about proper weight distribution and how to calculate other information in this informative seminar. Terry Abejuela, Trainer, AT Field Editor.
Bus and Coach Towing • Sat., Nov. 22, 9am
The challenges of hooking up coaches and high-end buses are discussed in this information-packed session. Tom Luciano & John Hawkins, Miller Industries.
Understanding proper Car Carrier securement and roadside awareness while loading and unloading. This seminar will outline the most common forms of damage claims when towing or transporting a vehicle. Learn how to prevent the most common damages using effective and proven methods. David Bouvia, WreckMaster.
Handling loads upwards of 8,000 lbs. takes specialized equipment and knowledge. This seminar will explore techniques and procedures to do so using light-duty flatbeds. Dave Lambert, North American Towing Academy.
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21st Century Rotation • Friday Nov. 21, 10am
Learn how towers in your town can sign a municipality to a long-term contract that makes towers more money, alleviates the police departments dispatch responsibility through hi-tech systems, and keep the city happy. John Borowski, Police Towers of America.
Increase Profits Through Environmental Clean-Up • Friday Nov. 21, 11am
Increase your profits and learn how to get started in the environmental clean-up industry on a low budget. Darryl Birdsong will also discuss what supplies/products/equipment are needed for the different types of spills and how to utilize employees and equipment you already have. Learn how to market your business, contract the job, take samples for testing, proper disposals and invoicing. Darryl Birdsong, Birdsong Environmental Solutions.
Repossess for Success! • Friday Nov. 21, 5-7pm
The repossession business has been a great revenue stream for many tow business owners. Learn how to market yourself in a competitive market as well as receive information on safety and consumer protection. The seminar will also provide information on suppliers of products and services. Mark Lacek, Commercial Asset Solutions.
Realize the Value of Your Impound Assets • Sat., Nov. 22, 10am
Learn the real-market value of your unclaimed assets and how to make them your most profitable business segment. Brandon Richard, TowLot.com.
Don’t Leave Money on the Ground! • Sun., Nov. 23, 9am
How would you like a proven business model to earn profits from spills and cleanup? This seminar will focus on how spills occur, their impact on the environment, and the operational and business concepts that support this type of service. David & Judy Yeager, Incident Management Solutions.
Don’t Crush Your Cash • Sun., Nov. 23, 10am
Learn how to buy and sell lightly damaged, high-mileage, repossessed, and abandoned vehicles at auction with a combined live and live-online bidding auction platform. Ray Rodecker, Insurance Auto Auctions.
Join Matt Winslow of Automobile Training Institute for an exciting look at effective business succession planning. Whether you want to sell your business or get a second-in-command to run it for you, this session will help you get the free time and financial security you deserve. Matt Winslow, Automobile Training Institute.
The use of cellphones is common in the tow industry—and can be dangerous. Telematics discusses potential solutions designed to decrease exposure and increase safety on the road. Matt Gunzenhaeuser, Tom Tom Telematics.
Gas vs. Diesel • Friday Nov. 21, 11am
This seminar will cover the basics of gasoline and diesel engines as well as how and when to best apply the two. Main topics include: output variances between gas and diesel and their influence on different duty cycles; alternative fuel and where gas and diesel fit in, and; emissions regulations and influence on pricing and functionality. Mark Lowery, Ford Commercial Truck.
Learn a step-by-step process for calculating your retail phone sales conversion rate and discover how much lost revenue you have been overlooking. Daniel Ostrov, Whiterail Media.
Improving Your Customer Service • Friday Nov. 21, 6pm
A professional image in all aspects of your business is a vital part of business growth. This seminar discusses recommendations on how your company can achieve a professional image. Chris Griffin, Road America.
NMVTIS Update: Your Obligation…Your Benefit • Sat., Nov. 22, 10am
Get the latest information on Federal and state compliance efforts to mandate salvage vehicle reporting by the towing industry. Learn how the NMVTIS database can save you time and money in the lien notification process. Jim Taylor, Auto Data Direct.
Chassis Investment: Cost or Value • Sat., Nov. 22, 10am
Listen in as Jerr-Dan Corp. specialists explain key features and benefits when building a chassis, selecting best options for a greater return and adding to your bottom line. Shane Coleman, Jerr-Dan Corp.
Deriving a Profitable Business • Sun., Nov. 23, 9am
You’re in business to make money, not lose it! Veteran tow boss John Borowski, leads this highly informative session that discusses understanding what your costs are and where your proper expense percentages should be. John Borowski, Police Towers of America.
Operators Insurance, Inside Out • Sun., Nov. 23, 9am
In a tow-tally quick, prize-filled seminar, let us hook you up on how to save on your towing operators insurance that only the insiders know. Insurance can be exhaust-ing but there are ways you can drive down the cost and still get the right coverage. Diane Burrow & Haley Kirchen, TOPP.
Facebook & Towing • Sun., Nov. 23, 9am
This Facebook seminar will discuss how to improve your Facebook page, set up Google Alerts to get good local content sent automatically to your email inbox, and how to use an automated posting service to get content on there without spending hours doing it. David Tulkin, Demandforce.
Five Google Techniques Towers Need to Know • Sun., Nov. 23, 10am
Drive more cash calls to your business using these powerful tips about the ever-changing online marketing world. Dennis Wencel, TowProgram.com.
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Towing Metrics • Friday Nov. 21, 9am
Are there things you can do to either increase your dollars per call or decrease the overtime paid? Tow Industry Week’s contributing writer Don Archer discusses these and other ideas designed to find the “tweaks” in each area of your business that will boost your bottom line. Don Archer, Tow Industry Week.
Recovery Billing Alumni Special • Friday Nov. 21, 11am-1pm
Only for those who have taken the Recovery Billing Course, this two-hour seminar will be a refresher in part on how to collect for recoveries and vehicles with liability coverage only; will also discuss new laws that work in favor for towing companies. Bob Fouquette, Recovery Billing Unlimited.
Your business is to help people who’ve been in an accident—not to be the cause of one yourself! Michael Harding leads this interactive session covering risk management strategies designed to manage driver exposure and optimize their performance. Michael Harding, Markel Insurance.
Managing Drivers and Dispatchers…Anytime, Anywhere • Sat., Nov. 22, 8am
A soup-to-nuts view of the latest mobile devices/GPS technologies, and how they integrate with the back office. Todd Althouse, Beacon Software.
Keeping ’Em: Building a Long-Term Crew • Sat., Nov. 22, 9am
Driver retention is an issue that a lot of tow company owners face. Here, Randy discusses many strategies designed to build a stable, long-term workforce. Randy Resch, Trainer, AT Operations Editor.
GPS Vehicle Tracking • Sat., Nov. 22, 9am
Learn how GPS vehicle tracking capabilities can help towing companies raise productivity and lower costs through providing information that assists drivers to adopt more productive driving habits and other behaviors. Brian J. Madden, Verizon Networkfleet.
Ring The Register via Your Online Presence • Sun., Nov. 23, 10am
American Towman TV co-producer Mike Rappaport, will bring you a "real life" look into your online presence and reputation. Get a best practices peek into the successful strategies employed by America’s top tow operators. You’ll also learn how to leverage video to dominate search engines. Mike Rappaport, OMG National.
Recovery Billing Course - Includes Academy Passport
Led by Bob & Eric Fouquette of Recovery Billing Unlimited
Fee: $1850, includes two company personnel,
the Boss and billing clerk.
This is the famous 8-hour course that teaches you how to charge the value of recovery work and collect from insurance co’s.
8-hour course covers:
• Remediation of the Accident Scene
• Proper way of writing recovery invoices
• Billing liability Insurance
• Billing for vehicles that only have property damage coverage
• Obtaining payment from insurance companies
Sat., Nov. 22, 8am-12pm • Sun., Nov. 23, 8am-12pm
Fee also includes the American Towman Academy Passport and breakfasts Friday–Sunday.
conducted by WreckMaster Bruce Campbell,
Jeff Martin, and Terry Humelsine Fee: $595 per person, $695 On Site
Rotator Training is a classroom/hands-on component of the new WreckMaster 8/9 R course. You do not have to be WreckMaster Certified to participate. Class size limited. Outdoor training session takes place in Camden Yards/Ravens Stadium parking lot.
Test results/certificate Saturday at WreckMaster booth.
Miller Rocks on Friday Night at the Hard Rock Cafe, sponsored by Miller Industries, has been a tradition at AT Expo for 12 years. There’s nothing like it as towing professionals take over the Hard Rock Cafe. It's first come first serve for the Bull & Pig Roast, but the party keeps on playing! Whether you’re inside the Hard Rock or out in the Miller tent by the water, you'll chill out like never before!
Great food, live music, magic, and more!
Calitri's Cuba - Luckie's Tavern - Fri., Nov. 21, 9pm
VIP Passport: Cigar aficionados will enjoy a VIP experience at Calitri’s Cuba, featuring the world’s finest cognac and Winston Churchill's favorite brandy, Dvin, distilled and imported from Armenia; plus AT’s own signature, premium cigar along with a second premium cigar, compliments of Savatech. Passport includes one drink of Dvin, two cigars, and the premium gift. A $60 value, all for just $20 for advance-registrants. You may bring one nonsmoking guest at no charge to enjoy the cash bar.
You may also be part of the Desert Smoke without fee and receive a handrolled cigar, compliments of Savatech. This option is also on the online registration form.
VIP passports are limited, so advance-register today!
Here’s what Mr. Industry, John Borowski, said about the Int'l Feast: "I’ve never seen a feast as grand and diverse as this! I need to get a hold of whoever supplied the Bavarian sausages." Sunday’s International Feast features cuisine from many countries, including American favorites, Roast Suckling Pig and Beef Brisket. Plus German/Bavarian Sausages, Mexican Tamales, and more!
The Int’l Feast gives attendees the opportunity at show’s end to wind down with new and old friends, and celebrate being part of the world’s greatest service industry! Check off Int’l Feast if you are serious about being there for the Finale, and serious about eating!
Academy Breakfasts - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Mornings
Hot breakfasts are complimentary for American Towman Academy Passport holders outside the seminar rooms at the Baltimore Convention Center. We call it food for thought.
Hey! It’s also a great time to network with other towing professionals, compare notes, tell war stories, and make new friends.
Celebration is a big part of AT Expo. It starts Thursday night with AT’s Welcome Cruise featuring an appearance by Mike Corbin singing the Towman Ballads. Enjoy dinner and then roam on the Spirit of Baltimore as it cruises the Inner Harbor. A great way to kick off the American Towman Experience at AT Expo XXVI.
So join your peers for dinner cruising the Inner Harbor Thursday evening. Get the lay of the land from the water; enjoy Baltimore’s beautiful city-scape.
The Road Calls
A great time to network with peers and motor club representatives.
Tow Companies nominated by motor clubs and call providers for service reliability and service excellence qualify for the Towman ACE award. Recipients receive certificates and press release mailed to their local newspapers. ACEs who attend AT Expo receive the 2014 ACE Buckle.
Captains of Industry - Dinner & Conf. - Thurs. Nov. 20, 6:30pm.
Dinner conference sponsored by American Towman Magazine at the Renaissance Hotel. Enjoy a Surf ‘n Turf Dinner, industry key speakers, and the Legendary Captains Long Table.
Keynote speakers are renowned tow-industry veteran, writer, and Hall-of-Famer Randall Resch, addressing the current controversy on "Third Party Police Dispatch"; Towman of the Year, Joanne Blyton, president of the Yellowstone Valley Tow Truck Association, discussing her "Trail to the Statehouse," and Bill Johnson, Massachusetts towing association president talks about "Standing Up to the Insurance Companies."
Reception begins at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m. in the Maryland Ballroom, Salons A & E. The fee is $75 per person. Deadline for receiving your reservation is November 4th.
Break bread with other leaders of our industry on the eve of the 26th annual American Towman Exposition.
Celebrating towing’s legendary trainer, Donnie Cruse, this unique conference Friday at noon dissects and critiques the winning recoveries of the Donnie Cruse Recovery Awards. All recovery specialists welcome.
Join fellow Skeet Shooters for the Towman Skeet Friday, November 21. Transportation is provided and leaves from the Pratt Street Lobby entrance of the Baltimore Convention Center at 9 am to bring you to Prince George’s County Trap and Skeet Center in Glenn Dale, MD. Equipment and supplies are included in price. Trophy awarded to highest score. Lunch will be provided before transported back to the convention center.
$75 per shooter
Allstate Roadside Services Luxury Vehicle Training
On the show floor: Free and Open to All
Allstate Roadside Services will be conducting training classes on the towing methods for various makes and models of luxury and premium vehicles.
Participants will have the opportunity to see how to safely secure and tow a variety of luxury and premium vehicles during exposition hours.
Saturday, Nov. 22
• 11:30am-12:45pm - Porsche, VW, Audi
• 1:00-2:15pm - Jaguar, Land Rover
• 2:30-3:45pm - BMW
• 4:00-5:15pm - General Motors
Festival Night - Rennaissance Hotel - Sat., Nov. 22, 7:30pm
$55 per person, includes dinner.
Since 1989, AT has been awarding the Medal to towers who put their lives at risk to save the lives of others. These heroic stories reflect on the selfless dedication and innate heroic spirit of the towman, and are truly a lightning rod for pride in our industry. Experience the March of the Heroes and the bequeathing of the Medal. Enjoy a gourmet dinner and celebrate with the entertainment of Howl at the Moon and the act’s dueling pianos. This once-in-a-lifetime event happens Saturday night at AT’s headquarters, the Renaissance Hotel. Dinner, Medal Ceremony, and Howl at the Moon entertainment!
American Towman Medal
American Towman Hotels
Still Available All Days:
• Royal Sonesta Harbor Court • Lord Baltimore Hotel
All AT Expo Hotels are situated in close proximity to both the Inner Harbor and Baltimore Convention Center. AT Expo negotiated rates are still being honored at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court and the Hilton Lord Baltimore.
The American Towman Exposition Headquarters, Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, offers free shuttle service to the Convention Center. Expo guests receive 10% off all food/meal and gift purchases and special drink discounts. The following events take place at the Renaissance: Festival Night, Order of Towman Ceremony, Captains of Industry Conference, Back Room Exhibitor Hospitality.
All AT Expo hotels listed on the registration page will sell out! If you need accommodations, choose your hotel and advance register now!
Secure hotel rooms exclusively through AT Expo Registration. For information, pleace click on each hotel link on the left.
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel - $179 Sgl/Dbl
Call for reservation availability • (410) 547-1200
- Headquarters Hotel
4-Star, rooms w/harborview, fitness center, restaurant/bar, connected to Mall. Two blocks from Conv. Ctr. Captains of Industry, Festival Night and Towman Order Ceremony take place here! Guests receive free internet. Show your badge and receive 10% off food/meal purchases at hotel restaurants and room service.
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel sits poised overlooking downtown Baltimore's famous Inner Harbor. You'll find our hotel’s staff is knowledgeable and ready to help you discover the rich character of their hometown. Referred to as Charm City, Baltimore offers a diverse palette of exploration. Baltimore's character is a result of its rich history, once the second largest port of entry for immigrants to the U.S., it remains a city of neighborhoods. One of the most popular areas in downtown Baltimore is the city's main commercial district, home to Camden Yards, Baltimore Convention Center, National Aquarium, and host to the annual Baltimore Grand Prix races.
Sonesta Harbor Court - $169 Sgl/Dbl, $189 T
Call for reservation availability • (410) 234-0550
The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore offers an elegant hotel in a beautiful location on Baltimore's scenic Inner Harbor.
Overlooking the picturesque waterfront, our Inner Harbor hotel is within walking distance of the business district and many popular Baltimore attractions in "Charm City." This Four Diamond hotel displays a timeless elegance and refinement that guests expect of a world class hotel.
The views of the waterfront are clearly visible from a pair of dining outlets. Brightons restaurant offers daily breakfast and afternoon tea on Friday and Saturday, while Explorers features regional cuisine for lunch, dinner and late night cravings. if you are on the go, Formula Espresso is a great place for coffee, soft drinks, or light prepared foods such as salads, wraps and sandwiches.
Marriott Inner Harbor - $177 Sgl/Dbl
Call for reservation availability • (410) 895-3500
One block from Conv. Ctr., fitness center, restaurant. Complimentary Internet. Towmen Specials when you show your badge.
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards is centrally located in the heart of Baltimore. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy our impressive Inner Harbor hotel's close proximity to Oriole Park at Camden Yards and the Ravens' M&T Bank Stadium. Located on the west side of the Inner Harbor, our hotel provides easy access to all major highways, as well as BWI Airport. With Annapolis, the Chesapeake Bay and Washington, DC nearby, our Inner Harbor, Baltimore hotel’s location is perfect for weekend getaways and family vacations. Our distinctive hotel offers 18,600 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting space, ideal for conferences and wedding receptions large or small. Additionally, the hotel features 23 event rooms, breakout rooms and a Grand Ballroom that seats up to 800 guests. Our spacious guest rooms, delicious on-site restaurants and state-of-the-art fitness center make us a leader among Baltimore Inner Harbor hotels in style and service.
Days Inn Inner Harbor - $127 Sgl/Dbl
Call for reservation availability • (410) 576-1000
Across from Convention Center, bar & grill, fitness center.
Each room in our non-smoking hotel features free Wi-Fi Internet access, a microwave and refrigerator, and handicapped-accessible rooms are available. In the morning, rise and shine with a free USA Today then make a splash in our seasonal outdoor pool. Our hotel is located next to a secure parking facility and nightly parking fees apply. Please ask our friendly staff for details. For your convenience, laundry and valet services are available, and kids 17 and under stay free with an adult.
Sheraton Inner Harbor - $175 Sgl/Dbl, $195 T/Q
Call for reservation availability • (410) 962-8300
One block from Conv. Ctr. with a catwalk, indoor pool, fitness center.
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
surrounds you with the best of Baltimore. Connected to The Baltimore Convention Center and steps from the magnificent Inner Harbor and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, we are convenient to everything that makes our city so wonderful.
Holiday Inn Inner Harbor - $136 Sgl/Dbl
Call for reservation availability • (410) 685-3500
One block from Conv. Ctr., indoor pool, fitness center.
Located in the same spot it was crafted on nearly 50 years ago, the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor hotel is rooted in the city’s culture and offers a unique place to lodge within minutes of lively Inner Harbor. Perfectly situated near Baltimore Washington International Airport, Baltimore Convention Center, M&T Bank Stadium and several top Baltimore area hospitals such as John Hopkins and University of Maryland Medical Center, you’ll never be more than a short walk or drive to your next desired destination in the city.
Lord Baltimore Hotel - $129 Sgl/Dbl
Call for reservation availability • (410) 539-8400
Three blocks from Conv. Ctr., bar & grill, fitness center.
Housed in a stunning Art Deco building located in the heart of downtown Baltimore and just three blocks from the famous Inner Harbor, the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore Hotel features complimentary services such as high-speed wireless Internet access, shuttle service to Johns Hopkins, a Fitness Center and a Business Center. Guests at our Baltimore, MD hotel also enjoy the convenience of on-site dining and easy access to several attractions, including the National Aquarium and Camden Yards. Stay at the Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore hotel in the Business District, and you'll see what makes us one of the best Baltimore Inner Harbor hotels.
Hilton Baltimore - $192 Sgl/Dbl, $209 T, $229 Q
Call for reservation availability • (443) 573-8700
Next to Conv. Ctr. with a Catwalk, pool, fitness center.
Welcome to Hilton Baltimore, a AAA Four Diamond hotel. Enjoy contemporary accommodations 15 minutes from Baltimore Washington International Airport and located in downtown Baltimore's Inner Harbor district, a prime business and cultural area in Baltimore, Maryland. Hilton Baltimore is a premier meeting and convention hotel, directly connected to the Baltimore Convention Center. Guests can enjoy the hotel’s prime location next to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, M&T Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens; and the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Hyatt Regency - $170 Sgl/Dbl, $195 T
Call for reservation availability • (410) 605-2929
One block from Harbor and two blocks to Conv. Ctr., fitness center.
Treat yourself to an exceptional experience along the waterway when you stay at our AAA Four Diamond hotel on Baltimore's picturesque Inner Harbor. Host weddings, parties, or business events in our unique meeting space. Our urban contemporary hotel offers a luxury gateway to "Charm City". Impress your guests with an event in the remarkable Pisces lounge, a luxury venue that overlooks the Inner Harbor. Catch an Orioles’ game at Camden Yards, visit museums and historical sites, or explore the wonders of the Inner Harbor.
American Towman Magazine
From American Towman Magazine's Official Show Program issue mailed to 40,000 tow business owners and handed to all attendees at the Registration Desk, to the Expo Info Program, AT Expo has advertising opportunities designed to drive attendees to your booth.
Exhibitors advertising in American Towman's Program Issue also receive coverage of their products/services in the Exhibit Hightlights section of the issue.
American Towman TV
With American Towman TV, suppliers can benefit from the endless boundaries of the Internet with this industry-exclusive television program that provides coverage with a bi-weekly program throughout the year. In addition to its regular programming, American Towman TV covers the show with special show related information on what is being shown on the show floor, special events and other exciting goings-on at the event. Check for details on what advertising opportunities are available.
Tow Industry Week
Online information and industry coverage is afforded exhibitors on the Tow Industry Week website that provides online coverage of the industry as well as features of interest year-round. All pre-show information leading up to the exposition and postshow coverage is right there at a click of the mouse.
Show Program Issue - Expo Info Program
From American Towman Magazine's Official Show Program issue mailed to 40,000 tow business owners and handed to all attendees at the Registration Desk, to the Expo Info Program, AT Expo has advertising opportunities designed to drive attendees to your booth. Also placed in the hands of every show visitor at registration, the Expo Info program provides event and seminar schedules, floor plan, exhibitor list and a complete product reference section linking companies with the products on display. This useful resource helps make traveling the show aisles a more organized experience.
Exhibitors advertising in American Towman's Program Issue also receive coverage of their products/services in the Exhibit Hightlights section of the issue.
Sponsorship opportunity allows for the distribution of a promotional flyer and traffic builder at the registration counter area.
Badge Holder Inserts
Place your business card-size insert into every attendee's badge holder. It is a guarantee to draw traffic to your booth.
Place your name around every neck of the show's attendees with the Show Lanyard. Featuring your color logo on the lanyard strap, this promotional item is handed out to every registrant.
Six headers (8" x 30" ea.) and six advertising panels (38" x 40" ea.), printed with your advertising messages and seen by all registrants in the registration area, give your company premium exposure.
A source of assistance to show attendees, the Expo Info Booth is located right in the registration lobby for easy access.
Expo Show Bags
Your name and advertising message appear on the oversized Official Show Bag available to all show attendees at registration area and several locations.
One of the fun places to visit when attendees take a break from the busy show floor is the retro diner in the center of the Food Court. The eatery, resplendent with a black and white checkered floor, and emanating an old time 50s ambience is a great place to promote your corporate and product image.
Window Graphics - Front Entrance to Baltimore Convention Center
• Left side of Center
• (4) Door Locations
• Right side of Center
Banner Locations - Front Entrance to Baltimore Convention Center
• Right and left side of Escalators – leading to Registration Lobby – 8' x 16'
• Top of Escalators – Leading to Registration 10'x40'
• Pratt Street Escalators–Street Level landing, top and bottom of escalators–8'x12'
• Registration Area, (3) Locations: Above Registration Counter, Right and Left of Registration Counters 10' x 40'