American Towman Exposition - Baltimore
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 … Most of 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 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.

Baltimore Convention Center
The Center is conveniently located to the Inner Harbor with lots of shops and eateries. It is close to a scenic walkway and the Baltimore's World Trade Center which has a fantastic 360 degree view of the City. Discover the Center’s outdoor terrace, complete with a working herb garden and green roof canopy made of drought-resistant, native vegetation. The terrace doubles as space for receptions or networking with colleagues. Experience the perfect combination of advanced technologies and professional services, each successfully executed and delivered by the Center’s dedicated team.

Exhibit Hours:

Thursday, Nov. 21, 1 pm- 5 pm

Friday, Nov. 22, 11 am - 5 pm
(Grand Opening)

Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 am - 5 pm

Baltimore Inner Harbor
Baltimore is the towman's home away from home: great food, great accomodations, historic attractions, all by the water. The Bull & Pig Roast (Miller Rocks) is at the Hard Rock Cafe by the water. Calitri's Cuba is a block up at the Power Plant.

American Towman's Welcome Cruise boards across from the Sonesta Harbor Court and the Hyatt. Festival Night is at Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel Grand Ballroom. All the hotels and the Baltimore Convention Center are within two blocks of the harbor.
American Towman Academy
With over 25 seminars featuring top speakers, it is the industry's largest educational program. Topics reflect the issues and subjects that are important to the towing business owner to help increase one's bottom line. Passport seminars are being held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

$150 Advance Registration gets you access to all the seminars you are able to attend, and complimentary breakfast Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ($225 after Nov. 17). Open to all who sign up for the Carte Blanche Passport.

INSURANCE CONFERENCE
Insurance Stability: Captives for the Towing Industry
The towing industry has been battling the constant ebbs and flows of the insurance marketplace. As the cost of transferring risk continues to climb, safety driven towing companies have taken the leap to captives. Captives have proven to be the path to stabilizing insurance programs, shielding your company from industry losses and collaborating on best practices to mitigate claims.
Don Blood, Abe Elias, Brown & Brown, and Todd Welch, Charter Partners. Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 am

“Risk” is a Four-Letter Word
It’s “fact” the industry has its inherent risks. So, why do towers intentionally put themselves in harm’s way by side stepping common sense and proper techniques? This fast-paced seminar examines 100-plus photos of towers demonstrating careless, complacent, and downright ignorant actions and techniques; many considered illegal and not industry acceptable.
Randall Resch, American Towman. Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 am

BUSINESS OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Bid Response to Law Enforcement & Government Contracts
So, ya’ wanna’ tow for law enforcement or government contracts? Towman’s, Randall Resch, presents, “Bid Response 101”, with focus to the nuts, bolts and hurdles necessary to competing open bid processes. Consideration to formal contracts begins by responding to RFPs, invitations and (bid) offerings.
Randall Resch, American Towman. Thursday, Nov. 21, 11 am

ESSENTIAL PRACTICES CONFERENCE
Succession Strategies to Protect & Perpetuate your Towing Business
Learn the strategies and tools the nation's top firms use to save their clients millions of dollars each year.
1 - Succession strategies that protect your legacy, maximize your freedom and increase your net worth.
2 - Systems to ensure the continued success of your towing business through the next generation of owners and managers.
3 - How to properly structure your towing business to minimize taxes on sale or transfer.
Larry Oxenham, American Society for Asset Protection. Thursday, Nov. 21, 11 am

TOWING OPERATIONS CONFERENCE
Beyond the Breakdown: Turning a Tow Call into a Loyal Customer
Whether it’s an accident or a dead battery, a heavy truck or minivan, you are out there helping motorists in their time if need.
Each day your phone is ringing with opportunity, and whether that next call comes from a motor club, a cash call generated from your advertising, or another source, there may be potential lurking just below the surface.
This seminar is ideal for towing company owners and dispatchers. Don't miss this chance to learn how to transform a roadside breakdown into a valuable opportunity for your business!
Jesse Lubar & Chris Blake. OMG Tow Marketing. Friday, Nov. 22, 9 am

Vehicle Fluid Cleanup and Your Tow Service Agreement (TSA), Insurance, and the Law
(1.5 hrs.) Do you respond vehicle traffic collisions? We examine the law, regulations, tow service agreements, dealing with insurers, and getting paid for your work. Knowledge is power. Know what to expect and how to minimize and overcome the obstacles in the performance of your duties and your right to get paid. Learn protocols, hazards, and free resources available to you when responding to EV accidents.
Jim Figueira, Environmental Chemical Solutions. Friday, Nov. 22, 9 am

Protecting Evidence Hold Vehicles
Towing for law enforcement requires the handling of evidence hold vehicles and how you handle them can be detrimental to preserving valuable trace evidence. Fingerprints, DNA, fibers, paint transfer, vegetation or dirt stuck in tire treads or fender wells, and tire tread marks are just a few of the sources of evidence that could possibly be disturbed through the towing companies handling of the vehicle. Protecting evidence hold vehicles includes special handling of the transport, secure and limited access to the storage area and proper documentation. This seminar will discuss ways tow companies can avoid contaminating valuable trace evidence.
Terry Abejuela, American Towman. Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 am

A Compliant Vehicle Storage Facility in an Environmental World
Know how the regulators classify your facility based on the wastes and pollution generated from damaged vehicles. Understand the hazards damaged EVs present even if they don’t catch fire. Know how to classify, store, and dispose of wastes generated from traffic accident cleanup. Be trained in "good housekeeping" duties and protocols that can help keep you in compliance when dealing with debris cleanup wastes, vehicle fluids and damaged electric vehicles (EVs).
Jim Figueira, Environmental Chemical Solutions. Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 am

SAFETY CONFERENCE
Highway Safety
Survival when working on the side of the road requires the proper attitude and a strong and consistent commitment to safety. This seminar will cover development of the proper attitude and techniques to reduce your exposure to highway hazards, avoid complacency and provide a safer work environment on the side of the road. Emergency lighting, safety apparel, truck positioning, and more will be discussed.
Terry Abejuela, American Towman. Friday, Nov. 22, 9 am

EV Hazards and the Aftermath for Towing and Recovery
Energy Security Agency is leading the industry in Lithium Ion Battery education and research, in this seminar we will give a brief overview of Electric Vehicles (both commercial and personal) their hazards and the aftermath after an incident. ESA will give a brief description of the hazards to tow agencies and then the resources that are available to them.
Bobby Schneider, Energy Security Agency. Friday, Nov. 22, 10 am

EV Commercial Vehicle Tow-ability
Currently and in the near future, operators across the industry will be dealing with tasking Commercial Electric vehicles. In this seminar, ERSCA's Director of Training, Shane Coleman will be sharing insights and information operators need to know. Keying in on the operations side of the work, topics like Emergency Response Guides, attachment / lift points, and even the sequence of the "hook-up" and or transportation of Commercial EV's will be addressed. "Commercial Electric vehicles will affect the operators not only in what type / level of service they will provide, but more importantly, how they provide it". Said Coleman.
Shane Coleman, ERSCA. Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 am

BUILDING REVENUE CONFERENCE
Increasing Revenue/Returns from PPI
Increase Revenues and Returns for YOU, and YOUR CUSTOMERS with parking assets (Mult-Family Properties and Pay to Park Lots). Extend your PPI to complete parking management with integrated permitting AND enforcement.
Jim Shellhaas, Ranger SST. Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 am

The Business & Economics of Owning a Rotator
Thinking about getting a rotator? Many tow companies are enjoying the benefits and added business that a rotator brings to their bottom line. Is it the right investment for you? This two-hour seminar tells you everything you need to know.
Eric Fouquette, Big Wheel Towing. Thursday, Nov. 21, 10 am

Simple Marketing: Revenge of the Little Guy
In this session Drew Wash will share his Two Bucket Marketing strategy. You'll learn how to get your name out there and then be the company that customers choose. The bonus is that you'll not have to share your revenue with big business.
Drew Wash, Towing.com. Friday, Nov. 22, 8 am

Under the Hood with Google
Get the inside scoop on optimizing online, enabling your tow company to rank highly in search, advertise efficiently, earn more positive reviews, and ramp up cash calls in your service area.
Kevin McMillan, Lift Marketing Group. Friday, Nov. 22, 10 am

Tips and Tricks Of Air Cushion Revenue
Discussion and questions regarding how to make money over a wide range of airbag uses from uprights to underwater.
John Sweezy Jr. & Matt Bartlett, Matjack Jumbo Safelift. Friday, Nov. 22, 10 am

Towing Advertising, Marketing and Websites
Get more cash calls from Google. The team at OMG Tow Marketing will teach you the importance of optimizing your online presence to improve your ranking on Google. From Google verification issues to generating positive reviews and building towing websites, we will give you the tips you need to succeed.
Jared Fischgrund & Chris Blake, OMG Tow Marketing. Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 am

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Liability in Hiring – Are Your Policies Exposing You to Extra Risk?
Hiring is tough, but it can also expose you to severe liabilities if not done properly. Join Brian as he explores some common mistakes made in the interview and qualification phases of hiring, especially when hiring drivers or technicians. This seminar covers best practices on a Federal level, your state may have additional restrictions.
Brian Riker, American Towman. Thursday, Nov. 21, 10 am

Leadership-Where Do You Stand? Are You A Dictator or A Leader?
The moment you hired your first employee you took on a leadership role whether you wanted it or not. What does it take to be a great leader? What are the common attributes of great leaders? Attend this workshop and learn the techniques needed to lead.
David Saline, DRIVE. Friday, Nov. 22, 8 am

Toxic Culture – Is Your Company Suffering From the Effects of a Bad Employee?
Many owners tend to overlook a bad attitude if the employee with the bad attitude is a high performer. This creates a toxic environment that causes everyone to suffer. Explore options to prevent this and advice on how to correct your company culture if it is already toxic. A must attend resource for today’s leader that wants to build a high-performance team.
Brian Riker, American Towman. Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 am

Winning Your Culture War
Understand how habits are defining your company's culture. Learn how to create the habits that will result in the company culture you want and eliminate the habits that are holding you back!
Casey Burrows and Bear Godfrey, WreckMaster. Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 am

Independent Courses/Meetings/Workshops
WreckMaster's Keys to Heavy Duty EV Success
Join Lead Instructor Nick Webb for a 2-hour seminar on Heavy Duty EV trucks. This seminar will include how to safely interact with heavy duty EV's, manufacturers recommended towing procedures from all the major brands. What tools maybe required for towing, recovery, and storage. Get informed so you can tackle these jobs with confidence! Knowledge is Power! "CYA" in the Ditch.

Independent Course - $125/person. $200 after Nov. 17.
Nick Webb, WreckMaster. Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 am - 10 am

ERSCA Rig For Success - Advanced Course Open to All Levels
4-Hrs Classroom - Limited to 45 attendees
This course will provide advanced applications of rigging, including the use of diverse types of equipment. Key applications will focus on rigging standards and tips for successful rigging. Rigging is a term used in the towing industry to refer to the process of setting up and using wire ropes, chains, synthetics, and other materials to lift, move, or secure heavy objects. When rigging to standards, the rigging system manages the risks of the job. A strong focus will be on proper safety protocols that must be followed when rigging to the safety and success of the task.

Independent Course - $395/person. $495 after Nov. 17.
Shane Coleman & Robert Craddock, ERSCA. Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 am - 12 noon

Recovery Business Success
Presented by: Ron Myers, Pine Tree Towing. A special three-hour course geared towards the business end of recovery. Three crucial steps for recovery business success will be covered: Documenting the Recovery; Billing the Recovery; and Collecting on the Recovery Invoice.

Independent Course - $250/person. $350 after Nov. 17. Save $100 by registering now
Friday, Nov. 22, 9 am - 12 noon

American Towman Quick Clearance Certification Course
Arm your company and its tow operators with accepted quick clearance methods, on-scene incident management preparation, essential communications with police and fire command. Test follow 3 hours course, require for American Towman Quick Clearance certification card.

Independent Course - $75/person. $150 after Nov. 17. Save $75 by registering now.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 8 am - 11 am

Ron Myers • Pine Tree Towing & Recovery, Association of Professional Towers of Ohio
Ron is an award-winning towing recovery-plus transport specialist, with more than 35 years of experience. Ron is a recognized professional tower and is an active Operations Manager at Pine Tree Towing and Recovery in Cambridge, OH. He is the President and founding member of Quick Clear Professionals of Ohio, and an instructor for Quick Clear and TIM principles and procedures.

Ron was a founding member for the Association of Professional Towers-Ohio, and is the current president of the Police Towers of America. He was appointed to Ohio’s Governor’s Traffic Safety Council in 2021, and currently serves on Ohio’s Traffic Incident Management Steering Committee.
It’s Only Money, Yours! with DRIVE
Owning a successful tow business is hard work – it doesn’t stop. If you learn the key components of running a great tow business or auto repair shop, you will be on the path to greater profits and freedom. You will learn the correct workflow, the best financial actions to take and the policies & procedures you need to incorporate today – for a better – and happier - tomorrow for you, your crew and your family.

Independent Course - $150/person. $250 after Nov. 17.

Presented by Jim Saeli, DRIVE. Thursday, Nov. 21, 8 am - 12 noon


Recovery Billing Course - 8 Hour Training
Presented by Eric Fouquette and the Recovery Billing Team.

Part I - Friday, Nov. 22, 9 am - 1 pm. (4 Hours classroom)
Part II - Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 am - 1 pm. (4 Hours classroom)
Incl. Carte Blanche Passport on Thursday!

You have spent hundreds of thousands on equipment…it's time to invest in a course designed to teach you how to invoice efficiently, stop settling, and get paid! After years of trial, error, and missed payment opportunities, we now know exactly what needs to be done to get paid for recovery work, how to navigate the various insurance/private payer routes and what triggers each to get paid time and time again. In this course, you learn in two days what took us 40+ years to acquire. The Recovery Billing Course will show you how to overcome recovery billing & collection obstacles that can be rectified with the proper education and systems. Join our elite network of thousands of tower owners and managers who've taken the course!

You'll learn:
• Foundational Principles: Handbooks, policies, safety, insurance needs, and more.
• Documenting the Scene from Start to Finish.
• Drafting the Documentation Packet.
• Laws to Help Get Paid: Expert towing & recovery attorneys educate on the main reasons for claim denial (AND how to overcome them).
• How to Bill: Learn how to get paid on various types of insurances: collision, property damage liability, home owners, and more!
• How NOT to Bill: Learn how to avoid mistakes and spot objections before they happen!
• How to Navigate an Insurance Claim: Learn how to navigate various insurance processes and how to work with the vehicle owner and the payer, not against them.
• Negotiation strategies: How to respond to things like “sorry, that’s not covered” and “we never pay that” - you’re going to be fully prepared when it comes to communicating with payers.

Amount $2,500 per person, then up to an additional 4 employees for $1,500/each. Contact Recovery Billing regarding the evening seminar.


Education and Hands-on Training
The nation's top trainers and speakers are here in Baltimore to give you a top-tier learning experience. Hands-on and classroom experience with WreckMaster Rotator Training, as well as in-depth courses such as Recovery Billing, Recovery Business Success, American Towman Quick Clearance Certification, Alternative Fuel Vehicles - A continuing Course in Safety, (NEW) ERSCA Advanced Winching and Rigging and (NEW) Work Smarter Not Harder with DRIVE.

Allstate Roadside Education will be held in the Exhibit Hall FREE during show floor hours.

WreckMaster Rotator Training
Industry's Premier Rotator Training with WreckMaster Instructors

FEE REQUIRED $795/person. $895 after Nov 17. Fee also includes Carte Blanche Passport.

Wednesday Nov. 20, 8 am - 12 noon (4 hrs Classroom) Includes Lunch
Wednesday Nov. 20, 1 pm - 5 pm (4 hrs Hands-on) Shuttle to location
Thursday Nov. 21, 8 am - 12 noon (4 hrs Classroom)

WreckMaster instructors Bruce Campbell & Jeff Martin, will conduct an exclusive 12-hour training course on rotator recovery, comprised if classroom and outdoor hands-on instruction.

INTRODUCTION & EXPLANATION OF STUDENTS ROLE
• Introduction of Lead Instructor, assistances and students
• Set Course goals and objectives
• Overview of WreckMaster program

YOU & THE TOW TRUCK SET-UP
• Positioning the truck
• Leveling the truck
• Recommended distances- Utilities Overhead & Underground
• Recommended cribbing
• Safety in General
• GROUND LOADS
• Calculating Out-rigger Loads

UNDERSTANDING THE LIFT
• Determining the weight
• Shock Loads
• Cause and effect of tipping
• Determining the COG “Center of Gravity”

THE BOOM
• Calculating “Load Capacity”
• Calculating “Boom Top Load”

RIGGING
• General overview
• Wire Rope, Synthetic & Chain Bridles
• Calculating Bridle Leg Lengths
• Calculating Bridle Leg Loads
• Selecting the Correct Rigging for the job
SITE SAFETY
• PPE “Personal Proction Equipment”
• Operator Training
• Rigging Training
• Site Supervisor Training



Allstate Roadside Education
The Allstate Roadside Education Team will be in Baltimore, bigger and better than ever!

Join us during the convention’s three days of expo hours. We will be on stage with towing professionals like you, sharing tips, tricks, and detailed technical information to help you load vehicles safely and quickly. Stay tuned for more details about our class sessions or email us at ARSEducate@allstate.com for more information. We look forward to seeing you in November!



Schedule available soon

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Festival Night
Featuring the legendary "American Towman Medal Ceremony" honoring towers who stood out for their heroic feats and are recognized for their bravery and courage. The evening will also include the "March of Heroes" for those who were pinned the Order of Towman and Towman Medal winners. Festival Night includes fun entertainment and is the best dinner in town! Enjoy the finest cuisine.

The Mike Corbin Band sings "Home of the Brave", a song honoring towers, and several songs interwoven throughout the evening, including Booms in the Sky, Bless the Spirit Riders, and the Road Calls, plus other Towman Ballads and American favorites. Enjoy a dinner event like no other!

Saturday, Nov. 23, 7 pm, Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel - Grand Ballroom.
$90 per person $60 per child.
Tickets required & jacket suggested.



Sponsored by American Towman Magazine.



Ceremony of The Order of Towman
Nominees for The Order of Towman are recognized for showing extreme dedication to the towing trade and the community they serve. Nominated by their towns police or fire chief, they have stood out as going above and beyond to provide service under difficult circumstances and have a history within their community of getting the job done safely and in a timely manner.

The Order is sanctioned and presented by American Towman Magazine at a ceremony of passage where they will be receiving the Cross of the Order and participating in the March of Heroes during Festival Night.

Friday, Nov. 22, 6 pm. Baltimore Convention Center, Camden Lobby.



American Towman Exposition honors the Towman who has ever operated a tow truck and worked the white line – by offering the exclusive Towman Valor Pin with your name engraved.

Make a moment of receiving the Valor Pin – make your trip to the American Towman Exposition one you will always cherish.

There will be a photo wall where company owners can pin the Valor emblem on their dedicated operators, or have themselves pinned. There will be several backdrops appropriate for pictures of those the Valor Pin honors, including the Towman Monument and the murals: Lifelines and Masters of Chaos.
Special Events
AT Expo is an overwhelming networking experience, whether one moseys about the Wrecker Pageant, shares notes with other Academy goers, engages with the exhibitors, joins the WreckMaster training experience, or partakes in Festival Night.

The stars of AT Expo may be all the equipment but the greatest resource may be all the illustrious characters that make up the towing industry. It doesn't get any better than clicking beer bottles at the Bull & Pig Roast at the Hard Rock where Miller Rocks! Or blowing smoke at Calitri's Cuba in Luckies Tavern (Power Plant). AT Expo is the place where one networks among thousands of towers and suppliers and yet the networking dyanamics aren't much different than they were in the Iron Age where it was all one on one.

Calitri's Cuba VIP
The Calitri’s Cuba Cigar event is one reason towing’s generals come to Baltimore. It’s the chance to smoke fine cigars and talk towing strategy away from the front lines of battle.

Price: $30 - Package includes 2 premium cigars & 1 drink!
Friday, Nov. 22, 9 pm. Luckie’s Tavern – Power Plant Live

Sponsored by:

Miller Rocks! Bull & Pig Roast
Miller Rocks! on Friday Night at the Hard Rock Cafe, sponsored by Miller Industries, has been a tradition at AT Expo for 14 years. There's nothing like it as towing professionals take over the Hard Rock Cafe. It's first-come first-served for the Bull & Pig Roast, but the party keeps on going! Whether you're inside the Hard Rock or out in the Miller pavilion on the water, you'll chill out like never before!
 
Great food, live music, and more!

Friday, Nov. 22, 7 pm. Complimentary tickets available at Information Booth & Registration

Free Event Sponsored by Miller Industries & American Towman
 

ACE Awards
A great time to network with peers and motor club representatives as they honor the nominees of the American Towman ACE Awards.

Nominated by motor clubs and call providers, ACE Nominees are recognized for being in the top 1% of towing operations for service reliability, professionalism and service excellence. Recipients receive the exclusive 2024 ACE Buckle Award, along with a certificate and press release.

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2 pm. Convention Center, Camden Lobby.

Sponsored by:
     

Captains of Industry
The jacket-and-tie event, sponsored by American Towman Magazine, will include dinner at the Legendary Captains Long Table.

We invite you to break bread with other leaders of the industry on the eve of the 35th annual American Towman Exposition.

Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Dinner
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks - Inner Harbor
$85 per person
Meal Choice:
6oz. Center Cut Filet Mignon
Herb-Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast
Cedar-Roasted Atlantic Salmon

Welcome/Dinner Cruise
Celebration is a big part of AT Expo. It starts Thursday night with AT's Welcome Cruise. 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 XXXV. 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.

Thursday, Nov. 21, Boarding 6:30 pm, • $85 per person
departs at 7 pm - returns 9:30 pm.

The Donnie Recovery Luncheon
Celebrating towing's legendary trainer, Donnie Cruse, this unique conference dissects and critiques the winning recoveries of the Donnie Cruse Recovery Awardees. All recovery specialists welcome.

Thursday, Nov. 21, 12 Noon at Morton's The Steakhouse. • $75 person $30 per child

Co-Sponsored by:
       

American Towman Hospitality
You'll experience American Towman's Hospitality throughout the weekend. For example, Academy Passport holders may enjoy breakfast outside the conference rooms in the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings to include rolls, eggs to order and much more, compliments of American Towman Magazine.

On Friday evening, attendees can dig into the Bull & Pig Roast, sponsored by Miller Industries, at the Hard Rock Cafe.

Saturday Pie will be offered following the ACE Awards and to those attending the American Wrecker Pageant Winners Ceremony.

Towman Hunt Skeet Shoot
Join fellow Skeet Shooters for the Towman Skeet Thursday. Transportation is provided and leaves from the Pratt Street Lobby entrance of the Baltimore Convention Center to bring you to Prince George's County Trap and Skeet Center in Glenn Dale, MD. Equipment, supplies and lunch are included in price.

Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 am. • Ticket $200 per person
Transportation departs Baltimore Convention Center at Pratt Street entrance, promptly at 9 am.

Saturday Pie
Enjoy the fantastic assortment of pies. Saturday, Nov. 23, on the Exhibit Floor.

Sponsored by:

American Wrecker Pageant
World-Class Wreckers Compete

For the towman, doing battle means doing business with wreckers all decked out. Even medieval warriors would have been intimidated. From specially designed chrome wheels to uniquely cast lever heads and paint jobs evoking different ages, different landscapes, the American Wrecker Pageant inside the Baltimore Convention Center is the world's premier truck pageant. Kick back, enjoy the trucks, and jaw with the men and women who proudly own them as they vie for the Pageant's legendary trophies.

American Wrecker Pageant and Pageant Voting open during Exhibit Hall hours.

Trucks enter into the Convention Center Wednesday, 8 am - 5 pm & Thursday, 8 am - 10 am. All trucks will remain in Convention Center until the completion of the award ceremony on Saturday.

Ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, 4 pm at the BCC Band Stage.

Thursday, Nov 21, American Wrecker Pageant Reception • Free for Wrecker Pageant Partcipants Only • In The Wrecker Pageant area

Wrecker Pageant Truck Wash available on-site at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Entry fee:

• Light-duty (pre-2024)
• Light-duty (2024-2025)
• Medium-duty
• Vintage (41+ years)
• Service/Support truck


• HD Single Axle
• HD Tandem
• Rotator
• Carrier


One vehicle per class/maximum three per company.
Hotels
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
$209/night • HQ Hotel, Festival Night
4-Star, rooms with harborview, fitness center, restaurant/bar, connected to mall. 2 blocks from Convention Center. Show your badge & receive 10% off food/meal purchases at Hotel Restaurants, Bar or Coffee Shop Specials on Friday & Saturday Night.

Marriott Waterfront
$250/night
Luxurious rooms with harborview, fitness center, restaurant/bar. Show your badge & receive 10% off food/meal purchases at Hotel Restaurants, Bar or Coffee Shop on Friday & Saturday Night.

Marriott Inner Harbor
$209/night
One block from Convention Center, fitness center, restaurant.

Sheraton Inner Harbor
$209/night
1 block from Convention Center with a catwalk, indoor pool, fitness center, free WiFi

Lord Baltimore Hotel
$159/night
Two blocks to Convention Center. Includes fitness center and free Wi-Fi. Pet friendly.

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court
$181/night
4-Star Hotel across from Harbor. 2 blocks to Convention Center.

Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor
$219/night
Next to Convention Center. Near Morton's Steakhouse.

Hilton Baltimore
$245/night
Connected to Convention Center by convenient catwalk. Includes free WiFi, fitness center, pool, & meeting room availability.

Hampton Inn
$159/night
Find us off I-395, across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards. We're a short walk from the Baltimore Convention Center and the Inner Harbor. The University of Maryland Medical Center is a three-minute drive away, and it's the same to M&T Bank Stadium for Ravens games. Fuel up on free hot breakfast, and unwind in our indoor pool and fitness center.

You will be able to reserve hotel accommodations through Visit Baltimore Passkey after you have completed your registration. After this cut-off date, you may contact the hotel directly for reservations and/or changes to existing reservations. Please note that American Towman does not authorize hotels or housing agents to call you – so beware of scammers!
Attendee Services
American Towman legion
As an attendee you earn a merit-based membership in the American Towman Legion, no fees or strings attached.

Travel Discounts
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Schedules available soon
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