2019 ATA Annual Convention & Meeting – Sandestin, Fla.

Join your colleagues and friends for the Alabama Trucking Association’s 2019 Annual Convention & Meeting, set for April 25-27 at The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in beautiful Destin, Fla.

Convention Contact:

Jane Nixon, ATA Events Coordinator jnixon@alabamatrucking.org 334-834-3983


To register, call 334-834-3983 to register with an ATA staff member, register securely online, or download a registration packet below. Carefully review and complete all forms and fax or email them to Jane Nixon at 334-262-6504 or jnixon@alabamatrucking.org.

Register Here
(Download a hard copy of the registration packet here)

Hotel Reservations

Heads Up! Our Convention room block at the Hilton is completely full, but worry not, you can still make lodging arrangements with the hotel for the adjacent facility, the Luau. Book online here and enter the group code 24499, or call 800-320-8115 and mention your affiliation with the Alabama Trucking Association for the best rates.

Other information:

  • Rates are based on double occupancy
  • There will be a $20.00 charge for each additional adult per room
  • Check-in time is 4:00pm/Checkout time is 11:00am
  • Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis
  • ATA staff cannot assist with lodging reservations

Cancellation Policy:  Once an individual reservation has been made, any changes should be made directly with the Group Reservations Department. The Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa requires a one night’s room deposit and must accompany reservation form (check or major credit card). A credit card will be charged for one night’s deposit. To ensure accommodation availability, reservations and deposits must reach the Hotel at least 30 days prior to arrival. Full refund of deposit will be forfeited unless cancellation is received 14 days prior to arrival.

Early Departure Fee:  An early checkout fee of one night’s room and tax will be charged unless the Hotel is advised prior to or at the time of check in.

Entertainment + Speaker Lineup

Details are now finalized for ATA’s 2019 Annual Meeting And Convention — and from the looks of things things, this could be our best meeting ever! The event is packed with informative programs, exciting events, and top-notch entertainment offerings. On top of that, attendees have an opportunity to network with the best business leaders our industry has to offer.

Our agenda focuses on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for trucking. Together, we will find solutions that will benefit each of us, no matter what niche or business sector we serve. 

Meeting Agenda (For download and printing)


Show your company’s support for the Alabama Trucking Association. Become an official ATA Convention sponsor. There are three sponsorship levels available:

  • Act I – $6,000
  • Platinum – $3,000
  • Gold – $1,500

Sponsorship Pledge Form

Each sponsorship level offers exclusive benefits and special recognition before, during and after Convention. Every sponsor is listed on the ATA Convention website; the onsite printed program; and in wrap-up coverage in 2nd Quarter edition (June 2019) of Alabama Trucker magazine.

Depending on the level of your sponsorship, your firm’s logo will appear on the aforementioned items and at select locations and events during Convention. Sponsorship fees must be paid in full by March 17, 2019. A single sponsorship cannot be split between two (or more) companies.

Please note: We no longer offer print advertising for sponsors in the convention program. Thanks to the following firms for sponsoring our event:

Presidential Sponsor

Major Event Sponsor

ACT 1 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Action Truck Center, Inc. (Volvo Trucks)
B & G Supply Co., Inc.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
BBVA Compass
Benny Whitehead, Inc.
Boyd Bros. Transportation
Carrier Transicold South
Coffman International, Inc.
Davison Fuels & Oil Co.
Deep South Freight
Dixie Trucking Company
Electronic Funds Source LLC
FLX Systems/Vizual Proof
Fontaine Trailer Company
Four Star Freightliner
Great West Casualty Co.
Gulf Coast Truck & Equipment Co., Inc.
Heritage Freight Warehouse & Logistics, LLC
Hornady Transportation LLC
J.J. Keller & Associates
J. Scott Enterprises, Inc.
Kenworth Truck Company
Love’s Travel Stops
Mid State Thermo King
Montgomery Transport, LLC
National Bank of Commerce
Navistar – International Truck
Nextran Truck Centers
Penske Truck Leasing
PNC Bank
Progress Bank
R. E. Garrison Trucking, Inc.
RangeWay Carriers
River Valley Ingredients – Hanceville, AL, Cuthbert, GA
Robbie D. Wood, Inc.
ServisFirst Bank
SmartDrive Systems
Southeast Logistics, Inc.
Storey Trucking Co.
Summerford Truck Line, Inc.
Transport Enterprise Leasing
Trimble Transportation
Utility Trailer Sales of Alabama, LLC
Volvo Trucks North America
Ward International Trucks, LLC
White Oak Transportation, Inc.
Wiregrass Construction Co., Inc.
Wright Transportation, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

Action Resources
Aon Transportation and Logistics Practice
Assured Partners of Alabama dba Turner & Hamrick
Baggett Transportation Co.
Baldwin Transfer Co., Inc.
Ball, Ball, Matthews & Novak
BMO – Transportation Finance
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Capital Volvo Truck and Trailer
Carlisle Medical
Coleman World-Wide Moving
Comdata Corporation
Complete Tire & Service
Continental Tire
Dunn Building Co., LLC
Empire Truck Sales, LLC
Equipment Solutions, LLC
Evergreen Transport, LLC
Farris Evans Insurance Agency, Inc.
FleetPride Truck & Trailer Parts
Great Dane Trailers
Mack Trucks, Inc.
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.
McGriff Insurance Services
McGriff, Seibels, & Williams, Inc.
Meritor, Inc.
Michelin North America
Omnitracs, LLC
Ox Bodies
Palomar Insurance Corp.
People’s United Equipment Finance Corp.
Perdido Trucking Service, LLC
Pilot Flying J
Pitts Media
Porter Billing Services, LLC
ProBilling and Funding Service
Quantum Logistics, LLC
Regions Financial
Renasant Bank
Ross Neely Systems, Inc.
Rushing Enterprises, Inc.
Service One Transport
Shell Lubricants
Shoreline Transportation, LLC
Thompson Carriers, Inc.
Transport Trailer Center
Vertical Alliance Group
W. H. Thomas Oil Co., Inc.
Wal-Mart Transportation, LLC
Warren Averett, LLC
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance
Wilks Tire & Battery Service, Inc.
WTI Transport
Yokohama Tire Corp.


Avondale Trucking
Fuller Warehouse & Gin, Inc.
Highland Technical Services
J P Transportation Safety Consulting
Johnstone Adams LLC
Long Lewis Truck and Tractor
PR Companies