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

Make your hotel reservations now by calling the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa at 850-267-9500 ext. 6700. Be sure to identify your affiliation with the Alabama Trucking Association Convention OR to register for your room(s) online, click here.

Rates cannot be changed at check-in or checkout for those who failed to identify their affiliation at the time the reservation was made.

Our preferred room rate for this year’s meeting is:

 $284 plus tax for a Standard Room
(upgrades available upon request)

ATA preferred rate room block closes Friday, March 25, 2019. After this date, reservations will be honored based solely on availability and subject to rack 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 being finalized to make ATA’s 2019 Annual Meeting And Convention the best ever! We have some new twists and big surprises this year, and we will update this space with more information and announcements as they happen.

In the meantime, download a meeting agenda here. 

Convention Sponsorship

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

McLeod Software Corp.

Major Event Sponsor

ATA Comp Fund

ACT 1 Sponsors

AAA Cooper Transportation
B. R. Williams Trucking, Inc.
Billy Barnes Enterprises , Inc.
Birmingham Freightliner
Buddy Moore Trucking
Church Transportation & Logistics
Greenbush Logistics, Inc.
Gulf City Body & Trailer Works, Inc.
J & M Tank Lines
McGriff Tire Co.
Southland International Trucks and Trailers
Watkins Trucking Company
York Risk Services Group

Platinum Sponsors

Action Truck Center, Inc.
B & G Supply Co., Inc.
Benny Whitehead, Inc.
Davison Fuels & Oil Co.
Deep South Freight
Four Star Freightliner
Gulf City Body & Trailer Works, Inc.
Mid State Thermo King
National Bank of Commerce
Nextran Truck Centers
Progress Bank
R. E. Garrison Trucking, Inc.
RangeWay Carriers
Robbie D. Wood, Inc.
ServisFirst Bank
Storey Trucking Company
Utility Trailer Sales of Alabama, LLC
Wiregrass Construction Co., Inc.
Wright Transportation, Inc.

Gold Sponsors

Action Resources
Baggett Transportation Co.
BMO – Transportation Finance
Coffman International Trucks
Equipment Solutions, LLC
Evergreen Transport LLC
Heritage Freight Warehouse & Logistics, LLC
McGriff Insurance Services
Palomar Insurance Corp.
Porter Billing Services LLC
Quantum Logistics, LLC
Service One Transport
Transport Trailer Center