APTA Expo is a celebration of everything “public transportation.”
Held every three years in conjunction with the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Annual Meeting, EXPO is public transit’s premier showcase of technology, products and services. Be at the center of the growing public transportation industry October 9-11, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. APTA EXPO is the only event where innovation and technology converge to accelerate every mode of public transportation and every aspect of your organization.
Join industry leaders accelerating the future of the public transportation industry as registration is free.
APTA EXPO Show Floor Hours
- Monday, October 9, 2017
10:30 am – 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 10, 2017
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 11, 2017
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Georgia World Congress Center.
What you can see:
The APTA Center – Booth 8409
Members and non-members alike are encouraged to visit The APTA Center where there is something for everyone! Consider the Center your “home away from home” where you can sit down, relax and learn about APTA’s services and resources. APTA staff and member representatives will be available during EXPO hours to assist with questions and provide membership resources and information.
2017 AdWheel Awards Exhibit – Booth 8311
The AdWheel Awards Exhibit is the perfect place to gather new marketing and communications ideas. The exhibit will showcase the best in public transportation marketing, advertising, and communications.
The AdWheel Grand Awards Ceremony will be presented at a special session Monday, October 9.
Join us for our segment-focused Appreciation Days created to facilitate enhanced learning and networking opportunities for attendees. The Appreciation Days feature tours of the show floor, focused education sessions and more. Events will be hosted in the Appreciation Lounge Booth 1400.
Monday, October 9 is Student/Young Professional Day
Tuesday, October 10 is City Transportation Officials Day
TechKnowledge Experience – Booths 3875, 3979 & 4075 in Hall B
Through engaging presentations and time in between to get hands-on guidance from experts, the TechKnowledge Experience is the perfect way to get connected with experts who know technology like the back of their hands. Experience a unique spotlight on technology with tech experts available to demonstrate practical tech solutions, review your social media profiles, and boost your productivity. You’ll walk away empowered and savvy.
EXPO Eats – Located Outside Between Halls B and C
NEW FOR 2017! As you’re heading from one hall to another, stop by EXPO Eats for some food, drinks and entertainment. Located outside between halls B and C, grab your colleagues and friends to eat, drink, listen to some great music and check out an autonomous vehicle demonstration and bus display.
Autonomous Vehicle Demonstration Area
The future is here! New this year, Hall B will host autonomous vehicle demonstrations. Stop by to see demonstrations from the following companies:
LinkedIn Lounge – Booth 3979
When was the last time you updated your LinkedIn profile? Too long to remember? LinkedIn recently revamped their platform so it’s time to take a fresh look at your profile. Join experts at the LinkedIn Lounge for complimentary profile reviews!
Relaxation Station – Booth 2253
Stop by the Relaxation Station sponsored by CH2M to connect and recharge. Professional Massage Therapists will provide an upper body massage on professional massage chairs. They will relax the classic tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms and help you feel more welcome, appreciated, refreshed, alert and energized. Foot massages will be available too! Be sure to stop by after walking the EXPO floor for a foot refresh.
Trams on the Show Floor
Need a break from walking? Take a tram! There will be four trams (two in each hall) to assist you in navigating the expansive EXPO show floor. Tram stops will be along the way for you to await the next tram. The trams can accommodate up to six passengers at one time and will run during show floor hours.
Also see… Kyle Brooks (BlacCatTips), Atlanta street artist, create a mural inside the INIT booth.
Take a selfie, or take a seat and share with us how YOU see transit. Because transit is more than just patterns and lines. It’s people, community, environment – LIFE.