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2019 SWTA & TTA Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference, EXPO and Roadeo

Where:

El Paso Convention Center, One Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, TX 79901 Texas State Roadeo: March 1-2, 2019 Annual Conference: March 4-6, 2019

Description:

SWTA Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference is excited to land in El Paso, TX this year. We will be joining TTA as they put on the Texas State Roadeo. The Roadeo will take place March 1-2, and the Annual Conference will take place March 4-6. Join us for the region’s most comprehensive conference! 8 states under 1 roof.

Hear from notable industry leaders. See the latest transit technology. Know transit’s challenges and visionary solutions. Enjoy time with friends!

It’s time to El Paso Up!

Click HERE to watch a video giving you details as to why you should join us in El Paso!

Cost:

Conference Registration Options

Agency & Government Member Full Conference - $350
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Agency & Government Non-Member Full Conference - $450.00
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Agency & Government: Attend Monday/Tuesday $300
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Agency & Government: Attend Tuesday/Wednesday $300
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Agency & Government: Attend Monday Only $200
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Agency & Government: Attend Tuesday Only $200
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Agency & Government: Attend Wednesday Only $200

Meals included with conference:

Breakfast: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; Lunch: Monday and Tuesday; Dinner: Tuesday

Roadeo:

- Team Creative Bus Texas State Roadeo open to all Texas transit providers. $225 per participant

- Maintenance Roadeo, $600 per team

Click here to register EARLY for Roadeo!

Hotels for El Paso:

1. Doubletree by Hilton El Paso Downtown - SOLD OUT

600 N. El Paso Street - .4 miles or 8 minute walk to Convention Center

2. Courtyard by MARRIOTT El Paso - SOLD OUT

610 N. Santa Fe St. - .2 miles or 4 minute walk to Convention Center

3. Aloft Downtown


303 Texas Ave, El Paso, Texas 79901

Rate: $96 per night, available 3/3/19 - 3/6/19

This would be a great choice for conference participants.

Click Here to Make Reservations at Aloft by Marriott with SWTA discount.

4. Holiday Inn Express

409 E. Missouri Ave. - .5 mile or 11 minute walk to Convention Center

Rate: $96 (includes hot breakfast buffet, wifi, complimentary parking and a shuttle to/from airport)

This hotel is a good choice for Joint Conference and Expo participants.

Click Here to Make Reservations at Holiday Inn Express OR call (915) 544-3333 and mention the group name of SWTA.

Sponsors:

SWTA Has Great Prospects for Your Company!

If you are interested in sponsoring an event or a special project, see below for open opportunities. You will NOT register for a booth if you are a sponsor. We will create a special link for you that matches your sponsorship and many options include your booth and personnel costs.

EXCLUSIVE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES (from $2K - $7K and include your booth)

ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITIES (from $100 - $1500)

Contact Kristen Joyner for details - kjoyner@swta.org, 615.390.6863


Exhibitors:

Register Early! Our show is first-come-first-serve for best spots in the room. We are one of the most affordable shows in the region!

- 10’ x 10’ Booth ($950 members/$1700 non-members)

- 20’ x 10’ Booth ($1750 members/$3400 non-members)

- Indoor Vehicle Only ($950 members/$1700 non-members)

- Additional Add-on Vehicle ($200 per vehicle- must be connected to booth or vehicle)

Schedule

Friday, March 1, 2019
3:00-7:00

Texas State Roadeo - Registration, Testing and Briefings

Saturday, March 2, 2019
7:00-4:00

Team Creative Bus Texas State Roadeo (Coffee will be ready at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast at 7:00 a.m.)

Roadeo Participants - 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.

Judges - 7:30 a.m. walk-through and get set at your stations.

Start of Roadeo - 8:00 a.m.

6:00-9:00

Banquet

Sunday, March 3, 2019
7:00

Golf Tournament

2:00-5:00

​Registration

5:30-7:00

Opening Reception

Monday, March 4, 2019
7:00

​Registration

7:30-8:00

​Breakfast

8:00-9:15

​General Session

9:30-12:00

Breakout Sessions

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12:00

​Lunch Sponsored by Keolis

12:30

General Session

1:30-3:30

​Breakout Sessions

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4:00-5:00

​General Session

5:00

​EXPO Grand Opening and Reception

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
7:00

​Registration

7:30-8:00

​Breakfast Sponsored by KFH Group

8:00-9:00

​General Session

9:15-10:30

General Session

10:30 - 11:45

​Breakout Sessions

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11:45

​World Famous EXPO and Lunch

1:30 - 5:30

​Breakout Sessions

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1:30 - 5:30

​Sun Metro Tours

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6:00-9:00

​Tuesday Night Out Event

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
7:00

Registration

8:00-9:00

Advocacy Breakfast & Authorization Discussion

9:00 - 12:00

Workshops

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12:00

​Lunch

1:00 - 5:00

​Breakout Sessions

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5:00

​Adjourn

Meals included:

Breakfast: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Lunch: Monday and Tuesday

Dinner: Tuesday

Downloads

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Agendas for Sunday-Wednesday

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