2019 SOUTHERN TOW EXPO SHOW SCHEDULE
Friday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7TH
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. WreckMaster Training Class 2/3 Springhill Hotel Conference Meeting Area, Coastal Room (Coffee & snack assortment provided.)
Outdoor Exhibitor Trucks
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exhibiting trucks can arrive.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 8TH
Location-Orange Beach Event Center
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Indoor Exhibitor Setup & Registration
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Outdoor Exhibitor Setup & Registration (All exhibiting trucks need to be in the parking lot between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.) Tow Trucks for Beauty Contest can arrive.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. WreckMaster Training Class 2/3 Springhill Hotel Conference Meeting Area, Canal Room (Coffee & snack assortment provided.)
Deep-Sea Fishing Tournament
Location-SanRoc Cay Marina
8:00 a.m. Arrival Time at Marina
9:00 a.m. Departure Time
3:00 p.m. Return Time (Trophies will be awarded Saturday.)
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Truck wash will be done in the Orange Beach Event Center Parking Lot.
3rd Annual Towing Association Dinner and Meeting (Association Members-RSVP Only)
Location- Marriott Springhill Suites
6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Meeting for dialogue between state associations.
Alabama Towing and Recovery Association Meeting
8:30 p.m. ATRA (Alabama Towing and Recovery Association) holding their monthly meeting in the Coastal Room at Springhill Suites.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH
Southern Tow Expo and Beach Bash
Location- Orange Beach Event Center
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Attendee Registration hours
12:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Show Floor hours
Tow Association Members Only
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. "Increase Your Association's Revenue Streams" by Jim Shellhaas-Ranger SST
Location-Marriott Springhill Suites Conference Center, Coastal Room
12:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Springhill Suites Conference Center next to Orange Beach Event Center
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Truck wash will be done in the Orange Beach Event Center Parking Lot.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Beach Bash (Fried Shrimp/Pulled Pork, Live Band, Clyde Mays Whiskey Samples, Beer) sponsored by Santander and TowMate in the Orange Beach Event Center Parking Lot.
Planned TIMS Event (Live On-Site Recovery)
8:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. By local first responders of Orange Beach and WreckMaster
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Attendee Registration hours
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Show Floor hours
10:00 a.m. Awards will be presented for the Deep-Sea Fishing Trounament and Tow Truck Beauty Contest
GEICO and the NABC Recycled Ride Car Presentation
11:00 a.m. GEICO and the NABC will be making a recycled rides car presentation to Eye, Heart, and World, a non-profit, human-trafficking prevention organization.
10:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Springhill Suites Conference Center (Go to www.southerntowexpo.com to register for specific seminars though pre-registration is not required to attend.)
Jerr-Dan Product Onsite Demo
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Jerr-Dan will be sponsoring prizes for a Tow Truck Rodeo for fastest recovery times in a live scenario competition in the back of the Orange Beach Event Center Parking Lot.
Jerr-Dan Tow Truck Rodeo
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to see the various products Jerr-Dan offers to help meet towers daily towing needs quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively.
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Childcare held at Springhill Suites. Pre-registration required.
7:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m. Party at the Flora-Bama (Food, Band & Beer Sponsored by Tow Professional) with "Whiskey Jam" - five stages, one big party. Southern Tow Expo ends.