2019 SOUTHERN TOW EXPO SHOW SCHEDULE

SHOW HOURS: 

Friday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7TH

Training

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

Exhibitor Setup

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.

 

Training

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.)

 

Truck Wash

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

 

Seminars

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

 

Truck Wash

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Truck wash will be done in the Orange Beach Event Center Parking Lot.

 

Beach Bash

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

 

Awards Presentation

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.

 

Seminars

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.​

 

Childcare

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Childcare held at Springhill Suites. Pre-registration required.

 

Flora-Bama Party

Location-Flora Bama

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. 

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 11: Enjoy your travel home!

®2017 Southern Tow Expo

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