99th Annual Railway Tie Association Symposium and Technical Conference

San Diego, California October 30-November 3

Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, California

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Click here for last year's Conference page

See the recap of our 2016 Conference in Crossties magazine


Various sponsorship opportunities are made available each year. The Railway Tie Association sincerely appreciates
each sponsors' financial commitment to the annual conference every year. Your company's name and logo
will be displayed on highly visible signs throughout the conference venue. What an excellent advertising opportunity!

Below is the list of our very generous sponsors from the 2016 Symposium & Technical Conference
in Bonita Springs, Florida

Nisus Corporation for the App, the Hotel Keycards, The WiFi, The Rum Tasting Bar, The Corporate Massage Therapist, 
     & Tabletop Exhibit
Koppers, Inc. for the Banquet bar, the Conference Give-away Bags, Transportation to the optional tours, 
     Gold Level Golf Sponsorship, & Hospitality Suite
Stella-Jones for the President's Reception, The Railroad Purchasing Forum, Spouse Favors- Shelling bags, 
     Gold Level Golf Hole, & Hospitality Suite
Gross & Janes for the Conference Audio Visual, & Hospitality Suite
Ruetgers Group for the Business Luncheon & Hospitality Suite
Taylor Machine Works for the Banquet and Entertainment 
Lonza/Arch Wood Protection for the Thursday Continental Breakfast & Tabletop Exhibit
for the Premium Conference Gift- Flashlights
Progressive Railroading for the Keynote Speaker, Research Forum, & Tabletop Exhibit
for the Friday Continental Breakfast
Georgetown Rail for the Engineering Forum
National Salvage and Service Corp for the Name Badges, 2 general sponsorships,
the $200, and $300 AMEX gift cards,
    & Tabletop Exhibit
Wheeler Lumber for the Conference gift- jotters & Tabletop Exhibit
Brewco Inc. for a Vendor-mercial Exhibitor Presentation, & Tabletop Exhibit
Eagle Metal for the Conference Gift- insulated cups
Encore Rail Systems for the Awards 
Mellott Wood Preserving for the Thursday Coffee Break and Thursday Afternoon Refreshments
NRC for the Speaker's Gift- RFID blocking organizer
Bridgewell Resources for the Conference Photography Sponsorship, & Gold Level Golf Sponsorship
Appalachian Timber for the Friday Morning Coffee Break & Bronze Level Golf Sponsorship
Wood Care Systems for a Tabletop Exhibit
American Wood Technology for a General Conference Sponsorship & Tabletop Exhibit
Lewis Bolt and Nut Company for a Tabletop Exhibit
North American Tie and Timber For banner ads on the app & Hospitality Suite
Omaha Track  for a Tabletop Exhibit
Lone Star/Asphalt & Fuel Supply for for the Conference Programs
CSX for the Conference Signage
StrikerBilt for a Tabletop Exhibit & VendorMercial
Acme Wood Preserving for a General Conference Sponsorship & Silver Golf Sponsorship
Canadian Pacific for a Bronze Golf Sponsorship
Pandrol for a Bronze Golf Sponsorship


Photos from the 2016 Conference In Bonita Springs, Florida

Thank you to Gary Coleman of Coleman Photography for great shots of the 2016 Conference in Bonita Springs!
To see all of Gary's RTA Conference photos follow this link to be directed to the Coleman Photography website.