100th Annual Railway Tie Association Symposium and Technical Conference

Bonita Springs, Florida October 22-25
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Bonita Springs, Florida

Conference Photos By Gary Coleman

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2017 Photos

See the recap of our 2017 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 
2017 Symposium & Technical Conference
in San Diego, California

Koppers, Inc. for the President's Reception, Banquet bar, Conference Give-away Bags, Birch Aquarium Tour Transportation, 
     Gold Level Golf Sponsorship, & Hospitality Suite
Nisus Corporation for the App, Signage, WiFi, Corporate Massage Therapist, & Tabletop Exhibit
Stella-Jones for the Railroad Purchasing Forum, Spouse Favors, Gold Level Golf Hole, Zoo Transportaiton & Hospitality Suite
Gross & Janes for the Conference Audio Visual, & Hospitality Suite
Ruetgers Group for the Business Luncheon & Hospitality Suite
National Salvage and Service Corp for the Name Badges, Sustainability Forum, & Tabletop Exhibit
Progressive Railroading for the Banquet Event, Gold Golf, & Tabletop Exhibit
Lonza Wood Protection for the Wednesday Continental Breakfast & Tabletop Exhibit
Cahaba Pressure Treated Forest Products for the Opening Session, Midway Tour Transportation, & Tabletop Exhibit
MiTek for the Premium Conference Gift
RailWorks for the Thursday Continental Breakfast
Wheeler Lumber for the Conference Gift, Silver Golf & Tabletop Exhibit
Georgetown Rail for the Research Forum
Encore Rail Systems for the Awards
Mellott Wood Preserving for the Thursday Coffee Break and Conference Photography
Herzog for the Wednesday Coffee Break and Gold Golf
Taylor Machine Works for Wednesday Afternoon Refreshments & Tabletop Exhibit
NRC for the Speaker's Gift & Engineering Forum
Brewco for a Vendor-mercial Exhibitor Presentation & Tabletop Exhibit
North American Tie and Timber For banner ads on the app & Hospitality Suite
Tank Fab for Banner ads on the Conference App 
Appalachian Timber for the Engineering Forum
Acme Wood Preserving for a General Conference Sponsorship & Silver Golf Sponsorship
American Wood Technology for a General Conference Sponsorship & Tabletop Exhibit
McCreary County Hardwoods for The Awards Sponsorship & Amex Gift Card
Lone Star/Asphalt & Fuel Supply for for the Conference Programs
Somerville Tie Company for a Gold Golf Sponsorship
Gemini Forest Products for a Silver Golf Sponsorship
Encore Rail Systems for a Tabletop Exhibit
Wood Care Systems for a Tabletop Exhibit
Lewis Bolt and Nut Company for a Tabletop Exhibit
Lindner America for a Tabletop Exhibit
Omaha Track  for a Tabletop Exhibit
Canadian Pacific for an AMEX Gift Card 
Canadian Pacific for a Bronze Golf Sponsorship
Pandrol for a Bronze Golf Sponsorship


Photos from the 2017 Conference In San Diego, California

Thank you to Gary Coleman of Coleman Photography for great shots of the 2017 Conference in San Diego!
To see all of Gary's RTA Conference photos follow this link to be directed to the Coleman Photography website.