Join us at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa
Henderson, Nevada

NOTE: Registration for the Annual Conference opens July 8, 2024.

Join us October 7-10, 2024, at the stunning Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa in Henderson, Nevada, for the 106th Annual RTA Conference!

This premier event will unite professionals from across the wood tie and railroad industries: sawmillers, wood treaters, railroad engineers and procurement personnelallied association representatives that support RTA's efforts to promote the long-term sustainability of the wooden railroad tie, and many more. Be inspired by informative sessions led by industry experts covering key topics such as:

  • Challenges and Opportunities in the Hardwood Marketplace
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Sustainability Practices
  • Research and Innovation
  • Railroad Engineering Projects
  • Railroad Procurement Trends and Expectations

Beyond these enriching sessions, you'll have ample opportunities to network at receptions, a banquet and awards ceremony, our annual golf tournament at the Jack Nicklaus Signature Reflection Bay Golf Club, and off-site visits to local attractions that showcase the beauty of the area.

The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort and Spa provides the perfect backdrop for learning and networking. Just 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, it offers a serene environment that even attracted the NFL Kansas City Chiefs for Super Bowl LVIII. With on-site dining, a spa, pool, and other amenities, this resort promises a rejuvenating experience.

Mark your calendar for October 7-10, book your travel to Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport, and stay tuned right here for registration details. Browse photos from the 2023 Conference HERE.


Thank You 2023 Sponsors!

There are many sponsorship opportunities each year. The Railway Tie Association sincerely appreciates each sponsor's financial commitment to the Annual Conference.

To sponsor or exhibit, please contact RTA Executive Director Dr. Nate Irby at [email protected] or (601) 218-6004.

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