Author: Cassie Gasaway
The 2023 ATA Trade Show is back at the crowd-pleasing location: Indianapolis, Indiana. The three-day event, Jan. 11-13, brings ATA members to the racing capital of the world for business and pleasure. You don’t want to miss the ATA’s events, but if you’re not zonked and you have time, Indianapolis offers multiple events to enjoy, including tours, concerts and sports games. You’ll also find breweries and top-notch restaurants located throughout the city.
The 2023 ATA Show is a members-only event. You must have a current ATA membership to register for the Show. Please join the ATA or renew your membership. Then, register by logging in to your MyATA Member Dashboard and clicking “Register and Book Hotels.” Follow the prompts to complete the process. After registering, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a QR code, which allows you to print your badge at an express pass kiosk at the Show.
Take advantage of these opportunities and experiences while you’re in town for the industry’s biggest, most exclusive industry event of the year.
Attend any and all of the great events that take place during the ATA Trade Show. Photo Credit: ATA
ATA Trade Show Events
View the schedule of events for the 2023 Show to see everything available at the Show. If you’re looking for those “wow” events, they’re usually in the evenings. The best part is they’re free to attend and some even offer free food and drinks. Consider attending the following:
- Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m.
Start the ATA Show with doorbuster promotions and great company, food, drinks and fun. Plus, there’s a chance to win over $30,000 in gear and cash.
- Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 6 p.m.
The Connections Celebration, presented by Mossy Oak
Network and enjoy free food, free beer and entertainment by country music artist Cole Chaney with your peers.
- Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m.
Badlands Film Festival, presented by Garmin
Kick back and watch outdoor-related videos ranging from two to eight minutes long with hundreds of other industry members.
Attend an NBA game or catch live music around Indianapolis. Photo Credit: Visit Indy
According to Visit Indy staff, Indianapolis is ready for ATA members. Read their article “Five Ways Indy Is on Target for ATA” for information on how to relax and make the most of your free time.
Looking for something specific? Use the search function on the Visit Indy website to search for specific events or to look for events happening on a specific day. You’ll find Indiana Pacers basketball games, Indy Fuel hockey games, live music in Fountain Square and more.
Check out the many breweries, distilleries and wineries. Photo Credit: Visit Indy
Restaurants, Drinks and Dining
Becca Schmiegel, marketing manager for Visit Indy, recommends ATA members fill their stomachs at Taxman Brewing, Social Cantina and Harry & Izzy’s. All three restaurants are within walking distance of the Indiana Convention Center and most hotels in the ATA Hotel Block. Click here to see all the restaurants in Indianapolis. If you haven’t already, please make your dining reservations.
Schmiegel also recommends Showgoers sign up for the free Indy Craft Pass, which is a mobile passport where attendees can check in to local breweries, distilleries and wineries to get rewards. Some locations offer special discounts and deals for Indy Craft Pass users. Plus, if you visit eight locations within a year of registering for the pass, you can get a free Indy Craft Pass T-shirt. Click here for more information and to sign up.
Contact the ATA
If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the ATA business, membership and Trade Show office at (507) 233-8130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.