EXPO 2017 offers something for everyone in the diverse public transportation industry. While exploring the 800+ global exhibitors, there are also plenty of FREE show floor features to check out.

Learning Zones

Back by popular demand, the EXPO Learning Zones will be located on the show floor making it convenient to pop into a 30-minute educational session in between exploring the array of booths. See the full schedule.

The APTA Center - Booth 8409

Members and non-members alike are encouraged to visit The APTA Center where there is something for everyone! Consider the Center your "home away from home” where you can sit down, relax and learn about APTA’s services and resources. APTA staff and member representatives will be available during EXPO hours to assist with questions and provide membership resources and information.

2017 AdWheel Awards Exhibit - Booth 8311

The AdWheel Awards Exhibit is the perfect place to gather new marketing and communications ideas. The exhibit will showcase the best in public transportation marketing, advertising, and communications.

The AdWheel Grand Awards Ceremony will be presented at a special session Monday, October 9.

Appreciation Days

Join us for our segment-focused Appreciation Days created to facilitate enhanced learning and networking opportunities for attendees. The Appreciation Days feature tours of the show floor, focused education sessions and more. Events will be hosted in the Appreciation Lounge Booth 1503.

  • Monday, October 9 is Student/Young Professional Day
  • Tuesday, October 10 is City Transportation Officials Day

Stay tuned for more details.

TechKnowledge Experience – Booths 3875, 3979 & 4075 in Hall B

Through engaging presentations and time in between to get hands-on guidance from experts, the TechKnowledge Experience is the perfect way to get connected with experts who know technology like the back of their hands. Experience a unique spotlight on technology with tech experts available to demonstrate practical tech solutions, review your social media profiles, and boost your productivity. You’ll walk away empowered and savvy.

Learn more.

LinkedIn Lounge – Booth 3979 

When was the last time you updated your LinkedIn profile? Too long to remember? LinkedIn recently revamped their platform so it’s time to take a fresh look at your profile. Join experts at the LinkedIn Lounge for complimentary profile reviews!

Relaxation Station – Booth 2253

Stop by the Relaxation Station sponsored by CH2M to connect and recharge. Professional Massage Therapists will provide an upper body massage on professional massage chairs. They will relax the classic tension areas of the neck, back, shoulders and arms and help you feel more welcome, appreciated, refreshed, alert and energized. Foot massages will be available too! Be sure to stop by after walking the EXPO floor for a foot refresh. 

Trams on the Show Floor 

Need a break from walking? Take a tram! There will be four trams (two in each hall) to assist you in navigating the expansive EXPO show floor. Tram stops will be along the way for you to await the next tram. The trams can accommodate up to six passengers at one time and will run during show floor hours.  

Digital Product Showcase 

To help you create your plan of action for the EXPO hall, there are digital product showcases located just outside Halls B and C. Learn more about the products and services on display on the show floor before ever venturing inside.

International Pavilions

Want to see what is happening around the world? Stop by these international pavilions to learn more about what is going on in their countries:

  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
    Booths 1734 – 1749
  • Business France
    Booths 1810 – 1818
  • Swissrail Industry Association
    Booth 6337

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Reserve Your Hotel

APTA has negotiated special rates at Atlanta hotels for APTA EXPO & Annual Meeting attendees and exhibitors. Please reserve your hotel rooms through the show's official housing provider, Expovision.

Click here to view the list of available hotels and to book your rooms now through Expovision.