Truckstop and Travel Plaza Membership

From advocacy to education, NATSO delivers the tools that help operators maintain their competitive edge. The association is committed to providing exceptional resources at an extreme value. Members receive the following benefits:

Advocacy 
As the industry’s only national trade association, NATSO advocates the industry’s goals with the lawmakers and regulatory agencies.

On the federal front, NATSO is the voice of truckstops and travel plazas on issues that impact the industry. The association serves as your advocate to Congress and federal regulatory agencies. Your dues dollars help to fund NATSO’s aggressive advocacy efforts that preserve the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands employed in the industry.

On the state scene, NATSO monitors and reports on legislation that affects the industry, alerting you to advocacy efforts you can advance locally. There are many instances where NATSO contacted a local mayor or local representative and utilized NATSO’s research and talking points to make a difference.

NATSO Day on Capitol Hill Conference

Participate in the highly acclaimed NATSO Day on Capitol Hill for NATSO members only. Inform key Members of Congress about the hot issues that affect your business. Meet with your congressional representatives during appointments arranged by NATSO to help advance the industry’s position with decision makers. You will receive in-depth briefings and a personalized pocket agenda to make the most of your access to key Members of Congress. The conference will be a memorable experience that makes a historical impact.

Custom Programs
NATSO offers several customized programs to help members maximize their savings and their service. Programs include NATSO’s check verification program, an exclusive NATSO and Caribou Coffee program and discounted credit card processing. Visit the programs page here to learn more. Learn about NATSO's member programs here.

The NATSO Show

NATSO members can attend the premier show for the truckstop and travel plaza industry at discounted rates. See the latest products and services and meet existing and prospective suppliers who have the goods and services to make your operation run smoothly and deliver what your customers want and need. Hundreds of exhibitors will be there to bring you the most up-to-date products and services. Come network and roundtable with truckstop and travel plaza colleagues who are working through similar challenges and experiences. The NATSO Show is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss! Save the date, Jan. 26 - 29, for The NATSO Show 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. Learn more about The NATSO Show here.

Stop Watch Magazine

NATSO's bi-monthly magazine is packed with news and feature articles that will give you insights into new ways of running your business. By implementing the ideas you get from the magazine, you will save money and increase your profits. Read the latest issue of Stop Watch magazine here.

NATSO News Weekly 
Keep up-to-date with NATSO's weekly electronic newsletter. Learn the latest government, regulatory and business developments that affect your business. NATSO members can request NATSO News Weekly here.

Online Buyers’ Guide

Looking for a new supplier or vendor? Check NATSO’s online Buyers’ Guide for a complete list of suppliers that have proven their dedication to the travel plaza industry by joining NATSO as allied members. The guide is a great reference resource for truckstop and travel plaza operators. Support allied partners that support you! Access NATSO's Buyers' Guide here.