Truckstop and Travel Plaza Membership
NATSO membership provides you with a comprehensive collection of resources and tools you need to succeed in the truckstop and travel plaza industry. Download an application and join today.
NATSO enhances its membership benefits through publications, essential educational events, The NATSO Show, professional communities and discounted services from our industry partners. NATSO also protects the interests of the industry through its national advocacy on Capitol Hill and with regulatory agencies. That advocacy is complimented by NATSO’s grassroots efforts and alerts updating you on crucial issues.
Members can subscribe to NATSO’s electronic newsletter, NATSO News Weekly, for timely updates on the latest happenings. Members also receive Stop Watch, NATSO’s bi-monthly magazine, that is filled with feature articles on the latest regulatory news, industry issues and trends. NATSO members receive free copies of NATSO’s Truckers News, a popular publication among drivers.
Additional services include access to the member-only sections of the NATSO Web site, NATSO’s Membership Directory and the Buyer’s Guide.
The association is committed to providing exceptional resources at an extreme value. Members receive the following benefits:
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.
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. [INSERT LINK 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, Feb. 3-7 for The NATSO Show 2013 in Savannah, Ga.
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.
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 Truckers News Magazine
Have free copies delivered to your locations registered with NATSO. Truckers News delivers sought-after news to your best customers. This magazine is available exclusively at NATSO member locations. This is a great value with an average of 50 copies per location per month.
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!