The NATSO Show Recap

Key leaders in the travel plaza industry and their suppliers came face to face at The NATSO Show 2013 in Savannah, Ga., in February, exchanging ideas and uncovering new solutions to improve their operations and plan for the future.


Chairman’s Circle members hosted dinner at the Olde Pink House.


Attendees donned their jerseys for Sunday night’s Super Bowl party.


During the keynote sessions, attendees interacted with thought leaders.


Attendees learned ideas to apply the day they got home in the early morning breakout sessions.


The NATSO Show attendees collaborated in the Great Ideas! Workshop.


Attendees connected during the meals on the show floor.


Red Eye Radio interviewed truckstop and travel plaza operators and industry suppliers during The NATSO Show.


Team Randall Reilly took first place in the NATSO Foundation’s Golf Tournament.


Tom Kloza provided an update on the outlook of fuel.


James A. “Jim” Haslam II received the Hall of Fame award.


Jimmy Haslam of Pilot Flying J shared his outlook on the future of the industry.


Whether you soaked up every second of this year’s show or you watched and learned from afar, you won’t want to miss The NATSO Show 2014. Save the date and make plans to attend next year’s show Jan. 26–29, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

 Photo Credit: Jowdy Photography/NATSO



This article originally ran in Stop Watch magazineStop Watch provides in-depth content to assist NATSO members in improving their travel plaza business operations and provides context on trends and news affecting the industry.

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Amy Toner

Toner markets NATSO products, services and meetings. She is the content editor of NATSO's core websites, Stop Watch magazine and Highway Business Matters biweekly articles. In addition, she provides creative services across all departments. Toner joined NATSO in 2006. Prior to joining the association, she served as director of membership services at an association for ambulatory surgery centers. Toner lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and son. More
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