The Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, TX is quickly approaching! This convention (held August 25th-27th, 2016) will have many exciting events this year, so what should you be sure not to miss? ATBS has you covered.

1. Learn about important business topics
The Partners in Business talks will be held on Friday 8/23 at 1:30pm and 3:30pm in the Truckstop.com Theater. Todd Amen and Richard DeForest of ATBS will talk about reducing costs, making better business decision, and other important business topics. You won’t want to miss it.

2. CCJ Market Movers
Come listen to the leaders of some of our countries largest transportation companies as they discuss how they are dealing with the rapid changes taking place in our industry. This will take place on August 25 at 1pm in the Truckstop.com theater.

3. Visit the Landstar Health Pavilion Stage 
Make sure you stop by the Landstar Health Pavilion stage throughout the show where you will find cooking demos as well as health and fitness seminars. Events include the Landstar Fitness Challenge, cooking demos with Tom Kyrk from RoadTestedLiving.com, and a fitness roundtable with Bob and Linda Caffee, Tex Crowley and Wendy Parker.

4. Join the Progressive Fit For The Road 5K Run/Walk
On Saturday 8/27 at 7am, there will be an Progressive Fit for the Road 5k run/walk. This event is sponsored by Right Weight Load Scales and the Trucking Solutions Group. The goal is to help promote a healthy lifestyle for truckers. Each participant will receive a free GATS Fit for the Road 5K run/walk t-shirt. Check-in will start at 6:30 am at the GATS community tailgate at Fair Park. There will be a free shuttle from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center at 6am.

5. Free Concert with John Michael Montgomery and opener Tony Justice 
Once the show wraps up on Friday August 26 head to ballroom D at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for a free concert with country music legend John Michael Montgomery. The concert will start at 5:30pm and is free of charge. Tickets are limited so pick yours up now.

6. Stop by the ONE20 Beer Garden
Once you have finished walking around the show each day, stop by the ONE20 beer garden. ONE20 will give you a free pint on them when you show that you have downloaded their free mobile app.

7. Stop by the Freightliner / Team Run Smart booth.
Visit us at booth #12113 to meet the Team Run Smart pros, sign up for the free online community, grab a free gift, and enter to win a Yeti cooler at our daily prize drawings! While you are at the Freightliner booth make sure you also demo the FIT equiptment from Rolling Strong.

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