Trade Show attendees have reported this week of organizations other than the Archery Trade Association pedaling hotel offers for the 2014 ATA Trade Show. These organizations have not been endorsed by the ATA nor are they partners of the ATA or its Trade Show. If you choose to book your hotel outside of the official ATA hotel block and/or if you choose to book your room through an organization other than the Nashville Housing Bureau, you will do this at your own risk.
Several premium sponsorships are still available for the 2014 ATA Trade Show in Nashville. Contact Kurt Weber, ATA director of marketing, to discuss available marketing opportunities, from providing your custom message or image on the key cards distributed at all of the hotels in the ATA Hotel Block to having your graphics and promotions front and center in all lounges both on the show floor and in the main hallway.
Images of the just-released "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" victory tour posters began circulating on the Web this earlier this year, feeding the frenzy for the movie, which won't hit theaters until Nov. 22, 2013. It's a frenzy already fueled by "The Hunger Games" and "Brave" opening in theaters, archery being NBC's number-one cable ratings winner during the London Olympics, and "Revolution" and "Arrow" hitting their mark on TV. But has media hype translated into true archery interest?
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has stopped an alleged scam by Construct Data/Fair Guide that tried to get ATA Trade Show exhibitors to pay $1,717 annually to be included in an online "exhibitor directory" that had no connection to the Show This effort by Construct Data/Fair Guide doesn't exclusively focus on ATA Trade Show exhibitors. It targets retailers, local associations, home-based businesses and others that exhibit at any number of trade shows in North America. The company…
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The ATA’s Explore Bowhunting teaches kids basic bowhunting skills. Schools, parks and recreation departments and other community-based organizations use the program.