Booth Selection

Booth selection for the 2016 ATA Trade Show in Louisville, Kentucky began April 21, 2015. The Show will be held Tuesday, January 5 - Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the Kentucky Exposition Center. 

Check out the floor plan available online and watch the floor developing in real time.

2016 Booth Selection Timeline

April 21, 2015 -  Preferred booth selection call appointments begin.

June 5, 2015 -  Preferred booth selection call appointments conclude.

June 8, 2015 -  Booth selection opens to new exhibitors or companies with less than 7 preference points.

Sept. 1, 2015 -  Full payment for booth space is due (20% deposit required at selection).

About ATA Booth Selection

Booth seleciton for the annual ATA Show is based on the ATA Preference Points Ranking System. Exhibitors accumulate preference points each year they exhibit or sponsor at the Show and each year they are an ATA Member.

Booth Selection Call Schedule

All booth selections are completed by phone with an ATA representative. Exhibitors with 7 or more acquired preference points have been placed on a call schedule with an appointed date and time. The ATA office will phone each company at its assigned time to select and reserve booth space. Click here to view the booth selection call schedule.

Exhibitors who miss their scheduled time may call the ATA office at (866) 266-2776 ext. 2 between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., Central Time, any day after the scheduled appointment.

Please note that all exhibitors must be current ATA members in order to reserve booth space. If you have not done so yet, log-in and renew your 2015-2016 Membership now! If you have questions about membership, e-mail or call (866) 266-2776 ext. 9.

For more information contact Maria Lewis, Trade Show Coordinator, at (866) 266-2776 ext. 2 or

Become an Exhibitor

2016 Booth Rates

Regular Manufacturer Members -  $20 per sq. ft., a minimum 10x10 booth is $2000

Media or Supporting Members -  $22 per sq. ft., a minimum 10x10 booth is $2200

  • An additional charge of $225 per corner may apply.
  • Creating a Peninsula or Island booth that requires eliminating surrounding booths will incur additional charges. 

Shooting Lanes

Companies must reserve a booth space on the show floor before they are allowed to reserve a shooting lane. Shooting lanes are $1,500 each.

Innovation Zone

New companies or those new to the industry may opt to participate in the Innovation Zone rather than purchase regular booth space. The Innovation Zone is a table-top display area located on the show floor. The cost to participate in the Innovation Zone is $1000 and includes a 6-foot skirted table, two chairs, draped side and back walls and (2) Exhibitor Badges. Only Basic Manufacturer Members are eligible to display in the Innovation Zone.

ATA Membership Requirement

All companies must be a current ATA Member to be eligible to exhibit. Click here to download the Standard Membership Application. The current membership year is April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Membership dues will need to be paid in full at the time a booth reservation is made.

2015-2016 ATA Membership Rates

Regular Manufacturers or Regular Distributors -  $2.25 per sq. ft. of booth space purchased at the 2015 ATA Show.

New exhibitors, or those who did not exhibit at the 2015 ATA Show- Dues based on booth space purchased for the 2016 ATA Show. 

  • For example, membership dues for an exhibitor with a 10x10 (100 sq ft) booth are $225. This is in addition to the cost of the booth space.

Basic Manufacturers -  $110

Media or Supporting -  $250

Please see the Standard Membership Application for further explanation on membership classification.

Reserving Space

If you have not exhibited in the past and are interested in doing so at the 2016 Show, please complete and submit the New Exhibitor Request Form and a membership application. ATA staff will use the contact information provided on the New Exhibitor Request Form to contact you.

For more information contact Maria Lewis, Trade Show Coordinator, at (866) 266-2776 ext. 2 or