Towing and Recovery Management Summit

October 10-12, 2019
Convention Center
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Hosted by Tow Times and Tennessee Tow Truck Association

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2019 TENNESSEE TOW SHOW SCHEDULE

As of May 29, 2019. Schedule subject to change. Seminar pass required for entry into the Safety Symposium (Thursday) and all Safety Symposium (Friday). All seminars and training are at the Chattanooga Convention Center.

Safety Symposium
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Co-Sponsored by:

Seminar Program
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

9 am – 6 pm

Chattanooga Convention Center

Advanced Light-Duty Recovery Course

Presented by Wes Wilburn, founder of American Towing & Recovery Institute

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10

8 am

Chattanooga Convention Center

 

Registration Open

Sponsored By:

   

 

1 – 5:30 pm

 

 

 

Seminar Sessions

All sessions at the Chattanooga Convention Center — Seminar Pass Required

1 – 2:30 pm

Room 18/19

 

 

Motor Club Forum

Participating clubs include: AAA, Allied Dispatch, GEICO, NSD, Road America

1 – 2:30 pm

Room 21

 

 

Rigging Tips

Presented by Edd Mabe, Ashley Slings

2:45 – 4 pm

Room 18/19

 

 

Lienholder Landmines

Presented by Michael McGovern, The McGovern Law Firm

2:45 – 4 pm

Room 20

 

 

The Impact of Social Media and More

Presented by Jeff Poquette, Tow Business Podcast

2:45 – 4 pm

Room 21

 

 

Addressing Negativity in the Workplace

Presented by John Manjounes, John Maxwell Co.

4:15 – 5:30 pm

Room 18/19

 

 

Panel: How to Retain Employees

Panelists: Jimmy Collins, David Williams and Shannon Yates

4:15 – 5:30 pm

Room 20

 

 

Market Smarter, Not Harder

Presented by Carol Snelling and Lauren Colon, Tow Times

4:15 – 5:30 pm

Room 21

 

 

Know Your Engine

Presented by Michael Bergin, Freightliner

7 pm

Staybridge Suites

 

 

Association Meet ‘n Greet

Open to towing companies from: Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

7:30 am

Chattanooga Convention Center

Registration Open

Sponsored By:

   

8 – Noon

Safety Symposium Sessions

All sessions at the Chattanooga Convention Center — Seminar Pass Required

8 – 9:30 am

Room 18/19

 

 

Opening Safety Panel

Moderated by Michael McGovern

Panelists include: National Safety Council, Work Zone Safety Alliance, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Yates Towing & Recovery

9:40 – 10:50 am

Room 18/19

 

 

A Company Emergency – Are You Ready?

Presented by Bill Giorgis, Mike’s Wrecker Service

9:40 – 10:50 am

Room 20

 

 

FMCSA and Towing

Presented by Stephanie Mann, FMCSA

9:40 – 10:50 am

Room 21

 

 

Establishing a Safe Work Zone

Presented by Lacy Word, Tenn Dept of Transportation

10 am – 6 pm

 

EXHIBITS OPEN

FREE to Attend Badge Required

11 am – Noon

Room 18/19

 

 

Protect Your Drivers

Presented by Bill Giorgis, TowSafe

11 am – Noon

Room 20

 

 

Association Roundtable: Beyond Move Over – What’s Next?

 

11 am – Noon

Room 21

 

 

Top Ten Things to Know About OSHA

Presented by Angela Barnett and Linda Mikkalson

Noon – 2pm

Convention Center Bay Area

 

 

AAA Demonstration

Best service practices for handling unique or difficult-to-service vehicles.

1 – 5 pm

Room 18/19

 

 

TIMS Training

Presented by Lt. Harmon, Tennessee Highway Patrol

2 – 4 pm

Chattanooga Convention Center

 

Tennessee Towing Symposium

Hosted By:

4 – 6pm

Convention Center Bay Area

 

 

AAA Demonstration

Best service practices for handling unique or difficult-to-service vehicles.

6:30 pm

The Chattanoogan Hotel
Ticket required.
Purchase at TowingMuseum.com

Hall of Fame Meet and Greet/Annual Fundraising Auction

Sponsored By:

Dave Jones Leadership Award Presentation

Sponsored By:

7 pm

13th Street

 

 

Friday Night Street Party (Food, drinks and entertainment)

Entertainment Hosted By:

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12

10 am

Chattanooga Convention Center

Registration Open

Sponsored By:

   

10 am

Towing Museum

Wall of the Fallen Name Unveiling Ceremony

Followed by Family Fellowship

Fellowship Sponsored by:

         

 

11 am – 5 pm

Chattanooga Convention Center

EXHIBITS OPEN

FREE to Attend Badge Required

4 – 6pm

Convention Center Bay Area

 

 

AAA Demonstration

Best service practices for handling unique or difficult-to-service vehicles.

4 pm

Show Floor

Beauty Contest Awards Ceremony

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Cash prizes powered by:  

 

5 pm

Exhibit Floor Breakdown

5 – 10 pm

The Chattanoogan Hotel

2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner

Ticket required.
Purchase at TowingMuseum.com

8 pm

River Room at Chattanooga Marriott

Casino Night

Hosted By:

Ticket required – Purchase onsite

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13

8 am

Towing Museum

Second Annual Run for the Fund 5K

Proceeds benefit the Survivor Fund

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10 am

Towing Museum

Annual Museum Member Meeting and Breakfast

Ticket required — Purchase at towingmuseum.com

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