Maximizing Your Networking at a Conference

By Thom Singer One of the most common reasons that business professionals attribute to their attending a conference, seminar or convention is the networking opportunities. However, few people take advantage of making the connections that they claim to be seeking. Those who attend meetings often come up short in their efforts to build meaningful relationships. Read more about Maximizing Your Networking at a Conference[…]

Education Announced at The NATSO Show

The NATSO Show 2014 will feature 16 educational opportunities handcrafted to help travel plaza and truckstop operators improve their business operations today while making innovative business decisions geared to the future. See the full roster of educational opportunities at The NATSO Show to date. Each day the learning will start with an energizing and inspiring Read more about Education Announced at The NATSO Show[…]

Get the Most out of the Show by Taking Great Notes

During The NATSO Show, you’ll hear from key industry leaders and experts that share inspiring, though provoking and actionable information. So much so that it may be impossible to remember every great tidbit—even the ones you’re sure you’ll never forget. Taking clear, effective notes that you can share with others and refer back to once Read more about Get the Most out of the Show by Taking Great Notes[…]

Exhibitors: Four Things Attendees Wish You Knew

  The NATSO Show is about relationship building. “They’re going to networking, getting exposure and building relationships. Sales may not always happen on the show floor, but they are making contacts and sales can always happen later,” said Bill Vollenweider, Detroiter Travel Center. They’d like help connecting your face to your name. “There are people Read more about Exhibitors: Four Things Attendees Wish You Knew[…]

The NATSO Foundation to Award $500 for the Best Idea at The NATSO Show

While a great idea is a reward in and of itself, the NATSO Foundation is going to award $500 to the truckstop or travel plaza operator that shares the best great idea during the Great Ideas! for Independent Operators Session at The NATSO Show 2014. Tom Heinz, chairman of The NATSO Foundation and president of Read more about The NATSO Foundation to Award $500 for the Best Idea at The NATSO Show[…]

From Going Green to Building a Brand, Paragon Solutions is Full of Ideas

Paragon Solutions, Fort Worth, Texas, is more than a retail design firm. Sure, they can design and develop a travel plaza from a bare piece of ground all the way to completion, but they can also help operators re-make certain sections of their stores, renovate to boost energy efficiency and create a solid brand. “We Read more about From Going Green to Building a Brand, Paragon Solutions is Full of Ideas[…]