When is NATA 2020?
Wednesday, June 17- Saturday, June 20
Where will NATA 2020 take place?
Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Is there a dress code for NATA 2020?
Yes. We strongly encourage participants to dress in a manner befitting professionals while attending educational events and the AT Expo. Business casual – shirts, slacks, skirts or blouses (no jeans or shorts) is the recommended attire.
Volunteers should wear business casual attire (khakis, slacks, golf shirts, blouses or sweaters). No jeans or shorts.
Learning Lab participants should wear lab attire (something comfortable you can move freely in) for the Learning Lab and return to business casual afterwards.
How can attendees be safe at NATA 2020?
As with any destination, we recommend that conference attendees practice common sense and do not wander into deserted, non-tourist areas of the city. Wear your name badge at all times while in the convention center or key hotels.
*Do not wear your name badge out in public.
Who are the official convention vendors?
Official Audio/Visual Company – Freeman AV
Official General Services Contractor – Freeman
Where are future NATA conventions?
June 29-July 2, 2021 – Orlando, FL
June 28-July 1, 2022 – Philadelphia, PA
June 21-June 24, 2023 – Indianapolis, IN
What’s the registration process for NATA 2020 and how much does it cost?
Registration will open in early March. For complete registration information, including fees, see the register page.
Can attendees bring a guest or children?
Short answer: Yes
Although there is no charge for guests and children, they must be registered to attend. A Child Release Form must be completed during the registration process for children 17 and under. Access to the AT Expo requires age verification.
Complete information can be found on the register page.
Can attendees register onsite for NATA 2020?
Yes. You can register onsite at any of the Express Registration counters.
When will attendees receive their badge?
Badges and other registration materials can be picked up onsite during the following registration hours:
Attendee Registration Hours
Wednesday, June 17 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 18 6:30 a.m. – 4:40. p.m.
Friday, June 19 6:45 a.m. – 5:50 p.m.
Saturday, June 20 6:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
What is the badge reprint policy?
For the safety and security of all convention attendees, NATA no longer offers on-site badge reprints.
What is the cancellation policy?
The cancellation policy can be found on the register page.
I’m traveling to NATA 2020 from outside the United States. How can I request a letter of invitation?
Please email Tamesha Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where is the AT Expo located?
The AT Expo is accessible via Hall B1 at the Georgia World Congress Center.
Can attendees bring a guest into the AT Expo?
The Guest/Child Policy can be found on the register page.
What are the hours of the AT Expo?
AT Expo Hours
|Thursday, June 18||10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (restricted to certified athletic trainers, certified athletic training students and associate member attendees)|
|Friday, June 19||10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (open to all badged attendees)|
|Saturday, June 20||10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (open to all badged attendees)|
How do attendees access NATA’s discounted hotel rates in Atlanta?
To receive NATA’s discounted hotel rates you must book your room through NATA’s official housing provider.
Is shuttle service available to/from hotels and the GWCC?
By booking within an official hotel room block, you also gain access to our complimentary shuttle service to/from select hotels and the GWCC. Visit the Travel and Accommodations page to learn more.
Do hotels offer self-parking?
Most hotels in downtown Atlanta offer valet parking only at a cost ranging from $45-$50/day. Check directly with your hotel for other parking options near your hotel.
First Time Attendees
What should first-time attendees know?
If you’re a new member to NATA (two years or less) or this is your first convention, connect with your peers at the First-Time Attendee/New Member Reception. Registration required.
Newbies are also encouraged to stop by the Ribbon Bar and pick up the First Time Attendee ribbon.
What educational sessions are students eligible to attend?
Non-certified students are eligible to attend the Athletic Training Student Seminar (ATSS), Lectures, Free Communications and Forums.
Outside of educational programming, students are encouraged to attend the Welcome Reception, Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, General Session and NATA Keynote.
When can students attend the AT Expo?
Certified Athletic Training students are eligible to attend all days of the AT Expo. Non-certified students are eligible to attend Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 of the AT Expo.