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Convention Paths

Curate your 
Experience

If you’re planning out your NATA convention experience, but aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help! Use these suggested paths we’ve curated to fit your specific interests and career phases as a starting point so you can better tailor and customize your convention experience. More information about these various paths can be found in our NATA Now article series “75 Things To Know About Convention”.

a path for...

Students

  1. Start your Day at Daily Opening Sessions 

  2. Attend the Athletic Training Student Seminar

  3. Engage at the AT Expo Opening and Closing Celebrations 

  4. Meet and Mingle at the NATA Happy Hour 

  5. Have Fun Learning at the NATA Quiz Bowl

A path for...

Early Professionals

  1. Take advantage of social events

  2. Come to the Early Professionals’ Committee town hall

  3. Visit the on-site Career Center

  4. Visit the AT Expo

  5. Attend the opening sessions

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Career-Advancing ATs

  1. Kick Off Your Day at the Daily Opening Sessions

  2. Socialize and Network at the NATA Happy Hour

  3. Enjoy Education Designed for You

  4. Attend the New AT Expo Opening and Closing Celebrations

  5. Connect with Peers at the EPC/CAC Town Hall

If you'd like to...

Give Back

  1. Sign up and Volunteer at Convention

  2. Donate Blood

  3. Register With the Marrow Donor Program

  4. Participate in the EDAC Service Event

  5. Give to the LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee Event

If you'd like to...

Advocate

  1. Attend the June 27 Opening Session

  2. Support NATAPAC

  3. Attend the Government Affairs Committee Town Hall

  4. Stop By the Level Up! Theatre

  5. Visit the Government Affairs Booth

If you'd like to...

Land the Job

  1. Post your résumé

  2. Get your résumé reviewed

  3. Take advantage of the Headshot Lounge

  4. Prepare for a possible interview

  5. Network and meet new people at social events, such as NATA Happy Hour and District Meetings

If you'd like to...

Connect With Leaders

  1. Attend the NATA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

  2. Attend Face Time ’24

  3. Attend Your District Meetings

  4. Attend a Town Hall

  5. Attend the Presidential Inauguration during the June 28 Opening Session 

If you'd like to...

Form Relationships

  1. Attend the 75th Anniversary Celebration

  2. Celebrate during the Day Two Party

  3. Collaborate with ATs in your district at your District Meetings

  4. Stop by AT Expo Opening and Closing Celebrations

  5. Meet people in your setting at the NATA Happy Hour

*To add an event to your existing registration record, go to https://nata2024.expotracker.net/home.aspx and log in with the email address and password you used to register. Hover over the blue “edit” button across from Registration Fees and click on Sessions & Events. Click the Next button at the bottom of the page to the Special Activities page, add desired event(s), then click Next until you reach the payment page. Note: Selections are not confirmed until paid in full.