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Special Events

75th Convention 

7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 26

You won’t want to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime event as we celebrate the NATA convention’s diamond anniversary. Guests of all ages are welcome. Additional details to come!

State Leadership Forum

Committee Day

The purpose of the State Leadership Forum is to provide state leaders from across the country the opportunity to network with one another, receive training and education specifically tailored to leadership within their state associations, and connect with other states facing similar issues.

Cocktails & Connections Attendee Receptions

5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. June 25

Pick up your convention badge at registration and kick off your convention experience by grabbing a drink at the Cocktails and Connections attendee receptions from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. June 25 at the Morial Convention Center. 

NATA District Meetings

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 25

Hear from your district leadership and connect with peers from your area during the NATA District Meetings from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 25.

AT Expo Opening & Closing Celebrations

8:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. June 26

Celebrate the opening of the AT Expo and the exhibitors supporting the athletic training profession from 8:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. June 26. Don’t miss the opportunity from 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 27 to thank our exhibitors.

The Day 2 Social

7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 27

Get ready for a fun-filled evening where you can relax and recharge. Tickets will be available for purchase during the registration process. Full details to come!


Thursday, June 27

The NATA Political Action Committee’s biggest annual fundraiser will now be the NATAPAC Luncheon! (formerly the NATAPAC Breakfast) The event is always one of the most sought-after tickets at the annual convention. Attendees will enjoy a served lunch, a great opportunity to network with peers and an inspiring keynote address from a relevant keynote speaker.

Daily Breaks

Reconnect with your peers and recharge during the daily breaks throughout NATA 2024. Be sure to keep an eye out for fun activities and surprises!

Level Up! Theatre

Opportunities exist throughout the day to enrich your convention experience with the return of the popular Level Up! Theatre. During 30-minute breaks in convention programming, the Level Up! Theatre will feature 10-minute presentations by thought leaders in the professional on hot topics in athletic training.