Accomplishments Report 2017 9 Meetings & Conventions ATSSA’s 47th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo: Breaks attendance records ATSSA’s Annual Convention & Traffic Expo remains the top event for members of the roadway safety industry. The 2017 Annual Convention & Traffic Expo brought the latest innovative products from exhibitors together in one place. The Convention & Traffic Expo offered highly anticipated events including the Chairman’s Reception, Opening General Session, ATSSA Traffic Talks, ATSSA’s New Products Rollout, the ATSSA Innovation Awards, ATSSA’s Circle of Innovation, the 2018 Traffic Control Device Challenge (held in partnership with the Transportation Research Board), and education and informational sessions. Location: Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona Host/keynote speaker(s): Veteran TV reporter, Forrest Sawyer Event attendees : 3,364 Exhibitors: 175 Number of booths: 553 Exhibit space: More than 200,000 square feet 2017 Annual Convention& Traffic Expo by the numbers Innovation and technology highlighted at ATSSA Annual Convention & Traffic Expo One could find innovation and technology in everything from delineators to pavement marking removal vehicles, and a superb line-up of ATSSA educational and information sessions at ATSSA’s 47th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo. Additionally, 15 exhibitors participated in the “New Products Rollout” to demonstrate their products, innovation and tech- nology on-camera to all of those attending the Annual Convention.