ATA59 offers an endless variety of specialized networking opportunities where you can build partnerships, promote yourself and your services, reunite with friends, get more involved with your association, or just have fun!
Everyone you hope to see will be at this event. Reunite with friends and colleagues, mingle with this year’s speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors, and get to know the members of ATA’s Divisions.
Supercharge your networking skills in this interactive and collaborative event. Work in small teams to tackle business-related challenges, while making friends and creating partnerships. Don’t forget your business cards!
Buddies Welcome Newbies
First-time attendees (Newbies) get paired up with seasoned attendees (Buddies) to get the most from their conference experience.
Agency reps will host tables and post their current and ongoing needs at this two-hour recruitment event, held on two nights. You will see which agencies will be there and who they are hoping to recruit!
Get a first-hand look at new products you will actually use. Visit schools offering programs designed for your development. Meet with employers here to recruit your services.
Conference Dance Party
Mingle, laugh, and dance the night away as the DJ spins a mix of Brazilian, salsa, disco, pop, funk, and global dance music.
Attendees were asked if they made new contacts while attending an ATA conference.
98% said "YES!"
Division Annual Meetings
ATA’s professional-interest Divisions provide specific information and networking to assist their members in today’s competitive marketplace.
Presentation of Candidates & Election
Hear candidates voice their opinions and then let them hear yours by casting your vote for ATA board members. You must be a Voting Member to vote.
Business Practices Happy Hour
Get down to business with your colleagues from the Business Practices online forum. Take part in the discussion now.
Look back on four days of networking, learning, and fun with photos and videos. See what’s in store next year in Palm Springs! Winners of the Stay & Win drawing will be announced.
After Hours Café
Drink in poetry, prose, and drama at this coffeehouse “open mic” reading. Read your original or translated excerpt, listen to others, or both.
Annual Meeting of All Members
Find out what ATA has accomplished and the goals that are being set for the future. Members of the audience are given an opportunity to ask questions and make comments.
Stretch, Breathe, & Move
Chase away the tension from travel and translation with targeted relaxation and stretching where you need it most.
Dance yourself into shape with high-energy Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective, and totally exhilarating.