3rd Annual Great Lakes Regional Tow Show
FRIDAY – AUG 12
9:00AM – 6:00PM VENDOR SETUP
12:30PM – 5:30PM TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT (Limited to first 40 people to register)
1:00PM – 3:00PM ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF STATE Illinois Secretary of State’s office will discuss recent legislative changes.
4:30PM – 9:00PM REGISTRATION
6:00PM – 6:30PM OPENING CEREMONY ITWA and PTROI will honor towers who have passed away in the last year. These towers have helped build the industry in their respective states.
6:30PM – 7:30PM TOW TRUCK PARADE Shine your truck up and drive the parade route as we proudly show the public that we are an industry working together to promote safety.
7:00PM – 10:00PM ALL EXHIBITS OPEN
7:00PM – 10:00PM HOSPITALITY NIGHT Please join us for music, food, refreshment and fellowship. Here is a chance to catch up with your fellow towers and create new relationships.
8:00PM – 8:30PM VENDOR INTRODUCTIONS
10:00PM – 10:15PM LIGHT CONTEST Help light up the Illinois sky as we see what truck stands out under the stars.
SATURDAY – AUG 13
7:30AM – 9:00AM VENDOR BREAKFAST
8:30AM – 6:00PM REGISTRATION
9:00AM – 6:00PM ALL EXHIBITS OPEN
9:00AM – 10:00AM PTROI STATE MEETING PTROI will update members on a variety of issues.
10:00AM – 11:00AM Don’t get Wrecked: How to Get Paid in Bankruptcy Please join an experienced bankruptcy attorney as he discusses federal bankruptcies and how you can recover your charges with a bankrupt customer.
11:00AM – 4:00PM BEAUTY CONTEST It’s a battle for bragging rights and the winners will be featured in the 2017 Great Lakes Regional Calendar.
12:00PM – 2:00PM LUNCH
1:00PM – 2:00PM ITWA STATE MEETING ITWA will update members on recent changes to the Indiana State Police tow rotation form and BMV auctioneer requirements.
3:00PM – 4:00PM WRECKMASTER DEMONSTRATION Learn the best operation practices from the leader in towing education.
3:00PM – 5:00PM QUICKBOOKS SEMINAR Learn the best operation practices using Quickbooks to run your business. This is an intermediate to advanced level seminar. Pre-registration required. $50.00 Fee
6:00PM – 8:00PM GREAT LAKES REGIONAL BANQUET New for this year, we will be providing child care during the banquet for those under 12. We will have food and drink and offer a movie and other activities. Pre-registration is required and spaces are limited.
6:00PM – 8:30PM AWARDS/RAFFLE/SILENT AUCTION The winners of the three cash prizes totaling $6,000 will be announced! After the Banquet, please plan to stick around for music and conversation with your fellow towers.
SUNDAY – AUG 14
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EXHIBITS OPEN
10:30 AM SHOW CLOSES