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Professional Trail Builders Association Meets in Knoxville this March

The Professional TrailBuilders Association (PTBA) is holding their annual Sustainable Trails Conference in Knoxville, TN on March 5-11, 2016.

Why should you attend the Sustainable Trails Conference
The 2016 Sustainable Trails Conference features an amazing slate of hands-on extended workshops, a technical track of Concurrent Session exploring all of the aspects of good trail design, construction, planning and maintenance, a local Legacy Trail, and of course the world famous Outdoor Trade Show and Demonstration Area. No other trails conference can boast the amount of experiential education available at this conference. You really can not afford to miss this conference!

Register for the conference and workshops
Reserve your rooms at the Knoxville Marriott (for Government Per Diem click HERE)
View information about the conference.

Workshops
The PTBA Sustainable Trails Workshops can be purchased independently from a the core conference registration package. Here are the 2016 Workshop opportunities:

Turns for the Better Workshop - March 5-6
Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP/HETAP) - March 5-6
Stone Splitting and Shaping - March 6
Terrain Dynamics for Trails Folks - March 6
Rigging for Trail Work - March 10
Mini X Mayhem Workshop - March 10
Trail Contracting - What Works and What Doesn't - March 10-11
Wilderness First Aid Workshop - March 10-11
Chainsaw Safety and Certification Workshop - March 10-11
Stone Work for Trails - March 10 - 11
Trail Bridge Construction Workshop - March 10-11
Sustainable Trails For All - March 10-11
Intermediate Trail Dozer Operation - March 10-11
 
Trailbuilders Trade Show and Outdoor Demonstration Area
The Outdoor Demonstration Expo has always been a huge draw to conference attendees, and this year, we will take it to a whole new level.  We will have almost 3 acres of 15-20% grades on grass covered ground including rocks and steep terrain in which to dig, push and sculpt the dirt!

Our Outdoor Trade Show will showcase a wide range of the industry's latest and greatest tools.  There is nowhere else that you can come to have hands on experience moving dirt and testing the capabilities of machines and tools side by side.  Here are just a few of the manufacturers that often exhibit at our Outdoor Trade Show:

Wheeler Bridge
Trail Boss Tools
iZone Imaging
Right Way Trail Systems
KB Industries
Progressive Bike Ramps
Bobcat Company
Sutter Equipment
SWECO
Helac Corporation
Rhino Marking
Ezebreak LLC
Vermeer  
Trail Services LLC
GeoProducts (Enviro Grid)
Peterson CAT
Technisoil
Ditch Witch  
Engcom Tiltrotor
ET Techtonics Bridges
American Trails

If you are planning on a purchase of new equipment this year, you can't afford to miss this year's Sustainable Trails Conference and Outdoor Trade Show.

We are extremely excited about the opportunities for new and exciting workshops, an exciting new trade show and sessions highlighting the challenges and rewards of building, designing and maintaining trails in the varied environs around the country.

Don't miss this opportunity! Register now.