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TRB Promotional Opportunities


Become a Patron

The Transportation Research Board has developed an enhanced patron program for the 98th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Maximize the visibility of your organization with a patron, sponsorship, or advertising opportunity, available at all levels of investment. Build your network and extend your reach to leaders and professionals in the government, industry, and academia looking to fulfill their current transportation needs with your innovative solutions.

View the full benefits comparison chart to see which patron support level is right for you.

Sponsor a Reception or Caucus
Reserve your table at Careers in Motion

Careers in Motion Networking Fair provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of sectors and modes to meet with transportation professionals interested in working for their organizations. The attendees are meeting registrants who span career levels from seasoned executives to recent graduates. Hiring managers will be onsite and ready to offer career information and advice. View available options below, or learn more here.

TRB Live! Theaters now available

Have you ever wished you could take advantage of the energy and excitement of TRB’s Annual Meeting and exhibits to highlight the value of your organization in a theater setting? Well, now you can! New for the TRB 98th Annual Meeting in 2019, TRB Live! theaters in the exhibit hall will give Annual Meeting exhibitors and patrons the exclusive opportunity to make 30-minute presentations on the goods, services, and solutions their organization provide. View available options below, or learn more here.

Advertise in the Final Program

Advertise in the TRB 98th Annual Meeting printed Final Program! Advertising space must be secured by October 31, 2018.

TRB Live! Theaters


Have you ever wished you could take advantage of the energy and excitement of TRB’s Annual Meeting and exhibits to highlight the value of your organization in a theater setting? Well, now you can!

New for the TRB 98th Annual Meeting in 2019, TRB Live! theaters in the exhibit hall will give Annual Meeting exhibitors and patrons the exclusive opportunity to make 30-minute presentations on the goods, services, and solutions their organizations provide.

TRB’s new TRB Live! theaters are designed to enhance the value of the TRB Annual Meeting to its supporting organizations, as well as to expand the information transfer opportunities for TRB Annual Meeting attendees.

Pricing and Details


Two theaters will be open on Monday and Tuesday, January 14 and 15, 2019, during the Annual Meeting exhibits. Presentations in the TRB Live! East theater will start at the top of each hour, and presentations in the TRB Live! West theater will start at the bottom of each hour. The first presentation will start at 9:30 a.m. and the last will start at 3:00 p.m., making every presentation an exclusive experience within the hall. There will be a total of 12 slots for each day (24 total slots over two days).

The investment per time slot is $500, and slots will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Exhibitors or Patrons may reserve up to two slots, so long as those two slots are not on the same day.

View TRB Live! Terms and Conditions

What's Included?


Presenter to be listed in:

  • Annual Meeting mobile app
  • Printed Final Program (November 2nd deadline)

Theater equipped with:

  • 1 lectern
  • 1 wireless hand-held microphone
  • 1 audio speaker/amplifier
  • 1 LCD projector (with HDMI connector)
  • 1 projection screen
  • Carpeting
  • Seating for approproximately 75

TRB Live! Schedule

(All presentations are 30 minutes in length)


January 14th
9:30am
10:00am - Bentley
10:30am - Econolite
11:00am - Elsevier
11:30am - Brisk Synergies
12:00pm
12:30pm - ARA
1:00pm - Miovision Technologies, Inc.
1:30pm
2:00pm - Earthwave Technologies, Inc.
2:30pm
3:00pm - GSSI

January 15th
9:30am
10:00am - Bentley
10:30am - Snow Lion
11:00am - National Highway Institute
11:30am - Gannett Fleming
12:00pm
12:30pm
1:00pm
12:30pm
2:00pm
2:30pm - Leidos
3:00pm

Additional Information


TRB will list the name of the presenting organization, and the day and time of the presentation in the mobile app. If the presenter contracts for a theater slot by November 2, 2018, TRB also will list the presenter in the printed Final Program. All other promotion of a presentation is the responsibility of the organization reserving the theater slot.

Presenters may bring their own published materials (flyers, brochures, etc.) for distribution to attendee inside the theater. Theaters will be equipped with one lectern, one wireless hand-held microphone (with a microphone stand on the lectern), one audio speaker/amplifier, one LCD projector, one projector screen, and seating for approximately 75 people. Theaters will be carpeted. (To use the projector, Presenter’s device must be compatible with HDMI.)

Presenters will have access to the theater up to 15 minutes before their presentation is scheduled to start, and they must be out no more than 15-minutes after the conclusion of their presentation.

The full rules related to the use of TRB Live! theater space are available in the TRB Live! Theater Terms and Conditions.

Interested? Join us!

LOCATION: Washington, DC

DATE AND TIME: January 14-15, 2019 -- 9:30AM - 3:30PM

INVESTMENT PER TIME SLOT: $500 (Each will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Exhibitors or Patrons may reserve up to two slots, so long as those two slots are not on the same day.). 

Questions? Contact us.

Bradley Eubank
TRB Exhibit Sales Account Manager 
c/o SPARGO, Inc.
bradley.eubank@spargoinc.com
703-995-2562