2021 ATA Trade Show Safety Plans Announced

Safety plans were recently announced for the 2021 ATA Trade Show, and nominations open for ATA Impact Awards.

2021 ATA Trade Show Safety Plans Announced

The Archery Trade Association recently announced increased safety precautions for the 2021 ATA Trade Show, to be held Jan. 7-9, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center (ICC), include:

  • Mandatory face coverings (with free cloth masks provided)
  • Health screenings; all individuals entering the ICC will move through a two-step health screen
  • Cancellations of large social events at the show
  • Managing of exhibit hall traffic: 10-foot halls will be one-way, 20-foot halls will allow for two-way traffic
  • Centerplate Food and Beverage modified for safety, including plexiglass shields installed
  • Social Distancing protocols to be followed where possible
  • Extra medical personnel on staff
  • Registration must be completed in advance of the Show to minimize contact points — registration will close on Dec. 22, 2020
  • Increased sanitization at the ICC; the ICC has recently invested $7 million in safety enhancements
  • Limited seating for Onsite Education events

To view a more detailed breakdown of the 2021 ATA Trade Show safety precautions, click here.

Even with increased precautions made for safety, the ATA encourages anyone who is immunocompromised or has serious underlying medical conditions to stay home.


Nominations Open for ATA Impact Award

In other Archery Trade Association news, ballots are now open to nominate someone to win an ATA Impact Award.

Do you know an individual, company or youth who is sharing their voice or platform to inspire others to enjoy and participate in archery and bowhunting?

ATA encourages you to nominate them to receive the ATA Impact Award. Their impact could stem from creativity, service, technology, engage­ment, longevity, sustainability, overcoming adversity and/or awareness.

One winner will be selected in each category: youth, individual, retail company, nonprofit company and manufacturer company.

Submit your nomination online through your MyATA member dashboard by Oct. 30, 2020, or click here to complete the nomination form.

Winners will be announced at the Connections event, brought to you by Rock Ridge Outdoors and Xpedition Archery, at the ATA Trade Show in Indianapolis, January 7-9, 2021. Matt Kormann, ATA’s president/CEO, will present the awards. Recipients will be notified before the Show so they can arrange to attend the ceremony.


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