Welcome to the 2018 AtWork Franchise Conference Exhibitor Resource Center! Please use this page to access current exhibitor resources and information and manage the exhibiting process. We encourage you to check back often for updates and additional information.


Exhibitor Schedule

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (eastern) Welcome/Opening Comments

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Opening Keynote with Susan Beth

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. AtWork Corporate Marketing Update

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Recognitions and FAC Update

4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Words with John D. Hall, Jr.

6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Volunteer Princess Owner’s Cruise

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Opening Comments with Larry Marion

9:05 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Day 2 Keynote with Bruce Hodes

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Vendor Networking Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Cost Containment Jeopardy

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Vendor Networking Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Team Building Exercise

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 1: Cutting Edge Legal Issues with Marty Borosko
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 2: Branch Relevant Topic with Tom Kosnik

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Vendor Networking Mini-Break

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 1: Salary and Compensation with Tom Kosnik
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSION 2: Recruiting with Butler Street

5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closing Comments and Door Prizes

6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Annual AtWork Award Dinner at The Standard

Thursday, May 17, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Vendor Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Opening Comments and Door Prizes with Mike Baumgardner

9:05 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Round Table Discussions

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Vendor Networking Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Keynote with Kathy Cuff

12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m. Closing Comments with Jason Leverant

Hotel and Travel Information

Hotel and Flight Information

Downtown Knoxville is home to several leading national hotel brands, as well as number of boutique properties. Follow the links below to learn more about downtown’s premier properties and book your stay.

Crowne Plaza – Downtown Knoxville

Hilton Knoxville

Holiday Inn – World’s Fair Park

Hampton Inn and Suites – Downtown Knoxville

The Oliver Hotel

The Tennessean

Hyatt Place – Downtown Knoxville

Cook Loft

Knoxville, Tennessee is served by McGhee Tyson Airport, located 12 miles south of Downtown. Current flight information may be accessed by clicking the link below.

Exhibitor Kit

What’s included in your registration?

1 – 6-foot table, 2 chairs, and surrounding space. Displays should be no wider than 6 feet and must fit in your display area.

2 – Complimentary exhibitor registration passes providing breakfast, lunch and dinner on Wednesday and breakfast and lunch on Thursday. There is an additional fee for each representative over 2 in attendance.

An attendee post-show mailing list.

Special promotions and break times in the Expo Hall to increase attendee traffic.

Use of AtWork 2018 conference logos to promote your company’s presence at the convention.

2 – Exhibitor passes for the AtWork Awards dinner and banquet on May 16.
Event Information


For those wishing to ship their booth/materials ahead of time to the event site, please be aware that there is limited storage space and the hotel has asked that packages not arrive more than 5 days prior to the event. All materials can be shipped to:

Crowne Plaza Knoxville
401 W. Summitt Hill Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: 865-522-2600

Please mark packages ATTN: AtWork Conference 5/15-5/17


You will be able to set up your table/display the morning of May 15, prior to the event.

Take Down

You will be able to take down your display after lunch on May 17. If you will not be in attendance on the last day, you may take down after conference hours on May 16. You or a representative of your company will be responsible for the take down, packing, and shipping of all booth displays and materials. Neither AtWork, nor the Crowne Plaza – Downtown Knoxville will be held responsible for materials left behind.

For additional information please contact:

Amy Bollinger

Download the Conference Logo

For your convenience, the 2018 AtWork Franchise Conference logo is provided in several common formats. Please click the appropriate link below to download the logo format desired. If you have any questions please call or email Ben Hubbard at 865-609-3683 or bhubbard@atwork.com.

2018 Conference Logo – PDF
2018 Conference Logo – PNG
2018 Conference Logo – JPG

Sponsorship Opportunities

Each year, the AtWork Franchise Conference brings together AtWork franchise owners and key staff members from across the country for three days of professional development and networking. For 2018, we have a number of unique sponsorship opportunities available to vendors interested in showcasing their products and services directly to this select group of individuals.

Please take a moment to review the sponsorship opportunities detailed in the form below. If you have any questions, or would like to learn more about a specific sponsorship opportunity, please contact:

Amy Bollinger

2018 AtWork Franchise Conference Vendor Registration Form