Allied Trade Association


Jose Espinal, Account Manager at Land o Lakes (Purina Animal Nutrition) was elected President Elect of the ATA during the National AALAS meeting on Sunday, October 29th. This is a 6 year commitment to the ATA. Molly Romick was re-elected as Secretary for another 3 year term.

ATA is seeking two representatives to the Exhibitor Advisory Committee. There is an immediate need for a medium sized company(3-5 booths). If interested contact Johnny Wilson,


Periodically, the ATA awards its prestigious POLLING VENDOR-OF-THE-YEAR AWARD to a worthy member who has served the organization well. This award commemorates the ATA founder Floyd Polling and his important vision for cooperation.

The ATA INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD recognizes an ATA company and or employee of a company who has been responsible for developing an apparatus, product or service that has been adopted into general lab animal science use.
The BOYINGTON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is available to ATA members reached 65 years of age and has been a continuous ATA member for 20 years or competed a term as president of ATA. The Robert O. Boyington Award commemorates Robert Boyington’s four decades of service to the ATA.

Contact Lisa Secrest to submit a nomination:


Join the ATA


• Membership includes 1 voting member and inclusion of an unlimited number of your employees on the ATA circulation list for the Newsletter, e-mail and social media activities.
• Discount booth registration ATA members receive a $50.00 discount off the cost of a booth at AALAS National meetings.
• Exhibitor Priority Points Base points starting for accrual will be 1955. Starting in 1955, a company exhibiting at the National AALAS meeting is awarded 1 point.
• ATA/AALAS New Product Showcase The ATA New Products Showcase is an exclusive literature exhibit, sponsored by the Allied Trade Association and designed to promote better attendance in the Exhibit Hall and increasing visibility of members’ new products. The opportunity is exclusive to ATA members; a new product is defined as a product that has been introduced by your company to the market since the last National AALAS meeting and is subject to acceptance. Literature is displayed in a prominent location outside the exhibit hall coupled with a second display in the lounge area of the hall.
• Informative Business Card Provided to attendees at National and regional AALAS meetings
• Recognition Ribbon Provided to all booth attendees the ribbon which attaches to the exhibitor badge recognizes your company’s association with the ATA.
• And MORE..see the link below for all benefits

To make your organization a part of the ATA please complete the membership process

Download and complete the Membership Form and Company Profile Form

Send a check or credit card information for dues of $175.00 along with the 2 forms to:

Allied Trade Association to AALAS
attn: Bob MacGregor
PO Box 401
Belfast, ME 04915
United States

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