16-21, 2018

Milwaukee, WI
Wisconsin Convention Center

Co-hosted by:


This rugged and unique city, located on the shores of Lake Michigan, is the perfect backdrop for the NTOA’s premier conference. Dubbed one of the 10 most exciting cities in America, Milwaukee is home to MillerCoors, Harley-Davidson, the soaring Milwaukee Art Museum, and a bustling food and arts scene along its two-mile RiverWalk.

This six-day event is jam-packed with hands-on training, seminars, incident debriefs and opportunities to network with leaders in the law enforcement community. Our two-day trade show features more than 250 vendors showcasing the latest technologies and products.

Exhibitor FAQs

How do I register for the hotel(s)?


Please refer to the following page for website booking.

What are the Trade Show days, hours and location?

Trade Show Location

Wisconsin Center, Exhibit Hall C

Trade show hours are as follows:

September 16, 2018 10:00am – 6:00pm

September 17, 2018 10:00am – 5:00pm

Can law enforcement, military or first responders walk the trade show for no charge?

Yes. Please go to the student registration desk and provide your government identification. NTOA staff will provide a pass to allow you access to the trade show. You may also attend the trade show seminars that are inside the trade show. Attendance is first-come, first-served.

Where can I find the exhibitor kit?

The link to Freeman kit is

Electric is ordered through the convention center directly here

What are the onsite registration hours and location for exhibitors?

Registration for exhibitors will take place at the Wisconsin Center starting Saturday September 15, 2018 from 8:00a – 5:00p and Sunday September 16, 2018 from 8:00a – 9:30a.

How do I register my booth staff for badges?
Who are the authorized contractors for the NTOA conference?

Freeman is the authorized show contractor.