Industry Relations and Networking

Within NATE, the combination of education, management, and hands-on industry experience is extraordinary. NATE members represent all facets of the tower industry, from maintenance, service and tower erection to manufacturing, consulting, engineering and carriers. NATE membership encompasses all sizes of firms, from thriving small businesses to some of the largest companies in the tower and associated industries. Through NATE, the industry has access to a proven venue for successfully addressing the issues and concerns facing tower erectors.

Annual Event – NATE UNITE

NATE UNITE is the Association’s annual conference and exposition and has been recognized as the industry’s premier source of education on tower climber safety and industry best practices for over 20 years.

NATE UNITE offers educational sessions, optional courses, luncheons, receptions and various networking opportunities. NATE members contribute to the awareness of the best products and services available to tower erectors through its trade show. The industry’s leading manufacturers, distributors and consultants make themselves available for insight and information, while providing involvement and support that allows NATE UNITE to continue to succeed.

Strong Voice in Washington

A key function of NATE is the development of a unified industry voice on legislative and regulatory issues affecting the business operations of NATE members. Bob Lawrence & Associates, Inc. serves as NATE’s legislative and regulatory liaison working with Congressional members, committees, OSHA, the FCC and other governmental entities to advance NATE’s position in Washington, D.C.

NATE continues to participate in various industry events and conferences to reach out to members, potential members, government officials and the public on strides being made toward enhancing safety. Through involvement at industry events and conferences, NATE meets with professionals from across the entire spectrum of interest in telecommunications and broadcast activities.