Appropriate attire for all business sessions of the Conference is business casual

Examples from past Conferences


Presenters, as a matter of personal preference, sometimes add dress business...


In honor of RTA's 100th Annual Conference
attire for the Banquet this year will be formal with a Black Tie theme.

Tuxedo/Formal Wear Rental Options in Bonita Springs

Gentlemen who may wish to rent a tuxedo for the 100th Annual RTA Black Tie Gala Banquet 
may call Debbie Sallee at Black Tie Tuxedos 239-481-2238 with your measurements, contact info
and a $50.00 deposit between September 22-27.  
If you do not know your sizes/measurements any tuxedo or suit shop in your local town
will be happy to provide complimentary measurements for your use now and in the future.

Once Black Tie Tuxedos has the sizes they will fill all the orders and deliver them to the hotel on 
Monday October 22nd before 10 am.
That will give everyone an opportunity to try everything on. 
They will be available for any last-minute changes 

After the event they will pick up all of the tuxedos on Monday October 29th after 6 pm.

They offer a James Bond Look consisting of a Jean Yves Modern Essentials Designer Tuxedo
with flat front pants in 3 different styles depending on measurements and customer preference.
They will also provide a shirt with cufflinks and studs pleated or non-pleated slim or regular
depending on customer sizing and preference.
A black cummerbund or vest and a black bow tie and black tuxedo shoes completes the look.
Everything is provided (with the exception of  underwear and socks)

The normal pricing for this package rental is $149.95.
The group pricing for RTA’s 100th Conference Black Tie Gala will be $99.95.
Just be sure and mention you are with the Railway Tie Association 
when you call Debbie Sallee at 239.481.2238

Black Tie Tuxedos offers other more extensive/expensive options other than the one noted for $99.95.
If you wish to explore those options, please do so with Debbie Sallee directly when you call
and she will provide details. 
Black Tie Tuxedos has been reliably serving the Fort Myers/Bonita Springs/Naples area for over 20 years.

Ladies can purchase evening dress economically from:

Walmart's partnership with Lord & Taylor

There are many other options for ladies to purchase formal wear either online
or in department stores or boutiques, including those at 5th Avenue South,
part of the Botanical Gardens spouse tour on Wednesday Oct. 24.