Here at Whip Around we are excited about the upcoming year. We put together a list of conferences you must visit in 2018 to stay informed about the latest industry technology and news.
FleetCon is an educational event for all fleet personnel, fleet suppliers and all types of fleets. The event combines education and introduction to new technologies and solutions. Attendees can network with others in the fleet industry and learn from some of the best.
The Fleet Safety Conference is the only conference of its kind designed specifically for fleet, risk, safety, sales, human resources and EHS professionals that offers expert insights and practical education on improving fleet safety.
Fleet Forward Conference is a new event that assembles a broad base of fleet stakeholders to discuss and learn about the smart mobility revolution. This event connects technology vendors with fleet service providers and end users to stay on the cutting edge of autonomous technology.
October 27 - 30, 2018
Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV
The Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association’s annual conference will feature about 100 vendors showcasing the most advanced products and services available to help you run your business more efficiently. Whether you are a fleet operator or an industry supplier, participating in this prominent industry event will be critical to the continued revitalization of your business.
September 16 - 19, 2018
JW Marriott - Orlando, FL
AFLA promotes growth, expansion and professionalism within the fleet industry by providing education, research, technical standards, representation and advancement of member interests. AFLA’s annual conference attracts more than 450 attendees each year.
June 4 - 7, 2018
San Diego Convention Center - San Diego, CA
The Government Fleet Expo & Conference is an annual community gathering where public fleet professionals can have real conversations with their peers about daily challenges, get public fleet-specific training and access to the latest vehicles and technology in the exhibit hall. The event is for public sector fleet management professionals from every level of government.
June 3 - 6, 2018
Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center - Williamsburg, VA
The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) is an educational conference for fleet representatives from investor-owned electric utilities, electric cooperatives and electrical contractors. The event includes a drive-through utility equipment demonstration and an equipment show that is the site of more than 60 displays.
April 30 - May 3, 2018
Long Beach Convention Center - Long Beach, CA
All weight classes and alternative fuel types are represented—electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural gas, propane autogas, and renewable fuels—providing a one-stop shop for fleets to learn how to reduce costs and emissions. Network with more than 3,500 clean transportation stakeholders and learn from peers in fleet-focused educational sessions.
April 23 - 26, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV
The Waste Expo is where the best minds in the waste management, recycling and organics industry find inspiration. The expo allows industry professionals to learn from the experts in educational sessions, touch the latest products, test the latest technologies, network and do business.
April 10 - 13, 2018
Renaissance Convention Center - Oklahoma City, OK
The Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association’s (TLPA) Spring Conference focuses on providing innovative educational and networking opportunities for the industry. The Expo is the main focus of the event and highlights the latest products and services of top vendors. The board and committee members also meet during this event to act on the Association’s current agenda.
March 27 - 28, 2018
Shoreline Community College - Seattle, WA
VMMC uniquely connects fleet management personnel with their peers. The transportation sector includes evolving equipment and technology that they use, or will be using, in their jobs along with arising awareness of environmental responsibility, regulations, certification and permitting. All of this information is easily accessed at the VMMC annual conference.
March 22 - 24, 2018
Kentucky Expo Center - Louisville, KY
MATS is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. It is held each year at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. The show attracts 70,000 attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad.
March 21, 2018
Mythe Barn - Atherstone, ENG
FM18 focuses on the public sector & housing for fleet professionals working for the government and trusts.
March 5 - 8, 2018
Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA
The American Trucking Association is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 affiliated state trucking associations and industry-related conferences and councils, ATA is the voice of the industry America depends on most to move our nation’s freight.
January 30 - February 1, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Washington, D.C.
This is a free event for federal employees with valid federal identification. The event includes over 40 training sessions that cover issues related to both agency-owned and agency-leased vehicles. Since FedFleet is being held in conjunction with the Washington Auto Show, registering for the training provides attendees with private access to the Auto Show and exhibitor floors.
Let us know in the comments what conferences you'd like to visit in 2018.