Written By: Sofie Bedard, Content Creator, on Dec 06, 2019
A new decade has promised bullish technological and economic growth. With a growing demand from consumers for efficiency, data privacy, social and environmental responsibility, and more, fleet management professionals with a strong grasp of the latest trends are sure to stay ahead of the curb. We've put together a list of accredited, chronological conferences to help you make the right decision on which to attend.
Bookmark this page, as we'll update it throughout the year with new conferences and details as we get them.
Date: January 28 - 30, 2020
Location: Washington, DC - Walter E. Washington Convention Center
FedFleet is a comprehensive federal fleet management conference, free with valid federal identification. This three-day training opportunity allows attendees to engage with industry professionals and vendors across America and provides exclusive access to the 2020 Washington Auto Show.
Date: February 4 - 5, 2020
Location: San Diego, CA - San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
The Utility and City Fleet Management Conference offers an opportunity for investor-owned utility (IOU), co-op and municipality fleet managers to gather and learn from peers and experts in the industry. Attendees particularly appreciate the interactive learning events and discussions on best practices for managing smaller budgets and resource pools.
Date: February 16 - 19, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV - The Venetian Resort
2020 marks the 36th year of the International Luxury Coach and Transportation Show. This is the largest convention dedicated to the luxury charter transportation industry. Operators around the globe gather to network, attend education sessions and view the latest products in the industry.
February 20 - 22, 2020
Location: Los Angeles, CA - The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel
The Construction Institute Summit (CIS) assembles contractors, owners, designers and other construction stakeholders to discuss new innovations in the construction industry. This four-day summit allows attendees the chance to network with peers, earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) and learn more about technological advancements in the industry.
Date: February 24 - 27, 2020
Location: Atlanta, GA - Georgia World Congress Center
The TMC Annual Meeting is one of the top technical conferences for the trucking industry. TMC offers a variety of education sessions focused on fleet maintenance, shop talks for troubleshooting equipment issues and initiatives centered around the future of trucking.
Date: March 1 - 3, 2020
Location: Kissimmee, FL - Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
One of the largest annual trucking conferences bringing together professionals and suppliers together to share in educational sessions, committee meetings, and networking opportunities.
March 9 - 12, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV - The Bellagio Resort and Casino
The Association of General Contractors (AGC) Annual Convention gathers construction and contracting experts across the industry to bring you the latest in project management solutions.This year, the AGC will also hold CONEXPO-CON, the largest construction industry trade show while providing the same networking and educational opportunities as previous years.
March 18 - 20, 2020
Location: Boston, MA - Westin Copley
Formerly the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA), the TTA hosts a spring conference centered around the latest innovations in the transportation industry. Expect a variety of education sessions and networking opportunities. This is also a time for the TTA board to meet and discuss the year’s agenda.
March 23 - 27, 2020
Location: Nashville, TN - Music City Center
The ABC Convention gathers members of the construction industry to experience expert keynote speakers, educational sessions, peer networking events and a celebration of the past year’s accomplishments.
Date: March 24 - 26, 2020
Location: Seattle, WA - South Seattle College
The Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference aims to educate participants about new maintenance techniques and solutions in the fleet industry. VMMC brings together a variety of industry experts to present ideas and provide hands-on training sessions.
General Fleet Management Conferences
Date: March 26 - 28, 2020
Location: Louisville, KY - Kentucky Exposition Center
The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is a great event for learning about new products and best practices from industry experts through education sessions and hands-on demonstrations. With over 1,000 exhibitors, participants can get a comprehensive look at the best solutions in the trucking industry.
Date: April 6, 2020
Location: Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Convention Center
This three-day conference features industry-leading educational programs covering critical topics in trucking safety, security, human resources, claims, and loss prevention.
Date: April 6 - 8, 2020
Location: Indianapolis, IN - Indiana Conference Center
The National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Institute and Expo is the world’s largest fleet management event. Over the course of three days, fleet management professionals gather to network, discuss emerging technologies and attend over 40 education sessions.
Date: May 3 - 6, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV - Las Vegas Convention Center
The WasteExpo is committed to providing participants innovative solutions, premier education and strong networking sessions. With over 600 exhibitors and 14,000 attendees each year, WasteExpo is the top professional development event for the waste management industry.
Date: May 5 - 6, 2020,
Location: Atlanta, GA, Georgia International Convention Center
FreightWaves LIVE, the premier freight conference of the year, is coming back to Atlanta! With every new event, the pressure is on to make it bigger and greater than the one before and this year will be no different. We’ll feature quick-fire demos of the latest technology, inspiring keynote presentations from industry and business leaders, and a smorgasbord of influencers, investors, and supply chain experts to keep attendees on the cusp of the latest trends and factors impacting the freight industry in 2020.
Date: May 18 - 21, 2020
Location: Anaheim, CA - Anaheim Convention Center
The Government Fleet Expo (GFX) is the largest annual gathering of public fleets. The GFX schedule includes public fleet-specific training, hands-on learning sessions, and an opportunity for attendees to network and discuss challenges and solutions for their fleets.
May 26 - 27, 2020
Location: Rome, Italy - Sheraton Roma Hotel Conference Center
The Global Fleet Conference is a 2-day event specifically designed for global and regional fleet decision-makers. Now in its eighth year, it is the annual gathering of managers of the world’s largest multinational commercial fleets. Over 300 participants from all over the world will attend the conference to get a pulse on the latest thinking in global fleet management.
Date: May 31 - June 3
Location: Williamsburg, VA - Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center
The EUFMC began in 1953 as a regional meeting of electric utility fleet managers. It now includes educational roundtables where fleet executives address common challenges by sharing best practices and working with suppliers, utility equipment drive-through demonstrations from suppliers, and an equipment show that includes more than 60 displays of vehicle, equipment, components, and technologies and services.
Date: June 1 - 2, 2020
Location: Montreal, Canada
The second edition of the IMPULSION MTL International Fleet Forum will bring professionals and suppliers together around a common objective: upgrading fleets with new technologies and solutions to meet environmental, social, operational, and regulatory requirements.
Date: October 24 - 28, 2020
Location: Denver, Colorado - TBD
Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) brings together trucking leaders from across the country to highlight economic, regulatory, and business trends focused on driving the success of fleets today and in the future.
MCE aims to provide attendees with the opportunity to participate in policy discussions, educational sessions, networking opportunities, and interactive exhibits.
Date: November 15 - 17, 2020
Location: Philadelphia, PA - TBD
The LCT East and BusCon are combining forces to present America’s Bus and Coach Expo (ABCExpo). This new event provides a comprehensive expo for luxury, coach, shuttle, tour and charter professionals. You can still expect the exceptional educational opportunities and business development attendees have seen in years past—now under one roof!
Date: November 17 - 18, 2020
Location: Dublin, Ireland- Dublin Convention Center
Bringing together fleet and mobility leaders in Europe to gain new information, networking, and knowledge transfer. This conference attracts around 1000+ fleet leaders a year. This conference will tackle talks on remarketing, WLTP and new emissions regulations, questions about outsourcing fleet management, supplier management, and beyond.
Date and Location: TBD
The Fleet Forward Conference is focused on the evolution of fleet and transportation technology. Fleet Forward understands the importance of always looking towards the future. Many education sessions discuss new and upcoming solutions for mobility, the advancements of electric vehicles and enhancing fleet efficiency.
Date and Location: TBD
The Work Fleet Forum unites fleet managers and vendors at an intimate event, enabling powerful peer-to-peer discussion and learning. With just 45 fleet managers chosen to attend, these dialogues and small group meetings help attendees engage and form strong bonds that last outside the forum.
Date and Location: TBD
The Fleet Safety Conference aims to inform fleet personnel of the best and most relevant information regarding limiting risks and liability, as well as improving overall fleet safety practices. Join fleet and safety experts to learn about how to overcome industry challenges and increase driver safety.
American Trucking Association’s Safety Management Council and Transportation Security Council
Date and Location: TBD
With a new name “Mobilize” and a rebrand from the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) to the TTA Annual Convention and Expo, fleet professionals can attend keynote addresses, break-out sessions, and visit over 100 vendor booths.