Waves of Opportunity, Oceans of Success || 88th Annual Management Conference
About the Conference…
The Trucking industry offers waves of opportunity and oceans of success at the PMTA’s 88th Annual Management Conference featuring keynote speaker Brian Fielkow. Throughout the conference Brain will provide information on cultivating a healthy culture in your business while improving the bottom line. Brain will help us examine and celebrate all aspects of the industry. The conference is May 5-7, 2016, at the Loews Don Cesar Hotel in St. Pete, Florida. This trip is a perfect weekend getaway for all members!
The conference begins on Thursday and continues through Saturday night. PMTA’s Annual Management Conference is the perfect opportunity to connect with other carriers and share ideas and discover new ways for your company to succeed. In the educational sessions - recognized industry leaders deliver ideas, answers, and tips about key problems you face each day. The 2016 conference is filled with education and entertaining surprises. Plan to join us!
About the Don Cesar…
Located on the sugar sand beaches of Florida, the hotel offers two deluxe heated pools, luxurious spa, wave runners, beach cabanas or day beds and more. Come explore St. Pete’s beach including: golfing, area attractions, sports teams of the Tampa area, Shoppes and more! Reservations are easy! PMTA has an incredible room rate of $229.00 a night! Call: 1-800-282-1116 and let them know your with PMTA!
About the Schedule…
Thursday: May 5th, 2016
5:00PM Welcome Cocktail hour
7:00PM Dinner & Trivia
Friday: May 6th 2016
7:00 -8:00AM -Breakfast
8-8:15AM - Welcome
8:15-12:30PM – Day 1 of Speakers
ATA’s Pat Thomas
Cipriani & Werner PC Bill Pentecost
Keynote speaker: Brian Fielkow
12:30PM – Lunch
1:30 Team Building Activity
6:00PM – 7:00 PM - Cocktail Hour
7:00PM – Dinner and Entertainment
Saturday May 7th, 2016
7:00 -8:00AM - Breakfast
8:00-12:00PM Day 2 of Speakers
Keynote Speaker: Brian Fielkow
Afternoon on your own
6:00PM – 7:00 PM Reception Cocktails
7:00 Chairman’s Banquet || PMTA’s Chairman Rebecca Summers
Dress Code: The conference is resort casual for all events with the exception of the Chairman’s Banquet on Saturday which is cocktail attire.
About the Speakers…
ATA Chairman, Pat Thomas, will be joining PMTA’s Annual Conference to give an ATA update. Pat Thomas is Senior Vice President, State Government Affairs for UPS. As Senior Vice President of State Government Affairs, Pat oversees all state legislative, regulatory and political activities for the U.S. In this role, Pat directs a team of state and local public affairs managers across the country. He also oversees the UPS Congressional Awareness Program, a comprehensive grassroots program designed to strengthen UPS’s relationships with Members of Congress in their home district.
Keynote Speaker: Brian Fielkow is the president of Jetco Delivery. Based on his 25 years of business leadership and firsthand experiences as a current business executive, Brian Fielkow, J.D., offers a unique approach to cultivating a healthy culture. Owner of Houston-based Jetco Delivery, he is the author of Driving to Perfection: Achieving Business Excellence By Creating A Vibrant Culture, a comprehensive guide for building strategic company culture. He has developed a proven formula that directly ties a company's culture to its bottom line by empowering employees, managing and driving change, and distinguishing between values and priorities.
Cipriani & Werner, Primacy, and NT Insurance will host a panel focused on legal liability of trucking accidents. Cipriani & Werner will be represented by Chet Dudzinski, panel moderator, and Bill Pentecost the legal panel member. John and Brian Liberatore will represent Primacy and will present the investigator viewpoint on the panel. NT Insurance represented by Steve Yockel will present the insurance broker and carrier view points).
Karen Rasmussen President with HELP. HELP Inc. is the oldest non-profit public/private partnership (P3) dedicated to advancing the safety and efficiency of the commercial transportation industry.
HELP Inc.’s unique public/private approach bridges the gap between industry and government, and promotes the highest level of cooperation. This unique collaboration enables us to deliver advanced transportation technologies faster, better and more cost-effectively than traditional approaches.
Couple Registration – $800.00
Single Registration – $550.00
Kid Registration $100.00
The premier event of the year, PMTA’s AMC provides an opportunity for 1-on-1 networking and promoting your business in an educational, fun and relating setting. Sponsoring is a great way to strengthen your business relationships. This year PMTA is offering exclusive sponsorships for events throughout the conference!
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