Can you offer solutions to the challenges facing today’s trucking industry? The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is looking for industry professionals and subject matter experts to share their experiences and expertise through its Truckload Academy. TCA is also looking for presenters specializing in business, work force management, workplace management, finance, and other disciplines pertinent to the trucking industry.
This call for presenters is for TCA's Annual Convention, Recruitment & Retention Conference and monthly Webinars.
The Annual Convention brings together carriers and industry suppliers from across North America for three days of informative general sessions and timely workshops. The convention provides a variety of workshops on specific issues and topics germane to the trucking industry and the companies that support it. Approximately 1,200 trucking professionals are expected to attend the 2014 convention, March 23-26 in Grapevine, Texas. Workshops are generally 75 minutes long and they average 50 attendees.
Deadline for submissions is October 18, 2013.
Annual Convention workshop submissions will be reviewed October 25, 2013, through January 3, 2014, and notification of acceptance status will be provided in January 2014.
Attention speakers bureaus and agents: TCA works with two local speakers bureaus. If you represent someone interested in presenting a keynote session for TCA, please contact Leading Authorities or Washington Speakers Bureau.
Truckload Academy Webinars
Webinars are 90-minute online educational programs that cover a wide range of topics and issues—sales, business development, recruiting, employment law, and operations—pertinent to the trucking industry. Attendees participate by listening to the presenter through a conference line and watching an interactive PowerPoint presentation on the Web. Webinars average 50 sites with an average of four people per site.
Deadline for Submissions:
Webinar submissions are accepted throughout the year for programs that will take place in the next two-six months.
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If you have any questions, please e-mail Ron Goode, TCA's director of education.