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Call for Presenters

Logo:  Truckload AcademyCan 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.

Recruitment & Retention Conference

Produced in conjunction with ACS Advertising, the annual Recruitment & Retention Conference is a two-day educational opportunity for CEOs, COOs, vice presidents, recruiters, recruiting directors, and human resource, fleet, safety, and other managers involved in finding and engaging the best drivers. Approximately 200 trucking professionals are expected to attend the 2015 conference, February 4-6 in Nashville, Tennessee. Workshops are either 60 or 120 minutes in length with an average attendance of 50 attendees.

Deadline for submissions is October 3, 2014.

Recruitment & Retention Conference submissions will be reviewed September 22 through October 31 2014, and notification of acceptance status will be provided in November.

Annual Convention

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 2015 convention, March 8-11 in Grapevine, Texas. Workshops are generally 75 minutes long and they average 50 attendees.

Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2014.

Annual Convention workshop submissions will be reviewed October 10 through December 19, 2014, and notification of acceptance status will be provided in January 2015.

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.


TCA reserves the right to edit program titles and descriptions, request changes to the proposed program, encourage joint presentations of proposals submitted on similar topics, and proof biographies.