2019 Fleet Management Conferences

Staying current on fleet management trends can be a tall task. Nonetheless, being educated on fleet trends and new technological solutions is a major key to success. Conferences and trade shows are a great opportunity to not only learn but network with industry professionals and potential partners. Here’s a breakdown of some of the most anticipated fleet management conferences in 2019.


2019 National Utility Fleet Management Conference

January 31 - February 1, 2019

Costa Mesa Marriott - Newport Beach, CA

The National Utility Fleet Management Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn and network with fleet management experts. Nine different speakers will present various best practices and case studies that will help you understand and implement strategies to improve your operations.

The Work Truck Show

March 5 - 8, 2019

Indiana Convention Center - Indianapolis, IN

The Work Truck Show is your once-a-year chance to see all of the newest industry products, choose from dozens of industry-focused training courses, and gain access to technical engineering representatives from hundreds of exhibiting companies.

TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

March 18-21, 2019

Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA

The TMC is a North American association centered around technology and maintenance in the trucking industry. Attendees have a unique opportunity to connect with a cross-section of industry leaders, attend a variety of sessions and browse hands-on exhibits.

Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference

March 26 - 28, 2019

South Seattle College, Seattle - WA

The Vehicle Maintenance Management Conference celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2019. The event focuses on fleet vehicle inspections and maintenance management. There are over 60 training sessions as well welding certification testing and indoor/outdoor trade show.

Mid-America Trucking Show

March 28 - 30, 2019

Kentucky Exposition Center - Louisville, KY

The Mid-American Trucking Show (MATS) is one of the largest events in trucking. Over 70,000 people from across the globe gather to interact with experts and companies featuring 1,000+ exhibits, a Beauty Truck Show and concert. MATS is open to the public, though attendance requires registration.

FedFleet 2019

April 9 - 11, 2019

Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Washington, DC

FedFleet is an 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.

NAFA Institute & Expo

April 15 - 17, 2019

Kentucky International Convention Center - Louisville, KY

The National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Institute and Expo (I&E) is the largest event dedicated to the fleet management industry. It presents a unique opportunity for fleet professionals to attend numerous education sessions as well as visit exhibits and network with other industry members.

ACT Expo

April 23 - 26, 2019

Long Beach Convention Center - Long Beach, CA

The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo is the largest event for clean fuels and new transportation technologies. Each year, over 3,000 clean transportation stakeholders attend the expo featuring 250+ exhibitors, 20 workshops and numerous expert speakers.

TLPA Spring Conference & Expo

April 24 - 26, 2019

Hilton Riverside - New Orleans, LA

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 plan out the association’s agenda.


May 6 - 9, 2019

Las Vegas Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV

The WasteExpo is the premier event in the waste management industry where experts, thought leaders and industry members gather. The WasteExpo features hundreds of exhibits and includes a comprehensive conference program covering dozens of topics from fleet maintenance to driver retention, contamination management and other industry trends.

Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference 2019

June 2 - 5, 2019

Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center - Williamsburg, VA

The Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) brings fleet representatives together over 100 manufacturers and service providers. This year’s conference will focus on advancing strategies for fleet improvement.

Global Fleet Conference

June 5 - 6, 2019

Hilton Miami Downtown- Miami, FL

Over 300 participants from the largest multinational commercial fleets gather annually for the Global Fleet Conference. The conference provides beneficial educational content as attendees and speakers dive into the trends of fleet management.

Government Fleet Expo & Conference

June 17 - 20, 2019

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - New Orleans, LA

The Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) is the largest gathering of public fleets. Attendees can attend five sets of training sessions to gain valuable insights and solutions as well as connect with industry members and vendors at the exhibit.


Great American Trucking Show

August 22 - 24, 2019

Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center - Dallas, TX

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Great American Trucking Show (GATS), a convention dedicated to all things trucking. Spotlighted are over 500 exhibitors dedicated to improving the trucking industry. GATS is open to the public and includes a truck beauty contest where contestants compete to win the Pride and Polish Awards.

Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association Annual Conference

September 15 - 19, 2019

Location TBD

The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA) comprises 400 members representing various segments of the fleet industry. The AFLA Annual Conference aims to develop and expand education, research and technical standards of its members.

NCSFA State Fleet Managers Workshop

September 23 - 26, 2019

AT&T Conference Center - Austin, TX

The National Conference of State Fleet Administrators (NCSFA) is a non-profit organization with approximately 200 dedicated fleet professionals. The goal of NCSFA is to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of its members through education and ongoing peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

TLPA Annual Convention and Trade Show

October 16 - 18, 2019

Bally’s - Las Vegas, NV

The Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association (TLPA) will hold its annual convention and trade show in Las Vegas. There will be several keynote addresses, multiple learning lab sessions and nearly 100 vendors to meet and learn from.

Work Fleet Forum

Nov 11 - 13, 2019

The Sawgrass Marriott - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

The Work Fleet Forum is an opportunity for fleet managers and vendors to connect, discover new solutions and build networks. The unique format of the forum allows for small group and one-on-one meetings with solution providers.

FleetCon 2019


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.

Police Fleet Expo 2019


The Police Fleet Expo is only open to law enforcement personnel. Attendees can network with industry professionals and attend seminars with topics ranging from fleet management, vehicle and manufacturer information, suppliers and other solutions.

Fleet Safety Conference


The Fleet Safety Conference attendees gather to gain critical, relevant and up-to-date information on limiting liability, minimizing accident management expenses, and improving the overall safety of their fleet.

Fleet Forward Conference


Fleet Forward Conference brings together a broad base of fleet stakeholders to discuss and learn about the smart mobility revolution. This event connects technology vendors with fleet service providers to stay on the cutting edge of autonomous technology.

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About the Author

Matt Dziak
Content Marketing Manager

Matt is the Content Marketing Manager at Fleetio. If he's not developing strategies for new, engaging content, you can find him trying to develop his golf game.

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