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Best Practices For Truck Safety Summit

Best Practices for Truck Safety Summit

Event Details

Best Practices for Truck Safety Summit

This afternoon “create-your-own agenda” format event is designed for anyone with a fleet of regulated heavy vehicles–interstate and intrastate, private and commercial–to hear directly from the regulators and industry experts on the hottest topics in the logistics today. From safety to drug testing, cyberliability to load securement, this event will give you the most bang for your buck in terms of information and Q&A with those in the know.

Presenters include electronic logging device manufacturers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), the Florida Highway Patrol Commercial Vehicle Enforcement bureau, safety and data industry experts, and insurance industry professionals.

This event will give you a well-rounded look at the timely issues affecting your fleet now, and give you best practices for enhancing your operation’s safety and regulatory compliance. It’s a can’t-miss for anyone hauling products in Florida.


12:30-2:00 pm: Creating a Culture of Safety (SambaSafety/Vigillo) general session
2:00-2:15 pm: Networking break

Two Concurrent Sessions in separate rooms – Each session is 45 minutes

2:15-3:00 pm:
Hours of Service, ELDs and All Things Log-Related (PeopleNet and FMCSA)
DriveSafe Program (Federated Insurance)

3:00-3:45 pm:
Drug/Alcohol Testing Program Best Practices (NATMI)
Cargo Securement Basics and Overcoming Common Violations (FHP)

3:45-4:00 pm:
New Laws and Final Rules in State/Federal Regulation (FMCSA and FHP) – Share the time equally
Cyberliability Issues and Fixes (Federated Insurance)

!!! Note all attendees (and YOU) will get free access to the Sunshine Expo the next day at the hotel. This is the signature event for Florida Retail Federation and its several sub-associations, including Grocers, Petroleum Marketers/Convenience Stores, etc.



Optional Add-On (July 21): Trucking Compliance 101 course by NATMI

This custom-designed workshop is for all fleets, regardless of interstate/intrastate status or private/for-hire operations. These topics will help any safety or operations manager make better decisions both operationally and safety-wise. Reduce costs through best practices, prepare for possible regulatory audits and dramatically lower insurance and legal exposure by learning the best ways to run your fleet and hire/retain drivers. Learn more and register


Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 West Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone: 407-586-0000

Nightly rates: (Plus taxes of 7% room tax and 6% occupancy tax)
Single/Double occupancy standard room: $174.00. Each additional person $20.00
Emerald Bay: $194.00
Executive Suites: $ 625.00
Deluxe Suites: $850.00

Rates are available three days prior and three days post event, based on availability. Children 12 and under are free when occupying the same room as their guardians. Additional $20 a night resort fee applies to all rooms

Reservation Deadline is June 30, 2017 or prior if the block sells out.

Check in: 3:00 pm EST; Check out: 11:00 am

Self Parking is $18.00 plus 7% tax
Valet is $26.00 plus 7% tax

Exhibit Opportunities at Sunshine Expo

At the Sunshine EXPO Exhibit space is sold with the option of purchasing Premium or Basic booths. Premium booths are sold for $2,750 and Basic booths are sold for $2,250. Both Premium and Basic are sold as 10×10 exhibit spaces and include the following below. We offer a $100 discount for any booth purchased in addition to the first booth.

  • (8) hours of Exhibit time at the Sunshine EXPO on Sunday, July 23rd
  • (3) Booth worker badges allotted per 10×10 exhibit space (Full conference registration for Saturday/Sunday including (2) breakfasts, Saturday night Sunshine Derby with Pay to Play option and Sunday night FPMA hospitality suite.
  • Booth Package including (1 skirted table, 2 chairs, 1 wastebasket, 1 back drape, 2 side drapes and id tag)
  • Company listing on Sunshine EXPO website (alpha sorted with booth number)
  • Company logo and click through url to company website on live exhibit floor plan
  • Company Listing in Sunshine EXPO mobile app
  • Post show attendee list (mailing addresses and emails)
  • Network, connect and do business with upwards of 1,500 attendees
  • Additional booth workers may be added at the rate of $150 per additional badge beyond the (3) per 10×10 exhibit space

Exhibitor registration may be found here

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