2019 Guide to the Best Freight Broker Industry Events

2019 Guide to Freight Broker Industry Events

In an industry that is constantly changing, it’s essential for freight brokers to stay informed, connected and visible in the transportation community. We have gathered the best freight brokers events. These events give insight into market trends, access to demo the latest freight technology, education from freight industry leaders and network with logistic professionals.

FEBRUARY 25-26, 2019

FreightWaves F3 Future of Freight Festival Chattanooga, TN In its inaugural year, The F3: Future of Freight Festival, is an immersive, two-day innovation festival committed to bringing the best and brightest in the freight industry together for collaboration and entertainment in the Silicon Valley of Freight. Choose from a multitude of interactive tracks with experts in data technology, visibility, telematics, supply-chain, SaaS, software, autonomous vehicle systems, and driver engagement to shape and inform the future of freight—all while taking in some of the best music the region has to offer. More info: freightwaves.com/f3-festival

MARCH 26-28, 2019

Descartes Evolution 2019 Naples, FL  Evolution is the premier event that gathers together Descartes customers and business partners from around the world. Network with each other, meet the Descartes product management team, provide input and feedback on Descartes’ product direction, and to learn more about opportunities for improving operations through the growing portfolio of Descartes solutions. More info: descartes.com/usergroup

APRIL 10-13, 2019

TIA 2019 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition Universal Orlando, FL TIA gathers over 1300 of the North America’s brokerage-based logistics professionals in one place. At TIA 2019, you will experience the latest industry technology, discuss best practices with your peers, and attend unbeatable 3PS educational sessions. With 10 unique networking activities, you are sure to forge new partnerships and renew old friendships. More info: cvent.com/events/tia-2019-capital-ideas-conference-exhibition

MAY 5-7, 2019

Veloctiy 2019 MercuryGate User Conference Las Vegas, NV Discover what’s new and next for transportation management at The MercuryGate User Conference – Velocity 2019. MercuryGate will introduce product plans, listen to user feedback, share industry insight, and exchanging new ideas and best practices. Join hundreds of the world’s leading shippers, logistics providers, industry experts, and MercuryGate software experts as they discuss new innovations and take on challenges of today and prepare for tomorrow. Early-bird pricing ends February 1 More info: velocity.mercurygate.com

MAY 6-8, 2019

FreightWaves Transparency19 Atlanta, GA Transparency19 is designed to keep you on the cusp of the latest innovations that are transforming freight today. Meet the decision-makers behind the biggest brands and startups who are trailblazing through high-impact technology and solution development across all industry segments, including shippers, carriers, 3PLs, supply chain management, manufacturing and investors. You’ll hear from expert speakers, watch live product demos from emerging and leading freight technology companies, and network with hundreds of your industry peers in a revolutionary format. More info: freightwaves.com/transparency19

JUNE 10-12, 2019

3PL & Supply Chain Summit, Mastering the Digital Supply Chain Atlanta, GA Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta 2019 will address the most important challenges to ensure that you are equipped to transform your supply chain today for tomorrow’s challenges. You will learn forward-thinking strategies to meet short, medium, and long-term goals and strategies for seamless operations, managing costs, and delivering to customer expectations. More info: events.eft.com/3pl

AUGUST 25-27

McLeod Software User Conference Denver, CO Learn best practices from McLeod customers who share their experience at the annual user conference. Enjoy over 14 hours of networking with 1,000+ attendees and over 300 members of the McLeod software team. Attendees will learn about the latest products and future technologies impacting the future of trucking. More info: mcleodsoftware.com/user-conference


FTR Transportation Conference 2019 Indianapolis, Indiana  The FTR Transportation Conference is recognized for delivering the most complete and comprehensive outlook on freight transportation in North America. Attendees receive in-depth information from industry leaders on all the surface freight transport modes.  FTR brings together all aspects of the freight transportation world into one educational event. More info: ftrconference.com


In.sight User Conference + Expo 2019 Houston, TX In.sight, hosted by Trimble, offers service providers and fleet operations professionals more than three days of valuable content.  Notable speakers and networking opportunities and hands-on experience with new technology solutions to help reach new levels of organizational performance and safety. More than 2,000 industry professionals will attend. This year’s event will feature hundreds of educational sessions, notable speakers, customer awards and extensive networking opportunities. More info: insightuserconference.com

OCTOBER 5-9, 2019

MCE 2019, ATA Management Conference & Exhibition San Diego, CA The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) brings together trucking executives from across the country. This is a can’t-miss event of the year that highlights economic, regulatory, and business trends focused on driving the success of fleets today and in the future. Every year, more than 2,500 of trucking’s top decision-makers come to MCE. More info: mce.trucking.org


DAT User Conference Austin, TX  See the latest and greatest products from DAT, plus hands-on labs filled with tips and tricks that you can take home and put into action immediately.  Industry insiders and thought leaders will share their expertise regarding the latest trends and the future of the freight industry, with eye-opening keynotes and sessions designed for anyone in the brokerage industry. More info: dat.com/company/news-events/user-conference-2019