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Your Guide to Freight Broker Events in 2021

Triumph Business Capital

March 16, 2021

There is a lot of excitement going around for freight broker events in 2021. These events will showcase new technology, introduce new industry-specific knowledge, and give you an idea of where the logistics space is headed.  

No matter what size broker you are, you’ll find an event that’s perfect for you. Don’t want to travel? Some options on this list are held completely online, which means you can participate from your office or home. Make sure to bookmark this page so that you can refer back to it throughout the year. 

MARCH 1-5, 2021 

Data Quality and Systems Training 

Online 

Sponsored by CVSA. 

This event will teach you how to improve your data quality and information systems. Federal experts will share their insight.  

More infohttps://www.cvsa.org/news-entry/2021-events/  

APRIL 7-9, 2021 

TMHA Annual Meeting 

San Antonio, TX 

Marriott Rivercenter Hotel 

Sponsored by The Machinery Haulers Association. 

This event is built around connecting and attending presentations to learn more about what is happening in the freight and logistics industries.  

More infohttps://www.machineryhaulers.org/upcoming-meetings/  

APRIL 7-10, 2021 

TIA Conference & Exhibition 

Virtual Event 

Sponsored by Transportation Intermediaries Association. 

With over 16 hours of sessions, you can learn a lot during this 3-day event. 

JW Marriott Desert Ridge 

More infohttps://www.tianet.org/meetings/2021conference/?_zs=6lBWN1&_zl=10Lp5  

APRIL 12-15; 19-23 2021 

Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting 2021 

Multi-Week Virtual Event 

Sponsored by American Trucking Associations. 

TMC is North America’s top technical conference that focuses only on the trucking industry. Review every aspect of design and vehicle maintenance and stay up-to-date on industry news. 

More infohttps://tmcannual.trucking.org/  

APRIL 19, 2021 

North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum 

Virtual Event  

Sponsored by CVSA. 

Stakeholders in the world of cargo securement will meet in this public forum to discuss freight regulations across North America. 

More infocvsa.org/events/north-american-cargo-securement-harmonization-public-forum/ 

MAY 19-20, 2021 

FreightWaves Live @ Home 

Virtual Event  

Catch demos of the latest tech, presentations from industry and business leaders, and connect with other industry professionals at the premier freight conference.  

More infohttps://live.freightwaves.com/live-home-spring-2021 

JUNE 12-13, 2021 

Texas Trucking Show 

Houston, TX 

NRG Center 

More than 150 companies will be present, offering their services and products to help boost your trucking operation. 

More infohttps://texastruckingshow.com/  

June 13-15, 2021 

Annual Conference & Exhibits 

Indianapolis, IN 

Hilton San Diego Bayfront 

Sponsored by National Tank Truck Carriers. 

More infohttps://www.tanktruck.org/Public/Events/Annual%20Conference%20and%20Exhibits/Public/Events/Annual-Conference/AC-2021.aspx?hkey=a78132de-3b8a-46bb-a6ec-df8aa7c1c6dd 

June 13-15, 2021 

NPTC 2021 

Cincinnati, OH 

Hilton Netherland Plaza 

Sponsored by National Private Truck Council. 

With more than 175 companies in attendance, this must-see event will give you insight into the freight industry and help you to create valuable connections. 

More infohttps://www.nptc.org/events/annual-education-management-conference-and-exhibition/  

JUNE 21-25, 2021 

World Ports Conference 

Antwerp, Belgium 

Sponsored by International Association of Ports and Harbors. 

Worldwide trucking experts will be in attendance at one of the largest conferences within the world of freight. 

More infohttps://www.worldportsconference.com/  

AUGUST 23-24 

in.sight User Conference + Expo 

Virtual Event 

Trimble’s in.site User Conference + Expo is one of the largest technology conferences in the transportation industry. More than three days of educational, networking and engagement opportunities are being planned with service providers and fleet operations professionals in mind.  

More infohttps://transportation.trimble.com/insight 

AUGUST 10-14, 2021 – CANCELED 

North American Inspectors Championship 

Minneapolis, MN  

Sponsored by Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. CVSA’s North American Inspectors Championship (NAIC) is the only event that tests, recognizes and awards commercial motor vehicle inspector excellence. 

More infohttps://www.cvsa.org/events/north-american-inspectors-championship/ 

AUGUST 30-SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 

ACT Expo 

Long Beach, CA 

Long Beach Convention Center 

Sponsored by Advanced Clean Transportation. 

Learn about the future of fleet and meet the newest technologies, vehicles, and fuels. 

More infohttps://www.actexpo.com/  

SEPTEMBER 13-17, 2021 

FTR Transportation Conference 2021 

Indianapolis, IN  

Historic Union Station 

Take part in the premier transportation forecasting event, with more than 80 speakers and panelists and 450 attendees. It’s the opportunity this year to experience all the different aspects of the freight transportation world into one place.  

More infohttps://www.ftrconference.com/ 

SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 1, 2021 

McLeod Software User Conference 

Grapevine, TX 

Gaylord Hotel 

Network with more than 1,000 industry professionals, participate in any of the more than 90 breakout sessions, get one-on-one training from a McLeod professional, and get details on the latest McLeod products as well as future tech.  

More infohttps://www.mcleodsoftware.com/news-and-events/ 

OCTOBER 6-7, 2021 

Reuters Supply Chain USA  

Virtual Event 

Explore supply chain visibility, digitization & workforce management, supply chain risk, the economics of freight, and more, with more than 1,000 senior decision makers from across the supply chain industry.  

More infohttps://www.reutersevents.com/events/3pl/ 

OCTOBER 23-27, 2021 

ATA MCE Conference and Exhibition 2021 

Nashville, TN 

Music City Center  

The American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE) brings together trucking leaders from around the country. Attendees get to join policy discussions, attend educational sessions, and help influence the trucking industry’s development. More than 2,500 of trucking’s top decision-makers attend MCE annually to attend the exhibit hall and participate in events.  

More infomce.trucking.org  

OCTOBER 25-29 2021 

Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association Annual Conference 

San Antonio, TX 

La Cantera Resort 

Sponsored by Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association. 

SC&RA is the driving force behind new policies for safety, productivity, efficiency, and profitability. Learn what’s to come in the future of trucking. 

More infohttps://www.scranet.org/  

NOVEMBER 8-10, 2021 

FreightWaves Future of Freight Festival 

Chattanooga, TN 

Chattanooga Convention Center 

Experience what the future holds when smart cities and logistics unite. Engage in live demonstrations, discover the future of freight technology, and attend in-person discussions on industry topics with freight experts and entrepreneurs.   

More infohttps://live.freightwaves.com/future-of-freight-festival 

Conclusion 

Attending freight broker events in 2021 is a fast way to boost your operation and give you ideas from across the industry. The more connections, services, and tools that you have, the smoother your operation will run. 

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