Do you respect, honor and support professional truck drivers?

 

Social Media is rapidly changing the business landscape.

The trucking industry is facing many challenges these days, and none are being faced with more difficulty than the professional truck driver.
As a result, drivers are gathering on October 27th and 28th for the 2nd Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Kansas City at Harrah’s Hotel. Also uniting with them are those who honor and support them.
CSA, regulations, and the “qualified truck driver” shortage has affected all, and many are seeking answers for these challenges. Many have questions regarding the new rules implemented by the FMCSA, are wondering about proposed rules, and are even apprehensive about possible future rules. No one is exempt from the inevitable realities within trucking.
This will be the second year for drivers and those within the industry to unite and discuss these serious issues. United, many will gather to hear and share with the voices of professional drivers.
Sponsors, organizations, and corporate leaders will be attending and supporting the efforts of those who are gathering. Well known transportation industry professionals will present to the audience, the most pressing issues facing the trucking industry today.
Speakers and Topics include:
Richard Wilson of Trans Products- Regulations, CDL training, The Truck Driver Shortage
Elaine Papp of the FMCSA – Sleep Apnea, Health waivers, and the National Registry of Medical Examiners
Paul Taylor of Truckers Justice Center -Trucking Employment Law
Rick Ash of the Trucking Solutions Group- Truck driver health
Kylla Leeburg of Truckers Against Trafficking – How Social Media empowered and united an entire industry against the atrocities of human trafficking
Chris Voss– of Strategix One Consulting- Ranked among the top 50 in Forbes magazine.
The Benefits of social media -How to incorporate social media toward your personal and business goals

The 2nd Annual Truck Driver Social Media convention attracts and reaches 2 major audiences; Professional drivers and those within the industry who desire to support and honor them. Both groups understand the crucial need for unity, openness, honesty, and transparency as well as the need to address trucking’s most important challenges together.
As the trucking industry continues to battle many difficulties, those who believe in positive solutions are uniting together with professional drivers.

Without Professional drivers….America stops. The time is approaching to take serious regard of the issues, addressing them together, as well as honoring and supporting our nations drivers.
What you need to do to join this uniting effort

  1. Support by either attending and/or sponsoring this great event, paying tribute to the professional driver.
  1. Display our unity as we all network together on October 27th & 28th in Kansas City,Registration for this event
    Sponsorship Description
    Sponsorship Pledge Form
    Hotel Info and discounted rates

 



 


Allen Smith is the host of Truth About Trucking “Live” on Blog Talk Radio and an active participant regarding relevant research for truck driver and trucking industry topics and challenges. He and his wife Donna are hosting the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Kansas City, Mo.

 

 

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