2017 Accelerate! Conference Highlights

More than 500 transportation and logistics professionals registered to attend the 2017 Accelerate! Conference & Expo. There were excellent opportunities to network and share common experiences. (Photography: Deb Schroeder)

2017 Expo

Hundreds of companies, brands, products and services were made available as potential solutions during the Accelerate! Expo.

2017 Truck Tour

New this year, the Truck Tour was an opportunity for attendees to learn about new and emerging technologies of tractors on the road. Featured were the Autobon Co-Pilot product, Freightliner, Peterbilt Model 579 EPIQ, Arrow Truck Sales 2014 Volvo VNL 670, and ZF ReAX Electrically Assisted Hydraulic Steering.

2017 Influential Woman Finalists

Finalists of the 2017 Influential Woman in Trucking award received recognition. They are Tana Greene, CEO, Blue Bloodhound; Traci Crane, Senior Manager, Fleet Services, CFI; and Daphne Jefferson, Administrator, FMCSA (this year’s winner). Mary Aufdemberg of Freightliner (sponsor) and WIT CEO Ellen Voie presented the awards.

2017 YRC attendees 

Several companies had large teams participate at this year’s conference. In fact, YRC Worldwide companies had more than 50 leaders and drivers attend!

WIT 10th Birthday Bash

The Women In Trucking Association hosted the WIT 10th Birthday Bash. Crazy fun was had by all as we celebrated the amazing accomplishments of the organization!

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Get it on your calendar:
The 2018 WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo is Nov. 12-14, 2018 in Dallas, Texas!