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A Unique Event With A Critical Mission

The 2021 Accelerate! Conference & Expo, sponsored by the Women in Trucking Association, will take place November 7-9 at the Dallas Sheraton. Register to experience:

KNOWLEDGE

40+ Educational Sessions on critical transportation issues and trends, along with perspectives of women in the industry.

TRACKS

Five Educational Areas of Focus to ensure you receive relevant information that can be invaluable to your career: Leadership, Professional Development, HR/ Talent Management, Operations, and Sales & Marketing.

SOLUTIONS

Find Solutions and Build Business through a robust virtual expo featuring valuable products and services.

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    Who Should Attend?

    Anyone who believes the gender balance should be changed in the industry should attend and participate in the Accelerate! Conference & Expo. Attendees are transportation decision-makers in the roles of Managers, Directors, VPs, and Presidents of company’s ranging from motor carriers and 3PLs to manufacturers, retailers, truck driving schools, financial and insurance providers, and health & fitness services.


VIEW THE IN-PERSON SCHEDULE

(If you’re registered for the In-Person Conference, you’ll also have access to the Virtual Conference which takes place Nov. 17-18)

All times are in Central time zone

  • Saturday, Nov. 6
  • Sunday, Nov. 7
  • Monday, Nov. 8
  • Tuesday, Nov. 9
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Pre-Conference Networking Dine-Around

07:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exhibitor/Truck & Technology Tour Set-Up

08:30 AM - 09:30 AM

Non-Denominational Faith Service

 


09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Registration Opens

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pre-Conference Workshops

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Lunch (On Your Own)

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Speed Mentoring

01:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Opening Session/Welcome

01:45 PM - 03:00 PM

General Session

03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Speed Networking Session

03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Expo/Truck & Technology Tour

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

"I Heart Trucking" Networking Reception

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Dinner (Dine-Around)

07:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Registration Opens

07:30 AM - 08:15 AM

Networking Breakfast

08:30 AM - 08:45 AM

Welcome & Introduction

08:45 AM - 09:45 AM

Opening Session

09:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Expo/Truck & Technology Tour

12:15 PM - 01:15 PM

Interactive Roundtable Discussions (Lunch)

02:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Expo/Truck & Technology Tour

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Breakout Sessions (Block 3)

Next Gen in Transportation: Recruiting & Retaining Younger Professionals

Change the Conversation, Change the Culture

How to be a Safety Advocate for Female Drivers

WIT Diversity & Inclusion Index: Where Trucking Is At Today

How to be an Advocate for (and Empower) Women in the Industry

05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

"Top Companies" Recognition Program

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Networking Reception

08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

WIT Concert

07:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration Opens

07:30 AM - 04:00 PM

WITney Tours

07:30 AM - 08:30 AM

Interactive Roundtable Discussions (Breakfast)

08:45 AM - 09:00 AM

Welcome & Introduction

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Opening Session

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Influential Woman in Trucking Recognition

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Expo/Lunch (NO Truck/Tech Tour)

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM

Closing Session

03:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Prize Give-Aways/Wrap-Up

03:30 PM - 03:45 PM

Conference Adjourns

03:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Expo Teardown

Schedule subject to change. Check back regularly to view the most current schedule.

RECIEVE UPDATES

Receive updates on speakers, special discounts, critical deadlines, other live events, and virtual events/webinars.

FEATURED VIDEOS

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Entertainment Break with Jayne Denham

Jayne Denham is no stranger to the Women In Trucking Association – or to the industry at large! Three-time Golden Guitar nominee, Jayne is one of Australia's most admired and sought-after country rock performers. Her impressive and relentlessly energetic live shows have earned her countless opportunities performing for VIP crowds at Keith Urban's Sydney shows in conjunction with appearing as a featured artist at all of the major Australian country music festivals including CMC Rocks, Deni Ute Muster, Gympie Music Muster, and the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Be entertained and emotionally moved as she introduces three of her amazing music videos to Accelerate! attendees.

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RadioNemo Presents The Dave Nemo Show

Join Dave Nemo and Jimmy Mac as they interview speakers, exhibitors and guests of the Accelerate! Conference & Expo on Nov. 7-9 from 8-9 central on the Road Dog Trucking Radio Channel 146 Sirius XM.

Broadcast Sponsored by 

NASTC

 

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PLATINUM

Freightliner-logo
Matheson
amazon-logo
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Clean_Harbors_Logo

DIAMOND

PACCAR
Volvo-Trucks-Logo
FedExFreight_Logo
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RUBY

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2022 Accelerate! Conference & Expo Takes Place Nov. 14-16, 2022 at the Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX