Towing and Recovery Management Summit

Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN

June 28-30, 2017

contact: cweaver@towtimesmag.com

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2017 Towing & Recovery Management Summit
June 28 – 30
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Nashville, TN

Schedule as of March 2, 2017
(subject to change)
Pick up your Summit Attendee Packet at registration.
Summit Padfolios sponsored by Beacon logo

Time Sessions Speaker Room
       
Wednesday, June 28
   
Noon – 2 pm Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
2:30 – 3:30 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm    
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Session 2: Dispatch – Your Front Line    
   Presented by Tennessee Highway Patrol
   
       
3:45 – 5:15 pm Session 3: Hiring A Company Lobbyist    
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
  Session 3: Dispatch – Your Front Line    
   Presented by Tennessee Highway Patrol
   
       
5:30 – 7 pm Panel 1: Social Media – Friend or Foe?    TBA
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
7 – 10 pm Opening Reception at Water’s Edge, Gaylord Opryland Resort
Hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, live music
   
   Sponsored by  Jerrdan-Logo
   
       
Thursday, June 29    
7:30 am Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
       
8 – 9 am Breakfast
   
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open
   
       
10 – 11:15 am Session 5: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers    
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc.    
  Session 6: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act    
   Presented by Todd Larrabee and John Shea, Employer’s Guardian
   
  Panel 2: X, Y and Z – Meet the Next Generation of Towing Company Owners
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Special Session: Terrorism & Towing    
  Session 7: Hiring A Company Lobbyist    
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
       
1 – 3 pm Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 9:30 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm    
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Panel 3: Marketing By Giving Back
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
4:45 – 6:15 pm Roundtable 1: Heavy-Duty Regulation – Is Profitability at Stake?   TBA
   Moderated by Geoff Russell, Kauff’s Transportation, Florida    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
6:30 – 8 pm Cocktail Party in Exhibit Area    
       
Friday, June 30
   
8 – 9 am Breakfast
   
  Sponsored by  6f54b715e98837f57f821f35cd7b    
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open    
       
10 – 11:15 am Panel 4: The Option of a Captive Insurance Plan    
   Moderated by: Jason Stevenson, The Oswald Companies    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Session 10: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers    
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc    
  Session 11: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act    
   Presented by Todd Larrabee and John Shea, Employer’s Guardian    
  Session 12: Protect Your Assets    
       
1 – 3 pm Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 5 pm Roundtable 2: Towing Apps – The Next Motor Clubs?    TBA
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
       

2017 Towing & Recovery Management Summit
June 28 – 30
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center Nashville, TN

Schedule as of March 2, 2017
(subject to change)
Pick up your Summit Attendee Packet at registration.
Summit Padfolios sponsored by Beacon logo

Time  
Sessions   Room
       
Wednesday, June 28
   
Noon – 2 pm Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
2:30 – 3:30 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm    
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Session 2: Dispatch – Your Front Line    
   Presented by Tennessee Highway Patrol
   
       
3:45 – 5:15 pm Session 3: Hiring A Company Lobbyist    
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
  Session 3: Dispatch – Your Front Line    
   Presented by Tennessee Highway Patrol
   
       
5:30 – 7 pm Panel 1: Social Media – Friend or Foe?    TBA
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
7 – 10 pm Opening Reception at Water’s Edge, Gaylord Opryland Resort
Hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, live music
   
   Sponsored by  Jerrdan-Logo
   
       
Thursday, June 29    
7:30 am Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
       
8 – 9 am Breakfast
   
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open
   
       
10 – 11:15 am Session 5: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers    
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc.    
  Session 6: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act    
   Presented by Todd Larrabee and John Shea, Employer’s Guardian
   
  Panel 2: X, Y and Z – Meet the Next Generation of Towing Company Owners
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Special Session: Terrorism & Towing    
  Session 7: Hiring A Company Lobbyist    
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
       
1 – 3 pm Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 9:30 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm    
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Panel 3: Marketing By Giving Back
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
4:45 – 6:15 pm Roundtable 1: Heavy-Duty Regulation – Is Profitability at Stake?   TBA
   Moderated by Geoff Russell, Kauff’s Transportation, Florida    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
6:30 – 8 pm Cocktail Party in Exhibit Area    
       
Friday, June 30
   
8 – 9 am Breakfast
   
  Sponsored by  6f54b715e98837f57f821f35cd7b    
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open    
       
10 – 11:15 am Panel 4: The Option of a Captive Insurance Plan    
   Moderated by: Jason Stevenson, The Oswald Companies    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Session 10: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers    
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc    
  Session 11: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act    
   Presented by Todd Larrabee and John Shea, Employer’s Guardian    
  Session 12: Protect Your Assets    
       
1 – 3 pm Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 5 pm Roundtable 2: Towing Apps – The Next Motor Clubs?    TBA
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
       

The Towing & Recovery Management Summit thanks the following sponsors for supporting this one-of-a-kind event bettering the industry:

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