Towing and Recovery Management Summit

Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN

July 25-27, 2018

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 June 5, 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 – 3 pm Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
       
2 – 3:30 pm Panel 1: Social Media – Friend or Foe?   Gov Chambers DE
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
3:45 – 5:15 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm   Gov Chambers DE
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Session 2: Hiring A Company Lobbyist   Gov Chambers A
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
       
5:30 – 7 pm Turn Scrap Into Gold LIVE EVENT
  Gov Chambers DE
  Presented by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing
   
       
7 – 10 pm Opening Gala at Water’s Edge, Gaylord Opryland Resort
Hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, live music
  Delta Atrium 
   Sponsored by  Jerrdan-Logo
   
       
Thursday, June 29    
7 am Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
       
7:30 – 8:45 am Sit Down Breakfast
   
  Sponsored by  INA-LOGO-WEB-02  6f54b715e98837f57f821f35cd7b    
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open
   
       
10 – 11:15 am Session 3: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers   Ryman FG
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc.    
  Session 4: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act   Ryman HI
   Presented by Todd Larrabee, Employer’s Guardian, California
   
  Panel 2: X, Y and Z – Meet the Next Generation of Towing Company Owners
  Ryman PQR
  Moderated by Geoff Russell, Kauff’s Transportation, Florida
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Special Session: Terrorism & Towing   Ryman PQR
  Presented by Barry Crotzer, Homeland Security
   
  Session 5: Hiring A Company Lobbyist   Ryman FG
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
  Session 6: Building a Transferrable Business   Ryman HI
  Presented by Richard Austin, Gary Katz/Dianna Parker of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.
   
       
1 – 3 pm Buffet Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 4:30 pm Session 7: The Perfect Insurance Storm   Ryman HI
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Panel 3: Marketing By Giving Back
  Ryman PQR
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
4:45 – 6:15 pm Roundtable 1: Heavy-Duty Regulation – Is Profitability at Stake?   Ryman PQR
   Moderated by Geoff Russell, Kauff’s Transportation, Florida    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
6:30 – 8 pm Happy Hour in Exhibit Area    
       
Friday, June 30
   
7:30 – 8:45 am Sit Down Breakfast
  Ryman LMNO
  Sponsored by  awdirect-logoTowCap-NIOC-Logo    
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open    
       
10 – 11:15 am Panel 4: The Option of a Captive Insurance Plan   Ryman PQR
   Moderated by: Jason Stevenson, The Oswald Companies    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Session 8: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers   Ryman FG
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc    
  Session 9: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act   Ryman HI
   Presented by Todd Larrabee, Employer’s Guardian, California
   
  Session 10: Building a Transferrable Business   Ryman PQR
   Presented by Richard Austin, Gary Katz/Dianna Parker of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.
   
       
1 – 3 pm Buffet Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 5 pm Panel 5: Towing Apps – The Next Motor Clubs?   Ryman PQR
   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 June 28, 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 – 3:30 pm PANEL: Social Media – Friend or Foe?   Gov Chambers DE
   Moderated by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing, Connecticut
   
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
3:45– 5:15 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm   Gov Chambers DE
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Session 2: Hiring a Company Lobbyist    Gov Chambers A
   Presented by Nick Simonetta    
       
5:00 – 7 pm LIVE FEED: Turn Scrap into Gold The Art of the Impound Auction   Gov Chambers DE
  Hosted by Tom Tedford, United Road Towing    
       
7 – 10 pm Opening Reception at Water’s Edge, Gaylord Opryland Resort
Hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, live music
   Delta Atrium
   Sponsored by  Jerrdan-Logo
   
       
Thursday, June 29    
7 am Registration Open
   
   Registration sponsored by  VTS System Logo    
       
7:30 am Plated Breakfast
   Ryman M/N/O
   Sponsored by
6f54b715e98837f57f821f35cd7bINA-LOGO-WEB-02
   
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open
   
       
10 – 11:15 am Session 1: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers    Ryman FG
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc.    
  Session 2: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act    Ryman HI
   Presented by Todd Larrabee and John Shea, Employer’s Guardian
   
  PANEL: X, Y and Z – Meet the Next Generation of Towing Company Owners
   Ryman PQR
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Special Session: Terrorism & Towing    Ryman PQR
  Session 2: Hiring A Company Lobbyist    Ryman FG
  Presented by Nick Simonetta, Pivotal Policy Consulting
Lobbyist for Barnett’s Towing, Arizona
   
  Session 3: Building a Transferrable Business    Ryman HI
  Presented by Richard Austin, Gary Katz/Dianna Parker of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.    
       
1 – 3 pm Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 4:30 pm Session 1: The Perfect Insurance Storm    Ryman HI
   Presented by Chip Thompson, ATIG    
  Panel 3: Marketing By Giving Back
   Ryman PQR
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
4:45 – 6:15 pm ROUNDTABLE: Heavy-Duty Regulation – Is Profitability at Stake?   Ryman PQR
   Moderated by Geoff Russell, Kauff’s Transportation, Florida    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
6:30 – 8 pm Happy Hour in Exhibit Area    
       
Friday, June 30
   
8 – 9 am Sit Down Breakfast
   Ryman LMNO
  Sponsored by  awdirect-logo TowCap-NIOC-Logo    
       
9 – 10 am Exhibits Open    
       
10 – 11:15 am PANEL: The Option of a Captive Insurance Plan    Ryman PQR
   Moderated by: Jason Stevenson, The Oswald Companies    
   Sponsored by  autodata
   
       
11:30 am – 1 pm Session 1: Hiring, Keeping and Growing Women Drivers    Ryman FG
   Presented by Ellen Voie, Women In Trucking Inc    
  Session 2: What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act    Ryman HI
   Presented by Todd Larrabee and John Shea, Employer’s Guardian    
  Session 3: Building a Transferable Business    Ryman PQR
   Presented by Richard Austin, Gary Katz/Dianna Parker of Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp.    
       
1 – 3 pm Lunch / Exhibits Open
   
       
3 – 5 pm PANEL Towing Apps – The Next Motor Clubs?    Ryman PQR
   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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