Tuesday, October 8 – Thursday, October 10

Welcome to the “Venice of America,” beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida with over 300 miles of inland waterways. Fort Lauderdale offers something for everyone:

  • 24 miles of world renowned beaches are a great place to relax and unwind.
  • Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is famous for shore diving. Vibrant coral reefs, loads of saltwater wildlife and shipwrecks attract beginner and seasoned divers.
  • Fort Lauderdale is recognized as the yachting capital of the world so save your pennies and take a ride down Millionaire Row. Or hop aboard a water taxi and see the sights.
  • Love to gamble? Take your pick of casinos or race tracks and have some fun.

Plan now to attend the 2024 Tow Summit in Fort Lauderdale. Make it a family trip, or meet up with Summit friends and have some fun after the sessions finish.

REGISTER TO ATTEND

Tuesday, October 8 – Thursday, October 10

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Full schedule and registration now available! Hotel link will be sent via confirmation email after registering.

Registration Price of $1,099 per person includes entrance into all sessions, opening cocktail reception hosted by , breakfast and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, break on Wednesday and Thursday. Hotel link will be provided in Summit registration confirmation.

ATTENTION FLEETNET AMERICA SERVICE PROVIDERS

FleetNet America negotiated a special rate for service providers. Check your communications from FleetNet America for the discount code.

Download a copy of the American Transportation Research Institute’s Causes & Countermeasures of Predatory Towing survey now.

Don’t miss the face-to-face session with Dr. Alex Leslie, lead researcher on this survey, at this year’s Tow Summit. Check out the schedule now.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Reserve your hotel room soon at the beautiful

Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Just $224* per night king/double partial ocean view

*Base rate only. Additional fees and taxes will be added upon reservation.

 

On 44 acres of grounds between the Intracoastal Waterway and a beachfront park
Pedestrian walk over to the beach
Seven-minute drive from downtown Fort Lauderdale
1.5 miles from the upscale shops on bustling Las Olas Boulevard

You will receive a hotel reservation link in your attendee registration confirmation.

Interested in being a part of future Tow Summits? Please contact Brenda Faulman to learn how.

Early Bird Registration

 

Early bird registration for the 2022 Tow Summit. Save $150
Expires 6/15/22

$699

 

Regular Registration

 

 Registration after June 15, 2022 for the 2022 Tow Summit.

$849

 

Explore the Summit

SESSIONS

Schedule

Hotel Info

Thank You to Our 2024 Tow Summit Sponsors

The Tow Summit Welcomes

As Our Partner Sponsor

What people have to say about us

Employees: Recruit, Retain, Maintain

“Love the handout and thanks to the Tow Summit for the books. Can’t wait to read them.”

“Very real presentation.” 

“I think they are a dynamic duo!” 

“Excellent hand outs and books are fantastic!! Will order more for sure. Could have interacted more with the audience.”

“Such a very positive and informative session. I truly hope most everyone in attendance takes the qualities learned back to their businesses.”

by Mack & Ria Story

Employees: Recruit, Retain, Maintain

Taking Dispatch to the Next Level

“Please make his sessions longer so Mike can cover everything and we can internalize.” 

“Mike, keep up the good work and outstanding effort.”

“Please bring him back to address manager training.”

“Loved the interaction with others.”

“Awesome info all around. Great interaction. High energy. Two hours felt like 20 minutes.”

by Mike Porter

Taking Dispatch to the Next Level

What Does Your Profit And Loss Statement Say?

“Leaned how to break down the numbers.”

“Excellent presentation to explain financial reports to non-financial people. Great job.”

“Good overall view of cost and operations.”

“He really made all of his topics and ideas plain and easy to understand.”

“More like this! A week long with Bert please.”

by Bert King

What Does Your Profit And Loss Statement Say?

Stop Guessing About Your Income

“This is a tower who knew his facts.”

“Fantastic.” 

“I didn’t know these theories. Very helpful.”

“Excellent information. Excel spreadsheet available to all.”

by Doug Nelson

Stop Guessing About Your Income

Work Life Balance

“The work-life balance insight was much needed. My spouse and I work in the same business together as owners.”

“Very different seminar than most Summit sessions. Well needed. Excellent.”

“A tower talking about something we all deal with and he knows!”

by Vito Strolis

Work Life Balance

Face to Face with OOIDA

“Interesting to hear OOIDA’s long-term goals and perspectives.”

“Needed more time for discussion.” 

“Host these sessions earlier in the Summit for the people who had to leave.”

“More events like this.”

by Mike McGovern and Mike Matousek (OOIDA)

Face to Face with OOIDA

2023 Tow Summit Sessions

Summit attendees are invited to join us for the following sessions and more.

Overview of Federal Wage and Hour Regulations

An audit by the U.S. Department of Labor can be devastating.  Towing companies are increasingly becoming targets of investigation. Towing industry attorney Michael McGovern, of The McGovern Law Firm, will review the DOL rules regarding minimum wage, on-call employees, commission pay, drivers as independent contractors, and important exceptions, and share tips on how to respond to an audit. 

Speaker: Michael McGovern, The McGovern Law Firm

The Impact of Inflation on Your Business

Some economists are predicting inflation will last into 2023. What could the impact of an extended inflationary period be on your towing company?

Speaker: Tom Tedford, Guardian Fleet Services

2022 Tow Summit Sessions

Summit attendees are invited to join us for the following sessions and more.

Overview of Federal Wage and Hour Regulations

An audit by the U.S. Department of Labor can be devastating.  Towing companies are increasingly becoming targets of investigation. Towing industry attorney Michael McGovern, of The McGovern Law Firm, will review the DOL rules regarding minimum wage, on-call employees, commission pay, drivers as independent contractors, and important exceptions, and share tips on how to respond to an audit. 

Speaker: Michael McGovern, The McGovern Law Firm

The Impact of Inflation on Your Business

Some economists are predicting inflation will last into 2023. What could the impact of an extended inflationary period be on your towing company?

Speaker: Tom Tedford, Guardian Fleet Services

Thank you to our 2019 Summit sponsors who help make this innovative event possible.

This is the only official site by which attendees can book their Summit hotel rooms. Do not go through any other housing service, it is a scam. Exhibitor reservations are booked through Brenda Faulman: brenda@towtimesmag.com.

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