The 2013 Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 1, and for the first time features a truck track aimed at medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. If you plan to attend, here is a list of key things to remember.
Q: Where Can I Pick Up My Badge or Badgeholder?
A: The registration counter is located at the Phoenix Convention Center in the North Building in front of Ballroom 120D. Bring your mailed badge or email confirmation with you to the registration counter for quicker service.
Monday, September 30 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Early Pick-Up Happy Hour
Tuesday, October 1 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday, October 2 7:30am - 2:00pm
Q: My Colleague Wants to Come But Isn't Registered, Is It Too Late?
A: No, it's not. On-site registration will be available at the times listed above, especially for the Free Exhibit Hall Pass, which also includes the Ride & Drive Event and opening keynote address and breakfast on Tuesday.
Q: How Do I Get to the Hyatt Regency Phoenix?
A: The Hyatt Regency Phoenix is located about 5 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at:
Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 N. Second Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Super Shuttle Discount
Take advantage of discounted Super Shuttle rates to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The Super Shuttle is available 24 hours a day, and runs constantly, on demand.
Call (602) 244-9000 to use code 3A48K and get $2 off a one-way ticket or $4 off a round-trip ticket. The discount is valid online only for travel between September 27, 2013 - October 4, 2013.
Click here for other ground transportation options.
Ride & Drive Event
Q: When is the Ride & Drive?
A: Tuesday, October 1
9:00am - 11:30am
3rd Street (In front of the Phoenix Convention Center)
Open to all attendees
Attendees can test drive dozens of vehicles, as well as play games, enter contests, get food and refreshments, and win prizes. Click here for details.
Q: What networking events are available during the show?
Tuesday, October 1
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Evening Networking Reception and Expo in the Exhibit Hall (North Hall 6)
Open to all attendees and exhibitors.
9:00pm - 11:00pm
Night on the Town at Lucky Strike Lanes
Wednesday, October 2
4:05pm - 4:25pm
Pre-Keynote Mixer with Keynote Speaker Richard Battersby
5:15pm - 6:45pm
Farewell Networking Reception at Copper Blues Rock Pub & Kitchen
Click here for the full schedule and to find additional networking opportunities.
Q: Where is the exhibit hall and when is it open?
A: The exhibit hall is located in North Hall 6 at the Phoenix Convention Center.
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Tuesday, October 1 11:45am - 2:15pm
Tuesday, October 1 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, October 2 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Click here for a list of exhibiting companies.
Pick up your passport at the registration counter. Get it stamped by participating exhibitors, then return your fully stamped booklet to the Green Fleet magazine booth #607 by 1:00pm on Wednesday for a chance to win great prizes. The drawing will be held at 1:30pm Wednesday. You must be present to win.
Meet the Editors
New this year, six magazine editors will be stationed in the Editor's Lounge throughout exhibit hall hours to hear new story ideas and more about what is currently happening in your fleet. The Editor's Lounge will be located right next to the Green Fleet magazine booth and the editors represent a variety of publications including Automotive Fleet, Heavy Duty Trucking, Green Fleet, Government Fleet, Auto Rental News, Work Truck and more.
A Few More Things
- The dress code for this event is business casual.
- Pack plenty of business cards; networking is an important part of the agenda.
- Bring your driver’s license; you will need it to participate in the Ride & Drive Event.
Visit www.GreenFleetConference.com or call (800) 576-8788 for more information.