2017 Annual Membership Meeting and Leadership Conference

Conference Information

Since 1937, the Arizona Trucking Association (ATA) has been committed to fostering a healthy and robust trucking industry for carriers of all shapes and sizes. This year, ATA celebrates its 80th Anniversary and we hope you will join us for the celebration at our Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference.

This year’s event will be held at the:

Sedona Hilton Resort at Bell Rock
90 Ridge Trail Dr.
Sedona, AZ 86354
September 28-30, 2017


Conference Registration Forms Now Available

Hotel Reservations

This year’s conference will be at the majestic Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock. Use the following information to reserve your room:
Group name: AZ Trucking Association
Room  range $244 to $274 per night.
(Additional $12 resort service fee charge per day)
Phone: 1-928-284-4040

Hotel registration deadline has been extended to August 29, 2017. Space is limited so reserve your room today.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 28
Annual Membership Meeting (2:00 – 4:30 pm)
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  • Keynote Speaker: Sammy Davis, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
  • Introduction of Sponsors
  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Fleet Safety Awards

ATA Annual Meeting Agenda

Opening Reception (5:00 – 6:30 pm)

Open Evening

Friday, September 29
Signature Safety Breakfast

  • Speaker: Jack Van Steenburg, FMCSA
  • Presentation of DPS Outstanding Commercial Officer Award

ATA Business Session, Part 1

  • Trucking & the Economy: 2017 Economic Update
    Speaker: Bob Costello, VP American Trucking Associations
  • How to Create an Intelligent Driver Retention System
    Speaker: Norris L. Beren

ATA Leadership Conference Golf Tournament

Reception, Golf Awards, Silent & Live Auction (6:30 pm)

Saturday, September 30
ATA Business Session, Part 2

  • Update from the American Trucking Associations
    Speaker: Kevin Burch, Chairman – American Trucking Associations (Invited)
  • Hire A Vet
    Speaker: Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • Arizona Drug Interdiction and Border Task Force Presentation
    Speaker: Arizona Department of Public Safety
  • Trucker’s ‘Tell it like it is’ Panel

Closing Reception and Dinner (6:00 pm)
Celebrating 80 years of leadership in trucking

Speakers and Special Guests

Keynote Speaker: Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Sammy L. Davis (Ret.)

ATA is proud to announce that Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy L. Davis will present the Keynote address during ATA’s Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Please note that ATA’s Membership meeting is open to all members of the association. If you are attending the membership meeting and not registering for the full conference, please email knesta@aztrucking.com so we can have an accurate headcount.

Become a Sponsor

The Arizona Trucking Association’s Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference is ATA’s premier event of the year, bringing suppliers, owners, executives, managers, and industry experts together for three days of networking, education, and relaxation. As a sponsor, you will receive marketing access to our more than 300 member companies, countless employees, and help the ATA produce another world-class event.

Being a sponsor is a great way to promote your business and show support for the Arizona trucking industry. We offer a range of competitive sponsorship opportunities for every size and budget. Sponsors receive continuous recognition on ATA’s website and at multiple ATA events, in conference materials and programs, and in several different ways throughout the year. Additionally, all sponsors qualify for a 10% discount on advertising in our annual yearbook.

If you are interested in sponsoring the Arizona Trucking Association’s Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference, please review, fill out and return the sponsorship form located in the sponsorship packet. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 602-850-6000.


2017 Conference Sponsors

Key Sponsor

Crystal Sponsor
Cummins Inc.
Freightliner of Arizona
Great West Casualty Co., Inc.
Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix

Diamond Sponsor
HELP Inc. – Provider of PrePass
Inland Kenworth, Inc.
RWC Group
Southwest Truck Driver Training, Inc
W.W. Williams

Golf Tournament Sponsor
Transtar Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Platinum Sponsor
Allison Transmission
Continental Tire
FedEx Corporation
HDS Inc.
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Rush Truck Centers
Systems Services of America
Transtar Insurance Brokers, Inc.
Utility Trailer Sales Company of Arizona

Gold Sponsor
ATA Printing Co-Op
CDTA Your National Compliance Solution
Empire  Transport
Empire Truck & Trailer
Fisher Sand & Gravel
Great American Insurance Group
Hub Int’l Transportation Insurance Svcs, Inc.
J & L Transportation, Inc.
LeBaron & Carroll LLC
Meritor, Inc.
NTSG a division of Heffernan Insurance Brokers
Shamrock Foods Co.
Thermo King West, Inc
U-Haul International
Western Refining Wholesale, Inc.
Western Transport Logistics

Silver Sponsor
Ace Mobile Wash
Central Arizona Freight, Inc.
Duncan & Son Lines, Inc.
IAT Insurance Group – Wilshire Insurance Co.
Stewart Transport, Inc.
TCI Leasing
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance, Inc.

Bronze Sponsor
Good’s Insurance Agency, Inc. SW Division
Michael Most Trucking Inc.

General Sponsor
Barnett’s Towing, LLC
Baumann,Doyle, Paytas & Bernstein PLLC
Beach Publishing Svcs
Capitol Insurance Brokers
Dorman HD Solutions
Freeport Transportation, Inc.
Frontier Adjusters
International Excess Program Managers
MBI Occupational Health
Michelin North America
Precision Heavy Haul, Inc.
Pressure Systems International
Redburn Tire Co.
Roehl Transport, Inc.
Sunstate Equipment Co.