Aug 25-27, 2021
Scottsdale, AZ

Schedule

The HDTX 2021 agenda consists of an array of offerings that provide participants with numerous opportunities for meaningful connections amid a resort setting. It’s an excellent environment that will foster casual conversations and information sharing.

 

Last updated: July 27, 2021

2021 Sessions

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

August 25
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PT)

Badge Pick-Up and Vehicle Showcase
Welcome and Check-in and view our Vehicle Showcase up close and personal! more info

August 25
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM (PT)

Welcome Reception
Join us for our Welcome Reception to meet all the attendees! more info

August 25
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM (PT)

Dinner and Keynote Addresses
Welcome Dinner and two Keynote Addresses with Michelin and with NTSB Board Member Michael Graham more info

August 25
8:45 PM - 9:45 PM (PT)

Evening eXchange: Cigar and Cordial Night
Join us after dinner for our Evening eXchange - for cigars & cordials in the Courtyard! more info

Thursday, August 26, 2021

August 26
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (PT)

Networking Breakfast
Join us for our networking Breakfast to start off our day and hear from TMC and have a chance to win a special Drawing! more info

August 26
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM (PT)

Scheduled Supplier Host Focus Groups
First set of scheduled Supplier Host Focus Group sessions more info

August 26
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM (PT)

Unscheduled Supplier Hosts - Free Time
Unscheduled time for Supplier Hosts - open networking time more info

August 26
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM (PT)

Lunch and Keynote Address: Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, USAF
Join us for networking Lunch and Keynote Address with Lt. Col. Dan "Noonan" Rooney! more info

August 26
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (PT)

Scheduled Supplier Host Focus Groups
Second set of scheduled Supplier Host Focus Group sessions more info

August 26
3:45 PM - 6:00 PM (PT)

One-on-One Appointments
Second set of scheduled one-on-one appointments more info

News and Updates

img Class 7&8 Fleet Managers, Apply now!

We are now accepting applications for class 7 & 8 fleet managers that want to attend Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange.

img Become A 2021 Supplier Host

HDTX provides industry suppliers with an unmatched opportunity to meet a select group of commercial truck fleet managers and build relationships in an intimate setting.

img 2021 Fleet Innovators Announced

Meet six fleet leaders who challenge conventional notions of how things have been done before.

img Recap Videos

Get insight into what it's like to be a hosted fleet manager or supplier host at the 2021 eXchange by watching our recap and testimonials.

Contact Us:

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Testimonials

Brian Kujala

“HDTX remains our best event. The Bobit team knows our industry, and our customer needs. This is our second time attending, and we have documented ROI in both years. We will be back again!”

-Brian Kujala, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Hadley, Grandville, MI

Marc Scibilia

"HDTX is one of the most valuable events you can attend for your company’s bottom line."

-Marc Scibilia, Director of Safety and Maintenance, Atlas Trucking Company LLC, Taylor, MI

“I was able to connect with more than 20 fleet managers from all over the country in one-on-one meetings, and with several others during meals and networking sessions. We are also close to closing a large sale that came out of one of our meetings."

-John DeLong, Fleet Sales Manager, Webasto Thermo and Comfort North America

“HDTX is a great peer-to-peer event. The comradery among the attendees is as strong as the fleets represented. To connect with innovators and suppliers alike fosters the unique spirit that is alive and well in the trucking industry.”

-Chip Warterfield, Fleet Safety and Operations, Upstaging Inc.

“Very well planned event where you have interaction with peers as well as suppliers to discuss common issues and common solutions. No wasted time - excellent interaction.”

-Mike Grima, Vice President of Maintenance, Stone Transport

Travis Crossman

“One of the better organized conferences I have been to, agenda was well done, the host facility was great, food was good, excellent job by the host committee with everything from start to finish."

-Travis Crossman, Fleet Maintenance Manager, Midland Transport

Lance Barton

“HDTX provided a unique opportunity for us as a supplier host to meet individually with fleets and in group & panel discussions. We had the undivided attention of prospect customers/fleets in a networking environment unique to the trucking world."

-Lance Barton, National Business Development Manager, EpicVue

"The event was an excellent way to meet potential new customers, understand their needs, and set appointments to follow up with their companies. HDTX was very well organized. The venue was intimate, allowing for great networking."

-Natalie Olson, Communications & Event Manager, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MIY

Mike Harris

"The event was outstanding with the opportunity to engage new prospect customers, as well as connect with industry experts to discuss real world challenges and solutions."

-Mike Harris, Vice President and General Manager, National Accounts Business, FleetPride, Inc., Irving, TX

Paul Johnson

"I can read all day, but I got more out of HDTX than I could get in a thousand magazines. So THANK YOU all who put this together."

-Paul Johnson, Safety Manager, R. l. Leek Industries Inc., Rockford, IL

Kevin Tomlinson

"HTDX was very well put together and the table discussions helped to get a lot of things taken care of. You were able to have face-to face time with the suppliers,the format was quick and easy, just honest conversation about products."

-Kevin Tomlinson, Director of Maintenance, South Shore Transportation, Sandusky, OH

Jay Matthewson

"I learned a great deal from other fleet managers, including new specs on trucks. I was also able to talk to several OEM suppliers and vendors on items that could be used in our fleet."

-Jay Matthewson, Fleet Manager, Ben E Keith Co., San Antonio, TX

Zach Meiborg

"Great networking opportunity and I would highly recommend it to others."

-Zach Meiborg, President, Meiborg Bros Inc., Rockford IL

Heath A. Nace

"Your ability to assemble a group of diverse backgrounds with a common view for the future was great to be a part of! HDTX was an absolute wealth of knowledge and experience in one event!"

-Heath A. Nace, Fleet Maintenance Manager, K. L. Harring Trans. LLC

Jarit Cornelius

"The HDTX event surpassed my expectations. Spending dedicated time with various vendors allowed me to make conscious decisions about topics of conversations and the amount of time spent networking with fleets was exceptional."

-Jarit Cornelius, Vice President Asset Maintenance & Compliance, Sharp Transport Inc., Ethridge, TN

Rob Myers

"We were very pleased with the networking opportunities at HDTX."

-Rob Myers, Vice President of Sales, Phillips Industries, Santa Fe Springs, CA

Daniel Poeschel

"I learned about a lot of different types of equipment available to the industry and their benefits. I took away 3 solid ideas that I can implement rather quickly, which will help reduce fleet maintenance costs."

-Daniel Poeschel, Associate Dean, Transportation, Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI

Bill Morgan

"As a supplier host, we were very pleased with HDTX! The ability for a manufacturer to have quality interaction and networking time with many fleets was truly a win-win for us and the fleet manager. We would certainly attend this event in the future"

-Bill Morgan, National Sales Manager,, E-ZOIL Products, Inc., Tonawanda, NY

Tim Zigler

"HDTX provides an intimate, focused event with sufficient time to interact with both industry suppliers and other fleet professionals to discuss the demands placed on our business. I would highly recommend this event in the future."

-Tim Zigler, Maintenance Manager, Chief Carriers Inc., Grand Island, NE