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Class 7 & 8 fleet managers that want to attend Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange.

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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.

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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.

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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, Link Manufacturing, Sioux City, IA

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

Chip Warterfield

“HDTX is a great peer-to-peer event. The camaraderie 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

Dr. Delbert L. Hardwick, LCC, SSLBBG, PMEC

"A Big Thank You, to HDT for allowing me to attend the HDTX. I found it to be very informative and had a great time. The program was great, the speakers were excellent, and in all made a lot of new contacts. Thank you for allowing me to be a part."

-Dr. Delbert L. Hardwick, LCC, SSLBBG, PMEC, Transportation / Fleet Vehicle Manager, Virginia Correctional Enterprises

Katie Breitschopf

"I thought the event was fantastic. It was so easy to meet people and network. Much better than a traditional tradeshow, for somebody who doesn’t already know everybody in the industry. Glad I got to participate in this one!"

-Katie Breitschopf , Director, Sales Operations & Marketing Communications, FlowBelow

Chris Woody

“This is a really great mix, people from all across the industry – whether fleet managers, safety people or owners of companies. Everyone brings their own unique perspective.”

-Chris Woody, Safety Manager, M&W Transportation Co., Inc.

Tony Wheeler

“It’s very informative. I found a lot on information, a lot of networking opportunities and a lot to learn from other people.”

-Tony Wheeler, Heavy Duty Unit Leader , City of Cleveland, Oh

Al Batista

“I would recommend this to anybody. We have solid business potential - with multiple vendors here.”

-Al Batista, Director of Logistics, Gold Medal Bakery Inc.

Tom Stott

“The 1:1’s have been great. The suppliers have been very interesting. They’ve all been really meaningful, so time well spent.”

-Tom Stott, Market Express, Director of Maintenance

Rich Bowers

“The best thing that I have found is the 1:1 with suppliers. Being able to sit down with them, learn about their products, pick their brains about products we’re using, and I found some new products I didn’t know were available.”

-Rich Bowers, Vice Pres/Fleet Manager, Chambersburg Waste Paper Co. Inc.

Tim Zigler

“Nothing is more intimate that HDTX. I get 1:1 access; dedicated time that I don’t normally get at larger conventions. I would recommend it to any fleet operator.”

-Tim Zigler, Maintenance Manager, Chief Carriers. Inc.

Shawn Miller

“I like that it’s a smaller format. Its more 1on1 with the vendors and suppliers. I like that. You’re not lost in the shuffle of a huge trucking event.”

-Shawn Miller, West Maintenance Director, R+L Carriers

Richard Lloyd

“I found it to me most rewarding and well organized. I am sure you and your group spent numerous hours in preparation. A pat on the back for a job well done!”

-Richard Lloyd, Vice President/CEO, Simbeck Inc.

Michael Naylor

“The conference was one of the best (if not the best) I've ever been to. The format was amazing. It really got me in front of the maximum number of vendors in a really efficient way. No awkward uncertainty or inconvenient timing with the vendors."

-Michael Naylor, Transportation Manager, Associated Wholesale Grocers

Michael Magilocca

“The format here is great. It’s been going fantastic; people love to hear what I have to say, and I love to hear what their challenges are. I would give an A+ to this show.”

-Michael Magilocca, Bestpass, Inc.

John Treece

“The openness, the free exchange and information and ideas have been outstanding and far beyond our expectations. It’s an invaluable way to make a connection with the end-user of your product.”

-John Treece, DMA Sales, LLC

Jay Fernamberg

“The reasons we come to HDTX every is the quality of contacts and the relaxed atmosphere that they provide. It’s overall one of the best shows you can attend.”

-Jay Fernamberg, Maxion Wheels

Runako Pitts

“Quality customers. Quality prospects. Some we already do business and some we don’t – certainly a great pool of industry leaders. Tons of follow up conversations that will come from this meeting, without question.”

-Runako Pitts, Michelin North America

CJ Meurell

“Our investment of both money and time in the first 24-hrs have paid off for us. So many potential customers for us in less than two days is a no-brainer.”

-CJ Meurell, Motion Intelligence

Dustin Lancy

“One of our best events that we attend each year. Bobit puts on numerous fleet exchanges which helps Goodyear talk to a lot of customers that normally we would not be able to talk to.”

-Dustin Lancy, Goodyear

Bob Montgomery

“It’s a good value for us vs traveling out to see all of the fleets and suppliers; we get to see them all in one place.”

-Bob Montgomery, Tramec Sloan, LLC

Kate Diecks

“This is our first year attending the show and it has been excellent. We really like the small and intimate setting – really getting to know the fleets. We’ll definitely be back.”

-Kate Diecks, Kit Masters

John Elliott

"I enjoy HDTX as you get to meet a number of suppliers... You meet people you've done business with and learn about their upcoming programs and products, as well meet new providers and see what kind of offerings they are bringing to market."

-John Elliott, CEO, Load One Transportation & Logistics

Justin James

"I absolutely plan on returning next year. I got a lot out of this event. It has been very beneficial in both connections and suppliers for my organization".

-Justin James, Senior Director of Maintenance, Roadrunner

Chris Davies

For me, being able to network with other fleet manager is the best part of Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange. Supplier meetings were definitely helpful but meeting and building relationships with other fleet managers were invaluable.

-Chris Davies, Fleet Manager, FrieghtWorks