About The Event

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.

Planning is underway for the 2018 Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference, which will be held at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort from Thursday to Saturday, September 27-29, 2018.

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Key Sponsor
Great West Casualty Co.,Inc/Heffernan Insurance Brokers

Crystal Sponsors
Cummins Inc.
Vanguard Truck Center of Phoenix
Velocity Truck Centers (Freightliner of AZ)

Title Golf Sponsor
Transtar Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Diamond Sponsors
HELP Inc. – Provider of PrePass
Inland Kenworth
Rush Truck Center

Platinum Sponsors
Allison Transmission
Continental Tire
FedEx Corporation
HDS, Inc.
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Southwest Truck Driver Training
Transtar Insurance Brokers, Inc.
W.W. Williams

Gold Sponsors
Andeavor Logistics
Barney Trucking Inc.
CDTA your National Compliance Solution
Empire Transport
Empire Truck & Trailer
Great American Insurance Group
Hub International Transportation Insurance Services, Inc.
J&L Transportation Inc.
Meritor, Inc.
Subrogation Division, Inc.
Thermo King West, Inc.
U-Haul International
Utility Trailer Sales Company of Arizona
Western Transport Logistics

Silver Sponsors
Desert Trailer Systems, Inc.
IAT Insurance Group – Wilshire Insurance co.
Stewart Transport, Inc.
TCI Leasing & Transportation

Bronze Sponsors
Duncan and Son Lines, Inc.
Freeport Transportation
Good’s Insurance Agency, Inc.

General Sponsors
Barnett’s Towing
Beach Publishing Services
Capitol Insurance Brokers
Dorman HD Solutions
Frontier Adjusters
Hurley Transportation Companies
International Excess Program Managers
Precision Heavy Haul
Pressure Systems International
Redburn Tire Company
Southwest Forest Products Transportation, Inc.
Wells Fargo Equipment Finance

The Must Attend Event of the Year

Bringing a who's who of trucking leaders together to learn and do business

The ATA’s Annual Meeting and Carrier Conference is the must attend event of the year. With world-class business education, championship golf, excellent entertainment, and three days of networking and relaxation this September 27-29, you are not going to want to miss it.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Promote your business and support the ATA as a sponsor of this year's conference

Because of our amazing sponsors, ATA’s annual conference is nationally recognized as a top rated event. Trucking executives travel from all over the country to attend our conference. We urge your company to be a sponsor for 2018.


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Last year our hotel rooms sold fast so don’t miss out. Conference will start in

Our Speakers

Kelly Anderson

Kelly Anderson

President - Impact Solutions, Inc.
Jack Van Steenburg

Jack Van Steenburg

FMCSA Chief Safety Officer & Assistant Administrator
Chris Henry

Chris Henry

Program Manager - TCA Profitability Program
Steven Bryan

Steven Bryan

President - Vigillo

Stephen Tam

Stephen Tam

Economist and Vice President, ACT Research Co., LLC
Rebecca Brewster

Rebecca Brewster

President and COO, American Transportation Research Institute
Chuck Price

Chuck Price

Vice President of Product, TuSimple
Bob Costello

Bob Costello

Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, American Trucking Associations

Conference Schedule

Here is a tentative schedule for this year's conference.
  • Day 1

    September 27, 2018

  • Where
    Foyer West or Ballroom Pre-function

  • Keynote Speaker: Kelly Anderson - President - Impact Solutions, Inc. Introduction of Sponsors Annual Meeting Safety Awards
    BC Ballroom

  • This is an open reception open to ALL ATTENDEES to welcome the newest members of the Arizona Trucking Association.
    Upper Terrace

  • Day 3

    September 29, 2018

  • Where
    Cascade Terrace

  • 8:00 - 8:50 am
    Understanding ATRI’s Crash Predictor Model
    Speaker: Rebecca Brewster, President & CEO, American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

    8:55 - 9:45 am
    The Nine Traits of High Performing Trucking Companies (and Their Leaders)
    Speaker: Chris Henry, Truckload Carriers Association Profitability Program
    Catalina Ballroom

  • 10:00 - 10:50 am
    Fast Act proposed changes to CSA, How Safe are you?
    Speaker: Steven Bryan, President, Vigillo LLC, a SambaSafety Company
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Autonomous Trucking
    Speaker: Chuck Price, Vice President of Product, TuSimple

  • Theme: Roaring 20s
    Dress: Roaring Twenties or Cocktail attire suggested.
    Kiva Ballroom


Loews Ventana Canyon Resort - 7000 N Resort Dr, Tucson, AZ

Ideally located within the stunning Catalina Mountain range, Loews Ventana Canyon is a premier destination among Arizona luxury resorts.

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Don't miss the must attend event of the year. Join your fellow members of the Arizona Trucking Association for three days of education, networking, and relaxation.