2024 Annual Conference - Registration

Details

July 30, 2024 through August 2, 2024
La Cantera Resort - San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Earlybird Registration Deadline: May 31, 2024
Advance Registration Deadline: July 1, 2024

Topic: Group
Level: home

Description

TXTA ANNUAL CONFERENCE
JULY 30 - August 2, 2024

La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio
16641 La Cantera Pkwy
San Antonio, TX 78256
Hotel reservation deadline: July 1, 2024
Group Room Block Rate: $299 per night

The room block at La Cantera Resort & Spa is sold out. Please contact Lance Shillingburg at Lance@texastrucking.com to be added to the waitlist. In addition, TXTA has a courtesy block at the nearby DoubleTree by Hilton San Antonio Northwest for $139 per night. You can reserve a room online at https://bit.ly/DoubleTreeTXTA.

Reservations made within the group block are subject to the following policies:

  • HOTEL CANCELLATIONS – Reservations cancelled within 3 days of scheduled arrival will be subject to a penalty equal to either one night room/tax, or half of the total room/tax for the reservation, whichever is greater.
  • HOTEL NO SHOWS – Guests who fail to check-in on their scheduled arrival date are subject to a penalty equal to either one night room/tax, or half of the total room/tax for the reservation, whichever is greater.
  • HOTEL EARLY DEPARTURES – Guests who check out prior to their scheduled departure date will be subject to a penalty equal to either one night room/tax, or half of the total room/tax for the remaining length of stay of the reservation, whichever is greater.

If you need to cancel your room, please contact Lance Shillingburg at lance@texastrucking.com. We anticipate the room block will sell out and by contacting Lance, we can accommodate those on the waitlist. If you cancel through the hotel, the room is returned to their general inventory. 


Conference Registration

Registration is now open! Take advantage of the early bird rate and register online by May 31, 2024. Rates will increase on June 1 and online registration will end on July 1. You will NOT be able to register online after July 1.  

Included in your basic, full registration*:

  • Breakfast on Thursday
  • Education/Breakout Sessions
  • Safety/Maintnenance Awards Luncheon
  • Chairman's Dinner with Entertainment Thursday night
  • Allied Celebration Dinner with Comedian Friday night

* There is a fee for these items for a la carte guests!

Additional/Optional Add-ons for Registration:

  • Spouse registration - either full or a la carte
  • TXTA Foundation Main Event Fundraiser (Wednesday night)
  • TruckPAC Golf Tournament (Friday morning)
  • Spouse Brunch luncheon (Friday)

A sponsorship valued at $1,000 or higher is required for all allied companies attending Annual Conference. Only one sponsorship is required per company, regardless of how many attendees you have from the company. For example, if you have 5 employees attending, you only need one $1,000 sponsorship. 

*** Sponsorships must be purchased separately - sponsorship registration link.  


A few notes about registration:

  • When registering, please register yourself fully for the conference first and then the online system will ask if you’d like to add a spouse. 
  • If you need login credentials to register or have questions about the registration process, please contact Ann Quass at ann@texastrucking.com.
  • Sponsorships need to be purchased separately. Click here to go to our Sponsorship page.
  • To receive an official printed conference name badge, you must be registered by July 1. Late and/or Walk-in registrations will receive a slightly different name badge printed onsite. 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Cancellations made before June 30 - No cancellation fee
  • Cancellations made July 1 - 22 - 50% of registration fee
  • Cancellations after July 23 - NO REFUNDS

Conference Registration

Pass Name Description
Carrier member registration Basic Registration includes: breakfast, general session, breakout sessions, safety/maintenance awards luncheon, board meeting, Chairman's dinner Thursday night, and Allied Celebration dinner Friday night.
Allied member registration - SPONSORSHIP REQUIRED! A sponsorship valued at $1,000 or higher is required of our allied attendess. Only 1 sponsorship required per company attendee. Basic Registration includes: breakfast, general session, breakout sessions, safety/maintenance awards luncheon, board meeting, Chairman's dinner Thursday night, and Allied Celebration dinner Friday night.
Allied member attendee - NO SPONSORSHIP PURCHASED Use this registration pass if your company will NOT be sponsoring.

Events

Event Name Date Time Description
Emerging Leaders Council (ELC) Meeting (CLOSED) Jul 30, 2024 10:00 AM -
12:00 PM
This is for Class of 2024 and Class of 2026 ELC members only- CLOSED MEETING
Emerging Leaders Council Reception & Dinner (CLOSED EVENT) Jul 30, 2024 6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
Free for Class of 2024 and Class of 2026 ELC members. ELC Alumni can attend for a registration fee.
Executive Committee (CLOSED MEETING for Executive Committee ONLY) Jul 31, 2024 1:00 PM -
4:00 PM
This meeting is for Executive Committee members only - CLOSED MEETING
Breakfast Buffet (Thursday) Aug 1, 2024 7:30 AM -
8:00 AM
Breakfast buffet is included with basic registration. **There is a fee for "a la carte" guests
Federal Advocacy Update Aug 1, 2024 8:00 AM -
8:45 AM
Sarah Ratjik, the Chief Operating Officer of the American Trucking Associations (ATA), has been added as a speaker for the TXTA Annual Conference. Sarah will deliver a comprehensive federal advocacy update, focusing on crucial workforce and labor issues, as well as environmental and lawsuit abuse matters.

Speakers:
Sarah Ratjik
Economic Outlook Aug 1, 2024 8:45 AM -
9:30 AM
Bob Costello, Chief Economist & SVP, International Trade & Security PolicyAmerican Trucking Associations

Speakers:
Bob Costello
Breakout Sessions I - choose an option Aug 1, 2024 9:45 AM -
10:45 AM
Session 1: Cybercrimes - Impacts & Preventions for Transportation. Session 2: Impact of Environmental Requirements on Truck Engines

Speakers:
Michael Noonan
Mario Sanchez-Lara
Ben Barnes
Breakout Session II - choose an option Aug 1, 2024 11:00 AM -
12:00 PM
Session 3: FMCSA/DPS: Latest in State and Federal Regulatory changes and a Look into the Future. Session 4: Business Financial Planning

Speakers:
Joanne Cisneros
John Greene
Chris Nordloh
Kirsten Barringer
Safety/Maintenance Awards Luncheon Aug 1, 2024 12:00 PM -
1:30 PM
Honoring our Safety & Maintenance award winners. **There is a fee for "a la carte" guests
89th Texas Legislative Session Preview Aug 1, 2024 1:30 PM -
2:00 PM
Opening Remarks and Legislative Update

Speakers:
John Esparza
Board of Directors Meeting Aug 1, 2024 2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
All are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Foundation Trustees meeting (CLOSED MEETING for trustees ONLY) Aug 1, 2024 3:30 PM -
5:00 PM
Closed meeting for Foundation Trustees only
Member Appreciation Reception Aug 1, 2024 6:30 PM -
7:30 PM
Chairman's Dinner & Entertainment Aug 1, 2024 7:30 PM -
11:00 PM
Honoring Chairman Brandon Woods and featuring The Squeezebox Bandits. **There is a fee for "a la carte" guests
Allied Celebration Dinner with Comedian Aug 2, 2024 7:30 PM -
9:30 PM
Honoring our Allied supporters and featuring comedian John Heffron. **There is a fee for "a la carte" guests