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 Saturday, March 23 


1:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

NATMI Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
*invitation only

TCA Officer's Meeting

2:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
*invitation only
3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Attendee Orientation

4:30 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Membership Committee

Sponsored by Tenstreet

5:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

First-Time Attendee and
New Member  Mixer 

Sponsored by Tenstreet

Kickoff Reception

6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Sponsored by Volvo Trucks

 Sunday, March 24 

7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.



7:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M.
7:20 A.M. - 7:50 A.M.

Inspirational Session

8:00 A.M. - 9:20 A.M.

Highway Policy Committee

9:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.

Communications & Image Committee

10:40 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Recruitment, Retention & HR Committee


11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Spouse + Companion Event

Taste of the South-Tennessee Flavors Cooking Class
Enjoy a private cooking class where you will learn how to cook 3-4 Southern dishes and sides. In Tennessee they are famous for Meat & 3’s, BBQ dishes, anything smothered in butter and, of course, anything cooked or infused with whiskey. Chefs will guide guests through a class where they learn traditional Southern recipes and cooking techniques that they will enjoy for lunch! Transportation provided.

12:30 P.M. - 1:50 P.M.

Regulatory Policy Committee

Sponsored by J.J. Keller 

Independent Contractor Practices
Policy Committee

2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Sponsored by TrueNorth Companies

Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

3:20 P.M.
3:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Opening Reception & Exhibition

 Monday, March 25 

7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.



7:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M.

sponsored by Cat Scale

8:00 A.M. - 8:15 A.M.

TCA Chairman Dave Williams Opening Remarks

8:15 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

Featured Speaker

9:45 A.M. - 10:45 A.M.

Leadership Panel
Large Carriers Panel:  Outlook 2024 and Beyond

Large truck carriers are a vital part of the logistics and transportation industry and play a crucial role in moving goods across the country and even internationally.  However large carriers face challenges in their operations and business environments to include rising operating costs, competition, driver shortages, along with constant regulations and compliance updates.    

During this panel discussion, our large carrier panel of experts will discuss how to navigate these challenges with a discussion on industry trends, technology investments and adaptability strategies. 

Mark Rourke, President and CEO, Schneider National, Inc. 

Murray Mullen, Chair, Senior Executive Officer and President, Mullen Group 

Jim Richards, President & Chief Executive Officer, KLLM Transport Services, LLC 

Moderator – Joey Hogan, President, Covenant Logistics Group, Inc. 

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Discussion Groups

Lunch + Award Presentations

  • Special Speaker Address

  • Highway Angels of the Year 

  • TCA Champions Club

  • TCA Past Chairmen's Award

  • Chairman's Choice Award

  • & More!

12:00 P.M. - 1:20 P.M.
1:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Exhibit Hall

3:45 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.

Leadership Panel 
Trucking in 2024:  Politics, Trends and Election, 
A Washington Update

With the 2024 Presidential elections right around the corner, TCA’s Capitol Hill lobbyists will discuss their legislative viewpoints from both sides of the aisle and the impacts that it could have on trucking.  Partisan issues continue to be ever present, and this panel will address the effects of the election on labor regulations, economic growth along with the top issues, trends and events that are currently shaping our political environment.   


Missy Edwards, Strategic Advisor on Government Affairs, MME Strategies 

Richard Sullivan, Partner, State Federal Strategies 

Moderator – Dave Heller, Senior Vice President of Safety & Government Affairs, TCA


5:10 P.M. - 6:10 P.M.

hosted by Daimler Truck

6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Truckload Strong

*requires seperate ticket

hosted by Daimler Truck

 Tuesday, March 26 

sponsored by International Trucks 

7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.


sponsored by Great Dane


7:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M.
8:00 A.M. - 8:15 A.M.

TCA President Jim Ward
Opening Remarks

8:15 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

Keynote Speaker - Kevin O'Leary

9:45 A.M. - 10:45 A.M.

Leadership Panel
Small Carriers Panel:  Outlook 2024 and Beyond

Small truck carriers hold a unique set of challenges in the industry that include fierce competition, fluctuating fuel prices, limited financial resources, regulatory compliance, and the need to maintain a reliable customer base. 

 The adoption of technology has improved operations for many small carriers including the use of transportation management software, safety performance enhancement, and electronic logging devices to manage routes, monitor fuel efficiency, and ensure compliance with regulations. 

How does the road ahead look for small carriers?  During this panel discussion, our small carrier CEOs will discuss crucial components of maintaining your business, along with trends and future demands.  



Dave Gallano, President, Gallano Trucking, Inc.

Peter Jenkins, General Manager, TransPro Freight Systems

Adam Blanchard, Co-Founder & CEO, Double Diamond Transport, Inc.

Moderator – Jon Coca, President, Diamond Transportation System, Inc.

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Leadership Panel
Young Trucking Executives (YTE) Discussion 
Join the discussion with TCA’s Young Trucking Executives as they introduce their impact on the industry to include efforts regarding mentorship, business succession planning, learning and development along with cultivating leadership principles.  Participate in the conversation to see how you and your organization can get involved and develop future association trailblazers. 


Ashley Kordish, Chief Executive Officer, Ralph Moyle, Inc.

Lucas Subler, President, Classic Carriers, Inc.

Lance Votroubek, Vice President/General Manager - Van Division, Warren Transport, Inc.

Moderator – Lindsey Trent, President & Co-Founder, Next Gen Trucking

Lunch, Exhibit Hall Hours and Learn & Go

12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.


  • Cell Phone Forensics – The Ins & Outs of Cyber Evidence

  • Cyber Security in Trucking Today

  • The Pressures of Sustainability and ESG

2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Scholarship Committee

*invitation only

Board of Directors Meeting

3:15 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

sponsored by ISAAC Instruments 

5:15 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Annual Closing Reception

sponsored by the Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry (ACT 1)

6:15 P.M. - 8:15 P.M.

Annual Closing Banquet
sponsored by the Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry (ACT 1)

  • TCA Fleet Safety Awards

  • TCA Professional Drivers of the Year

8:15 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.

Closing Banquet Entertainment 

sponsored Pilot Flying J and Monster Energy

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