2018 Conference Schedule

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Sat., June 9 * Please check back for schedule updates
1:00p-5:00p TMSA Board of Directors Meeting
6:00p-9:00p Early Arrivers Dinner
Sun., June 10  
3:00p-5:30p Registration
4:00p-5:15p TMSA Speed Networking

Welcome Reception (Sponsored by FreightWaves)

Dinner On Your Own (Recommended Restaurants Nearby)

Mon, June 11  
7:00a Registration Opens
7:30a-8:30a Networking Breakfast (TMSA Committees run concurrently)
(Sponsored by SyncShow)
8:45a-9:00a Opening Session
9:00a-10:15a Keynote: Building a Business Case for Alignment
(Sponsor: jd2 Consulting Group)
10:15a-11:30a Integrated Expo (Break Sponsor: Saddle Creek Logistics Services)
Best Practices Sessions on the Expo Floor:
Ruan's Great Place to Work Driver Retention Program
Branding Bennett's Safety Culture

Interactive Roundtable Discussions (Working Lunch)
(Sponsored by Marlik Group)
Sales Leader Summit Session I: The Rise of the Revenue Leader

1:00p-2:00p Breakout Sessions
10 Reasons Google Hates your Transportation Website
The Power Behind Marketing Automation at LeSaint Logistics
De-commoditizing Your Value in the Sales Process
2:00p-2:30p Break at The Expo: Find Valuable Resources
2:30p-3:30p Breakout Sessions:
FreightWaves: How a Content Organization is Disrupting Freight Transportation
The Business Magic Behind Tradeshows & Events
Gamification: Maximizing CRM Success through Employee Engagement
5:30p-6:30p TMSA Compass Awards Gallery and Reception
6:30p-9:00p TMSA Compass Dinner and Program
Tues, June 12  
7:00a Registration Opens
7:30a-8:15a Annual TMSA Membership Business Meeting (Breakfast Included)
(Sponsored by Outreach.io)
8:20a-8:30a Opening Remarks
8:30a-9:30a Shipper Panel Discussion: "Value Alignment with the Customer"
9:30a-10:15a Integrated Expo (Break Sponsor: Kenco)
Best Practices on the Expo Floor:
PeopleNet's Video Intelligence Virtual Reality 360 Degrees Video
Port of Long Beach Event: Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast 

Breakout Sessions:
Editor's Panel: "Building Relationships to Build Your Brand"
Out-Smart Your Competition, Not Out-Spend Them!
Unpacking the Blackbox of Sales
Living the Sales DREAM: Perspectives from C.H. Robinson’s James Santy


Interactive Roundtable Discussions (Working Lunch)
(Sponsored by Freight Verify)
Sales Leader Summit Session 2: Meeting the Increasing Needs of the Buyer

1:00p-2:00p Breakout Sessions:
Are Your Rich in Metrics But Struggle to Prove Value?
Product Definition & Positioning: Overlooked Marketing Areas to Power Sales
Integrating Sales & Marketing for Explosive Growth Using LinkedIn
Unlearning Supply Chain Management: The First Step to Becoming a Successful Company of Tomorrow
2:00p-2:30p Break/TMSA Expo Prize Drawings
2:30p-3:30p Keynote: Finding Saddam Hussein: Mastering Innovation, Teamwork 
3:30p-3:45p Closing Remarks
3:45p Conference Adjourns
5:30p-6:30p  Closing Reception 
Wed., June 13  
8:30 – 11:30a Post-Conference Workshop: Empathetic Listening to Drive Growth

* Conference Schedule subject to change. 

Questions? Contact TMSA