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Annual Conference

Thank You for Attending the 2022 OTA Annual Conference

The Ohio Trucking Association hosted the 2022 OTA Annual Conference, presented by Pilot Company, on Sunday, September 18 and Monday, September 19 in Columbus. More than 130 attendees joined our exhibitors and sponsors for the event. The conference featured outstanding programming, opportunities to network and the ability to connect with leading industry suppliers.

A number of companies and professionals were recognized during the event for their dedication to the industry.

  • Tony Tomase, GetGo Transportation Co., LLC, was elected Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • ABF Freight, Clopay Transportation Company, FedEx Freight, Garner Trucking, J.W. Didado Electric & Thomas E. Keller Trucking were awarded Fleet Safety Awards for their 2021 driving record
  • Tim Subler, Classic Carriers, Inc., was named the 2021 Safety Professional of the Year
  • Dean Kaplan, K-Ltd. Carrier, Ltd., was inducted into the Hall of Honor

During the conference, attendees enjoyed impactful presentations from Rebecca Brewster with the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) and Harold Sumerford, Jr., Chair of the American Trucking Associations. Breakout sessions were led by Roetzel & Andress, On Demand Healthcare, WorkHound and Schneider Downs.

OTA also welcomed special guests JD Vance, Ohio Candidate for U.S. Senate and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted to the event.

Thank You to Our Conference Exhibitors


Capital Transportation Academy

Doran Manufacturing



Magnus Technologies



Ohio Peterbilt

On Demand Healthcare


Ritchie Bros.

Schneider Downs & Co


TLG Peterbilt

Transportation Accessories of the Midwest

USI Insurance Services


Hotel Information

Renaissance Columbus Westerville - Polaris Hotel
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville, OH 43082

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