Join Us for the 2023 OTA Annual Conference in Columbus on September 18-19
Join the Ohio Trucking Association in Columbus on September 18-19 for a two-day event designed exclusively for trucking and transportation executives. The 2023 OTA Annual Conference, presented by Pilot Company, will feature programming by prominent industry leaders, the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, and the ability to see the newest products and services designed to increase operational efficiency.
Conference attendees will have full access to programming, vendor exhibits, networking receptions, and the chance to attend the Conference PAC dinner on Monday evening (additional fee and pre-registration is required).
Pre-registration has closed. If you'd like to attend the event, please contact Bradie Berry at email@example.com or 614-519-6462.
Powerful Programs by Top Leaders
Gain valuable insights and inspiration from our keynote speakers.
ATA and the Trucking Industry: Current and Future Priorities, Dan Van Alstine, Ruan Transportation Co., L.L.C. and ATA Chairman
Outlook for Trucking and the Freight Economy, Avery Vise, FTR | Transportation Intelligence
Control the Controllables, Raymont Harris, Former NFL Player by way of The Ohio State University
- Lawsuit Abuse and the Trucking Industry, A Panel Discussion with Michael Farley, Ohio Insurance Institute; Matthew Selby, Frantz Ward LLP; Kiera Sullivan, Continental Express, Inc., and State Senator Steve Wilson. Moderated by Thomas Balzer, CAE, Ohio Trucking Association.
Participate in sessions led by industry experts to acquire practical skills and knowledge. These workshops offer a hands-on learning experience and the chance to engage with industry experts directly.
The OTA Annual Conference provides numerous opportunities to network with your peers and leaders in the trucking space. Industry vendors will also showcase the latest products and services to streamline your business.
Keynote Speakers & Sessions
Outlook for Trucking and the Freight Economy
FTR | Transportation Intelligence
ATA and the Trucking Industry: Current and Future Priorities
Dan Van Alstine,
Ruan Transportation Co., L.L.C. and
Control the Controllables
Former NFL Player by way of
The Ohio State University
Lawsuit Abuse and the Trucking Industry - A Panel Discussion
Ohio Insurance Institute
Frantz Ward LLP
Continental Express, Inc.
State Senator Steve Wilson,
Schedule of Events
Thank You to Our Exhibitors
Join Us on Monday for the Conference PAC Dinner
Fleet Safety Awards & Safety Professional of the Year
As part of the Chair and Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, September 19, OTA will recognize the Fleet Safety Award winners and the Safety Professional of the Year.
The Fleet Safety Awards program recognizes carriers with the best safety records in their class. These awards, presented by Great West Casualty Company, are awarded on the basis of accident-frequency ratios, which include data from the mileage and accidents reported to the Ohio Department of Transportation within a calendar year.
The Safety Professional of the Year honors industry experts who demonstrate excellence and passion within the safety profession. Judging criteria includes professional contributions to the industry, safety record and activity outside the fleet.
Conference Location & Host Hotel
The Renaissance Columbus Westerville - Polaris Hotel will serve as the location of the 2023 OTA Annual Conference. The event will take place inside the Admiral Ballroom.
Renaissance Columbus Westerville - Polaris Hotel
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville, OH 43082
Room rate is $152 per night. Reservation deadline is August 25, 2023. Please call reservations directly at (833) 427-0292 and reference the "Ohio Trucking Association Room Block" or book online here.
The Conference Hotel is Sold Out!
The conference hotel is sold out for Monday, September 18. There are several hotels within a 2-mile radius of the host hotel. Nearby hotel options include:
8700 Lyra Drive
Columbus, OH 43240
Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
8411 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240
Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
8805 Orion Place
Columbus, OH 43240
Conference registration is open until Friday, September 8, 2023. Contact Bradie Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 519-6462 with questions.