Nov 15-17, 2021 | Orange County Convention Center | Orlando, FL | West Hall A1

Overview - MEMA Members



Welcome MEMA Members!

Government Fleet Expo & Conference has opened its registration with early discounted rates that enhance the valuable experience public fleet managers come to expect. Save up to $100 on our most popular Fleet Full Conference Pass.

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What Is GFX?

Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX), is the largest annual conference for public fleets in the nation. Built from the ground up by the team behind Government Fleet magazine, the most trusted industry resource for news, training and information - GFX is known for it robust conference program, large and immersive exhibition and most of all, serving as a true annual hub for public fleet professionals.

GFX has built a legacy of greatness and connections. For the last 13 years, fleet attendance consistently has broken records year after year as this close-knit community of engaged public fleets repeatedly trust and rely upon our fleet-specific training, networking opportunities with like-minded peers and vehicle, and access to top products and technology displays in the exhibit hall. 

Public fleets trust #GovFleetExpo - with good reason.

#GovFleetExpo At A Glance


Who Attends?

GFX is designed for fleet managers, procurement specialists, analysts, maintenance supervisors, and others who work with fleets. The types of disciplines, agencies and sizes the full spectrum, offering a big-picture insight - like nowhere else.

Quick Stats

87%

of fleet attendees will return to the next GFX

93%

of registered fleet managers were responsible for 50+ vehicles

80%

of registered fleet managers were responsible for 250+ vehicles

45%

of registered fleet managers were responsible for 1,000+ vehicles

Agency Breakdown

58%

City

26%

County

11%

State

5%

Federal


What To Expect?

Public fleets can expect nothing but a fully-immersive week for productivity and value

  • 20+ hours of education
  • 6+ hours of networking 
  • 8 hours of exhibition time
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches included in the pass price - Maximize your per diem allowance!
  • Per diem hotel rates
  • Bonus pre- and post- conference presentations

 

Last updated: October 22, 2021

2021 Schedule

Monday, November 15, 2021

November 15
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (ET)

First Timers' Orientation
Coming to a show for the first time can be daunting. This session will give you one-on-one time with other first time attendees! more info

November 15
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)

GFX 2021 Block Party & Experience
This event within an event will be a mix of ride and drives, hands-on training, experiential learning, and a technology showcase. more info

November 15
1:00 PM - 3:45 PM (ET)

MEMA Showcase
The Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA), an association with chapters in California and Ohio, returns with educational sessions focusing on fleet operations and best business practices. more info

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

November 16
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM (ET)

Breakfast & Opening Keynote - You Say More Than You Think
Body language expert, Janine Driver, share secrets on how to use body language to enhance your leadership and human connections to enhance your leadership to build stronger teams, hire and retain employees, and effectively engage your employees more info

November 16
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM (ET)

Process Automation: How to Reduce Work & Improve Fleet Efficiency (Training)
This session will explain process evaluation, mapping, architectural design, and testing prior to building the application or web interface. more info

November 16
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM (ET)

Leadership Starts with Employee Engagement (Training)
Attendees will learn about Orlando’s annual face-to-face planning tool for team engagement, as well as strategies for employee retention and succession planning. more info

November 16
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM (ET)

How Motor Pools, RideSharing & Mobility Have Changed Post-Pandemic (Training)
This panel will discuss right-sizing, vehicle use changes as employees return to work, ridesharing opportunities, and where to find savings. more info

November 16
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM (ET)

Calming Chaos: A New Approach to Emergency Vehicle Warning Messages (EXPO Hall Shop Talks)
Government fleet managers will gain new insights and strategies for emergency vehicle lighting applications. more info

November 16
2:30 PM - 2:55 PM (ET)

Proving Ground: Pilot Testing Tech Before Full Implementation (EXPO Hall Shop Talks)
With new vehicles and technology developing at rapid speeds, fleet departments often become test centers, determining whether a new product is a good fit for their operations. more info

November 16
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM (ET)

Fleet Maintenance Garage Design Standards You Must Maintain Through Budget Cutting(Training)
Learn the key design standards that must be maintained for a high-performing garage. more info

November 16
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM (ET)

Innovative Uses: How We Made the Best Use of our Telematics System (Training)
More fleet operations are adopting telematics to better track vehicle maintenance and routing — but are they taking full advantage of all the features of their systems? more info

November 16
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM (ET)

All About EVs: From Planning to Implementation (Roundtable)
In this roundtable session, fleet professionals interested in electrification will learn about the key steps needed to plan the transition to electric vehicles. more info

November 16
4:20 PM - 5:20 PM (ET)

NYC Fleet: Using Data to Ensure Vehicle Safety & Sustainability (Training)
The New York City’s Fleet Office of Realtime Tracking (FORT) uses data from telematics, fueling information, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and fleet management software to get insight on fleet safety and sustainability. more info

November 16
4:20 PM - 5:20 PM (ET)

How to Use Telematics Data to Electrify Your Fleet (Training)
Hear how fleet professionals have used telematics data to support EV deployment and achieve fleet electrification goals. more info

November 16
4:20 PM - 5:20 PM (ET)

Snowstorms, Blizzards & Winter Weather: How to Handle Snow Removal (Roundtable)
Attendees at this roundtable session will learn about winter preparedness and how to be ready for all types of snow removal scenarios. more info

November 16
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM (ET)

After Hours Meet Up
After dinner, head to Sam & Bubbe’s Lobby Bar and Lounge in the Rosen Centre Hotel Lobby. Have some drinks on us and meet up with old friends and new. Meet a GFX representative at the double stairs entry to the bar to receive your drink tickets. more info

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

November 17
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (ET)

From Trash to Triumph: The City of Houston's Fleet Strategy (Training)
The City of Houston presents a case study in going from run-to-failure maintenance to data-based decision making. more info

November 17
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (ET)

The Art of Prioritization: How to Efficiently Run Your Fleet (Training)
This session will highlight and explain the top 10 metrics and industry-accepted levels of proficiency and provide attendees with takeaway knowledge and tools that they can put into practice right away.  more info

November 17
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (ET)

Best Practices for Recruiting & Retaining Technicians (Roundtable)
This roundtable discussion will allow fleet managers to bring up questions and topics regarding staffing challenges and share their own successful strategies for recruiting and keeping staff members engaged. more info

November 17
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM (ET)

How Connected Fleets are Changing Security & How You Can Stay Safe (EXPO Hall Shop Talks)
This session will cover how the modern era of vehicles linked to the cloud every second changes the game of securing assets. more info

November 17
2:30 PM - 2:55 PM (ET)

Electrification in a Federal Law Enforcement Training Environment (EXPO Hall Shop Talks)
The organization will share installation of its first 16 EV charging stations, which positions it to plan for electrification of its administrative and support vehicle fleet, electric vehicle support equipment, and solar-powered charging infrastructure. more info

Thursday, November 18, 2021

November 18
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)

AssetWorks FleetFocus FA User Training
Join the AssetWorks FA team for the day, enjoy complimentary coffee and lunch as well as access to our subject matter expert who will provide training on several topics. Session topics include mobile technology, work management, notifications, industry integrations including EV, business intelligence and more! more info

November 18
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)

AssetWorks FleetFocus M5 User Training
Join the AssetWorks M5 team for the day, enjoy complimentary coffee and lunch as well as access to our subject matter expert who will provide training on several topics. Session topics include mobile technology, PM notifications, reporting, industry integrations including EV, business intelligence and more!   more info

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The GFX conference is one of the most informative & social networking conferences you can attend as a government fleet employee. Truly provides each individual employee with answers to the future of their fleet.
Michael Rhatigan, Fleet Asset Manager
City of Novi
“This was well worth the effort and expense to attend. GFX is ‘the’ show for public fleet professionals. The fleet experience and knowledge that attended this show is hands down the cream of the crop when it comes to fleet professionals."
Don Walker, Fleet Manager
Ada County Sheriff
Great networking experience and opportunity to share and learn about Fleet Management. New technologies and equipment to upgrade your current systems for increased returns on your Fleet Investment. A place to be where great minds meet.
Sharukh Cooper, Guest Contract Services Quality Agent/Bussing
DFW International Airport
Having attended every GFX as well as other fleet conferences, I've found that GFX provides the best value. The lessons learned from educational sessions as well as networking has helped our fleet become more efficient and the best value to customers.
David Renschler, CPFP, Fleet Division Manager
City of Fairfield
I really enjoy networking with other Government Fleet professionals, sharing my own personal viewpoints & experiences and hearing those of others, and realizing we're all in this together whether large fleet or small.
John Bazelewich, Fleet Manager
County of Sussex
“I've been coming to GFX from the beginning...it's the best conference out there for the government fleet manager--both in content and value for money.”
Dan Berlenbach, Fleet Manager
City of Long Beach
GFX was a perfect opportunity for fleet professionals to get together and share knowledge.
Eric Chitoubol, Maintenance Supervisor
City of Portland
The Government Fleet Expo is the "Go To" fleet conference of the year. It hits all the bases, from networking to vendor interaction to educational instruction.
Craig Crowder, Fleet Manager
City of Beverly Hills
GFX is the foremost event in our industry for Government Fleet professionals, which affords the opportunity to exchange ideas and programs for operations, technology and sustainability efforts.
Mark Stevens, Fleet Manager
City of Sacramento
GFX is the single best investment of conference money in my budget. The networking value among high-caliber fleet experts is second to none! Every year just gets better.
Dan Berlenbach, CPFP, Fleet Manager
City of Long Beach