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Here is a schedule of events that offer meals, drinks and snacks that are included with a Fleet Full Conference Pass.​

Last updated: January 2, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Fifth Avenue Landing Lot
This event within an event will be a mix of ride & drives, hands-on training, experiential learning, including an interactive demonstration on adding drones to your fleet, and a technology showcase. Plus a fun street fair atmosphere with games, prizes and food including hot dogs, sausages, ice cream, coffee bar and drinks, plus vegetarian options too!

Stop by the registration area at the Convention Center Hall F/G and pick-up your badge and then hop on the shuttle to the Block Party.

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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us on the Plaza Terrace for small bites, passed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and conversation with your peers.

Plaza Terrace
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Room 28
Millions have been inspired by the movie Rudy; now let the man behind the movie inspire you. GFX would like to introduce you to Rudy Ruettiger, the inspiration behind the movie Rudy. He’s brought his message to corporate America, colleges and universities, schools grades K -12, sports teams, fundraisers, churches, and community events across the country. Rudy will share a dynamic presentation, choreographed to a video production, which tells his story and will inspire you to dream big and never quit!
Keynote Speaker: Rudy Ruettiger, Author and Motivational Speaker
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A hearty buffet breakfast will be served from 8:00am - 8:45am along with coffee and drinks.  

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Hall G

Enjoy a buffet lunch in the exhibit hall.(Included with Fleet Full Conference Pass.)

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5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 28
After a 25 minute reception, the honors ceremony will begin with Government Fleet magazine recognizing the 50 Leading Fleets, announcing rankings for the top 20, and the top fleets in three size categories. The magazine will also name the 2018 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year recipient and honor the Public Fleet Hall of Fame inductees. The Government Fleet Management Alliance (GFMA) will present Certified Fleet Management Operation (CFMO) awards and Fleet Masters Operation awards.

Reception includes passed hors d’oeuvres and drinks.


8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Join us at The QuartYard! A unique venue like you've never seen before, located in the East Village of downtown San Diego for a Night on the Town. Get ready for a night of music, networking, fun and yummy dinner stations including pizza, burgers, tacos, flatbread and so much more to enjoy! 

Located about a 15 minute walk from the convention center:

The QuartYard
1301 Market Street
San Diego, CA  92101

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Room 28
What are your biggest challenges? Whether it’s fuel management or budgeting concerns, this interactive session gives you a chance to discuss these topics and more with your peers and brainstorm solutions. Then, learn from the rest of the group as other fleet managers share the best solutions their groups found.

A full continental breakfast, breakfast burritos and breakfast sandwiches will be served from 8:00am - 8:30am along with coffee and drinks.  

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hall G

Enjoy a buffet lunch in the exhibit hall. (Included with Fleet Full Conference Pass.)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Before you say goodbye, join us for good conversation and drinks to round-out your GFX experience.

Located in Session Room Hallway

News and Updates

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Check out the GFX 2018 recap video!

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Thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, and attendees for helping to make this year's event incredibly successful. We couldn’t have done it without you!

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Testimonials

Mark Stevens

“I can shamefully admit that after nearly 40 years as Fleet Manager this was my first GFX, but happy to report not my last! I loved the "Campfire" sessions & how they were able to address specific situations and challenges."

-Mark Stevens, Fleet Manager, City of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

“GFX was very informative for a fleet professional. It was well organized and probably the best EXPO I had seen in a while."

-Keith Dimont, Automotive Services/Transportation Manager, Elon University, Elon, NC

For years GFX has been the best value for government fleet managers looking to expand their knowledge & network with a large group of their peers at one location/event. If you can only attend one conference per year, GFX should be your first choice.

-Ron Lindsey, Director of Fleet Management, County of San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA

“GFX is a great networking tool and the training sessions are relevant to what most fleets around the country are dealing with.”

-Jade Jones, Lead Technician, Ada County Sheriff's Office, Boise, ID

“The GFX conference was an informative, fun experience. The training session and one-on-one experiences were extremely valuable. There were many networking opportunities as well as excellent product demonstrations. I look forward to the next event."

-Ricky Riojas, Fleet Repair Supervisor, City of San Diego, San Diego, CA

“I am new to running a fleet and didn't even know what I didn't know. This conference provided an excellent education and opportunity to meet other fleet managers facing similar challenges.”

-Brent Hulsether, Fleet services supervisor, Shawnee county Parks and Rec, Topeka, KS

Nathan Washington

“GFX is a great event. Having the ability to meet with prospective clients & clients to discover areas where we can potentially help solve challenges within their fleet(s) is extremely valuable to myself & GPS Insight. We truly value GFX."

-Nathan Washington, Government Sales Manager - Southwest Region, GPS Insight, Scottsdale, AZ

“Right place, Right people, Right time. We'll be back next year!”

-Rocky Rock, Sales Operations Manager, PureForge, Poway, CA

Mr. James L Vincent

“There was a bigger crowd, and conversations were deeper and longer this year."

-Mr. James L Vincent, Federal Fleet Consultant, Teletrac Navman, Garden Grove, CA

“GFX is the only place on the planet where you'll find the best government fleet minds all assembled at one location.”

-Craig Croner, Administrative Services Manager, City of Boise, Boise, ID

“The Block Party Experience is a perfect way to see new technology in a hands-on setting. So much is changing & the ability to speak directly with the key drivers in our industry & experience it first hand is always the best way to make decisions."

-Mike Lewis, Regional Sales Manager, Club Car LLC, Riverside, CA

Don Walker

“GFX is a good conference to attend for three reasons. 1. Great opportunities to meet and get to know your peers in the fleet industry 2. Good choices in training sessions 3. Lots of good info and networking on the expo floor with vendors.”

-Don Walker, Fleet Manager, Ada County Sheriff's Office, Boise, ID

“The GFX Conference is the showcase and the pinnacle of the Government Fleet Industry and is a must attended for any Fleet professional. It is a highly educational and critical must-attend event!”

-Carlos Velasquez, Fleet Manager, Contra Costa County Fleet Services, Martinez, CA

“This is the third year we've attended and the show keeps getting better and better. Adding the Block Party that encourages attendees to drive the vendor vehicles was very beneficial to all.”

-Natalie Weimer, Marketing Manager, XL - The Fleet Electrification Company, Brighton, MA

Tom Keyser

“It was great attending GFX for the first time! I was able to network with my peers, meet new vendors and learn more about topics affecting my operations.”

-Tom Keyser, Fleet Manager, Washington County Oregon, Hillsboro, OR

“This conference is by far the most informative for government fleet professionals. I have brought back new ideas to implemented in our shop every time I have attended."

-Paul Colell, Fleet Service Manager, Town of Castle Rock, Castle Rock, CO

2018 Sponsors