June 17 - 20, 2019 // New Orleans, LA

Schedule

Last updated: October 24, 2018

Monday, June 17, 2019

8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

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, the GFX show organizers, and magazine writers. Get an inside look at the schedule and show highlights. Think of us as your personal tour guides for the show.

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, and experiential learning, all in a fun street fair atmosphere.

1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

MEMA Showcase

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Opening Keynote Address

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us for small bites, drinks, and conversation with your peers.

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This evening is set aside for exhibitors and sponsors who choose to invite existing and potential customers for dinner meetings.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

The keynote address will begin at 8:30am following a hearty buffet breakfast, including coffee and drinks.
Keynote Speaker: Lt. General Russel L. Honoré, Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, Global Preparedness Authority

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Training Sessions

10:55 AM - 11:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Enjoy a buffet lunch in the exhibit hall.

 

3:05 PM - 4:05 PM

Training Sessions

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Training Sessions

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

After a 25 minute reception, including hors d’oeuvres and drinks, 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.

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Honors Celebration Photo Shoot

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Night on the Town

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 9:50 AM

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 will be served from 8:00am - 8:30am along with coffee and drinks.  

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Training Sessions

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Enjoy a buffet lunch in the exhibit hall.

1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

While in the exhibit hall, drop in on our micro-training sessions. Designed to get straight to the point in a less structured setting, this presentation will feature maximum take-home value.

2:00 PM - 2:55 PM

While in the exhibit hall, drop in on our micro-training sessions. Designed to get straight to the point in a less structured setting, this presentation will feature maximum take-home value.

2:30 PM - 2:55 PM

While in the exhibit hall, drop in on our micro-training sessions. Designed to get straight to the point in a less structured setting, this presentation will feature maximum take-home value.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Training Sessions

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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

Thursday, June 20, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Learn about the latest features in AssetWorks’ FleetFocus fleet management software, as well as the FuelFocus fuel management system, KeyValet automated motor pool solution and integrated GPS. AssetWorks senior project management staff will review all the great features in the current release, discuss what is in the pipeline for the next release, and help with all functionality questions. Interact with other AssetWorks users to learn how they cope with the business challenges you face every day. Lunch will be included.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This session will include an overview of FASTER Web, highlighting the newest features and business intelligence. Next will be an overview of FASTER’s Web add-ons including: motorpool reservation and dispatch and key box integration; VIN decoder; inventory import utility; and more. Lastly, the session will include a high level overview of the features, reports and system switches of FASTER Win, and remind users of general tools that are often forgotten.

News and Updates

img GFX Recap Video

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!

Contact Us:

(800) 576-8788


Testimonials

“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

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

“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

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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

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

“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

“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

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 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

2018 Sponsors