TUCSON, AZ - More than 260 fleet professionals converged in Tucson, Ariz., for the 39th AFLA Annual Meeting & Conference. The event was held at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort September 5 - 7. First time attendees rose by 65-percent.

“This was an outstanding event. AFLA is the best value in the industry for professional networking and education,” said attendee Charisse Wilson of Manheim Corporate Services.

Highlights from the conference included:

  • Securing America's Future Energy by General Charles Wald, USAF (Retired).
  • Current State of the Automotive Industry: Where is it Going? by Ted Chu, General Motors.
  • Fleet Fuel Pricing Trends by Tom Kloza, Oil Price Information Service.
  • Hybrid Economics by Mike Love, Toyota Motor Sales.
  • Forecasting Resale Value Trends by Tom Webb, Manheim.
  • Driver Distractions: The Ticking Time Bomb by Lee Whitehead, National Safety Council.

    Presentations from each of these speakers is downloadable on the AFLA website for conference attendees and AFLA Members by clicking on the following link: http://aflaonline.com/login.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=17.

    Save the date for September 10-12, 2008, when the AFLA’s 40th Annual Conference will take place at the Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, Ariz.

  • Originally posted on Fleet Financials