Truck Industry and Economic Forecasts and Truck Product Conference
Gain expert insights from leading work truck industry forecasters at the NTEA’s Business and Market Planning Summit on Sept. 10, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn (Dearborn, MI).
The Summit brings together the nation’s top economists from some of
the world’s most respected companies to present economic and industry projections, sales trend data and forecasts on national and regional growth. In addition, attendees will also gain insights on critical issues affecting their companies.
Business and Market Planning Summit speakers and topics include:
• North American Macroeconomic Forecast:
Chris Varvares, Senior Managing Director and Co-Founder, Macroeconomic Advisers, LLC (St. Louis, MO) — Review the current condition of the U.S. economy and the factors that will likely drive growth in 2013.
• Commercial Truck Application Market Review:
Eli Lustgarten, Senior Research Analyst, Longbow Securities (Cleveland, OH), and President, ESL Consultants (St. Louis, MO) — Learn about truck sales opportunities in the construction, farming, mining and utility industries, as well as other large truck application markets.
• Commercial Truck and Equipment Outlook, Foreign and Domestic:
Steve Latin-Kasper, Director of Market Data and Research, NTEA (Farmington Hills, MI) — Hear how macroeconomic events relate to work truck industry activity, including factors such as commodities prices, leading indicators and foreign trade.
Register for the Business and Market Planning Summit by Aug. 24, 2012
to take advantage of early bird conference discounts of $249 members and $299 nonmembers. After Aug. 24, registration costs increase to $299 members and $349 nonmembers.
NTEA Truck Product Conference
NTEA members will have the opportunity to gain an early preview of next year’s truck and chassis product offerings from 11 leading chassis manufacturers at the NTEA’s New Model Truck Product Conference, scheduled Sept. 11–13, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn (Dearborn, MI). This event, is the place to gain firsthand access to new model chassis; learn key information on specifications and design; and hear details on critical issues affecting the industry.
Attendees will also have the chance to speak directly with OEM personnel about in-depth technical details; examine new models to start planning for upcoming changes; benefit from proprietary information for upfitters; and gain insight on market and product trends.
Participating chassis manufacturers include:
Chevrolet & GMC Commercial Truck
Ford Commercial Truck
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc.
Kenworth Truck Company
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.
Peterbilt Motors Company
Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc.
Western Star Trucks
NTEA members can register for the Truck Product Conference on or
before Aug. 24, 2012 to take advantage of early bird conference discounts of $99. After Aug. 24, registration costs increase to $119.
For additional information or to register, visit www.ntea.com or call 1-800-441-6832.