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2017 NCTA Councils Annual Conference

  • 28 Sep 2017
  • 01 Oct 2017
  • Embassy Suites, Myrtle Beach, SC


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • NCTA Motor Carrier members attending the Conference for the first time qualify for the special rate.
  • Saturday Banquet Only Registration. Registration code required. Please call NCTA, Jessica Garrett, 919-834-0387 ext. 223 for the code.

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             2017 NCTA Councils Annual Conference

               Safety & Industrial Awards Banquet

                             Embassy Suites

                            Myrtle Beach, SC


              September 28 - October 1, 2017

When you register for the conference, you will:

  • Learn to maximize effectiveness by improving processes and creating a cultural standard to retain personnel
  • Establish an efficient and compliant maintenance shop to OSHA standards
  • Prepare your company's OSHA Safety Committee for incidents and surprise inspections
  • Discover metric utilization to improve driver habits, safety, operations, and customer service to increase efficiencies
  • Audit and expand your safety culture aligning human resources, maintenance, operations and safety teams
  • Follow one of three enticing tracks based on your role responsibilities

Hotel Reservation Information:

Group rate $159.00 excluding taxes & resort fee excluding excluding fees and taxes.  There is a $10.00 resort fee per room per night.  The fee covers the following: Guest internet access, self parking, shuttle service throughout the resort to a 2 mile radius outside the resort, 1 hour of tennis/racquetball court time per day, splash park and health club access and children's activities.

Call 800-876-0010 Group Code:  NCT 

Book online: Online reservation

Please Note:

Hotel Reservations must be made by Thursday, September 21, 2017.

Conference Registration Fees:

Early Conference Registration Fees (before August 25, 2017)

 Early Motor Carrier Registration:  $225.00
 Early Allied Member Registration (Non-Sponsor):  $575.00

Conference Registration Fees (after August 25, 2017)

 Motor Carrier Registration:  $325.00
 Allied Member Registration (Non-sponsor):  $675.00

Special Conference Registration Rates

 First Time Attendee Motor Carrier Registration:  $225.00
 Allied Member Sponsor Registration:  $225.00
 Awards Banquet Registration Only*  $95.00 

*Registration is per person, attending spouses must be paid in addition to member banquet registration.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Conference Registration

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcome Dinner, Exhibit Hall

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday, September 29, 2017

Conference Registration

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

General Session: Re-invigorate your Safety Culture!

Presented by: Dennis E. Parnell, MESH, Executive Director of NC Safety Conference, Inc.

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break, Exhibit Hall

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM  

Business Session & Officer Election: NCTA Safety & Human Resources Council

Business Session & Officer Election: NCTA Technology & Maintenance Council

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM     

Lunch On Your Own

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

General Session: Who's Next? Navigation Personnel Departures

Presented by: Amy Medlin, Director of Quality and Employee Development, Epes Transport System, Inc.

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Break, Exhibit Hall

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

General Session: It's Too Late When OSHA's at Your Door!

Presented by: Eric Johnson, MESH, NC Safety Conference

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Free Evening

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Conference Registration

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

General Session: Telematics and the Impact on Companies and Drivers

Panel Discussion Moderated by: Shawn Brown, Vice President of Safety and Recruiting, Cargo Transporters, Inc.

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Break, Exhibit Hall

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM  

General Session: Our Process is Broken!

Presented by: JD Marhevko, VP Quality and Lean, Accuride Corporation

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Lunch (TBD)

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Breakout Sessions:

  • FMLA/Workers Compensation Workshop - Human Resources
    • Presented by: Ben Greenberg, Attorney, Goldberg Segalla
  • OSHA Follow Up Discussion - Safety & Maintenance
    • Presented by: Eric Johnson, MESH, NC Safety Council

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Breakout Sessions:

  • Establishing a Wellness Program - Human Resources
    • Presented by: Bobbie Victory, Health and Wellness Manager, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
  • Prepping for the FMSCA Audit - Safety
    • Presented by: Doug Shackleford
  • Organizing Your Shop for Efficiency Using OSHA 5S - Maintenance
    • Presented by: JD Marhevko

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Free Time

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Awards Banquet

7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

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Sunday, October 1, 2017


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

General Session: Updates & Conference Keynote by FMCSA Administrator, Jon McCormick

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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