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2013 NCTA Annual Management Conference

  • 14 Jul 2013
  • 17 Jul 2013
  • Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, SC


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

 2013 NCTA Annual Management Conference

Wild Dunes Resort

5757 Palm Boulevard

Isle of Palms, SC 29451



To register for the event please contact NCTA directly



Sunday, 7/14/13 - Wednesday, 7/17/13

The NCTA room block at Wild Dunes Resort is full.


Wild Dunes Resort may have other rooms, condos, or houses available, to check rates and availability click here or

 call (888) 778-1876.


Hotels Within 5  Miles of the Resort 

Residence Inn By Marriott Charleston Mt. Pleasant

Mount Pleasant, SC (3.5 miles from Isle of Palms)

Courtyard By Marriott Charleston Mt. Pleasant

Mount Pleasant, SC (5 miles from Isle of Palms)

Hampton Inn & Suites of Charleston/Mt. Pleasant-IOP

Mount Pleasant, SC (3.6 miles from Isle of Palms) 

Hotels available on the Isle of Palms

843-886-7000  online rate $179 

843-886-3003 online rate $189

Registration Fees:
Motor Carriers
First Time Attendee NCTA Motor Carrier Members or Non-Member Motor Carriers $400.00
NCTA Motor Carrier Member or Non-Member Motor Carrier $500.00

Allied Members
Conference Sponsor $500.00
Non- Sponsor $650.00
Sponsorships available; go to Sponsor Now!

Families Welcomed!
Sunday Dinner by the Pool - Children Age 18 & Under:  $55.00

Tuesday Evening during the Banquet 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Kids Camp for children Ages 5 - 12 will be offered during the Tuesday Evening Banquet, Pizza, Games, Wii Resort Sports & Movie: $45.00

Nanny services for children under 5:
Nannies Plus – 843.345.5636
Bridget Price – 843.813.1575


Annual Conference Tentative Agenda
(agenda subject to change)

Sunday, July 14, 2013

2:00 - 4:00pm NCTA Board of Directors Meeting

6:30 – 7:00pm First time attendee & future transportation leaders reception

7:00 – 9:00pm Dinner by the Pool


Monday, July 15, 2013

8:00 – 12:00pm General Session


General Session Speakers

Jim Trogdon, NCDOT COO, Strategic Mobility Formula
NCDOT Strategic Mobility Formula is a new way to fund and prioritize transportation projects to ensure they provide the maximum benefit to our state. It allows NCDOT to fund more investments in a more efficient way to create jobs and help boost the economy. Jim Trogdon, NCDOT COO

Truckers Tell it Like it is


Crystal Collins, NCTA


Steve Russell, Celadon Trucking

David Congdon, Old Dominion Freight Line

Jeff McCaig, Trimac Transportation Services


Dee Dee Cox, Old Dominion Freight Line

Working with the 4 Generations in the Workplace


Howie Franklin, spent 24 years at Andrews Air Force Base, the last 18 of which he spent aboard Air First One


1:00 – 6:00pm NCTA Foundation Golf Tournament

($165 additional entry fee per individual; all proceeds from the Golf Tournament support the North Carolina Road Team and the NCTA Foundation Scholarship Program and are tax deductible)

1:00 – 6:00pm Transportation to Charleston



Tuesday, July 16, 2013

8:00 – 12:00pm General Session


General Session Speakers


Top Legal Issues Facing the Trucking Industry
Rob Moseley, Smith Moore and Leatherwood

State of the Trucking Industry

Phil Byrd, American Trucking Association 1st Vice Chairman


NCTA General Business Session - Installation of Officers and Board of Directors


Natural Gas Panel Discussion -  The Panelist will discuss facets of natural gas uses including recent fleet experiences, and current and future status and timeline for expanding the nation’s fueling infrastructure.

Moderator – Bill George, Eagle Transport, Rocky Mount, NC.

  • Paul McWhirter, Shell Oil, Houston, TX.  Mr. McWhirter leads the Shell team in promoting the use of natural gas for commercial vehicles.  Shell has entered into an agreement with Travel Centers of America to construct LNG fueling stations at 100 TA Travel Centers Truck Stops across the U.S.
  • Jeff Dillon, Dillion Transport, Chicago, IL.  Dillion Transport hauls asphalt and other liquid bulk commodities.  Trillium has just completed a CNG fueling station on Dillon’s terminal in Tampa, FL and Clean Energy has built an LNG fueling depot on Dillon’s terminal in Irving, TX.  Mr. Dillion will share his natural gas applications experience from an actual user of both CNG and LNG by a carrier.  

Free afternoon

7:00 - 7:30pm Reception

7:30 - 9:00pm Banquet, Sponsor Recognition, Grand Prize Drawings


9:00pm Entertainment - Band of Oz

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