TIA 2020 Conference (Networking)

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Golf Outing - Fazio Canyons Course, Barton Creek Resort & Spa | August 19*
Join other attendees for an enjoyable round of golf while supporting the TIA Foundation. Scenic views line this 7,153-yard, par-72 course that boasts the signature touch of Tom Fazio, the legendary golf designer. Breakfast will be available at 7:00 AM, with an 8:00 AM shotgun start.  Transportation from the JW Marriott will be provided. Sponsored by Truckstop.com.

Newcomer's Orientation |  August 19
Join other first-time attendees for this exclusive event. You can make new acquaintances, meet TIA staff members, and get an idea of how to get the most out of the conference.

Small Company Networking | August 19
Join other members as you network and talk about the challenges of running a new or small brokerage. Sponsored by Thoroughbred Direct Intermodal Services.

Welcome Reception | August 19*
Join us at Maggie Mae's as we meet first-time attendees and greet old friends at this great event. Location: Maggie Mae's - 323 E 6th Street

Party Like It's 1995! Truckstop.com Party | August 19*
Join Truckstop.com as we celebrate 25 years! Come ready to reminisce to a backdrop of hot hits from ‘95. Where were you in ’95? Location: Brazos Hall– 204 E 4th Street

Intermodal Luncheon – High Noon in Austin | April 2
Here’s your chance to get “up close and personal” with the movers and shakers in the intermodal industry, as you join our Intermodal Panelists for a “Meet & Greet” over lunch at the Capital Ideas Conference. Grab your lunch from the buffet and join us as we open our minds to new ideas with questions, comments and casual conversation focusing on “What’s Hot & What’s Not in Intermodal.”

Networking Lunch | August 20
Grab your lunch and hear from our expert panel on Theft Fraud & Liability Issues in the Intermediary World. Participants will examine current statistics related to these types of thefts and will walk away with multiple methods and techniques they can utilize to prevent these types of losses (including the tools available to commit and prevent these losses). Participants will also learn about the current trends in strategic theft being used in the intermediary arena such as Identity Theft | Fictitious Pick-Ups | Cyber Methods | Double Brokering.

Women in Logistics Lunch | August 20
Join women who work in the logistics field. Share ideas, talk about challenges and develop networking opportunities.

An Evening in the Heart of Texas | August 20*
Join the TriumphPay team for a fun-filled evening of Texas-sized entertainment at Austin’s Historic Scoot Inn saloon. Location: Historic Scoot Inn - 1308 E 4th Street

The Grand Slam | August 21*
Smash uncertainty with a game of table tennis, or just relax and network with your peers. Join the DAT iQ team at the SPIN ping pong club for a great evening of food, drinks, fun, and games. Location: SPIN Austin - 213 W 5th Street

Networking Lunch | August 22
Lunch on Saturday features Beth Carroll's Economics of Commissions – Do you really understand how the method that you use to pay your sales staff affects your business economics? Do you know there are many choices that can provide you with different alternatives? This math-intensive lunch session will focus on the economics of commission models using draw or salary coverage models and then look at the different calculation methods, including the benefits of shifting to a two-dimensional model (a modifier or matrix). If you read Beth’s recent article series in 3PL Perspectives on Economics of Commissions, you’ll definitely want to check out this session. Sponsored by Roanoke Insurance Group, Inc.

Young Executives Lunch | August 22
Young Executives Lunch provides members age 40 and younger a separate environment for building long-term industry relationships. From networking to leadership development, this lunch encourages an exchange of ideas with peers on the challenges of everyday business. The program is designed to help those who are poised to be tomorrow’s owners and managers.

Celebrate 2020! - TIA Reception & Dinner | August 22*
Our final dinner, sponsored by TIA Services – Business Solutions for Your Business, will allow you to network and spend time with a few "new" friends in the heart of downtown Austin. Location: Trinity Hall - 311 E 5th Street

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