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Who Should Attend?

Safety | Compliance | Human Resources | Maintenance | Operations

Throughout the conference and expo, you will network with exhibitors, visit with colleagues and peers, as well as experience a variety of educational opportunities including four General Sessions and customized breakouts tracks - Safety and Compliance, Human Resources and Technology and Maintenance.

Meeting in-person is now more important than ever, and the networking opportunities at this conference have been expanded to ensure that you will spend time with colleagues and industry vendors.

Exhibits feature member companies from our industry's manufacturers and suppliers showcasing their latest products and technology, consulting services and much more. We are projecting record attendance this year, so don't miss this prime opportunity to highlight your company.

At the closing Awards Banquet we will be recognizing the 2022 Fleet & Industrial Safety winners and the 2022 Professionals of the Year.  To nominate your company for the safety contests or someone as a professional winner, visit the nomination page by clicking here.

Kelly Swanson

Our 2022 Keynote, Kelly Swanson, will be joining us to share her message on Resilience: How to Bend Without Breaking.  Kelly is a funny and talented motivational speaker recently inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame, and whose credits include creator of Pride’s Hollow: The Small Town with a Big Heart, and author of Who Hijacked my Fairy Tale, The Story Formula, The Affirmation Journal for Positive Thinking, and coming soon – The Persuasion Principle. 

2:00pm - 3:15pm      Welcome & Keynote - Kelly Swanson

3:15pm - 3:30pm      Break | Exhibitor Networking

3:30pm - 5:00pm     General Session - NextGen Trucking

5:00pm - 6:30pm     Welcome Reception | Exhibitor Networking

Dinner on your own


Reserve Booth Space Today

Booths are available only to Sponsors at this event.  Sign up for both your booth space and sponsorship level now.

Meet our Exhbitiors


Geological Resources, Inc.

Highlands Environmental Solutions, Inc.

7:00am -  8:00am      Breakfast | Exhibitor Networking

8:00am - 9:30am       General Session - Truckers Against Trafficking

9:30am -  9:45am       Break | Exhibitor Networking

9:45am - 11:15am       Breakout Tracks

11:15am - 12:30pm     Lunch | Exhibitor Networking

12:30pm - 2:00pm     FMCSA & SHP Update

2:00pm - 6:00pm      Free Time

6:00pm - 8:00pm      Awards Banquet

Additional Group Activities

Friday Afternoon

Fly Fishing Excursion at Rivers Edge Outfitters                      Fri 2:30-4:30pm

Catch and Release Fly Fishing, 3 people per guide. Beverages, fly rod and reel, breathable waders and boots, all tackle and flies are included in the 2-hour adventure.  Reservation fishing license required, can be purchased onsite same day for $10, Children 11years and younger fish license free.  Space is limited

Saturday Morning

Golf Tournament at the Sequoyah National Golf Club                   Sat 9:30am

Golf Club is off property - 6 minute drive, Tee times every ten minutes from 9:30am-10:20am, Boxed lunch after play, Green fees, Cart, Pre-play practice balls, Sequoyah divot tool & $10.00 free play card for Cherokee Resort & Casino included. Space is limited

Bowling at UltraStar Multi-Entertainment Center              Sat 10:00-11:30am

Join in 1.5 hours of bowling fun from 10:00am to 11:30am. Bowling Multi-Entertainment Center located within Cherokee Resort.  No food or beverages available, onsite cafe does not open till 11:30am.  Space is limited

Conference Registration

Full Conference Registration includes: Thursday evening Welcome Reception, Friday Breakfast, General Sessions, Breakouts, Lunch, and the evening Awards Banquet. Early Bird registration discounts end on September 10th.

Additional tickets are available for the Friday evening Awards Banquet for spouses, companions, and children to attend.

Early Motor Carrier Registration Rate Before September 10th                     $545

Motor Carrier Registration Rate After September 10th                                  $605

Allied Sponsor Conference Registration Rate                                                 $365

Early Non-Sponsor Allied Conference Rate Before September 10th         $725

Non-Sponsor Allied Conference Rate After September 10th                      $775

Awards Banquet Only (Adult)                                                                             $95

Awards Banquet Only (Child)                                                                             $45


Cancellation Policy
If you need to cancel your conference registration, please email written notification of cancellation to to receive a refund less $100 per registration administrative fee.  Refunds will not be issued after October 10, 2022.

Hotel Information

Cherokee Harrah's Hotel

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

A room block has been reserved for conference attendees at the Cherokee Resort & Casino for $159.00/night.  Each registered conference attendee will receive a $25.00 free play to be used in the casino at their leisure. A link for booking your hotel will be included in your conference registration confirmation email.  The cut-off date for hotel reservations is September 12, 2022.

Become a Sponsor

Becoming a sponsor demonstrates your support of the industry along with increasing your brand presence. This year we have enhanced the sponsor program by offerings to upgrade your sponsorship package with add-on specific branding opportunities.

The NCTA Annual Council Conference Committee highlights the sponsors who support the work of the organization and industry we serve, during the conference and throughout the year. Through sponsorship, you’ll enhance attendees’ conference experience, while increasing your company’s presence, networking opportunities, and impressions with customers.

On behalf of the 2022 NCTA Annual Council Conference Committee, we hope you will choose to partner with us!

Annual Councils Conference Sponsorship Levels

Sponsor Package Benefits Elite Diamond Gold Silver
$5,000 $3,500 $2,500 $1,000
One Conference Registration 1
Logo on Conference Signage X X
Logo on Registration Materials X X
Logo on Registration Webpage X X
Name on Registration Webpage X X X
Name on Signage X X X X
Name on Conference Materials X X X X
Recognition Tarheel Wheels Issue X X X X

Expand your Brand Recognition with these Add-On Branding Opportunities

Increase your brand presence at the Conference by upgrading your sponsorship package with these highly visibility add-on sponsorship opportunities. Base Sponsorship is required for add-on branding opportunities.

Add-On Branding Opportunity
Sponsor Benefits
Keynote Speaker - Kelly Swanson            (includes her book as conference gift)
Company representative to introduce Keynote Speaker   & sponsor event giveaways
1 available
Company logo printed on event Lanyard
1 available
Hotel Room Keycards
Brand Guestroom Keycards for all NCTA Conference attendees
1 available
Stationary & Pens
Company pads and pens placed at each seat during General Session - company to provide supplies
1 available
Cocktail Napkins
Company name and logo on Cocktail Napkin at Welcome Reception and Awards Banquet
1 available
Candy Bar
Company name and logo signage display at the Candy Bar, setup at Registration
1 available
Technology and Maintenance Breakout
Company name and logo on signage in the Technology and Maintenance Breakout room
1 available
Human Resources Breakout
Company name and logo on signage in the Human Resources Breakout room
1 available
Safety and Compliance Breakout
Company name and logo on signage in the Safety and Compliance Breakout room
1 available
Coffee Breaks
Company name and logo on signage at breaks and company logo on Coffee Sleeves
2 available


Thank you to all our Conference Sponsors

$5,000 Elite Sponsors

$3,500 Diamond Sponsors

Add-On Sponsors

Epes Transport System, LLC

Highlands Environmental Solutions, Inc.

$2,500 Gold Sponsors

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
White's International Trucks

$1,000 Silver Sponsors

Gallagher Benefit Services
Geological Resources, Inc.
McMahon Truck Centers
Netradyne, Inc.
Red Classic Transit, LLC
Relation Insurance Services
Snider Fleet Solutions
Trimble Transportation
Twin State Trailers
Walmart Transportation