4th Annual DSU Truck Expo
Apr
24
10:00 AM10:00

4th Annual DSU Truck Expo

Join us on April 24th, 2019 at the Portland Expo Center for the fourth annual DSU Truck Expo from 10:00am - 6:00pm PDT.

Event highlights:

  • The latest Peterbilt, GMC and Isuzu trucks

  • The newest products on the market from thousands of manufacturers

  • 72,000 square foot facility

  • More vendors Click here to view event map

  • Best pricing of the year on thousands of products

  • Serving delicious food and refreshments all day

  • Raffle prizes

  • Opportunity to win a brand-new GMC truck

  • Large tool and shop equipment section

  • Chance to win one of three guided fishing trips with the host of the TV show "Day One Outdoors" Cody Herman

  • Training classes - Click here for schedule (limited availabilty)

Special pricing on hotel rooms - Book your group rate for DSU Trucks

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2019 Leadership Conference and Vendor Showcase
May
30
to Jun 1

2019 Leadership Conference and Vendor Showcase

  • Wenatchee Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You are invited to WTA's 2019 Annual Leadership Conference and Vendor Showcase! This year's conference will be an exciting three days of golf, education, and fabulous entertainment - featuring Seattle's own, The Beatniks!

Golf Tournament

Please join us at the beautiful Highlander Golf Course in Eastern Wenatchee on Thursday, May 30, 2019 for our Conference Golf Tournament. A boxed lunch will be available at the course during registration. Registration is from 11:30am – 1:00pm with a shotgun start at 1:15pm.

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Walking Tour

Take a guided walking tour with the Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce throughout the Downtown Wenatchee area and the Wenatchee Loop Trail to explore this unique outdoor sculpture exhibit! Explore over 80 local pieces while learning some great historic information about Wenatchee!  The tour will end at the Wenatchee Chamber Tasting Room where you will have the opportunity to experience 4 tastings of local wines, hard ciders, or craft beers of your choice! (Type of Activity: Light)

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Advanced Safety Workshop

The Advanced Safety Workshop is presented by the Safety Management Council to assist your company in the following areas: how to build a safety culture, navigate your CSA company portal, personal accident investigation, and more. Attendance is FREE for those registered for the Leadership Conference and Vendor Showcase.

Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn, 25 N Worthen St, Wenatchee, WA, 98801, (800) 445-8667

Use Group ID 'WTA' to book your lodging. Room block released Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

 

Non-WTA members welcome!

Please select ‘Register Online’ to sign up through our online portal.

You may also download a printable form to complete manually and mail to WTA directly. Select ‘Download PDF Form’ below.

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2019 Truck Driving Championship
Jun
22
12:00 AM00:00

2019 Truck Driving Championship

Drivers will compete to see whose industry knowledge and skills outpaces the competition. Participants in the Truck Driving Championships will take a written test, perform a pre-trip inspection, and navigate a driving course designed to push their driving skills to the limit. On Saturday afternoon the champions will be celebrated at an awards ceremony with members of the WTA leadership, the Safety Management Council leadership. 
 
The TDC driving course is open to spectators, so if you are in the area please feel free to join us and experience the excitement of the competition. If you are willing, interested or even curious about volunteering for this event, we need a cavalry of volunteers and you would be most welcome to join the team.

To volunteer, please email mike@watrucking.org. For registration and information, please fill out the form below and return to mike@watrucking.org, or contact the office at (253) 838-1650 for more information regarding the event. Mark your calendar for June 22, 2019!

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2019 Day with the Winners
Aug
10
12:00 AM00:00

2019 Day with the Winners

This year’s Safe Driver and Safe Fleet Awards will be conducted at the beautiful Tacoma Country Club in Tacoma, Washington. As soon as more information regarding this event is shared, please plan to attend this awards ceremony and show your support and pride to the individuals and companies honored for their outstanding safety records.  The awards ceremony is organized by the Washington Trucking Associations Safety Management Council.

Please take a moment to nominate the recipients of our Driver of the Year and Fleet Safety Awards. Nominations must be received no later than July 12, 2019.

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Great West Casualty Company Fall Safety Seminar - Spokane
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

Great West Casualty Company Fall Safety Seminar - Spokane

In continued partnership with the trucking industry, Great West Casualty Company is proud to present this year's seminar:

Avoiding Today's Detours: Managing Risks on the Road to Success.

Come spend the day with Great West Casualty Company as we discuss ways to incorporate safety into your company's overall plans for success. Don't miss out on the opportunity to participate in our informative breakout sessions, sharing perspectives with your peers on various topics affecting the industry. 

Topics that will be covered in this year's seminar include:

  • Leadership strategies that impact both safety and retention
  • How to use technology to improve safety performance
  • Assessing risk and creating a plan of action to mitigate loss
  • Regulatory update

Seats for this FREE event are limited and fill up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot today!

REGISTER HERE

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Great West Casualty Company Fall Safety Seminar - Seattle
Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Great West Casualty Company Fall Safety Seminar - Seattle

In continued partnership with the trucking industry, Great West Casualty Company is proud to present this year's seminar:

Avoiding Today's Detours: Managing Risks on the Road to Success.

Come spend the day with Great West Casualty Company as we discuss ways to incorporate safety into your company's overall plans for success. Don't miss out on the opportunity to participate in our informative breakout sessions, sharing perspectives with your peers on various topics affecting the industry. 

Topics that will be covered in this year's seminar include:

  • Leadership strategies that impact both safety and retention
  • How to use technology to improve safety performance
  • Assessing risk and creating a plan of action to mitigate loss
  • Regulatory update

Seats for this FREE event are limited and fill up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot today!

 

REGISTER HERE

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Joint WTA/OTA Trucking Security Summit
Oct
10
8:30 AM08:30

Joint WTA/OTA Trucking Security Summit

Join the Washington Trucking Associations, and the Oregon Trucking Associations for this important day of education on security issues in the trucking industry. 

Topics that will be discussed are:

  • Cargo Security

  • Cybersecurity

  • Employee Safety

  • Terrorism Trends in Trucking

Complete agenda will be available soon.

Fees/Admission:

$129 OTA & WTA Members
$199 Non-Members


Sponsor opportunities available.

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2018 Roger Mauch Scholarship Golf Tournament Sponsored by Pleloton Technology
Sep
21
12:30 PM12:30

2018 Roger Mauch Scholarship Golf Tournament Sponsored by Pleloton Technology

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"Shot Gun" Start at 1:30pm

Great Golf – 18-Hole Best Ball Scramble!  And yes – “Mulligans” available!

Great Food -- Lunch prior to tee-time

Awards Dinner following golf!

Great Prizes -- 1st and 2nd Place Team, LD, and KP awards! Raffle for great items!

Great Camaraderie – Door Prizes!  Great fun for all!

Time: 12:30pm Check- In and Lunch                                        

             1:30pm “Shot-Gun” Start

             6:30pm Social & Dinner

Format:  Four-Person Scramble

(Less than four golfers per Registration will be assigned with others)  

Entry Fee:  Golf, Lunch, & Dinner $150 per person

Foursome Registration: $550

(Includes green fee and cart, range balls, beverages, and meals.)

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Proper Use of Personal Conveyance Webinar Presented by Zonar
Aug
29
1:00 PM13:00

Proper Use of Personal Conveyance Webinar Presented by Zonar

Even with the recent guidance by the FMCSA, there is still a lot of confusion in the industry about the proper use of Personal Conveyance as it relates to electronic logs. Not properly managing Personal Conveyance of drivers can lead to violations and fines as well as possible liability in the case of an accident.

This webinar will review the recent guidance given by the FMCSA as well as cover best practices and policies relating to managing Personal Conveyance of your drivers.

Register now for this informative webinar.

REGISTER HERE

Presented by Zonar

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DSU Truck Expo and Vendor Fair
Apr
25
2:00 PM14:00

DSU Truck Expo and Vendor Fair

Bring a friend to the WTA booth at the DSU Truck Expo held at the Portland Expo Center.  WTA staff will be promoting the benefits of membership and giving away prizes.  Introduce us to your friends who would benefit from membership in the WTA, and help our association grow!

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