February 16-19, 2020 | Venetian Resort, Las Vegas

2020 Schedule

Last updated: November 26, 2019

Sunday, February 16, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration Open

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Digital Marketing is essential to just about any business today, offering advantages in cost, speed, metrics, audience, and ROI. Our digital summit will consist of 15-minute talks on the most critical elements of your digital marketing plan, presented by experts in their fields. Learn about branding, design, public relations in the digital space, video, and social media. You’ll also learn about opportunities to micro-target corporate accounts with advanced marketing techniques.

Presented by: Stephanie Carnes, The LMC Groups; Kristen Carroll, The LMC Groups; Aleja Seabron, The LMC Groups


RSVP Required 

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Come hear what is happening in various segments of ground transportation throughout the world and learn how you can expand your business through new opportunities.

Moderator: Sarah Gazi, Global Ground Transportation Institute

Panelists: Chuck Covington, People's Transit; Robert Gaskill, MOTEV; Kevin Hernandez, Ace Parking; Sasa Krstic, Limos4; Mike McDonal, Saucon Technologies; Adam Parken, Blacklane

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Registration Happy Hour

Monday, February 17, 2020

8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Coming to a show for the first time can be daunting. This morning reception gives you one-on-one time with the LCT writing team and show organizers. We will give you an inside look at the schedule and show highlights. Get to know us as we get to know you. Think of us as your personal tour guides for the show.


RSVP Required

9:50 AM - 11:30 PM

Featuring an organized time structure that will allow you to practice and perfect your “elevator pitch” for gaining affiliate work, join us for one-on-one speed-networking. After this session, you will come away with actual referrals that will help build affiliate connections. This is the best time you will ever spend with a group of people who are also looking to propel their operations into the next level of success.

Facilitator: Jim Luff, LCT Magazine


Additional Fee Required

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

We are excited to continue our tradition of celebrating and bringing together the strong women of this industry. We have so many networking events giving you the opportunity to meet one another as well as a special event just for YOU to discuss what we can do as women to cross barriers and be successful in business. 


RSVP Required

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Masked in mystery, our “NEW" Majority Masquerade Mixer will be nothing short of magical. Come and connect with members of our industry who have diverse, racial, ethnic, gender and religious backgrounds, who are passionate about establishing an authentic inclusive community within our industry. We will share ideas, business strategies, issues and success stories; with hopes of encouraging, uplifting and providing support for each other in an environment where we can embrace our differences in order to accentuate our similarities.


RSVP Required

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

International operators who have traveled to the U.S. for the 2020 International LCT Show and U.S. operators alike are invited to attend this informal get-together to meet face-to-face in our BRAND-NEW International Promenade. This is an around-the-world networking opportunity that can boost your farm-in and farm-out affiliate business. Be sure to bring plenty of business cards!

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

One of the most anticipated traditions at the International LCT Show, the State of the Industry brings operators up to date on the latest stats and market figures for the limousine, charter and tour industries. Learn what’s on the horizon and renew your passion for your business at this kick-off event. But first, we will find out all about the new community that is uniting all segments of ground transportation, the Global Ground Transportation Institute.

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Sponsored by the exhibitors

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

8:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Gone are the days when the customer experience began with a step into a car, ushering them to one of the biggest days of their lives or perhaps just assisting them through their busy lives. In 2020, the customer experience is more closely related to your sales and marketing efforts than ever. What does this mean for a service provider? How can you enhance this end to end experience to ensure every interaction with your company is a luxury? Come to this session to find out the secrets that will set you apart from the rest!

Speakers: Kristen Carroll, The LMC Groups; Stephanie Carnes, The LMC Groups

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Come hear past LCT Operator of the Year Winners share their unique and creative ways of running superior operations and maximizing their ROI. Winners of all sizes will share their top leadership tips and insider expertise, but be warned, this information is CLASSIFIED — except for you.

Moderator: Martin Romjue, LCT Magazine

Speakers: Maurice Brewster, Mosaic Global Transportation; Reza Choudhury, Reliance Worldwide/HYRYDE; JR Garza, Diamond Limousine & Sedan

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Do you have what you consider a "slow season"? Attend this session to learn how to turn "slow" into "grow". We will discuss sales incentives, untapped markets, and opportunities for growth and expansion. 

Speaker: Jim Luff, LCT Magazine

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Deciding to invest in an acquisition or to sell the company you grew from the bottom up can prompt a lot of questions. Is the timing right? How much is it worth? Can I trust the buyer or the seller? What will my ongoing role be? What will happen to my employees? How will I finance this purchase? Whether you are looking to grow or cashing in on the fruits of your labor, you’ll get your questions answered by two industry professionals who have managed dozens of mergers and acquisitions.

Speakers: Kristen Carroll, The LMC Groups; Dave Verno, The LMC Groups

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open for Appointments Only

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Coffee Lounge

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Flawless Execution enables individuals to connect strategy to execution, reduce task saturation and stay focused on key strategic initiatives in order to reach and exceed monthly, quarterly and yearly goals. Afterburner is a group of former elite military professionals turned business consultants and speakers that relate their experiences and stories to your business challenges. Afterburner has partnered with 80% of the Fortune 100 Companies in order to inspire and accelerate individual, team and organizational performance.

Presenter: Otis “Hoop” Hooper, Afterburner Executive Consultant, C-40 VIP Pilot & KC-135R Pilot, USAF

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

NEW! Activites & Attractions in the Hall

  • Lunch (1:00pm - 2:00pm)
  • Tech Talks (2:00pm - 4:00pm): Located in Innovations Theater
  • "The Garage": Interactive Maintenance Education
  • International Promenade
  • Center Lounge: Congregate & network
  • LCT Cafe: Nourishment to keep you learning and connecting
  • The VIP "Closing Room" Lounge: Invite only/exhibitor exclusive

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Innovations Theater located in the Exhibit Hall

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you an operator under 40 years old who is looking to discuss the future of the luxury ground transportation industry with peers of a similar age? This reception will provide you with a chance to meet with other young operators to share your concerns, ideas, and ambitions. Be sure to bring lots of business cards to pass out to other attendees.


RSVP Required

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us as we honor the 2020 LCT Association Award of Excellence, Motorcoach Operator of the Year, Global Operator of the Year, and LCT Operators of the Year in four fleet-size categories. The evening includes a cocktail reception and awards presentation.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

This fast-paced session will be jam-packed with customer service policies that you should be implementing in your business daily. This panel will be throwing out a policy almost every minute of the session! Grab your coffee and come prepared to be bombarded with excellent take-aways!

Moderator: Robert Gaskill, MOTEV

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

This important session will focus on what lenders are looking for in your financial records and how your CPA can help. Learn what makes up a good loan request package and how to keep it updated. We will explore all you need to know to secure financing for business growth.

Moderator: Peter Shelbo, BUSBooks, LLC

Panelists: Tracy Fickett, BUSBooks LLC

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

This session will dive into how to overcome the potential challenges of providing service to your clients around the world, such as currency, language, security, time zones, and much more. If you are doing international business, you will not want to miss this session.

Speakers: Neil Davies, Secure Ground Transportation; Gary Fraser, Secure Ground Transportation

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Open for Appointments Only

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Finding new markets or new revenue streams can be challenging. The good news is that governments and government agencies, as well as private industry, are looking for you and your company to meet the needs that they have. Competing for government contracts and RFPs can unlock new opportunities for your business to grow. Our speakers have vast experience collaborating on proposals and contracts for their own company as well as many for their clients with an impressive success rate. In this session you will learn how to find these contracts and RFPs, how to give yourself a leg up over the competition, and how to build on your past successes.

Speakers: Stephanie Carnes, The LMC Groups; Kristen Carroll, The LMC Groups

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

NEW! Activities & Attractions in the Hall

  • Lunch (12:00pm - 1:00pm)
  • "The Garage": Interactive Maintenance Education 
  • International Promenade
  • Center Lounge: Congregate & network
  • LCT Cafe: Nourishment to keep you learning and connecting
  • The VIP "Closing Room" Lounge: Invite only/exhibitor exclusive
  • Bus Clinic - "Under the Hood"

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:05 PM - 3:00 PM

General Session

Contact Us:

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Testimonials

"I had a great first time experience and look forward to connecting with all of my new friends in the industry. Thank you, LCT!"

-Brian Klimaski, JED Transportation

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-Jimmy Swinton, Basic Black Limo, LLC, Charleston, SC

George Jacobs

"Fabulous show! We bought a bunch of vehicles, met new people, enhanced existing relationships, learned a ton, and enjoyed the social aspects."

-George Jacobs, Windy City Limousine and Bus, Chicago, Illinois

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-Stan Ismail, Corporate Car, Worldwide Washington, D.C.

Myles Flood

"Another fantastic show from the LCT team, it makes the 11 hour flight from Ireland worth it."

-Myles Flood, LFL Worldwide Chauffeur Services, Dublin, Ireland

“The beating heart of the limo industry, perfect for meeting with current and future customers.”

-Jon Smith, Marketing Director, Autocab, Staten Island, NY

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-Woldemar Mühlenkamp, Global Mobility, Deutschland, Frankfurt, Germany

J.R. Garza

"The ILCT Show always delivers. I always walk away with knowledge that is useful in our day to day operation."

-J.R. Garza, Diamond Limousine & Sedan

"We are extremely happy with our show experience. It surpassed our expectations."

-Neil Davies OBE, Secure Ground Transportation Ltd

“The LCT Show is a great way to network with other limo operators and learn from everyone. The sessions were fantastic this year, especially the round tables."

-Scott Archer, D & D Executive Transportation, Garden City, MI

"Made a lot of contacts with all levels of the limo business and I was very pleased with the level of interest in our products."

-Steve Snowden, Automotion Shades

“This was a great show! I always look forward to seeing all the people we work with all year long to re-establish relationships and build new ones! What's happening in the industry and how it’s changing, these shows help keep us all informed.”

-David DiDomenico, Showtime Transportation of Tampa Inc., Tampa, FL

“This Year's International LCT Show was excellent! It was very well attended with many new faces along with the regulars! The Exhibit Floor was packed & the networking events were great.”

-Steve Edelmann, Director of Sales, ROYALE, Haverhill, MA

Peter Nenezich

"As always a great place to learn and meet new people for business. It cost money but you get it back with new customers."

-Peter Nenezich, Cloud 9 Limousine, Inc., Honolulu Hawaii

Patrick A Helvey

“Every operator should attend. For networking, to keep up with the changes in the industry, to learn how to grow your business in the right way, it's just part of our industry!”

-Patrick A Helvey, Executive Town Car & Limousine Service, Inc.

Pearl Palko

“Overall I enjoyed the show this year. Some really great educational sessions were offered."

-Pearl Palko, Paramount Limousine Services, Calgary, Alberta

"Glad we were able to exhibit at the show. It was a good year and good crowds. It's good to see old friends and to meet new ones! Count on us for 2020!"

-Bud Thomas, Infinite Innovations

Wendy Kleefisch

“The ILCT Show is the one to attend! This is a non-stop powerhouse of knowledge and networking with the largest industry turnout! This is a must attend show and will not disappoint. Thank you LCT for all the education and new affiliate connections.”

-Wendy Kleefisch, Brevard Executive Transportation, Melbourne, FL

“I have met so many companies from around the world and exchanged information with some folks who can change my business for years to come. Plus, I learned a lot about the industry.”

-Jember Ameha, Memphis Town Car Service, Memphis, TN

Nick Boccio

"As a first timer to the ILCT Show I really got to see what the industry is all about. My family has been in the business for over 50 years and now I see that maintaining relationships is critical for success in the Limousine industry.”

-Nick Boccio, Buffalo Limousine, Buffalo, NY

“Everything & Everybody all in one place!”

-Julie Hatter, LA Bella Chauffeurs, Inglewood, CA

“The LCT Show exceeds my expectation each year. You cannot put a true value on it. It is a must attend.”

-Douglas Rydbom, Premiere 1 Limousine, Middletown, PA

Barry Gross

“ILCT is a "must-attend" event, and this year certainly measured up.Strong educational content meets excellent networking meets first rate socializing.”

-Barry Gross, Reston Limousine, Sterling, VA

"As a first timer, I left with tons of knowledge and understanding of our industry! You can't put a price on the face to face networking! If you are a 50 car company or a 5 car company, this show is a must!"

-Adilson Pereira, AP Luxury Limousines Inc., East Elmhurst, New York

"We were thrilled to see so many international companies attend."

-Amir Zafar, GRiDD Technologies

David E. Smith

“The International LCT Show continues to tailor its topics, educational sessions and networking venues to the most relevant aspects in our dynamic industry.”

-David E. Smith, A Courtesy Limousine, LLC

Robert Xavier

“17 Years in the transportation Industry and I'm always interested in improving my operation. The educational seminars have proven to be critical to staff development, as well as operational efficiency, and even growing our overall sales.”

-Robert Xavier, Legend Limousines, Inc., Long Island, NY

“The LCT show provides a great opportunity for manufacturers to reach new clients in the industry as well as networking with other builders. It should be attended by anyone who is interested in staying competitive and successful in today's market.”

-Alexa Sacco, Owner/Officer, LGE Coachworks Inc., North East, PA

“Even though we had been NLA members for nine years, this was our first show. The education we received will provide enough cost savings to offset the expenses of the show for next year.”

-Jeni Bokhari, Metro Livery, Nashville, TN

Arthur Messina

“Create-A-Card, Inc. and Driving Results were extremely happy to display at the show and had the opportunity to visit with the BEST the industry has to offer. LCT hit a Grand Slam this year! “

-Arthur Messina, Founder-President, Create-A-Card - Driving Result, St. James, New York

Edison Kahakauwila

“The one major event of the year that I look forward to! This is where international operators gather as a new and increasingly larger player in the chauffeured transportation market."

-Edison Kahakauwila , L.A. Limousines & Transportation Services, Victoria, BC

“I met so many first timers and there were so many more female owner/operators this year. It looked like so many people enjoyed the show.”

-Ronald Hoel, Encore Limousine Service, Seattle, WA

“It has really been a pleasure meeting friends and gaining new affiliate business. Being at LCT for the fourth time has meant a lot for me because it is a unique occasion once a year to meet colleagues from all around the world."

-Walter Carniato, Clab Service Ltd, Gallarate, Italy

Robson Maciel

“This was my 5th year of attendance at the show and it seems like it was my first. Every show brings new solutions and much more networking."

-Robson Maciel, CS, São Paulo, Brazil

Ilian Ivanov

"Great show and great experience! Everyone in this business must be part of the LCT Show in Las Vegas! Making us united and strong!"

-Ilian Ivanov, Limo Web Chicago

Brian Sheely

"I have been attending LCT shows since first starting my business 5 years ago. I have no doubt that the information learned and contacts made at the show have had had a great positive impact on my operation and growth."

-Brian Sheely, Epic Limo Inc., Valparaiso, IN

“The ILCT show delivers every opportunity to network, get education and see new products. It’s a great industry event and each year LCT out does the previous year!”

-Dave Shaw, Olympus Limo, New Port Richey, FL

Julie Harvey

“Being a new owner and new to the business, I was overwhelmed with the generosity of other attendees that were eager to be there for me as a mentor, and/ or a new affiliate. The support they offered was priceless.”

-Julie Harvey, Mountain Limo, Telluride, Telluride, CO

“It was the first time I attended the event and I'm sure to come back next year! First of all, thank you for the wonderful organization and to have the opportunity to meet many people with whom I can share experiences and exchange ideas."

- Franco Gaspari, Blitz Exclusive SRL, Venice, Italy

“My first ILCT show was a great experience. The sessions were really good and filled with so much great information. It was very interesting meeting and sharing great ideas with other operators.”

-Ofir Karo, Crown Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV