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

2020 Schedule

Last updated: November 15, 2019

Sunday, February 16, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration Open

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Presented by: 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

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.

Facilitated by: 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; and 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 from the OOY Classes of 2018 and 2019 will share their top leadership tips and insider expertise, but be warned, this information is CLASSIFIED — except for you.

Moderator: Martin Romjue, LCT Magazine

 

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

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 & Competition
  • 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: 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.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open for Appointments Only

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

General Session

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NEW! Activities & Attractions in the Hall

  • Lunch (12:30pm - 1:30pm)
  • "The Garage": Interactive Maintenance Education & Competition
  • 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"
  • "The Garage" Contest Awards (3:00pm)

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

Contact Us:

(800) 576-8788

Testimonials

“As a London operator, this is a highly recommend event. It’s a great opportunity to learn, even when you think you know it all, and most attendees are friendly, approachable and ready to talk business. Roll on 2019!”

-Martin Cox, Gerrard Chauffeur Drive, London, England

“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

“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

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

“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

Tracy Salinger

"The Int’l LCT Show 2017 was one of the best...the networking opportunities were amazing, and I was able to meet more international operators."

-Tracy Salinger, Unique Limousine, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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

David E. Smith

“The LCT Show provided education, information, networking with others in the industry and connections to industry suppliers. All of these benefits were packaged in a 4-day focused venue. It is the best value in the industry.”

-David E. Smith, A Courtesy Limousine, LLC, LaGrange, Georgia

"LCT Show is the most important place for our business! Since 2003 I have been to the LCT show and have only missed 2 shows. Especially important for me are the friendly meetings with partners."

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

“2018 International LCT show was really great and not only because it was very well organized but it also gave me the opportunity to learn new strategies to grow my business."

-Joel Pineda, Beau Monde Limousine, Portland, OR

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

“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

Pearl Palko

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

-Pearl Palko, Paramount Limousine Services, Calgary, Alberta

"This was the best LCT show I have ever been too. All of the top and most reputable providers were there and the amount of networking that was taking place was a pleasure to experience and see!"

-Anuj Patel, Pontarelli Companies, Chicago, IL

“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

Neil Davies

“It was our first show and we found it invaluable. It is an excellent investment of time and money. We'll be back.”

-Neil Davies, OBE Secure Ground Transportation, London, England

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

"A great show to attend!"

-Hillary Louarti, Diamond Transportation, Tucson, AZ

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

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

Chris Preudhomme

"The opportunity to break away from the day to day, meet with peers and experts in our industry, recharges the batteries, motivate and inspire, it's invaluable."

-Chris Preudhomme, Bennington Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation, Toronto, Ontario

“It was a great Show and I enjoyed being there. Thank you very much.”

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

“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

Jonathan Dow

“2017 was our first time attending LCT show and we are delighted we did. To be part of a global industry is hugely motivating. To meet potential global affiliates face to face in one place is fantastic."

-Jonathan Dow, Club Class Chauffeurs Ltd, London U.K.

"Great show, great networking, great industry topics."

-Len Nelson, Valley Limo & Coach Inc., Minneapolis-St Paul, Minnesota

“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

“Everything & Everybody all in one place!”

-Julie Hatter, LA Bella Chauffeurs, Inglewood, CA

"Excellent, well-organized show."

-Mark Kini, Boston Chauffeur Inc., Wakefield, MA

“This year’s show was my second and the relationships made were outstanding. Can't wait for the next year.”

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

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

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

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

“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

“This is the best industry show I have ever been to. I hope the LCT show continues to become more popular.”

-Amy Yan, Amy Express, Hong Kong, Shanghai & Beijing, China

International LCT 2017 was a great show! The quality of attendees is unsurpassed!”

-Craig Hall, Fleet Marketing Manager, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI

“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

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

“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

"Our first time at the show and we'd highly recommend it! A great opportunity to learn, network and meet like-minded peers."

-Ken Wilkins, London Prime Chauffeurs, London, United Kingdom

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

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

"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

“The knowledge gained from the show builds confidence.”

-J.R. Garza, Diamond Limousine Sedan Inc., Boise, ID

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

James Fox

“This show was the best ever with no dull moments. Can't wait for 2018 to get here!”

-James Fox, Little Foxes Transportation, Riverside, CA

“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

“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

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