March 24 - 27, 2019 | Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas

2019 Schedule

Last updated: December 5, 2018

Sunday, March 24, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NLA Board of Directors Meeting

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

In this first one-of-a-kind panel led by LCT's own accomplished Sara Eastwood-Richardson, four diverse women owners with distinct business achievements and approaches will explain how they succeeded and how you can too. These fearless female operators will inspire you.

Sponsored by BEAU Wine Tours and LMC

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drive laps in your dream car at this BRAND NEW excursion!

Separate fee required

Sponsored by Midwest Transit

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Coming to a show for the first time can be daunting. This session gives you one-on-one time with the LCT writing team, show organizers, and the NLA Education Committee. 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, Must Be a First Time Attendee

Presenter - Sara Eastwood-Richardson, LCT Magazine

2:15 PM - 4:15 PM

While there is more than one way to run your business, Bill Faeth provides the tools to make it possible to run your business from an entirely new perspective. No formal training is required, just passion and commitment to understand your business and drive it forward.

4:30 PM - 6:30 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. 

Separate Fee Required

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The NLA will be hosting a fundraiser benefiting the Harold Berkman Memorial Fund, the NLA's philanthropic arm.

Separate Sign Up & Fee Required

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Must be a member of LCTConnect to join.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

More information to come

Invite only

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

More information to come

Invite only

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

More information to come

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

More information to come

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sponsored By: Prevost

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Keynote Speaker: Jon Taffer, TV Personality

Exclusive Keynote Sponsor

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

More information to come

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

More information to come

Separate fee required

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

8:45 AM - 9:50 AM

Join us as we look into a year of 20 Group meetings and discuss the key issues that operators are facing and actions that are being taken to address them. Sales and gross margin, expense categories, utilization, and more will be covered in our trend analysis. You will learn how to compare your own numbers to trends as well as discover the habits of high performing operators.

Presenters: Mike Haggerty, Tom Holden, Jim McCann

8:45 AM - 9:50 AM

What are your goals with your operation? Are you in for the long haul and planning a family succession? Or are the industry consolidators your next best friends? Your financial statements tell a story. Whether you plan to build your business and need capital infusion or you plan to sell as soon as possible, you need to tell the optimal story with your financial statements. A banker, a buyer, and a succession planner will each read your story differently. Learn what to focus on in your financial reporting in order to meet your personal goals.

Presenters: Anne Daniells and Brian Daniells

10:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Whether you are expanding into motorcoaches or you are operating a 9 + passenger vehicle, you need to join us for this engaging session as we dive deeply into the essentials of DOT compliance with the agency’s top compliance expert.

Presenter: Loretta Bitner

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Software can be utilized in many aspects of your business. From reservations to dispatch to maintenance, it is key to find the technology that works for you. Attend this session to explore the many options available for all of your software needs.

Presenters: Ken Carter, Derek Maxwell, Rick Versace Jr.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

This interactive session will explore scheduling and cross training your employees to handle large scale events and business in multiple locations. We will also touch on strategies to maximize staff utilization during peak and off-peak seasons. These successful operators will provide knowledge to help you establish best practices and policies to leverage your employees’ talents and increase your bottom line.

Presenters: Laura Canady, Vince Schneider, Mike Muhsin

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lunch recpetion on show floor from 12pm-1pm

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

More information to come

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Innovations Theater

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sponsored by

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

More information to come

5:00 PM - 6:00 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 session will provide you with a chance to meet with other young operators to share your concerns, ideas, and ambitions. No invitation required! Be sure to bring lots of business cards to pass out to other attendees and to the hosts, so they can keep you informed of upcoming Fast 40 events.

Member Only

Lexi Tucker, LCT Magazine

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

NEW! Held in the LIGHT Nightclub

Sponsored by: Ford

Separate fee required

LIGHT Nightclub

9:30 PM - 12:30 AM

Hosted by the exhibitors

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Join us for an eye-opening look at business, the economy, the speed of change, and their effect on the hospitality industry with MGM’s Chief Sales Officer, Michael Dominguez.

Learn how supply and demand are driving the hospitality market today as well as how forecasting increases honesty and communication between companies and clients.

Experience Mr. Dominguez’ ability to “connect the dots” as he reveals how economic trends will impact our industry in the future and how leveraging data can lead to more relevant experiences for clients.

Presenter: Michael Dominguez, MGM

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Continental breakfast from 10am-11am

Sponsored by Titus

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Join the Executive Director of the Motorcoach Marketing Council for tools and resources to revamp your marketing efforts and enhance your motorcoach presence.

Presenter: Christian Riddel

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Time to think outside of the box! There are many creative opportunities within the industry that can increase your bottom line, from upscale cookie deliveries to working with Non-Profits in exchange for advertising to creating shuttle service opportunities; these operators have built revenue through unique connections, pricing strategies, and services. Attend this session to see what new revenue streams you can add to your company's portfolio.

Presenters: Charlie Grimm, Stacy Glazier, Sam Rubin

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

Having motor coaches opens new revenue streams and business verticals that are not possible in smaller vehicles. Attend this informative session to learn how to increase your sales, customer loyalty, credibility, and company value by adding buses to your portfolio of services.

Presenters: Alan Candeub, Kathy Kahne, Eric Devlin

3:30 PM - 4:20 PM

In today’s environment, the most successful operators are committed to a standard of excellence when it comes to customer service. This panel will provide insight on what it takes to provide quality care and give your clients a five-star experience.

Presenters: Alex Darbahani, KLS, Robert Rodriguez, 1st Class Destination, Nathan Pippet, B Line

Thursday, March 28, 2019

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the fifth annual Limo Patriot Ride to benefit Semper Fi Fund. 
Click here for details and to register. 

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Testimonials

“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

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

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

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

“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

“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

"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

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

“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

“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

“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

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

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

“The knowledge gained from the show builds confidence.”

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

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

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

“Everything & Everybody all in one place!”

-Julie Hatter, LA Bella Chauffeurs, Inglewood, 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

“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

“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

"A great show to attend!"

-Hillary Louarti, Diamond Transportation, Tucson, AZ

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

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

“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

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

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

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

“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

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

Pearl Palko

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

-Pearl Palko, Paramount Limousine Services, Calgary, Alberta

“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

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

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

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

“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

“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

“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

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

"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

“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

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.

"Excellent, well-organized show."

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

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

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

“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

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

"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

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

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

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