March 11 - 14, 2018//Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas

Schedule

Last updated: January 16, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration Open

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Join charity efforts at the second annual Official Vegas Invitational Scramble at Revere Golf Club. Two putters will be given away for closest to the pin on the par 3's. Tickets are $200 and include club rentals, sleeve of balls, green fees, cart, bottled water and food. 

Separate sign up required. To secure a spot, email [email protected].

12:00 PM - 2:00 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.

Free with RSVP, Space is Limited

Sponsored by

Sara Eastwood-Richardson, LCT Magazine

2:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Representatives from today’s leading software providers will present live demos for their users. If your operation is currently using one of these solutions, this is an excellent opportunity to enhance your expertise, and get insider tips and shortcuts to key features. Take the guesswork out of the equation and get the most out of your investment in these technologies, making more time to increase sales!

  • 2:00pm - 2:50pm: FASTTRAK Cloud Systems
  • 2:00pm - 2:50pm: AsterRIDE
  • 3:00pm - 3:50pm: Ground Widgets

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

By Invitation Only

2:00 PM - 4:00 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 ticket required.

Jim Luff, LCT Magazine and Chosen Payments

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration Happy Hour

8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The NLA will be hosting a fundraiser benefiting the Harold Berkman Memorial Fund, the NLA's philanthropic arm. Taking place at Red Square in Mandalay Bay.

Separate Sign Up Required. Use THIS LINK to register.

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

By Invitation Only

Monday, March 12, 2018

7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

By Invitation Only

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

By Invitation Only

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

By Invitation Only

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Coming to a show for the first time can be daunting. This session and breakfast 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

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Foreign operators who have traveled to the U.S. for the 2018 International LCT Show and U.S. operators alike are invited to attend this informal get-together to meet face-to-face. 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 your business cards!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Limo Anywhere User Group Meeting

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All show attendees are welcome to attend the annual meeting of the National Limousine Association. This is the opportunity to hear a review of NLA accomplishments of the past year and be appraised of the organization’s current goals and plans. The officers and members of the newly-elected 2018 NLA Board of Directors also will be introduced to the audience. 

3:00 PM - 3:30 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 & tour industries. Learn what’s on the horizon and renew your passion for your business at this kick-off event.

Sara Eastwood-Richardson, LCT Magazine

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Join us for a session will show you how a very different kind of corporate culture is a powerful model for achieving success - and how by concentrating on the happiness of those around you, you can dramatically increase your own. You’ll walk away understanding how happiness as a business model equals profits, passion and purpose; how to build company culture; and the process and key elements of building a culture of happiness, positivity and wellbeing that builds a strong brand.

Jenn Lim, Delivering Happiness

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Sneak Preview and Opening Reception

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

By Invitation Only

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Sponsored by the Exhibitors!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

8:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

If you’re a small company looking to manage social media, this session is crucial for you! Learn how to build a social media strategy for the transportation industry. During this session we will provide an overview on: creating a social media strategy, the 70/30 rule on developing your social media content, creating an ad and boosting posts on Facebook, tools you can use to schedule your social media posts for a month at a time, and how to measure your engagement.
Presenter: Andrea Racanelli, The Capacity Group

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

In today’s near-full employment economy, finding and retaining quality employees is a challenge. Complete, clear job descriptions and effective training programs can make the process easier. Our expert speakers will guide you through the process of developing accurate job descriptions and effective training programs for different learning styles. They will also address atypical situations, such as remote employees and those with a flex-time schedule. This hands-on, interactive session will provide you with concrete tools to implement top-notch programs in your own business.
Presenters: Chris Carroll and Christina Davis, LMC Group

9:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Whether you just bought your first bus or have an extensive fleet, operating legally and safely should be your top priority. These panelists will cover Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations, guidelines, and preparing for the inevitable audit.
Presenters: Joe Guinn, Limo & Bus Compliance; Kathy Kahne, Windy City Limousine

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Join us for a collaborative session that is sure to foster idea-sharing and networking with your peers. In this roundtable, you and your tablemates will brainstorm strategies and tactics to grow your business while avoiding common pitfalls.
Moderators: Kyara Kahakauwila, L.A. Limousines; Tracy Salinger-Long, Unique Limousine

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

If the proper measures are not taken, transitioning your reservation software can cause a major setback. Hear our panelists share their personal experiences and what they learned along the way.
Moderator: Richard Kane, International Limousine Service
Panelists: Jay Erlich, Europe Limousine; Peter Turner, Havering Carriages; Rick Versace, A1A Limousine

10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Do you know what it REALLY costs to own a bus? This session will explore the expected costs and uncover the hidden expenses from insurance to maintenance e and everything in between.
Presenters: Jason Kaplan, The Driver Provider; George Rains, ZBest Worldwide; Jorge Sanchez, Hermes

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Reception in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 PM - 3:55 PM

In the Innovations Theater, you'll witness product demos, new product launches or technologies in action, participate in focus groups, or catch an educational seminar by an industry supplier or network.

  • 2:00pm - 2:55pm: PAX Certified Training 

Apply to present!

Sponsored by

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hosted Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall

5:00 PM - 5:55 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.

Lexi Tucker, LCT Magazine

5:10 PM - 6:20 PM

Are you prepared? No one wants to think about it, but disaster can strike anyone at any time. Our panelists have recently experienced major disruption due to various natural disasters and will share their insight and why having a plan is so critical.

Moderator: Gary Buffo, Pure Luxury Transportatio
Panelists: Matt Assolin, Nikko’s Worldwide Chauffeured Services; Thomas Buck, Beau Wine Tours & Limousine Service; Diane Forgy, Overland Chauffeured Services; Roberto Rodriguez, First Class Destination Solutions

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us as we honor the 2018 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. Your ticket includes cocktail reception, awards presentation, food, beverages and entertainment.

Separate Ticket Required

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Hospitality Parties

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Registration Open

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

After attending this session, you will walk away with culture-driven competitive strategies that make a difference; the core tenets of creating a WOW customer experience; positivity and science of happiness strategies to build on; experience of the culture and values you need to drive results; and the enthusiasm for creating a new approach using proven practices.

Shereen Eltobgy, Delivering Happiness

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sponsored by

11:30 AM - 2:25 PM

In the Innovations Theater, you'll witness product demos, new product launches or technologies in action, participate in focus groups, or catch an educational seminar by an industry supplier or network.

Apply to present!

Sponsored by

2:40 PM - 3:50 PM

It’s all about relationships. Understanding the best way to start and maintain client outreach is vital to your company’s success. These panelists will teach you effective client communication and how to toe the line between too much and not enough. 
Presenters: Eric Devlin, Premier Transportation; Tami Saccoccio, Commonwealth Worldwide Chauffeured Transportation; Joe Ironi, Global Alliance Worldwide Chauffeured Services

2:40 PM - 3:50 PM

Every market has a unique culture. The opportunities are there – it’s up to you to find and cultivate them. Our speakers will show you where to look and how to capitalize on local events, attractions, and create one-of-a-kind seasonal experiences.
Presenters: Hillary Louarti, Diamond Transportation; John Olinger, All Occasion Transportation, Inc.; John Oulton, Richmond Limousine
 

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Close out the show with this fast-paced session that will deliver practical ideas to immediately implement into your business. This “can’t-miss” session will cover sales and marketing topics for businesses of all sizes. Don’t blink or you might miss a top-notch takeaway!

Michael Barreto, Eagle Chauffeured Services; Michael Campbell, Grace Limousine; Kelly Alderete, The Driver Provider

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Testimonials

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

“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

"Excellent, well-organized show."

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

“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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

"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 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

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

"A great show to attend!"

-Hillary Louarti, Diamond Transportation, Tucson, AZ

"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

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

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

J.R. Garza

"Great show I always walk away with golden nuggets that I apply and grow my business."

-J.R. Garza, Diamond Limousine & Sedan, Boise, Idaho

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

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

"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

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

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

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