Sponsorships and Exhibit Space at Women In Trucking Event Help Companies to Show Support for Gender Diversity

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The Women In Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT) announced today that sponsorships and exhibit space are now available for the organization’s second annual Accelerate! Conference & Expo being held Nov. 7-9, 2016 in Dallas.

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The industry is clearly interested in generating dialogue and action around the importance of gender diversity in transportation and logistics, and the Women In Trucking Association is proud to provide a forum for doing so.

The event is designed to support WIT’s mission: encouraging the employment of women in the trucking industry, promoting their accomplishments and minimizing the obstacles they face. It will feature educational sessions, executive insights, best practices, and a comprehensive expo focused on creating a positive environment for women employed in the transportation industry.

This year’s event will build on the success of the inaugural 2015 Accelerate! Conference & Expo which drew more than 350 attendees, ranging from trucking companies and 3PLs to manufacturers, retailers, truck driving schools, and financial, insurance, health and fitness services. WIT plans to double the size of the expo this year to give more companies the opportunity to show support for the employment and advancement of women who work in transportation careers, as well as to showcase their products and services.

“The industry is clearly interested in generating dialogue and action around the importance of gender diversity in transportation and logistics, and the Women In Trucking Association is proud to provide a forum for doing so,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO. “The sooner everyone can recognize and leverage the unique skills and talents that women bring to the table at all levels of the organization, the greater the value we can provide for the industry.”

WIT offers three levels of sponsorship packages which include a blend of online branding, print marketing, and on-site visibility. Exhibit space is also available. More details and the event prospectus are available at http://www.womenintrucking.org/exhibit-sponsor.

For more information on the 2016 WIT Accelerate! Conference & Expo, visit the website at http://www.womenintrucking.org/conference-expo or contact Carleen Herndon at 615/696-1870 or carleen(at)mindshare.bz.

The 2016 Accelerate! Conference & Expo logo is available online:

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About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 16 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance, Great Dane Trailers, J.B. Hunt Transport, Ryder System, Inc., U.S. Xpress, and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit http://www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.

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