NAFA's Pacific Southwest Chapter will hold its annual meeting at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. The luncheon meeting, held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, features presentations by OEM representatives who will provide a brief overview of their latest models and advancements in vehicle technology, as well as plans for new products. After the presentations, attendees will be free to tour the floors of the Auto Show on their own.
Meeting registration is scheduled 10:30 am to 11:30 am, followed by lunch from noon to 1:30 pm. Admission is $50 per person and includes a ticket to the Auto Show. Walk-ins are welcome; however, Auto Show tickets and meals may not be available to walk-ins based on commitments made in advance with the convention center.
Attendees should park in the West Hall Parking off 11th Street, between Figueroa and Cherry Street. Parking is $12. The LA Auto Show ticket may be picked up between 10:30 am and 11:30 am at the West Hall Entrance Information Desk located to the left of the main ticket booths. Attendees arriving after 11:30 am must purchase an Auto Show ticket to proceed up the escalators. Due to security protocol, the Los Angeles Convention Center will not allow anyone up to the meeting rooms without an Auto Show ticket. Once you have your ticket, attendees should proceed up the escalators to Meeting Room 511. The NAFA registration table will be outside Meeting Room 511 with representatives to process your payment to attend the lunch meeting.
The Los Angeles Auto Show (laautoshow.com) features more than 30 world and North American product debuts, including the U.S. production version of Chevrolet's fuel-efficient Cruze sedan. It is an OICA sanctioned international exhibition that is also endorsed by the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association. This year's event runs from December 4-13, 2009.
NAFA's Pacific Southwest Chapter encompasses Southern California from San Louis Obispo and south to the border of Mexico, the State of Hawaii, and the Las Vegas, Nevada area. Membership consists of professionals from all aspects of fleet management including municipalities, corporate, State Police, manufacturers, remarketer's, lessor's, etc.
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA Fleet Management Association (nafa.org) is a not-for-profit, individual membership professional society serving the needs of members who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location or fleet composition. NAFA's Full and Associate Members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance and repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 3.5 million vehicles including in excess of 1.1 million trucks of which 350 thousand are medium- and heavy-duty trucks.