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Contact: Donald Dunphy
NAFA Fleet Management Association
Leadership Expert Doug Keeley Named as Keynote Speaker at NAFA’s 2017 Institute & Expo
(JANUARY 10, 2017 — PRINCETON, NJ) –For 60 years, NAFA has understood that leadership is integral to every organization’s success and is a necessary skill for all professionals to master. With this necessity in mind, NAFA proudly announces that Doug Keeley, CEO and Chief Storyteller of The Mark of a Leader, will be the Keynote Speaker for the Association’s annual conference, the 2017 Institute & Expo, April 25-28 in Tampa, Florida.
Recognized as one of North America’s most successful communicators, Keeley will bring his insight and the principles of Five Level Leadership, a core principle of the Mark of a Leader program to attendees in an engaging presentation. His program has impacted companies like ADP, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Disney, Frito-Lay, General Mills, HP, Microsoft, Pepsi-QTG, RBC, Scotiabank, Starbucks, TD Bank, Universal Studios, Xerox, and many other corporations, associations, and schools.
“Doug Keeley will inspire and educate I&E attendees, and he is the perfect speaker to kick off the 2017 conference during NAFA’s diamond anniversary,” said NAFA’s Chief Executive Officer, Phillip E. Russo, CAE. “We are excited to announce that Doug will be the master of ceremonies at our annual Fleet Excellence Awards, introducing the fleet professionals who stood out for their exceptional leadership in 2016.”
NAFA’s Institute & Expo attracts thousands of fleet professionals from throughout the world for four days of cutting-edge education, effective networking, and motivation to bring back to the office.
Also in Tampa in 2017, NAFA’s International Fleet Academy (IFA) returns as a pre-conference, one-day event on April 24 focusing on the unique aspects of the global fleet management sector. Joining the IFA this year are two other pre-conference sessions: The Sustainable Fleet Pre-con, which educates fleet professionals in proven methods to help them succeed in their sustainability goals. The other new offering is the Law Enforcement New Product Showcase and OEM Service Concerns session which will provide law enforcement attendees hands-on experience with new equipment, and access to motor vehicle company executives who will share what’s next in the police vehicle technology field.
Each session of NAFA’s 2017 Institute & Expo is developed to strengthen the leader in every attendee. For more information on the conference’s powerful lineup of education and networking potential, visit http://www.nafainstitute.org.
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA is the association for professionals 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 in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.6 million vehicles that drive an estimated 50-billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well in excess of $100-billion each year.
NAFA’s members manage fleets for corporations covering a wide range of manufacturing and service organizations, governments (whether local, state and/or federal), and public service entities (public safety, law enforcement, educational institutions, utilities, etc.); still other members serve financial institutions, insurance companies, non-profit organizations, and the like. For more information, visit http://www.nafa.org.
About NAFA’s Institute & Expo
The 2017 Institute & Expo takes place April 25-28 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. The event program, created by fleet managers for fleet managers, features fleet training, education, and workshops; and an Expo Floor consisting of more than 200 companies showcasing their products and services. Pre-conference events on April 24, 2017, offer comprehensive insight into the world of global fleet management, sustainability practices, and law enforcement fleet concerns. For more information, visit http://www.nafainstitute.org.
NAFA thanks media partners Canadian Automotive Fleet, Canadian Automotive Review, Charged Electric Vehicles, Field Technologies, Fleet Management, Fuels & Lubes International, Modern WorkTruck Solutions, The Municipal, Naylor Association Solutions, Utility Fleet Professional, and Utility Products for their continued support of NAFA’s Institute & Expo, the industry’s largest gathering of fleet professionals.