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GFX Provides Targeted Fleet Information

The 2012 Government Fleet Expo and Conference (GFX) is designed with the public fleet manager in mind. Learn, network, compare, and take home valuable information to improve your fleet.

May 2012, Government Fleet - Feature

by Staff

Pictured is a view of the Denver skyline from City Park, with the Rocky Mountains in the background.
Pictured is a view of the Denver skyline from City Park, with the Rocky Mountains in the background.

The 2012 Government Fleet Expo and Conference (GFX) is the public fleet manager’s conference. Fleet managers can discuss their concerns and solutions, discover innovative products targeted to their specific needs, learn about methods that work, and network with peers. The conference this year includes keynote speeches by John Amatt, mountain climber and explorer, and Bob Stanton, director of fleet management at Hillsborough County, Fla. In addition, 15 educational, targeted sessions are designed to help fleet managers excel at their jobs.

“I came back with a very important message — as fleet managers, we need to protect our most important asset, that being our employees. We all think we’re doing things the correct way until you look and listen to others around us. We all have our challenges and the opportunities to change our destinies. The 10 Fleet Game Changers [session] was right on track, as all the sessions were on target with what’s happening in our world,” Gary Lentsch, fleet manager of the Eugene Water & Electric Board in Oregon said of the 2011 GFX.

Full conference pass attendees will receive a take-home flash drive with valuable tools they can implement in their operations, such as business plans, bid and job specs, manuals, and requests for proposal (RFPs).

The 2012 conference features the first-ever technician track, providing a professional development opportunity for local technicians. Training professionals will teach separate one-day classes on vehicle electrical components and hydraulic systems. Technicians can take one or both classes, attend general sessions, and walk the show floor.

A break from day-to-day duties allows fleet managers to step back and see the big picture. Find out what’s new and upcoming at this targeted conference designed with the the public fleet manager in mind. 

GFX will take place June 18-20 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Visit www.governmentfleetexpo.com for more information.



5 Things to do Around Denver

Off the conference floor, attendees can explore the sights of Denver.

  1. Take a half-hours tour of the U.S. Mint — See how the Mint makes money. Make a reservation at www.usmint.gov/mint_tours.
  2. Visit the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall — Stroll through the mile-long tree-lined promenade.
    The 16th Street Pedestrian Mall runs through the center of downtown Denver and is lined with cafes, shops, offices, and restaurants.
    The 16th Street Pedestrian Mall runs through the center of downtown Denver and is lined with cafes, shops, offices, and restaurants.
  3. Walk to the LoDo (Lower Downtown) Historic District — See turn-of-the-century warehouses turned brewpubs, sports bars, restaurants, and cafes.
  4. Visit the Forney Museum of Transportation — Exhibits include antique automobiles and other forms of transportation.
  5. Explore the Rockies — Head to the mountains for hiking, rafting, fishing, climbing, or relaxing.

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