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2018 LMTA Events

Truck Driving Championships.  The LMTA Truck Driving Championships is an annual event in which member company truck drivers with outstanding driving records compete in nine classes of competition to represent Louisiana on the National Level.  The nine classes include:  Straight Truck, Step-Van, 3-Axle Van, 4-Axle Van, 5-Axle Van, 5-Axle Tank, 5-Axle Flatbed, 5-Axle Sleeper and Twin Trailers.  Competition consists of a written test, pre-trip inspection and obstacle course.  Trophies are awarded to the first, second and third place winners in each category.  Winners at the state level are honored at the Annual Safety Banquet following the competition.  Also awarded are a Mechanics Award, Rookie of the Year, Team Award and overall Grand Champion.  This event is held in Baton Rouge.  First place winners in each class go on to represent Louisiana in the National Truck Driving Championships.

2018 LMTA Truck Driving Championships

March 23-24, 2018

Renaissance & Blue Bayou Waterpark

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Seafood Gala.  The LMTA Seafood Gala is one of the best events hosted by the association.  To be held this year at The Sugar Mill in New Orleans, this great networking event is attended by over 800 industry representatives from around the state and beyond.  Guests enjoy boiled crawfish, fried fish and jambalaya.  Music is provided and dancing is the order of the evening.  Tickets are required and seating is pre-assigned.

2018 Advance Ticket Reservation Form

2018 Online Ticket Purchase & Payment

2018 LMTA Seafood Gala

April 21, 2018

The Sugar Mill

The Royal Sonesta Hotel * Hyatt French Quarter

New Orleans, Louisiana

Click here for photos from the 2017 Seafood Gala:  http://www.johnballance.net/seafoodgala#h88e6e87a

Annual Convention.  The LMTA Annual Convention is held each year in late summer.  This is a great opportunity to hear speakers discuss current issues of interest to the industry and to meet with some of our industry’s regulators.  Entertaining speakers, a welcome reception and golf tournament add lots of networking opportunities.  In addition to daily General Business Sessions, other meetings include the LMTA Board of Directors and TransPac Membership.  In the past several years, our annual convention has been held along the gulf coast in Alabama and Florida.

2018 LMTA Annual Convention

August 2-4, 2018

Pensacola Beach Hilton 

Pensacola Beach, Florida

Fall Transportation Conference.  The LMTA Fall Transportation Conference is held each year in the fall.  The Conference concentrates on the business of the industry.  Speakers are invited to address current industry issues.  Regularly included the in conference agenda are representatives from each agency that affects trucking and/or general business.  Recently added is the Conference Expo where allied members set up booths and our registered guests have an opportunity to visit with each of them.  In addition to daily General Business Sessions, other meetings include the LMTA Board of Directors, Leadership Council, Louisiana Household Goods Carriers and the Louisiana Towing & Recovery Association (LATRA).

2018 LMTA Fall Transportation

October 9-10, 2018

Hilton Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana Motor Transport Association, Inc.
4838 Bennington Avenue | P.O. Box 80278 | Baton Rouge, LA 70898
Phone: 225-928-5682 | Fax: 225-928-0500