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NMFTA 2024 Summer Meeting

June 2, 2024 @ 9:00 am - June 4, 2024 @ 10:00 pm EDT

Louisville, KY

June 2, 2024 @ 9:00 am June 4, 2024 @ 10:00 pm

Summer Meeting 2024

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About the Event

NMFTA will be hosting three days of meetings and social activities offering many forums for discussion of issues important to the LTL motor carrier industry. Mark your calendars and make plans to attend our upcoming meeting at the Hotel Distil in Louisville, KY from June 2-4, 2024.


About Louisville

Nestled along the scenic Ohio River, Louisville offers a captivating blend of history, culture, and Southern charm. Home to the renowned Kentucky Derby, the city boasts a vibrant horse racing scene. Visitors can explore the rich heritage of bourbon production by touring iconic distilleries or immerse themselves in the city’s thriving arts and dining scene. With its warm hospitality and iconic landmarks like the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, Louisville promises to be a memorable destination.


Hotel Info

Hotel Distil
101 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 785-0185

Click here to make your hotel reservation.

The rate for a king room is $227.00 and a queen/queen room is $239.00 per night plus all applicable taxes. More than two people per room could result in additional fees. Hotel reservations must be made by Monday, May 6, 2024 to receive the group room rate.


Preliminary Schedule of Events

This is a preliminary schedule. A more detailed schedule will be posted as details are confirmed.

Sunday, June 2, 2024

7:40-8:00 AMTransportation to Seneca Golf Course
8:00-8:45 AMGolf Check In and Practice Swings
8:46 AM-1:00 PMGolf Tournament
10:30-11:00 AMTransportation to Uncle Boojie
11:00 AM-1:00 PMBrunch and Bourbon Tasting at Uncle Boojie
1:00-2:00 PMLunch at Golf Course
1:00-1:30 PMTransportation to Stitzel-Weller
1:30-3:00 PMTasting at Stitzel-Weller
2:15-2:30 PMTransportation from Seneca Golf Course to Hotel Distil
3:00-3:30 PMTransportation to Hotel Distil from Stitzel-Weller
3:00-6:00 PMRegistration
5:00-5:30 PMFirst Timer’s Reception
5:30-6:15 PMChairman’s Reception
6:15-7:45 PMChairman’s Dinner

Monday, June 3, 2024

6:30-8:00 AMRegistration/Information
7:00-8:00 AMBuffet Breakfast
8:00-8:30 AMPackaging Subcommittee Meeting
8:30-10:00 AMClassification Resource Committee Meeting
10:00-11:00 AMCarrier Procedures Committee Meeting
11:00 AM-12:00 PMFCDC Meeting
12:00-1:00 PMBuffet Lunch
12:00-1:30 PMBoard of Directors Lunch Meeting
1:50-2:00 PMTransportation to Louisville Slugger Museum
2:00-2:15 PMWalk/Uber to Evan Williams Bourbon Experience – Group #1
2:30-3:30 PMEvan Williams Bourbon Experience – Group #1
2:00-4:00 PMLouisville Slugger Museum Tour
2:30-2:45 PMWalk/Uber to Evan Williams Bourbon Experience – Group #2
3:00-4:00 PMEvan Williams Bourbon Experience – Group #2
3:30-4:00 PMWalk/Uber to Hotel Distil – Evan Williams Group #1
4:00-4:10 PMTransportation from Louisville Slugger Museum to Hotel Distil
4:00-4:30 PMWalk/Uber to Hotel Distil – Evan Williams Group #2
5:30-6:00 PMReception
6:00-7:00 PMBuffet Dinner

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

7:30-9:00 AM Registration/Information
8:00-9:00 AMBuffet Breakfast
9:00-9:30 AMDigital LTL Committee Meeting
9:30-10:00 AMRegulatory Policy Committee Meeting
10:00-11:30 AMGeneral Membership Meeting
10:50-11:00 AMTransportation to NULU Walking Tour
11:00 AM-2:00 PMWalking Food Tour of New Louisville (NULU)
11:30 AM-12:30 PMBuffet Lunch
12:30-3:00 PMBenchmarking with Chris Henry
2:00-2:10 PMTransportation to Hotel Distil from NULU Walking Tour
2:00-5:00 PMNetworking
5:15-5:30 PMTransportation to Kentucky Derby Museum
5:30-6:30 PMReception
6:30-8:30 PMDinner & Museum Exploration
8:30-8:45 PMTransportation Returns to Hotel Distil

Networking Events & Tours

Golf Tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2024

Rated the sixth-toughest course in Kentucky and voted “Best of Louisville” for several years running. This hilly course rolls through beautiful Seneca Park, with Beargrass Creek winding its way among the numerous trees and zoysia fairways. Seneca has hosted numerous national events. Seneca Golf Course welcomes golfers to enjoy a round of golf on our picturesque 18-holes.

Gary Player, with the most titles of any golfer, won his first American tournament here (1958 Derby City Open). This is one of the most heavily-used courses in the city. Seneca boasts a fantastic chipping green and driving range.

Schedule
7:40 AM Transportation to Seneca Golf Course
8:00 AM Check in and practice swings
8:46 AM Golf Tournament
1:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Transportation to Hotel Distil


Brunch and bourbon, Sunday, June 2, 2024

Indulge in a day of gastronomic delights starting with brunch and a bourbon tasting at Uncle Boojie. Explore locally sourced brunch dishes and curated bourbon selections. Afterwards, journey to Stitzer-Weller distillery for a tour highlighting bourbon craftsmanship and a tasting featuring a variety of signature bourbons. Join us for an unforgettable fusion of culinary exploration and spirits appreciation.

Schedule
10:30 AM Pick up at Hotel Distil
11:00 AM Private brunch buffet and Uncle Boojie tasting
1:30 PM Stitzel-Weller tour and tasting
3:30 PM Drop off at Hotel Distil


Louisville slugger museum, monday, june 3, 2024

The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory celebrates the extraordinary role Louisville Slugger baseball bats have played in the sport’s past, present, and future. From the forest to the field, you’ll follow the timber that’s turned into hard-hitting history. And, really, who doesn’t love a free mini-bat at the end of a tour?

Schedule
1:20 PM Transportation to the Louisville Slugger Museum
1:30 PM Louisville Slugger Museum
4:30 PM Transportation to Hotel Distil


Evan williams bourbon Experience, monday, june 3, 2024

The Evan Williams Bourbon Experience stands as a testament to the rich heritage of bourbon distillation in America. Founded in Louisville, KY, the birthplace of bourbon, this immersive attraction delves into the storied history of Evan Williams, one of the state’s pioneering distillers. The experience takes visitors through the historic building along Whiskey Row, the first distillery to be located on the famed Whiskey Row. Through guided tours, tastings, and interactive exhibits, visitors gain insight into the enduring legacy of Evan Williams, honoring the spirit’s integral role in American culture and heritage.

Schedule
1:50-2:00 PM Transportation to Evan Williams
2:00-3:00 PM Evan Williams Bourbon Experience
3:00-3:10 PM Transportation to Hotel Distil


NULU Walking Food Tour, Tuesday, June 4, 2024

The NULU walking tour in Louisville takes participants on a journey through the vibrant and eclectic NULU neighborhood. Visitors explore its historic buildings, colorful murals, and diverse art scene. They sample artisanal chocolates, farm-to-table cuisine, and gourmet donuts while learning about the area’s rich history and revitalization. The tour emphasizes engagement with local merchants and artists, offering an immersive experience in one of Louisville’s most dynamic neighborhoods.

Schedule
10:50 AM Transportation to tour start
11:00 AM Tour
2:00 PM Transportation to Hotel Distil


Questions?

For questions regarding the meeting or assistance registering, contact Lily Eghtessad at lily.eghtessad@nmfta.org.