MarketWaves 18
Nov
12
to Nov 13

MarketWaves 18

  • Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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 MarketWaves18 will be held at the Gaylord Texan on Lake Grapevine just north of the DFW airport in Grapevine, Texas. 

MarketWaves18 will be held at the Gaylord Texan on Lake Grapevine just north of the DFW airport in Grapevine, Texas. 

 Michael Lewis, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Moneyball, The Blind Side, and The Big Short, will be a keynote speaker for MarketWaves18.

Michael Lewis, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Moneyball, The Blind Side, and The Big Short, will be a keynote speaker for MarketWaves18.

MarketWaves 18 presented by FreightWaves

Want to learn and get caught up to date with all of the trends attacking freight going into 2019 and beyond, without being bored? MarketWaves will electrify you, while providing the right forum to get caught up to date. We are building on the format of Transparency18, with quick fire demos of disruptive technologies, top-ranked keynote speakers, and a new "TED talk 20 minute" thought leadership summit from some of the top minds in the space. 

For this event, MarketWaves focuses on the market and economic outlooks going into 2019 and beyond. It's the perfect venue for pricing, operational, financial, sales and marketing, and anyone that is focused on the impact of the freight markets on their business.  

As the industry has become digitized, MarketWaves will feature technologies and services that use quantitative data to project and monitor the freight markets. 

Nov 12 & 13, 2018, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Day one features cutting edge short-form demos from 40 freight-tech startups  demonstrating the very latest in technological innovation shaping the freight industry.  This dynamic format provides a proven platform for freight tech companies to achieve the next level of success with new customers, strategic partnerships, expert feedback, press coverage, and VC funding.  Several networking opportunities are scheduled between the demos. 

Day two provides the latest thinking on freight markets from visionaries, industry and market leaders. Keynotes and panels provide both high level strategic and specifically actionable insights giving you the best competitive intelligence on freight markets anywhere. 

We will also feature a new "Ted talk" inspired format for 20 minute quick presentations from some of the top minds in the freight space. This will give leading visionaries a chance to make the case for the future of our industry in 2019 and beyond. Our day will wrap up with fireside chats and panel discussions on some of the leading topics in our space. 

Overall at MarketWaves 18 you will experience: 

  • Fast-paced demos of cutting-edge freight-tech startups

  • Networking with some of the top minds and thinkers on the future of freight

  • Gain key market insights from industry leaders to help you position for the future

Expect to meet: 

  • Senior-level transportation industry executives, venture capitalists, industry analysts, developers, press, bloggers and entrepreneurs from across the industry spectrum.

  • Decision makers behind the biggest brands and startups who create buzz around high-impact technology across all industry segments: shippers, carriers, 3PLs, supply chain management, manufacturing, and media.

Located at Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, TX (apart of the DFW metroplex, within ten minutes of the DFW airport). 

We have also invited back top-ranked cover Emerald City Band, that played Transparency18. We have rented out the entire Glass Cactus night club (located right on Gaylord property) to have a kick-ass party atmosphere. As we showed at Transparency18, the pace of the event will be electric and fast-paced, just like the state of the freight industry today! 

 The MarketWaves18' Truckin' Tuesday party will be held at the Glass Cactus night club on the Gaylord Texan property. 

The MarketWaves18' Truckin' Tuesday party will be held at the Glass Cactus night club on the Gaylord Texan property. 

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