FreightWaves Presents MarketWaves18
November 12-13, 2018 // Grapevine, TX // Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
Want to learn and get caught up to date with all of the trends attacking freight going into 2019 and beyond, without being bored? MarketWaves18 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 adding a new 25 minute Waves Talk format with thought leadership from some of the top minds in the industry.
For this event, MarketWaves18 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, MarketWaves18 will feature technologies and services that use quantitative data to project and monitor the freight markets.
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 and 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.
MarketWaves18 will also feature a new "Waves Talk" format with 25 minute power-packed presentations by industry experts and thought leaders. Hear the latest on topics covering Autonomous Vehicles Systems, Global Trade, Agriculture, Oil, Freight Futures and more. This new and exclusive MarketWaves18 format will give leading visionaries a chance to make a case for the future of our industry in 2018, 2019, and beyond.
Exclusive Keynote Speaker
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Short, Moneyball, The Blind Side, and Flash Boys—Michael Lewis—has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for MarketWaves18 this November. This is an event only exclusive, 60-minute Q&A with Mr. Lewis. No event recording or live-streaming of this keynote. You've got to be there in person.
The MarketWaves18 Experience
- Encounter fast-paced demos of cutting-edge freight-tech startups.
Network 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.
Connect with senior-level transportation industry executives, venture capitalists, industry analysts, developers, press, bloggers and entrepreneurs from across the industry spectrum.
Meet the 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.
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!
For MarketWaves18 Hotel Reservations call the Gaylord Texan Marriott at 877-491-5138. Please reference the "MarketWaves18" room block.
Rooms are $169.00** per night. Our room block rate expires on October 24, 2018.
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