A reuniting of more than 500 industry colleagues at the first in-person meeting for the commercial vehicle aftermarket will take place in Dallas, Texas for the 2021 HDA Truck Pride Annual Shareholder’s Meeting. The meeting will take place July 12-15 at the Gaylord Texan, with a virtual component to follow July 21-22. Attendees from over 170 distributor and supplier companies will attend the in-person meeting, while the entire network will participate in the virtual event. To maintain continuity throughout the hybrid event, all live sessions will be recorded and available on-demand for the virtual audience.
This year’s meeting hosts one-on-one meetings with more than 4,500 meetings scheduled between members and suppliers. Attendees will take part in education sessions, a speaking agenda and a trade show.
The organization says countless hours have been spent making sure attendees will be safe. Whiting Systems’ Pure disinfectant spray will be used daily, social distancing will be in place, PPE kits will be distributed at registration and face masks will be recommended.