Recap: 2014 NatRoad Conference

The 2014 NatRoad conference was held in Adelaide from the 14th – 16th of August at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

The theme of the conference was This Is The New Beginning. The program included a line-up of expert speakers on key industry topics along with the popular delegate forums, and guest speakers including Kurt Fearnley, Alan Hargreaves, and comedian Dave Thornton at the Gala Dinner. These forums for carriers of refrigerated, over-dimensional and dangerous good, bulk dry and bulk liquid and container and general gave operators, small and large, the opportunity to voice their concerns and collaborate with their peers to draft motions for tabling at the NatRoad Parliament. The 28 motions carried were, and are, crucial in the shaping the NatRoad’s advocacy activities and work program for the upcoming 12 months.

Our flagship event represents unrivalled value for money and is an ideal opportunity to meet with peers and stakeholders from around the country and to extend your contacts within the industry. As the 2014 conference ends, we look forward to producing another fantastic event in 2015, hosted in Brisbane from the 13th – 15th of August. More information will be released in the upcoming months.

For any additional queries, please contact Rhiannon Hegarty or Natalie Miller at the NatRoad office on (02) 6295 3000.

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