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    • The Woodlands Hotel & Suites, Williamsburg, VA

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    • 12:00 PM
    • 03/29/2023
    • 12:00 PM
    • The Woodlands Hotel & Suites, Williamsburg, VA

    2023 VTA Safety & Human Resources Conference

    The Woodlands Hotel & Suites - Williamsburg, VA

    March 28 – 29, 2023

    We hope you will join us March 28 - 29, at the Woodlands Hotel & Suites in Williamsburg, VA for the VTA’s 2023 Safety and Human Resources Conference.

    You will learn about the safety, human resource, and equipment maintenance challenges we face and other issues impacting your business.  The Conference is a great opportunity for you to reconnect and network with your industry peers and customers!

    We hope you will invest some of your time and money to attend this year’s Safety and Human Resource Conference and look forward to seeing you in Lynchburg!

    Conference Program

    The conference kicks off with the VTA Safety Awards luncheon on Tuesday where we will recognize Virginia’s safest fleets and announce the Driver and Safety Professional of the Year winners.  Business sessions will be held on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.  On Tuesday evening, we will host a Reception and Dinner, with the rest of the evening open for you to socialize with other attendees or enjoy the area.

    Speaker highlights include:

    • How to Design a Safety System, Safety is No Longer One Department
    • State of the State and Preparing for Depositions
    • VTTI's Share the Road Program 
    • Updated data on Safety Technologies and Driver Fatigue
    • Legislative & Regulatory Updates
    • .... and more! 


    The Woodland Hotel & Suites

    Boasting the ideal blend of comfort and convenience, the Woodlands Hotel & Suites is the perfect starting point for your adventure in Colonial Williamsburg, centrally located next to the Visitor Center.  Click here for more information about the Woodlands.

    We have put together all the ingredients for a successful meeting - a wonderful location, a great facility, and an informative program - all that's needed is YOU!  Make your plans to attend TODAY!

    ACT NOW!

    The Deadline for Room Reservations Is February 15, 2023! - Reserve Your Room Today! Travel and hotel lodging continue to be in high demand, so it is strongly recommended that you make your room reservations as soon as possible.  Even if your plans are not certain, please reserve a room that you can cancel at least 7 days before arrival without penalty if you cannot attend.


    The Woodlands is a contemporary 299-room hotel located next to a serene pine grove and offers moderately priced, comfortable accommodations for every size group. Take a relaxing stroll across the Visitor Center footbridge or hop on a convenient, complimentary shuttle bus to begin your tour of Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area. In the world’s largest living history museum, experience 18th-century life in the re-created public houses, businesses, taverns, homes, and streets with insights from lively costumed interpreters.

    The special VTA room rates for the 2023 Conference start at $159 per night (plus tax). Click here for lodging reservations web page to reserve your room online.


    THE DEADLINE FOR ROOM RESERVATIONS IS Tuesday, February 15, 2023.


    Click here to download the registration form to sign up for the meetings and other activities. For planning purposes, it is important that you indicate on the Registration Form the number of people that will participate in each meal and activity.  Return the form and payment for the appropriate fees to the VTA no later than February 15, 2023.  No refunds will be given after March 17, 2023

    NOTE: If your spouse is attending with you, you must pay the spouse registration fee for her/him to have breakfast, lunch, and the group reception and dinner. Two meeting attendees staying in the same room must pay the single registration fee for each person.

    If you have any questions or need additional information, please call the VTA at (804) 355-5371.  We look forward to seeing you in Williamsburg!

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Sponsorship of the VTA Safety & Human Resources Management Conference is a great way to demonstrate your support of the VTA and the Safety & HR Council.

    Being a sponsor of the VTA Safety & HR Conference offers you the opportunity to enhance and grow your business relationships through increased exposure and recognition in front of safety, maintenance, and human resources professionals with Virginia's leading trucking fleets.

    Click here to sign up online to be a sponsor. Click here for sponsorship forms, information, and benefits.

Past events

11/01/2022 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/26/2022 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
09/18/2022 2022 Annual Convention
07/28/2022 Safety & H.R. Meeting on Employee Handbooks with Attorney Steve Setliff (Western Virginia)
07/20/2022 Safety & H.R. Meeting on Employee Handbooks with Attorney Steve Setliff (Eastern Virginia)
06/27/2022 Motor Carrier Services Webinar
06/07/2022 Salute to Truckers Night at the Diamond 6-7-22
04/27/2022 2022 VTA Safety & HR Management Conference
02/24/2022 Safety & HR Meeting 2-24-22
11/09/2021 2021 VTA Safety & HR Management Conference
09/26/2021 2021 Annual Convention
06/03/2021 Impact of Virginia's New Marijuana Laws on Motor Carriers
05/20/2021 Conducting a DOT Self Audit
05/05/2021 2021 New Laws & Critical Issues Update for Trucking Fleets and Businesses Operating in Virginia
03/23/2021 VTA Safety & HR Council Presents Avoiding Claims for Negligent Hiring & Retention of Drivers
02/17/2021 Permanent Standard on Covid-19 in Virginia Workplaces
11/18/2020 2020 VTA Safety Awards
11/18/2020 FMCSA Updates
11/18/2020 VDOT’s Towing & Recovery Incentive Program (TRIP)
11/18/2020 Updates on Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Regulations & Other Testing Updates
11/17/2020 Working the Comp Out of Workers' Comp
11/17/2020 Goodbye CSA - Hello IRT
11/17/2020 Issues Updates
11/17/2020 2020 Virtual VTA Safety & HR Conference - All Sessions
09/30/2020 Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers
09/30/2020 Transportation Funding and Major Projects Update
09/30/2020 Trucking Toward a New Reality
09/29/2020 Compensation & Benefits Strategies in the Trucking Industry
09/29/2020 Providing DMV Services in a Covid World
09/29/2020 Protecting Your Company from COVID-19 Liability
09/28/2020 Economic Outlook During Uncertain Times
09/28/2020 Opening Session and Issues Update
09/28/2020 2020 Virtual VTA Convention - All Sessions
09/16/2020 Hours of Service Webinar
07/15/2020 Virtual VTA presents "Launch of the VTA Health Plan"
06/24/2020 COVID-Related Issues for Trucking Fleets
06/17/2020 VTA Safety & HR Council Meeting - FMCSA Update
06/10/2020 General Assembly Update and New Laws Report
06/03/2020 Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Training
06/01/2020 2020 VTA Safety & Human Resources Conference
05/27/2020 Covid-19 Q & A with Marsh McLennan Professional Services
04/02/2020 COVID-19 Q & A Conference Call
03/25/2020 Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training - West
03/24/2020 Reasonable Suspicion Supervisory Training - East
02/18/2020 Safety & HR Meeting - East
02/11/2020 Safety & HR Meeting - West
11/14/2019 Compliance Seminar - Harrisonburg
11/13/2019 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
10/29/2019 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/22/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
10/15/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
09/15/2019 2019 VTA Annual Convention
07/30/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
07/23/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
06/13/2019 I-81 Funding/Improvement Plan Briefing and Town Hall
04/03/2019 2019 VTA Safety and HR Conference
01/22/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
01/15/2019 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
11/14/2018 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
11/08/2018 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
11/07/2018 Compliance Seminar - Fredericksburg
10/16/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
10/09/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
09/23/2018 VTA Annual Convention
07/25/2018 Safety & HR Council Meeting - West
07/24/2018 Safety & HR Council Meeting - East
05/04/2018 Virginia Truck Driving Champsionships
03/19/2018 2018 Safety & Human Resources Conference
01/24/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
01/23/2018 Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
11/08/2017 Compliance Seminar - Roanoke
11/02/2017 Compliance Seminar - Fredericksburg
10/26/2017 Compliance Seminar - Richmond
10/24/2017 Safety & HR Meeting - West
10/17/2017 Safety & HR Meeting - East
10/08/2017 2017 VTA Annual Convention
07/18/2017 VTA Safety & Human Resources Meeting - West
07/11/2017 VTA Safety & Human Resources Meeting - East
04/25/2017 VTA Safety and Human Resources Conference
01/27/2017 ELD Seminar - Blue Ridge Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
01/20/2017 ELD Seminar - Keystone Tractor Museum, Colonial Heights, VA
09/25/2016 2016 VTA Convention
09/14/2016 ELD Seminar - Holiday Inn, Tanglewood, Roanoke, VA
09/13/2016 ELD Seminar - Bass Pro Shop- Ashland, VA
04/19/2016 Webinar - Coercion Rule
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