NTEA schedules economic conference

Leading economic analysts will share projections on truck sales, production and market trends for 2004 and beyond at the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) Economic Outlook Conference (EOC) on Monday, Sept. 15, 2003 at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn (Dearborn MI).

Delivering data and analyses of truck markets, truck equipment markets, leading indicators, and end-use markets such as construction and truck renting/leasing, the EOC is a market data and business planning resource for company executives, management, marketing and sales personnel in the commercial truck and transportation equipment industry.

“The EOC will deliver crucial information unique to the commercial truck and transportation equipment market,” said NTEA Executive Director Jim Carney. “The program is an excellent business-planning resource for industry professionals because it is tailored to provide them with the information they need to confidently drive strategy and make informed decisions.”

Industry experts lined up for the event include:

· Eli Lustgarten, managing director of H.C. Wainwright and Co., Inc.

· Douglas Clark, president and CEO of AmeriQuest® Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp.

· Edward Sullivan, chief economist of Portland Cement Association

· Kenneth Kremar, principal of Global Insight’s Industry Practices Group

· Mustafa Mohatarem, chief economist of General Motors

· Stephen Latin-Kasper, director of market data and research for the NTEA

Register on or before August 29 is $175 for NTEA members and $250 for nonmembers. After August 29 the fee increases to $195 for members and for $300 nonmembers. For more information or to register, call 1-800-441-NTEA or visit http://www.ntea.com/Training/econ_conf.asp.

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