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2013 Trucking Social Media Convention Set for October



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Pilot Flying J Travel Centers

Trucking Social Media and Presenting Sponsor Pilot Flying J Travel Centers are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention at Harrah’s Resort & Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri for Ocober 11th-13th.

The TDSMC brings professional drivers and the trucking industry together by encouraging knowledge, wisdom, insight, networking, and communication.

The 2013 convention will bring all the energy, enthusiasm and information it has in the past including:

  • The “Making a Difference Award”
  • Pride in Your Ride Truck Contest
  • Thousands of $$ in Prize Giveaways
  • Reputable Speakers
  • Informative presentations, meals and refreshments
  • Plus an extra element which promises additional excitement (To Be Announced)

2013 TDSMC scheduled dates:

  • Friday evening, October 11th: Welcome Reception: 7-9 PM
  • Saturday, October 12th: Speakers, Interactive Q&A and Networking: 8 AM – 5 PM
  • Sunday, October 13th: Prizes & Award Presentations: 8 AM – 12 PM (Optional gathering afterward)

For more information on attendance or sponsorship, please visit the TDSMC website via:

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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