2019 Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon / Membership Meeting and Fall Seminar

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Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Location: The Grand Hyatt New York
at Grand Central Station, 42nd & Lexington Ave, NYC

8:30 a.m. – Breakfast & Seminar Registration
9:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Seminar (in the Regency Room on the mezzanine level)
12:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Thanksgiving Luncheon (in Ballroom V on the Ballroom level)
(includes cocktail hour from 12:00 to 1:00)

Come join your fellow members to gain insight into 2 of the hottest topics in the industry:
“NJ Steps Up War on “Misclassified” Workers – Labor Officials Target Independent Contractor Models” How is this impacting the transportation industry and how will it impact your business?
Presented by:

Salvador P. Simao
FordHarrison LLP
Salvador Simao bio



“An Update on Peak Season 2019”
Presented by:

Lawrence Gross
President and Founder
Gross Transportation Consulting
Larry Gross bio



And a Panel Discussion on PSR:
The railroads are in the midst of a revolutionary change, implementing what is termed “Precision Scheduled Railroading” or “PSR”. The results so far have been mixed – improved profitability but substantially lower volume. Is a new “leaner, better and more muscular” railroad system being created, or are the railroads cutting muscle and bone to create short term gains but at the expense of long-term performance? How much of the current volume drops are due to PSR versus other economic and market forces? And what does it all mean to the railroad’s customers?

Join us and the following panelists for a lively discussion …


Jeff Heller
Vice President Intermodal and Automotive
Norfolk Southern Corp.
Jeff Heller bio




David Marsh
Chief Operating Officer
Celtic International
David Marsh bio



Brian Kobza
Director Sales & Marketing
Brian Kobza bio


And 1 additional Panelist to be confirmed shortly

Moderated by:

Lawrence Gross
information above

The Seminar will be followed by our

Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon and Membership Meeting

Cost of Seminar only – $80 members – $100 non-members
Cost of Luncheon only – $130 members – $155 non-members

Discounted price for both Seminar & Luncheon –
$200 members – $240 non-members

Sponsorships available:
Diamond Sponsor – $1000
Platinum Sponsor – $500
Gold Sponsor – $575 (includes 2 tickets to both events)
Silver Sponsor – $300 (includes 1 ticket to both events)

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Please make your reservations by November 19th.

All non-members will be required to secure their reservations with a credit card.  No-shows will be responsible for payment if cancelling after November 21st.

If paying be check, please mail to:
The Traffic Club of New York
244 Madison Ave., Suite 419
New York, NY 10016

If paying by credit card:
Please choose member pricing for yourself and your guests, if you are a member. You will be asked for “quantity” after you have hit the “add to cart” button

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We were holding a block of rooms at The Grand Hyatt for Monday night, 11/25. The block has expired, but they do have rooms still available. Contact them directly if interested.

Please call our office with any questions at 212-269-1200