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Over 550 delegates joined us for two massive days of education and networking at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney this week.

This year’s conference delivered powerful, compelling, and thought-provoking presentations. Starting with a keynote from Steve Nuttall from ACA Research providing the audience with a sneak peek of the findings from our 2022 corporate fleet survey followed by speed dating session from eight vehicle manufacturers. We then strolled through several sustainability sessions incorporating strategy development, accessing funding to support your transition, hardware and software considerations and roadmaps for transition to low and zero emissions vehicles. Day one highlight new technology, discussed the development of industry comparative and benchmark reporting, whilst exploring safety and operational improvements.

Day two started with an off the cuff speech from Geotab’s Chief Customer Officer (Toronto, Canada) Colin Southerland on challenges and opportunities for global data, followed by Lisa Panarello’s keynote on executive presence, demonstrating once again, emotional intelligence is the ultimate key to success whilst enabling you to be the best version of yourself. The conference wrapped up with a session on managing change and influencing outcomes delivered by Hunter Shannonhouse from Scotwork Negotiations.

The 2022 Networking Dinner and Awards presentation on Tuesday evening was a huge success with over 470 people joining us. Their mission was simply, find out who the award winners were and help them celebrate, mission accomplished!

We would like to congratulate the 2022 Fleet Awards Winners

1.      Fleet Manager of the Year, sponsored by bp and Geotab was awarded to Terry Bickerton of the Australian Postal Corporation for demonstrating the highest level of excellence in delivering safety, efficiency, effectiveness, and overall proficiency in managing their fleet.

2.      Fleet Environment Award, sponsored by Hyundai and Mix Telematics was awarded to NSW Department of Planning and Environment for ensuring an achievable environmental trajectory underpins the organization’s footprint reduction, waste minimization, and overall vehicle and driver efficiency increase.

3.      Fleet Safety Award, sponsored by Teletrac Navman and Innovation Group was awarded to Central Coast Council for amplifying the importance of driver, vehicle and operational safety industry-wide by delivering on strategies passionately focused on operating the safest fleet possible.

A huge thank you to Event Partners and Dinner Sponsors, Toyota Motor Corporation Australia and Toyota Fleet Management and to the many other sponsors and exhibitors who contributed to the success of the conference.

Thank you to our MC, Jon Faine and the 30 plus speakers for taking the time to share their knowledge and industry expertise, to educate and prepare us for the future.

Our final thank you goes to the 550 delegates who extracted themselves from their day to day business as usual to learn and understand how technology, alternative fuels and industry best practice can assist them in developing strategies to transform their organisations fleet management practices.

Thanks for your incredible support of the Australasian Fleet Management Association and we look forward to seeing you again in 2023!