Know Before You Go!

Rest up, because you are about to experience two days of intense, one-on-one interviews between Shippers, Carriers, and Vendors! The MarketPlace is about finding solutions to your specific needs under one roof and all in 48 Hours!

Whether you are a Shipper, Carrier, or Vendor, the ECA MarketPlace can help you improve your business, increase sales and add savings to your bottom line. Here are some best practices:

  • Perfect your elevator pitch
  • Pack extra business cards
  • Bring comfortable shoes
  • Bring some cash to partake in the Carrie Ehler 50/50 raffle and Carrieokie
  • Make sure you have the app downloaded before the show

Start preparing now to get ready for business at the ECA MarketPlace 2024

See the full agenda below for all the networking fun you’re about to have!!

Arrive Sunday, April 7th

For the best MarketPlace experience, if you plan to play golf, we recommend arriving Sunday evening, April 7th or early Monday, the 8th if you are not participating in golf to ensure check-in is seamless and you catch all the evening fun that is planned Monday the 8th.

Departing Thursday, April 11th

For the best overall experience and to maximize your networking we recommend leaving the morning of Thursday, the 11th. If timing is an issue and you plan to leave Wednesday, the 10th, we recommend booking a flight 5pm or later.

Note: Vendors are to NOT breakdown until 3:30pm or will be subject to a fee. (See terms at registration)

MarketPlace Exhibitor Floor Layout

2024 ECA MarketPlace Agenda Sponsor

Time Event Location
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM Golf Breakfast Shingle Creek Golf Club
08:00 AM – 03:00 PM Golf Tournament – Benefiting the Carrie Ehlers Scholarship Fund Shingle Creek Golf Club
10:00 AM – 06:00 PM Registration Desk Open Sponsored by Avalon Risk
12:00 PM – 03:00 PM Vendor Exhibit Booth Set-Up Grand Ballroom
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM Vendor Welcome Grand Ballroom
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM New Member Reception Signature 1: Sponsored by Dispatch Science
05:00 PM – 06:00 PM Women’s Networking Event Signature 1: Sponsored by Openforce
06:00 PM – 09:30 PM Opening Night Event – Benefiting the Carrie Ehlers Scholarship Fund Pool Deck: Sponsored by Hub Group

Time Event Location
07:00 AM – 05:00 PM Registration Open Sponsored by Avalon Risk
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM Breakfast Grand Ballroom A: Sponsored by Expressit Logistics
08:00 AM – 09:00 AM Annual Business Meeting Grand ballroom A
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Shipper/CarrierInterviews-Vendor/CarrierInterviews-Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall Grand Ballroom: Sponsored by Zipp Express
11:01 AM – 12:31 PM Shipper/Carrier Interviews – Vendor/Carrier Interviews- Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
12:31 PM – 01:30 PM Lunch Grand Ballroom A: Sponsored by Expressit Logistics
01:30 PM – 03:00 PM Shipper/Carrier Interviews – Vendor/Carrier Interviews- Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall/Vendor Raffles Grand Ballroom
03:31 PM – 04:48 PM Shipper/Carrier Interviews – Vendor/Carrier Interviews- Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM Poolside Disco Harry’s Poolside Bar and Grill: Sponsored by WPA
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM Eventing Networking event/ “Carrieokie” Harry’s Poolside Bar and Grill: Sponsored by Key Software Systems

Time Event Location
07:30 AM – 08:30 AM Breakfast Grand Ballroom A: Sponsored by Expressit Logistics
08:00 AM – 03:00 PM Registration Open Sponsored by Alavon Risk
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Shipper/Carrier Interviews – Vendor/Carrier Interviews- Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall Grand Ballroom: Sponsored by The Hub Group
10:31 AM – 12:00 PM Shipper/Carrier Interviews – Vendor/Carrier Interviews- Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM Lunch Grand Ballroom A: Sponsored by Expressit Logistics
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM Shipper/Carrier Interviews – Vendor/Carrier Interviews- Carrier/Carrier Interviews Grand Ballroom
02:30 PM – 03:00 PM Vendor Debriefing Grand Ballroom A: Sponsored by Relay Express
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM Shipper Debriefing Grand ballroom A: Sponsored by Relay Express
03:00 PM – 05:00 PM Vendor Breakdown Grand ballroom A

Are you ready to join our network of
Carriers, Shippers, and Vendors?

If not, feel free to contact us anytime with questions or concerns.