RTA Connect FAQs

RTA Connect FAQs2019-03-08T05:42:05+00:00

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Tell Me About RTA Connect2019-03-26T21:50:08+00:00

RTA Connect takes place March 2-6, 2020, at the Harrah’s Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Once a year, users of the RTA system get together in one place to experience new ideas, inspiration and action. Join us at RTA Connect to network, learn, share, and enjoy.  Be the growth and change you seek.  It’s the ultimate event for anyone involved in fleet maintenance!

RTA Connect is the largest community gathering of RTA software users, staff, and management along with industry experts who come together to experience intense business strategy and training.

All in an effort to network, learn, share, and enjoy.

The conference features training classes, main stage keynote sessions, daily one-of-a-kind networking events, and hands-on RTA software training sessions developed and geared towards new and advanced users of the RTA system.

At RTA Connect, passionate RTA Fleet Management Software users, staff and management, as well as select vendors, join forces to tackle challenges, exchange ideas and discover new ways to get organized, save time, and grow—personally and professionally.

Leave with actionable content and strategies to drive your fleet management operation forward. Our affordable conference prices make it possible for you to bring your entire team.

Many opportunities abound to network, train, learn, and share – all uniting for the common good of improving fleet maintenance operations nationwide.

RTA Connect attendees come away with fresh new ways to effectively use and implement RTA software within a larger business strategy, including a clearly-defined road map for long-term success.

     General Session Presentations

  • Become inspired and motivated.
  • Learn proven strategies to make your fleet successful.
  • Unite with RTA users from across the country.
  • Have a success story you’d like to share?  Submit your presentation idea here (deadline is October 31).

     Educational Tracks

  • Learn proven strategies for success by implementing the training learned at RTA Connect
  • Get actionable strategies to get organized and save time.
  • Learn and share best practices on utilization of the RTA software
  • Network with other RTA users to help solve your trickiest challenges

      Networking Events

  • Connect with a community of RTA software users who are dedicated to fleet management as much as you are.
  • Make new friends and discover new ideas.
  • Join RTA users, staff, and management at various networking opportunities throughout conference.
  • Meet select product vendors passionate about your success.

   

Pricing for RTA Connect2019-03-26T21:52:48+00:00

CONFERENCE PRICES (20% off 3 & 5-Day Passes through October 1st):
5-Day Pass:
$1,076 (regular price: $1,345)

3-Day Pass:
$876 (regular price: $1,095)

Registration fee includes:
•Admission to all sessions (general, training classes, vendor meetings, breakout sessions, networking opportunities).
•Wednesday Night Event (not included in the 2-day pass)
•Breakfast and Lunch each day.

Schedule for RTA Connect2019-03-26T21:53:43+00:00

The 5-day agenda for RTA Connect 2020 is packed with general session presentations, educational sessions and networking opportunities.

The full schedule will be announced soon.

For planning purposes, here is a general schedule:

Pre-Conference Sessions: Monday, March 2 – Tuesday, March 3
Conference registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Basic, Advanced, and half-day training classes available.

The main conference kicks off Tuesday evening and goes through Friday, March 6

Hotel Information for RTA Connect2019-05-01T20:19:20+00:00

RTA Connect 2020 will be held at the Harrah’s Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Harrah’s
3475 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

RTA has negotiated discounted hotel room rates for $104+taxes* ($69 room rate + $35 resort fee) through February 7, 2020, at the Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino (See below for cost breakdown and instructions on booking your room online). The block and room rate are available until Friday, February 7, 2020. After that time, the group rate will be offered based on hotel availability only.

*Total Cost Breakdown of Hotel Room:
•$69 Room Rate + 13.38% Tax = $78.23
•$35 Resort Fee + 13.38% Tax = $39.68
•Total Cost of Room:$117.91/night

Please note if you plan on driving, the hotel charges $15/day for self-parking ($24/day for valet).

Reserve your room today:
Online: https://links.rtafleet.com/2020HOTEL

If you would prefer to call to make your reservation (1.888.458.8471), please note that the hotel charges a $15 fee to make reservations over the phone. It is strongly encouraged to make your reservation via the link above. Our group rate name is RTA Connect 2020.

 

Who Should Attend & What Should I Bring?2019-03-06T07:50:50+00:00

Who should attend:

You and your entire team.

Extensive training and networking opportunities abound and it’s hard for just one person to fully experience all RTA Connect has to offer.  Divide and conquer!

RTA Connect is for any level user of the RTA Fleet Management Software system. A variety of sessions are geared towards new users, seasoned users, IT staff, and fleet managers.

RTA Connect has something for everyone.

Networking with other RTA users to develop solutions to issues and learn how to better apply the software are just two of the many reasons to attend.

“Networking at the RTA conference is one of the most beneficial aspects of conference.”  Angie, Yavapai County, AZ

 

 

What to bring:

RTA Connect is an incredible opportunity to improve your business and network with other like-minded fleet professionals.

You’re welcome to bring a laptop or other mobile device.  Free Wi-Fi is provided and recharging outlets are available.

Otherwise, we recommend you simply bring business cards and a desire to learn.

A downloadable and printable schedule is available to bring with you.

PowerPoint presentations are provided on a convenient flash drive for each paid attendee.

 

No refunds or name changes after March 1, 2019.

Upon written cancellation, all paid registrations are fully refundable less a $100 processing fee before February 15, 2019.  Between February 18 – 22, 2019, all paid registrations are 50% refundable.   No shows or partial attendance are not refunded.  To cancel hotel stay, contact hotel directly. RTA is not responsible for any hotel’s reservation program, policy, or procedure.

 

Wednesday Night Event2019-03-26T21:58:05+00:00

Join us for a fun-filled evening (TBA)!

Each attendee registration comes with admission to our Wednesday night activity.

Dress Code & Weather2019-03-26T21:59:17+00:00

Weather

The weather in sunny Las Vegas in March is beautiful.

Expect temperatures of highs in the low 70s with lows generally in the 40s/50s.

Dress Code for RTA Connect is business casual.

Directions & Transportation2019-03-26T22:04:22+00:00

Harrah’s is less than 4 miles from the Las Vegas Airport. There are multiple ways of getting to the venue from the airport.

If you will have a car, parking is available at Harrah’s for a fee.

RTA Connect Policies2019-03-27T15:33:47+00:00

Discount Policy: All promotional and discounted rates are offered at the discretion of RTA. Promotional rates are voided if a registered attendee cancels and attempts to register at a lowered rate.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be made in writing via email to events@rtafleet.com. Cancellations received on or before January 1st are eligible for a full refund less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations received between January 2nd and January 31st are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received after January 31st are not eligible for a refund. All eligible refunds are processed by May 31. All registrations must be paid in full seven (7) days prior to the start of conference.

Substitution Policy: Name substitutions within the same company may be made prior to February 2nd by submitting a written request via email to events@rtafleet.com. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant with written consent. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations associated with the substitution as well as updating any contact/demographic information.

Hotel Reservations: Hotel reservations for our stay are not secured by RTA Fleet staff and management.  RTA has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate (through February 7).  Contact the hotel directly to secure your reservation and review their policies.

Personal Release: Photography and audio or video recording may occur at RTA Connect by or on behalf of RTA.  You agree that RTA may use or share any such photographs or recordings containing your image, voice, or likeness, if captured, in connection with any advertising or promotional content, program or material for RTA Connect or for any other lawful purpose, including posting on public websites. However, RTA is not obligated to use your image, voice, name or likeness, or exercise any of its rights granted herein.

RTA Connect Tool Kit2019-03-26T22:30:28+00:00

We have tools you can use to provide attendance assistance at RTA Connect.  Click on the links to download the editable documents (Microsoft Word).

Letter-of-Request-to-Attend-RTA-Connect

Session and Networking Worksheet

Become a sponsor or exhibitor at RTA Connect.2019-03-26T22:29:58+00:00

RTA Connect has reserved select exhibitor space for its preferred vendors. Vendors have the opportunity to meet RTA users from various industries who strive to improve their fleet maintenance operation and attend RTA Connect to accomplish their goals.

RTA Connect offers daily networking opportunities and events. Contact Lanée Mellegard for additional information.

NAFA CAFM® and CAFS® re-certification points2019-03-26T22:16:47+00:00

Use your attendance at RTA Connect 2020 towards your re-certification points for your NAFA CAFM® and CAFS®.

Have additional questions about RTA Connect?2019-03-26T22:17:31+00:00

RTA’s goal is to provide a unique opportunity once a year where users, vendors, and staff come together to learn new features of the software and network to learn, grow, share, and unite.

Our goal is to ensure clear and concise communication is offered and we are here to answer any questions which arise.

Contact us with additional questions about RTA Connect.  RTA staff stands by ready to assist.

We look forward to having you and your team join us at RTA Connect.