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DIESEL CONNECT:
YOU CAN’T MISS IT.

Diesel Connect is the commercial repair industry’s networking and knowledge-sharing event. We bring the diesel industry together to connect, learn, and discuss everything related to heavy-duty repair. If you’re an owner, founder, or employee involved in the daily management and operations of a commercial diesel shop, Diesel Connect is for you.
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May 6-8, 2024

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Chandler, Arizona

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Wild Horse Pass

At Gila River Resort & Casino
 

DIESEL CONNECT'S 2024 ALL STAR SPEAKER LINEUP:

Stay tuned for more speakers announcements in the coming weeks!
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Kirk Lippold

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Lindsay Bur

Sr Economic Analyst, ATA LinkedIn Logo
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Jamie Irvine

CEO, Heavy Duty Consulting Corporation LinkedIn Logo
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JACOB FINDLAY

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Fullbay LinkedIn Logo
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PATRICK MCKITTRICK

Chief Executive Officer, Fullbay LinkedIn Logo
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CHRIS O’BRIEN

Chief Operating Officer, Fullbay LinkedIn Logo
Nick Adams

NICK ADAMS

Managing Director, Dieselmatic LinkedIn Logo
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ROBERT GILBERT

Vice President of Finance, Fullbay LinkedIn Logo

OUR SPONSORS.

Diesel Connect 2024 sponsors.
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WrenchWay

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Interstate Billing Service

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DIESEL CONNECT AGENDA PREVIEW

Monday, May 6, 2024
Full agenda coming soon
1 - 1:15 PM Day 1 Opening Remarks
1:15 - 2:15 PM "Leadership and Accountability When It Matters" presented by Commander Kirk Lippold, USN (Ret.)
2:30 - 3:30 PM General Session
3:45 - 4:45 PM General Session
4:45 - 5:00 PM Day 1 Closing Remarks
6 - 9 PM Arrive & Drive Welcome Reception @ Topgolf
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Full agenda coming soon
8 - 9 AM Networking Breakfast
9 - 9:15 AM Day 2 Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:15 AM "Economic & Freight Update" presented by Lindsay Bur, Sr. Economic Analyst, American Trucking Associations
10:30 - 11:30 AM General Session
11:45 AM - 1 PM Networking Lunch
1 - 2 PM Breakout Sessions
2:15 - 3:15 PM Breakout Sessions
3:30 - 4:30 PM Shop Owner Roundtable
4:45 - 5:15 PM General Session
5:15 - 5:20 PM Day 2 Closing Remarks
5:20 - 6:00 PM Networking
6 - 8:30 PM Sonoran Sunset Networking Mixer
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Full agenda coming soon
8 - 9 AM Networking Breakfast
9 - 9:15 AM Day 3 Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:15 AM Breakout Sessions
10:30 - 11:30 AM Breakout Sessions
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Shop Owner Roundtable
1 - 1:15 PM Closing Remarks
1:15 - 2 PM To-Go Lunches & Networking

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

Networking

Go make some friends! During this two-day event, you’ll have plenty of time to network with other commercial repair shop owners, managers, and staff. Swap stories, share knowledge, learn from your peers while making connections from around North America.

Industry Knowledge

There’s always more to learn! During Diesel Connect, you’ll hear about a variety of topics from some of the finest minds in the industry. All of them are geared toward helping you run a more efficient and profitable shop.

Fullbay Updates

Are you a Fullbay user? We have a special treat for you. We’ll have stations set up to show you how to get the most out of Fullbay, making sure you know how to use Fullbay to its fullest (c’mon, you knew we’d have a pun there somewhere) while giving you a sneak peak at coming features!
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WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

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Networking

Go make some friends! During this two-day event, you’ll have plenty of time to network with other commercial repair shop owners, managers, and staff. Swap stories, share knowledge, learn from your peers while making connections from around North America.

Industry Knowledge

There’s always more to learn! During Diesel Connect, you’ll hear about a variety of topics from some of the finest minds in the industry. All of them are geared toward helping you run a more efficient and profitable shop.

Fullbay Updates

Are you a Fullbay user? We have a special treat for you. We’ll have stations set up to show you how to get the most out of Fullbay, making sure you know how to use Fullbay to its fullest (c’mon, you knew we’d have a pun there somewhere) while giving you a sneak peak at coming features!

& DON'T FORGET TO LEAVE ROOM FOR:

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2023 SNAPSHOT

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Diesel Connect for?
Diesel Connect is the commercial repair industry’s premier networking and knowledge-sharing event. The event is exclusively for shop owners, parts managers, service managers, or anyone that's involved in the operations of a heavy-duty repair shop.

These sessions will be helpful for all commercial repair, so no matter if you work in truck, heavy equipment, agricultural repair, or towing, you will find knowledge in the event that will help your shop grow.
What is a spouse ticket?
A Spouse Admission doesn’t include access to any sessions or breakfast or lunch, but does include event activities. Get this pass if your spouse wants to take a trip to the Valley of the Sun and enjoy the evening programming, but isn’t interested in the actual conference sessions.
When should I book my travel?
Plan on arriving by midday on Monday, May 6th and departing after midday on Wednesday, May 8th.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at marketing@fullbay.com
Is my hotel room included?
No. Based on attendee feedback, we aren't including hotels with your registration, but you will get exclusive access to a special Diesel Connect rate at the event hotel.
Can I change an attendee’s information later?
Yes! Once you place an order, you’ll receive a confirmation email. In this email you’ll have a link to a page that lets you manage your order; you can also change the attendee information on that page. This is great if your event plans change at the last minute, or if you want to register ahead of time but aren’t sure who will be attending.
Where is the event being held?
Diesel Connect is being held at Gila River Resort & Casino - Wild Horse Pass in Chandler (5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226). The conference will be held in the main ballroom at the resort with breakout sessions held in smaller classrooms.
How far is the event from the airport?
Diesel Connect is roughly 13 miles or 15 minutes by car from Sky Harbor International Airport.
Is there a dress code for the event?
Nope! Wear whatever you like—if you’d like to be casual, go casual. If you’d like to go black tie, we won’t stop you. While the building will be comfortably air conditioned, keep in mind that the weather will likely be on the warmer side.
Is transportation provided (within the event and to/from the airport)?
Transportation to and from the airport is not included.

If you choose to stay at a different hotel, or need transportation outside of any event activities, it will not be included.
Where can I park if I'm driving?
There are numerous parking spaces and a parking garage located at the resort for you to park at.
What is the expected weather?
Average May temperatures typically include low to mid 90s for daytime highs and mid 60s to low 70s for nighttime lows.
What does my registration include?
A full registration (Super Early Bird, Early Bird, or General Admission) includes access to all Diesel Connect sessions, breakfast and lunch both days, and event activities in the evenings. You'll also receive exclusive access to a special Diesel Connect rate at the event hotel.

A Spouse Admission includes access to event activities in the evening. This ticket type does not include access to event sessions or breakfast and lunch.
Do you offer group discounts?
Yes! If you're bringing a group of five or more people to Diesel Connect (spouses not included), please email us at marketing@fullbay.com for special pricing.
Can I get a refund or substitute my ticket?
Can't make it to Diesel Connect after all? You can get a full refund until December 31st, 2023. From January 1st, 2024, to February 15th, 2024, refunds incur a 25% fee. From February 16th, 2024, to March 31st, 2024, refunds incur a 50% fee. After April 1st, tickets are nonrefundable. Eventbrite fees are nonrefundable for all full or partial refunds.

Substitutions are permitted until April 30th, 2024.

Contact marketing@fullbay.com if you have any questions or to request a refund or a substitution.

SNAG YOUR TICKETS TODAY BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!

May 6-8 in Chandler, Arizona