CD Show Seminars

2018 State of the Industry

For a candid look and deep dive into the hottest trends and most pressing issues of the chauffeured transportation industry, join CD Publisher Chris Weiss as he moderates this esteemed and diverse panel of operators.

They will offer their perspectives on current—and future—topics facing operators around the world, including the perpetual difficulty of finding chauffeurs and CDL drivers, methods to advance your business in the current climate, different areas in which companies are finding success, and the ways autonomous vehicles may disrupt the ground transportation space down the line.

Moderated by: CD Publisher Chris Weiss, the panel features: Kristina Bouweiri, President & CEO of Reston Limousine; Mike Fogarty, President of Addison Lee Group North America; Mike Pinckard, CEO of Total Transit

2015 State of the Industry
Mike Fogarty
David Seelinger
Scott Solombrino

You won’t want to miss this year’s State of the Industry, which promises to be as lively and engaging and it is informative and enlightening. TLPA President Mike Fogarty of Tristar Worldwide, David Seelinger of EmpireCLS Worldwide, and Scott Solombrino of Dav El/BostonCoach will comprise this year’s panel (moderated by Chris Weiss), and will outline how to launch a successful response to TNCs, discuss current trends, and make bold predictions about where the industry’s heading. Straightforward advice and candid discussions are guaranteed to punctuate this must-attend event.

2014 State of the Industry: New Trends in Corporate and Global Travel
Cheryl Berkman
Music Express Worldwide
Dean De Beer
Tristar Worldwide
David Seelinger
EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services

Changing and adapting is the name of the game in chauffeured transportation as we continue to face competition from unregulated TNCs, expand service to new parts of the world, and closely watch the emerging markets where our corporate customers are going to or coming from. This panel discussion is moderated by Chris Weiss and it is sure to be a lively one.

2013 State of the Industry
David Seelinger
Empire CLS

As one of the industry’s most progressive-thinking and technologically savvy business leaders, Seelinger will inspire you as much as he will educate and challenge you to look at the industry through a different lens. Over the last 33 years, Seelinger has built EmpireCLS into one of the largest networks in the country, providing safe transportation in over 700 cities worldwide, thanks to a blend of excellent customer service, environmental efficiency, and cutting-edge technology.