Princeton, NJ, December 16, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- NAFA Fleet Management Association is proud to announce seven new fleet industry awards designed to recognize the best and brightest in the field. Winners will be announced during NAFA's First Annual Fleet Excellence Awards Night on Tuesday, April 23 at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. The gala event will officially kick off NAFA's 2013 Institute & Expo.
"Fleet managers have an extremely demanding and complex job," explained NAFA's Executive Director, Phillip E. Russo, CAE. "We believe they deserve an awards night to recognize all that they do within the business community. This awards night will be like their Academy Awards – an upscale gala event and reception fitting of the industry."
Award entries will be reviewed by a prestigious industry panel comprised of fleet managers, fleet management company professionals, and members of the fleet media. Submissions for all seven awards are open to fleet managers throughout the United States and Canada, and will be accepted until February 15, 2013 at http://www.nafa.org/awards.
The Fleet Excellence Awards open to the public include:
Outstanding Achievements in Fleet Management – this award recognizes one public service/government fleet manager and one corporate fleet manager who has had outstanding achievements or accomplishments during the past year that either set high examples or provided ground-breaking ideas for the industry.
Excellence in Sustainability Accomplishments – this award recognizes one public service/government fleet manager and one corporate fleet manager who has made significant strides in implementing sustainable/green efforts for his/her employer's fleet operations.
Excellence in Fleet Safety – this award recognizes one public service/government fleet manager and one corporate fleet manager who has made significant strides in implementing safety efforts for his/her employer's fleet operations. The Award may also be presented to an organization or entity that has made significant contributions in this field.
Excellence in Fleet Leadership – this award recognizes one fleet manager's boss who has provided outstanding leadership and direction to the fleet manager or has otherwise contributed to the fleet's success.
NAFA's 2013 Institute & Expo takes place April 23-26 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The I&E is the largest fleet management event of the year with over 60 hours of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and an expo floor featuring more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services. For more information or to register online, please visit http://www.nafainstitute.org.
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA is the world's premier non-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location or fleet composition. NAFA's Full and Associate Members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance and repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 3.5 million vehicles including in excess of 1.1 million trucks of which 350 thousand are medium- and heavy-duty trucks. For more information visit http://www.nafa.org