2018 Southwest Region MFG Town Hall

 

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 2018 Southwestern Regional Town Hall Meeting
@ Volvo

This year’s SW Regional Town Hall Meeting will take place at the new Volvo Customer Center in Dublin VA.   This meeting will bring together businesses, community partners and regional leaders from two states to highlight workforce solutions, international trade opportunities, and Southeast U.S. transportation efficiency and safety while increasing truck weights to 91,000 lbs., expanding trailer lengths, improving traffic “hot spots” and all without converting I-81 into a truck-only tolling corridor.  There will be a demonstration of new Class 8 Volvo trucks, 6 axle trailers and expanded length trailers.

Tuesday, May 22nd
1pm-7pm

Volvo Customer Center
1 Volvo Way
Dublin, VA 24084

The facility includes a product showroom, two exhibit rooms, two pilot review rooms and a theater-in-the-round at the center of the building seating 290.  The theater-in-the-round revolves and has an 82-foot turntable.  The building also has an observation area which allows spectators to view the trucks traveling around the 1.1-mile Customer Experience Track, where banked corners enable highway speeds and numerous surfaces and grades permit drivers to experience difficult road conditions in a designated off-highway area.

The meeting will start at 1pm and end at 5pm.  Attendees will tour the Volvo Customer Center from 5pm-7pm and enjoy a cocktail reception to include appetizers and Virginia Craft Beer.  This meeting is free to all VMA members however you must register your attendance.  A detailed agenda will be posted on this website in the coming weeks.  This event is not to be missed!  

 

 

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