News Release

NationaLease 71st Annual Meeting Coming to Washington, Sept. 20-21

Leaders in truck leasing and maintenance to discuss latest trends and issues surrounding trucking industry

August 10, 2015, Downers Grove, IL – NationaLease, one of the largest full-service truck leasing organizations in North America, today announced it will be hosting its 71st Annual Meeting, Sept. 20-21, 2015, at the Fairmont Hotel in historic Georgetown in Washington, DC.  This event brings leaders from the finest truck leasing and maintenance companies together to learn about the latest trends and issues concerning the trucking industry.  The meeting includes a trade and technology show and reception the evening of the 20th.

Each year, representatives of NationaLease’s 165 independently owned truck leasing companies gather to review a broad array of topics, including ways to improve customer service, reduce operational costs, gain new business, and maximize benefits of membership.  Featured speakers this year include former U.S. Congressman Mickey Edwards, Ace Hardware President and CEO John Venhuizen, noted military intelligence officer and interrogator Eric Maddox, and Ace Hardware’s Managing Director for Retail Operations Art Freedman.

Information about the Annual Meeting is available at   or by contacting Kate Barnes at (856) 382-4701 or e-mailing

About NationaLease
Founded in 1944, NationaLease is one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, with over 900 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and a combined customer fleet of over 155,000 tractors, trucks, and trailers. The company provides comprehensive fleet management services for private fleets and transportation service providers. More information can be found at


Editor’s Note:  Members of the press are invited to attend the meeting’s open sessions by contacting Kate Freer at (856) 382-4713 or