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Online Registration Open for Landmark 30th Anniversary NGVAmerica Industry Summit

Mark Your Calendar for Palm Springs November 13-16

July 19, 2018

Washington, D.C. – It’s an event three decades in the making!  NGVAmerica today announced that online registration for its 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting and Industry Summit scheduled for November 13-16, 2018 at the Riviera Palm Springs Resort in Palm Springs, California is now officially open at

Who should attend?  All NGV stakeholders, including industry executives and sustainability officers, finance principals, vehicle and equipment manufacturers and service suppliers, utility and LDC leaders, logistics personnel and fleet managers, government relations professionals, and market developers.

While NGVAmerica member committee meetings will be conducted on Tuesday afternoon, November 13, the event formally opens on Wednesday, November 14 with the morning arrival of NGVAmerica’s coast-to-coast NGV Road Rally followed by an Industry Summit CEO Showcase.

The CEO Showcase kicks off with a Keynote Address by the Hon. Bill Richardson, former New Mexico Governor, U.S. Energy Secretary, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and U.S. Congressman, followed by presentations from leading NGV Industry CEOs.  The morning program concludes with a CEO Panel Discussion on the Future of Natural Gas in Transportation moderated by Governor Richardson.

Wednesday afternoon is dedicated to industry networking, including golf at the beautiful Nicklaus Designed Escena Golf Club, ranked the #6 public course in California by  An evening reception under the stars at the Riviera Palm Springs Resort concludes the day.

Thursday and Friday (morning only), November 15 and 16, offer a full day and a half of Summit Session presentations and panels by NGV stakeholders, government policy makers, and industry influencers.  We’ll reflect on our past, strategize about our future, and discuss new challenges and opportunities moving into our fourth decade.  Sessions will focus on trends in CNG, LNG, and RNG use in transportation as well as emerging high-horsepower marine, rail, and other off-road applications.  And coming one week after the November 2018 Mid-Term Elections, the Summit will offer in-depth analysis on how the resulting new political order impacts our industry.

And attendees will not want to miss Thursday evening’s capstone NGVAmerica 30th Anniversary Gala held at the famed Dinah Shore Estate in the heart of Palm Springs’ exclusive Old Las Palmas neighborhood.  This iconic, Mid-Century home designed in 1964 by renowned architect Donald Wexler lies nestled amid clusters of palm trees at the foot of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains.  Guests will be able to explore the estate’s main house, pool house and 1.3 acres of desert oasis gardens while sampling some of the best food and beverage the Coachella Valley has to offer.

Early registrants can save $100 off the regular $599 member/$899 nonmember rate by registering before August 13.  To register and for more event details and sponsorship information, log on to



NGVAmerica is a national organization of over 200 companies and organizations dedicated to the development of a growing, profitable, and sustainable market for vehicles, ships and carriers powered by natural gas or biomethane.  NGVAmerica member companies produce, distribute, and market natural gas and biomethane across North America, manufacture and service natural gas vehicles, engines, and equipment, and operate fleets powered by clean-burning gaseous fuels.  Find out more at: