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The Fleet News Forum offers free five-star accommodation to delegates taking part in pre-arranged business meetings.

Apply for your place online at www.fleetnewsforum.co.uk

You’ll be in good company at the Fleet News Forum

Fleet operators who are responsible for tens of thousands of vehicles will be taking part in the Fleet News Forum, which takes place on February 19 and 20.

Delegates take part in pre-arranged business meetings during the day and enjoy free entertainment and accommodation during the event at the luxurious five-star De Vere Grand Hotel, in Brighton.

The focus of the event is pre-arranged business meetings, but it is also a unique opportunity to network with industry peers and share ideas.

The fleet sizes of the companies already signed up for the free event range from 50 vehicles to more than 100,000 vehicles, with a mix of fleet managers, contract managers, general managers, transport managers and directors taking part.

They will be enjoying the luxury of the five-star De Vere Grand Hotel in Brighton while taking part in pre-arranged face-to-face business meetings.

Among the suppliers already signed up for the event are:

  • BT Fleet   
  • DaimlerChrysler
  • GreenRoad Tech
  • Honda  
  • JCT600  
  • Lexus 
  • Masterlease  
  • MNH Platinum  
  • Northgate  
  • Shell    
  • Trimble 


Each of the fleet decision-makers taking part can choose who they want to meet.

Before the event, they will be provided with a personalised itinerary which will set out their agenda for each day.

This will also include access to exclusive workshop presentations on some of the key issues facing fleet managers, covering risk management, green fleet issues, wholelife costs and taxation.

During any free time between meetings or at the end of the day, they can make use of all the facilities at the hotel, including a 12-metre heated swimming pool, health club and fitness studio.

You can even take a walk across the road to enjoy the stunning views across Brighton beach.

To secure your place, simply log onto the dedicated website for the event at www.fleetnewsforum.co.uk.

Great benefits for free

Everything is free, from the luxurious accommodation to meals and even evening entertainment.


Because suppliers cover the costs of your stay as they benefit from quality time with you.

Added value workshops

To ensure you make the most of your time at the Fleet News Forum, we are repeating our successful workshops.

Issues covered this year will be risk management, green fleet management, wholelife costs and taxation.

The Fleet News Forum explained

Boring boardrooms and hours of Powerpoint slides aren’t productive, especially when one over-long meeting can impact on the flow of a whole day’s work. It doesn’t have to be this way. 

At the Fleet News Forum, fleet decision-makers take part in pre-arranged business meetings.

This year, the event takes place at the stunning five-star De Vere Grand Hotel in Brighton.

Over two days, in beautiful surroundings, you can attend strictly-timed presentations that get straight down to business, focusing on what you want and what the supplier can deliver.

We organise the appointments in advance to save time and during the event you can expect to meet with 8-12 suppliers of your choosing.

Each one-to-one meeting lasts for 30 minutes and we also offer workshops covering some of the key fleet issues facing your business.

The time-saving and efficiency benefits compared to office meetings is immense.

The Fleet News Forum makes perfect business sense, so sign up today to save time and meet new suppliers. 

Log on to www.fleetnewsforum.co.uk to apply for your place

In their own words

“It was two very well spent days and all my objectives were met. I was more than satisfied.  I was there looking at accident management and driver duty of care.”
Mitch Elliott, fleet services manager, Lincolnshire County Council

“It was both very informative and beneficial for me personally, as well as for the organisation. I was able to rekindle business with an auction house, which proved worthwhile. I also made contact with vehicle hire companies, which was also beneficial.

“It is essential such events take place, as networking is a very important aspect of the fleet business. I am of the firm belief that without such events, the fleet industry would suffer as a consequence.”
Mike Thomas, fleet manager, Dyfed Powys Police

“I found the Fleet News Forum very informative and a useful networking event.”
Julie Furnival, Thera Trust

“We were about to embark on a tender so were keen to find out what was on offer.”
Debbie Floyde, fleet manager, Emap

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