As anyone who has been involved in the taxi and private hire trade must know, the industry is changing: the size of the market, the vehicles, the technology, the legislation, the very fibre of this industry is evolving all the time.
At this year’s exhibition there were a number of trade-related seminars, the topics and participants are detailed below.
Keynote Speaker: Dr James M. Cooper
A Generation of Apps: Increasing competition, increasing expectations and a taxi resurgence.
Company Profile: LIVE
A series of short talks by a select group of medium-sized firms on how their businesses have successfully adapted and expanded in these challenging times.
Companies taking part were DG Cars of Nottingham, Green Tomato Cars of London, Club Class Travel of Northwich and Central Morley Cars of Leeds.
The Future's Bright - The Futures Green
A seminar on the viability of electric and LPG as alternative fuels.
Companies taking part were Autogas, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Dynamo Motor Company, CGon and eVolt.
Question & Answer Forum
An open discussion with our panel of industry experts. This year the panel was Patrick Nolan, Steven McCaffrey. Gary Jacobs, Steve Wright, David Lawrie, PC Dave Humpherson, James Cooper and Steve Garelick.