The 2011 Green Fleet Conference Oct. 3-4 in Grapevine, Texas, saw a 15-percent increase in attendance over last year, with more than 550 fleet professionals present. The 4th annual conference was the largest and best attended one yet, according to event organizers.

The conference consisted of two days of presentations and educational panel discussions about green fleet vehicles, strategies, technologies, experiences, and compliance issues. Tulsa, Okla., Mayor Dewey Bartlett gave a conference-opening speech, and keynote speakers for the conference were John Schaaf from Johnson Controls and Britta Gross from General Motors. Thirty-five vehicles were available for a ride-and-drive on the first day of the event, and the show floor allowed conference attendees to connect with key industry suppliers.

Awards announced at the show included the Sustainability All-Stars award, Government Green Fleet awards, and the Propane Hero award.

Additional images taken at the 2011 Green Fleet Conference can be viewed online at Click on the "Photo Galleries" tab and select Green Fleet Conference 2011.

Next year’s conference will take place Oct. 2-3, 2012 in Schaumburg, Ill. Updates on the show will be available at

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