Chauffeur Driven NLA Show Texas 2021
Saturday, October 16, 2021
New England Livery Association (NELA)

Heads up, New England operators! The New England Livery Association (NELA) has announced a new partnership with MassPay (MP), a full-service Human Capital Management company to provide comprehensive HR training and development for the Massachusetts Taxi and Livery community. A broad range of HR training will be offered to NELA members on a variety of HR topics including recruiting. interviewing, management development, compliance. and many other mission critical areas.

MassPay

MP will be offering a webinar on September 29 at 1:00 pm to show how operators are receiving significant funding through the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERC). Entitled Employee Retention Tax Credit: Updates, Maximizing Your Credit, and Minimizing Turnaround Times, the session will be hosted by MP Vice Presiden of HR Services Paul Carelis.

Organizations across all industries are qualifying for ERCs of thousands of dollars (and some over $1 million).  In July, the ERC expanded eligibility for this refundable, advanceable tax credit.  Join MP’s HR and payroll experts to get updated on the ERC and learn more about this program that provides significant pandemic aid.

Operators can register for the webinar to Find out new ERC eligibility categories, learn which restrictions are lifting and how they’ll impact eligibility, get proven strategies for maximizing credits, and discover how to reduce turnaround times and receive funds faster.

Visit nelivery.org or mp-hr.com for more information.

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The National Limousine Association (NLA) has extended the application deadline for its open board seats to October 15, NLA President Robert Alexander of RMA Worldwide announced in his weekly letter to members. The current open seats are:

National Limousine Association
  • At Large: 1 seat (any state in US)
  • US Central Region: 1 seat (Ark., Iowa, Ill., Ind., Kan., La., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.D., Neb., Ohio, Okla., S.D., Texas, and Wisc.)
  • US Northeast Region: 1 seat (Conn., Mass., Maine, N.H., N.J., N.Y., Pa., R.I., and Vt.)
  • US West Region: 1 seat (Ark., Ariz., Calif., Colo., Hawaii, Idaho, Mont., Nev., N.M., Ore., Utah, Wash., and Wyo.)
  • Canada Region: 1 seat
  • International  Region: 1 seat

To read the qualifications or submit an application for the election, click here.

Robert Alexander RMA NLA President Robert Alexander

“Having multiple candidates and getting a diverse group of operators involved offers members valuable choices when it comes to casting their vote and helps to strengthen the voice of our collective membership,” Alexander said in the letter. “By extending the date past the upcoming CD/NLA Show, I am hopeful that interested members will use the show as a unique opportunity to meet with current and former board members to gain insights about serving. I strongly urge every member who is thinking about stepping up and running to come to the show, attend the NLA Membership Meeting, stop by the NLA Lounge, and meet with board members. The show provides each of you with a rare opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and learn more straight from the source.”

Additionally, the NLA held an information session with several past and current board members on August 24 to help answer any questions about running for the board and what is expected from these leaders. The session is available here.

Visit limo.org for more information.

[09.21.21]

ALA Summit Talking Stick Resort Scottsdale, Ariz.

The Arizona Limousine Association (ALA) Board is pleased to announce that they are hosting their second Educational Summit on November 8 and 9. Held at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., the event will offer a variety networking and education opportunities to ALA members and guests.

Speakers scheduled to appear at the Summit include Ken Lucci of Driving Your Income, Matt Daus of Windels Marx, Jim Luff of Chosen Payments, Robert Gaskill of Motev, and Chauffeur Driven President Chris Weiss. Each speaker will discuss a hot-button topic affecting the luxury ground transportation industry.

“The ALA is really excited with this year’s line-up of speakers for the educational summit in Scottsdale,” says ALA President Jeff Conly of Vitesse Worldwide.

ALA Summit

The Educational Summit made its debut in 2019 and was immediately well received by ALA members.

Free to all active ALA members, the Summit is only $50 for non-members or guests. Room rates at the Talking Stick start at $129 a night for attendees. To register, operators can send an email to info@azlimousineassociation.com; rooms can be reserved through the Talking Stick at 480.850.7777.

Visit azlimousineassociation.com for more information.

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