MIDYEAR EVENT: September 6-8, 2022


IEDA Midyear Meeting (members only)


Tuesday, Sept. 6 – Thursday, Sept. 8


Speedway Club in Fort Worth, Texas


Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Niece Equipment, LP

United States of Freight

RJB Hydraulic Hammers

Stretch Transports, LLC

Trophy Tractor Inc.

2-C Equipment, LLC

JT Bates Group

JB&B Capital

Construction Equipment Guide

Uni International

RDO Equipment Co.

Easton Sales & Rentals LLC


MG Machinery LLC

Bryan Auction Co.

Alliance Funding Group

Machinery Trader



NMT Shipping

Hall Equipment Company

Here’s where you find the networking and business education essential for your equipment company — spend quality time with your peers and have the time of your life! ​


Sign up now for early bird savings: On Tuesday, Sept. 6 – Thursday, Sept. 8, IEDA’s members-only Midyear Meeting blazes a new trail at the Texas Motor Speedway Club in Ft. Worth, Texas. 

Combining the thrilling experience of race car driving with relaxed networking opportunities and highly-relevant equipment business presentations, this is the “don’t-miss” event tailored for independents. 

Come out and hang with successful business people who “get” your challenges and can help solve issues and questions you may be wrestling with.


Members can choose from two types of registration:

Classic Registration​​ – includes the Race Day Ride Along Experience accompanied by a professional driver. Drive shotgun around the track four times with an experienced NASCAR driver with speeds ranging up to 150 mph.  ​

Classic Registration Fee: $245  

Souped-Up Registration​​​ – as real as it gets! Drive a NASCAR race car by yourself – a 1.50-mile oval, banked 24 degrees in the turns following a 45-minute class. With speeds up to 150 mph, you’ll get 8 laps or 8 minutes by yourself. There’s no lead car to follow and no instructor rides with you. Note: limited spots available and they are filling up fast!! First come, first served so don’t wait.

Souped-Up Registration Fee: $545 


Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle

3300 Championship Parkway, Fort Worth TX 76177 | 817-961-0800



Tuesday, Sept. 6

Welcome BBQ with live music

6:30 p.m. | Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Hotel & Golf Club at Champions Circle

Build friendships and business deals among the leaders of independent equipment distribution.  

Wednesday, Sept. 7


Texas Motor Speedway | 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177

Business Program

Texas Motor Speedway | 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177


Texas Motor Speedway | 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177

Speedway Event 

Choose from 2 racing experience options. See registration details above. (transportation from Marriott provided)​ 

Member Dinner

Joe T. Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant | 2201 N. Commerce St, Fort Worth TX 76164 (transportation from Marriott provided)

Sponsored by:

Thursday, Sept. 8​

Golf at The Marriott

Tee times starting at 8 a.m. 

Golf fee: $55 per person | Golf course has 8 sets of right-handed and 2 sets of left-handed rental clubs available for $40 fee.

(Register for golf on the Meeting Registration form.)


KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The 5 Biggest Contractual Mistakes Equipment Dealers Make … and How to Stay Out of Legal Quick Sand

Attorney James Waite is the equipment and rental industries’ leading legal expert, and on Sept. 7, he’s IEDA’s featured keynote presenter – his information could save you thousands in fees and other expenses. 

Waite is a corporate and transactional attorney with over 25 years of experience in buying, selling, and leasing businesses, equipment and real estate. He has served as General Counsel, CEO, CFO and COO for companies ranging from airlines to equipment lessors. 

He wrote the American Rental Association’s book on rental contracts, writes Rental Management’s monthly “Legally Speaking” article, and routinely presents at industry association conferences. Waite is also a veteran of the U.S Air Force.


Bring your questions!



Now What? What Years of Data and Recent Momentum Say About the Future
With Jarrett Harris, Director of Cyclicals Research, OTR Global


Jarrett will look at recent trends in new equipment production and purchasing, rental fleet dynamics and used equipment supply in an attempt to triangulate what happens next in the equipment industry.

As Director of Cyclicals Research for OTR Global, Jarrett provides in-depth industry analysis to the world’s most prominent investment firms and is a trusted resource of leading construction and mining industry organizations. Leveraging nearly two decades of experience and a global team of 20-plus researchers, Jarrett seeks to uncover correlations between grassroots construction market intel and public company performance. Jarrett’s team conducts more than 3,500 live interviews with industry contacts annually, and travels extensively to where decisions are made — from U.S. equipment auctions to Chinese coal mines. The resulting quarterly reports prove a valuable decision-making tool for investors and industry participants alike.


Your Digital Dealership
With Clint Lawing, MediaOne


Building off his segment during IEDA’s spring webinar, Clint will walk you through how to effectively target real equipment buyers using digital tools on Google and Facebook … to help you sell more equipment. 

Clint has a very unique combination of experience and education. He helped grow a heavy equipment recruiting job board, while helping create a business plan and launching a heavy equipment startup that raised a multi-million-dollar seed funding round. Through these experiences, Clint has worn every hat imaginable giving him a unique marketing perspective. Today, he is Associate Media Director at MediaOne North America.




Sponsorship opportunities available!​


The Daytona 500 — $1200​​​

Tuesday Night’s Welcome BBQ Dinner & Drinks Sponsor​


  • Logo prominently featured on all emails, event page and onsite.
  • Public recognition by Dave Gordon at event.​
  • Opportunity to distribute marketing/promotional materials to attendees.






The Winston 500 — $750​

Breakfast & Lunch Sponsor at Texas Motor Speedway​

  • Logo prominently featured on all emails, event page and onsite.
  • Public recognition by Dave Gordon at event.

(only 3 left!)​

The Coca-Cola 600 — $500​

Sponsor the Entertainment at Welcome BBQ, Transportation, Business Session Speaker, or Thursday’s Breakfast at the Marriott​

  • Logo prominently featured on all emails, event page and onsite.
  • Public recognition by Dave Gordon at event.

(only 3 left!)

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Dave Gordon at 708-269-3499