Industry Summit


Tuesday, November 13th – NGVAmerica Governance & Committee Meetings

12:00 – 5:00 pm Open Registration
12:00 – 5:00 pm NGVAmerica Governance & Committee Meetings

Wednesday, November 14th – CEO Showcase

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
Morning Arrival of our coast-to-coast NGV Road Rally followed by our introductory program:
Industry Summit Keynote Address by the Hon. Bill Richardson, former New Mexico Governor, U.S. Energy Secretary, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and U.S. Congressman
Presentations from leading NGV Industry CEOs
CEO Panel Discussion on the Future of Natural Gas in Transportation moderated by Governor Richardson
Afternoon Industry Networking, including golf at the beautiful Nicklaus Designed Escena Golf Club, ranked the #6 public course in California by
 Evening Reception under the stars at the Riviera Palm Springs Resort

Thursday and Friday, November 15th & 16th – Summit Sessions

Thursday and Friday (morning only) offer a full day and a half of presentations and panels by NGV stakeholders, government policy makers, and industry influencers.

We’ll reflect on our past, strategize about our future, and discuss new challenges and opportunities moving into our fourth decade. Sessions will focus on trends in CNG, LNG, and RNG use in transportation as well as emerging high-horsepower marine, rail, and other off-road applications.

And coming one week after the November 2018 Mid-Term Elections, the Summit will offer in-depth analysis on how the resulting new political order impacts our industry.

Thursday, November 15th

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open
Morning Sessions TBA
Afternoon Sessions TBA
Thursday Evening NGVAmerica 30th Anniversary Gala

Don’t miss Thursday evening’s NGVAmerica 30th Anniversary Gala held at the famed Dinah Shore Estate in the heart of Palm Springs’ exclusive Old Las Palmas neighborhood. This iconic, Mid-Century home designed in 1964 by renowned architect Donald Wexler lies nestled amid clusters of palm trees at the foot of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains. Guests will be able to explore the estate’s main house, pool house and 1.3 acres of desert oasis gardens while sampling some of the best food and beverage the Coachella Valley has to offer.

Friday, November 16th

8:00 am – 11:00 am Registration Open
Morning Sessions TBA
12:00 pm Industry Summit Concludes

Networking Events

Where NGV Industry Leaders and Professionals Meet

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As the must-attend event for the NGV industry, the NGVAmerica Annual Meeting & Industry Summit is renowned for its excellent networking opportunities. For more than 25 years, NGVAmerica has served the industry by fostering new relationships, opportunities, and partnerships. Our networking events bring together exactly who you need to meet to achieve your business goals – bring your business cards!


Be sure to visit the MarketPlace between sessions and during breaks to connect with the company representatives to discover new business opportunities, having meaningful  conversations and connect with industry colleagues.

Industry Reception

Evening receptions are your ideal opportunity to mingle with decision makers in a relaxed atmosphere, reflecting on the day’s discussions and explore business opportunities with new contacts.

Breakfast & Coffee Breaks

Extended breakfast networking sessions and coffee breaks have been planned throughout to ensure you maximize your networking time.

Golf Tournament

Network with key contacts over a round of golf at beautiful Nicklaus Designed Escena Golf Club, ranked the #6 public course in California by

2018 NGV Achievement Awards

You can still vote for the 2018 NGV Achievement Awards!
Download this PDF and nominate today!

NGVAmerica sponsors the NGV Achievement Awards to recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions toward the advancement of natural gas as a transportation fuel. They are awarded to nominees from all stakeholder segments, including but not limited to: NGV industry equipment and service suppliers, policy-makers, customers and clean-air/clean transportation advocates. Nominees’ disciplines include education, government relations/policy development, public relations/communications, marketing, technology and operations/applications, among others.