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  December 26th, 2021 | Written by

2022 Kicks-Off with Plenty of Events in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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Ah, a new year has arrived once again, bringing with it new opportunities to network, grow, and experience leading trade shows in logistics and supply chain management. If you haven’t already registered to attend in-person, many of the following conferences offer virtual streaming and virtual interactive meetings. That being said, here are our picks for upcoming events to mark on your calendar as we ring in the new year…

NRC Conference & NRC-REMSA Exhibition

Jan. 5-8

Phoenix, Arizona

The National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association and Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association events include presentations from major freight railroads, transit agencies and other key rail leaders.

World Food Logistics Organization Institute West

Jan. 9-12

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center, Tempe, Arizona

The nonprofit WFLO develops education and research for the industry and provides cold chain advisory services that empower economic development and strengthen the global cold chain.

MARS 2022 Winter Meeting

Jan. 11-13

The Westin Chicago Lombard, Lombard, Illinois

Midwest Association of Rail Shippers provides an open forum for resolving transportation and car supply problems, coupled with educational programs on railroad operating practices, new transportation innovations and legislative matters.

AirCargo Conference

Jan. 17-19

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana

Cybersecurity, mergers & acquisitions and government mandates are among the topics covered at this gathering of corporate leaders and compliance managers from across the air cargo supply chain. 

2022 N.C. Transportation Summit

Jan. 19-20

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina

Hear industry leaders discuss the future of mobility and the latest innovations in a state that is expected to have 3 million more residents by 2040.

World Food Logistics Organization Institute West

Jan. 30-Feb. 2

Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Professionals engaged in temperature-controlled logistics are offered more than 40 classes taught by industry leaders. The curriculum includes cold-chain management, customer service, warehouse operations, transportation and more. 


Jan. 31-Feb. 11


Enjoy exclusive networking and one-on-one events tailored for e-commerce and logistics professionals. Select buyers will also be invited to industry-focused Table Talks that allow for the free flow of ideas and thought leadership.

Reverse Logistics Conference & Expo 

Feb. 7-9
The Mirage, Las Vegas, Nevada

“The Circular Economy” is the theme for the premier gathering of returns and reverse logistics professionals. Improving brand reputation and customer satisfaction while increasing asset recovery is the secret sauce for 700 attendees.

Supply Chain Visibility Conference

Feb. 9-11

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Bonita Springs, Florida

Health Industry Distributors Association manufacturers, distributors, group purchasing organizations and providers discuss ways to work together better to ensure product availability, improve forecasting and support patient care. 

LINK: the Retail Supply Chain Conference

Feb. 20-23

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas

The Retail Industry Leaders Association gathers top executives in the retail supply chain to network and learn from each other through case studies, leading practices and expert thought leadership. 

ASEAN Ports & Shipping 2022

Feb. 22-24

InterContinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Port Klang Authority hosts this container ports and terminal operations exhibition and conference for shippers, cargo owners, importers/exporters, shipping lines, freight forwarders, logistics companies and ports, terminals and railway operators.


Feb. 27-March 2

Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California

For the first time since 2019, Trans Pacific Maritime reconvenes this must-attend conference for the global container shipping and logistics community. “The many challenges that currently exist in the global supply chain will only enhance the importance of this event,” says South Carolina Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome.

Air Cargo Americas

March 8-10

Miami Airport Convention Center, Miami, Florida

Top executives from all sectors of the aviation, and logistics industries exchange views and experiences to enhance the growth of the cargo industry in the Western Hemisphere. Airport reps, exporters, freight forwarders, shippers and more attend.

TCA Annual Convention 

March 19-22

Wynn Las Vegas Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

Receive the latest updates about the Truckload Carriers Association, which represents dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, tanker and intermodal container carriers operating throughout North America. 


March 28-31 

Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

It’s the largest international supply chain expo held in North or South America. Solution providers demonstrate their equipment, systems and services to manufacturing, supply chain and transportation professionals.

Mexico’s Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit

March 31

El Paso Convention and Performing Arts Center, El Paso, Texas

Leading OEMs in Mexico and potential suppliers meet as conference sessions and case studies inform about the latest developments in manufacturing and supply chain dynamics south of the U.S. border.