April 15 - 17, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV


Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Associate Publisher, Auto Rental News | Bobit

(310) 533-2499
[email protected]

As associate publisher of Automotive Fleet (digital), Auto Rental News, Fleet Forward, and Business Fleet, Chris Brown covers all aspects of fleets, transportation, and mobility. Chris produces and emcees the annual International Car Rental Show, the largest event serving the auto rental industry worldwide. Chris also created and produces the Fleet Forward Conference and related regional Tour stops, the Fleet Safety Conference, and DeliveryCon, serving the last-mile delivery market. Chris has won publishing awards for editorial excellence including a Jesse H. Neal Award, three Folio: Eddie Awards, and three Maggie Awards. As an internationally recognized expert on fleets, auto rental and mobility, Chris has spoken at industry events in the U.S., Brazil, Ireland, and China. He has been sourced and quoted in national media such as Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Good Morning America, and National Public Radio. 

Session Archive

Welcome! and Keynote: Fireside Chats: Understanding the Recovery for Car Rental

August 16, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM (PT)

Three experts, three fireside chats — one big picture. Befitting extraordinary times, this year’s ICRS keynote takes on a new format. AVAILABLE ON-DEMAND TUES 8/17 More Info

Keynote: Understanding Data & Trends to Engage the Post-Covid Car Renter

August 17, 2021
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (PT)

This seminar presents custom research that spotlights key insights into how traveler behaviors and preferences have evolved over the past year, including how they engage with and what they expect from travel brands. More Info

Closing Keynote: Car Rental and the EV Revolution: When, Where, and How?

August 17, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PT)

Electric vehicles comprise only about 2% of new vehicle sales today, yet as many as 50 new electric models are planned within five years. This panel of EV experts will outline the near future of the EV market and then dive into the logistics and challenges of renting EVs. More Info