Green Drives

Green Drives Conference and Expo Naperville

Illinois Alliance for Clean Transportation will host the annual Green Drives Conference & Expo on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Northern Illinois University’s Conference Center in Naperville, Illinois.

Green Drives – one of the largest clean-transportation conferences held in the Midwest – is a must-attend event for government officials, commercial and municipal fleet managers, corporate sustainability officers, and clean-tech and clean-energy professionals who want to learn how to use cleaner, lower emissions fuels and technologies, while saving money.

Advanced vehicle technologies, electric vehicles, and alternative fuels will be showcased, including dozens of green vehicles and exhibitors. Attendees not only get a chance to network with experts from throughout the nation and the region, but they learn of first-hand experiences from fleets currently using alternative fuels and electric vehicles. Attendees also get the chance to test drive vehicles of all different sizes.

Free tickets: Fleet managers and fleet decision-makers may register for a complimentary Green Drives ticket by sending an email to One free ticket per organization. Additional tickets may be purchased.

Sponsorship packages and exhibitor booths for Green Drives are available here. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Joy Piazza.

A hotel block has been reserved for the night of May 17 at the Courtyard by Marriott – Chicago/Naperville. Standard rooms are $131 per night. You may call the hotel directly or follow this link to book under the block name “IACT”

Questions? If you have questions regarding sponsorships, exhibitor booths, or vehicles, please contact Dr. Joy Piazza.


Tuesday, May 18, 2023
from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)


NIU Naperville Meeting and
Conference Center

1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563



Broadcast your support for clean fuels fleet transportation. Connect with commercial and government fleets, and other stakeholders. Get exposure for your company and your brand. Download the Event Sponsorship Packet to learn more. Or, become a member. Our Annual Sponsorships include Green Drives!

Display a Vehicle

To display an alternative fuel, electric or hybrid fleet vehicle at Green Drives, register the vehicle here. There is no extra cost to display vehicles.

Our Speakers

2023 Green Drives Conference & Expo Naperville Speakers will be announced closer to the event date.

Vehicle Registration

At Green Drives, we can accommodate up to 40 environmentally friendly vehicles, including passenger vehicles, medium-duty trucks and buses, transit and school buses, and heavy-duty Class 8 tractors. However, if you are interested in bringing an alternative-fuel, electric or hybrid vehicle, you must register your vehicle(s) on our Vehicle Registration Page. Specific instructions about bringing vehicles to the event will be sent to you a week prior to the program.

Free Admission

Fleet managers can attend Green Drives for free!

A MAX OF ONE free pass per fleet organization is available. Additional tickets may be purchased. Offer is available for commercial or government fleet managers or other fleet operations decision makers, such as directors, city managers, mayors or county officials. To receive a complimentary pass, send a request to Bethany at with your name, title, organization, and contact information. Upon approval, a special promo code will be sent to you to use at registration.

Event Sponsors

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IACT, formerly known as Chicago Area Clean Cities, is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to reducing emissions from the transportation sector.

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