This article was published in the July 2019 edition of NTEA News.
Discover the most recent innovations from industry OEMs at NTEA’s Truck Product Conference. Scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 17 to Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, this annual event will be held at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. This popular gathering, founded more than 50 years ago, gives industry professionals preliminary exposure to upcoming vehicles and the chance to engage engineers from 12 chassis manufacturers on important upfitter conversions.
In addition to covering product updates, OEMs will address upcoming plans. Attendees can explore new vehicle displays and interact with chassis manufacturer representatives on topics specific to building multi-stage commercial trucks. The conference is a highly-regarded opportunity to get awareness of what’s ahead, enabling the industry to start navigating implications.
In a streamlined, two-day format, participants can
- Preview product upgrades and OEM launches
- Get insights on new model year trucks
- Identify OEM positions on technical issues
- Discuss potential upfitting challenges
- Access body builder content and related resources
- Network with industry peers
Advance registration pricing
For advance registration pricing ($179 NTEA members/$279 nonmembers), register for Truck Product Conference by Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. After this date, costs increase to $209 for members and $309 for nonmembers. Breakfast and lunch are included in the event package, in addition to an opening reception from 4–6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
Hyatt Place Detroit/Novi — conveniently connected to Suburban Collection Showplace — is offering a discounted rate of $175 per night if booking by Aug. 15, 2019, at 5 p.m. EDT. Use code G-NTPC. Keep in mind, availability is limited.
Less than three miles away, Holiday Inn Express Wixom is located in a small suburban city home to many manufacturing businesses and a growing downtown area. Book by Aug. 15, 2019, to receive a discount ($144.99 per night). There is no shuttle service to and from this hotel.
Learn more and register at ntea.com/truckproductconference.