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20th anniversary event features training, networking and new trucks
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Oct. 8, 2019) — NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry announces the full schedule of events for Work Truck Week, including The Work Truck Show 2020, Green Truck Summit, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference. Registration for North America’s largest work truck event, which celebrates its 20th anniversary, is now open at worktruckshow.com.
The Work Truck Show 2020 runs March 3–6 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Educational sessions, Green Truck Summit, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference begin March 3. The exhibit hall opens March 4 and runs through noon on March 6.
Work Truck Week features three days of educational programs, multiple networking opportunities, a two-day Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive, the industry’s leading alternative fuels and advanced technology conference, an event dedicated to improving manufacturing techniques and efficiency, and an expansive exhibit floor displaying the most innovative commercial vehicles, equipment and technology.
“The Work Truck Show 2020 will highlight what’s best about our industry: emerging technologies, groundbreaking new vocational vehicles, robust educational sessions and the opportunity to connect with those who are passionate about the commercial vehicle community,” says Steve Carey, NTEA president & CEO. “For 20 years, the Show has helped energize and transform the industry, and we look forward to continuing to make an impact.”
Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2017–2019), is keynote speaker at this year’s NTEA Annual Meeting (formerly known as President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting) on Thursday morning.
Many popular training sessions return to Work Truck Week, including Green Truck Summit, Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference, and Fleet Management 101. New for 2020 is a special session on Spec’ing for Success. Attendees can hear what’s on the horizon from 17 truck OEMs presenting exclusive updates at the Show. For industry newcomers, NTEA’s Generation Next is hosting the Leadership Workshop & Networking Reception: Tap into Your Inner Rhythm.
Purdue Road School is once again part of The Work Truck Show, with two sessions covering Indiana statutes and ethics. Indiana LTAP is hosting the Fleet Educational Program: Winter Operations from Sidewalks to Statewide as well as Road Scholar Core Course #11 – Road and Bridge Plan Reading.
The exhibit floor covers more than 500,000 square feet with the latest trucks, bodies, equipment and technology. Speak directly with management, sales and engineering teams in manufacturers’ booths to get technical solutions and advice. Even more new products can be found in New Exhibitor Pavilion, a dedicated space showcasing first-time exhibitors. Returning for its second year, the Pavilion is open on Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5.
Access the complete schedule of events, session descriptions, floor plan and registration at worktruckshow.com. For more information, call 800-441-6832 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the conversation on facebook.com/TheWorkTruckShow and Twitter @WorkTruckShow with the official Work Truck Show hashtag #worktrucks20.
Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents more than 2,100 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario. NTEA staff are knowledgeable and experienced in a variety of areas related to the work truck industry. Visit ntea.com/meetourexperts to learn more or request an interview.
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Editor’s note: High-resolution photos from The Work Truck Show 2019 are available for download in the online pressroom at worktruckshow.com/photosandlogos.