Industry events and training

NTEA is a leading provider of education and training for the work truck industry. Contact us at with questions.


Sept. 24, 2024
Saint John’s Resort
Plymouth, Michigan

Explore trends, forecasts and marketplace dynamics influencing commercial vehicles and your company. Learn more

Oct. 15-16, 2024
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
Sandusky, Ohio

Commercial Vehicle Upfitting Summit is an annual event that offers the work truck industry technical community an opportunity to preview commercial vehicle updates and engage with OEM engineers on critical upfitter modifications. Learn more

March 4-7, 2025 | Indiana Convention Center (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Featuring the newest industry products, industry-focused training courses, and access to technical engineering representatives from hundreds of exhibiting companies. Learn more


Webinars provide expert insights on technical and engineering issues, industry forecasts, regulatory updates, workforce development, and more. View a schedule, find past webinars and register for upcoming at

classroom training and education

Work Truck Industry Welder Certification Program

This unique program, developed in collaboration with The Lincoln Electric Company and National Coalition of Certification Centers (NC3), provides companies in the work truck industry with access to a consistent training curriculum they can utilize to train and certify welders within their organizations. Manufacturer and distributor companies in the work truck industry that want to hire, train and retain certified welders should consider implementing this welder certification training program. Learn more.

ASE Certification – Truck Equipment Series
Service technicians interested in ASE certification should consider taking the Truck Equipment Series tests by ASE. These tests were written under ASE auspices by a group of 23 dedicated volunteers from NTEA member companies across the U.S. representing managers with strong service backgrounds, first-line shop supervisory personnel and practicing technicians. Learn more


NTEA offers a variety of online training opportunities free to members, including

Learn more at Not a member, but interested in access at no charge? Schedule a membership call at or 800-441-6832.