Generation Next opportunities at WTW23

This article was published in the February 2023 edition of NTEA News.

Work Truck Week 2023 is just around the corner, March 7–10 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Green Truck Summit is March 7; educational sessions run March 7–9; and the exhibit hall is open March 8–10.

If you’ve been part of the work truck industry for less than 10 years and would like to enhance your networking and professional development opportunities, consider getting involved with Generation Next. To learn more, visit or take advantage of these offerings at WTW23.

Generation Next Leadership Workshop & Networking Reception
NTEA’s Generation Next workshop, EQ + TQ = Positive Workplace Climate, held Wednesday, March 8 from 2:30–5:30 p.m., will address how managing your staff’s emotional intelligence (EQ) with their teamwork intelligence (TQ) will bring about sustainable transformation in your workplace climate. Coach Sidney Moncrief, Hall of Famer, author, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and founder of the Moncrief One Team, will discuss EQ components such as improving relationships, assisting one another, showing respect, making empathy real and communicating efficiently. He will also address TQ components like building trust, having resolve, recognizing responsibility and giving 100% effort. Learn practical strategies from an experienced professional basketball player and coach that will not only improve, but transform your workplace climate.

This session, which is followed by a networking reception, is not included in any WTW23 registration package. It is available for purchase separately.

Meet the Board of Governors
Generation Next’s Board of Governors will be at NTEA Booth 3500 Thursday, March 9 from 10 a.m.–noon. Stop by to say hello, connect, ask questions and learn how to get involved.

About Generation Next
NTEA’s Generation Next gives new industry professionals support in developing skills and building peer relationships in the work truck industry. Membership is free to employees of NTEA member companies who are new to the work truck industry (less than 10 years of service). Members represent all spectrums of the industry — from small and large companies; distributors, manufacturers and industry-related suppliers; with job titles from technician to sales representative, manager to president.

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