The Work Truck Show fact sheet

The Work Truck Show® is North America’s largest work truck event. Produced annually by NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, it covers more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space with vocational trucks from Classes 1–8, including chassis, bodies, components, equipment, technology and accessories.

  • Work Truck Week runs March 69 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Work Truck Show, Green Truck Summit and Fleet Technical Congress educational sessions begin March 6, and the exhibit hall is open March 7–9.
  • New this year, fleet can managers explore the latest technology solutions while gaining management insights from some of North America’s top fleet leaders and suppliers at Fleet Technical Congress, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit.

  • Green Truck Summit, the industry’s premier alternative fuels and advanced technology conference, is held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show and Fleet Technical Congress
  • General Michael Hayden, retired four-star general and former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency, delivers the keynote address at the President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting on March 8.
  • Fleet Management 101 offers a thorough introduction to the most important elements of an effective fleet management program on March 7.
  • Fleet Technical Congress general sessions cover the future of commercial vehicles; reactive vs. predictive maintenance; the impact of smart, connected vehicles; how to integrate multiple data streams to enhance decision-making; benefits and risks associated with vehicle data; and techniques for improving equipment replacement strategies.
  • Green Truck Summit general sessions cover topics such as technology and fuel advancements and strategies for choosing them; a roadmap to local, state and federal funds; opportunities to improve commercial vehicle productivity and efficiency; and next steps for the future of work trucks.
  • Choose from concurrent educational sessions spanning a range of topics, including vehicle design, connectivity and automation, workforce development, government regulations, risk management, and global trends.
  • The world’s leading truck manufacturers display their latest vehicles at The Work Truck Show, with 15 presenting exclusive OEM Update Sessions on the latest chassis specifications, considerations for body and equipment installation, and future plans.
  • At the Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive Wednesday and Thursday, attendees can drive commercial vehicles incorporating the latest advanced technologies and fuel applications.
  • Dozens of new commercial trucks, bodies, equipment and related products are introduced at The Work Truck Show.

  • The Wreck Room – a lounge equipped with classic arcade games gives attendees and exhibitors a fun place to network just steps from the exhibit hall.
  • Attendees can collaborate with exhibitor management, sales and engineering teams and can talk to regulatory agency experts.
  • NTEA staff is available in the Association’s booth (#3401) to answer technical questions.
  • Advanced vehicle technologies and fuels are highlighted in the Productivity and Fuels Pavilion dedicated section of the exhibit hall.
  • Some of the largest fleets in the country attend The Work Truck Show. Eighty percent of fleet attendees have final purchasing authority. Distributors, upfitters, manufacturers and truck dealers also attend.
  • Tickets are required for all special events. President’s Breakfast and special session tickets are not included with any registration package, and the Opening Reception is only included with the Fleet Technical Congress package. 
  • Get social with The Work Truck Show at and Twitter @WorkTruckShow with the official Work Truck Show hashtag #worktrucks18, Green Truck Summit hashtag #greentrucks18 and Fleet Technical Congress hashtag #fleets18.