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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.
(Oct. 9, 2018)
— Registration is now open for The Work Truck Show® 2019. North America’s largest work
truck event is even bigger as NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck
Industry has added another conference to the Work Truck Week lineup.
The Work Truck Show 2019 will feature dozens
of educational opportunities, including the new Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation
Conference, Fleet Technical Congress, Green Truck Summit and special sessions
on lean thinking; the two-day Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive; multiple
networking events; and an exhibit floor featuring the latest commercial
vehicles, equipment and technology.
Work Truck Week is scheduled March 5–8
at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Educational sessions,
Green Truck Summit, Fleet Technical Congress and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation
Conference begin March 5, and the Work Truck Show exhibit hall is open March 6–8.
Registration is available at worktruckshow.com.
Work Truck Show 2019 will give fleet managers, truck equipment distributors,
upfitters and other decision-makers unrivaled access to the industry’s latest
equipment, technology and thought leaders to help them improve efficiency, implement
best practices and grow their operations,” says Steve Carey, NTEA president
& CEO. “Nowhere else can attendees compare vocational truck products from
hundreds of exhibiting companies, network with their peers, and learn about the
industry’s latest advances and trends — all in one place.”
Work Truck Show kicks off with a full day of education and networking on
Tuesday, March 5. New this year, manufacturers and distributors
can learn how to improve manufacturing efficiency and business results using
the latest techniques and technology at Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation
Conference. A special session, Lean 101:
Straightforward Approach to Lean Implementation for Truck Equipment Upfitters, is
also scheduled for Tuesday.
Technical Congress and Green Truck Summit will run concurrently on Tuesday. For the first time, registrants will
be able to switch back and forth between the two popular conferences, based on which
educational session topics interest them, throughout the day. A combined reception will be held following
the last general sessions.
Concurrent educational sessions,
including exclusive OEM truck updates, take place Tuesday afternoon. The opening
reception Tuesday evening at Lucas Oil Stadium gives professionals from across
the industry a chance to network in a fun environment.
opportunities continue Wednesday morning, with concurrent sessions available,
as well as the special session Fleet Management 101. The exhibit hall opens at
10 a.m. and features the industry’s newest products, equipment and technology
developments, as well as the Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive outside. NTEA’s
Generation Next hosts a Leadership Workshop & Networking Reception: How to
Become a League of Your Own from 3–5 p.m.
New Exhibitor Pavilion will be open
Wednesday and Thursday. This new dedicated space showcases companies exhibiting
at the Show for the first time. It opens an hour before the main exhibit hall
to give attendees extra time to discover something new.
Thursday kicks off with the President’s
Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting. Jeffrey Gitomer, a creative, on-the-edge writer and
speaker, will deliver the
keynote address. Also Thursday, attendees can register to attend Purdue Road
School, LTAP Fleet Educational Program: The Blizzard of 2039 or the special
session, The Toyota Kata Journey — Daily Practice for Scientific Thinking,
Mindset and Culture. Concurrent educational sessions, exhibit hall and Ride-and-Drive
opportunities continue on Thursday.
On Friday, attendees can explore the more
than 500,000-square-foot exhibit floor one last time to find the latest trucks,
bodies, equipment and technology. They’ll also have the chance to speak
directly with management, sales and engineering teams in manufacturers’ booths
to get technical solutions and advice.
For the complete schedule of events, session
descriptions, floor plan and registration, visit worktruckshow.com. For more information, call 800-441-6832
or email email@example.com.
Join the conversation on facebook.com/TheWorkTruckShow and Twitter @WorkTruckShow with the official Work Truck Show
hashtag #worktrucks19, Green Truck Summit hashtag #greentrucks19 and Fleet Technical
Congress hashtag #fleets19.
Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents more than 2,050 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.
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Editor’s note: High-resolution photos
from The Work Truck Show 2018 are available for download in the online
pressroom at worktruckshow.com/photosandlogos.