Attendee FAQs

What is The Work Truck Show®?
What is the Green Truck Summit?
What is Fleet Technical Congress?
What is Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference?
Why should I attend The Work Truck Show 2019?
When and where is The Work Truck Show 2019?
Where is Indiana Convention Center?
What are Work Truck Show exhibit hall hours?
How do I register for Work Truck Show 2019?
How much does it cost to attend this event?
How can I get registration discounts?
I just registered. How do I know if it went through?
I registered for basic access to the exhibit hall. Can I upgrade to a package?
Can I register on-site? When is on-site registration open?
Do I need an educational package to attend a chassis update session?
What will I receive when checking in at the Show?
Can I rent a scooter at the Show to more easily cover the exhibit hall?
Where can I locate a map of the Convention Center?
Can you recommend a place to stay?
Do I need a car? Is convenient parking available?
Will there be shuttles to/from my hotel and Indiana Convention Center?
Will there be shuttles to/from the opening reception at Lucas Oil Stadium?
How do I find out which companies are exhibiting?
What will I find in the exhibit hall?
Is there an additional exhibit area in 2019?
Can I preview the floor plan?
Is there a place in the Convention Center where I can hold a brief, informal business meeting?
Is there a Work Truck Show 2019 app?
Any tips on what I should wear?
Should I bring anything special?
How do I learn more about becoming a sponsor and exhibiting at the Show?
How can I find out the latest Work Truck Show news?
Are you offering a Work Truck Show 2019 mug?
Do I need a special license to drive vehicles at The Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive?
I have a question that hasn’t been answered here. Can you help?

What is The Work Truck Show®? With more than 50 years of commercial vehicle and truck equipment event experience, NTEA is pleased to present The Work Truck Show 2019. This event is your chance to see the newest industry products, choose from a broad range of training courses and gain access to engineering representatives from hundreds of exhibiting companies. Interact with thousands of industry professionals; find solutions to technical issues; and talk shop with peers at special events and receptions.

As one of the top 100 trade shows in the U.S., The Work Truck Show is North America’s largest gathering of vocational trucks and equipment from Classes 1–8, including chassis, bodies, components and accessories. View the floor plan to see participating exhibitors and search products.

Connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/TheWorkTruckShow and Twitter @WorkTruckShow with the official Work Truck Show hashtag #worktrucks19, Fleet Technical Congress hashtag #fleets19 and Green Truck Summit hashtag #greentrucks19.
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What is the Green Truck Summit? Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show since 2009, Green Truck Summit is the industry’s premier conference on clean energy innovation for commercial vehicles. Gain insights on new productivity options and advanced technology implementation from regulatory agencies, fleet managers, vocational truck manufacturers, and stakeholders of various industry trade associations and professional societies. View Green Truck Summit FAQs.
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What is Fleet Technical Congress? Fleet Technical Congress, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2019, is designed to address timely issues affecting the fleet community. Leaders from some of the country’s biggest fleets and suppliers provide expert strategy and insight to help fleets optimize their resources and navigate current challenges, such as disaster recovery planning, securing fuel supplies and last-mile delivery. View Fleet Technical Congress FAQs. 
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What is Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference? New for 2019, Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference offers commercial truck manufacturers, upfitters, distributors and body builders of all sizes insights on improving manufacturing efficiency and business results. Anyone who builds work trucks can discover how to make scalable new techniques, technology and processes work for them. View Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference FAQs.
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Why should I attend The Work Truck Show 2019? The Work Truck Show draws thousands of industry professionals, including truck equipment manufacturers, distributors, dealers, fleet managers, leasing companies, government buyers, and more. There are opportunities to explore the exhibit floor, which features the latest vocational trucks and equipment; educate and innovate through expert insights and training; and engage the industry at networking eventsLearn more.
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When and where is The Work Truck Show 2019? The Work Truck Show 2019 takes place March 5–8, 2019, at Indiana Convention Center, 100 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225. SessionsGreen Truck Summit, Fleet Technical Congress, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference begin March 5; the exhibit hall is open March 6–8.
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Where is Indiana Convention Center? Indiana Convention Center is located at 100 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46225. Visit icclos.com for maps and interactive driving directions. The Convention Center is approximately 15 minutes from Indianapolis International Airport (IND), and is connected by skywalk to many hotels in downtown Indianapolis. Now one of the largest convention centers in America, Indiana Convention Center is connected by skywalks to more hotel rooms than any other city in the nation. Also linked to the center is a four-story urban shopping mall, surrounded by more than 200 restaurants and clubs, well-known sports venues, and a 10-block state park that features top museums, green space and a convenient canal walk. It’s the reason Sports Illustrated’s Peter King calls Indianapolis “the most walkable downtown in America.”
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What are Work Truck Show exhibit hall hours?

The exhibit hall is open:
Wednesday, March 6              10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, March 7                  10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday, March 8                        9 a.m.–noon

New Exhibitor Pavilion is open:
Wednesday, March 6              9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Thursday, March 7                  9 a.m.–4 p.m. 

SessionsGreen Truck Summit, Fleet Technical Congress, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference begin March 5. View the complete event schedule.
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How do I register for Work Truck Show 2019? Register online, download a registration form and fax to 248-489-8590, or call 800-441-6832. Media representatives can visit the media section for specific instructions or contact registrar@ntea.com.
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How much does it cost to attend this event? There are different registration options to fit your needs, including trade show-only access and event packages. For your convenience, special sessions and events, like opening reception and President’s Breakfast, are available separately for purchase. View registration prices or call 800-441-6832 to learn more.
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How can I get registration discounts? NTEA members receive discounted rates on Work Truck Show packages, special sessions and events. Explore the benefits of membership and contact Luci Pfaff, NTEA director of member services, at luci@ntea.com to discuss your options.
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I just registered. How do I know if it went through? Whether you register through fax, mail, phone or web, you will receive an email confirmation notice within one week. Your badge will be waiting for you on-site at any of the conveniently located registration areas. Contact NTEA at 800-441-6832 or info@ntea.com with questions.
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I registered for basic access to the exhibit hall. Can I upgrade to a package? Yes, you may upgrade your registration package or add special events or sessions (view available options) online, by email at registrar@ntea.com or by fax to 248-489-8590. All changes or cancellations must be received in writing. You will receive confirmation of these changes within one week.​
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Can I register on-site? When is on-site registration open? Yes, you may register at one of the conveniently located registration areas at Indiana Convention Center or JW Marriott Indianapolis. Certain sessions and events will sell out before the Show. We encourage all attendees to register in advance to ensure an exceptional experience.

On-site registration hours 
Monday, March 4             noon–5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5             7 a.m.–8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6       7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday, March 7           7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday, March 8                8 a.m.–noon
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Do I need an educational package to attend a chassis update session? Unless you’re an employee of the presenting OEM, you will need a Conference & Trade Show Package to attend concurrent sessions such as chassis updates. Review registration package options.
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What will I receive when checking in at the Show? When you stop by one of the conveniently located registration areas, you can pick up your badge and helpful materials such as the on-site Event Directory and floor plan. If you’ve purchased a package and/or registered for special sessions or events like opening reception and President’s Breakfast, access will be included as part of the barcode on your badge. 
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Can I rent a scooter at the Show to more easily cover the exhibit hall? Scooters can be reserved at the Maryland Street registration area free-of-charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Where can I locate a map of the Convention Center? A Convention Center map is featured in the on-site Event Directory (available at the registration areas). Information desks are positioned on Level 1 of the Convention Center at Crossroads Concourse and Hoosier Concourse.
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Can you recommend a place to stay? NTEA has arranged discounted rates for Work Truck Show registrants at nearby Indianapolis hotels (special pricing is good through Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, while availability lasts). Make reservations online or call 317-262-8191, Monday–Friday from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. EST (excluding holidays). Hotel confirmations are sent via email or fax within 24 hours.
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Do I need a car? Is convenient parking available? If you are flying into Indianapolis, a rental car is not necessary. The event and featured accommodations are conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. You will only need transportation to and from the airport. 

If you are driving to Indianapolis, downtown parking options are available.

Free parking is available at the Indianapolis Zoo, located near the Convention Center, at 1200 West Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46222. Complimentary shuttle buses will loop between the Convention Center and Zoo parking lot. 



Keep in mind, the marshalling yard for exhibitors will be located at the Indianapolis Zoo. For your convenience, NTEA is offering these parking and shuttle services free-of-charge.

If you are staying at a hotel in downtown Indianapolis during The Work Truck Show, you may make arrangements to use the hotel parking lots for your vehicles. Parking rates and availability vary based on vehicle size and lot location.
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Will there be shuttles to/from my hotel and Indiana Convention Center? All NTEA-designated hotels are within walking distance of the Convention Center, and many are connected via skywalk. Shuttle buses and cars are not necessary to take you from these hotels to the Convention Center. View hotel map.
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Will there be shuttles to/from the opening reception at Lucas Oil Stadium? Lucas Oil Stadium is conveniently connected by an enclosed pedestrian corridor to Indiana Convention Center and within walking distance of NTEA-designated hotels. Shuttle buses are not necessary to take you to and from opening reception.
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How do I find out which companies are exhibiting? current exhibitor list is available. You can search new exhibitors and see products being introduced at Work Truck Show 2019.
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What will I find in the exhibit hall? Products from all commercial vehicle industry segments — including chassis, bodies, aerial devices, snow and ice control equipment, accessories and components — are featured at The Work Truck Show, with many exhibitors revealing or launching new offerings.
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Is there an additional exhibit area in 2019? In addition to a 500,000-square foot exhibit hall featuring the latest commercial trucks, components and equipment from 500 exhibitors, The Work Truck Show 2019 features a New Exhibitor Pavilion offering additional space for first-time exhibitors to showcase their new products. The main exhibit hall is open March 6–8, and New Exhibitor Pavilion (Rooms 137–139 in Indiana Convention Center) is open March 6–7.
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Can I preview the floor plan? Yes, the online floor plan offers helpful details about exhibitors and their products. You can search for participating exhibitors by alphabetical order, product category, geographic location, and more.
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Is there a place in the Convention Center where I can hold a brief, informal business meeting? NTEA members have access to the Member Lounge that offers a variety of seating options and Wi-Fi. Alternatively, NTEA members can reserve complimentary meeting rooms on a first-come, first-served basis; sign-up is available at the Member Lounge check-in desk, and rooms are offered for 50 minutes per meeting. 
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Is there a Work Truck Show 2019 app? Yes. The official Work Truck Show 2019 mobile app will be released in January 2019. This free app will offer a variety of features to enhance your Show experience.
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Any tips on what I should wear? Business casual is recommended, but it never hurts to pack something appropriate for a night out on the town. Be sure to bring comfortable shoes; The Work Truck Show spans the majority of the two floors of the Indiana Convention Center as well as portions of JW Marriott Indianapolis.
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Should I bring anything special? Bring lots of business cards as there are unlimited networking opportunities with thousands of industry peers. While most exhibitors equip their booths with technology to scan contact information, some booths host prize drawings requiring business cards.
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How do I learn more about becoming a sponsor and exhibiting at the Show? Becoming an exhibitor or sponsor is an effective way to bring attention to your company, product or service. For information on exhibiting, contact Sarah Kindinger, NTEA event sales manager, at 248-479-8919 or sarah@ntea.com. For sponsorship details, reach out to Kathy Swartzentrover, NTEA director of event sales, at 248-479-8908 or kathy@ntea.com.
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How can I find out the latest Work Truck Show news? Join the conversation on Facebook at 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.
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Are you offering a Work Truck Show 2019 mug? Yes, the official 2019 mug will be available on-site at NTEA Booth 3401. Stop by and grab one.
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Do I need a special license to drive vehicles at The Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive? A CDL with air brake endorsement will be required to drive select vehicles. Learn more about Ride-and-Drive.
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I have a question that hasn’t been answered here. Can you help? Absolutely — contact NTEA at info@ntea.com or 800-441-6832. We’re here for you. 
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