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 36 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Educational sessions, Green Truck Summit, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference begin March 3. The exhibit hall opens March 4 and runs through noon on March 6. 
  • This is the 20th anniversary of The Work Truck Show. As it has grown and expanded over the last 20 years, NTEA now calls the entire week around the show Work Truck Week.
  • Green Truck Summit, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show, brings together government, industry users, educators and innovators to offer insights on the work truck industry’s path to zero emissions. Presenters will share how sustainable technologies, alternative fuels and connected vehicles are driving industry evolution.
  • Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2017–2019), is the keynote speaker at NTEA Annual Meeting (formerly President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting) on March 5

  • The world’s leading truck manufacturers display their latest vehicles at The Work Truck Show, with 17 presenting exclusive OEM Update Sessions on their latest chassis specifications, considerations for body and equipment installation, and future plans.
  • Spec’ing for Success will cover how spec’ing selections influence performance by reviewing common components like terrain, axles, suspension, frame and weight distribution.

  • Fleet Management 101 provides a thorough introduction to the most important elements of an effective fleet management program.
  • New Exhibitor Pavilion is open March 4–5. This dedicated space showcases companies exhibiting at the Show for the first time. It opens an hour before the main exhibit hall.
  • Annual winter snow removal and deicing by public agencies costs more than $250 million in Indiana. Attendees at LTAP Fleet Educational Program: Winter Operations from Sidewalks to Statewide on March 5 will find out how the latest technologies in commercial probe data can be used to characterize highway speed and identify emerging problems. Other topics include adoption of precision agriculture principles and application of deicing chemicals on sidewalks in municipal and private-sector office parks.
  • At 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.

  • Attendees can collaborate with exhibitor management, sales and engineering teams and talk to regulatory agency experts.
  • NTEA staff is available in the Association’s booth (#3400) to answer technical questions.
  • Some of the largest fleets in the country attend The Work Truck Show. More than 80 percent of fleet attendees have final purchasing authority or recommend/specify truck equipment purchases. Distributors, upfitters, manufacturers and truck dealers also attend.