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 58 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 exhibit hall is open March 6–8.

  • New this year is the New Exhibitor Pavilion in Rooms 137–139, open March 6–7. This dedicated space showcases companies exhibiting at the Show for the first time. It opens an hour before the main exhibit hall.

  • Manufacturers and distributors can learn how to improve manufacturing efficiency and business results using the latest techniques and technology at the new Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show.

  • With one registration, fleet managers can participate in both Green Truck Summit and Fleet Technical Congress. The events run concurrently on Tuesday, March 5, from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (a combined reception will be held from 5–6 p.m.). Registrants can switch back and forth between the two throughout the day.

  • Jeffrey Gitomer, a creative, on-the-edge writer and speaker, will deliver the keynote address at President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting on March 7.

  • Two special sessions focus on lean thinking. Lean 101: Straightforward Approach to Lean Implementation for Truck Equipment Upfitters is held Tuesday, March 5. The Toyota Kata Journey — Daily Practice for Scientific Thinking, Mindset and Culture is offered Thursday, March 7.

  • Fleet Management 101 provides a thorough introduction to the most important elements of an effective fleet management program on March 6.

  • At Generation Next Leadership Workshop & Networking Reception: How to Become a League of Your Own on Wednesday, March 6, attendees will learn how everyone in an organization can positively impact customer experience and help improve performance.

  • Fleet Technical Congress general sessions will cover disaster recovery planning, strategies to secure fuel supplies, using data to design work trucks, ensuring a reliable fleet power supply and last-mile delivery.

  • Green Truck Summit attendees will gain insights on successful transitions to alternative fuels, and smarter trucks and systems; industry perspective on electric truck deployment; turning commercial vehicles into work systems; electric infrastructure development; and private and public funding opportunities.

  • Choose from concurrent educational sessions spanning a range of topics, including fleet productivity, risk mitigation, and more.

  • Learn how winter maintenance equipment and operations have changed and which factors will influence future equipment and winter operations at LTAP Fleet Educational Program: The Blizzard of 2039 on March 7.

  • During the Purdue Road School on March 7, federal, state and local agencies, elected officials, and professionals from industry will collaborate and reflect on diverse transportation topics. A select number of classes addressing Indiana statutes and ethics for professional engineers, winter preparedness, and other critical subjects will be held at Indiana Convention Center in conjunction with The Work Truck Show.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 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.

  • Get social with The Work Truck Show 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.