FARMINGTON HILLS, MI
— Retired General Colin Powell will present the keynote address at the 42nd Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2006. Powell will make his speech during the President’s Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting on Mar. 2, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.The President’s Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting is open to all show attendees by ticket only. Tickets are $45 for NTEA members and $65 for nonmembers if purchased by Jan. 9, 2006. Prices increase by $10 Jan. 10 and again Feb. 14. A ticket to the meeting is also included in the Complete Event Package (which also covers admission to all three days of the show, all educational conference sessions, and the opening reception). The Complete Event Package is $235 for NTEA mem-bers and $315 for nonmembers if purchased by Jan. 9.The Work Truck Show runs March 1–3, 2006, with the Convention (including nearly 40 educational sessions) starting Feb. 28. The event brings together vocational truck fleet managers, truck buyers, and maintenance personnel from throughout the Class 1–8 market with hundreds of the manufacturers, distributors, and upfitters that produce the trucks and equipment.