|When||Mar 03, 2009 - Mar 06, 2009|
CHICAGO — The Work Truck Show 2009 will have 500,000 square feet of new vocational trucks, equipment and related products; more than 40 industry-specific training courses; special sessions on green trucks and 2010 emission-compliant chassis; a Green Truck Ride-and-Drive; and opportunities to consult with technical personnel and network with peers.
The show will be held at the McCormick Place, West Building in Chicago, Ill.
Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel’s "Dirty Jobs and Deadliest Catch," will give the keynote address.
The Green Truck Summit provides up-to-date information on hybrid and alternative fuel options for work trucks.
Exclusively for fleet and shop managers, the Fleet Management Symposium is a full-day program focusing on financial and operational practices that can reduce costs while increasing shop labor productivity. The symposium is led by well-known fleet consultant Kelly Walker.
Education and Training
More than 40 educational and technical training sessions are offered at the Convention.
On the Show Floor
Work Truck Show attendees can test-drive more than a dozen street-legal new hybrid and alternative fuel commercial vehicles as part of the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive.
The latest hybrid and alternative fuel technology will be displayed in the Green Truck Pavilion.
Dozens of exhibitors launch new products at The Work Truck Show.
Produced annually by the NTEA, The Work Truck Show brings together thousands of work truck professionals, including fleet managers, equipment buyers, maintenance personnel, manufacturers, distributors and dealers. For more information, visit www.ntea.com.