2022 Trucking Conferences and Trade Shows

2022 promises to be a booming year for trade shows, conventions and conferences in the trucking industry. Live events are back in swing and there are some exciting events on the docket that you won’t want to miss.

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Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

March 7-10, 2022 Orange County Convention Center - Orlando, Florida

The TMC Annual Meeting is one of the top technical conferences for trucking fleet professionals, vehicle manufacturers and component suppliers, and this year’s event is fully loaded. Offering more than 150 thought leadership meetings and sessions and hosting 380-plus exhibitors, the 2022 TMC Annual Meeting is "your one-stop shop for fleet education."

Work Truck Week

March 8-11, 2022 Indiana Convention Center - Indianapolis, Indiana

With education sessions running March 8-10 and Work Truck Show exhibits spanning the 9-11, Work Truck Week promises to be an exciting event! Boasting 500 exhibitors, Work Truck Week gives you a "chance to see all of the newest industry products, choose from dozens of industry-focused training courses, and gain access to technical engineering representatives from hundreds of exhibiting companies." Create your own WTW22 Planner (available after registration) to ensure you don’t miss a thing!

Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention

March 19-22, 2022 Wynn Las Vegas - Las Vegas, Nevada

Join more than 1,200 industry professionals in sunny Las Vegas for Truckload 2022, "the premier event for truckload professionals looking to make new connections and educate themselves on the latest trends in the industry." Truckload 2022 will feature keynote speakers Ben Carson and Kevin Mitnick, truckload executive panels and a March Madness viewing lounge.

Mid-American Trucking Show (MATS)

March 24-26, 2022 Kentucky Expo Center - Louisville, Kentucky

MATS is the world’s largest annual trucking event hosting more than 1,000 exhibitors and pulling in 72,000-plus attendees. MATS is a three-day long extravaganza with special events, exhibits, education and entertainment where you can research all the latest industry technology and network with other professionals.

National Association of Fleet Administrators (NAFA) Institute and Expo (I&E)

April 11-13, 2022 Greater Columbus Convention Center - Columbus, Ohio

NAFA’s Institute and Expo (I&E) is Disneyland for fleet managers. I&E is "the premier professional development and networking event that brings together fleet professionals from across North America in every segment including corporate, government, public safety, utility, education, and more." An I&E Virtual Experience is also slated to take place sometime after the live event. Check back here for updates on the I&E Virtual Experience.

Walcott Truckers Jamboree

July 14-16, 2022 I80 Truck Stop - Walcott, Iowa

The Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree has been celebrating America’s truckers since 1979 and will be hosting more than 175 exhibits this year. With an antique truck display and events like the trucker olympics and the super trucks beauty contest, this is an event the whole family can enjoy. Plus, you won’t want to miss the Iowa pork chop cookout!

Expedite Expo

July 15-16, 2022 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum - Fort Wayne, Indiana

Expedite Expo focuses exclusively on the expedited trucking industry and hosts more than 45 exhibitors. Owner operators, drivers, fleet managers, fleet executives and individuals interested in expedite trucking are welcome to attend and "learn about the newest expedite trucking industry news, equipment, career opportunities and products."

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Home Delivery World

August 31 - September 1, 2022 Pennsylvania Convention Center - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The premier conference for last mile logistics, Home Delivery World hosts more than 300 exhibitors, upward of 5,000 attendees and hundreds of speakers from major retail brands. "The show is dedicated to uncovering innovative solutions for retailers, grocers, CPGs and 3PLs facing challenges across the supply chain from warehousing to fulfillment and the last mile."

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Annual Conference and Exhibition

September 18-22, 2022 The Monument - Rapid City, Dakota

The CVSA is a nonprofit made up of local, state, territorial and federal CMV safety officials and industry representatives. The annual conference "provides the opportunity for government officials, enforcement and industry to gather together to affect meaningful changes to the overall culture of transportation safety throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States."

National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) Annual Conference

October 20-22, 2022 Omni Nashville Hotel - Nashville, Tennessee

The NASTC is an active association for smaller U.S. trucking companies. Their annual conference provides training sessions and networking opportunities for small trucking fleets.

American Trucking Association (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition (MCE)

October 22-26, 2022 San Diego Convention Center and Marriott Marquis - San Diego, California

MCE brings together trucking industry leaders from across the U.S., with this year’s event expected to attract thousands of "top decision-makers for policy discussions, educational sessions, interactive exhibits and opportunities to meet with colleagues."

Work Fleet Forum

October 24-26, 2022 The Sawgrass Marriott - Jacksonville Beach, Florida

The Work Fleet Forum brings together fleet managers and vendors to share ideas and tips. The event will also have "some of the newest, coolest, smartest fleet products, including new tech you’ll see here before it even hits the market." Only 50 fleets can join, so head over to Work Fleet Forum to apply for your spot!

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About the Author

Rachael Plant
Content Marketing Specialist

Rachael Plant is a Content Marketing Specialist at Fleetio whose automotive background spans from managing auto parts inventories to overseeing fleet-specific editorial in national trade publications. She resides deep in the middle-of-nowhere Alabama with her two dogs and, thankfully, reliable GPS.

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