mid-america truck show
Mar 13, 2015 — TrackFive

Gearing up for Our 1st Ever Mid-America Trucking Show

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Held each year at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY, the show attracts 70,000+ attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad.

The Mid-America Trucking Show

“No other show offers more under one roof than the annual Mid-America Trucking Show.”

The team can’t wait to head to the Bluegrass State to mingle with fellow industry elite, current clients, and friends March 26-28. The event will serve as a prime opportunity to celebrate the great strides our newest venture, AllTruckJobs.com has made in its short span of time since launching back in August. We already have catapulted into the spot as the arguably best job board in the CDL-driver niche. MATs is going to be an awesome way to celebrate ATJ’s success. In just a few months, we have helped thousands of drivers and over 100+ trucking companies find employment solutions.

MATS started back in the 1970s with the first expo housing 83 exhibitors and 4,000 guests. Fast forward to 2012 and there were well over 1000+ trucking companies in attendance with nearly 90,000 guests. In 2015, the Track5 crew is proud to announce we will be there, too!

Right around when we launched in August, All Truck Jobs set up a booth at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, TX. As the newest kid on the block, we used the convention as a way to promote ourselves, get an insider’s look at the industry, network, and just have a good time. I have to say though, the entire show was an awe-inspiring experience. Interacting with the thousands of eclectic folks there was a total blast. The Mid-America Trucking show is more than twice as large as GATS!

Exciting things to see at MATS 2015:

  • PKY Truck Beauty Championship The 26th annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship kicks off the show truck season with the largest grouping of show trucks in the country, all vying for honors in the country’s premier truck beauty show. The event, which has become a star attraction at the Mid-America Trucking Show, celebrates North America’s heavy-duty, working show trucks. Look for the trucks in Lot “J” behind the West Wing
  • Pete Thomas Meet Pilot Flying J Health Champion, PETE THOMAS- NBC’s Most Successful “Biggest Loser” & $100,000 At-Home Winner. Pete will show drivers how to stay healthy on the road with exercise tips, meal suggestions, and offer an opportunity for everyone to join “Team Pete.” “Team Pete” is a healthy driver movement designed by drivers for drivers to maintain a fit lifestyle on the road.
  • Double Coin Brings Alex Debogorski of History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” to 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show MONROVIA, Calif., March 5, 2015 – Double Coin and CMA, a leading tire manufacturer and marketer is pleased to announce a celebrity appearance by Alex Debogorski of History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky on March 26th through March 28th. Debogorski will be signing autographs in the Double Coin booth #18068 on Thursday, March 26th, and Friday, March 27th from 2 pm – 5 pm and Saturday, March 28th from 1 pm – 3 pm.
  • Salute to Women Behind the Wheel Women In Trucking Association (WIT) invites all-female professional drivers to attend our 6th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel. Enjoy speakers, refreshments, entertainment, and every driver will receive a goodie bag from sponsors of the event. Door Prizes: 10 iPads, $1,000 Walmart gift card, $100 TA Dining Card, & $100 Alliance Truck Parts gift card. Register at the WIT booth #40557 in the North Wing Lobby on Thursday or Friday or show up Saturday in the South Wing rooms C201-C204.
  • Miss Kentucky USA 2011 Kia Hampton Miss Kentucky USA 2011 Kia Hampton will be signing autographs and taking photos at the 1st Guard Truck Insurance booth (Booth 13200 in the North Wing) for all 3 days of the Mid-America Trucking Show.
  • Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs, and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
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