Thursday, August 11, 2011

Work Truck Show 2012 Opens Earlier to Give Attendees More Time to Explore

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (August 9, 2011) — In response to demand from attendees and exhibitors, show floor hours for The Work Truck Show® in 2012 will be extended. The Work Truck Show, North America’s largest work truck event, takes place March 6-8, 2012, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. The NTEA Annual Convention, educational sessions and Green Truck Summit kick off March 5.

The show floor will open 30 minutes earlier on Tuesday, March 6, and Wednesday, March 7. The show will be open from 10:30am to 5:00pm both days. Show hours on Thursday, March 8, remain unchanged at 9:00am to 12:00pm.

“The Work Truck Show has always been the industry’s best venue to strengthen business connections and see the newest product developments and technology solutions,” says Frank Livas, NTEA 2012 convention chairman and senior vice president of Brake & Clutch, Inc. (Salem, MA). “We’re excited to provide attendees even more time to make face-to-face connections and examine the thousands of products on display.”

The Work Truck Show brings together one of the largest gatherings of work truck industry professionals each year, including vocational, governmental and private truck fleet managers and truck buyers from the Class 1–8 market, as well as truck and equipment manufacturers, distributors and truck dealers. The event gives attendees the opportunity to check out the latest full-size work trucks, vocational equipment, and vehicle components. It also features industry-specific technical and business management training sessions.

Registration for the Work Truck Show 2012 opens in October. For additional event information, visit www.ntea.com, or call 1-800-441-NTEA (6832).

Established in 1964, NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents nearly 1,600 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and a government relations office in Washington, DC.

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