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Event Overview:

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

The Mid-America Trucking Show is the preeminent annual event for the heavy-duty trucking industry and has been for more than 40 years. MATS provides exhibiting companies with an unparalleled face-to-face environment to cost-effectively reach industry professionals through exhibit displays, hands-on demonstrations, networking opportunities, and events. Attendees are provided with an opportunity to efficiently research the latest products and services for their business, all while connecting with the industry to stay informed on important equipment, regulatory, and technological changes.

Exhibitor Information:

Why Exhibit?
For more than four decades, the Mid-America Trucking Show has provided an unparalleled environment for companies in the heavy-duty trucking industry to effectively introduce new offerings, increase brand awareness, engage with customers and prospects, and connect manufacturers and suppliers. No other platform offers such a unique combination of exhibit displays, hands-on demonstrations, networking opportunities, and events – all at one venue and at one time each year. The marketing efficiency achieved at MATS and the show’s effectiveness are the reasons that companies keep coming back throughout the years, and the reasons that you should take part in an event that is truly decades in the making.

MATS is an unparalleled environment for exhibitors to meet face-to-face with industry leaders from every segment of the market, providing a unique opportunity to develop and maintain relationships with end users and the entire supply chain.











Attendee Profile:

MATS attendance comprises a virtual who’s who of the heavy-duty trucking industry, from single-truck operators to some of the top private and public fleets in North America. MATS attendees are influential industry leaders and decision makers who purchase, recommend, manufacture, and distribute products and services throughout the US and abroad. MATS’ attendance is further supported by its unparalleled B2B opportunities and strong exhibitor/media base, with representation from all the major truck and engine manufacturers, over 40 trailer manufacturers, countless product and service suppliers, and the largest media contingency in trucking. No other heavy-duty event delivers like MATS.

If the 2017 MATS - Mid-America Trucking Show is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 03/23/2017 - 03/25/2017
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 03/23/2017 - 03/25/2017
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Thurs, 10am-1pm (VIP only), 1-6pm; Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 9am-4pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Transportation
Other Industries: Automotive Conferences, Business, Manufacturing, Manufacturing - General, Transportation
Estimated Attendance: 75,000
Previous Attendance: 74,937
Cost to Attend:
Audience: MATS draws attendees from a wide range of occupations, from all over the world, and from every type and sized company imaginable. Without question, if you make your living in the heavy-duty trucking industry, you should be at MATS.

Notes: Attendee Demographics:

80.9% of attendees do not attend any other heavy-duty trucking trade show.

77% attendee net buying influence (final decision / influence / recommend).

90.3% of attendees rely on MATS to inform their purchasing decisions.
Venue: Kentucky Expo Center
Venue Phone: (502) 367-5000
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:1,000+ (1,102 in 2016)
Event Square Footage:1.1 million sq. ft.
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Exhibit Management Associates, Inc.
Show Manager:Exhibit Management Associates, Inc.
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Pre-Show Promotion is proven to increase target audience booth attendance by up to 15%. Promoting your company during the event expands your reach far beyond exhibit space alone. Post-show promotion ensures you stay top of mind with your buyers and customers long after the show. To take advantage of our proven advertising and sponsorship opportunities, please call us at 800-626-2370 for assistance in developing a plan to make the most of your experience at MATS.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
10' x 10' $1,250 Inline; $1,350 Corner   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Recruitment Center $1,350 Inline; $1,450 Corner   Water: n/a
400-1,500 sq. ft. Bulk Space $12.50 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Outdoor (400 sq. ft. minimum) $5.00 per sq. ft.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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