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Trucking Show One of the best ways to keep up with the latest developments in the trucking industry is to attend live events and conferences throughout the year. These give you a chance to meet experts as well as other trucking business owners, drivers and everyone connected to the industry. Here is a guide to trucking industry events of 2023.

The Largest Trucking and Transportation Events of the Year

Let’s start with the major trucking event of the year.

The Mid America Trucking Show

March 30-April 1, 2023

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

The Mid America Trucking Show (MATS) is a huge event that attracts over 70,000 attendees. It offers more than 1,000 exhibitors and over one million square feet of exhibits, so you’ll never run out of things to do and people to meet. MATS is known for its many industry experts and hands-on displays, helping you keep up with the very latest industry news and technology. For more information, see: Mid America Trucking Show

Other Important Trucking and Transportation Events

Aside from the gigantic MATS event, there are many worthwhile smaller conferences coming up in 2023.

Texas Trucking Show – Riviera Finance is Attending

Keep a look out for the Riviera Finance Team. 

June 24-25, 2023

Houston, Texas

Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show

February 3-4, 2023

Peoria, Illinois

Trucking and Transportation Organization Conferences

Attending trucking organization conferences gives you an inside look at what’s happening in the industry and the chance to network with other trucking business owners.

National Private Truck Council

May 7-9, 2023

Orlando, Florida

Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention

March 4-7, 2023

Orlando, Florida

Transportation Intermediaries Annual Conference

April 19 – 22, 2023

Orlando, Florida

IANA Intermodal Expo

September 11-13, 2023

Long Beach, California

Truck Stop Jamborees

Jamborees are fun, social events that have food, music, fireworks, antique shows and exhibits. They’re an informal way to connect with others in the trucking world.

East Coast Truckers Jamboree

May 11-13, 2023

Kenly, North Carolina

Walcott Truckers Jamboree

July 13-15, 2023

Walcott, Iowa


Why Attend Trucking Events?

Here are some reasons to attend a trucking conference, trade show or jamboree:

  • Learn about new trends that affect your job or business
  • Pick up valuable tips on topics such as maximizing efficiency, staying healthier and improving safety
  • Network with industry professionals to find a job or people to hire
  • Take a break, have fun and socialize

Attending events can help you learn all kinds of ways to make inroads with your career or business and increase your well-being. Another way to help your trucking business is to use invoice factoring to strengthen your cash flow. Riviera Finance has been helping the trucking industry with freight factoring for 50 years. To find out more, contact Riviera Finance.

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