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
Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show
February 3-4, 2023
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
Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention
March 4-7, 2023
Transportation Intermediaries Annual Conference
April 19 – 22, 2023
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
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.