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Kentucky Expo Center Parking (Show Site)

If you have questions regarding rates, or if you would like to reserve a spot with hook-ups you can contact KEC at 502.367.5384.

  • Passenger Vehicles $8.00 per day
  • Tractor/Trailer $30.00 per day
  • Spots with hook-ups $50.00 per day (Must be reserved)
Parking Do’s and Don’ts

You must park in designated areas ONLY. Follow the direction of parking attendants and officers. Do not block fire lanes or leave unloading vehicles unattended. Pay close attention to barriers and signage. Weather conditions can affect parking on grass and unpaved lots. Take precautions when parking in these areas. The Mid-America Trucking Show or the Kentucky Exposition Center will not be responsible for reimbursement of towing charges.

Truck Parking at Cardinal Stadium (Off-Site)

Free tractor/trailer parking will be available at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium. There will also also be a shuttle to and from the convention center courtesy of TA/Petro, hot showers from TA/Petro, portable restrooms, Truck services and repairs from TA/Petro.

Hours: Wednesday, March 21 at 7:30 am -- Sunday, March 25 at 9am

Tractor/TrailerFREE
  • For GPS, the address of the Lot D entrance is:
  • 4146 Park Boulevard
  • Louisville, KY 40209
  • ***TRUCKS MUST ENTER THROUGH GATE D***

Truck Parking at Cardinal Stadium (Off-Site)

Free tractor/trailer parking will be available at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium. There will also also be a shuttle to and from the convention center courtesy of TA/Petro, hot showers from TA/Petro, portable restrooms, Truck services and repairs from TA/Petro, and entertainment and coffee from Uber Freight.

Wednesday, March 21 at 7:30 am -- Sunday, March 25 at 9am

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Tractor/TrailerFREE
  • For GPS, the address of the Lot D entrance is:
  • 4146 Park Boulevard
  • Louisville, KY 40209
  • ***TRUCKS MUST ENTER THROUGH GATE D***

Shuttle Service

Free shuttles will run continuously during show hours to transport attendees to and from MATS.

Shuttle Hours:
  • Thursday, March 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 23 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 24 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm

TA/PETRO Showers

Schedule your shower at the TA/PETRO shower tent or in the TA/PETRO booth #19156.

Shower Trailer Hours of Operation:
  • Thursday, March 22 from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, March 23 from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 24 from 8:00 a.m. - Noon
  • *Last showers will be scheduled 30 minutes before closing time.

  • Forgot to pack toiletries? Don't worry, you're in luck!

    TA will provide 1 FREE suvenir towel and soap included with each shower appoiintment, while supplies last.

Shower Expense:
  • Platinum UltraONE Members = FREE
  • Standard UltraONE Members = $3 (cash only)
  • Non-Members = $8 ($3 if you sign up for an UltraONE card at the TA and Petro Stopping Centers Booth #19156. Must have a valid CDL. Cash only.)

TRUCK REPAIRS & SERVICE AT MATS

Maximize your downtime while you enjoy the Mid-America Trucking Show. TA Truck Service technicians will be in the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium parking lot performing tire replacements and repairs, inspections, diagnostics and more. Stop by the TA-Petro tent to schedule your service, and for special show pricing on Roadmaster tires and Goodyear Marathon tires.

Services include:
  • Tire Replacements & Repairs
  • DOT Inspections
  • Used Truck Inspections
  • Computer Diagnostics & Fault Code Troubleshooting
  • Electrical Systems Testing & Repair
  • Air System Repairs
  • Mud Flaps
  • Light Repairs
Available service times:
  • Thursday, March 22 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday, March 23 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Attendee Hotels

The Mid-America Trucking Show brings over 70,000 trucking professionals to Louisville, KY and area hotels book up quickly. We recommend booking your rooms right away to ensure that options are available that meet your needs. For quick and easy access to Louisville hotels, please visit our attendee accommodations website at resweb.passkey.com/go/MATS2018 or call our official housing agency at 800.743.3100.

Exhibitor Hotels

The Exhibitor Hotel blocks are available to Exhibitors once exhibit space has been confirmed and payment received. Please log-in to My Event Manager under the Exhibitor tab for the Exhibitor Hotel List and hotel contact information. In order to accurately block rooms year to year and ensure that there are enough rooms for our Exhibitors, it is important that you specify to the hotel that you are an Exhibit Management Associates MATS Exhibitor.

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