Why Attend?

Top 3 Reasons to Attend MATS

  • check_circleLook For New Products

  • check_circleStay Up-To-Date on Changes & Industry Issues

  • check_circleConnect With Suppliers, Distributors, Customers

More Than a Trade Show

MATS is host to a wide array of special events and educational opportunities that take place on the show floor.

PKY Truck Beauty

The PKY Championship is largest grouping of elite, custom show trucks in North America, and One of the star attractions each year.

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Educational Seminars

Seminars provide invaluable information for companies, fleets, and trucking professionals each day of MATS.

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MATS Concert

Every year Attendees are treated to a complimentary concert on the Friday night of MATS.

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MATS Attracts Qualified Professionals





  • "I believe this to be the best truck show in North America, bar none. Leading edge technology, up to the minute information and products. An absolute must attend if you are serious about commercial driving as a career and not just a job. Anything and everything related to the industry in one large driver friendly atmosphere."

    Al Lacaille / Company Driver

    Trans-Continental Systems, Inc.

  • "MATS is my "one stop shop" for anything regarding the trucking industry. I can do market research, find new products, and talk with other industry leaders to better my business. It would take months to gather the info I get out of 3 days at MATS. Thanks MATS!!"

    John Starek / Director of Operationsr

    Artic Snow and Ice Control

  • "This is the fourth year out of five that I have travelled from the United Kingdom to Louisville for MATS. The show is simply one of the best in the world and in my eyes not to be missed. Great selection of exhibitors and show trucks and a great atmosphere. I usually meet up with fellow European Truckers who, like myself, love MATS. I will definitely be back in 2014. Thanks again for another great show."

    Geoff Byford / Managing Director

    Geoff B2B LTD

  • "MATS has everything! With all the new regulations, technologies and equipment becoming available, MATS is the ONLY place to see and experience it all. I have attended for over 20 years and find it exciting and new every time. Both new and old friends are all there. It is the place to go if you want to see what's available in the industry today and tomorrow."

    Cuyahoga Community College Truck Driving Academy

    Kreigh A. Spahr / Program Manager

  • "A must see for any serious owner/operator in the business. We learn more in those 3 days about companies, products, services, etc. than we learn all year! We can’t afford to miss it!"

    enn and Beth Zelten / Owner-Operators

    Zelten Trucking