Event Schedule

Wednesday, March 25

  • Give-A-Way
  • Celebrity Appearance
  • Special Event
  • Seminar
  • 11:30AM - 6:00PM
    C-203
    Fleet Forum MATS Fleet Forum is a conference for fleet executives and Heavy Duty/Commercial Vehicle industry VIPs. The forum will combine the resources and expertise of trucking's two major publications (Fleet Owner & Heavy Duty Trucking) and the largest trade show, to provide an in-depth look at the future of equipment and trucking.

Thursday, March 26

  • Give-A-Way
  • Celebrity Appearance
  • Special Event
  • Seminar
  • 9:00AM - 9:00AM
    Booth 62144
    Apex 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama enters its 11th season in 2015 as one of the largest of Porsche’s 20 single-make Cup Challenge series in the world. The series produces intense, exciting competition for semi-professional and aspiring professional drivers in the world’s most produced and iconic race car, the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    B-104
    Understanding the upcoming PC-11 regulations. Understanding the upcoming PC-11 regulations.
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Lot J behind West Wing
    PKY Truck Beauty Championship The 26th annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship kicks off the show truck season with the largest grouping of show trucks in the country, all vying for honors in the country's premier truck beauty show. The event, which has become a star attraction at the Mid-America Trucking Show, celebrates North America's heavy-duty, working show trucks. Look for the trucks in Lot "J" behind the West Wing
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Booth 63060
    Con-way Truckload Spin the Wheel!
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Booth 12008
    Spin the Prize Wheel !! Come by and spin for your chance to win one of our prizes!! Top prize will be a drawing for a Tablet powered by Android!! Two will be given away. If your lucky spin lands you on "Tablet Drawing" your name will go into the fish bowl. Drawings will be held on Saturday at 12 noon. You do not need to be present to win!! Other prizes include: T-shirts, Koozies, Cargo Ca$h, and Pens.
  • 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 62144
    50 inch Flat Screen TV Giveaway Apex Capital and NextLoad.com are each giving away 50 inch flat screen TVs each day of MATS. Each day, two lucky winners will be selected by random drawing at 4:00 PM to win a 50 inch flat screen TVs.
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Booth 66060
    Spin the Prize Wheel! (Class A CDL Holders) Class A CDL holders must present a valid CDL & complete a Quick Profile Form (QPF). Class A CDL holders that fill out a QPF may spin the Prize Wheel & are entered into the grand prize giveaway on Saturday, March 28th. Limit one spin on the Prize Wheel.
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Booth 62076
    Raffle Register to enter a free raffle to win a $100, $75 or $50 gift card from Canal Insurance Company. Winners will be chosen at random after the event. Winners need not be present to win.
  • 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 64196
    Complimentary Cell Phone and Tablet Wraps The UASG (United Application Standards Group) is giving away complimentary cell phone and tablet wraps at our booth #64196 during show hours. Please stop by our booth and watch us wrap your device in the color you pick out!
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM
    Booth 68196
    Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
  • 11:15AM - 12:15PM
    B-104
    Reinvent Recruiting & Retention Premier Business Solutions
  • 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Booth 62056
    UPS Feeder Driver Recruiting Booth 62056 Collectible Die Cast Metal UPS Mack Cab Feeder Trailer Truck 1:42 Scale Gift Boxed Brown/Gray
  • 12:15PM - 12:45PM
    Booth 41064
    Edgar Hansen Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 12:30PM - 1:45PM
    B-104
  • 12:45PM - 1:15PM
    Booth 41064
    Delo Parts Guy Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 1:00PM - 6:00PM
    Booth 76113
    Garmin GPS Give-Away and Book Give-Away Visit the Freymiller and Freymiller Radio booth! Meet Eddie Kilroy Country Music radio legend. Also meet Don Freymiller, "The Trucker Who Built a Truckers Trucking Company". When you visit the booth sign up for a Garmin GPS and FREE Book Autographed by Don Freymiller. The gentleman we all call "Dad"
  • 1:00PM - 6:00PM
    Booth 69160
    Great American Gives Back! Great American Insurance Group Trucking Division is giving back to the Trucking Community; in particular to Independent Contractors with a Class A CDL. We are giving away $250 gift cards, everyday of the show to a lucky Truckers whose names are drawn selected randomly from the entries during a live drawing at their booth in the West Wing (69160).
  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    B-104
  • 2:00PM - 5:00PM
    Booth 18068
    Double Coin Brings Alex Debogorski of History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” to 2015 Mid-America Trucking Show MONROVIA, Calif., March 5, 2015 – Double Coin and CMA, a leading tire manufacturer and marketer is pleased to announce a celebrity appearance by Alex Debogorski of History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky on March 26th through March 28th. Debogorski will be signing autographs in the Double Coin booth #18068 on Thursday, March 26th and Friday, March 27th from 2pm – 5pm and Saturday, March 28th from 1pm – 3pm.
  • 2:00PM - 2:30PM
    Booth 41064
    Katie Armiger Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 2:45PM - 3:15PM
    Booth 41064
    Katie Armiger Acoustic Performance Acoustic Performance at Western Star Booth #30185
  • 3:00PM - 4:00PM
    Booth 68196
    Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
  • 3:15PM - 3:45PM
    Booth 41064
    Katie Armiger Autograph Session Autograph Session at Western Star Booth#30185
  • 3:15PM - 3:15PM
    B-104
  • 3:50PM - 4:30PM
    Booth 41064
    Katie Armiger Autograph Session Autograph Session at Chevron Booth #32495
  • 4:30PM - 5:30PM
    B-104
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM
    Booth 41064
    Marc Springer Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 6:30PM - 7:00PM
    B101
    Red Eye Radio’s VIP Party VIP Party in Convention Center B101

Friday, March 27

  • Give-A-Way
  • Celebrity Appearance
  • Special Event
  • Seminar
  • 7:00AM - 10:00AM
    C201-C205
    HDMA Breakfast & Briefing Now in its 25th year, this event provides a hardy breakfast, great opportunities to network and a keynote address given by an industry leading, top executive. For 2015, Olof Persson, President of AB Volvo and Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Group will discuss Volvo’s viewpoint and direction for the future growth of The Volvo Group in various world and regional markets.
  • 9:30AM - 10:00AM
    Booth 41064
    Edgar Hansen Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Lot J behind West Wing
    PKY Truck Beauty Championship The 26th annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship kicks off the show truck season with the largest grouping of show trucks in the country, all vying for honors in the country's premier truck beauty show. The event, which has become a star attraction at the Mid-America Trucking Show, celebrates North America's heavy-duty, working show trucks. Look for the trucks in Lot "J" behind the West Wing.
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    B-104
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Booth 66060
    Spin the Prize Wheel! (Class A CDL Holders) Class A CDL holders must present a valid CDL & complete a Quick Profile Form (QPF). Class A CDL holders that fill out a QPF may spin the Prize Wheel & are entered into the grand prize giveaway on Saturday, March 28th. Limit one spin on the Prize Wheel.
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Booth 62056
    UPS Feeder Driver Recruiting Booth 62056 Collectible Die Cast Metal UPS Mack Cab Feeder Trailer Truck 1:42 Scale Gift Boxed Brown/Gray
  • 10:00AM - 10:30AM
    Booth 41064
    Delo Parts Guy Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 64196
    Complimentary Cell Phone and Tablet Wraps The UASG (United Application Standards Group) is giving away complimentary cell phone and tablet wraps at our booth #64196 during show hours. Please stop by our booth and watch us wrap your device in the color you pick out!
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Booth 63060
    Con-way Truckload Spin the Wheel!
  • 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Booth 76113
    Garmin GPS and Book Give-Away Visit the Freymiller and Freymiller Radio booth! Meet Eddie Kilroy Country Music radio legend. Also meet Don Freymiller, "The Trucker Who Built a Truckers Trucking Company". When you visit the booth sign up for a Garmin GPS and FREE Book Autographed by Don Freymiller. The gentleman we all call "Dad"
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM
    Booth 76113
    America's country radio legend - Eddie Kilroy Freymiller Radio kicks off each weekday with one of America's country radio legends. The Eddie Kilroy Morning Show is heard live, as it happens, with driver call ins and the well-known Kilroy style that anchored XM Radio's 'Willie's Place' for over 7 years.
  • 11:00AM - 11:20AM
    Booth 41064
    Austin Webb Acoustic Performance Acoustic Performance at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 11:00AM - 12:00PM
    Booth 68196
    Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
  • 11:15AM - 12:15PM
    B-104
  • 11:20AM - 11:40AM
    Booth 41064
    Austin Webb Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM
    Booth 41064
    Austin Webb Acoustic Performance Acoustic Performance at Western Star Booth #30185
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM
    Booth 41064
    Austin Webb Autograph Session Autograph Session at Western Star Booth #30185
  • 12:30PM - 1:00PM
    Booth 41064
    Marc Springer Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 12:30PM - 1:30PM
    B-104
  • 1:05PM - 1:40PM
    Booth 41064
    Austin Webb Autograph Session Autograph Session at Chevron Delo Booth #32495
  • 1:45PM - 2:45PM
    B-104
  • 2:00PM - 3:00PM
    Booth 68196
    Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
  • 3:00PM - 4:00PM
    B-104
  • 4:30PM - 5:30PM
    B-104
  • 7:00PM - 9:00PM
    Freedom Hall
    MATS Concert sponsored by Mobil Delvac The Marshall Tucker Band will headline the free Mobil Delvac concert with their blend of rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, country, and gospel that proved instrumental in establishing the southern rock genre in the 1970s. With numerous hit singles spanning their storied 40 year history, including "Heard It In a Love Song", "Fire On The Mountain", "Can't You See", and "Take The Highway",

Saturday, March 28

  • Give-A-Way
  • Celebrity Appearance
  • Special Event
  • Seminar
  • 8:45AM - 9:15AM
    Booth 41064
    Delo Parts Guy Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 8:45AM - 9:10AM
    Booth 41064
    Tony Justice Acoustic Performance Acoustic Performance at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 9:00AM - 2:00PM
    Booth 64196
    Complimentary Cell Phone and Tablet Wraps The UASG (United Application Standards Group) is giving away complimentary cell phone and tablet wraps at our booth #64196 during show hours. Please stop by our booth and watch us wrap your device in the color you pick out!
  • 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Lot J behind West Wing
    PKY Truck Beauty Championship The 26th annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship kicks off the show truck season with the largest grouping of show trucks in the country, all vying for honors in the country's premier truck beauty show. The event, which has become a star attraction at the Mid-America Trucking Show, celebrates North America's heavy-duty, working show trucks. Look for the trucks in Lot "J" behind the West Wing.
  • 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 61057
    Penske Logisitcs Grand Prize Giveaway - iPad Air Penske Logistics will have a Grand Prize giveaway drawing to win an iPad Air 16GB at the end of show. A Penske Logistics team member will call the winner at the end of the show on Saturday, March 29th. Stop by the Penske Logistics recruiting booth at 61057 anytime to register throughout the show week!
  • 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 61057
    Penske Logistics Daily Giveaway - iPod Nano Penske Logistics will have a daily giveaway drawing to win an iPod Nano 16GB at the end of each day of the show. A Penske Logistics team member will call the winner at the end of the show each day March 27th-29th. Stop by the Penske Logistics recruiting booth at 61057 to register to win!
  • 9:00AM - 2:45PM
    Booth 62056
    UPS Feeder Driver Recruiting Booth 62056 Collectible Die Cast Metal UPS Mack Cab Feeder Trailer Truck 1:42 Scale Gift Boxed Brown/Gray
  • 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 63060
    Con-way Truckload Spin the Wheel!
  • 9:00AM - 4:00PM
    Booth 76113
    Garmin GPS and Book Give-Away Visit the Freymiller and Freymiller Radio booth! Meet Eddie Kilroy Country Music radio legend. Also meet Don Freymiller, "The Trucker Who Built a Truckers Trucking Company". When you visit the booth sign up for a Garmin GPS and FREE Book Autographed by Don Freymiller. The gentleman we all call "Dad"
  • 9:10AM - 9:40AM
    Booth 41064
    Tony Justice Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 10:00AM - 3:00PM
    Booth 66060
    Spin the Prize Wheel! (Class A CDL Holders) Class A CDL holders must present a valid CDL & complete a Quick Profile Form (QPF). Class A CDL holders that fill out a QPF may spin the Prize Wheel & are entered into the grand prize giveaway on Saturday, March 28th. Limit one spin on the Prize Wheel.
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    Booth 68196
    Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM
    B-104
    Safety First: Every Life Matters FMCSA - Anne Collins
  • 10:00AM - 12:00PM
    Booth 76113
    Country radio legends. The Eddie Kilroy Morning Show Freymiller Radio kicks off each weekday with one of America's country radio legends. The Eddie Kilroy Morning Show is heard live, as it happens, with driver call ins and the well-known Kilroy style that anchored XM Radio's 'Willie's Place' for over 7 years.
  • 11:30AM - 12:00PM
    Booth 41064
    Marc Springer Autograph Session Autograph Session at Red Eye Radio Lobby Booth #41064
  • 11:30AM - 12:30PM
    B-104
  • 12:15PM - 12:50PM
    Booth 41064
    Tony Justice Performance Performance at Western Star Booth #30185
  • 12:45PM - 2:00PM
    B-104
  • 12:50PM - 1:20PM
    Booth 41064
    Tony Justice Autograph Session Autograph Session at Western Star Booth #30185
  • 1:00PM - 2:00PM
    Booth 68196
    Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” Marc Springer Owner/Operator of Snortn’ Boar Transport and star of A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars” will be greeting fans, signing autographs and sharing information on exciting new Belmor products!
  • 1:30PM - 3:30PM
    Booth 68124
    George and Wendy from "The George and Wendy Show" George and Wendy from "The George and Wendy Show" will be at the Truck It Smart booth to greet fans, sign autographs, take photos, and talk trucking so come by and say Hello!
  • 1:30PM - 2:10PM
    Booth 41064
    Tony Justice Autograph Session Autograph Session at Chevron Booth #32495
  • 2:00PM - 2:15PM
    Booth 12008
    Google Android 7" Tablet 4.1 Chromo Inc® 7" Tablet Google Android 4.1 with Touchscreen, Camera, 1024x600 Resolution, Netflix, Skype, 3D Game Supported - Black -- LED Touch Screen Panel Tablet with simple Surf, Stream and Play setup. Comes preloaded with popular Apps like Netflix, Skype, GooglePlay, Chrome and more. 4GB of internal memory (expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD Card) Runs on the Android 4.1 Operating System .
  • 2:15PM - 3:15PM
    B-104
    Inspections Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement
  • 3:00PM - 3:00PM
    Booth 66060
    iPad Air Grand Prize Giveaway! (Class A CDL Holders) Class A CDL holders must present a valid CDL & complete a Quick Profile Form (QPF). Class A CDL holders that fill out a QPF are entered into the grand prize giveaway. Winner will be selected on Sat., March 28th @ 3PM.
  • 3:30PM - 4:30PM
    B-104
  • 6:00PM - 9:00AM
    Booth 70196
    16th Annual National Day of Prayer for Truckers 2015 Truckers Pavilion Conducted at the Papa John Stadium Parking Lot 6:00PM - Shuttle buses available Tony Justice - Singer/SongWriter/Artist Jan McCarter - Singer/SongWriter/Artist Chaplain Joe Hunter - Truckstop Ministries Bob Hataway - TransAlive - Host