The Mid-America Trucking Show is pleased to host members of the heavy-duty trucking media from around the globe. Access to “Media Only” areas and events are for properly credentialed individuals working as print, broadcast, or website journalists. To obtain media credentials, please click on the “Request Media Credentials” link below (available November 1). Media attendees are provided access to the Media Center in South Wing Conference Room B105 of the Kentucky Exposition Center. The Media Center will be set-up with computers, a copy machine, a fax machine, internet connection, etc. In addition, social areas are set up where light meals are provided by the Media Center Sponsor and a separate Business Center area is available for those seeking a quiet environment to work.

MATS media credentials are not transferable. Any credential(s) being transferred to unauthorized individual(s) will result in confiscation of the credential(s) and removal of the individual(s) from the show.

Press Event Schedule

Press Releases

Press Room Hours

  • Wednesday March 27, 7:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Thursday March 28, 7:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Friday March 29, 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday March 30, 9 AM - 4 PM


  • South Wing Conference Room B105 (Between South Wing Lobbies A & B)

Media Credentials

Online Media registration is now closed but members of the media can still register at South Wing Conference Room B105. Please bring your business card and a copy of the publication(s) to which you have contributed or other verification of your position in the heavy-duty trucking media.


  • Toby Young
  • Exhibit Management Associates, Inc.
  • 1404 Browns Lane, Suite E
  • Louisville, KY 40207
  • local_phone502-899-3892

Digital Resources (Logos / Event Photos)

MATS Logo Terms of Use Agreement

EMA, Inc. owns the trademarks “MATS,” “Mid-America Trucking Show". You and your organization agree to use the trademarks only in connection with sponsoring, reporting on, or exhibiting at MATS. Any other uses by any other people or organizations require separate approvals and additional terms. Accordingly, if you are not a sponsor, exhibitor, or a news organization, you must contact EMA, Inc. before using the resources. For example, if you are offering products, merchandise or other services, you must contact The Show through Toby Young, You agree that you are a sponsor or an exhibitor or a news organization, or you have contacted MATS as indicated above and obtained the necessary separate approvals. You and your organization agree to use the trademarks as shown, and you will not alter, modify, dilute or otherwise misuse the trademarks. You and your organization will not use older versions of the trademarks. MATS may terminate your use of the trademarks at any time. Once MATS terminates your use, you and your organization agree to stop using the trademarks immediately.

High-Resolution Photos

We have made available official photos of the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show. You can view all of the photos, and download hi-res versions, by clicking on the thumbnails below.