Why Exhibit?

The Mid-America Trucking Show is the preeminent annual event for the heavy-duty trucking industry, and has been for more than 40 years. MATS provides exhibiting companies with an unparalleled face-to-face environment to cost-effectively reach industry professionals through exhibit displays, hands-on demonstrations, networking opportunities, and events. Attendees are provided with an opportunity to efficiently research the latest products and services for their business, all while connecting with the industry to stay informed on important equipment, regulatory, and technological changes.

When you're ready to get started, visit our How To Exhibit page to apply for space at MATS 2015

1.2 Million Sq. Ft. of Exhibit Space
81,768 Attendees50 States / 74 Countries
1,064Exhibitors43 States / 14 Countries
224 Media Attendees

Attendee Profile

MATS attendance comprises a virtual who’s who of the heavy-duty trucking industry, from single-truck operators to some of the top private and public fleets in North America. MATS attendees are influential industry leaders and decision makers who purchase, recommend, manufacture, and distribute products and services throughout the US and abroad. MATS’ attendance is further supported by its unparalleled B2B opportunities and strong exhibitor/media base, with representation from all the major truck and engine manufacturers, over 40 trailer manufacturers, countless product and service suppliers, and the largest media contingency in trucking. No other heavy-duty event delivers like MATS.

  • #1reason attendees say they visit MATS is to look for new products
  • 94% of attendees rely on MATS to inform their purchasing decisions
  • 77.5% attendee NET buying influence (final decision/specify supplier / recommend)
  • 63.2% of attendees do not attend any other trade show during the year.

Every Year, For the last 13 Years, MATS has attracted over 70,000 Attendees

More Connections

MATS is an unparalleled environment for exhibitors to meet face-to-face with industry leaders from every segment of the market, providing a unique opportunity to develop and maintain relationships with end users and the entire supply chain.

  • Company Drivers
  • Dealers/Distrubutors
  • Fleet Admins/Purchasing
  • Fleet Maintenance Management
  • Fleet Operations/Safety
  • Fleet Owners
  • Manufacturers/Suppliers
  • Mechanics/Technicians
  • Owner-Operators
Watch: What Toyo Tires has to say about making contacts at MATS

More Engagement

MATS hosts a wide array of events to facilitate direct engagement between exhibitors and industry professionals and provide an opportunity for attendees to demo, inquire, interact, and provide feedback on thousands of products and services, all under one roof and at one industry-wide event.

  • MATS Fleet Forum
  • PKY Truck Beauty Championship
  • Ride-N-Drive Demonstrations
  • Educational Seminars
  • MATS Concert
  • Media One-on-Oness
  • Hospitality Events
  • Customized Engagement Activities
Watch: What Utility Trailers has to say about customer engagement at MATS

More Results

For more than 40 years, MATS has promoted the growth and success of the heavy-duty trucking industry. While the goals of our exhibiting companies vary widely; one thing is clear - MATS delivers RESULTS, providing exhibitors with the RETURN ON INVESTMENT they demand.

  • Brand Exposure & Market Positioning
  • Lead Generation To Drive Results
  • Market Research & Customer Feedback
  • Networking
  • Stay Up-To-Date On the Industry Competition
  • Supply Chain Support & Growth
  • Recruitment & Staffing
Watch: What Roadworks Manufacturing says about MATS

More Value

MATS not only provides the results you seek, we ensure that participating in the show is cost-effective and that exhibitors are offered some of the most competitive rates available for exhibitor services at our show.

  • Exhibit rates start at $1250 per 10’x10’ booth with a discount rate structure for booths 1500 sq. ft.+
  • Drayage rates well below the industry average
  • Exhibitor furnishings and service rates also below the industry average
  • Exhibitors are permitted to self-load/unload and hand carry their materials in from the curb - eliminating drayage fees for those with smaller/quicker booth set-ups
  • Exhibitors can install their own booths, plug-in their own electrical equipment, etc. - a significant cost savings versus heavily union regulated cities
  • Complimentary parking during exhibitor move-in and parking passes allotted with exhibit space rental
  • Discount booth rental packages available for rental or sale
  • Specially negotiated hotel rates for exhibiting companies
  • Louisville provides fantastic, reasonably priced dining and entertainment options

How To ExhibitRequest More Information

Toll Free Phone: 800-626-2370 | Email Contact: exhibit@truckingshow.com