MATS - The Ideal Location for Industry Special Events

Each year, MATS hosts numerous meetings, seminars, and exhibitor produced events. From association meetings and hospitality events to educational and press events, MATS has long been the preferred venue for industry events that meet the goals of exhibitors and the needs of attendees. With more than 70,000 attendees representing every major segment of the heavy duty trucking industry and over 1 million square feet of exhibit floor and meeting space, MATS is the ideal venue to host an industry event.

We welcome any and all inquiries to host an event at MATS that would enhance the attendee experience and offer opportunities for the 70K+ annual visitors to improve themselves and their businesses. Start the conversation by completing the Event Request Form or by sending an email to Toby Young

Why Hold an Event at MATS?

Cost Efficiency

Room rental and production costs are reasonable and in some cases can be shared with other event partners. For corporate press events, we cover the room rental and basic setup. In addition, we have relationships with pre-approved vendors and resources that help minimize expenses and ease the planning process.

Free Event Promotion

MATS supports partner events with free, multi-channel promotion to past and current MATS registrants through email,, social media, and industry media coverage. MATS facilitates direct promotion to industry associations and trucking professionals already scheduled to attend and provides direct access to pre-registered media contacts.

Attendee Engagement

87.3% of MATS attendees participate in the Mid-America Trucking Show to inform their purchasing decisions and improve their businesses. Special events position you as a trusted source of information and industry thought leader, while providing direct engagement with your target audience.

Whether educational, media, social or private, if you would like to hold an event at MATS or even co-locate an existing event, we are always eager to discuss. Contact Toby Young at 502.899.3892 to discuss your idea or event. If you are ready to move forward with your Event at MATS, please submit your request by clicking the button below.

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