The Mid-America Trucking Show is pleased to host members of the heavy-duty trucking media from around the globe. Credentialed 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, free wifi, 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.

Media Credentials

Access to “Media Only” areas and events are for properly credentialed individuals only. To obtain media credentials, please click on the “Request Media Credentials” link below.

Media credentials are reserved exclusively for working members of the media, including print, broadcast, radio, and online. Bloggers, influencers, and new media are welcomed and invited to apply for media credentials. Qualifying materials/references may be required to verify that the company is an editorial/media entity that covers the heavy-duty trucking industry, its members, and/or products, and to verify that the applicant is associated with the company.

Public relations and marketing personnel representing manufacturers do not qualify for media credentials, nor do video production companies representing exhibitors or those that solicit/charge companies for coverage.

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.

* Available December 1

Press Room Hours


  • Thursday, 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Friday, 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday, 9 AM - 4 PM


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

MATS Logos

To download a logo, click the button for your intended use: web or print. Use of logo requires adherence to Brand Guidelines and Terms of Use

On-line Press Room

Exhibitors will upload Press Kits, Press Releases, and other materials for MATS Media use, just before and during the MATS event. Once available (typically the first week in March), a link will be published to this page.

Press Event Schedule

The schedule of press events for the upcoming MATS is typically published in late February. Once available, a link will be published to this page.