Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Culmination of the Semi Truck Industry's Best - The 2007 Mid America Trucking Show
Related to the heavy duty truck industry? Then you ought to head to the...2007 Mid America Trucking Show. The four-day show is live from March 22 through March 24 in Louisville, Kentucky.The 2007 Mid-America Trucking Show will encompass an incredible 1,000,000 square feet of exhibit space and more than 1,000 exhibiting companies making it the largest trucking show in the world! Attendance this year is expected to exceed 100,000.The semi truck showcase event of the year is marked by the presence of who's who from the trucking world. It provides an opportunity for those companies that manufacture semi trucks and semi truck accessories, to display their latest products and highlight the technological advancement achieved by them. Equipment and services of every conceivable description, representing the most innovative technology and advanced developments in the industry will be on display!The history of the Mid America Trucking Show began in the early 1970s when Paul K.Young formed a private management group. The aim was to come up with the largest trucking show of the United States that will cater to the diverse needs of trucking professionals' right from trucks to truck chassis and vans to forklifts. The first show was held in 1972. It recorded the presence of 80 exhibitors and 4000 visitors. The popularity of the show kept on rising and the year 2006 saw the exhibitors crossing the 1000 mark and the attendance of 80,291 trucking professionals.The Mid America Trucking Show ranks as the "must attend" event for manufacturers, owner operators and trucking companies, some who venture clear across the country to the event that typically kicks off the semi truck and semi truck accessory buying seasons for fleets and individual owner operator truck drivers. As one who has attended the event for the past three years, I can assure you it is "the" event of the year for the heavy duty truck industry.This year's event will be highlighted by Great American, one of the nation's leading insurers of independent owner operators, who will give away more than just a bag of trade show trinkets at the this year's Mid-America Trucking Show. One lucky owner operator winner will be chosen at random to receive the keys to a 2002 Freightliner Classic XL. This Freightliner will be completely 'tricked out', according to Tim Clinton, Director of Marketing for Great American's Trucking Division..But still, you would question 'What can I look forward to from the biggest event in the trucking industry'? Well, I know one place you'll find a large number of big rig semi truck accessory junkies, truck owners and fans. The highlight of the show for many owner operators is the third annual Big Rig Build Off.The Big Rig Build Off takes place in the parking lot behind the convention center. Even for the most casual truck show fan, this is largest collection of tricked out semi trucks you will see this side of heaven. Independent truck drives from across the country bring their flat out gorgeous big rigs to display at this show. You'll see incredible paint jobs, big truck chrome and thousand of LED lights that makes many a head turn as these trucks cruise the heartland of America.So, if you want to know about the latest innovations in semi trucks and semi truck accessories, or you are a semi truck owner operator seriously considering a semi truck purchase in the near future, then you should check out Mid America Trucking Show.