Visit MATS 2015 Mid America Trucking Show Louisville KY

If you're in the Trucking Industry, MATS is where you need to be MARCH 26 - 28, 2015 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. If you're a company driver or an owner operator looking to lease on, this is a great opportunity to talk to many trucking companies in one place, face to face. No matter what segment of the trucking industry you are in, MATS is a must attend event. Please make sure to check back after the event for our 2015 post show coverage.

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Held each year at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY, the show attracts 70,000+ attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad. No other show offers more under one roof than the annual Mid-America Trucking Show.

There is not one reason you should miss this show, especially if you're in your truck and trailer you can PARK FOR FREE*! There are also reserved spots starting at $30 and go up to $50 with full hook-ups available. (Details Below)

This world class truck show, has it all!  The latest products from leading manufacturers, Meet & Greets with the industries power players, seminars covering a wide range of topics all drivers care about and even a complimentary concert Friday night.  If you're lucky you may run into some celebrities during the event.

Celebrity Appearances and Entertainment Include:

  • Marc Springer from A&E’s hit TV show “Shipping Wars”
  • America's country radio legend - Eddie Kilroy
  • The Marshall Tucker Band

Now if interested in the aesthetics of trucks, then make sure to check out the 26th annual PKY Truck Beauty Championship! It kicks off the show truck season with the largest grouping of show trucks in the country, all vying for honors in the country’s premier truck beauty show. The event, which has become a star attraction at the Mid-America Trucking Show, celebrates North America’s heavy-duty, working show trucks. Look for the trucks in Lot “J” behind the West Wing and make sure to bring your camera!

Visit the MATS website for the full schedule and a full list of exhibitors at

Truck and Trailer Parking. Courtesy MATS website:
The Mid-America Trucking Show is held at the Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC) in Louisville, KY. The address for the facility is:

Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC)
937 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209

Parking for passenger vehicles at KEC is $8. On-Site Tractor/trailer parking is $30 and spots with hook-ups are available for $50. Spots with hook-ups must be reserved by calling 502.367.5384. *Free tractor/trailer parking is available courtesy of show management at Papa Johns Cardinal Stadium. Shuttle buses to and from KEC are also provided for anyone parking at Papa Johns.*

For more details on parking or directions please follow this link MATS Parking