A History of Trucking in the United States: Where it’s Been and Where it’s Going
Before the advent of motor vehicles, all freight in the U.S. was moved either by horse-drawn carriag...
Join decision-makers from trailer dealerships throughout North America along with all of the top level trailer OEMs and service providers at the best networking events available in the industry. The Convention educational program is geared toward helping trailer dealers increase efficiency and profitability. Educational programming includes an industry/economic overview, general sessions and a keynote presentation. Attendees also enhance their business and industry knowledge through a number of concurrent sessions. A special reception is held for Sponsors as well as for the NTDA’s Next Generation Networking Group. An Exhibition and Luncheon features more than 100 displays. A number of members introduce new products at the Convention. Dealer attendees of the Exhibition can enter drawings to win special prizes. Networking events include a Welcome Reception and a special dinner and awards ceremony that honors NTDA sponsors, the Board of Directors, and Membership Ambassadors. The President’s Award of Excellence is also be presented during the dinner. A highlight at each year’s convention is the annual Golf Tournament, which has become a fundraiser for the NTDA’s Scholarship Program that benefits children of NTDA members. The NTDA has awarded close to $200,000 over the past 20 years. Optional activities for spouses and guests will be available throughout the program. Convention registration opens in May.
About the NTDA
Established in 1990, the National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA) represents nearly 900 companies that sell, manufacture, lease, and repair semi-trailers and trailer parts and accessories throughout North America. Affiliated industry service providers also belong to the Association. The NTDA provides Federal Excise Tax information through a hotline manned by tax specialists; education; and valuable member programs and services. The NTDA produces an annual convention and exhibition that features new product introductions, world-class educational programs, networking opportunities, and a Golf Tournament that benefits the NTDA Scholarship Program. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in Brighton, MI.