Comprised of a broad collection of experienced fleets, equipment suppliers and service providers, TMC is the only industry association that is focused solely on truck technology and maintenance. Using their real world experience, members work together to create the industry’s best practices in truck technology and maintenance to help improve trucking equipment and transportation efficiencies throughout North America. More than just a trade show, TMC is home to trucking’s leading fleet professionals, vehicle manufacturers, and component suppliers. It is the industry’s leading forum for getting things done collaboratively. From brakes to bearings, from scanners to software, ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Study Groups and Task Forces cover it all. Whether your interest is staying current on equipment, maintenance or technology issues, there’s no better venue than TMC meetings to catch up on industry-specific news.
We’re North America’s premier technical conference for trucking, and it’s an event you simply must attend to stay current on industry practices. There’s simply no other venue that offers so much information on how to maximize fleet performance and efficiency. It’s your one-stop shop for fleet education, supported by the industry’s only user-driven best practices.
TMC’s Fall Meeting offers a comprehensive collection of educational sessions designed to keep your maintenance personnel on the cutting edge of vehicle technology. In addition to TMC’s educational session lineup, we’re also offering the following unique opportunities:
TMCSuperTech — Trucking’s annual National Technician Skills Competition, at which technicians will compete for top honors and valuable prizes.
TMCFutureTech — Our National Student Technician Competition onsists of a set of skill stations for post-secondary technician students, and patterned after TMCSuperTech.
TMC’s PTDC Technician Training Fair — Offers a series of training sessions for technicians and supervisors.
June 5 - 6, 2018Marriott City Center Raleigh, N.C.
September 16-20 Competitions: September 16-18 Meeting: September 18-20 Orlando World Center Marriott
March 18-21 Georgia World Congress CenterAtlanta, Ga.
September 14-19 Competitions: September 14-17 Meeting: September 17-19 Raleigh Convention Center
February 24-27 Georgia World Congress CenterAtlanta, Ga.
September 19-24 Competitions: September 19-22 Meeting: September 22-24 Raleigh Convention Center
March 8-11 Orange County Convention CenterOrlando, Fla.
September 25-30 Competitions: September 25-28 Meeting: September 28-30 Cleveland Convention CenterCleveland, Ohio
March 7-10 Orange County Convention CenterOrlando, Fla.
September 24-29 Competitions: September 24-27 Meeting: September 27-29 Cleveland Convention CenterCleveland, Ohio
February 27-March 2 Orange County Convention CenterOrlando, Fla.
The Technology & Maintenance Council’s National Technician Skills Competition—TMCSuperTech—is an annual event held in conjunction with TMC’s Fall Meeting. The event is organized by TMC’s Professional Technician Development Committee. TMCSuperTech is North America’s premier skills competition for professional commercial vehicle technicians. TMCSuperTech contestants come from all segments of the trucking industry, and many are state, regional or corporate champions. The competition is a two-day event. Day One features the qualifying round, consisting of a three-part written challenge and various hands-on skills challenges. Day subsequent hands-on skills challenge. Following the Day One qualifying round, there is a reception at which TMC announces the names of a predetermined number of contestants who are eligible to compete on Day Two in the Hands-on Skills Challenge. The last day of the event consists of a technician training fair (featuring numerous hands-on job related training classes that qualify for NATEF continuing education units), followed by an competition awards banquet. The competition is open to any actively employed commercial vehicle technician. However, all competitors must be TMC Technician Members. Active members are eligible to enter the competition without fee. Nonmembers will pay an entry fee and will become members for the remainder of the year. Verified champions of state trucking association technician skills competitions may enter without paying a fee. Grand Champions of previous TMC National Technician Skills Competitions are eligible to compete. [Membership forms available at or by calling TMC offices at (703) 838-1763.] In May TMCSuperTech registration forms can be found at tmc.trucking.org. Registrations forms must be postmarked by a specific date set by TMC. Only preregistered contestants are eligible to compete. Contestants are sent a confirmation of their registration and housing accommodations in advance of the event.
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