TMC Meetings and Exhibits

TMC Meetings & Exhibits

TMC's Annual Meeting

TMC’s Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition

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.


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Invite a Fleet Professional to TMC's 2020 Annual Meeting and Save Them Money!


Nobody knows TMC better than its members! So, who better to invite fleet attendees who have never attended before than someone who knows TMC best? TMC encourages you to personally invite fleet professionals you know to come to our 2020 Annual Meeting, and you can help them save money doing it!

From now until January 24, 2020, any first-time fleet attendee can receive a $200 discount off of their full meeting registration.  Tell your colleagues to use PROMO CODE: TMC20FLTFIRST.

Even if they've already been to a TMC meeting before, you can invite fleet colleagues to come back! From now until January 24, 2020, any fleet attendee can receive a $100 discount off of their full meeting registration. Tell your colleagues to use PROMO CODE: TMC20FLEET.

*Subject to eligibility. Code must be used at the time of registration by January 24, 2020. Discounts cannot be added retroactively or in combination with other TMC meeting discount offers*


Click here for video highlights of last year's TMC annual meeting.

Here is a link to TMC's Speaker Ready  Room with speaker guidelines and powerpoint templates.

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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.]

TMCSuperTech registration forms can be found at 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.

For information on our TMCSuperTech preparation webinar series, click here.

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Future TMC Events

2020 Annual Meeting

February 24-27
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, Ga.

2020 Fall Meeting

September 13-17
Competitions: September 13-15
Meeting: September 15-17
Raleigh Convention Center

2021 Annual Meeting

March 8-11
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Fla.

2021 Fall Meeting

September 12-16
Competitions: September 12-14
Meeting: September 14-16
Cleveland Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

2022 Annual Meeting

March 7-10
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Fla.

2022 Fall Meeting

September 25-29
Competitions: September 25-27
Meeting: September 27-29
Cleveland Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

2023 Annual Meeting

February 27-March 2
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Fla.

2023 Fall Meeting

September 17-21
Competitions: September 17-19
Meeting: September 19-21
Cleveland Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

TMC's Fall Meeting

September 13-17, 2020
Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh, N.C.


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.  Sponsored by:TechForce Foundation

TMC’s PTDC Technician Training Fair — Offers a series of training sessions for technicians and supervisors.

Click here for a listing of all PTDC Friend of the Technician Sponsors



For results, videos and news from TMCSuperTech 2019 / TMCFutureTech 2019, click here.

For Information on the TMCSuperTech webinar preparation series, click here.



TMC’s Fleet Data Management & Cybersecurity Conference

Wednesday, June 26 • ATA/TMC Headquarters • Arlington, Va.


Conference Promotion (PDF)

LINK To Presentation Library, Hosted on TMC Connect (2019)
(Call (703) 838-1763 or email to join TMC/obtain access credentials to TMC Connect)

TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference was held on Wed., June 26 at ATA / TMC headquarters in Arlington, Va. The event was  co-located with the summer meeting of ATA’s Technical Advisory Group.

During this one-day conference, TMC presented sessions on the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standard (VMRS), an in-depth analysis of roadside breakdown costs, and predictive analytics for fleet success.

In addition, TMC presented on its new TMC/FleetNet America Vertical Benchmarking Program, as well as cybersecurity issues with today’s equipment and how ATA’s new Fleet CyWatch program can help. The conference also provided attendees the opportunity to ask questions about using VMRS as well as provide feedback to VMRS developers.

Click here for a PDF of the conference brochure.

TMC Speakers' Bureau

Your Source for Qualified Industry Speakers for Your Next Meeting, Conference or Event
TMC Speakers’ Bureau provides technical and general presentations
of interest to outside organizations that share the same interests
and concerns as TMC but may lack access to specialists, experts,
and professionals who can inform and educate their members
about transport equipment technologies and issues.

Looking for a speaker for your next event?  Click here...
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