an effort to recognize companies that develop innovative products and
technology that improve work truck fuel utilization, the National Truck
Equipment Association (NTEA) has announced a new award: The Work Truck Show
Green Award. The winner of this award will be selected at The Work Truck Show
Truck Show Green Award joins two other awards sponsored by the NTEA and chosen
at the annual Work Truck Show: the New Product Innovation Award and the
Editors’ Choice Award for New Product Innovation. All of the contests are open
to companies exhibiting new products at The Work Truck Show 2009, March 4-6,
2009. The Show will be held at the McCormick Place West Building in Chicago, in
conjunction with the 45th Annual NTEA Convention, which runs March 3-6.
Truck Show Green Award is the latest enhancement to the NTEA’s focus on hybrid
and alternative fuel vocational trucks and equipment at The Work Truck Show
2009 and 45th Annual NTEA Convention. Additional “green” activities at the
event include the full-day Green Truck Summit on Tuesday, March 3; a Green
Truck Ride-and-Drive open to all attendees on March 4 and 5; a Green Truck
Pavilion on the show floor dedicated to commercially viable hybrid and
alternative fuel trucks, components and equipment; and three concurrent
education sessions offered through the educational conference.
qualify for The Work Truck Show Green Award, the product or technology must be
new (introduced within the 12 months preceding the show), manufactured or
distributed by a show exhibitor and displayed in that company’s booth at the
Work Truck Show 2009. The product or technology must improve fuel utilization
for work trucks. There is no entry fee. The winner will be selected by popular
vote of trade media attending the show.
information or to register for The Work Truck Show 2009, visit: www.ntea.com or call 1-800-441-NTEA (6832).