will be marking National Trucking Week by honoring the men and
women who keep the freight moving on Saturday, Sept. 28, with
free entertainment, special events and giveaways.
Trucking Week is a time set aside each year to spotlight the important
contributions made by the 400,000 Canadian men and women who keep
the country's freight moving. It is also an opportunity to raise
community awareness of the vital contributions made by the trucking
industry to the economy and Canadian's quality of life.
National Trucking Week takes place from Sept. 22-29. The industry's
national trade show, Truck World, is held during the same week.
will mark the special week by holding National Trucking Week Appreciation/Family
Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, with an entire day of special events
for the whole family. Visitors will be able to enjoy live musical
entertainment, celebrity impersonators, free giveaways, children's
entertainers and other special events.
of exhibitors will display on more than 400,000 square feet of
show floor space. Admission to the show is $10 ($15 on-site at
the show). Children under 16 are admitted free. The event boasts
thousands of acres of free truck and car parking.
The show also
features the Dupont Show and Shine Competition where the most beautiful
and powerful big rigs from Canada and the Northern United States
compete for cash prizes and trophies. For information or registration,
visit www.truckworld.ca, or call toll-free 1-877-682-7469.