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2002 Calendar of Events

FebruaryFeb. 24-27 - the Rural Ontario Municipal Association and the Ontario Good Roads Association present the 2002 combined conference at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Contact Cathy Houston at 90...


February

Feb. 24-27 – the Rural Ontario Municipal Association and the Ontario Good Roads Association present the 2002 combined conference at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Contact Cathy Houston at 905-795-2555.

March

Mar. 3-6 – the Truckload Carriers Association puts on its annual meeting at the Las Vegas Balagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. For details contact William Giroux at 703-838-1950.

Mar. 5-8 – the Work Truck Show and conference is held, along with the 38th Annual National Truck Equipment Association convention, at the Orange Country Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Contact Steve Carey at 800-441-6832.

Mar. 5-8 – the Technology and Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations’ annual meeting and transportation equipment exhibition, returns to the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Florida. For more information call Marsh Galloway at 703-838-1763.

Mar. 14-16 – the Manitoba Trucking Association’s 70th annual convention and meeting is held at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg. Call Bob Wilks at 204-632-6600 for details.

Mar. 18-19 – the Canadian Industrial Transportation Association hosts its general meeting, Transpo 2002 trade show and the Technology in Motion Conference at the International Center in Toronto. Contact Denise Fata at 613-235-2482.

Mar. 19-23 – the Society of Automotive Engineers will be holding its International Off-Highway Congress and Conexpo – Con/AGG at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Call 724-776-4841 for more information.

Mar. 21-22 – the Mid-America Trucking Show is held at Louisville’s Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. Call 800-626-2370 for details.

April

Apr. 4-5 – the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show will be held at the Moncton Coliseum Agrena Complex in N.B. Contact Mark Cusack at 888-454-7469 for details.

Apr. 27-28 – the Association of Diesel Specialists holds its international convention, at Toronto’s Westin Harbor Castle. Contact David Fehling at 913-851-9840 for further information.

Apr. 27-May 2 – the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance holds its 2002 Spring Workshop at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn and Civic Centre, in Rapid City, S.D. Telephone 301-564-1623 for details.

Apr. 28-30 – the National Private Truck Council’s annual educational/management conference and exhibition is held at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Tex. Contact Patricia Burke at 703-683-1300 ext. 212 for more information.

Apr. 28-May 1 – the 39th annual Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminar is held at the Inn on the Park, Toronto. Call Rod Henderson, at 519-886-6265, for further details.

May

May 2-4 – the North American Truck Show is at the Bayside Expo Center, Boston, Mass. Call Greg Coughlin at 800-225-1577 for information.

May 2-4 – the Quebec Trucking Association holds its 51st annual meeting at the Hilton Quebec City. Phone 514-932-0377.

May 6-7 – the B.C. Safety Council’s 2002 Western Conference on Safety is held at the Delta Pacific Resort & Conference Centre, Richmond, B.C. For further information call Aida King at 800-420-7730, ext. 103, or 604-214-7433, ext. 103.

May 12-16 – the Canadian Council of Motor Truck Administrators will hold its annual meeting at the Sheridan Hotel in Halifax. Please call 613-736-1003 for more details.

May 13-17 – marks National Transportation Week.

May 15-16 – the Transportation Health and Safety Association of Ontario holds its annual meeting at the International Plaza Hotel in Toronto. For information contact Betty Taylor at 800-263-5016.

May 25 – the B.C. Trucking Association hosts the B.C. Professional Truck Driving Championships (Location is yet to be decided). For more details, call Michele Nicol at 604-888-5319.

June

June 1-2 – the Performance with Pride Truck Show and Shine will be held in Winnipeg (exact location to be announced). Call Brenda Nieuwkerk at 877-783-6851 for more information.

June 6-9 – the B.C. Trucking Association holds its annual general meeting and management conference at the Tigh-na-mara Resorts in Parksville, B.C. Call 604-888-5319.

June 7-9 – The fourth annual Brigden Pull and Shine Truck Show and Tractor Pull is held at the Brigden Fairgrounds in Brigden, Ont. For information, call Dave Gray at 519-864-1134.

June 15 – the Minden Kinsman Truck Pull will be held at the Minden fairgrounds. Features include a show and shine, ATV pull and truck pull. Space for camping and the trade show is available by calling Susan Danilko at 705-286-2122 or 705-286-1171.

June 20-21 – the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada holds its annual meeting and conference at the Waterloo Inn and Conference Center in Waterloo, Ont. Call Bruce Richards at 905-827-0587 for details.

June 27-29 – the International Trucking Show is held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Call 650-349-4876 for details.

July

July 5-6 – the Performance with Pride Truck Show and Shine will be held in Southern Alberta (exact location to be announced). Contact Brenda Nieuwkerk at 877-783-6851 for more details.

July 20 – the Transportation Health and Safety Association of Ontario runs the Ontario Truck Driving Championships at the Flying J Travel Plaza in London, Ont. Contact Betty Taylor at 800-263-5016 for details.

July 27-28 – the 17th annual Fergus Truck Show is run at the Fergus and District Community Centre, in Fergus, Ont. Get in touch with Sherri Clarke at 519-843-3412 for details.

August

Aug. 1-4 – the Rodeo du Camion roars through Notre-Dame-du-Nord, Que. Call Gilles Dussault at 877-357-6336 for further details.

Aug. 17 – the Tow Truck Roundup 2002 will take place at the Pictou Exhibition Grounds. For more information, call Kent Corbett at 902-485-5605.

Aug. 17 – the Quebec Trucking Association stages the provincial driving championships in St. Jerome, Que. Call 514-932-0377 or 800-361-5813 for details.

Aug. 24-29 – the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance holds its annual conference at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in Boston, Mass. Contact Paul Bomgardner for more information at 519-631-0414.

September

Sept. 6-8 – the fourth annual Great American Trucking Show is held in Dallas, Tex. at the Dallas Convention Center. Call Krista Uhl at 812-949-9200 for details.

Sept. 13-14 – the Performance with Pride Truck Show and Shine will be held in conjunction with the National Truck Roodeo at Prairieland, Sask. Contact Brenda Nieuwkerk at 877-783-6851.

Sept. 15-18 – the Transportation Association of Canada’s annual conference and exhibition is held at the Winnipeg Convention Center. Call Gilbert Morier at 613-736-1350 ext. 234 for more information.

Sept. 22-29 – marks National Trucking Week

Sept. 26-28 – the OTA hosts the Truck World 2002 Exposition at the National Trade Center in Toronto. Please call Barbara Cole at 416-249-7401 for more information.

October

Oct. 3-5 – the BCTA is hosting Truxpo 2002, which will be held at the TradeEx Center in Abbotsford, B.C. Call Michele Nicol at 604-888-5319 for further details on the show.

Oct
. 25-27 – the Transportation Health and Safety Association of Ontario stages the Council of Driver Trainers in Kitchener, Ont. (location to be decided). Contact Betty Taylor at 800-263-5016 for details.

Oct. 27-30 – the American Trucking Associations’ management conference and exhibition is at the Marriott Orlando World Center in Orlando Fla. Call Tom Wackman 703-838-1755 for further details.

November

Nov. – the Ontario Trucking Association holds its annual convention at the Regal Constellation Hotel (date yet to be announced) in Toronto. Call Rebecka Torn at 416-249-7401 for more information.

Nov. 1-3 – the Cam-Expo show will be held at the Centre de Foires de Quebec. Please call 418-877-1616 for more details.

Nov. 3-5 – the Canadian Transport Equipment Association will host its 39th annual meeting and convention in the Toronto region for 2002 (location to be announced). Call 519-631-0414 for details.

Nov. 18-20 – the SAE holds its International Truck and Bus meeting, at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich. Call 724-776-4841 details.


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