BRAMPTON, Ont. — Looking to “inform, educate and entertain,” Road Today magazine held its third annual Road Today Truck Show held at the Powerade Centre in Brampton on May 28-29.
More than 8,500 visitors enjoyed the show’s features, which included an indoor and outdoor trade show, a show n’ shine competition, OPP rollover simulator, motorcycle drill performance, and live entertainment.
About 100 exhibitors from a variety of sectors of the trucking and transportation industry took part in the trade show, including companies focused on trucks, trailers, heavy-duty parts and accessories, engines and power train components, servicing equipment and supplies, fuels and fuel additives, and financial and computer services.
Present at the opening ceremonies were Bal Gosal, Federal Minister of Sports, Harinder Takhar, Ontario Minister of Government Services, Dr. Kirsty Duncan, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke North, and Vicky Dhillon, City Councilor Brampton. Linda Jeffrey, Ontario Minister of Natural Resources, also visited the show and met the exhibitors. The closing ceremonies on Sunday were presided over by Jason Kenney, Federal Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Tim Uppal, Federal Minister of Democratic Reform and Parm Gill, Member Parliament for Brampton-Springdale.
The Show and Shine Awards were won by Ajaib Samra of SLH Transport (Judges’Choice), Randhir Mann of K&T Transport (Best Interior), Lala Chauhan of GMA Transport (Best Dump Truck), Shawn Bowles of Keena Transport (Best Company Owned Truck), Ajaib Samra of SLH Transport and Kevin Hunt of Hunt Trucking (Best Light Show), Sukh Garcha of Mercer Transportation (Best Owner Operator Truck), Kevin Hunt of Hunt Trucking (Best Chrome), Randall Gerred Jr. (Best Tanker), Paul Davidson of W.D Potato (Best Antique), Kulvinder Chaudhary of Versa Cold (Best Day Cab), Raj Transport (Best Fleet) and Jason Swan of Superior Propane (Best Social Awareness).
The trucking excellence awards were presented to Raj Walia of Trux Solutions (Safety & Compliance Professional of the Year) and Bruce Outridge of Outridge Consulting (Trucking Ambassador of the Year).
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