National convention

National Convention and Truck Show – June 9-11 in Springfield, Illinois

Truck Congress and Show 2022

–More than just a truck show–

Our event is ‘more than just a truck show’ – it’s a Convention; a celebration and gathering of members and truck enthusiasts, whether they are old friends or new friends.

— General Manager Laurence Gration

KANSAS CITY, MO, USA, April 27, 2022 / — The American Truck Historical Society kicks off its National Convention and Truck Show, June 9-11 in Springfield, Illinois.

ATHS reports that 2022 registration numbers look good. “We are anticipating 2021 numbers for truck and participant registrations. We are optimistic that truck registrations will be a big turnout with all states participating. Hundreds of dedicated ATHS members will make the long journey, despite any obstacles in their way. Some may have to adapt to the demanding weather, but the most important thing is their presence,” said general manager Laurence Gration. “Our event is ‘more than a truck show’ – it’s a convention; a celebration and gathering of members and truck enthusiasts, whether they are old friends or new friends. ATHS is very proud of the educational aspect of the convention, presented by members for members, allowing everyone to share in the experience.

The ATHS National Convention and Truck Show is open to the public at the Illinois State Fairgrounds located at 801 E. Sangamon Ave, Springfield, Illinois from June 9-11, 2022.

The Live Truck Show and Vendor Show is open to the public at the following times:
• Thursday, June 9: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Friday, June 10: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• Saturday June 11: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Entrance at the gate is $15/adult and under 12s are free. Presales can be purchased online (

The Live Convention & Truck Show features an average of over 1,000 trucks of all shapes and sizes on display with approximately 10,000 spectators. The event features historic trucks to view, a vendor display, and learning sessions with admission. For more information, visit

Those interested in bringing a truck to the live event in Springfield can register online at or contact ATHS at 816-891-9900 or email [email protected] org

For truck enthusiasts who cannot attend the live event, there is a virtual option. Customers can enjoy all on-site activities from the comfort of their own homes by attending the National Virtual Truck Show 2022, June 17-18. Virtual registration of trucks and participants is done at

Dates of the future national convention and truck show:
Springfield, IL – June 9-11, 2022
Reno, Nevada – June 8-10, 2023
York, Pennsylvania – June 6-8, 2024
Madison, WI – June 5-7, 2025*
TBD – June 4-6, 2026
Reno, Nevada – June 10-12, 2027*
York, Pennsylvania – June 8-10, 2028
Madison, WI – June 7-9, 2029*

Marina Spexarth
American Truck Historical Society
+1 816-891-9900
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