National convention

The National Convention and Truck Show Finally Comes to Springfield, Illinois

Join us for the 2022 National Truck Convention & Show

American Truck Historical Society

The pre-registration deadline is March 31

We invite all members and the public to come see for themselves the dynamic history of the trucking industry on display.

— General Manager Laurence Gration

KANSAS CITY, MO, USA, March 30, 2022 / — The American Truck Historical Society hosts its annual National Convention and Truck Show at the Illinois State Fairgrounds located at 801 E. Sangamon Ave, Springfield , Illinois, June 9-11, 2022. The Convention & Truck Show features an average of over 1,000 trucks of all shapes and sizes on display with approximately 10,000 spectators.

“The National Convention & Truck Show was originally scheduled for 2020, but due to COVID-19 it has gone virtual. We are happy to be in Springfield for 2022 with all of its rich and vibrant history. In fact, we have three Springfield tours that our customers can choose from if they wish to participate,” said Laurence Gration, Executive Director of ATHS. “We invite all members and the public to come see for themselves the dynamic history of the trucking industry on display.”

Convention and truck registrations are available online ( or by phone (816-891-9900) until June 11. Early bird registration is a savings of $10 and ends March 31, 2022 at midnight.

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.

Special expert presentations on Fuller Roadranger transmissions, the early history of the four-wheel drive automobile company, livestock trailers, and the early history of the Oshkosh truck are among the scheduled learning sessions included with admission. . For more information, visit

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 2022 National Virtual Truck Show, June 17-18. Virtual registration opens April 1 at

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About ATH:
The American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) was established in 1971 to preserve the history of trucks, the trucking industry and its pioneers. ATHS is international in scope, with approximately 17,000 members and 100 chapters covering 23 countries and all 50 states of the United States. The Zoe James Memorial Library houses a collection of over 100,000 digitized and original photographs; 35,000 business records and over 45,000 books and periodicals, plus an extensive collection of model trucks. The American Trucking and Industry Leaders Hall of Fame, ATHS Visitor Center and Library are housed in the corporate headquarters, located in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. More information about ATHS, including hours of operation, is available at

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