Take a look below to learn about the schedule for National Truck Summit. If you have any questions about specific activities or event timing, please don’t hesitate to get in touch - we’ll be happy to help.
LUNCHEON AND PANEL
Join Jason Stein, Publisher at Automotive News, for an exciting luncheon, packed with data and insights from our pannel. The results of truck and SUV focus groups, commissioned by the Twin Cities Auto Show, will also be presented to generate discussion around the Midwest's love for light trucks.
2 PM & 3 PM
Attend these breakout sessions for a deeper dive into the data presented by the panel. Speakers and content will be announced closer to the event.
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
The night will conclude with a party on the floor of the Twin Cities Auto Show - before it opens to the public the following day! Check out the new vehicles and features, and network with other professionals while enjoying the entertainment and refreshments.
IN THE NEWS
The National Truck Summit is making headlines!
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We’ve negotiated discounts and secured a number of reduced-rate hotel rooms at the Hilton Minneapolis to make your trip to Minneapolis more affordable. When you book your rooms, please mention that you are with the Twin Cities Auto Show.
AMENITIES AND FEATURES
The Hilton Minneapolis is connected to the Minneapolis Convention Center via skyway offering a safe and warm walk to the Twin Cities Auto Show. Skyways also connect guests to shoping, dining and entertainment.Guests will enjoy spacious guests rooms with refrigerators, safe and 50-inch TV and a complimentary 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool and sauna.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL TRUCK SUMMIT
The demand for pickup trucks, SUVs and crossovers is at an all time high. With lower fuel costs and the capability and flexibility these vehicles offer, popularity in the segment continues to grow. Nowhere is this more apparent than Minnesota where new vehicle sales of light trucks, SUVs and crossover are far above the national average.
On the eve of the Twin Cities Auto Show, Automotive News and the Twin Cities Auto Show will highlight the nation’s passion for pickup trucks, SUVs and crossovers through
discussion and demonstration. Join us for insights on consumer
tastes, discussion from industry leaders and demonstrations of capability.
ABOUT THE LIFT GARAGE
Donations will be collected during registration and at the National Truck Summit and Twin Cities Auto Show Preview Celebration.
The Lift Garage is a nonprofit auto repair shop that provides low cost car repair to low income Minnesotans. The Lift focuses exclusively on safety and drivability and is all about moving customers out of poverty and into more secure lives. The Lift charges $15/hour for labor and parts at cost which means that customers at The Lift save about 65% on the cost of auto repairs. The customers of The Lift must make at or below 150% of Federal Poverty Guideline to qualify (i.e. $18700 for a household of one).