Event at MATS honors women drivers

Women In Trucking holds its eighth annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel Saturday, March 25, at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

MATS truck showMATS once again hosts a salute to women truck drivers.

MATS is held March 23-25 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

The celebration begins at 11 a.m. on the second floor of the South Wing (rooms C201-204) with exhibitors, music, goodie bags for the female drivers, a chocolate fountain, and a tractor-trailer-shaped cake.

Ann Dyer, senior director of regional transportation for Walmart Private Fleet is the featured speaker.

Attendees will pose for the annual group photo before door prizes are awarded. This year’s top prize will be a $500 gift card.

All female drivers are welcome and need not be members of the organization to attend. Registration is at the WIT booth #40557 in the North Wing Lobby on Thursday and Friday, or rooms C201-C204 in the South Wing before the event.

Family and friends, sponsors, and WIT members are encouraged to attend.