GATS Launches 2002 Website

The Great American Trucking Show launched a new website for the Sept. 6-8 show at the Dallas Convention Center in Texas.

The website,, features an online secure registration form for attendees; registration is free until Aug. 30. Attendees who register online will be eligible to win prizes. New this year is a downloadable GATS ticket that can be printed and brought to the show for free admission.

The site contains all the show information and essential facts for attendees. Key elements include a schedule of events, exhibitor list, products list, press releases, seminar information, show floor plan, parking availability, and discount rates for hotels, airlines and car rental.

New features of GATS 2002 include the Fleet Executive Conference, New Products Showcase and International Buyer Program. The GATS website also has details of the Friday, Sept. 6 free concert featuring Tracy Byrd, sponsored by Volvo Trucks North America.

The site offers information on the show’s popular pavilions, comprised of the Commercial Work Truck, Internet & Technology, and Recruitment, along with information on Overdrive’s Pride & Polish, Ol’Blue USA Safety Center, exhibitor giveaways, the city of Dallas, and directions for mapping trips to the show.