WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TravelCenters of America LLC, (TA), operator of TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel centers, will once again be in attendance at MATS this year in Louisville, Kentucky. From the shower trailer, to free truck parking and shuttle service, to selling tires and OnSITE truck services, it’s well worth a visit. Here are some of the fun and exciting events TA will be hosting and sponsoring at MATS 2018.
FREE Truck Parking and Shuttle Service: The Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Truck Parking lot has space for drivers to park trucks/RVs for free (no hook-ups). There will be free shuttles to and from the convention center, showers, and portable restrooms. Free truck parking and shuttle service was made possible by TA. Visit www.truckingshow.com/directions-parking for more information.
Shower Trailer: TA will be making a splash at MATS as sponsor of the shower trailer located in the free truck parking lot. Drivers can schedule a shower at the TA booth #19156 or at the shower tent in the lot. TA will provide one FREE souvenir towel and soap with each shower appointment, while supplies last. Showers are free for UltraONE® Platinum Members.
TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network: Tire sales representatives and service experts will be available in the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Parking Lot to help drivers choose the most cost efficient set of tires for their truck, plus offer maintenance tips that will help extend the life of their tires. Drivers requesting a price quote from a Commercial Tire Network representative will be entered to win a set of eight Cooper Roadmaster Tires.
OnSITE Truck Services: Drivers can make the most of their downtime and schedule a maintenance service or repair with TA Truck Service OnSITE Mobile Maintenance. ASE and TIA certificated technicians will be at the Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Truck Parking Lot to perform standard services such as tire replacements and repairs, DOT inspections, used truck inspections, computer diagnostics and fault code troubleshooting, electrical system testing and repairs, air system repairs, mud flap maintenance or installation, other light repairs, and more.
FREE Samples to Savor: Attendees visiting TA booth #19156 will be in for a treat with a free taste of our World Blends® coffee, the freshest roast on the road. Samples include: Columbia Blend, Extreme Blend, French Vanilla Cappuccino and White Chocolate Carmel Cappuccino.
Vote for the Best Server/Cashier and Chef: New this year, TA Restaurant Group has launched a search to find their best server or cashier and chef at their full service restaurants. Drivers can cast their vote at the booth to choose the final winners of the top five in each category.
Introducing UltraSweeps: During the rollout of the new UltraSweeps promotion, drivers will be able to enter and win an all-expenses-paid trip for two to the NASCAR Monster Energy Series race in Las Vegas. Drivers will also have the opportunity to win daily drawings that include a TA-Petro all inclusive - shower, meal and parking coupon which will be selected daily for the entirety of UltraSweeps running March 22 through June 1, 2018.
Homer Hogg and Daniel Mustafa Seminar: New this year, Homer Hogg, Director of Technical Service for TA Truck Service, and Daniel Mustafa, Assistant Manager of Technical Development for TA Truck Service, will be presenting a MATS seminar on the topic of “Starting and Charging Systems on the Modern Truck” in room B-104 of the show hall on Friday, March 23 from 3 – 4 p.m. The seminar is free to all show attendees and does not require pre-registration.
UltraONE Platinum Hospitality Suite: New this year, UltraONE Platinum Rewards Members will have the opportunity to take a break from the show hall to rest their legs and enjoy light refreshments while they network and socialize with fellow drivers in the Platinum Hospitality Suite in room C-104 in the South wing of the show hall.
Verizon UltraMobile Retailer: Learn how to stay connected anytime, anywhere. TA will have various Verizon products available for sale right in the booth.
Spin the Wheel: With a spin of the wheel, attendees win prizes and make donations. All proceeds benefit the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund (SCF).
About TravelCenters of America LLC
TravelCenters of America LLC, headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, offers diesel and gasoline fueling, restaurants, truck repair facilities, convenience stores and other services in 43 states and in Canada, principally under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart® convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com. For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.minitmart.com.
About St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund
The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is a 501(c)(3), truck driver charity that helps over-the-road/regional semi-truck drivers and their families when an illness or injury, occurring within the last year, has caused them to be out of work. The SCF is also working to provide programs that will benefit professional drivers and the trucking industry, such as free vaccines, smoking cessation and diabetes prevention. For more information, please visit https://truckersfund.org or call (865) 202-9428.