The Work Truck Show 2013 exhibit floor opens Wednesday, March 6, but attendees have the opportunity to take part in educational sessions the day before.

The Work Truck Show returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., March 6-8. Educational sessions kick off March 5 with two special sessions, 11 concurrent sessions and the Fleet Management Symposium. At the Green Truck Summit, which also opens March 5, there are four general sessions, 18 breakout sessions and a keynote address on Tuesday.

Tuesday's lineup includes three sessions led by NTEA experts about economic, legislative and overall industry trends. Carey and Tim Campbell, managing director, Campbells Ltd. (Leyland, England, UK), provide insights into the trends impacting the industry as well as advice on navigating today's ever-changing marketplace during

Michael Kastner, senior director of government affairs, and Bob Raybuck, director of technical services, will also update companies on current and upcoming government mandates and the impact this legislation can have on work truck industry businesses in "Navigating the Impacts of Government Regulations on the Work Truck Industry." Stephen Latin-Kasper, director of market data and research, will present a session on where the industry is headed, anticipated trends and the impact of the U.S. and international economies on business cycles in "Upcoming Industry and Economic Trends: Impacts on Your Business."

The Fleet Management Symposium on March 5 has been specifically developed for fleet operators. This day-and-a-half Special Session focuses on best practices for improving fleet operations, productivity and financial performance.

In addition, several concurrent sessions held later in the week focus on fleet issues. The full schedule of educational sessions may be viewed at