Education & Events

Supporting Professional Development & Building Relationships

The Iowa Motor Truck Association elevates, enhances, and eloquently tells the positive story of the trucking industry through various educational opportunities and events scheduled throughout the year.  Join us at these opportunities and witness that through these efforts, every aspect of fulfilling IMTA’s mission will be strengthened and reinforced.

The Iowa Motor Truck Association offers these educational seminars and events every year to its members and non-members. The goal of each opportunity is to support continued professional development and build lasting relationships within the trucking industry. 

Seminar
Apr 23

Regulatory Updates Seminar // Eastern Iowa

Kirkwood Community College | Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The current regulatory environment in the trucking industry has been a moving target. The hours of service regulations have seen a considerable amount of controversy since they changed in 2005, with FMCSA constantly reviewing the regulations as se...

Seminar
Apr 24

Regulatory Updates Seminar // Des Moines

IMTA Office | Des Moines, Iowa

The current regulatory environment in the trucking industry has been a moving target. The hours of service regulations have seen a considerable amount of controversy since they changed in 2005, with FMCSA constantly reviewing the regulations as se...

Seminar
Apr 25

Regulatory Updates Seminar // Western Iowa

Stoney Creek Hotel | Sioux City, Iowa

The current regulatory environment in the trucking industry has been a moving target. The hours of service regulations have seen a considerable amount of controversy since they changed in 2005, with FMCSA constantly reviewing the regulations as se...

Networking
Apr 25

LEAD IMTA Happy Hour & Networking Mixer

Smash Park | West Des Moines, Iowa

Are you interested in getting better acquainted with others in the trucking industry, all while networking and having fun?  Well, look no further!  

The LEAD IMTA Council is hosting a networking happy hour for all IMTA mem...

Seminar
May 1
May 2

Cargo Tank Seminar

IMTA Office | Des Moines, Iowa

The Iowa Motor Truck Association is proud to once again host the Cargo Tank Seminar --- the most popular seminar of the year! Which also means, you need to register ASAP!

Held in partnership with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administ...

Webinar
May 16

Webinar: Managing the Risk of Operating with Independent Contractors

Webinar | Must Register to Log-In

When a motor carrier and/or logistics provider decides to partner with independent contractor business owners who own and operate their own equipment, the risk dynamics that a company must manage to become definitively unique from an asset-only (e...

Golf Outing
May 23

Truck PAC Iowa Golf Outing

Legacy Golf Club | Norwalk, Iowa

Hosted by the Iowa Motor Truck Association annually, the Truck PAC Iowa Spring Golf Outing is an important event for the association. It not only brings together folks from Iowa’s trucking industry but it is also the largest fundraiser the I...

TDC
Jun 13
Jun 14

Truck Driving Championships

Prairie Meadows | Altoona, Iowa

The Iowa Truck Driving Championships (TDC) is an annual event that proudly showcases the professionalism that exists among Iowa's finest drivers and exemplifies the word "tradition". Since the origination of the IMTA in 1942, the Sta...

Conference
Jun 27

Legal Symposium

IMTA Office | Des Moines, Iowa

IMTA is excited to announce the addition of a new event to its annual calendar. After numerous requests from members and after doing some added research, IMTA will be holding a Legal Symposium

With a growing list of legal concerns for tr...

Special Events
Jul 17
Jul 18

Maintenance Technician Competition

Harrison Truck Centers | Altoona, Iowa

If you’ve been looking for a way to recognize the continual hard work and dedication of your maintenance technicians, you will now have that opportunity!  This summer the IMTA will conduct it’s very first Maintenance Technician Co...

Leadership
Aug 7
Aug 8

LEAD IMTA Conference

IMTA Office | Des Moines, Iowa

This power-packed leadership conference will provide a variety of opportunities for rising leaders of the trucking industry to share ideas, discuss issues and strengthen leadership skills relevant to professional success.  Whether you are a b...

Seminar
Aug 26
Aug 30

NATMI CDS & CSS Certification Courses

IMTA Office | Des Moines, Iowa

Want to become a Certified Director of Safety (CDS) or a Certified Safety Supervisor (CSS), well now is your chance!  The Iowa Motor Truck Association is proud to once again host the NATMI Fleet Safety Certification Courses here in Des Moines...

Conference
Sep 24
Sep 25

Management Conference

Des Moines, Iowa

Only at the 2019 IMTA Annual Management Conference will you find everything you are looking for, and more!  This annual conference provides all attendees with the tools, the knowledge and the expertise needed to be a successful leader in resp...