Date: March 30, 2019
Location: Mid-America Trucking Show,
Louisville, Kentucky - South Wing C201-C204, 2nd floor

Professional Female Drivers, We Salute You!

Join us at the 10th Annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel at MATS on Saturday, March 30th as we honor professional female drivers at our free event. Prior to Saturday, stop by the Women In Trucking booth, register for The Salute, and show us your current CDL. You will be taught self-defense that works by Debbie Gardner and learn about a new and safe way to protect yourself with the LIFELITE PepperBall Launcher. Hear what’s new and exciting with WIT presented by Ellen Voie, be entertained by Jayne Denham, enjoy refreshments (including the signature chocolate fountains and tractor trailer cake), receive a goodie bag filled with items from our sponsors, and be a part of the annual driver photo!


9:00 – 10:15a   Debbie Gardner/SURVIVE Institute: Self-Defense That Works
10:15 – 10:30a   LIFELITE PepperBall Launcher Demonstration
10:30 – 11:00a   Sponsor set-up
11:00a – 1:00p   Doors Open/Drivers visit sponsors at tables
WIT Show - live broadcast with sponsors (SiriusXM Road Dog Channel 146);
Interviews with Sponsors
1:00 – 1:45p   Salute Program with WIT President & CEO Ellen Voie
Conclusion   Salute driver photo taken with female drivers in red shirts
After Photo   Door prizes & goodie bag giveaway
After Giveaway   Refreshments & Entertainment by Jayne Denham

Don't forget to either join WIT or renew your WIT membership prior to the event. Join or renew online

View the 2019 Prospectus


Past Event Highlights

2018 Salute to Women Group
(2018 Salute to Women Behind the Wheel (Photo: Paul Hartley, AddMedia)

2018 USA Salute to Women Behind the Wheel Highlights

2018 Canada Salute to Women Behind the Wheel - Truck World Highlights

2018 CanadaSalute to Women Behind the Wheel - Truxpo Highlights

169 female professional drivers honored at 2017 “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel"

2016 Salute to Women Canada Highlights