Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (2017–2019), will serve as keynote speaker at The Work Truck Show 2020. According to a press release, her presentation will take place the morning of March 5 as part of the NTEA annual meeting.

The 20th annual Work Truck Show runs March 3–6 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Educational sessions, Green Truck Summit, and Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference begin March 3, and the exhibit hall is open March 4–6. Registration opens in October.

In 2010, Haley was elected as the first female and first minority governor of South Carolina. She was reelected in 2014 and served as governor until becoming U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and joining President Donald Trump’s Cabinet and National Security Council in January 2017.  In 2019, Haley founded Stand for America (standforamericanow.com), an advocacy group.

“We’re honored to welcome Ambassador Haley and look forward to learning about her experiences as she traveled the world to defend America’s interests and keep our country safe,” says Peter Miller, first vice chairman of NTEA’s board of firectors. “During her tenure, she tackled difficult issues like national security, education, human rights and unemployment. Her strong and passionate leadership serves as an example of how even the most challenging obstacles can be overcome.”