The Spotlight is on Motorcoach Operators at ABA! It’s time for your company to take the stage! Headliners for your organization include:
Amplify Your Network and Education
ABA’s Marketplace has programming for both motorcoach operators with and without tour operations.
Rock Your Professional Network
ABA Marketplace has special interest councils open to operators to network and learn. Access is included with your registration. All events are at the Music City Center unless noted. Learn more about the Councils at https://www.buses.org/councils.
- African American Motorcoach Council | Saturday, Jan. 13 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
- Bus Industry Safety Council | Sunday, Jan. 14 and Monday, Jan. 15
- Bus Maintenance & Repair Council | Monday, Jan. 15 and Tuesday, Jan. 16
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee | Saturday, Jan. 13 | 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Entertainer Motorcoach Council | Friday, Jan. 12 | 12:00-4:00 p.m. | Embassy Suites
- Hispanic Motorcoach Council | Saturday, Jan. 13 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
- Next Era Leadership Council | Saturday, Jan. 13 | 12:30-2:00 p.m. | Invitation Only
- School Bus Council | Friday, Jan. 12 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.
- Women in Buses Council | Friday, Jan. 12 | 1:00-6:00 p.m.
Motorcoach Operator can also participate in the business appointments with travel & tour suppliers.
Additionally, turn conversations into business relationships at events designed to bring together Buyers and Sellers. These include evening events, networking receptions, tours, all-delegate lunches and one dynamic exhibit floor. Your all-access pass is included with your registration.
Engage in Instrumental Education
ABA 2024 education topics will include something for everyone’s jam! Select from hot topics that with improve your business from 50+ options. No advance sign-up required for delegates and they are FREE to attend!
Topics will include:
- Business Strategies/Goal Setting
- Professional Development/Public Speaking
- Professional Development/Time/Personal Wellbeing Management
- Communications/Customer Engagement & Acquisition on Social Media
- Business/Operational Challenges
- Customer Experiences/Net Promoter Score
- Human Resources/Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Human Resources/Hiring/Terminations
- Marketing/Industry Trends
- Marketing/Generational Sales
- Marketing/Elevator Pitch
- Technology/Cyber Secuirty
Turn Up the Volume and Get Ready for the Latest & Greatest Industry Products Exhibits
Our vendors cover headlights to taillights and everything in between.
- Vehicle Manufacturers
- Interior Parts
- Body Parts & Accessories
- Safety Supplies
- Maintenance & Aftermarket
- Travel Destinations & Tour Products
Cue the Music
Are you ready for your complimentary backstage access to business success? Marketplace hits all of the right notes for your business.