Schedule

Marketplace is the home of the best travel and tour events. See what we have lined up below. You can sort and search events as needed.  The schedule below reflects the sessions and events included with Marketplace registration.  For Busworld exhibit events, visit www.busworldnorthamerica.org to view.

Download printable Marketplace 2023 schedule.

All times below are listed as Eastern Time Zone.  All events are held at Huntington Place (Detroit’s Convention Center) unless noted.
  • Registration Opens

    Monday / June 20
    12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

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  • Housing Reservations Open

    Tuesday / September 6
    12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

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  • Early-Bird Registration Rate Ends

    Wednesday / September 14
    11:59 PM — 11:59 PM

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  • Research Databases Open

    Tuesday / September 27
    12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

    Marketplace Passport

  • Appointment Requests Open

    Tuesday / October 4
    12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

    Marketplace Passport

  • Appointment Requests Due

    Wednesday / January 4
    11:59 PM — 11:59 PM

    Marketplace Passport

  • Appointment Schedules Available

    Wednesday / January 18
    12:00 PM — 12:00 PM

    Marketplace Passport

  • National Bus Traffic Association Meeting

    Thursday / February 2
    09:00 AM — 05:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Convention Center Shuttle

    Friday / February 3
    08:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Host Hotels

  • Registration Open

    Friday / February 3
    08:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Sponsor Move-in

    Friday / February 3
    08:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • National Bus Traffic Association Meeting

    Friday / February 3
    09:00 AM — 03:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Airport Shuttles

    Friday / February 3
    10:00 AM — 10:00 PM

    DTW and Host Hotels

  • ABA Board of Directors Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday / February 3
    02:00 PM — 05:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Service Center Open

    Friday / February 3
    02:00 PM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Women in Buses Day

    Friday / February 3
    02:00 PM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Bus Industry Safety Council Orientation and Floor Tour

    Friday / February 3
    04:00 PM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Convention Center Shuttle

    Saturday / February 4
    06:30 AM — 06:45 PM

    Host Hotels

  • Registration Open

    Saturday / February 4
    07:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Bus Industry Safety Council General Session

    Saturday / February 4
    09:00 AM — 10:30 AM

    Huntington Place

  • Sightseeing Tours

    Saturday / February 4
    09:00 AM — 01:00 PM

    Leave from Convention Center

  • African American Motorcoach Council

    Saturday / February 4
    10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Airport Shuttles

    Saturday / February 4
    10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

    DTW and Host Hotels

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Meeting

    Saturday / February 4
    01:00 PM — 02:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Education Breakout Sessions

    Saturday / February 4
    01:30 PM — 05:30 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Networking Floor Reception

    Saturday / February 4
    01:30 PM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Operator Reception

    Saturday / February 4
    05:30 PM — 06:30 PM

    Huntington Place

  • ABA Board of Directors Dinner

    Saturday / February 4
    07:00 PM — 07:00 PM
  • Experience Detroit on Your Own

    Saturday / February 4
    07:00 PM — 07:00 PM

    Detroit

  • Convention Center Shuttle

    Sunday / February 5
    06:30 AM — 06:45 PM

    Host Hotels

  • Registration Open

    Sunday / February 5
    07:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Operator Breakfast

    Sunday / February 5
    07:45 AM — 08:45 AM

    Huntington Place

  • Bus Maintenance & Repair General Session

    Sunday / February 5
    09:00 AM — 10:30 AM

    Huntington Place

  • DMO/Receptive/Charter Appointment Session

    Sunday / February 5
    09:00 AM — 05:47 PM

    Business Floor

  • School Bus Council Meeting

    Sunday / February 5
    09:00 AM — 10:00 AM

    Huntington Place

  • Education Breakout Sessions

    Sunday / February 5
    09:30 AM — 05:30 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Delegate Lunch

    Sunday / February 5
    12:00 PM — 01:00 PM
  • "Opening Ceremony" Entertainment Event

    Sunday / February 5
    01:00 PM — 02:30 PM
  • Sponsor Spotlight

    Sunday / February 5
    05:47 PM — 06:00 PM

    Networking Floor

  • All-Delegate Evening Event

    Sunday / February 5
    07:00 PM — 10:00 PM

    Visit Detroit

  • Convention Center Shuttle

    Monday / February 6
    06:30 AM — 06:45 PM

    Host Hotels

  • Registration Open

    Monday / February 6
    07:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Operator Breakfast

    Monday / February 6
    07:45 AM — 08:45 AM
  • Bus Maintenance & Repair Off-site Meetings

    Monday / February 6
    09:00 AM — 03:00 PM
  • Lodging/Attraction/Associate/Allied Association Appointment Session I

    Monday / February 6
    09:00 AM — 05:47 PM

    Business Floor

  • Education Breakout Sessions

    Monday / February 6
    09:30 AM — 05:30 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Delegate Lunch

    Monday / February 6
    12:00 PM — 01:00 PM
  • "Best of Broadway" Entertainment Event

    Monday / February 6
    01:00 PM — 02:30 PM
  • Sponsor Spotlight

    Monday / February 6
    05:47 PM — 06:00 PM

    Networking Floor

  • Dine Around Detroit

    Monday / February 6
    07:00 PM — 07:00 PM

    Detroit

  • ABA Foundation Afterglow

    Entertainment | ABA Jam Band

    Monday / February 6
    09:00 PM — 11:59 PM
  • Convention Center Shuttle

    Tuesday / February 7
    06:30 AM — 06:45 PM

    Host Hotels

  • Registration Open

    Tuesday / February 7
    07:00 AM — 06:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Operator Breakfast

    Tuesday / February 7
    07:45 AM — 08:45 AM
  • Lodging/Attraction/Associate/Allied Association Appointment Session II

    Tuesday / February 7
    09:00 AM — 05:47 PM

    Business Floor

  • Education Breakout Sessions

    Tuesday / February 7
    09:30 AM — 12:00 PM

    Huntington Place

  • Delegate Lunch

    Tuesday / February 7
    12:00 PM — 01:00 PM
  • Entertainment Event

    Tuesday / February 7
    01:00 PM — 02:30 PM
  • Sponsor Spotlight

    Tuesday / February 7
    05:47 PM — 06:00 PM

    Networking Floor

  • Sponsor Move-out

    Tuesday / February 7
    06:00 PM — 09:00 PM

    Netwoking Floor

  • All-Delegate Evening Event

    Tuesday / February 7
    07:00 PM — 09:30 PM