October 1-3, 2018 // Exhibit Hall Open October 2-3 // Indianapolis, IN

BusCon Connect

The Express Route to New Business Connections

BusCon Connect is a program at BusCon that is designed to connect operator buyers with exhibiting suppliers. The program is designed to promote relationship building and includes one-on-one meetings and exclusive networking functions. 

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2018 Schedule coming soon. See the 2017 BusCon Connect Schedule below:

Last updated: March 14, 2018

Monday, September 11, 2017

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wabash West Foyer

Registration Sponsored by

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


JW Marriott, Presidential Suite

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wabash West Foyer

Registration Sponsored by

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Indiana Convention Center, Room 122

9:15 AM - 12:00 PM


Indiana Convention Center, Room 120/121

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Hall B

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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
Hall B

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Hall B

Sponsored by

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BusCon Full Conference, Supplier or Transit Maintenance Badge required for entry. Exhibits Only passholders may purchase a separate ticket at registration.

It’s just a short walk from the Convention Center and the JW Marriott. Exit onto W. Maryland St. and head east towards S. Meridian St. Turn right on S. Meridian St. and Punch Bowl Social will be on the right.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Wabash West Foyer

Registration Sponsored by

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Room 123/124

Metro Innovative Solutions Award & PERC Propane Autogas Fleet Award Presented by

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Room 125
Compliance is a complex subject that confuses many new limousine and other operators entering the industry, as well as veteran operators.  In this fast-paced class learn the required documents of a driver qualification file, maintenance files, and the new regulations surrounding electronic logs.
Presenter: Joe Guinn, Limo and Bus Compliance 

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Room 126
In addition to the environmental benefits, the possibility of alleviating strain on budgets has made alternative fuels attractive for bus operations. This session will discuss the preparations necessary before implementing alternative fuel vehicles, as well as provide a practical look at how alternative fuels can impact your operation. 
Moderator: Michael Taylor, Propane Education & Research Council
Presenters: David Cangany, South Bend Public Transporation Corporation (Transpo); Tom MacLennan, City of La Porte, Indiana

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM


Room 127
Bill Faeth has seen it all in the ground transportation industry after working with over 400 motorcoach and limousine companies and growing his own company to $8.8 million in less than five years. Now, he is going to share with you how to build an internal infrastructure that will allow you to grow rapidly even in today's business climate. 
Presenter: Bill Faeth, Limo University & Inbound Marketing Agents

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open
Hall B

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Hall B

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Testimonials

Jack Jackson

“BusCon continues to prove to be a leader among trade shows for us. We begin and seem to never have a chance to stop talking to prospects. We always reach our quota of leads and results of sales every year and can't wait to get back again."

-Jack Jackson, Owner, Awash Ecowash Systems Corp., Stoney Creek, ON, Canada

“BusCon is on the cutting edge of keeping the industry current on all new technologies.”

-Victoria Learn, Director of Maintenance, IndyGo, Indianapolis, IN

“Great Experience! Excellent networking opportunities.”

-Bart Wyss, Director Distribution, Transportation & Logistics, UPMC, PA

James Wang

“An excellent way to network with all companies within the industry. It will broaden your view on whats out there and what can help. Highly recommended for any bus company that is trying to grow.“

-James Wang, Director of Operations, Peoria Charter. Urbana, IL

“Another great year for BusCon. Appreciate the continued growth in the exhibitors providing a variety of products and services. The increasing number of educational session and focus on vehicle maintenance and evolving technologies are welcomed."

-Michael Terry , President & CEO, IndyGo, Indianapolis, IN

Robert Losiniecki

“The one on one vendors were amazing...they just wanted to help even if they didn't have a product that I could use. I networked with other fixed route agencies. It was a great experience. Thanks BusCon!"

-Robert Losiniecki, Maintenace Director, Durham City Transit Company , Durham NC USA

Chris Goebel

“As a first time exhibitor at BusCon, I was very pleased with the show, network opportunities and evening events.”

-Chris Goebel , Vice President, United States Warranty Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

“Great experience! I got to network with companies that I do not see in local conferences. This will lead to savings for my company. I look forward to attending next years conference.”

-Ken Riley, Maintenance and Facility Manager, Island Transit, Coupeville

2018 Sponsors & Supporters

Platinum
Forest River
Silver
Abilitrax
Bronze
GoExpress
Host Operator
IndyGo
Supporting Associations & Partners
ABA AGTA BMA BusRide CBA CIRTA ILA IMG INCOST KLA MBMCA MSBMA NAMO NEBA PRLA PERC Trailways UMA