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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Last updated: May 16, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

BusCon Night on the Town

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Registration Open

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Breakfast and Awards Ceremony

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Take a look at the evolution of current bus and motorcoach safety technologies – including collision mitigation – and learn how these systems will continue to play a key role in the growth and advancement of automated and autonomous commercial vehicles.

Presenter: Fred Andersky, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Come to this session to find out which markets are on each social platform, what types of content you should be publishing, and when to pitch your product. This session is for beginner and intermediate social media managers and jacks of all trades.

Presenter: Aleja Seabron, The LMC Group

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Networking Refreshment Break

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Dangerous germs such as hepatitis A and this year’s flu have wreaked havoc and virtually paralyzed bus facilities across the country from providing routine service. Learn how to prevent transmission from passengers to drivers to your facility, as well as what actions and tools you can implement right now.

Presenter: Frances Grinstead, CURIS System

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Session discusses an understanding of why servant leadership and acts of service are so important and vital to running a successful business; how to engage your employees in the process of servitude; and how the culture of servitude must be embodied by the entire organization for the process to be a success, which starts with its leaders.

Presenter: Kevin Egan, EGAN Transportation Logistics Consultants

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

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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

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

“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

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

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

“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

2018 Sponsors & Supporters

Forest River
Abilitrax HSM
Host Operator
Supporting Associations & Partners