September 23-25, 2019 | Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

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What is BusCon Connect?
BusCon Connect
 is a program taking place at BusCon 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. 

What Are the Benefits of Participating?  
BusCon already attracts a core group of serious buyers, but we are taking this a step further. We're inviting and providing scholarships for a select group of VIP buyers to attend BusCon and meet you.  BusCon will do all of the heavy lifting involved in searching for these influential contacts – a distinct group of bus and equipment buyers who are ready to make purchases in the next 6-18 months. There will be a thorough screening process to ensure each operator is both new to BusCon and a genuine interested buyer.  In exchange for the scholarship, the Operator VIPs agree to participate in 15-minute, private, one-on-one meetings.  We will match up the participating Operator and Exhibitor/Sponsor Hosts for these interactions based upon corresponding needs. 

How Does it Work?
BusCon Connect participants will  be provided with a meeting schedule along with detailed information about the Operator, such as information about their current fleet and what they are looking to purchase in the near future.  Other elements of the BusCon Connect program include a special networking reception, dinner and a breakfast for BusCon Connect participants only, plus exclusive access to the group outside of exhibit hall hours.

Tell Me More About the Operator Guests. 
The Operator Guest list will include these types of buyers:

  • Those looking to purchase buses in the next 6-18 months
  • Director-level public transportation/paratransit operators
  • Private owners responsible for procurement in
    • Transit
    • Tour & Charter/Chauffeured Transportation
    • Shuttle Services

How Can I Participate?
BusCon Connect is available to exhibitors and sponsors only.
 

To inquire about becoming an exhibitor or sponsor, please contact James Blue at (310) 533-2449.

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Testimonials

“My first time attending BusCon after it was suggested to me. I was able to learn enough about changing my fleet to propane buses that it took my fears away about cost and infrastructure needs. Well worth my trip.”

-John Stapleton, Executive Director, Delta area Transit Authority / Schoolcraft County Transit Authority, Escanaba, MI

This was our first experience exhibiting at BusCon & it was very positive. We reconnected with existing customers, showed them our new products & connected with many new customers. Within two days after the show, I had meetings set with new customers

-Christopher Kast, Business Development Manager, Veritech Inc., Whippany

“Great Experience! Excellent networking opportunities.”

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

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

“Bus Con has a lot of value at a small price.”

-David Monsey, Owner, Avalon Executive Transportation of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN

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

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

"This was Alexander Dennis Inc.'s first year exhibiting our E200 single deck bus at BusCon. Overall we had a great show & were very impressed with the amount of decision makers looking to gather more information that stopped at our bus display."

-Franco Paganuzzi, Product Sales Director - Single Deck, Alexander Dennis Inc., Canyon Lake

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

“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

“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

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, Maintenance Director, Durham City Transit Company , Durham NC USA

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