Nominations are currently being accepted for the CBA'S annual Awards Program. Don't miss this opportunity to recognize a strong employee for Driver of the Year, Maintenance Technician of the year, or a strong Operator Peer for the 2023 OPERATOR OF THE YEAR award. Please review our Awards Program page for more information. Nomination Deadline is October 15, 2023Nominations are currently being accepted for seats to the CBA Board of Directors and to the Associate / Allied Steering Committee. Please review our Board of Directors page for more information. Nomination Deadline is September 15, 2023
CBA Members: Refer a colleague for CBA membership. Visit the Join page to access the online referral form!
CAlifornia Bus Association
Representing California's Bus Industry Since 1969
(1) Nominations are now being accepted for the CBA's annual Awards program. Recognize a Driver, Technician, or a fellow Motorcoach Operator for one of these prestigious awards.
(2) Nominations are now being accepted for seats on the CBA Board of Directors and on the Associate / Allied Steering Council.
(3) REGISTER NOW for the 49th Annual Convention & Tradeshow.
(4) Now you can refer a colleague for CBA membership.
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2023 CALIFORNIA BUS ASSOCIATION 49TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & TRADE SHOW
|Silver Legacy Resort Casino||
November 5th - 7th, 2023
|407 N VIRGINIA STREET
RENO, NV 89501
|REGISTER||CLICK HERE TO BOOK LODGING WITH OUR EXCLUSIVE RATE OF $91.00 PER NIGHT!
If you prefer to call 1-800-687-8733 and refer to group code SSCBA23.
Room Block Rate expires October 15, 2023
Located in the heart of the Biggest Little City, Silver Legacy Resort Casino offers everything under one roof. In addition to the California Bus Association 49th Annual Convention & Tradeshow, this modern Reno hotel has restaurants, big-name entertainment and an action-packed casino. Silver Legacy also has gorgeous mountain views and is a quick drive from Lake Tahoe.
08:00 am - 05:30 pm - Registration Open
09:15 am - 03:15 pm - FAM Tour - National Automobile Museum
11:00 am - 05:00 pm - Republic Indemnity Annual Golf Tournament
05:30 pm - 07:00 pm - Welcome Reception
07:00 pm - Open Evening for Dine Arounds or Open Dining
07:00 am - 05:00 pm - Registration Open
07:30 am - Set up Bus Exhibits
07:30 am - 08:45 am - Breakfast Buffet and Attendee Intros
09:00 am - 10:00 am - Education Session
10:00 am - 10:15 am - Break
10:15 am - 11:15 am - Keynote Address
11:15 am - 12:15 pm - National Industry Updates - UMA & ABA
12:15 pm - 02:30 pm - Lunch - Food Trucks on 4th Street
12:15 pm - 02:00 pm - Bus DISPLAY Open
02:30 pm - 02:45 pm - Break
02:45 pm - 03:30 pm - Reading your Financials
03:30 pm - 04:15 pm - Employment Law
04:15 pm - 04:30 pm - Break
04:45 pm - 05:30 pm - Innovative Training Ideas
05:30 pm - 06:00 pm - Break
06:30 pm - 10:00 pm - Monday Night Madness (walkable)
06:00 am - 12:00 pm - Exhibitor set up for Vendor Showcase
07:00 am - 05:00 pm - Registration Open
08:00 am - 08:45 am - Seated Breakfast
Sponsored by National Interstate Insurance
08:45 am - 12:30 pm - BISC West
Kevin Fischer, ABA BISC Council Liaison
8:45 am - 9:45 am Distracted Driving
Presented by National Interstate
- Company Policy
- Best Practices
9:45 am - 10:45 am NTSB Update
Presented by Mike LaPonte
NTSB Highway Crash Investigator
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break 11:00 am - 11:45 am CVSA
Presented by Jeremy Disbrow
Roadside Inspection Specialist
11:45 am - 12:30 am Safety Director 101
Presented by Mike McDonal
Director of Regulatory Compliance, Saucon Technologies
- Safety Management Cycle
12:30 pm - 01:00 pm - Lunch Buffet
01:00 pm - 01:45 pm - Presentation - California Advocacy
01:45 pm - 03:45 pm - Vendor Showcase Table Displays
Note: Non-displaying vendors are prohibited from entering the display area or meeting with operators during this time
03:45 pm - 04:15 pm - Vendor Feedback
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm - Operator Q&A - Moderator: Tom Giddens
06:00 pm - 07:00 pm - Cocktail Reception
07:00 pm - 09:00 pm - Gala Awards Dinner
Encouraged Attire: Men - Sport Coat, Tie Optional. Women - Cocktail Attire
09:00 pm - midnight - Private Hospitality Area
08:30 am - 09:30 pm - Board of Directors Breakfast, hosted by Juan Lepe - MCI
10:00 am - 12:00 pm - CBA Board Meeting
Golf Cancellation Policy:
Golfers, please be advised that cancellation is not available once registered. You may, however, send a substitute if you are unable to fulfill your reservation. Please notify us of your substitute's name and mobile number at your earliest opportunity. Please note that substitute must be a registered attendee of the CBA 49th annual Convention and Tradeshow.
Individual cancellations will be accepted in writing only and must be made prior to 5:00 p.m. PT on Friday, October 21, 2023, in order to receive a full refund, less a $25.00 processing fee. Refunds for individual cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. PT on October 21, 2023, will be offered at 50% of registration fee. Registrants who do not attend without the benefit of advance cancellation will forfeit their registration fee.
Waiver of Liability:
By registering for the California Bus Association’s (“CBA”) 2023 Annual Convention & Trade Show (“Convention”), Registrant hereby irrevocably releases CBA, its staff, directors, presenters, employees and any other individuals or entities associated with CBA, from any and all liability related to, or arising from, Registrant’s attendance and participation in the Convention, the information provide therein, changes to its schedule, and hospitality services (e.g. lodging, food and transportation) incidental to the Convention, including, but not be limited to, any and claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, death, costs, expenses, and charges. Registrant voluntarily and knowingly assumes all risks related to, or arising from, the Convention.
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