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, 2023

Nominations 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

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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.
Please check the Notifications Section of your left sidebar for details.


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November 5th - 7th, 2023

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Room Block Rate expires October 15, 2023


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Sunday, November 5, 2023

08:00 am - 05:30 pm - Registration Open

09:15 am - 03:15 pm - FAM Tour - National Automobile Museum

10:00 am - 04:00 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

Monday, November 6, 2023

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)

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

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
  • Monitoring
  • 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

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

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.

Cancellation Policy:
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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