2020 UMA Motorcoach EXPO Schedule

All activities will take place at the Music City Center in Nashville unless otherwise noted

 

Sunday January 19th

10:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Registraion on Level 2

Times Will Varry

 

Nashville Sightseeing Tours*

 

1:00 -2:00 PM

UMA Region I Town Hall Meeting

207 A-B

1:00 -2:00 PM

UMA Region II Town Hall Meeting

209 A-C

1:00 -2:00 PM

UMA Region III Town Hall Meeting

208 A-B

2:30 -4:00 PM

UMA Canadian Region IV Town Hall Meeting

207 C-D

3:00– 5:00 PM

UMA State Association Summit

208 A-B

4:00 -5:00 PM

UMA Spader 20 Groups Happy Hour (invitation only)

 

3:30 -4:30

40 under 45 (invitation only)

209 A-C

5:00 PM

First Time Attendee Reception

Omni Nashville Hotel – Legends Ballroom

5:30– 7:00 PM

UMA Welcome Reception– All UMA Attendees invited!

Omni Nashville Hotel – Legends Ballroom

Monday, January 20th

7:30 AM – 6:45 PM

Registration Open

Registraion on Level 2

8:30 – 9:00 AM

UMA Continental Breakfast

Outside of Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom  

8:30 – 11:00 AM

UMA EXPO Opening with UMA’s Active Member Meeting and Legislative and Regulatory Update

Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom  

Ballroom Sponsored by BusRates.com

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

UMA Maintenance Interchange

208 A-B

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

UMA Concurrent Education Sessions

 

 

·        Planning and Positioning Your Business for the Future – Creating an Asset that Can Be Sold, Acquired or Passed on Within Your Family

201 A-B

 

·        Managing Regen

202 A-C

 

·        Understanding the New Driver Training Standards for Entry-Level Drivers and How to setup a Driver Training Program for Your Company and the Advantages and Disadvantages of Doing So

205 A-C

 

·        How the Limo Industry is Disrupting the Traditional Motorcoach Business: Selling an Experience to Attract New Customers and New Business

207 A-B

 

·        Small Fleet Operator Session 1 – What’s Your Policy Regarding Policy?; New Driver Training Requirements; Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

207 C-D

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

UMA Associate/Travel Partner Membership Meeting

UMA Booth #823

12:30 – 1:45 PM

UMA Luncheon

Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom  

Ballroom Sponsored by BusRates.com

2:00 – 3:00 PM

UMA Concurrent Education Sessions

 

 

·        How to Manage the Business When YOU ARE the Business

201 A-B

 

·        Capturing Your True Cost

202 A-C

 

·        Crisis Plan Workshop

205 A-C

 

·        The Bridge to Autonomous Vehicles / Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

207 A-B

 

·        Small Fleet 2 – Rest Management; The Driver You Know; Excise Tax Exemptions

207 C-D

3:15 – 4:15 PM

UMA Concurrent Education Sessions

 

 

·        Recruiting, Developing and Retaining Supervisory and Management Personnel

201 A-B

 

·        Driver Recruitment Insights from other Industries

202 A-C

 

·        Sharing New Technologies to Help Your Sales and Marketing Team

205 A-C

 

·        Managing and Motivating Employees Today

207 A-B

 

·        Small Fleet 3 – What Really Matters; Managing Revenue and cost Right Down to Profits

207 C-D

4:15 – 4:30 PM

Sneak Preview Ribbon Cutting

Entrance into Exhibit Halls AB on Level 3

4:30 – 6:30 PM

Sneak Preview – UMA EXPO Exhibit Hall Open

Halls AB

7:00 – 10:00 PM

Sneak Preview After Party

Wildhorse Saloon

Tuesday, January 21st

Morning

UMA International Driver Competition

Sponsored by Prevost

 

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Open

Registraion on Level 2

8:15 – 8:45 AM

Continental Breakfast

Outside of Education rooms

8:45 – 9:45 AM

UMA Concurrent Solution Sessions

 

 

·        Managing and Meeting Your Customers Expectations

201 A-B

 

·        The Difference Between Managing and Leadership

202 A-C

 

·        The Impact of ELDs on Your Business – Tips You  Can Use

205 A-C

 

·        The Future of Emission Standards

207 A-B

 

·        Department of Defense (DOD) / Defense Travel Management Office (DTMO) Update

207 C-D

10:00 – 11:00 AM

NAMO Meeting

208 A-B

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

UMA EXPO Exhibit Hall Open

Halls AB

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

UMA Maintenance Competition

Sponsored by ABC Companies

UMA Demo Area booth #353

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Times will vary

UMA Education in the Exhibit Hall

Session Area #553

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

Halls AB

6:30 – 11:00 PM

     6:30 PM

     7:15 PM

     9:15 PM

UMA Leadership Awards Celebration

     Reception

     Dinner

     Post Awards Reception

Karl F. Dean Grand Ballroom  

Ballroom Sponsored by BusRates.com

Wednesday, January 22nd

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Registration Open

Registraion on Level 2

9:00 AM – Noon

UMA EXPO Exhibit Hall Open

Halls AB

9:00 AM – Noon

Times will varry

UMA Education in the Exhibit Hall

 

Session Area #553

12:15

UMA Member Bus Operations Site Visit at Gray Line of Tennessee and Tour of Prevost’s Tennessee Facility – Lunch will be on your own prior to the tour start. Buses will be back at the host hotels by 4:30 pm

 

Thursday, January 23rd

Times Will Varry

 

Nashville Sightseeing Tours*

 

 

 

 

 As of 7.25.19, subject to change. Check www.motorcoach.com for updates

*additional cost