Join & Attend

UMA membership + EXPO for one low price

As a business owner, you’ve done the hard work of building your company and guiding it toward success. But the fact is, we operate in a highly regulated environment and send our vehicles to far-flung destinations on a daily basis. UMA membership is an asset  to your drivers on the road when they need help from another operator, and to your team at the office, whether they are grappling with regulations and compliance issues or feeling squeezed by rising insurance premiums. UMA is an operator’s trusted resource in all these situations, and more. 

Support on the Road – UMA can provide your company with a strong and comprehensive support network of operators in all 50 states, whether you need a relief driver, a place to wash your vehicle, or even help with a breakdown on the road.

Empowering your office staff – UMA also provides regulatory and legislative advocacy and expertise to fight back against unfair regulations and to keep operators informed about every compliance issue affecting operators.

Educating your Team – UMA provides unique professional development opportunities throughout the year to help your team stay abreast of current trends, best practices, and regulatory developments affecting their roles in your company

UMA Motorcoach EXPO – education, networking and buying opportunities for owner/operators and top execs. Learn from expert presenters, peers, and the industry’s leading sales professionals who bring the most useful and innovative vehicles, products and services to the exhibit hall floor. 

Safety Management Seminar – professional development for compliance, operations, safety and risk management professionals who oversee fleet safety and compliance. Regulatory updates, roundtable discussions, and education sessions deliver a comprehensive curriculum in just a day and a half so busy team leaders.

Bus & Motorcoach Industry Sales Summit – Sales trends and techniques change with consumer attitudes and technological advances and sales professionals need to evolve their practices and step up their game to stay on top. This annual event informs your sales and marketing team about ways to jumpstart sales and use the tools that can keep your fleet on the road all year round. 

Informing You – UMA has a team of professionals who stay on top of issues of importance to bus and motorcoach operators and use a multimedia strategy to keep members informed of important developments and trends. 

Bus and Motorcoach News in print, online and via email. Powered by UMA, the Bus & Motorcoach News is frequently referred to as our “industry Bible,” thanks to its targeted and timely expert reporting on news you rely on and trends that will shape the future of your business. From regulatory changes to best practices and industry news, bus and motorcoach operators cound on Bus & Motorcoach News. Members receive it in their mailbox twice a month, by email weekly or daily (your choice) and 24/7 online. Stories are added daily. 

UMA Member Newsletter every Tuesday afternoon is a roundup of important upcoming events, news about hiring, retention, management, and operations is aggregated for members to stay informed. It’s one-stop shopping for news about our industry from various sources, including hiring practices, employment trends, and federal developments. 

When you join UMA you are aligning yourself and your business with fellow bus and motorcoach operators dedicated to industry growth, best practices, and prosperity. We all work to promote this safe form of transportation that creates good jobs, operates efficiently, takes cars off the road, and is easy on the environment. Our industry is highly regulated, but by working together we can ensure fair treatment for operators to keep our industry strong and dynamic.

UMA members are top operators in the private bus and motorcoach industry who support one another on the road and work together to reduce unnecessary regulations and to preserve passenger safety.

UMA provides important resources to support every aspect of your business, from recognition for drivers and mechanics at EXPO to professional development for your risk management, compliance, operations, and sales and marketing staff. 

EXPO – education and top-of-mind sessions for owners and top executives

Safety Management Seminar – professional development