Wayne Smith

How UMA began: The founding years

For 50 years, Wayne Smith served as President of the Wayne Smith Company in Washington, D.C. He established and managed major trade associations in the fields of education, transportation and health, including the United Motorcoach Association (UMA), National Limousine Association (NLA), International Spa Association (SPA), and the International Fitness Association (IFA). He was executive director of the United Bus Owners Association which became the United Motorcoach Association.

My Sessions

UMA EXPO Opening General Session

Orange County Convention Center

UMA’s original executive officer, Wayne Smith, joins us to look back at how the organization began, took root, changed, and flourished. Join Wayne to recount the challenges and victories of the early days when UMA was known as UBOA, the United Bus Owners Association. Our seating and room size are designed to keep everyone at […]