Membership and Marketplace Bundle Information | American Bus Association

Partnering for Productivity

Thank you for your interest in our Membership and Marketplace bundles! Join ABA and register for Marketplace 2025 — ABA’s annual meeting and “can’t miss” industry event — in one special bundle deal. Below are details for this limited-time offer. Still have questions? Contact us at or 800-283-2877.

Check out all of the benefits of this bundle, including a complimentary Excel list (including emails) of all ABA members for one-time use. Value of $335


Year Round Benefits

  • Advocacy | ABA represents the motorcoach, group tour, and travel industry in all the important places, including the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. It regularly communicates the industry’s positions through official testimony, correspondence, and public comments.
    • ABA’s Government Affairs & Policy team has more than 50 years of experience lobbying on your behalf
    • Legislative updates and comments
  • Business Growth | The American Bus Association provides for our members to do business with the right people by connecting potential buyers, sellers, and partners in the group tour and travel industry.
    • Member programming and events
    • Automated Lead Generation Tool, “Request a Quote”
    • Member-to-member enhanced search
    • Member-only discount programs
  • Operational Guidance | The American Bus Association supports your efforts to run a safe, successful motorcoach business. Use the following resources to keep your company’s operations running smoothly.
    • Exclusive access to industry research including Economic Impact Studies, Motorcoach Census, Environmental Studies, Group Business Tracking
    • Free Process of Service (BOC-3)
    • Repair and Service Center Directory
    • Comprehensive list of local regulations regarding motorcoach parking, idling, drop-off and pick-up areas, and permits
    • ABA provides desk-side assistance to help members comply with federal, state & provincial, and local operating regulation
  • Knowledge | The American Bus Association believes in timely professional and continuing education for you. We offer in-person and virtual educational opportunities year-round.
    • e-News publications to help you stay up-to-date
    • Driver recruitment and training programs
    • Technology, human resource, business development, and sales learning tracks
  • Targeted Professional Development | Let your voice be heard. ABA Councils provide members with networking and educational opportunities in specific communities within our association. Councils allow you to effect change and give back to the community. Specialized councils include the African American Motorcoach Council, Bus Industry Safety Council, Bus Maintenance and Repair Council, Entertainer Motorcoach Council, Hispanic Motorcoach Council, Next Era Leadership Council, School Bus Council, and Women In Buses Council.
  • Crisis Assistance | As a free service to all ABA members, our communications professionals are available to handle media relations in the event of an incident while you focus on responding to those directly affected by the disaster, including your staff. ABA supports you before, during, and after a significant incident. We provide disaster preparedness resources, on-call assistance, and ongoing safety.

Onsite at Marketplace Benefits

  • Business Appointments | Engage in multiple rounds of one-on-one vetted business appointments, making Marketplace the heavyweight for sourcing itinerary solutions and top-notch tour products across North America.
  • Expert Education | Delve into topics crucial for professional growth, focusing on timely issues shaping the bus and tour industry landscape. Through a rock-solid education program, Marketplace offers more than 50 quality seminars and special interest council meetings conducted by top-rated national speakers and industry experts.
  • Exhibits of the Latest Products & Services for the Industry | Explore and discover the latest in motorcoach products & and services, tour destinations, and exclusive itinerary options. Stay ahead with the latest offerings shaping the motorcoach, travel, and tourism landscape.
  • Invaluable Networking | Shape your network as Marketplace provides dynamic experiences that are a cut above the others in developing beneficial business relationships with industry colleagues.

Special Bundle Only Benefit

  • Complimentary Excel List of ABA Operators for one-time marketing use. Excel includes:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Website
    • Email
    • Phone
    • Primary Contact

Bundle Features & Pricing

Bus Operator Tour Operator Travel IndustryAssociate
MEMBERSHIPThrough June 30, 2025Through June 30, 2025Through December 31, 2025
*Single Property/Entity
Through December 31, 2025
Operator Representative
(1) Tour
Operator Representative
(1) Appointment-taking Delegates(1) Exhibitor Delegate
EXHIBIT SPACENoneNoneNone10’x10′ Exhibit Space
VALUE OF BUNDLE$670$670$3455$5705
SPECIAL PRICING THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2024$520$520$2675*$5375

The American Bus Association serves a thriving industry that provides nearly 600 million passenger trips annually on charters, tours, scheduled service, and shuttles. Membership in ABA includes motorcoach operators, tour operators, tourism-related organizations, and products and service suppliers.

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