Held in conjunction with the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Annual Meeting, EXPO is public transportation’s premier showcase of technology, products and services. EXPO 2017 is the only event where innovation and technology converge to advance every mode of public transportation and every aspect of your organization.
APTA's Annual Meeting is the flagship event for public transportation professionals to engage in educational sessions, forums, tours, and network with peers. This year's annual meeting is held in conjunction with EXPO. Taking place triennially, EXPO is the industry's premier trade show, where more than 15,000 professionals from around the world come together to connect, share, and discover the most innovative public transportation solutions. EXPO presents the world's largest collection on manufacturers, suppliers, and consultants all under one roof.
Take part in the following expanded educational opportunities offered in Learning Labs on the EXPO floor:
Bus Technical Maintenance & Clean Fuels
Procurement & Materials Management
Innovations & Solutions
International Best Practices/International Business Practices
Sustainable Mobility/Sustainable Communities
With more than 750 exhibiting companies is the world's largest public transportation exhibition. From fare collection systems and sanitation systems to interior and track accessories, EXPO has every public transportation product and service on display. Remember, the International Public Transportation Expo takes place only once every three years, so be sure to join the thousands of transit professionals from around the world that are gathering at EXPO 2017.
Held every three years in conjunction with the American Public Transportation’s (APTA) Annual Meeting, EXPO is public transportation’s premier showcase of technology, products and services.
If you are a supplier of transportation services, equipment, technology or products, EXPO 2017 is a powerful investment. It’s your chance to reach a global audience of more than 15,000 decision makers in the public transportation industry.
With EXPO staging only once every three years, your organization can’t afford to be left out! Be at the core of the growing public transportation industry at APTA’s EXPO 2017.
APTA is the leading force in advancing public transportation.
APTA members serve the public interest by providing safe, efficient and economical transit services, and by improving those services to meet national energy, environmental, and financial concerns. Over ninety percent of passengers using transit in the U.S. and Canada are carried by APTA members.
APTA members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also part of our membership.
EXPO is held with the Annual Meeting every three years.
|7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.||Registration Open|
|8 a.m. - 6 p.m.||APTA Committee Meetings|
|9:30 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.||MARTA Technical Tours**|
|1 - 2:15 p.m.||This is APTA|
|6 - 7:30 p.m.||Welcome Reception** (tickets required)|
|8 - 11 p.m.||American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) Fundraiser and Scholarship Reception** (RSVP required)|
|7 - 8:15 a.m.||Committee Meetings|
|7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.||Registration Open|
|8:30 - 10:15 a.m.||Opening General Session & EXPO 2017 Grand Opening Ceremonies|
|10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.||EXPO 2017 Open|
|11 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.||Learning Zone Presentations|
|11:05 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||TechKnowledge Experience Presentations|
|12:15 p.m.||Prize Drawings in The APTA Center, Booth 8409|
|2 - 3 p.m.||General Session: A Conversation with U.S. Department of Transportation Leaders**|
|3:30 - 5 p.m.||
Concurrent Annual Meeting Educational Sessions**
|3:45 p.m.||Prize Drawings in The APTA Center, Booth 8409|
|4 - 5 p.m.||Young Professionals in Transportation Happy Hour in the Appreciation Lounge, Booth 1503|
|7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Registration Open|
|8:30 - 10:30 a.m.||APTA Awards Ceremony and Breakfast** (tickets required)|
|9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||EXPO 2017 Open|
|10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Learning Zone Presentations|
|10:30 a.m.||Prize Drawings in The APTA Center, Booth 8409|
|11:05 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.||TechKnowledge Experience Presentations|
|1 - 2:30 p.m.||Your Chamber of Commerce Can Be Your Biggest Advocate**|
|1 - 3 p.m.||Capital Programs - Major Projects**|
|1:15 - 3 p.m.||American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF) Scholarship Awards - Generation Next: Building Leaders for the Future**|
|1:30 - 3 p.m.||Concurrent Annual Meeting Education Sessions:**
|1:45 p.m.||Prize Drawings in The APTA Center, Booth 8409|
|3:30 - 5 p.m.||
Concurrent Annual Meeting Education Sessions:**
|3:30 - 5:15 p.m.||Leadership APTA: Celebrating its 20th Year**|
|3:30 - 5:30 p.m.||COMTO/APTA Forum**|
|5:30 - 6:30 p.m.||Leadership APTA Reception**|
|7:30 - 9:15 a.m.||Wednesday Wake Up Breakfast: Climbing the Ladder, Building the Pipeline** (tickets required)|
|7:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Registration Open|
|9 a.m. - 3 p.m.||EXPO 2017 Open|
|9:30 - 11 a.m.||Concurrent Annual Meeting Education Sessions:**
|9:30 - 11:15 a.m.||Capital Programs - Managing Risks & Lessons Learned**|
|9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.||TechKnowledge Experience Presentations|
|10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.||Learning Zone Presentations|
|11:30 a.m.||Prize Drawings in The APTA Center, Booth 8409|
|11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Closing General Session: Opportunity is Knocking: Forward Looking Solutions for Challenging Times**|
|1 - 4:40 p.m.||MARTA Technical Tours**|