Conference

2022 MPTA Conference will be held September 28-29 at the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield, MO.

The 2022 Missouri Transit Conference and Expo is a great opportunity for your company to network with all of our members and to promote your services and products with others in the transit industry.  This year there will be an exciting Casino Night with vendors on Wednesday, Sept. 28 with vendors this year.  In addition, there will be a workshop on Thursday highlighting our vendors and their products.  We appreciate your support and interest and look forward to an ongoing relationship with you as public transportation continues to emerge as a national priority. Please take a moment and check out the enclosed information. Feel free to email Mike Foley at mfoley@mopublictransit.org at any time with questions. We hope you will join us.

LOCATION –

University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center,
333 S John Q Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, MO 65806
Phone: 417-864-7333

Click here to reserve your room.

 

 

EXHIBITOR AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY –

Exhibitor and sponsor registration is now open.  Must be registered early with payment by August 19, 2022, to ensure special arrangements can be made.  If registered after August 19, 2022 inclusion on print materials, premium booth assignment, website posting, including items in package or signage cannot be guaranteed.

Exhibits Include: 8 X 10 tabletop exhibit includes set-up and tear down of (1) 6 X 30 skirted table, (2) chairs, and (1) wastebasket. Vehicle display space will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Click the link below for the downloadable pdf.

 

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EXHIBIT PACKAGES

(Includes Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities)

PLATINUM‐ $7,500

  • Exclusive Sponsorship – Wednesday evening reception
  • Onsite Signage
  • Optional Vehicle Display
  • Opportunity to provide a Giveaway with Vendor Logo (e.g. travel drives, mousepads, conference bags, etc)
  • Full-page advertisement ‐inside front cover of the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • 2 Exhibit Tables with Premium exhibit location
  • 3‐5 minute video commercial at prominent time during conference ( video provided by vendor)
  • Announcement of sponsorship during key events
  • Opportunity to participate in Technology Advancements and Innovation for Urban and Rural
    Public Transit; Workshop Spotlighting Vendor Opportunities
  • Registration for up to 5 delegates

 

GOLD‐ $5,000

  • Onsite Signage
  • Optional Vehicle Display
  • Full-page advertisement in the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • 1 Exhibit Table with Premium exhibit location
  • Opportunity to include an item in the conference bag
  • Announcement of sponsorship during key events
  • Opportunity to participate in Technology Advancements and Innovation for Urban and Rural
    Public Transit; Workshop Spotlighting Vendor Opportunities
  • Registration for up to 3 delegates

 

SILVER‐ $3,000

  • Onsite Signage
  • Half-page advertisement in the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • 1 Exhibit Table
  • High traffic exhibit location
  • Opportunity to include an item in the conference bag
  • Opportunity to participate in Technology Advancements and Innovation for Urban and Rural
    Public Transit; Workshop Spotlighting Vendor Opportunities
  • Registration for up to 2 delegates

 

BRONZE‐ $2,000

  • Onsite Signage
  • Quarter page advertisement in the Conference Program
  • Logo on Website
  • 1 Exhibit Table
  • Opportunity to participate in Technology Advancements and Innovation for Urban and Rural
    Public Transit; Workshop Spotlighting Vendor Opportunities
  • Registration for up to 2 delegates

 

EXHIBIT WITH BUS/VAN DISPLAY‐ $1,500

  • 1 Bus/Van Display in Designated Area
  • Company listed among even vendors on the website
  • Company name listed among event vendors in Conference Program
  • 1 Exhibit Table
  • 2 Delegates
  • Onsite Signage

 

EXHIBIT ONLY‐ $1000

  • Onsite Signage
  • Company listed among even vendors on the website
  • Company name listed among event vendors in Conference Program
  • 1 Exhibit Table
  • 1 delegate
  • Signage

 

Special Opportunities for Sponsors of the 2022 MPTA Conference:

WEDNESDAY EVENING RECEPTION and CASINO NIGHT

You are invited to attend a Wednesday evening reception and Casino Night on September 28th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The reception will include drink tickets, hors devours, and casino games that will encourage all attendees to visit with the exhibitors.

THURSDAY BREAKOUT SESSION –
Technology Advancements and Innovation for Urban and Rural Public Transit

Conference Sponsors are invited to participate in a panel discussion. This will provide sponsors the opportunity to showcase their products and new technologies that are improving public transit for the operators and the riders.

VENDOR PRIZE DRAWINGS

Vendor drawings will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday evening, September 28th. Each exhibitor is asked to donate one gift or prize for this vendor event. Items in various price ranges are suggested. Use your imagination!

The MPTA 2022 Conference and Expo is a great opportunity for your company to network with all of our members and to promote your services and products. We appreciate your support and interest and look forward to an ongoing relationship with you as public transportation continues to emerge as a national priority. Please contact MPTA with any questions about vendor opportunities by email at kcella@mopublictransit.org or call 314.231.7272.

 

 

Current Sponsors:

Gold: 

SouthernBus-Logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Silver:

2

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver:

Seifert

 

 Bronze:

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Upcoming Events

  1. MPTA Education Series Presents: Results of MO Statewide Transit Needs Assessment

    July 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  2. MPTA 2022 State Conference & Expo

    September 28 @ 7:00 am - September 29 @ 12:00 pm

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