April 1-3, 2019 // Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon, Miami, FL

Public & Private Operators

Public and private operators can expect extraordinary value!

As an active participant at SBFX, you’ll have an opportunity to connect and collaborate with other action-minded individuals involved in student transportation. Exchange ideas with transportation directors, school business officials and school bus industry suppliers. 

The entire event is designed so you can share information, explore ideas, extend your network and expand your options. As a result, you’ll build unique relationships that will last far beyond SBFX — relationships that could change the landscape of your world.

Every SBFX participant receives a custom-made, personalized agenda that offers

  • Insights and advice from leaders in the industry
  • Interactive roundtable discussions with industry peers
  • Custom one-on-one appointments with industry suppliers
  • Unique, engaging and memorable social functions
  • Solutions to your current and future challenges

No more than 50 applicants will be offered a hosted trip* to attend SBFX 2019.
*Round-trip airfare, local airport transfers to and from the resort, all scheduled meals, and receptions included.
 

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Testimonials

“It was much better than I had hoped for. I brought home a great amount that I implemented immediately. Don't pass this event up.”

-John Stapleton, Executive Director, Delta Area Transit Authority/Schoolcraft County Transit Authority, Escanaba, MI

Kevin Tomlinson

"The event was very well put together and the table discussions helped to get a lot of things taken care of. You were able to have face to face time with the suppliers, the format was quick and easy, just honest conversation about products."

-Kevin Tomlinson, Director of Maintenance, South Shore Transportation, Sandusky, OH

Paul Johnson

"I can read all day, but I got more out of this than I could get in a thousand magazines. So THANK YOU all who put this together."

-Paul Johnson, Safety Manager, R. l. Leek Industries Inc., Rockford, IL

Marc Scibilia

"It's one of the most valuable events you can attend for your company’s bottom line."

-Marc Scibilia, Director of Safety and Maintenance, Atlas Trucking Company LLC, Taylor, MI

Joshua Chamuler

“The event provided a venue experience for industry professionals unlike anything I have been to in the past. I would highly recommend anyone within the transportation industry to attend one of these events in the future.“

-Joshua Chamuler, Program Manager Fleet Operations, formerly from Amazon.com

Bill Morgan

"As a supplier host, we were very pleased! The ability for a manufacturer to have quality interaction and networking time with many fleets was truly a win-win for us and the fleet manager. We would certainly attend this event in the future"

-Bill Morgan, National Sales Manager,, E-ZOIL Products, Inc., Tonawanda, NY

Chris Miller

"This is head and shoulders above traditional trade shows when it comes to prime time sales lead gathering."

-Chris Miller, Vice President, E-ZOIL, Tonawanda, NY

Marie Parker

“It was a fantastic opportunity to spend one-on-one time with vendors. Unlike large conferences, one can forget who they spoke to because the time spent is in passing. The time talking face to face is invaluable and allows for real connections."

-Marie Parker, General Manager, GoRaleigh, Raleigh, NC

Tim Zigler

"It's an intimate, focused event with sufficient time to interact with both industry suppliers and other fleet professionals to discuss the demands placed on our business. I would highly recommend this event in the future."

-Tim Zigler, Maintenance Manager, Chief Carriers Inc., Grand Island, NE

Ray Tapp

“I went into the event hoping to meet a few other operators and gain some insight into improving our fleet. I learned a lot and found a lot of value in several supplier meetings that I didn't expect."

-Ray Tapp, Director of Fleet & Safety, Insight Pest Solutions

Jarit Cornelius

"The event surpassed my expectations. Spending dedicated time with various vendors allowed me to make conscious decisions about topics of conversations and the amount of time spent networking with fleets was exceptional."

-Jarit Cornelius, Vice President Asset Maintenance & Compliance, Sharp Transport Inc., Ethridge, TN