April 22-24, 2020 // Scottsdale, AZ

Agenda

View a sample agenda from 2019 below

 

MONDAY, APRIL 1

3:00pm       Hotel Check-In

3:30pm

-

5:00pm

 

Welcome and Check-In

5:00pm

-

6:00pm

 

Welcome Reception

6:00pm

-

7:30pm

 

Welcome Dinner

7:00pm

-

8:30pm

 

Evening eXchange and Cigar Night

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

8:00am

-

9:00am

 

Networking Breakfast and Roundtables

9:15am

-

12:05pm

 

Supplier Host Group Presentations

9:15am - 10:15am   Industry Discussion for Suppliers

12:15pm

-

1:45pm

 

Lunch and Group Activity and Photo

2:00pm

-

4:15pm

 

Supplier Host Group Presentations

4:30pm

-

5:55pm

 

One-on-One Appointments

5:55pm

-

7:00pm

 

Free Time

7:00pm

-

9:30pm

 

Reception, Dinner and Evening eXchange

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

7:30am       Hotel Check-Out (by noon)

8:00am

-

9:00am

 

Networking Breakfast and Roundtables

9:15am

-

12:00pm

 

One-on-One Appointments

12:00pm

-

1:00pm

 

Farewell Lunch

 

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Testimonials

Chris Ellison

“If you are given the opportunity to attend, DO IT! SBFX was a great opportunity to network with peers in a small setting and discuss common issues. Couple this with one-on-one discussions with suppliers, SBFX was fantastic! I highly recommend it."

-Chris Ellison, Director of Transportation, Eugene School District 4J, Eugene, OR

Quentin Kuhns

“It was nice to get the one-on-one time with operators. We all have time-sensitive schedules, so getting the time to sit down and get to know each other on a personal and business level is something that is sometimes missing."

-Quentin Kuhns, Sales Manager, Auto-Jet Muffler Corp., Des Moines, IA

Saul Horowitz

“Excellent networking opportunity. I was able to meet and discuss with the right people and the decision-makers. Extremely valuable.”

-Saul Horowitz, President, Routee, Spring Valley, NY

Jeff Dahlin

“As a first-time supplier host, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was happy to see that the operators really did want to learn about my products—that makes the event worth it.”

-Jeff Dahlin, CMO, Bullet Proof Diesel, Mesa, AZ

Rick Baker

"I have been attending conferences for 30+ years, and I can say that the format and presentation of this conference was, without a doubt, the absolute best and most worth-while conference I have ever attended."

-Rick Baker, Director of Maintenance & Transportation, Center Independent School District, Center, TX

Cody Cox

“School Bus Fleet ConneX put me in contact with vendors that I might not normally look into. I found cost savings in some new products that will allow for a better spec’d bus!”

-Cody Cox, Director of Transportation & Fleet Services, Bellville ISD, Bellville, TX

Andrew Grasty

“Attending SBFX was a great opportunity to gather ideas and exchange information from other school bus operators, as well as speak with suppliers one-on-one and view focused product presentations. SBFX was great for learning and networking!"

-Andrew Grasty, Assistant Transportation Director, Centerville City Schools, Centerville, OH

Billy Huish

“This is a very worthwhile event. I enjoyed everything. It is great to meet others and share ideas. Thank you SBF for hosting this event.”

-Billy Huish, Transportation Supervisor, Farmington Municipal Schools, Farmington, NM

Margaret Hogan

“This event exceeded my expectations. It is well-organized and thought out. I gained more knowledge from the vendors than at prior conferences I’ve attended.”

-Margaret Hogan, Transportation Supervisor, Mendham Township Board of Education, Brookside, NJ

Josh Garver

“SBFX is bar none the best event I have ever attended. The ability to see and visit vendors in a one-on-one setting is amazing! It was excellent to make connections. I walked away with some new friends on both the operator and vendor sides!"

-Josh Garver, Fleet Service Manager, Unified School District 470, Arkansas City, KS

Trudy Foster

“Thank you SBFX & suppliers for the opportunity to participate in this worthwhile event. The connections and possible future partnerships were invaluable. You were a fantastic host! I look forward to utilizing ideas and suggestions in our district."

-Trudy Foster, Transportation Director, Lake Local Schools, Millbury, OH