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October 1–5, 2021

JW Marriott | Indianapolis, IN

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The STN EXPO & STAI Conferences Come Together

Attending the STN EXPO gives you access to the very best in school bus safety and student transportation training, peer-to-peer networking and the most innovative products and technology companies, all under one roof.

 

A special message from Tony Corpin, Publisher and President of School Transportation News

Conference Pricing

Trade Show Only Registration: $199 per person. Fee includes access to the trade show networking reception and the trade show. Fee does NOT include main conference workshops, general sessions and keynote sessions.

Want 5.5 CEUs? Register for the 8-hour NHTSA Child Passenger Safety on School Buses training course.

 

News & Announcements

Keynote Speakers

Ross Bernstein

Ross Bernstein

Author, The Champions Code

Friday, October 1

“The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability, from the Sports World to the Business World”

The best-selling author of nearly 50 sports books, Ross Bernstein is an award-winning, peak-performance, hall-of-fame business speaker who’s keynoted conferences for Fortune 500 companies on all seven continents. He has been featured on CNN, ESPN, Fox News, and “CBS This Morning,” as well as in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today.

Tim Gard

Tim Gard

CSP, CPAE: Funny Motivational Speaker

Sunday, October 3

Laughter Becomes You!

Driving a school bus is a stressful and often-times thankless job. Don’t let the experience drive you or your team crazy. This insightful session will demonstrate how transportation leaders can use and instill humor in their department cultures to combat emotional and mental fatigue suffered by drivers, attendants and other student transportation staff. After all, finding happiness at work isn’t brain surgery.

October 1–2. 2021
JW Marriott & Topgolf Fishers

The Transportation Director Summit at STN EXPO is a signature event designed exclusively for qualified transportation directors. Participants will network with peers throughout two days, prior to the start of the regular STN EXPO conference. Successful applicants will gain high-level insights from experts within the student transportation industry and beyond, on how to implement true leadership and innovation practices into their local operations.

3 Reasons You Can Confidently Book Indy Now

 

  1. Task Force in Action: As soon as the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Visit Indy gathered 63 city leaders and hospitality employees across all sectors to work diligently towards a Hoosier Hospitality Promise to our visitors. This Task Force meets regularly to ensure every step is being taken towards a safe and healthy environment. 
  2. Hospital-Grade Filters: In March, the Indiana Convention Center installed hospital-grade filtration systems and have been running the system daily.
  3. Drivability: Indy is within a day’s drive of more than half of the nation’s population, making it one of America’s most drivable cities. Research shows travelers will be more comfortable taking a road trip before boarding a plane.

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