Annual Operators Retreat


The National Conference Center
Leesburg, VA    
February 3-5, 2019

 

Sunday, February 3

10:00 – 3:00                             Registration

10:30 – 12:30                            Board Meeting

(Lunch included for board members and others who arrive to attend the board meeting. The registration form will have an appropriate “check” to register for lunch.)

1:00 – 3:00                               Education Sessions

            1:00 – 2:00                   Insurance:  How Liabilities and Claims are changing

Speaker:                                   Tim O’Bryan, Service Insurance Agency

            2:15 – 3:00                   Audit Preparation                                                        

Speaker:                                   Keith Johnson, Reston Limousine and Travel Services                      

3:15                                         Board Coach

3:35 – 9:00                               Experience Loudoun County!

After Event:                             Hospitality Suite will be open.

                                                Variety of card games and board games

Monday, February 4

7:30 – 8:30                               Breakfast

8:30 – 5:00                               Registration                                                                            

9:00 – 12:00                             Education Sessions

9:00 – 9:45                   Communications: Communicating the right way will benefit your employees as well as your company’s profit margin.

Speaker:                                   Roni Stevens, DC Trails

            10:00 – 10:45                What you need to know about your coach warranty and more!

Panelists:                                  Coach Sales/Technical Representatives

11:00 – 12:00                Succession Planning for Family-Owned Operations     

Speaker:                       Chris Goebel, Spader Group

                                                                                   

12:15 – 1:30                             Lunch

2:00 – 5:15                               Education Sessions

2:00 – 3:00                   What’s Happening in Washington Post-Mid-Term Elections and Where Are We in the Regulations Arena

Panelists:                                  Peter Pantuso, American Bus Association

                                                            Ken Presley, United Motorcoach Association

            3:15 – 4:15                   FMCSA Update

Speaker:                                   Craig Feister, VA Division Administrator                              

6:00                                         Board Coaches

6:15                                         Dinner and Social/Networking Activity

After Event:                             Hospitality Suite will be open.

                                                Variety of card games and board games

Tuesday, February 5                                                     

7:45 – 8:45                               Breakfast

9:00 – 1:00                               Education Session

                                                ADA Refresher and Driver Course                                           

Speakers:                                  Laurel Van Horn, Open Doors Organization             

Operators are invited to bring drivers for this session.

1:00 – 1:15                               Wrap Up/Evaluation/Adjourn