Regional Meeting Agenda


All session are open to operators and associates.

Tuesday, August 27      
8:00am – 5:30pm                Registration Open
8:00am – Noon                    Local CVB’s and exhibitors set up for display in pre-function area
Noon – 1:30pm                    VMA Board of Directors Meeting
1:45pm – 3:15pm                NCMA Board of Directors Meeting
3:30pm – 5:00pm                MCASC Board of Directors Meeting
5:30pm – 7:00pm                Industry Update with UMA, ABA & FMCSA
7:00pm – 7:30pm                Newcomer Welcome Reception – early departure to Early Bird Dinner
7:00pm – 7:30pm                Break / Board Coaches
7:30pm – 9:00pm                Early Bird Dinner – all other’s depart
9:00pm – 11:00pm              Hospitality

Wednesday, August 28              
8:00am – 5:30pm                Registration Open
8:00am – 8:45am                Breakfast & Service Awards
Concurrent Sessions         
8:45am – 9:45am                Associate Newcomer Welcome Session
8:45am – 9:45am                Coach OEM Presentations – ABC, Daimler, MCI, Prevost & TEMSA
9:45am – 10:00am              Break / Display Booths Open
10:00am – Noon                  Marketplace I (scheduled appointments)
Noon – 12:30pm                  Break / Display Booth Open
12:30pm – 1:45pm              Lunch & Motivational Speaker – Stephan Cote – Leadership & Communication Coach
Concurrent Sessions        
2:00pm – 5:00pm                Display Booths Open
2:00pm – 3:15pm                Coach OEM Visitation – Daimler, MCI, Prevost & TEMSA
2:00pm – 3:15pm                Tourism Education – Chris Riddell – Marketing & AI for Tourism
3:30pm – 4:15pm                Operator Education Session
3:30pm – 4:15pm                Tourism Education Session
4:15pm– 5:00pm (All)          Industry Insights From 3 Decades of Tour & Charter – Pete Pantuso, Pete Smith, & Henry Palmer
5:15pm – 6:00pm                Tourism Education Session
5:15pm – 6:00pm                Operator Education Session
6:30pm – 5:00pm                Board Coaches
6:45pm – 9:00pm                Ice Breaker Dinner
9:15pm – 11:00pm              Hospitality

Thursday, August 29    
8:00am – 5:00pm                Registration Open
7:30am – 8:30am                Breakfast Buffet & NCMA Service Awards
8:45am – 9:00am                 All golfers check in at the Golf Course (shuttle available)
9:00am – 4:00 pm               Golf Tournament – shotgun start @ The Green Course at Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
10:30am – 2:30pm              Board Coaches for FAM Tours (lunch provided on all tours)

                                                Tour 1: Taste of Williamsburg

                                                Tour 2: Culture Questers

                                                Tour 3: Thrills & Adventure

                                                Tour 4: Sea, Sip, Sun
Concurrent Sessions         
5:00pm – 5:30pm                Business Session – VMA
5:00pm – 5:30pm                Business Session – MCASC
5:00pm – 5:30pm                Business Session – NCMA
6:30pm – 7:15pm                Cocktail Reception
7:15pm – 9:30pm                Awards Dinner (All Major Awards)
9:30pm – 11:00pm              Hospitality

Friday, August 30           
8:00am – Noon                    Registration Open
8:00am – 8:45am                Breakfast & VMA Service Awards
9:00am – 9:15am                Display Booths Open
9:30am – 11:15am              Marketplace II (scheduled appointments)
11:30am – Noon                  Marketplace Awards & Closing
Noon                                     Event concludes