Midwest Bus & Motorcoach Association

2017 Annual Convention

  • 13 Aug 2017
  • 15 Aug 2017
  • Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, MI


  • The Bronze Level Sponsorship is a contribution toward the entire event.
  • Includes attending the reception and banquet Monday evening, and the events all day Tuesday.
  • Driver competing in the Bus Rodeo
  • Gold level sponsor will be promoted before, during, and after the event on the website, in newsletters, and verbally. One Free Registration included.
  • Sponsor a hole at the golf outing. A sign will indicate the sponsor of that hole and a prize will be given to the competition winner.
  • Sponsor the golf outing lunch.
  • Monday August 14, at Grand Traverse Resort on The Bear Course! Tee times start at 9:10 am. Groups to be determined unless specified. Lunch vouchers will be provided. View The Bear Course: https://www.grandtraverseresort.com/golf/bear
  • Sponsor the Marketplace Reception beverage and snacks being held 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Monday, August 14
  • Suppliers to the Industry can participate in the Marketplace/Speed-Dating event on Monday afternoon, 3:30 - 4:30, for FREE.
  • Sponsor the Monday evening banquet and receive 4 free registrations
  • Be a sponsor of the Monday Reception, August 14, 4:30 - 6:30. Appetizers and Open Bar. Three (3) Free registrations included with this sponsorship.
  • Sponsor the continental breakfast for the Roadeo, to include coffee, water, muffins, and other light breakfast items.
  • Be a sponsor of the Rodeo Grand Prize - $250 cash
  • Sponsor lunch for the rodeo competitors and judges.
  • Sponsor the rodeo plaques given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.
  • Be a sponsor of the 2nd place winning prize - $125 cash
  • Be a sponsor of the 3rd place winning prize - $75 cash
  • The Silver Level Sponsorship donation benefits the entire the event.
  • Sponsor the morning and afternoon breaks on Tuesday.
  • Sponsor the Tuesday breakfast, August 14, 8:00-8:45 am, and receive two free registrations.
  • Sponsor the Tuesday lunch and receive two registration fees Free.
  • Table exhibiting Monday evening during the Reception and all day Tuesday.

The 2017 Annual Convention will start with a Welcome Reception on Torch Lake, Sunday evening, August 13, from 6-10 pm.

The Bus Roadeo and Golf Outing will take place the morning of Monday, August 14, followed by a Marketplace and Vendor displays in the afternoon & evening at the Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, MI.

Speakers, Vendors, Vendor Lunch, Annual Business Meeting, and a Sunset Cruise are Tuesday, August 15.

*When registering for multiple event items, each item has to be added separately.

Register online in the left column at the bottom - each item has to be added individually - or use the form below to register and send payment. Make room reservations with the Great Wolf Lodge, Traverse City, MI, by calling: 1-866-962-9653.

Room rates are: $139/night for Saturday thru Wednesday.
Cutoff date for room reservations is July 24.

Tuesday, August 14 only, Overflow Hotel

Best Western Plus

305 Munson Ave - 4 miles from the Tall Ship Sailing event Tuesday evening. Transportation is being provided by Blue Lakes Charters for both hotels Tuesday evening -  pickup and drop-off.

Best Western Plus Room Rates:

$190 - Double Queen

Call: 231.778.7000.

Block expires July 24 - Good for 1 night only.

(Check-In is 3:00; Check-Out is 11:00)

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