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2022 Regional Meeting

GMOA-AMA-SCMA Regional Meeting
July 24-27, 2022
Peachtree City, Georgia

 

Sunday, July 24

1:30 – 5:30 Registration

2:00 – 3:30 GMOA Board Meeting

3:45 – 5:15 AMA Board Meeting
Ice Cream Social as members arrive at Hotel.

6:30 Early Bird Dinner
Possible Beer tasting.

After dinner SCMA Board Meeting

 

Monday, July 25

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
Possible speaker; to be determined.

8:30  – 5:30 Registration

9:15 – 5:30 Education Sessions

9:15 – 5:30 Operator Sessions

9:15 – 10:30 Operator Roundtable Discussion 
Moderator and Presenter:  Ken Presley, UMA

10:45 – 11:45 Social Media Marketing
Speaker:  Chris Riddell, Deliverabilities

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch
Featuring Industry Update Panel Discussion
American Bus Association
United Motorcoach Association

1:45 – 5:30 Operator Sessions Continue

1:45 – 2:45 Steps to Attract and Grow Business
Speaker: Chris Riddell

3:00 – 4:15 Financial Outlook for Coach Financing:  A panel discussion
Presenters: Ryan Gulan, Huntington 
Tony Pederson, Motor Coach Industries
Ronnie Demarco and Ric Foster, Temsa
Jerry Doughty, Prevost 
Joe Flicek, ABC Companies 

4:30 – 5:30 Customer Service 
(Operator Members and Associate members)
Speaker: Melanie Hinton, American Bus Association

2:00 – 5:30 Associate Sessions

2:00 – 3:00 New Member Orientation:Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mike Vescio, Discover DeKalb, Co-Chairman, GMOA Planning   Committee
Panelists: Sharon Dupont, Villa Rica CVB 
Lori Huffstutler, Graceland Division, Elvis Presley Enterprises Julia Isaacs, Staff

3:15 – 4:15 Associate Panel Discussion
Moderator: Linda Morris, Staff
Panelists: Lori Huffstutler 
Jim Nickles, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orlando – South Lake    Buena Vista
Mike Pitman, Sight & Sound Theatres 
Mike Vescio

4:30 – 5:30 Customer Service Session (join operators)
Speaker: Melanie Hinton, American Bus Association

6:30 Board Coaches

7:00 Ice Breaker Dinner Event

9:30 – 11:00 Hospitality after event

 

Tuesday, July 26

7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast
Possible Speaker; to be determined.

8:15 – 5:30 Registration

8:15 – 10:15 Market Place I

10:30 – 12:30 Coach Presentations

12:45 Board Coaches
All coaches return to the hotel by 5:30.

12:45 – 5:00 Golf Whitewater Creek Country Club

Tours (Tour Lunch included, sponsored by CVB and partners.)

Tour 1:   The Peachtree City Golf Cart Drive,   Shop, and Eat Tour!

Tour 2:   The Great Brewery Tour!

Tour 3:   The Georgia Tour Company!

Tour 4:   Atlanta Motor Speedway!

Tour 5:   Keep ‘Em Flying!

6:30 Reception

7:00 Awards Dinner

9:00 – 11:00 Hospitality after event

 

Wednesday, July 27

7:00 – 9:00 Networking Breakfast
Coach Visitation

8:00 – 10:00 Registration

8:15 – 9:15 Display Booth Visitation

9:30 – 11:30 Market Place II

11:45 – 1:00 Market Place Awards Lunch