McAllen to Host 2020 TAPT Annual Conference


Published May 2019

The Texas Association for Pupil Transportation will host its 47th Annual Conference and Trade Show in McAllen June 25, 2020. The five-day conference will take place at the McAllen Convention Center.

The Texas Association for Pupil Transportation promotes safe and efficient pupil transportation for Texas public school districts. The organization encourages the exchange of ideas and cooperation between transportation departments across the Lone Star State. Its members work to improve pupil transportation policies, standards and equipment on the local, state and national level.

The annual conference is expected to have 700 attendees from throughout the state participating in continuing education courses, professional certification classes, and a bus road-eo along with the largest trade show in the school bus industry.

“This is the second time McAllen is hosting the TAPT Annual Conference, and we look forward to making the event memorable for everyone involved,” said Robert Lopez, Interim Vice President, Visit McAllen.

The conference was previously held in McAllen in 2012 and is expected to have an economic impact of $857,500 for local businesses.

If you are a member of a professional organization and would like to host your conference in McAllen, please contact Visit McAllen at 956-682-2871

Photo: Marisa Weisinger, TAPT Executive Director / Steve Batchelor, TAPT Vice President