The Ontario School Bus Association (OSBA) is a non-profit association providing advocacy and education services for the owners of school bus fleets, school boards/transportation consortia and supplier/manufacturer companies across Ontario.  
February 7, 2015 - Issue 3

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Inside this Edition:
  1. Information - Ideas - Networking... at the 2015 Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE)
  2. Important Date Changes to Upcoming P.R.I.D.E. Programs
  3. Great Access, Exposure and Value for Sponsors at the Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE)
  4. One Space Available For March 15-20 P.R.I.D.E. Program
  5. Upcoming Events
Information - Ideas - Networking... at the 2015 Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE)

Mark your calendar for April 12-15, 2015 for this year's OTE.  There are over 25 outstanding educational workshops, the renowned OTE Trade Show on Tues. Apr. 14th as well as a variety of networking opportunities.

Exhibitor registration (for 2014 exhibitors) will open at 9:00am on Feb. 9.  For member supplier/manufacturers (who were not 2014 exhibitors) registration will be available on Feb. 16, and non-member companies on Feb. 23.  For more info visit or email

Important Date Changes To Upcoming P.R.I.D.E. Programs

Due to the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am games happening July 10-26 and August 7-15 respectively, the Professional Instructor in Driver Education (P.R.I.D.E.) Program will not conduct the regularly scheduled P.R.I.D.E. programs during July and August.  A new program will be available June 7-12, 2015 to replace the previously scheduled July and August programs.  In summary, the 2015 P.R.I.D.E. Programs will now be provided on the dates listed below.  Be sure to plan and register early as programs fill up fast.  For more information or to complete a registration form, visit

  • January 11-16 (program completed)
  • March 15-20
  • May 24-29
  • June 7-12
  • July 12-17 – CANCELLED
  • August 9-14 – CANCELLED
  • October 18-23
Great Access, Exposure and Value for Sponsors at the Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE) - April 12-15, 2015

Become a sponsor and benefit by reaching your specific target audience – bus company owners, operators, managers, decision  makers and influencers – almost 500 bus company contacts!  You will receive prominent, ongoing exposure through a wide variety of communication mediums such as the internet and the OTE website, electronic e-mail messaging, one-on-one networking at the conference and trade show and through circulation of printed materials, publications, newsletter and more. 
OTE provides value for every budget and you can pick the investment that fits your company.  Check out the wide variety of sponsorship opportunities on the OTE website at: 

One Space Available For March 15-20 P.R.I.D.E. Program

2015 P.R.I.D.E. Programs have begun and there is one space left for the March 15-20 program (during March Break).  Space can be temporarily reserved with a registration form or guaranteed with a registration form including payment.  The next program will be May 24-29.  The 2015 registration forms and information about the P.R.I.D.E. Program are available on the OSBA website at

Upcoming Events
OSBA Webinar
Mar. 11, 2015

P.R.I.D.E. Program
Mar. 15-20, 2015

Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE)
Apr. 12-15, 2015

P.R.I.D.E. Program
May 24-29, 2015

OSBA Webinar
June 10, 2015

P.R.I.D.E. Program
June 7-12, 2015

P.R.I.D.E. Program
July 12-17, 2015 - CANCELLED
(Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Jul.10-26)

P.R.I.D.E. Program
Aug. 9-14, 2015 - CANCELLED
(Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Aug. 7-15)

P.R.I.D.E. Program
Oct. 18-23, 2015

OSBA Webinar
Oct. 21, 2015

OSBA Webinar
Dec. 2, 2015
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