2018 Spring Conference

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PPTA 2018 Spring Conference


April 24 - 26, 2018 at Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square


Registration for PPTA’s 2018 Spring Conference is open! We look forward to PPTA members, industry partners, and transit supporters coming together to celebrate 20 Years of Moving PA Forward. 

Click here to register online, or visit https://www.housmanandassociates.com/ppta/.

Online registration will remain open through April 16, 2018.

We hope you’ll join us for 3 days of interactive technical sessions, best practice exchanges, vendor exhibits, and plenary sessions featuring nationally renowned experts discussing larger topics of interest across our industry.

Download the Conference Schedule (PDF)

NEW: Information on Conference Breakout Sessions is now available and may be found here

Hotel Information

The Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square will once again serve as the host hotel and site of all conference-related meetings and sessions.

Hotel information is found below:

Reserve your Room for the PPTA 2018 Spring Conference: Click here now 

PPTA 2018 Spring Conference
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square
Sleeping Room Block Start Date: Monday, 4/23/18
Conference Start Date: Tuesday, 4/24/18
Conference End Date:  Thursday, 4/26/18
Last Day to Book at Conference Rate: Tuesday, 4/3/18

PPTA Group Rate: $162 per night

Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square 
25 South Queen St.
Lancaster, PA  17603
(717) 239-1600



2018 Spring Conference Registration Rates


Full Conference Registration, PPTA Members: $395

Full Conference Registration, Non-members: $525


2-Day Registration, PPTA Members: $325

2-Day Registration, Non-members: $460

*Please note: On-site registration prices for the 2-day options will increase to $375 for members, and $500 for non-members.*


Exhibit Booth (includes one booth representative): $750

2018 PPTA Spring Show Special: Booth plus PPTA Annual Membership Dues Renewal (Associate/Business Member Category): $1,200 
This special discounted offer is available to new and renewing PPTA Associate members.

Exhibit Booth, Non-member: $1,400

Extra Exhibitor Representative: $325 advance, $395 onsite (Provides an additional 2-Day Registration)

Membership dues must be current in order to receive member rates for the 2018 Spring Conference. 


Exhibiting at PPTA Spring Conference


Exhibit Booth Includes:

  • One 8’ x 10’ tabletop booth space (6’ table, tablecloth, & chair), OR space for one vehicle
  • One conference registration (additional exhibitor registrations are available for purchase)

Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vendors requesting bus exhibit space must send a note to sara@ppta.net indicating their preference for a bus. Buses MUST be onsite at 10 AM to pull in based on exhibitor location. Setup for vehicles will be from 10 AM to 12 PM on Tuesday, April 24. Setup for table-top displays will begin at 2 PM and must be complete by 4:30 PM. Teardown will be from 1:30 to 3:30 PM on Wednesday, April 25. 

Please contact Sara Bowden at sara@ppta.net or (717) 234-7211 x101 with any questions or concerns related to exhibiting.


Register On-Line