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The world’s largest public transportation showcase

APTA EXPO is the public transportation industry’s long- standing, premier resource for advancing mobility systems through a robust showcase of the latest-breaking technologies, products, and services.

Find the solutions to increase and retain ridership, reinvent the rider experience, infuse technology to enhance convenience, improve security, transition to a more sustainable system, boost system-wide reliability, and beyond.

The future has arrived and what happens next, happens here.
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ATPA EXPO is BACK after four long years. So much has changed since we last met - and the industry is more eager than ever to reconvene. We've been busy creating the ultimate EXPO experience for our members and fellow transit professionals. Join your colleagues for an unprecedented reunion full of exciting experiences and enlightening interactions. We look forward to welcoming you to Orlando in November!

24 FREE Sessions | 700+ Exhibitors | Networking | Interactive Experiences | Product Demos | Innovative Solutions | And Much More!



Registration is FREE!

Join us in Orlando, Florida to connect to what's new and what's next in the public transportation industry. APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO, held every three years, taking place November 7-10, is the only event where the entire transportation industry converges to learn, share and network.

2021 Dates/Hours

Exhibitor Reg TRANSform Reg EXPO Reg Media Room EXPO Hours
Saturday, November 6 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday, November 7 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday, November 8 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, November 9 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, November 10 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

*Please note dates and times are subject to change


Orange County Convention Center
West Concourse
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819 USA
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Who Should Attend

EXPO expects 8,000+ transit professionals from over 65 countries involved in delivering, enhancing and securing mobility. Join these industry professionals at the core of the growing public transportation industry:

ADA Specialists
Board Members
Contracting Officers
Environmental Compliance Officials
Facility Managers
Human Resources Personnel
Information Technology Personnel
Legal Personnel 
Maintenance Officers
Marketing/Sales Personnel
Mobility Management Personnel
Operations Personnel
Planning Officials
Purchasing/Procurement Personnel
Regulatory Compliance Officers
Research Personnel\Risk Managers
Sustainability Personnel
Training Personnel

Why Attend? Hear from Your Industry Leaders.

ATPA EXPO is BACK after four long years. So much has changed since we last met - and the industry is more eager than ever to reconvene. Hear from our industry leaders about why APTA EXPO is crucial to our industry and why you need to be there!

Henry Li


Jeff Nelson


Kevin Holzendorf

Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Matthew Tucker

North County Transit District

Show Floor Features

The APTA Center – Visit and learn about the wide array of APTA products and services available to help your organization operate more efficiently and profitably.  

Headshot Station – Need a new headshot? Get a professional headshot free of charge from professional photographers. Sponsored by Transloc.

Jacobs Café – Have the Jacobs Barista make you a specialty coffee and a network with peers. Sponsored by Jacobs.

Autonomous Vehicle Demonstration Area – Check out the hottest attraction at EXPO and see prototypes of the latest self-driving vehicles. Sponsored by Beep and Perrone Robotics.

Learning Zones

Take advantage of FIVE free Learning Zones conveniently located on or near the EXPO show floor. Learn about the latest innovations that will help you and your system operate more efficiently. Learning Zones are open to all attendees!

2021 Learning Zones Include:

  • Innovations Learning Zone – Discover groundbreaking products and technologies changing the way we look at the rider experience, sustainability, and the business of public transport
  • Solutions Learning Zone – These application- and service-based presentations will open your eyes to awe-inspiring solutions for common challenges.
  • Procurement Learning Zone – Determine strategies for more effective procurements that bring great value to transit agencies.
  • Hot Topics (I & II) Learning Zones – Learn about the latest public transportation developments, projects, and current and emerging trends and challenges from the U.S. and around the world


Participating Exhibitors

APTA expects 700+ Exhibitors to be showcasing their latest and greatest innovations on the show floor. They are proud and eager to show you what they've been up to over the past 4 years. Explore the floor plan and even search for exhibitors by category. 

Bring Your Team

There is power in numbers. Bring your entire team to EXPO 2021 for FREE. The show experience is valuable and your entire team will leave feeling inspired, motivated, and ready to take on what's next in the transportation industry. You and your team can participate in:

  • Education sessions (TBA)
  • Learning Zones
  • Dozens of networking opportunities

First-Timer Orientation

Is this your first time attending APTA EXPO?

We invite you to join us for a quick half hour session which will provide you with the information you need to make the most of your time at the show, including answers to the most frequently asked questions, tips & tricks for tackling the show floor and information about special events and show features. When registering, note that this is your first time attending and show management will be in touch with more details.

A Note about Health & Safety: To keep all our participants and staff safe, a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination, and masks, will be required for entry into the event. To learn more about the safety protocols and policy, please visit our Health & Safety page. 

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