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American Public Transportation Association

 2016 Business Member Board of Governors' Annual Business Meeting

January 19-22, 2016
Turtle Bay Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Highway
Kahuku (Oahu), HI  96731 

The 2016 Business Member Board of Governors' (BMBG) Annual Business Meeting is scheduled for January 19 - 22, 2016, at the Turtle Bay Resort, in Kahuku (Oahu), HI 

 Please note we are returning to our Wednesday - Friday meeting schedule.

About This Meeting

All APTA business members are welcome and encouraged to attend and participate in the BMBG Annual Business Meeting to help shape APTA’s private sector agenda.

This meeting will focus on doing business in the transit industry and business member support for APTA’s transit advocacy efforts and other programs. Pat Scully, chair of the BMBG, has outlined a number of topics and issues that will be central to the meeting agenda, including: BMBG work plan, legislative issues,procurement and jobs.

This meeting typically attracks over 100 business membrs, making an excellent opportunity to network with peers and to explore upcoming projects and partnership opportunities.

All of the APTA business member subcommittees will meet in conjunction with this annual business meeting. 

Meeting Overview

Wednesday, January 20

  • Committee Meetings (Lunch will be provided)
  • Golf Tournament (Optional)
  • Welcome Luau Dinner

Thursday, January 21

  • Business Meeting
  • Tour of HART Rail Project in Honolulu (transportation provided)
  • Sunset Reception in Honolulu

Friday, January 22

  • Business Meeting (continued)                               
  • Team Building Exercise
  • Closing Dinner

Meeting Registration

This year you will be able to register for the BMBG on APTA's website as we do for all other APTA meetings and conferences.

  • $880 - member registration
  • $500 - spouse/guest registration

Register NOW... 


Meeting Information

  • More detailed information will be posted before October 1

Committee Meetings

The following business member subcommittees will meet on Wednesday, January 19:

  • Small Business Subcommittee
  • Program Subcommittee
  • Business Development Subcommittee
  • Workforce Development Subcommittee
  • Procurement Subcommittee
  • Government Affairs Subcommittee

Committee meeting agendas will be posted one week before meeting.

Golf Registration

 Wednesday Golf

An optional golf tournament will be held on the Palmer Course at the resort on Wednesday afternoon, January 20. Fees for golf, lunch, rentals, taxes, etc. will be charged directly to guest room portfolios. Greens fees for the tournament are $110 plus tax.

If you fail to use a reserved tee time and we are not able to cancel or fill your reservation, you will be billed for the cost.

Hotel Reservations

This year's meeting will be held at:

Turtle Bay Resort
57-091 Kamehameha Highway
Kahuku, HI  96731

Tel: (866) 475-2567

APTA has reserved a block of rooms at the cost of $249 per night. In light of the large turnouts we have had for recent meetings, please make your reservations now! HERE

Your reservation must be received by the hotel before December 29. After this date, we cannot guarantee that your request can be accommodated.

If you have any problems making your reservations please contact APTA's Martha Coffin at 202-496-4832 or

The Turtle Bay Resort fee is waived for registrants (a savings in fees of over $150.00) and includes the following: 

  • WI-FI Internet access for in-room and public areas
  • Unlimited local telephone calls
  • In-room private label coffee and tea
  • Overnight self-parking
  • Business Center access
  • Unlimited Incoming faxes
  • Fitness Center access
  • Complimentary two hour snorkel rental, two people per day
  • One-hour volleyball rental
  • One-hour tennis court usage per person per day (racket rentals are available for a fee)
  • Complimentary 10-minute Stand Up Paddle Clinic
  • Complimentary 10-minute clinic/lesson with a PGA Professiona, (advance sign-up required)
  • Complimentary use of Titlelst Golf Clubs on our practice range when purchasing a bucket of practice golf balls
  • Live entertainment throughout the hotel's food & beverage outlets (special events not included)


Contact: APTA's Mariela Garcia-Colberg at 202-496-4833


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