Conferences & Meetings

IPTA 2023 Regional Meetings

* Regional Meeting Registration Click Here

We are going to be back on the road again for the IPTA Regional Meetings that will be held at nine (9) locations around the State of Iowa, from April 4th through April 20, 2023. 

In the first week we will be traveling to Maquoketa, Cedar Rapids, Ottumwa and, then to Spencer, Carroll, Red Oak in the second week.  We finish with Mason City, Humboldt, Adel in the last week of our journey around the State of Iowa. We are coming to a community near you. Please sign up choosing the location that is the most convenient for you and your team.

Regional Meeting Schedule Click Here

IPTA 59th School Transportation Conference 

* Attendee Registration Click Here

The 59th Annual IPTA School Transportation Summer Conference and Trade Show will be held on July 17th, 18th, & 19th, 2023, at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 611 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa. 

IPTA Tradeshow Promotional Video Click Here

Welcome from Jan McInnis IPTA Keynote Speaker Click Here

2023 Conference Presenter Poster Click Here

The IPTA has an outstanding lineup of presenters and companies ready to provide everyone with valuable transportation-related information on new products, laws, rules, regulations, and best practices. Check out the 2023 Conference Overview below: 

2023 Conference Overview Click Here

To review the 2022 Conference program, Click Here!

Exhibitor Tradeshow Booth Registration

* Exhibitor Booth Registration Click Here

This is Iowa’s Largest Tradeshow displaying forty-two exhibitor's booths, with full size school buses also on display.

This registration is for vendor exhibitors that wish to participate in our July 18, 2023, Trade Show. The trade show booth set up can be the night before from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 17, 2023. or from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on July 18, 2032. Please make sure that you list every member of your company's team or organization members under the booth worker's question. Every person needs a printed name tag for security and for an accurate meal count. 

If you are interested in optional sponsorship by becoming a Diamond, Gold, Silver or Bronze Iowa Pupil Transportation Association Partner, please indicate it during sign-up, or contact Chris Darling at 712-830-3242 for more information. 

The conference will be held on July 17th, 18th, & 19th, 2023, at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 611 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.

IPTA Tradeshow Promotional Video Click Here

2023 58th Conference Overview Click Here

2023 Conference Presenter Poster Click Here

For booth signup, pricing, and additional opportunities

Click Here - Tradeshow Booth Information Letter with Additional Sponsorship Letter

Click Here - Booth Brochure

Day of Trade Show information:

Click Here - 2023 Exhibitor Check-in and Setup Information

To review last year's 2022 Conference program, Click Here!

IPTA Board of Directors Meetings for 2022-2023

Note: In person or Zoom meetings to be determined for 2022-2023 Board Meetings.

Tentative Dates: 

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 9:00 am: Room 396 

Sunday, July 16, 2023 - 5:00 pm (Conference Pre-meeting): Room 158

Tuesday, July 18, 2023 - 8:00 am (Annual Board Meeting) Ballroom Central & South

                                        8:45 am (Re-organizational Meeting) Ballroom Central & South

These meetings will take place at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn.

6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa 50321

For permission to join the meeting, Contact the Executive Director.

Executive Director Contact Information:

Christopher Darling