Midwinter Meeting


Saturday, January 20, 2018 - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Ka'anapali, Maui, Hawaii

NSTA's Midwinter Meeting is your chance to network with fellow contractors and industry vendor partners.  Take part in the continued development of NSTA and network with top executives to learn what's keeping the association at the forefront of industry related issues. The 2018 NSTA Mid-Winter Meeting will be held from January 20th - 24th, 2018 in Ka'anapali, Maui, Hawaii.

There are so many exciting workshops and events happening during the 2018 Midwinter Meeting. 

Please click below for the agenda and start to make your plans! 

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Registration Fees


Up until December 16th 

December 17th or later

Member Fee



Non-Member Fee



Register by December 16th to take advantage of the $100 early bird discount!

  1. ONLINE: click here to register via online registration system
  2. PRINT: click here to access the pdf registration form


NSTA Sponsorship Information

Click here to take a look at the 2018 MWM Sponsors!

This is your chance to meet over 100 of the top decision-makers in the school bus industry from across North America.  We hope you will consider supporting the association through sponsorship and attendance of this event.  

Sponsorship opportunities begin with as low as $425 and gives you the opportunity of having a listing in the newsletter, on NSTA’s website and in all Meeting marketing materials, as well as allows you to have your company’s promotional materials/brochures included in the Midwinter Meeting registration packet.  You will also receive an electronic list of convention attendees’ contact information pre- and post-convention.

If you have any questions or would like a NSTA Midwinter Meeting Sponsorship Packet, please call our Meeting Planner, Jennifer Hickey Bruce, CMP at (518) 220-9905 or e-mail Jennifer@JenniferBruce.us.    

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

2365 Ka'anapali Parkway Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96761
(808) 667-2525

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The 2018 NSTA Midwinter Meeting will be held at the The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali, situated along a spectacular stretch of the famed Ka'anapali Beach. To find out more, visit https://www.westinmaui.com.

The NSTA group rate is $275 for a Run of the House room and $325 for Run of the Ocean room.   To see the types of rooms available at the resort, visit:


The group rate is available during January 18-26, 2018 and is only for registered delegates/guests of the Midwinter Meeting.  A limited number of rooms are being held.  Discounted rates are available until December 18, 2017 or until the room block is full.  

To book your room:

  1. Call Westin reservations at (866) 716-8112 and ask for the NSTA Group Block, or
  2. Make a reservation online using our personalized Westin portal

Kahului Airport

1 Keolani Pl, Kahului, HI 96732

The airport closest to The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali is the Kahului/Maui Airport (airport code OGG).  The resort is 16 miles/35 minutes northeast of OGG.  Visitors to Maui can also fly into Honolulu International Airport and travel to Maui via an inter-island carrier. 

The resort does not offer transportation to/from the airport (OGG) but suggests taking the Speedi Shuttle (877-521-2085) or a taxi.  The cost of a taxi is approximately $60 one-way.  Hertz Rental Car is available onsite at the resort and reservations can be made by calling 800-891-1383.  Parking rates are $25 per day for self-parking and $30 per day for valet.