GNJMA Annual Meeting
October 3-5, 2023

Registration is closed for our Fall 2023 events!  Join us at the Tropicana in Atlantic City, NJ Tuesday, October 3 - Thursday, October 5, 2023.


Tuesday, October 3rd...

  • Annual Golf Outing to benefit our Scholarship Program.
  • Venue, Blue Heron Pines Golf Club.
  • Registration 9:30 AM, followed by BBQ lunch, Shotgun start 12:00 PM, followed by a 19th Hole "Toast to Tommy" happy hour.
  • Note, if you are not a golfer, but are interested in helping out at the golf outing, please register to volunteer! Sponsorships available too!

Wednesday October 4th...

  • Board Meeting:  Starts 9:00 AM in the Carousel Room.
  • Mini-Marketplace: each Allied Vendor Supplier & Sponsor can reserve a table at no cost! Starts 10:30 AM in Salon 3.
    • ​The Mini-Marketplace is for our Allied Vendor Members and Sponsor Partners who provide products and/or services the Motorcoach and Bus industry owners and operators.  We set up tables at our Annual Member Meeting & Luncheon and our Operator Members will seek out and visit you to either say hello to you as old friends, get introduced to you if unfamiliar and of course, learn about your products and services. 
  • Annual Meeting & Lunch: During the meeting, we will honor this year's Scholarship Program award recipients. Starts 11:30 AM in Salon 4.
    • Keynote Speaker, Steve Gilliland (read more about him below)
    • Industry Updates with Peter Pantuso (ABA), Scott Michael (UMA) and Danielle Smith (Lancer Insurance, previously with FMCSA).  
  • Meet & Mingle: In the evening, we host a fun networking event. Starts 5:30 PM at Boogie Nights.

Our Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker, Steve Gilliland is back by popular demand!  

Steve will be speaking about creating a culture that adds value, from his most recent book “The Cherry on Top”.  

Whether you're a manager at a big company, a small business owner or an individual, The Cherry on Top will show you the significance of adding value to yourself and others.

Thursday October 5th...

  • Group Leader Marketplace & Appreciation Day: this event will host hundreds of Group Leaders looking to book trips and tours to destinations for 2024 and beyond.
  • Travel destination and attractions are encouraged to reserve a booth (fee for booth) and operators are encouraged to reserve a time-slot to bring your group leaders. Runs 10:00 AM-1:00 PM in the Grand Exhibition Center.
  • Group Leader food vouchers, free slot play and door prizes included!


  • July 1st: Early bird booth discount expired.
  • August 31st:  Sponsorship deadline.
  • September 5th: Marketplace registration deadline.
  • September 5th: Marketplace ads, logos and artwork deadline.
  • September 15th: Group Leader Day registration deadline.
  • September 15th: Meeting registration deadline.
  • September 15th: Golf registration deadline
  • September 15th: Extended Date!  Hotel discount ends.

Travel Suppliers / Marketplace Booth Registration:

  • If you are interested in purchasing more than one booth, contact us to save $50 per booth!
  • Marketplace ads and other sponsorship opportunities are available on the registration form.
  • Visit the Marketplace webpage for more information!
  • Not a GNJMA Member?  Get Member pricing by joining GNJMA today!  Pay an additional $145.00 to become a member and save on your booth fee. This is a no-brainer!     

Operators / Group Leader Appreciation Day:

  • GNJMA created a customizable flyer to send to your Group Leaders and their Influencers. You can download it here.
  • Overnight packages from Tropicana are also available! Click here to download.
  • Visit the Marketplace webpage for more information!

Need A Hotel Room Reservation? 

If you would like to book a hotel room, Tropicana, our wonderful casino partner and host of the Fall Association Meeting, is offering a discounted hotel rate of $80/night plus tax/fees for our event.

888-516-2215 (8am-2am EST, 7 days a week)

  • Group name: GNJMA Group Leader Appreciation Day
  • Group code: ST10GN3

All callers will be asked for the group code, but you can also book by saying **GNJMA Group Leader Appreciation Day**

The cut-off date to book your room at the discounted rate is September 15, 2023.