2021 Regional Meeting


SCMA-GMOA-AMA Regional Meeting
July 19-21, 2021
IP Casino Resort Spa             
Biloxi, MS

 

Monday, July 19

10:30 – 6:00     Registration

11:00 – 12:30    SCMA Board of Directors Meeting

1:00 – 5:00       Operator Education Sessions

            1:00 – 2:00       FMCSA Regulations Update
                                      Clint Seymour, FMCSA-Alabama Administrator

            2:15 – 4:00       Operator Roundtable Discussion  
                                      (Table topics to be identified.)

            4:15 – 5:00       Crisis Management   
                                      (Speaker to be identified.)

2:30 – 5:00       Associate Sessions

            1:00 – 2:00       New Member Orientation

            2:15 – 4:00       Associate Roundtable Discussion            
                                      (Table topics to be identified.)

            4:15 – 5:00       Crisis Management Session (Join Operators.)

5:15 – 6:00       Operator/Associate Panel Discussion                
                          (Panelists to be identified.)

Note:   Association Business Sessions will be held by Zoom Meeting prior to the Regional Meeting.       

7:00                 Board Coaches for Dinner

Transportation provided by Bus Supply Charter (2), Dixieland Tours (2), and Cline Tours (1)

7:30                 Early Bird Dinner

9:30 – 11:00     Hospitality after event.
IP Chill Lounge (tentative)

Tuesday, July 20

7:00 – 8:00       Breakfast
                          Industry Update by ABA and UMA

8:15 – 5:30       Registration

8:15 – 10:15     Market Place I

10:30 – 12:30    Coach Presentations 
                           ABC Companies, Irizar, Motor Coach Industries, Prevost,              
                           and Temsa

12:45 –             Board Coaches for Golf and Tours

12:45 – 5:00     Golf and Tours (Lunch included.)          
All coaches return to the hotel by 5:30.

Golf at Shell Landing Golf Club
Coordinator:     Tim O’Bryan, Service Insurance Agency

Beverage Cart sponsored by Service Insurance Agency

Transportation provided by Cline Tours

Tour 1 – Jackson County                                   40-45 people

  • Gulf Coast Gator Ranch & Airboat Swamp Tours
  • The Shed BBQ & Blues Joint for lunch (tentative)
  • Pascagoula River Audubon Center and OR USM Marine Education Center Tour

Transportation provided by Bus Supply Charters

Tour 2 – Harrison County                                  48 people

  • Tour of Maritime & Seafood Museum
  • Lunch on site – Gumbo or Jambalaya, Tea, Water
  • Biloxi Shrimping Trip
  • City Tour of Biloxi with stop at Biloxi Visitors Center, Hurricane Memorials, Old Biloxi Cemetery
  • Tour of Beauvoir “Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library”
  • Coffee & Beignets at Beauvoir Mansion’s front porch

Transportation provided by Dixieland Tours

Tour 3 – Hancock County                                  50 people

  • Bay St. Louis Historic L&N Train Depot – Includes Alice Moseley Folk Art & Antique Museum & Bay St. Louis Mardi Gras Museum
  • Lunch in downtown Bay St. Louis (TBD)
  • Tour of Infinity Science Center

Transportation provided by Bus Supply Charters

Tour 4 – Harrison County (Gulfport Area)               50 people

  • Tour Institute for Marine Mammal Studies: Ocean Adventures Marine Park (Includes Sea lion & Dolphin Show)
  • Tour of Chandeleur Brewing Company
  • Downtown Gulfport Shopping and Fishbone Alley
  • Lunch is not confirmed with IMMS or Chandeleur Brew Company

Transportation provided by Dixieland Tours

6:30                 Board Coaches
Transportation provided by Bus Supply Charter (2), Dixieland Tours (2), and Cline Tours (1)

7:00                   Ice Breaker Dinner

9:00 – 11:00     Hospitality after event. 

Wednesday, July 21

7:00 – 9:00       Breakfast 
                          Coach Visitation
(Coach manufacturers will have the option to decide whether to bring a display coach.)

8:00 – 10:00     Registration Packup

9:30 – 11:30      Market Place II

11:45 – 1:00     Awards Lunch

Note: The Joint Board Meeting to evaluate the Regional Meeting will be conducted by Zoom within a week to ten days after the Regional Meeting.