Cool Offer from the Cooley Group

Our Affiliate Partners at The Cooley Group can assist you with Employee Recognition Gifts, End of Year Gifts and Customer Holiday Gifts. 

Please see our special promotional flyer with a Trailways Discount and give Karie or Jeana a call to order today! 

The Cooley Group are industry leaders and are ready to help with all of your branding needs. 


Thank you!



Jeana Nicotera

Brand Consultant

Cooley Group, Inc. 

New York Mills, NY 13417

OFFICE  315.732.3725.

DIRECT  315.285.4247




Coastal Georgia Trailways’ Shelnutt is Bus Operator of the Year Recipient


Congratulations to Woody Shelnutt, president of Coastal Georgia Trailways, based in St. Simon/Brunswick, Georgia, on his State Bus Operator of the Year award from the Georgia Motorcoach Operators Association (GMOA).

The award was presented for “outstanding contributions” to the GMOA and to the Motorcoach industry.”

He has served as Secretary/Treasurer on the board of GMOA since 2012.

He founded his diverse travel company in 2007 on St. Simon Island, the Golden Isles. He applied for and was admitted into the Trailways Transportation System brand, becoming Coastal Georgia Trailways, in 2013, one of only three in the state.  He offers other local tourism, sightseeing and marina services as well on St. Simon.

“We are proud of Woody for his accomplishments over the years in building his successful company and for his outstanding support of Trailways,” said Ron Moore, Chairman of Trailways.  Trailways is composed of 65+ bus & coach companies in the US, and parts of Canada and Europe, with 10,000 vehicles serving thousands of charter groups and scheduled route locations.

Read more:

Operator of the Year Nominees

Operator of the Year Certificate




The other Trailways companies in Georgia are Capital Trailways (Columbus) and Samson Trailways (Atlanta).

Trailways is based in Fairfax, VA 703-691-3052 x 3.





Trailways Affiliated Partner Program – Referred Vendors


The 2019 Trailways Annual Meeting takes place March 10-13, 2019 on Galveston Island, Texas, at the Moody Gardens Resort & Spa. Galveston Island is approximately 35-45 minutes south of Houston, Texas. 

View 2019 Trailways Annual Meeting website for Hotel, Airport, Schedule, etc

See 2019 Tradeshow, Pricing Options – Galveston, Texas:

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KEY Indoor Tradeshow Wed., March 13, 2019 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  Moody Gardens Ballroom (Moody II) – Main Hotel (Bars open 4-6)
Exhibitor Categories Location Early Bird (Before Feb. 8, 2019 Feb. 9 or after (2019) Includes
Outdoor/Indoor Exhibitors – Package A (Vehicles) Tier I – Perimeter $2,500 2,650 Up to 3 registrations

(1 comp; limit 3 pp)

Outdoor/Indoor Exhibitors – Package B (Other Equipment) Tier I – Perimeter $1,500 1650 Up to 2 registrations

(1 comp; limit 2 pp)

Indoor Exhibitor Tier I – Perimeter $1,650 $1,800 1 comp registration
Indoor Exhibitor  Tier II – Prime interior aisles $1,375 $1,525 1 comp registration
Indoor Exhibitor Tier III – Interior rows $1,250 $1,425 1 comp registration
Travel Showcase – Tier 1 (shared-booths permitted)

Tradeshow pricing



2018 Conference Photo Highlights:  Destin, Fla., February 2018 see below:

Sponsors are promoted throughout the meeting dates.

Outdoor Exhibits with buses and equipment.

2018 Affiliated Partners ready for the indoor tradeshow.

“Wear Red Day”is a tradition at the Trailways Annual Meeting.

See more 2018 Photos & Award winners online.

Brief overview of the Trailways Affiliated & Preferred Partners program:

Trailways offers one of the bus and motorcoach industry’s most prestigious partnership programs for suppliers and travel partners.

Partners are vital to the success of Trailways.

Partners have direct access to Trailways company owners and other top decision makers.



  • The opportunity to attend and exhibit at the Annual Meeting (Feb- March timeframe). 

  • The Annual Meeting is an invitation-only meeting of Trailways company owners and Partners.  Exhibit space is limited. (Fees apply);

  • For Partners, the meeting includes a table-top Indoor Exhibitor Tradeshow, Outdoor Bus/Equipment Luncheon and many networking opportunities such as social outings, business meetings and education sessions open to Affiliates.

  • Promotion on Conference collateral and website.  (All Partners receive a company name listing in the Program; Event Sponsors receive a name listing and logo and introduction at sponsored event. Many sponsorship options are available!)

  • Optional monthly Email message to Trailways Owner-Members;

  • Listing in the digital Quick List Roster online with link to your website;

  • Listing in the printed Roster with Profile.

  • In order to be invited to attend, all supplier companies must be an Affiliated Partner or Preferred Partner in good standing.  The Membership Application is above. 

  • Trailways Annual Meeting: The 2019 Trailways Annual Meeting takes place March 10-13, 2019 at the Moody Gardens Resort, Galveston, TX.

Join us!  Please contact Diane Walden in Business Development.  Email, or call 703-897-4414 or 703-362-8438, or please call the Trailways corporate office:  703-691-3052 x 3 or Email

Category Company Contact Phone Email Website State
Bus Sales ABC Companies Ashley Cornell (507) 334-1871 FL
Bus Sales Alliance Bus Group Eugene Hotard (407) 581-6002 www.alliancebusgroup GA
Bus Sales Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation Dhinel Biyanwela (415) 595-164 CA
Bus Sales Braun Ability Francois Caron (888) 965-1414 IN
Bus Sales Bus For Sale Hillary Spellings (615) 859-1995 www.bus-for-com TN
Bus Sales CH Bus Sales/Temsa Mike Haggarty (507) 331-1338 MN
Bus Sales Davey Coach Sales Comer Hobbs (303) 683-9500 CO
Bus Sales Grech Motors AJ Thurber (951) 688-8347 CA
Bus Sales Irizar/Ina Bus Sales LLC Mike Haggarty (702) 431-0707 NV
Bus Sales Motor Coach Industries, Inc. Patricia Ziska (847) 285-2172 IL
Bus Sales Prevost Car, Inc. Julie Leonard (336) 543-6052 NC
Bus Sales Rev Group Zane Gray (786) 463-8986 FL
Bus Sales Stertil-Koni USA Richard Palmer (410) 643-9001, (800) 336-6637 MD
Bus Sales Transit Sales International Bradley Carson (951) 682-2557 CA
Financial Services Advantage Funding Commercial Capital Corp. Lee Steinberg (847) 253-8831 GA
Financial Services Corporate Finance Associates Gerald W. Lindsay (901) 751-8880 TN
Financial Services DMC Insurance Mark Bonini (317) 436-4900 IN
Financial Services Edson financial Nick Rocco (951) 688-8347
Financial Services JLT Speciality USA Andrew Hersh (212) 510-1880 NY
Financial Services Key Equipment Finance Scott Baer (952) 465-3950 MN
Financial Services Lancer Insurance Company Randy O’Neill (516) 431-4441, (800) 782-8902 NY
Financial Services Littler Mendelson Elaine Diedrich (412) 201-7667 PA
Financial Services McMynn Leasing and Sales Bob McMynn (877) 708-3477 BC
Financial Services National Interstate Insurance Company Michelle A. Wiltgen (800) 595-2553, (440) 821-1961 OH
Financial Services RLI Transportation Insurance Mike Haswell (404) 443-1009 GA
Financial Services Shore Funding Ltd., Inc. Joseph De Angelis (800) 542-7467 NJ
Financial Services Shriver Insurance Agency Charles M. Shriver (630) 833-0480 IL
Financial Services TCF Equipment Finance, Inc. Peter King (612) 812-1286 MN
Financial Services The Tenney Group Charles Tenney (817) 239-4513 TX
Financial Services Trans Lease Inc. Mark Lindell (612) 916-5375 CO
Financial Services Transit Sales International Richard Sullivan (951) 682-2557 CA
Financial Services Transportation Insurance Brokers Jeff McAnany (818) 246-2800 CA
Financial Services Volvo Financial Services Michael Gay (336) 931-4000 NC
Financial Services Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Ryan Gulan (612) 667-4129 MN
Marketing Cooley Group, Inc. Jeana Nicotera (800) 475-4760 NY
Marketing Team Coach Imaging Sandie Mrquis (866) 986-3039 Canada
Marketing Turbo Images Esther Morissette (419) 227-3172 ext 245 Quebec, Canada
Marketing Vernon & Maz, Inc. Brian Mazurek (800) 800-8195 IL
Products Amaya Astron Seating George Farrell (864) 895-4127 SC
Products Awash Systems Corp Jack Jackson (800) 265-7405 Ontario, Canada
Products Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC Karl Webb (330) 697-4497 TN
Products Coach Glass Gina N (541) 762-1873 OR
Products CPACEX Corporation Cathy Crawford (419) 450-6150 TX
Products D & W Diesel, Inc. John Schmitt (315) 253-2324 NY
Products De Leo Transportation Fabrics Ismail Arslan (973) 439-6801 NJ
Products Detroit Diesel Corporation Douglas Weatherly (313) 592-0730 MI
Products DIA Solutions Inc. Tony Orlando (866) 518-5352 Ontario, Canada
Products Doran Manufacturing Tim Mullen (513) 354-3418 OH
Products Elreg Distributors Ltd. Mark Macdonald (800) 387-4078 NY
Products Infanti Bus & Coach Upholstery Elizabeth Deffer (718) 447-5632 NJ
Products Lantal Textiles, Inc. Len Allard (905) 339-9427 Canada
Products Metro Transit Sales Tony Cuanne (574) 849-8917 FL
Products Motor Coach Tire Sales, LLC Bill Kaiser (678) 463-4110 GA
Products Sardo Bus & Coach Upholstery Sandy Follis (800) 654-3824 FL
Products Satellite Industries DBA Worldwide Monochem Tammy Moyer (512) 267-5190 TX
Products Translite Enterprises Michael Turner (908) 355-3250 NJ
Products TRP Bus Parts Lee Yarbrough (206) 898-5543 WA
Products Unit Chemical Corporation Mike Chaplar (800) 879-8648 NV
Products ZafetyUSA James Keegan (440) 256-2500 OH
Products ZF North America Keith Rubenacker (847) 478-6868 www.zf-northcom IL
Repairs Budget Truck & Auto Body Inc. Mark Polzin (608) 756-0861 MN
Services DOT Compliance Investigations Francisco Acuna (352) 686-5577 FL
Technology Angel Trax Jessica Koehler (800) 673-1788 AL
Technology busHive Software Brian Mann (518) 877-2507 NY
Technology Distinctive Systems, Inc. Don Greenglass (646) 448-9981 NY
Technology Djioh Fofeyin Bonito (870) 210-1317 TX
Technology EYERIDE Daphie Low (954) 775 1210 FL
Technology GPS Industries Chris Rotola (888) 575-2901 FL
Technology ISE Fleet Services Sheri Kraft (913) 859-0394 IA
Technology LILEE Systems Chrissy Griffiths (408) 988-8672 CA
Technology REI Adam Hall (402) 339-2200 NE
Technology Safety Vision Phillip King (713) 929-1044 TX
Technology Saucon Technologies, Inc. Michael Deeb (484) 241-2500 PA
Technology Swank Motor Coach Movies Terri Colyer (888) 416-2572 MO
Technology United Bus Technology Timothy Wilson (202) 681-5508 VA
Tourism-Related Aimbridge Hospitality Amanda Higgens-Thibeau (972) 757-9742 FL
Tourism-Related AMBEST Davis Travel Centers Inc. Sylvia Jackson (434) 594-4810 VA
Tourism-Related Atlantic City CVB Heather Colache (609) 449-7151 NJ
Tourism-Related Boardwalk Hotel Group Pat Ambler-Perry (410) 289-9103 MD
Tourism-Related Branson’s IMAX Entertainment Complex Tom Forster (417) 335-3533 MO
Tourism-Related Circle Wisconsin Wendy Dobrzynski (414) 545-1100, (800) 223-0652 WI
Tourism-Related Dutton Family Theatre Complex Debbie Letourneau (417) 332-2772 MPO
Tourism-Related Great Day! Tours Allen Kinney (440) 526-5350 OH
Tourism-Related Hotel Planner Suzy Wills (800) 760-7718 FL
Tourism-Related Myrtle Beach Seaside Resort Pauline LeVesque (843) 417-5540 SC
Tourism-Related Resorts Casino Hotel Meg Lewis (609) 340-7715 NJ
Tourism-Related Sands Bethlehem Casino Brad Decker (877) 726-3777 PA
Tourism-Related Sight & Sound Theatre Mike Pitman (417) 527-3918 MO
Tourism-Related The Carolina Opry Theater Calvin Gilmore Margaret Wallace (843) 913-1450 www.gilmoreentertainment.vom SC
Tourism-Related Titanic Museum Attraction Ruthann Crust (417) 334-9500 MO
Tourism-Related Turning Stone Resort Casino Lisa Butler (888) 361-7958 NY
Training Kitchen Public Relations, LLC David Norman (212) 687-8999 NY


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