Women in Buses Award

Do You Know a Woman Leader in the Motorcoach and Group Travel Industry?  Nominate Her for the Women in Buses Award - Presented by Motor Coach Industries


The purpose of the American Bus Association’s Women In Buses Award - Presented by Motor Coach Industries  is to recognize an individual or company who has directly impacted the advancement and promotion of women within and among the motorcoach, tourism and hospitality industry.


An individual or organization may earn the award. Membership in the American Bus Association is not a requirement.

Criteria for Selection

Nominees would need to have directly influenced the advancement of the role of women in the motorcoach industry. 

This achievement can be further defined as:

  • personal investment in networking in a way that improves the role of women in the motorcoach industry;
  • advancing or promoting professional education for women;
  • supporting or participating in a mentoring program for women in the motorcoach industry; and
  • creating new or unique opportunities for women in some other, but meaningful way.

Secondary Criteria:

  • Years in the business;
  • Overall professional/company success; and
  • Contribution to the motorcoach industry overall.

Nomination Process

  • AUGUST 20: Nominations Solicited
  • NOVEMBER: Nominations sent to WIB Leadership Team and other ABA Leadership for consideration and selection
  • DECEMBER: Winner notified for scripting of award presentation
  • JANUARY 2020: Award presentation at ABA's Marketplace 2020

Nomination Information

Nominations for the 2020 Award are now closed.