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New BusCon commercial touts networking reception

Posted on August 20, 2013

The fun continues as "Ralph Kramden" gets into the spirit of the upcoming Caribbean Nights networking reception taking place on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m. at the Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier. Check out “All aboard the party bus...”

Now in its 18th year, BusCon continues to bring the bus industry together to share challenges, find solutions and improve performance. More vehicles and new products will be showcased in the BusCon 2013 exhibit hall than ever. Attendees can view the list of new products and vehicles here.

BusCon 2013 also offers a robust educational program with more education taking place on more days than in previous years. Full conference and exhibits only passes are available at www.BusConExpo.com.

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