National Meeting & Training Conference

Each year, COMTO hosts its annual National Meeting &Training Conference: the nation's premier gathering of professionals in the transportation industry. COMTO's annual conference brings together industry leaders across all modes of transportation for 4 days of learning, training, and networking. 

COMTO's National Meeting &Training Conference is open to transportation professionals at all career levels, government employees, manufacturers and suppliers, and all interested participants. 

The 47th National Meeting and Training Conference will be held July 28 - August 1, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Online Registration is CLOSED. You may register onsite at the Conference.

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Schedule at at glance [PDF]


  Conference highlights include: 

  • High-level roundtables and panel discussions
  • CEU courses on industry trends
  • Keynote speakers from federal and state transportation agencies
  • Multimodal symposiums and workshops
  • Technical tours of local transportation agencies and projects
  • Industry Awards banquet and closing ceremony
  • Career and professional development workshops for youth
  • Professional development and networking opportunities for HUBs
  • Receptions, luncheons, and other networking events
  • Transportation industry Exhibit Hall

Sponsorship, Exhibitor, and Advertising

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This year's conference will be held at the Baltimore Hilton, 401 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

A dedicated website is available for attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made at this web address:


The call in number is 1-800-HILTONS. Attendees will need to mention COMTO and the Hilton Baltimore, and will receive the group rate.


Travel Information


Hilton Baltimore – Daily Max: $30.00

Ground Transportation (To/From BWI Airport and Penn Station)

Super Shuttle – 50% discount off regular R/T rates (regular rate of $26.00 round trip)

Lyft Ride Share Service - $5.00 off a one-way trip to/from BWI Airport to Hilton Hotel (Pick up is located on the Departures/Ticketing Level between doors 9 and 11)

MDOT Maryland Transit Administration – Light Rail to/from BWI Airport to Hilton Hotel (Convention Center Station) or Penn Station to Hilton Hotel (Convention Center Station) – Free by printing and using the pass below (the BWI Light Rail Station is located immediately outside the lower level of the terminal building, adjacent to Concourse E.
Those coming and returning to Penn Station will need to transfer (continue to use your printed pass) at the Mt. Royal Station.

Maryland Light Rail Map:

Click here to print travel coupons [PDF].