Make Plans for RSI/CMA in Omaha, October 2-4, 2016

Download our RSI/CMA 2016 flyerWASHINGTON, D.C., October 20, 2015 – The RSI/CMA 2016 Rail Expo & Technical Conference, the annual event that combines the exhibits of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) with the technical and educational sessions of the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA), will be held at the CenturyLink Center in the Omaha Convention Center, October 2-4, 2016, conference organizers announced today.

“We are pleased to bring RSI/CMA 2016 to Omaha in 2016, and expect up to 1,500 attendees for the exhibits and CMA technical conferences,” said RSI President Thomas Simpson.

Attendees will be able to tour more than 120 exhibits in 48,000 square feet of exhibit space in the CenturyLink Center; the Coordinated Mechanical Association meetings will be held at the nearby Omaha Hilton. Sales of exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities for RSI/CMA 2016 will begin in early spring of 2016.

“We encourage our railroad colleagues to attend our show – the exhibits and the topical CMA conference sessions will provide great opportunities to learn about rail technologies and hear from industry experts,” commented Simpson.

The Coordinated Mechanical Associations include Air Brake Association, Inc. (ABA), International Association of Railway Operating Officers (IAROO), League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW), Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA), and Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS).

Sponsorships will be available to companies seeking to raise their visibility at this rail industry event. Sponsorship opportunities include food functions, technical sessions, exhibition hall signage, promotional items for attendees, an online floor plan and event app, and more.

Online registration for RSI/CMA 2016 and hotel room reservations will begin in the spring of 2016. For more information about exhibiting or sponsorship at RSI/CMA 2016 or to be added to RSI’s trade show email list, please contact Amanda Patrick, RSI at or 202-347-4664.

About The Railway Supply Institute (RSI)

The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is the international trade association for the rail supply industry, representing the nation’s leading companies involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, tank car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, and passenger rail industries. America’s railway suppliers represent a $23 billion/year industry supporting 90,000 American workers. For more information visit RSI’s website,, or call 202-347-4664.