2018 Fall Meeting
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BSA’s 2018 Fall Meeting and the Digital Supply Chain Forum are co-located with ABMA’s Fall Meeting

Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Rosemont, Illinois
September 16 - 18, 2018

The 2018 Fall Meeting schedule has been adjusted to make it easy for committee and task force members to also attend the Digital Supply Chain Forum for a discounted fee.

Register Today!

Digital Supply Chain Forum Website

Build Your Industry Relationships:

  • With BSA members and participating manufacturers during Task Force and Committee Meetings
  • With BSA and ABMA members at the Combined Lunch
  • With ABMA and Digital Supply Chain Forum attendees at the Combined Reception and Dinner

Experience select quality programs:

  • BSA’s 2018 Annual Excellence Awards Presentation recognizing innovative contributions to the industry
  • Lunch Program selected by ABMA
  • Also attend the Digital Supply Chain Program designed for Supply Chain leaders focused on how to drive business growth and inspire innovation

Identify emerging technologies:

  • During Task Force and Committee meetings
  • Excellence Award winning products recognized at Monday night dinner

Register Today!

Reserve Your Hotel Room!

You can also call the Hyatt Regency O'Hare at 847-696-1234 and reference the BSA Fall Meeting. Book today, the discounted rate of $169.00 per night is available until August 23, 2018.

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Registration

TWO BSA Events

BSA Fall Meeting
Sept 16 – 18, 2018
BSA Digital Supply Chain Forum
Sept 17 – 18, 2018

2018 Registration Fees and Discounts

Register Today!

All Fees in USD per person

Category BSA Distributor Members BSA Participating Manufacturers
BSA Fall Meeting Attendee Only: Includes BSA Committee and Task Force Meeting, Monday Lunch, Monday Afternoon DSCF Session, and Monday Evening Dinner and Excellence Awards Presentation $295 $395
BSA Fall Meeting AND Digital Supply Chain Forum Attendee: Includes BSA Committee and Task Force Meeting, Monday Lunch, Monday Afternoon DSCF Session, Monday Evening Dinner and Excellence Awards Presentation, and Tuesday DSCF Sessions $540 $740
BSA Digital Supply Chain Forum Attendee Only: Monday Afternoon DSCF Session, and Monday Evening Dinner and Excellence Awards Presentation, and Tuesday DSCF Sessions
$295 $395
 Spouse Attendee: Includes Monday Lunch and Dinner and Excellence Awards Presentation  $100 $100
2nd Company Registrant DISCOUNT for Forum Attendees: If you are the second attendee from your company to register for the Digital Supply Chain Forum, use Promo Code 2OR4DSCF to receive $50 off your registration. $50 DISCOUNT $50 DISCOUNT
3rd Company Registrant DISCOUNT for Forum Attendees: If you are the third attendee from your company to register for the Digital Supply Chain Forum, use Promo Code 3RDFREE to receive complimentary forum registration. FREE DSCF Registration FREE DSCF Registration
4th Company Registrant DISCOUNT for Forum Attendees: If you are the fourth(or more) attendee from your company to register for the Digital Supply Chain Forum, use Promo Code 2OR4DSCF to receive $50 off your registration. $50 DISCOUNT $50 DISCOUNT

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received by August 23rd, 2018 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued after August 23rd, 2018. Cancellations must be in writing and sent to alin@cmservices.com

Payment

Payment can be made online or by fax. The following credit cards are accepted by BSA: VISA, MasterCard, and American Express. Payments by check can be mailed to BSA, 800 Roosevelt Road, C-312, Glen Ellyn, IL  60137.

Photography & Video Recording Consent

Photography and video recording may be used throughout BSA's Fall Meeting and Digital Supply Chain Forum and at related activities. Registration and attendance at and/or participation in the BSA Fall Meeting or Digital Supply Chain Forum or other activities constitutes an agreement and consent by each registrant or participant for BSA and/or its licensees to use and distribute (both now and in the future) the image, likeness and voice of each registrant or participant (or family members) in photographs, videotapes, printed material, electronic reproductions and audio recording that are taken or recorded at such event or related activities.

If you have any questions, please contact BSA at alin@cmservices.com or 630-858-3838.

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Schedule

Here's what's in store for the 2018 Fall Meeting and Digital Supply Chain Forum...

All times listed are Central US.

Sunday, September 16

8:30am - 2:30pm 2019 Convention Planning Meeting
1:00pm - 3:00pm PIE Task Force
3:00pm - 5:00pm Social Media Task Force
3:00pm - 5:00pm CBS Task Force
4:00pm - 5:00pm Excellence Awards Task Force

Monday, September 17

7:30am - 4:00pm Registration
7:30am – 8:30am

Committee Leadership Coordination

Committee and Task Force Chairmen, Vice Chairs, and Manufacturer Liaisons Only

8:30am – 10:00am Past Presidents Council
8:30am - 9:30am Marketing Task Force
8:30am – 10:00am

Publication Review Task Force

8:30am – 9:30am Digital Fraud Task Force
10:00am – 11:00am Distributor Manufacturer Relations Committee
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bearing Curriculum Advisory Group
11:00am - 12:00pm Supply Chain Strategy & Technology Committee
12:00pm - 1:30pm BSA/ABMA GROUP LUNCHEON AND PRESENTATION
1:30pm– 2:30pm Certification and Education Committee
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Member Engagement and Programs Committee
3:00pm – 5:30pm Digital Supply Chain Forum Presentations
6:30pm BSA/ABMA RECEPTION AND DINNER

Cocktail Reception with attendees of the BSA Committee Meetings, BSA Digital Supply Chain Forum, and ABMA Meetings. Following the cocktail reception, there will be a group dinner and presentation of the 2018 BSA Excellence Awards.

Tuesday, September 18

7:30am – 9:30am Board of Directors Meeting

(Board Members & Committee Chairmen only)

8:00am – 12:00pm Digital Supply Chain Forum Presentations

DCSF Registrants only


 
   
Schedule is subject to change.
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Program

In addition to the important committee and task force work of the BSA Fall Meeting, there will be networking opportunities at lunch and dinner with BSA Digital Supply Chain Forum Attendees and ABMA meeting attendees.  The 2018 BSA Excellence Awards will be presented during the group dinner on Monday, September 17.

BSA/ABMA Lunch Speaker

September 17, 2018

Check back soon for the BSA/ABMA Fall Meeting Lunch Speaker Announcement!

The BSA Fall Meeting Luncheon is held with ABMA Meeting attendees and all BSA Fall Meeting attendees for additional relationship building opportunities.

BSA Excellence Awards Program

September 17, 2018

The 2018 BSA Excellence Awards will be presented on Monday evening, September 17 at the BSA/ABMA Fall Meeting Dinner. 

The Bearing Manufacturer Excellence of Innovation in Product Design Award recognizes companies for innovation and excellence in product design or technology. The submission must be related to bearings, but may be an auxiliary item such as a mounting tool, monitoring device, etc. The BSA 2018 CBS Excellence Award recognizes BSA Distributor Companies in two categories. Awards are presented to the company with the highest percentage of its inside and outside sales force having attained Certified Bearing Specialist status and the company with the greatest percentage increase of its inside and outside sales force having attained Certified Bearing Specialist status.

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Accommodations

Click here to reserve your discounted room at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare

9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois, USA, 60018
Phone: 847-696-1234

Guest rooms at The Hyatt Regency O'Hare are available at the BSA event discount of $169.00 (plus tax).  Self-parking is available for $15.00 per day.

Cancellation Policy: There is no cancellation fee for reservations that are confirmed three (3) days prior to the arrival date.

Transportation To / From O’Hare International Airport:

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle that runs every 15 minutes from 4:00am to 12:00am and every 30 minutes from 12:00am to 4:00am from the front entrance of the hotel.

The Hyatt shuttle bus will pick up at the Bus/Shuttle Center at O’Hare International Airport outside of Door 1.  

Taxicabs are easily accessible outside of the hotel. The hotel doorman will be glad to secure a cab for your trip to the airport or downtown.

Transportation To / From Midway Airport:

Airport Express - Shuttles operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Go Airport Express is a door-to-door transportation service. They offer shared ride airport shuttles, private van charters, Chicago limousine and car services and group transportation charters. Telephone: 888-284-3826.

Taxi - Service is available on a first come, first served basis outside of the baggage claim area. All taxis are metered, except for flat fare into downtown Chicago. Approximate cost of a trip from Midway to Hyatt Regency is $65.00.

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FAQ

Airports & Ground Transportation

What airport should I use?

There are two options for airports:

  • O'Hare International Airport approximately 2 miles from the Hyatt Regency O'Hare
  • Midway International Airport– approximately 30 miles from Hyatt Regency O'Hare

About Rosemont

How do I learn more about Rosemont?

For a sneak peek at what Rosemont has to offer for local entertainment and restaurants, check-out the Rosemont website online.

Days for Attending and Events

When should I arrive at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare?

The BSA Committee and Task Force Meetings will be held Sunday, September 16 and Monday, September 17 and the Board meeting will be help Tuesday, September 18.  Please review the schedule above for meeting times and to decide if you would like to arrive Saturday or Sunday Morning.  All attendees should plan on attending the Monday lunch and dinner events.