|2018 Fall Meeting|
BSA’s 2018 Fall Meeting and the Digital Supply Chain Forum are co-located with ABMA’s Fall Meeting
Hyatt Regency O'Hare
|BSA Fall Meeting||Sept 16 – 18, 2018|
|BSA Digital Supply Chain Forum||Sept 17 – 18, 2018|
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
|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|
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-858-3838.
All times listed are Central US.
|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|
|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.
|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
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.
Industry Update: Steel Tariffs and the Administration
The presentation from the BSA/ ABMA Joint Luncheon is linked below:
Industry Update: Steel Tariffs and the Administration with James Wilson, ABMA Legal Counsel and Nate Bolin, ABMA Trade Lobbyist
ABMA Trade Lobbyist
Nate Bolin has significant experience advising clients in compliance, transactional, litigation, policy and regulatory matters involving U.S. national security and international trade laws. Before entering private practice in 2004, Nate was an International Trade Specialist at the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, working on trade negotiations and trade agreement enforcement and compliance. Prior to joining Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Nate spent over 13 years working directly with the current U.S. Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, on various trade issues.
In the area of trade policy, Nate has been actively advising clients on the NAFTA renegotiations, the Section 301 investigation of China’s technology transfer policies, and the Section 232 actions against imports of steel and aluminum. Nate also frequently represents clients in trade cases before the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, Court of International Trade, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
James S. Wilson
Partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, LLP
Jim Wilson counsels non-profit organizations on a range of corporate, regulatory and legislative matters. Mr. Wilson's practice principally consists of serving as general counsel to trade associations, professional societies and other non-profit organizations. In that capacity, Mr. Wilson advises his clients on issues relating to corporate organization and governance, tax, antitrust compliance, commercial contracts, real estate lease and acquisition transactions and employment matters. He also represents nonprofit executives negotiating employment agreements. He frequently speaks and writes on many of these topics.
Mr. Wilson is a past Chair of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Legal Section Council.
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.
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, Illinois, USA, 60018
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.
There are two options for airports:
For a sneak peek at what Rosemont has to offer for local entertainment and restaurants, check-out the Rosemont website online.
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.