BSA 2013 Convention — May 4-7 — Hilton Head Island, South Carolina


Registration | Hotel Reservations


There is a beach chair waiting for you at the Westin Hilton Head Resort.

Take advantage of Early Bird Savings by registering before March 1, 2013. After that date, registration fees go up by $75.00 per person.


Hotel and Meeting Registration Deadline:

April 1, 2013

Full refunds cannot be guaranteed after April 19th.

Click here to register online!

To register by mail or fax:

Click here for a Distributor Member Registration Form
Click here for an Invited Manufacturer Registration Form
Click here for a Trade Press Registration Form

If you can not view the PDF file, you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note to Manufacturers:
Invitations to manufacturers are extended by BSA to specific individuals and are not transferable.  A manufacturer service fee is required from each manufacturing company.  Invoiced separately, this fee must be paid prior to convention registration.

Special Rules:  It is a policy of BSA that no one shall schedule or conduct any event, function or private meeting that overlaps with or detracts from BSA programs, meetings or social functions other than tours. 

Registration Directions:

  • Complete all appropriate forms, using only one form for yourself and your spouse/companion. Incomplete registration forms will NOT be processed. You must completely fill out both pages of the form.
  • Please include your spouse's email address.
  • Fees must be paid in U.S. dollars, with no discounts given for attending only part of the meeting.
  • It is important that you indicate on the second page of the registration form all functions you and/or your spouse/companion will attend, including optional events. For those functions requiring a separate fee, please indicate the number of people attending and the subtotal amount enclosed for that function.
  • Special note for other family members attending: ALL attendees MUST have a meeting badge to be admitted to any meal event regardless of age. In order to prepare seating for all attendees and enable the hotel to provide adequate food and beverage, this will be strictly enforced. Click here for a special guest registration form for meals and tours. If you have any questions, please contact the BSA office at 630-858-3838 or e-mail Jean Stone at
  • Registration forms must be accompanied by payment and mailed to: BSA, 800 Roosevelt Road, Building C, Suite 312, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137; (630) 858-3838 or faxed to (630)790-3095.
  • BSA encourages manufacturers to register their company's young executives and regional managers. For additional information regarding who is invited to attend, please click here. If you have any questions, please contact the BSA office at 630-858-3838 or e-mail Jean Stone at
  • Full refunds cannot be guaranteed for cancellations received after April 4th.

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Hotel Reservations

HOTEL DEADLINE: April 1, 2013

To reserve your hotel room, please contact:

Click here for Online Reservations

Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA 29928
Tel: +1-843-681-4000

Be sure to mention the BSA Annual Convention to receive the discounted group rate.

Room rates are: $199.00 single/double plus $18.00 resort fee

Confirmed Ocean Front rooms: $289.00 single/double plus $18.00 resort fee

Special rates for Carolina Suites have also been set aside in BSA’s room block.

Carolina Suites are $299.00 single/double plus $18.00 resort fee

All room rates are subject to local sales and occupancy taxes, which are currently 10% plus $1.00 tourism fee.

Resort Fee:

The Resort Services Charge is $18.00 plus tax per night and includes Shuttle service to Shelter Cove Marina, Port Royal Golf Club and Port Royal Racquet Club, Self Parking, Unsecured Wireless internet in the lobby and guest rooms, 24 hour access to the Westin Workout, Business Center Use at no additional charge and Local and toll-free calls at no additional charge.

Reservations received after April 1, 2013 will be confirmed on a space-available basis only. The hotel expects to be sold out over our dates, so rooms may not be available after April 1, 2013.

Special Rules: It is policy of BSA that no one shall schedule or conduct any event, function, or meeting which in any way conflicts with or detracts from scheduled BSA meetings or events.

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