Aventura, FL / APR 16-19, 2016
Mission: BSA fosters essential industry relationships.
The Annual Convention brings together the top leadership of only authorized bearing distributors and manufacturers and offers unparalleled opportunities to grow successful relationships with trusted supply chain partners.
Straight from Chicago, Illinois is the world famous Second City! You might know some of their famous alumni such as Gilda Radner, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, and Tina Fey. Enjoy this custom two-act comedy show featuring material written specifically for the BSA 2016 Annual Convention, archival scenes from Second City's illustrious 55 year history, and improvisation featuring YOUR suggestions!
Don't miss this exciting event as the Second City Performers portray the past, present & future of the bearing industry. We highly encourage spouses/companions attend this event.
John Ruth, President, BDI USA Division and BSA Vice President will provide an update on Industry Trends as reported by BSA member distributors in the Annual Distributor Report.
The chair of ABMA, Brian Lindsay, CEO of NSK Americas will provide an update from BSA manufacturers about bearing industry growth in North America and the world.
Rick Smith, co-founder, World 50, Inc.
3D printing production will change the world more in this century than the industrial revolution has over the last 300 years. This presentation is centered on one of the most important disruptors our industry will face over the next fifty years! Mr. Smith will provide insight into what leaders can and should be doing right now and a model to understand the new economics of manufacturing in a 3D printed world.
Retired BSA Honorees' Presentation