Join the Journey / BSA 1966-2019

BSA 2019 Convention

Manalapan, FL / May 4-7

Value of Convention Attendance

Here's why attendees value the Annual Convention:

  • Maintain and build relationships
  • Relevant and timely business programs and access to high level decision makers from member distributor and manufacturing companies are staples of BSA conventions
  • The ability to keep up-to-date with changing industry trends
  • Acquire new ideas
  • Hear about new products, equipment, technology and services
  • Save money, with the efficiency of seeing all your channel partners in one place
  • Maintain a presence – “see and be seen”
  • Education and training

Value only found at the 2019 BSA Annual Convention:

Industry Updates

Find out the latest industry information from the BSA Distributor Survey results and ABMA Industry Update.

Incredible Speakers

  • John Cassis, founder of the Cassis Group who specializing in team buliding, motivation and leadership. After his presentation, you will see life from a new perspective.
  • Denise Keating is the co-founder and CEO of DATAgility who will speak about thriving in the age of the Amazon effect.
  • Doug Hohner is the Senior Partner, Managing Director and Leader of Boston Consulting Group’s Industrial Distribution practice. He will address trends in distribution and how the bearing industry can meet and stay ahead of the trends.
  • Craig Karges combines the art of magic with the science of psychology and the power of intuition to create the impression that nothing is impossible. BSA SPOUSES AND COMPANIONS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!


Sporting Events

Unwind and network with your channel partners for a leisurely afternoon of golf, tennis or fishing.

Social Functions

Enjoy three nights of networking packed social events at no additional cost.

One-on-One Meeting With Your Channel Partners

  • Participate in Tuesday's Conference Table Sessions and/or make arrangements for private meetings on Tuesday afternoon.

Special Features

  • Be part of the future as BSA prepares you to Join the Journey.
  • Events planned specifically for spouses.
  • A plethora of tours and activities for family members of all ages.

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Already Registered

  • Bearing Headquarters Company
  • Bearing Service, Inc.
  • Bearing Service Company of PA
  • DXP
  • Kaman Industrial Technologies Corp.
  • Rotor Clip Co., Inc.
  • Schaeffler Group

What They're saying

  • I thought assigned seating for Sunday evening was a great idea. The "team" event made it an even better experience!

    Jeff Williams, General Bearing Corporation

  • Great convention. Liked the change in the business program. Speakers were relevant to our industry. Social events were fun.

    – Jim Fitzpatrick, Bearing Specialty Company

  • The business program was probably the best I have seen BSA execute. Great job.

    – Randy Breaux, Motion Industries, Inc.

  • The entire event was world-class. The attention to detail, schedule and programming were well worth the time and financial investment. The location worked well.

    – Jeff Guritza, Osborn

  • I very much liked the assigned seating, and felt that pushed people to meet each other - as a first time attendee, I liked it very much.

    – Charles Estermann, Weimer Bearing &Transmission, Inc.

  • This was the best convention I've attended because of the meeting structure, content, activities and venue.

    – David Zoesch,  Schaeffler Group

  • It was a beautiful setting, very well run meetings, and some excellent group activities. The camaraderie throughout the organization and the fact that relationships do matter was very apparent.

    –Scott Eiss, NTN Bearing Corporation of America

Relationships Matter

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.

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