BSA 2021 Convention – Nov 14-17 / Naples, FL

BSA 2021 Convention

Naples, FL / Nov 14-17

Social Events

Saturday, may 1, 2021 / 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday Welcome Event

Vanderbilt Terrace

Everyone is welcome to join this event to catch up with your BSA friends. Come to the Vanderbilt Terrace, look for the BSA signs, and be ready for socializing and gorgeous views.

Attire: Dress is casual for the event.

Sunday, may 2, 2021 / 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Taste of Asheville Reception & Dinner

Skyline Room/Mountain View Terrace

Celebrate the cuisine of Asheville and join us for a reception and dinner all while listening to the music of the Gypsy Grass Band. This supergroup of virtuoso musicians formed around a desire to play a variety of genres with one band- bluegrass, jazz, pop and rap. A highly versatile group, Gypsy Grass can play classy swing jazz all day, then throw a foot stompin dance party all night.

Attire: Dress is casual for the event.

Monday, may 3, 2021 / 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Gatsby Garden Party Reception and Dinner

Skyline Room/Mountain View Terrace

Roar into the 20's at this Gatsby themed dinner party and enjoy time with fellow BSA attendees. This event will have assigned seating. Your table number can be found on the back of your name badge onsite.

Attire: 20's themed or cocktail attire encouraged for this event.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 / 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Backyard BBQ Reception, Dinner, and Awards


Join us on the last night at the Pavilion for a casual BBQ style event. Chat about memories of the Bearing Specialist Association and make new ones as you go!

Attire: Dress is casual for the event.

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Already Registered

  • BDI
  • BDIndustrial
  • Bearing Headquarters Company
  • Bearing Service, Inc.
  • Berliss Bearing Company
  • Carter Bearings
  • DXP
  • General Bearing Service Inc.
  • IBT, Inc.
  • Isostatic Industries, Inc.
  • NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada

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.