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2018 ABMA Fall Meeting

The ABMA Fall Meeting is co-located with the Bearing Specialists Association

September 17, 2018

About the Fall Meeting

The ABMA Fall Meeting is one of the premier networking events for the bearing industry. Co-located with the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA), the 2018 Fall Meeting will offer a full day of opportunities to talk to other individuals in the bearing industry and expand your knowledge. The 2018 ABMA Fall Meeting is schedule to take place on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare. ABMA and BSA will have a joint luncheon. There will also be a joint reception and dinner on Monday evening for additional networking opportunities.  

Registration Rates

ABMA Members - $350 

Spouse of ABMA Members - $100 

Member Sales Teams - $175


ABMA/BSA Combined Lunch Presentations

In an ever-changing political climate, it is important to stay informed of issues that influence the bearing industry. During the combined lunch on Monday, September 17, guest speakers Jim Wilson (ABMA legal counsel, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean) and Nate Bolin (ABMA Trade Lobbyist, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP) will lend their expertise to address the issues that affect bearing suppliers and manufacturers.


Nate Bolin 
ABMA Trade Lawyer

Read Nate's Bio

James Wilson
ABMA Legal Counsel

Read James's Bio


Half the Price With All of the Fun!

The Fall Meeting is more than meetings, it's also networking! ABMA is extending a deal for member companies' sales teams to join in the festivities with 50% off Fall Meeting registration! If your sales team members are interested in registering for the Fall Meeting, email ABMA HQ for instructions to register at the discounted rate.


Associate Member Sponsored Tables

In an effort to help connect Associate members with Primary Sales teams, tables are available for the ABMA Member Networking event from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on Monday, September 17 for $150. Sponsored tables will have printed signage, and Associate members are encouraged to bring additional marketing materials and signage to help showcase their brand. Contact ABMA HQ if you have any questions.



Fall Meeting Schedule

Monday, September 17, 2018

7:00 am  -  12:00 pm  Registration Open  
7:30 am  - 8:30 am ABMA Board of Directors Breakfast  
8:30 am  - 11:30 am ABMA Board of Directors Meeting  
9:00 am   - 10:30 am Statistics Committee Meeting  
9:00 am  - 10:30 am Bearing Technical Committee Meeting  
12:00 pm  - 1:30 pm ABMA/BSA Joint Luncheon  
1:30 pm  - 3:00 pm Anti-Counterfeiting Committee Meeting  
1:30 pm  - 3:00 pm Associate Council Committee Meeting  
1:30 pm  - 3:00 pm Education Committee Meeting  
3:00 pm  - 5:00 pm ABMA Member Networking Event  
6:30 pm   - 7:30 pm ABMA/BSA Joint Reception  
7:30 pm   - 10:00 pm ABMA/BSA Joint Dinner  



Housing Information

You may use this link to book your room online, or you may phone +1-847-696-1234 and ask for the ABMA Fall Meeting rate of $169 per night. 


Hyatt Regency O'Hare

9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL 60018

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