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AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting

April 26-28, 2018 | Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, Florida

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 ABMA Members please use this link to register for this event.

 

The 2018 Annual Meeting combines the expert knowledge of the gear and bearing industries with the latest emerging technologies that influence manufacturers and suppliers. More than 300 executives will gather in Naples, Florida this April, to experience the information-packed week full of top-tier speakers. Members will be conncted to innovation and opportunities in the industry with potential to strengthen business connections and relationships. Join AGMA & ABMA for an event that is tailored directly for our members to address trends, successes and future possibilities. 

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Business Presentations include:

  • ​J.R. Martinez, Iraq War Veteran, Actor, Motivational Speaker: ​Adapt and Overcome
  • ​Jim Meil, Principal Industry Analyst and Economist for ACT Research Co.: U.S. Economic Expansion or Extension? Or Will it Come to an End? & Next Steps: Automobile Manufacturing and the Economic Consequences
  • Brett Smith, ​Co-Director for Center for Automotive Research (CAR): The Automobile: Unprecedented Change, But at What Speed? & Next Steps: Automobile Manufacturing and the Economic Consequences
  • ​Curt Steinhorst, Consumer Trends Expert & Founder/CEO of FocuswiseThriving in the Age of Distraction
  • Arun Sundararajan, New York University-Stern School of Business: Capitalizing on the Sharing Economy and Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism
  • Derek Gianino, Director of International Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce: ​Trade Policy Update and Perspective: A View From Washington

 

Printable Registration Form (.pdf)

 


Sponsor the Annual Meeting​

 

Attendees to the 2018 AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting will experience an expanded program with more speakers than ever before. Building on the success of previous meetings, we anticipate a large crowd of senior executives from around the word bringing increased exposure to your company’s brand. Regardless of the take home item; a memory or memento, the attendees will be grateful, and your company will have provided them with an enhanced Annual Meeting experience.​

Sponsorship Form

Sponsorships Available (Click Here To Read Descriptions):

Friday Night Arcade: 5 Companies @ $3,000/company  

Corn Hole Tournament: $3,000

Refreshment Break- Thursday: $3,000

Golf Tournament Lunch: $3,000

Golf Tournament Drink Cart: $2,500

Golf Balls: $2,500

Meeting Photographer: $2,000

Spouse Program-Saturday: $1,500

Golf Awards: $1,500

All sponsors will receive:

  • Company logo on the annual meeting web page with links to your company's website from the time of securing the sponsorship through the post-meeting press activities.
  • Your company's logo will be printed in all materials for the meeting and in the onsite program. The earlier you sponsor, the more times your logo will be seen.
  • Printed signage and video screen recognition during the event
  • Specific recognition for the item/event.

Please contact Leah Lewis for any sponsorship inquiries at lewis@agma.org.

Hotel Info

Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Drive
Naples, Florida 34103

Driving Directions

Room Rate

$289.00/night for single or double

To make a reservation, please click: here.

 

Hotel will be accepting reservations until 5pm EST on March 30, 2018. 

Pricing

Annual Meeting Registration Fees - on or before March 16

1st Member Registrant
$1,145
Additional Registrant from Company
$1,045
Spouse/Guest
$750
Golf Green Fees - Friday Afternoon (no refunds after 3/16/2018)
$225
Golf Club Rental
$75

Annual Meeting Registration Fees - After March 16

1st Member Registrant
$1,195
Additional Registrant from Company
$1,145
Additional Spouse/Guest
$800
Golf Green Fees - Friday Afternoon (no refunds after 3/16/2018)
$225
Golf Club Rental
$75

Event Sponsors

Event Schedule

Wednesday4-25-2018

Thursday4-26-2018

Friday4-27-2018

Saturday4-28-2018

  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    AGMA Finance Committee Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    AGMA Finance Committee Meeting
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    AGMA Executive Committee Meeting
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    ABMA Bearing Technical Committee
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    ABMA Anti-Counterfeiting Committee
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    ABMA Education Committee
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    ABMA Statistics Committee
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    AGMA Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
  • 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    ABMA Associate Council
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    ABMA Board and Member Welcome Reception & Dinner
    Invitation Only
  • 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Combined AGMA Board and Foundation Dinner
    Invitation Only
    ​Business attire
  • 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Registration Open
  • 7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    AGMA Board Breakfast and Meeting
  • 7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    ABMA Board Breakfast and Meeting
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    ABMA Members' Lunch
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    AGMA Members Lunch on Your Own
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    ABMA Business Meeting
  • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    AGMA Members' Meeting
  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    AGMA/ABMA Refreshment Break
  • 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    General Session I
  • 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    First Timers Reception
    Invitation Only
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Welcome Reception
     Business Attire
  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    General Session II
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Spouse/Guest Continental Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Spouse/Guest Program
  • 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Golf Tournament
  • 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Corn Hole Tournament
  • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Arcade Adventure
    Casual Attire​
  • 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    General Session III
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Spouse/Guest Continental Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Spouse/Guest Program
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    The Revs Institute Automotive Tour
     (RSVP Required)
  • 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 pm
    Florida Mangrove Eco Tour
     (RSVP Required)
  • 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Night of Comedy
    Dinner & Entertainment- Business Attire Required

Event Sponsors