BCMC 2011 Show Guide & Exhibitor Preview


BCMC 2011 Show Guide & Exhibitor Preview

Key Speakers

Kick-Off Presentation: 
George Hedley • Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.

Get Your Business to Work in a Tough Economy!

It’s time to face reality, start growing and making a profit. In order to get your business to work, you’ve got to set clear goals, implement a proactive marketing and sales program, replace yourself with systems, get your finances in order, build a management team and get your business growing again. George Hedley, the best-selling author of Get Your Business To Work!, will share his proven “Business $uccess Blueprint” to build your business. Hedley owns and operates a $75 million construction and development company. His business success is the result of long-time, repeat customers, focusing on priorities that really count and management systems that always make a profit. 

Component Manufacturers Roundtable:
Kirk Grundahl, Moderator • Thursday, 3:30 p.m.

Your Business Lifeline Component Manufacturers Only

This peer-to-peer forum helps you to evaluate your business model and provides problem-solving resources.

  • Review key industry benchmarks and best practices

  • Gain marketplace intelligence

  • Learn how to grow your business

Economic Forecast:
Mark Vitner • Friday, 8:00 a.m.

Mark Vitner is a managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo. He provides regular updates on the housing market, commercial real estate, regional economics and inflation.

Mark’s commentary has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek. His commentaries also frequently appear in SBC Industry News Top Headlines. This is Mark’s second time speaking at BCMC. After his excellent presentation in 2010, you asked us to bring him back this year. 

2011 Exhibitor Preview

Find out what vendors will be at the show and what they will be bringing to highlight in their booths.


Events to Benefit the BCMC Build Project


Monday & Tuesday, September 19 & 20

BCMC Build, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indianapolis and Eli Lilly are teaming up for BCMC Build 2011! We are building two single-family homes. The lots reserved for BCMC Build are within walking distance. The goal of the event is to foster goodwill in Indianapolis, showcase the benefits of components and unite the industry for a common cause. It’s part of the mission to Build Community and Make Connections.

We hope you consider joining us for this exciting project! Visit bcmcbuild.com to find out how you can participate, make a cash or material donation, look at the house plans or even see video footage from BCMC Build 2010.

Run for BCMC Build 5K

Tuesday, September 20, 6:00 p.m.

Join us for this exciting new event and support BCMC Build 2011! The course will follow Indianapolis’ historic White River canal, the heart of the city’s cultural district. Walk or run...it’s up to you!

The race start is just outside the Indiana Convention Center on the corner of West St. and Washington St. Everyone is welcome to participate! There is a $25 entry fee per person. The proceeds will benefit BCMC Build. Register at bcmcshow.com/bcmcrun.php.

Tri-tacularBCMC Tri-tacular

Wednesday & Thursday, September 21 & 22

If you haven’t ridden a trike since your childhood, now is your chance! Form your team of four and register for a fierce competition around the BCMC show floor. Registration for a team costs $100. Win prizes for 1st ($300), 2nd ($200) and 3rd ($100) place! Heat Races are Wednesday from 5 – 6 p.m. The Championship Race is Thursday at 12 p.m. Proceeds will benefit BCMC Build. Register at bcmcshow.com/tritacular.php.

BCMC Poker Run logoBCMC Poker Run

Wednesday & Thursday, September 21 & 22

Got a good poker face? Then try your hand at the Poker Run! Visit exhibitor booths to trade tickets in for playing cards. When you have all your cards, turn your hand in at the BCMC Build booth. The player with the best hand wins!

All hands must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Thursday. $25 entry fee per person. The winning hand will receive 25% of the pot collected from event registration by September 16. The remaining proceeds will benefit BCMC Build. Register at bcmcshow.com/pokerrun.php or on the Advance Registration Form. 


Schedule of Events

Tuesday, September 20 

12p-6p Registration

6p Run for BCMC Build 5K

Wednesday, September 21

7a-6p Registration

7a-8a Continental Breakfast

8a  Welcome from the BCMC Chair

8a-9a Kick-off Presentation: George Hedley

9a-6p Spouse/Guest Hospitality Room

9:15a-10:30a Educational Sessions

9:30a-12:45p Business Success Blueprint Session

10a Spouse/Guest Orientation by Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association

10:30a-10:45a Coffee Break

10:45a-12p Educational Sessions

12:15p Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

12:15p-6p Exhibit Hall Open

12:15p BCMC Poker Run Begins

4:45p BCMC Bowl Drawing

5p-6p Welcome Reception

5p BCMC Tri-tacular Heat Races

Thursday, September 22 

7a-5p Registration

7:30a-8a Sit-down Breakfast

8a-9a SBCA Annual Meeting

8a-5p Spouse/Guest Hospitality Room

9:15a-10:30a Educational Sessions

9:30a Spouse/Guest Tour

10:30a-5p Exhibit Hall Open

12p Tri-tacular Championship Race

12:30p BSG Summit

1p & 3:30p BCMC Bowl Drawings

3:30p-5:30p CM Roundtable: Your Business Lifeline

4p BCMC Poker Run Ends

Friday, September 23 

8a-10a Registration

7:30a-8a Continental Breakfast

8a-9:30a Economic Forecast

9:30a-12:30p Exhibit Hall Open

8a-12p Spouse/Guest Hospitality Room

11:30a BCMC Bowl Drawing

12:30p Official Adjournment

12:30p Plant Tours

6:30p SBCA Board & Top Chord Club Dinner: All are Welcome!