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Important Reminders for BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo Attendees

Posted By BCI Headquarters, Tuesday, April 26, 2016

BCI looks forward to welcoming you to San Antonio. To help maximize your conference experience, please thoroughly review the information below. 

Please note that all sessions, coffee breaks and lunches take place at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel. 

Getting to the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel

Travel distance from the San Antonio International Airport (SAT) to the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel is approximately 20 minutes, about a $22.00 cab ride (one way). The hotel does not provide shuttles. If you wish to take alternative transportation, please view the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel transportation options

Badge Pick-Up

Attendees must wear their badge to gain access to all BCI sessions and events. Registration is located in the Grand Ballroom Foyer of the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel, and hours are as follows:

  • Saturday, April 30: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 1: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Monday, May 2: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 3: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Download the BCI Mobile App


  • Apple Download
  • Android Download
  • Other mobile devices (including BlackBerry) use the mobile website. Here you can log in and get the same great benefits without having to download anything to your device. We recommend bookmarking this address in your browser for easy access.

Log In

Username: Email Address

Password: bci2016

On you have logged in, tap "Networking" to review your profile (this step is required to participate in networking within the app). Tap "Save" in the upper-right corner.

Attendee List

The BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo mobile app includes a list of all attendees! Simply tap "Networking" and "Everyone" to view the attendee list. 

Questions? Contact Claire Sereiko at


Golf Tournament

Sponsored by Crown Battery
If you registered for the BCI Golf Tournament, it will take place at the Quarry Golf Club on Sunday, May 1 at 11:30 a.m. Buses will depart from the Commerce Street entrance of the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel at 10:30 a.m. Please join us for drinks at the Awards Reception after the Golf Tournament. Pre-registration is required. 

Welcome Reception

Hosted by BCI Supplier Members

Celebrate the beginning of the Convention at the Welcome Reception Sunday, May 1 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Buckhorn Saloon. Attendees are encouraged to walk — it is about an eight minute walk from the hotel. If you require transportation, buses will be available starting at 5:45 p.m. The Welcome Reception is open to BCI manufacturing, marketing and associate members and their registered guests as well as non-member and sponsoring suppliers who have contributed collectively to make this event possible. 

Closing Reception

Join attendees at the Oak Tree and River Terraces at the Marriott on Tuesday, May 3 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for a final chance to network and celebrate the end of a great event. Appetizers and cocktails will be served.  

Connections Center

Connect with your colleagues in the Connections Center! Conveniently located at booth #210 inside the Power Mart Expo*. The Connections Center will be furnished with tables and chairs for impromptu meetings or to relax and network with peers. 

*The Connections Center will relocate to the Grand Ballroom Foyer on Tuesday, May 3. 


The dress code for the convention is business casual during all receptions and sessions; jackets and ties are not required. Convention rooms can be chilly, so remember to bring a jacket or sweater. May weather in San Antonio tends to hover between 75 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.

Safe travels. We'll see you in San Antonio!

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