Business Solutions Association


Business Solutions Association

Formerly Office Products Wholesalers Association. Business Solutions Association is a trade association that represents manufacturers, wholesalers, and manufacturer representatives in the business products and related industries. Mission is to provide a forum for the development of strategic and synergistic solutions to enhance the sale and distribution of business related products and services. Membership:$750-$6,000 (Manufacturer); $500-$1,000 (Representative); $750-$4,000 (Wholesalers); $1,000 (Affiliates).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
BSA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Retail/Wholesale, Stationery, Office Equipment/Supplies, Wholesalers
Year Founded:
1973
Address:
3601 E.Joppa Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21234
Telephone:
Fax:
Staff:
8
Members:
20 wholesalers, 85 manufacturers
Certification Programs:
CPMR


Other Addresses

Address:
5024-R Campbell Blvd., Baltimore MD 21236-5974
Telephone:
Fax:


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $317,292


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-6.36%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Miscellaneous revenue
 
Other

Total expenses: $295,606


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-13.29%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Management fees
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Other expenses
 
Other

Total assets: $89,499


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
21.49%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $16,750


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-34.95%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Other liabilities
 
Deferred revenue

This association reports using a management firm on their 990 tax documents.

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 202,920
Total contributions 114,150
Miscellaneous revenue 121
Investment income 101
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$317,292

1-yr growth
-6.36%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Miscellaneous revenue
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Management fees 135,429
Conferences, conventions, meetings 131,275
Other expenses 19,785
Legal fees 4,360
Office expenses 1,572
Travel 1,230
Insurance 990
Accounting fees 965
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Other fees 0
Advertising and promotion 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Information technology 0
Royalties 0
Occupancy 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Compensation for non-officers/directors 0
Pension plan contributions 0
Other employee benefits 0
Payroll taxes 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 0
Total Expenses:

$295,606

1-yr growth
-13.29%
Management fees
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other expenses
Legal fees
Office expenses
Travel
Insurance
Accounting fees

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 72,180
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 10,596
Cash -- non-interest bearing 5,948
Accounts receivable 775
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 0
Total Assets:

$89,499

1-yr growth
21.49%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Accounts receivable

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Other liabilities 9,000
Deferred revenue 7,750
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 0
Total Liabilities:

$16,750

1-yr growth
-34.95%
Other liabilities
Deferred revenue

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 72,749
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$72,749

1-yr growth
42.47%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Alice Simpkins Associate Director Senior Executive ...X
Barry Lane President Board Member, Chief Executive Officer, Senior Executive ...X
Cal Clemons CAE, CMP Managing Director Senior Executive ...X
Casey Avent Vice President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Jason Dumm Coordinator, Finance Finance ...X
Mike Metchikoff Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Neil Kuenn Legal Counsel Legal ...X
Paula Kreuzburg Executive Vice President Executive Director, Senior Executive ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20192019 BSA Annual Forum Minneapolis , MN , United States   September 4 September 5    ...X
20182018 BSA Annual Forum Indianapolis , IN , United States Conrad Indianapolis September 5 September 6   Convention Center...X
20172017 BSA annual Forum Austin , TX , United States Hilton Austin September 6 September 7   Convention Center...X
2016BSA Annual Forum 2016 San Diego , CA , United States The U.S. Grant Hotel September 7 September 8   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
2015BSA Annual Forum Atlanta , GA , United States Loews Atlanta Hotel September 30 October 1    ...X
20142014 Annual Forum Springfield , United States University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center October 22 October 24   Convention Center, Golf...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Office Productrs Executive Summit MagazineannuallyNo...X
The BSA RecordmonthlyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2018 Q4: $0
2018 Q3: $0
2018 Q2: $0
2018 Q1: $0
2017: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
  This organization has no contractors information available.
 

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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