Sagebrush 2022 National BEP Training Conference- announcement and registration information






The RSVA® Sagebrush National BEP Training Conference begins on Monday, February 14th with Sagebrush registration at 1 pm and the conference ends on Friday, February 18th. Registrants have the opportunity again to earn Continuing Education credits - please spread the word.




  • Welcome networking opportunity
  • Break-out sessions for BEP Administrators and Vendor Committee Chairs, in person and on Zoom

       ·            Continuing education credit available for BEP Staff and RS Vendors  and Employees

  • Sponsors and Exhibitors Highlighting Products and Services in person and on recordings or live Zoom sessions

       ·            Inspirational Speaker at annual Sagebrush Awards event: Michael Green, UNLV History Professor

       ·            Live auction (contact Scott Eggen or Ardis Bazyn or rsva@... about donations)

       ·            Special Sagebrush “Unmasked and Reset" networking event

NEW!! Special golf clinic Sagebrush “You don’t have to see it to tee it.”



National Automatic Merchandising Association

Rehabilitation Services Administration

Social Security Administration         

National Council of State Agencies for the Blind



“Continuing the exploration of the RS15 form”

"Vendor Business Adaptations to the Pandemic"

“How BEP Programs have Reset”

With so many unique events, expect to enjoy the conference!!!


The conference will be held at the Golden Nugget Hotel in downtown Las Vegas, a Four-Star Conference Center.


RSVA® has negotiated low room rates for this Four-Star facility! Rates are higher on Friday and Saturday night:

·       Carson Tower King $49 ($89 Friday/Saturday)

·       Gold Tower Double $59 ($99 Friday/Saturday)

·       Rush Tower King $79 ($119 Friday/Saturday)


Rates quoted do not include 13% tax and $10 discounted resort fee. Rates do include:

Access to the fitness center for two people daily

In-room internet access (up to two devices per day)

Printing of boarding passes (at Front Desk or Box Office)

Free parking

Two free bottled waters per day

Complimentary newspapers in the Tower Lobbies


NOTE: Hotel reservations deadline is January 9, 2022. Room reservations must be made directly with the hotel. Phone 800-331-5731 (toll free). Let them know you are with the RSVA® Sagebrush Conference 2022. Special room rates apply February 12th through February 19th. A fee for one night's stay will be charged when you register for your room. Please check the hotel room reservation policy at for complete details.


All who attend the event in person and register by January 1 will have their name entered into a drawing for free registration for the 2023 event. Conference updates will be placed on the RSVA® website: For further information, contact RSVA® by email: rsva@...

Note: Valentine's Day will be on Monday before the Training Conference. Why not bring your Valentine and celebrate before the conference?


Please complete the registration form attached for the conference and email the Word form (either in the email or as an attachment) to rsva@... or 1stvicepresident@... or call 818-238-9321 for assistance.

The tentative agenda is attached for reference.

Ardis Bazyn RSVA 1st VP/Publications Chair


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