A Board Meeting with the first NCBA Board of Directors in 1981. We even had technical classes in 1981. As always, we show some of the vendor provided prizes that are given away at the business lunch… Patrick Lynch in 1981 as the first President of the NCBA. We had over 70 vendors particpate in the 1997 Symposium. consequently, when you have plenty of food and add free prizes, you can always count on having a lot of BMETs show up. The first annual symposium in 1981 as the now official NCBA. Glenn Scales – Didn’t we all look better back then. We like to see lots of BMETs, so we offer more food. Our Pig Pickin’ is renowned in BMET circles.