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Early Bird Registration Open for In-Person CIECA CONNEX 2021 Conference

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CIECA announced early bird registration is now open for its annual conference, CONNEX 2021.

The in-person event is being held Sept. 14-16 in Charlotte, NC. In addition to a line-up of top industry speakers, there will be networking opportunities, a vehicle gifting by the National Auto Body Council (NABC) as part of its Recycled Rides program and a tour of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.


“The CIECA CONNEX Conference is a unique opportunity to meet with leaders from across the industry, discuss business and technology issues, learn from industry experts and build relationships with people from other segments of the industry,” said Paul Barry, CIECA’s executive director.


Speakers include:

  • Michael Anderson, Guidewire
  • Dan Benton, Axalta Coating Systems
  • Sean Carey, SCG Management Consultants
  • Ashley Denison, Caliber Collision
  • Dan Ducharme, Volkswagen of America
  • Andy Hysi, AkzoNobel
  • Fred E. Karlinsky, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
  • Brandon Laur, CCi Global Technologies
  • Gene Lopez, Seidner’s Collision
  • Chuck Searles, Automotive Management Institute
  • Frank Terlep, Auto Techcelerators
  • BASF


All industry stakeholders, including CIECA members and non-members, are invited to attend.


During the event, attendees will:


  • Hear about current and future industry challenges and opportunities
  • Gain timely, relevant business and technical knowledge
  • Network with other members and industry colleagues
  • Experience a NABC Recycled Rides presentation
  • Take part in learning opportunities for all industry segments


Some of the notable attractions in Charlotte include Hendrick Motorsports and the Charlotte Motor Speedway, which will be holding the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Carolina Nationals Sept. 17-19 following the CIECA conference.


For more information about CIECA CONNEX, including sponsorship and speaking opportunities, click here.


Early bird registration and discounted room rates at the Hilton Charlotte University Place are available now. Register today!


Source: CIECA

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