National Association News

Registration is open for the Society of Collision Repair Specialists’ (SCRS) IDEAS Collide Showcase from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, in Las Vegas at the 2019 SEMA Show.

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, R-Kansas will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Auto Care Legislative Summit, the Auto Care Association’s biennial Washington, D.C., fly-in.

See below for a list of regional automotive association events coming up in October.

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) announced at their July 2019 board of directors meeting a collaborative effort with the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) and a consortium of state and regional associations representing the collision repair industry to establish industry-wide recognition of the documented OEM repair procedure as the standard of repair.

Customizing Youth Auto Shop Education


The SEMA High School Vehicle Build Program uniquely connects high school automotive shop classes with specialty-equipment manufacturers’ products to build one-of-a-kind customized vehicles.

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $272,000 to 97 individuals this year, including scholarships for current students and loan-forgiveness awards to employees of SEMA-member companies.

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Universal Collision Joins CIECA

Universal Collision recently joined CIECA as a Corporate Member.

VeriFacts Automotive LLC recently renewed its commitment to CIECA and the CIECA Standards.

See below for a list of regional automotive association events coming up in September.

CIECA is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Weidmann as CIECA’s interim executive director, effective Aug. 1, 2019. Weidmann has worked in the insurance and collision repair industry for more than 42 years.