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Regional Association Event Announcements: October 2018

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Below are several upcoming regional automotive association events taking place in October.


ASA-OH To Host Training Sessions With Mike Anderson, Maylan Newton


In October, ASA-OH will host two educational seminars, featuring industry favorites Maylan Newton and Mike Anderson.


Newton, CEO and senior instructor of Educational Seminars Institute, will present a “Building Trust and Sales with Digital Inspections” workshop on Oct. 10 and 11 at the Holiday Inn Express in Perrysburg, OH, and the Indiana Wesleyan in Cincinnati, OH, respectively. Members will pay just $49 for the workshop and non-members will pay $79.


Collision Advice’s Anderson will discuss how to pull repair procedures directly from the source, the OEM, in his “Learn to Research; Research to Learn” workshop. The first workshop will be held on Oct. 19 at Ohio Auto Kolor in Columbus, OH. An encore presentation will be delivered on Oct. 20 at ESC of Cuyahoga County in Independence, OH. The full-day seminar (9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.) costs $159 for association members and $269 for non-members.


For more information, visit asaohio.org.


RDA To Hold Fall IMPACT Performance Conference


The Refinish Distributors Alliance (RDA) will hold its next IMPACT Performance Conference at the Embassy Suites Downtown in Louisville, KY, from Oct. 1--3.


For more information, visit rda-impact.com.


ASA-CO Members To Learn How to Manage Shop Workflow


From Oct. 16--17, ASA-CO will host Greg Marchand for a two-day training seminar on “Managing Shop Workflow.” The class will be held at the Western Community College in Grand Junction, CO.


For more information, visit asacolorado.org.


ATRI To Host 2018 Convention and Trade Show


On Oct. 19 and 20, the Auto and Truck Recyclers of Illinois (ATRI) will hold its 2018 Convention and Trade Show at St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part. This year’s theme is “Gateway to the Future,” and ATRI will be joined by the Missouri Auto and Truck Recyclers (MATR).


For more information, visit illinoisautorecyclers.com.


Management Success To Host Shop Owner’s Expo in Pomona, CA


Management Success will hold its 2018 Shop Owner’s Expo at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center in Pomona, CA, on Oct. 19--21 to provide shops with training and management solutions.


For more information, visit shopownerexpo.com.



 ASA-AZ To Host Monthly Tucson Roundtable


On Oct. 2, ASA-AZ’s Tucson Chapter will host its monthly roundtable discussion at El Corral Restaurant in Tucson, AZ, from 6--8 p.m. This monthly event serves as a platform for shop owners and decision makers to share challenges and identify solutions.


For more information, visit asaaz.org.


ASA-IL’s Leadership Summit To Feature Aaron Stokes of Shop Fix Academy


On Oct. 12, ASA-IL will hold a Leadership Summit at the Chicago Room at Westwood Tavern in Schaumburg, IL, featuring Aaron Stokes, founder of Shop Fix Academy. Stokes will present “How to Grow: Taking Your Shop to the Next Level!” He will discuss the step-by-step process to success, share ideas on making life easier, discuss how and when to hire good techs and much more. The rate for the educational seminar is $195 for association members and $295 for non-members.


For more information, visit asaillinois.org.


ASA-Northwest’s Whatcom, Spokane Chapters to Participate in Lights-On Public Service Events


On Oct. 6, the Whatcom and Spokane Chapters of ASA-Northwest will participate in a public service event called “Lights On.” The program is sponsored by the association in support of National Car Care Month. Participants donate their time to perform free replacements of exterior bulbs.


The Whatcom Chapter’s event will take place at Bellingham High School, where association members will be assisted by BTC automotive students. Bulbs are donated by Bellingham NAPA Auto Parts.


The Spokane event will take place at Spokane Community College, and students from the college will assist with the inspections and bulb replacements. Sponsors include Motion Auto Supply, Interstate Battery of Spokane, Radio Spokane, Wix Filters and Spokane Community College.


For more information, visit asanorthwest.com.


GCIA To Hold 22nd Annual Golf Tournament


The Georgia Collision Industry Association (GCIA) will hold its 22nd Annual Invitational Golf Tournament on Oct. 4 at Bear’s Best in Suwanee, GA. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a tee off start one hour later. The game is a four-man best ball scramble, and registration costs $100 per player. Proceeds will benefit collision industry training in Georgia.


For more information, visit gcia.org.



IGONC To Host 3 Chapter Meetings


In October, the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) will hold three chapter meetings. The Triangle Chapter will meet at Logans Roadhouse in Garner, NC, on Oct. 2 for a presentation by Alex Brown of Alliance Hose and Tube Works. The Jacksonville Chapter will meet at Logans Roadhouse in Jacksonville, NC, on Oct. 4 for its monthly chapter meeting. On Oct. 9, the Nash/Rocky Mount Chapter will gather at Hunter Hill Café in Rocky Mount for a presentation on using promotional products to promote your business, delivered by Roger White of All-Star Sports Products.


For more information, visit igonc.com.