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Regional Association Event Announcements: February 2019

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HABA & ABAT To Host 2019 Collision Day


The Houston Auto Body Association (HABA) scheduled a 2019 Collision Day for Feb. 12 in Austin, TX, at the State Capitol. This will be a joint effort in collaboration with the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT). The purpose of the event is to put repairers and other industry representatives in direct contact with state leaders. The Texas collision repair industry is ready to stand up as a collective force for change emphasizing “Safety and Enforcement of the Texas Consumer Bill of Rights,” according to HABA Legislative Coordinator Larry Cernosek. For more information on HABA, visit


AWAF To Host Fireside Chat


The Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF) will host a Fireside Chat on Feb. 6 in a private residence, featuring Ms. Julie Martin, vice president of sales and marketing for HELLA USA. For more information on AWAF, visit


ASA-OH To Host Repair Planning Workshop


On Feb. 6, ASA-OH will host a workshop titled “Optimize Performance Through Repair Planning” presented by Robb Power, senior manager of business solutions for PPG’s Automotive Refinish division. Rescheduled from September due to a hurricane, the workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m.-- 4 p.m. at Ohio Auto Kolor in Columbus, OH.


Power’s presentation will focus on explaining how shops have the potential to deliver improved performance by utilizing the repair planning process. It will include an explanation of the impact the traditional estimating process has on work flow, knowledge of the benefits to the business for those who can successfully implement repair planning, detailed instructions on the repair planning process, and an in-depth exploration of the things to do and avoid in order to successfully implement repair planning.


The cost to attend this workshop is $45 for association members and $90 for non-members.


For more information about ASA-OH and its events, visit

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