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Regional Association Event Announcements: April 2019

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AAAS AL To Host Capitol Day


The Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS) will host its annual Alabama Capitol Day on April 17 in Montgomery, AL.


For more information on AAAS, visit aaas.us.


NYCARA To Host Crash Course on Email Marketing


On Wednesday, April 10, the New York City Auto Repair Association (NYCARA) will host a presentation titled “Crash Course: Email Marketing in Auto Repair” from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn JFK Airport in Rosedale, NY.


Dahlia Benaroya of Constant Contact will teach attendees tips and tricks for email marketing in our increasingly digital world with insights specifically related to automotive repair businesses. Attendees will discover how to find new customers, understand the importance of collecting customer email addresses and learn how to convert this information into profit.


The cost to attend is $40 for non-members, $35 for Silver members, and $25 for Gold members.


For more information on how to register for this training seminar, visit nycara.org.


MCRA Spring Conference To Feature Mike Anderson


From April 12--13, the Montana Collision Repair Association (MCRA) will hold its Spring Conference at Best Western Premier Helena Great Northern Hotel in Helena, MT.


The event will begin on Friday evening with a reception, and on Saturday morning the educational segment will commence at 7 a.m. with an MCRA Board Meeting. At 8:25 a.m., Paul Flores will introduce the main presenter, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice. From 8:35 a.m. until noon, Anderson will present a seminar titled “Learn to Research and Research to Learn.”


During lunch, MCRA Past President Bruce Halcro will provide an update from the association’s legislative committee. At 1 p.m., Anderson will deliver “State of the Industry: What’s Happening Now and What’s Coming,” and the afternoon will conclude with his final presentation, “New Horizons: New Technology.” At 5:30 p.m., MCRA Treasurer Matthew McDonnell will announce the association’s fall meeting plans before Flores adjourns the spring conference.


The cost to attend MCRA’s spring conference for members is $300 for a shop of up to four team members and is $400 for five or more team members. Associate members pay $250 for their team, and non-members can attend for $350 per person.


For more information, visit mcramt.com.