See below for a list of regional automotive association events coming up in October.
ASA-PA Super Saturday 2019
On Oct.12, ASA-PA will hold its 2019 Super Saturday training extravaganza at the Automotive Training Center in Warminster, PA. The event will feature a keynote presentation and a multitude of educational seminars for attendees to choose from as well as a vendor expo during lunch. Registration is available for $179 per attendee. For more information, visit paautotraining.com.
GCIA to Host 23rd Annual Golf Tournament for GA Collision Repairers
On Oct. 3, the Georgia Collision Industry Association (GCIA) will host its 23rd Annual Golf Tournament at Bear’s Best Atlanta Golf Course in Suwanee, GA. Registration for the full-day event begins at 9 a.m., with the tournament commencing at 10 a.m.
The $100 playing fee includes a light breakfast, box lunch, unlimited drinks and snacks while golfing, and appetizers during the door prize and trophy presentation at the end of the day. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, visit gcia.org.
NABA’s 2019 Annual Education Day Focuses on Industry Trends
On Oct. 18 and 19, the Nebraska Auto Body Association (NABA) will host its 2019 Annual Education Day at the Holiday Inn Lincoln SW in Lincoln, NE. The event will begin on Friday, Oct. 18 with a meet and greet featuring guest speaker Deric Krist of Kri-Tech Solutions, LLC.
On Saturday, Oct. 19, NABA President Dave Yard and Vice President James Rodis will deliver a welcome and NABA update. Next, Dave Dunn of Masters School of Autobody and Dave’s Autobody will present “How to Market Your Business,” followed by “Using Insurance Companies to Your Advantage,” delivered by Richard and Sam Valenzuela of National Autobody Research. The morning will end with Mitchell International’s Ementi Coary’s “Interactive Estimating Session.”
Following lunch, Robert Grieves of SCRS and Nylund's Collision will provide an “Update from SCRS and What They Look for During a PRI,” before Spanesi’s Tim Morgan discusses “What Are You Missing on Frames.” Attendees will then have an opportunity to participate in a roundtable discussion before the final seminar, “Scanning and Calibrations,” presented by Matt Hodges of Greenlight Automotive.