See below for a list of regional automotive association events coming up in November.
ASA’s December Webinar Wednesday Provides Update on Legislation Related to Data Access
On Wednesday, Dec. 18, ASA’s monthly Webinar Wednesday will focus on “What’s Happening With Data Access Policy and What’s in Store for 2020?” with Robert L. Redding, Jr., ASA Washington D.C. Representative. Redding will examine what happened in 2019 with data access public policy, including the automotive industry’s activity on data access, a review of Congressional and state legislative activity on data access, and how it impacts shop owners. Redding will also provide an outlook for 2020 state legislative sessions and the second session of the 116th Congress. To register for ASA’s webinars, visit asashop.org/webinars.
AASP-MO Christmas Party and Toys for Tots Drive
AASP-MO’s Gateway Collision Chapter will hold its annual Christmas party on Dec. 11 when the group will also conclude their annual Toys for Tots toy drive. For more information about AASP-MO, visit aasp-mo.org.
NCACAR and SCACAR Host Third and Final Estimating Class
On Dec. 7, the North Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (NCACAR) and the South Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (SCACAR) will host the third estimating class in their series of three seminars, scheduled to end the year per members’ requests. The final class is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Kemperle in Charlotte, NC, and will include a presentation on “Effective Estimating,” delivered by BASF’s John Shoemaker. Kemperle is the event sponsor.
The first seminar in this series is scheduled for Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Guilford Tech in Greensboro, NC, and features a live calibration demo and discussion with Jake Rodenroth and Kevin Dyk of asTech as well as a presentation by Michael Bradshaw of K&M Collision on “Estimating and Documentation.”
NCACAR and SCACAR are sponsoring the seminar.
On Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Mike Lanza of Sherwin-Williams will present “Estimating for Profit” at Florence-Darlington Tech in Florence, SC. The session is sponsored by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes and Five Star Collision Centers.
Each seminar costs $25 for members or $50 for non-members and includes lunch.