Online attendee registration is now open for the 2009 International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) and the Congress of Automotive Repair & Service (CARS) with no increase in prices over 2008 fees for packages and sessions. Visit www.NACEexpo.com and www.CARSevent.com to register for the events.
Conference sessions are ticketed events and seating is limited. Early registration is encouraged to ensure access to any and all chosen sessions. Whether attendees are planning for a single day or the entire four day event, there’s a registration package for them. Colorful graphics have been added to the online registration process to help distinguish NACE and CARS sessions, sessions that are suitable for all, as well as track indicators.
Attendance packages are as follows:
Super Pass (starting at $285): includes sessions in all available timeslots, one reception, opening general session/keynote, expo, commemorative bag and pin.
Wednesday Day Pass (starting at $200): includes sessions in all available Wednesday timeslots, one reception and expo.
Expo Pass (starting at $10): includes admittance to NACE and CARS exhibits.
Individual session tickets (starting at $60)
I-CAR Technical Training ($85/class)
PCI program ($50)
Key events (NACE and CARS receptions at $50 each and opening general session/keynote at $25).
Conference sessions and key events are available to all, whether attendees primarily represent the mechanical or collision segment of the industry. More than 80 sessions are offered collectively in the NACE and CARS education program. Note that all starting prices above are based on registrations received on or before the early cut-off date of Sept. 17, 2009.
Free ASE Test Prep Classes for both mechanical and collision testing will again be available.
Online housing is now open with 30 to 70 percent savings in room rates (over 2008) available at all official NACE and CARS hotel properties rates range from $149 to $189 for Mandalay Bay and THEhotel; $109 to $159 for MGM (new in 2009 block); $69 to $139 for Luxor; $41 to $83 for Excalibur; and $119 to $149 for New York-New York.
For more information on special travel discounts, visit www.HanleyWoodHousing.com or call (800) 895-3978.
NACE and CARS are sponsored by Automotive Service Association (ASA), are co-located at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, Nov. 4-7 and take place during the second annual Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW). Auto Glass Week is also co-located during ASRW and features exhibits, education and competitions for the auto glass professional.