AASP-MN Announces Meeting and Leadership Conference

AASP-MN Announces Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference

"Help - My Industry is Consolidating" and "Collision Workflow: Better Scheduling = Greater Success" are just a couple of the seminars being offered by some of the industry’s top trainers.


The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) announced that its Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference will be held April 14, 2016, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 1330 Industrial Blvd., Minneapolis. This year’s event, with a theme of “Lead the Way,” offers a lineup of seminars that are specifically geared toward mechanical and collision repair shop owners and managers and are presented by some of the industry’s top trainers.

In addition to the educational programming, there will be opportunities for attendees to network and socialize with their peers and industry vendors as these vendors showcase new products and services during happy hour.

The schedule is as follows:

  • 8-10 a.m. – “Mastering the 5 Skills for Effective Leadership,” Richard Flint, Richard Flint International
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. – “Help – My Industry is Consolidating,” Brad Mewes, Supplement!
  • 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. – AASP-MN Membership Meeting & Keynote Address: “No More Excuses, It’s Non-Negotiable,” Sam Silverstein, Sam Silverstein, Inc.
  • 1:30-2:15 p.m. – “Building Your Accountable Organization,” Sam Silverstein, Sam Silverstein, Inc.
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. – “Increase Your Diagnostic Labor Sales,” Kelly Bennett, Business Training International
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. – “Collision Workflow: Better Scheduling = Greater Success,” Kent Carlson, Collision Resources, Inc.
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. – “Authentic Persuasion: Communication That Moves Others to Action,” Josh Dye, Convene, LLC
  • 3:45-4:45 p.m. – Networking roundtable
  • 4:45-6 p.m. – Social hour and vendor showcase
  • 6:30-9 p.m. – Group outing

For more information, visit www.aaspmn.org or call (612) 623-1110.

You May Also Like

CIECA Announces Webinar on CIECA Standards

The webinar, “Open API Development Best Practices and Lessons Learned”, will feature Darrel Miller, API architect at Microsoft.

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced it will be holding a webinar, “Open API Development Best Practices and Lessons Learned”, featuring Darrel Miller, API architect at Microsoft, on Thursday, April 20 at 2 p.m. EST. During the one-hour webinar, CIECA’s Architecture Committee will also provide an update about CIECA API Standards (CAPIS) and share information about the first standards release of the year, the 2023R1.

HD Repair Forum to Showcase OEMs and Insurers

The HD Repair Forum announced that it will once again be showcasing OEMs and insurers and their involvement in the heavy-duty collision industry at their conference April 18-19 in Forth Worth, Texas.

Exhibitors Demonstrate Strong Commitment to 2023 SEMA Show

Automotive specialty equipment manufacturers are geared up to exhibit at the 2023 SEMA Show Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.

NORTHEAST Show Expected to Break Records This Weekend

The AASP/NJ announced that the NORTHEAST 2023 Automotive Services Show is set to break records this weekend as thousands of automotive professionals make their way to the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J.

Jason Schenker of Prestige Economics to Keynote at 2023 Auto Care Connect

As president of Prestige Economics, Bloomberg News has ranked Schenker the number-one forecaster in the world in 26 different categories since 2011.

Other Posts

Ford, TechForce Foundation Announce $1M Scholarship

Ford Motor Company Fund is joining Ford dealers across four U.S. regions to provide a million dollars in scholarship funding to help students pursue careers as automotive technicians.

Maaco Rockwall Wins Customer Focus Award

Maaco Rockwall of Rockwall, Texas recently received the Excellence in Customer Focus award from the Rockwall Area Chamber of Commerce.

Chariot Collision Center in Indiana Joins 1Collision

1Collision has announced the addition of Chariot Collision Center in Kokomo, Ind.

NABC Donates Recycled Rides to Charlotte Veterans

The NABC, along with GEICO, Carolinas Collision Capital Ford and Crash Champions, recently donated refurbished vehicles to two deserving Charlotte veterans.