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The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the Auto Care Association, and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) will partner with ASA to help build and sponsor programs.
The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), the Auto Care Association, and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) will partner with ASA to help build and sponsor the programs.
“Working closely with these leading organizations and their respective leadership teams is a clear indicator of the collaboration and mutual commitment we believe will improve the industry for all of the stakeholders,” said Dan Risley, ASA president. “Continuing education programs at a regional level will help shops operate more efficiently and effectively without the added expense of travel costs or downtime in their shop.”
In addition to association partners, the following sponsoring companies have committed their support for these programs: AutoZone, The Group, NAPA, Gates and Federated Insurance. Bosch is also providing technical training.
The first event will take place in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 26-27, at the Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel.
A special owner/manager session will be presented by Bob Greenwood, titled “Profitability Secrets that Dramatically Build Your Bottom Line” (AMI certified).
Topics for technicians include:
- 21st Century Cooling System Design
- Practical Electrical Testing
- Preparing to Service Connected Car Technology (AMI Certified)
- Brake Technology
Topics for service advisors include:
- Lip Service (AMI Certified)
- Winning Women Customers (AMI Certified)
In addition to Orlando, regional training programs will take place in Philadelphia, Chicago, Las Vegas (co-located with AAPEX) and Los Angeles in 2016. The programs will take place on Fridays (management training) and Saturdays (technical and service writer training), keeping shop downtime to a minimum while providing the most valuable and requested training for the region.
For more information about ASA Regional Events, or to register for the Orlando program, visit www.regonline.com/asaregionaltraining.