The Iowa Collision Repair Association (ICRA) has announced that the 2014 Midwest Auto Body Tradeshow will take place March 20 at the Prairie Meadows Event Complex in Altoona, Iowa.
In addition to 60-plus booths, the show will host a variety of speakers, including state senator Brad Zaun. Topics of discussion include the new aluminum Ford F-150, profit centers, aluminum welding, insurer mandate updates and IT best practices.
The agenda so far is as follows:
- 8:30-11:30 a.m. I-CAR’s New Technology for 2014 Makes & Models
Instructor Scott Schuerman
- noon-1:30 p.m. “There is No Free Lunch” Industry Luncheon ($30)
Iowa Sen. Brad Zaun & ICRA Lobbyist Scott Weiser: “Update on Insurer Mandates”
NuGen IT’s Pete Tagliapietra: “Information Technology & the Future of Collision Repair “
- 2-7 p.m. Trade show featuring more than 60 vendor booths, plus free “Training in the Round”
Ford’s Video Introduction to Aluminum F-150 Pickup Truck
Parts Procurement Training
Social Media Training
New Revenue Stream Wire Repair vs. Replacement
Prairie Meadows is offering attendees a special discount on accommodations until March 10. Mention code 031920141W when booking your reservation.