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BASF’s VisionPLUS Performance Group Business Conference to Showcase Industry Experts

More than 80 BASF collision repair centers will be represented at BASF’s VisionPLUS Performance Group Business Conference, with seven receiving 2017 Shop of the Year designations within their respective groups.

Collision Industry Conference April Meeting Schedule Available

The agenda features updates from various committees, including the Technical Committee (“The Skinny on Scanning”) and the Insurer-Repairer Relations Committee (“Deeper Dive into Repair Procedures”).

Pittsburgh will host the April meeting of the Collision Industry Conference.
Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists Announces Full Schedule for 2017 Annual Conference

The conference will feature an Innovation Fair and a meet-up for young auto care professionals, in addition to previously announced keynote presentations and educational sessions.

The 2017 PBES Conference will take place in Chicago.
PPG Spring MVP Business Solutions Conference Sold Out

More than 550 people have signed up for PPG’s spring MVP Business Solutions Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., which is designed to give collision center owners, managers and staff a chance to step away from the day-to-day activity of the shop to recharge, network and learn.

PPG MVP Business Solutions Conference
Collision Industry Conference Definitions Committee Discusses 2017 Agenda

Agenda includes an update to the Glossary of Terms work product and possible new terms such as “opt/alt OE parts,” “vehicle scanning,” “calibration” and “welding/fastening terminology.”

Collision Industry Conference Definitions Committee talked about its 2017 agenda
AASP-MN to Host Peer-to-Peer Learning & Networking Events

A Body Shop Session will be held for collision-division members on Oct. 12th where attendees will learn about OEM certification programs that are becoming more and more prominent in the collision industry.

I-CAR Announces Major Presence at NACE | CARS 2016

I-CAR at NACE will offer the latest collision repair training, including the launch of the newest courses for hands-on skills development and production management.

BASF Unveils Additional SEMA Show Events

Chip Foose, the Ringbrothers and JF Launier from JK Kustoms are just some of the highlights BASF has added to its SEMA Show lineup.

Editor’s Notes: Building Relationships

PPG MVP Conferences are great reasons to get out of your shop and learn. Take some time out of your busy schedule to attend one of these and I’m sure it will pay off.

Masters School of Autobody Management Offering Prepayment Special for Spring Classes

Collision repairers interested in attending can pay by Dec. 31, 2014, and save $500 or pay by Jan. 15, 2015, and save $300.

The SEMA Effect

Thanks to SEMA, I am now a grown man with blue LED lights in the footwells of my vehicle.