Waterborne/Low-VOC, Lean Among Topics to Be Covered at BodyShop Business Conference - BodyShop Business

Waterborne/Low-VOC, Lean Among Topics to Be Covered at BodyShop Business Conference

The BodyShop Business Conference – Strategies for Success will be held May 5, and an exciting group of speakers and companies is already coming together to make this year’s event — to be held at the Pheasant Run Resort near Chicago — a must for collision repairers looking to catapult their business to success.

The conference will include a full day of seminars for just $129, plus a trade show — our biggest venue yet — that will be FREE for all Chicago-area repairers to attend.

The lineup of conference speakers is still growing, but thus far, a wide array of topics vital to collision repairers is guaranteed to be covered. Confirmed speakers and topics include:

• Legal Rights: Erica Eversman, JD, Vehicle Information Services
• Lean Concepts: John Sweigart, The Body Shop @ and BSB contributing editor
• Demystifying 6H: Erin Conley, Illinois Small Business Environmental Assistance Program
• Social Media and Search Engine Optimization: Mark Claypool, Optima Worldwide
• Waterborne/Low-VOC Panel Discussion: moderated by Mark Clark
• Waterborne/Low-VOC Training
• Insurer Relations: Dan Risley, Allstate

Several companies have already signed on to present products and live demonstrations at the BodyShop Business Conference trade show. The list is expected to grow in the coming weeks.

Sponsoring companies include:
BASF Automotive Refinish
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes
Transtar Autobody Technologies

Exhibiting companies include:
Accudraft Paint Booths (SAIMA)
• Brooklyn Progressive Auto Paint Group
Island Clean Air
Killer Tools
Light-Up Customs/Gator Glass
Matrix System Automotive Finishes
Urethane Supply Co.

Collision repairers wishing to attend the conference can visit the BodyShop Business Conference website for event registration and hotel information. If you have additional questions, please call (330) 670-1234 ext. 227. Pheasant Run Resort is offering conference attendees a special room rate of $119 a night, and registration for a full day of conference seminars is just $129.

More information:

BodyShop Business Conference Registration

6H Rule to be Demystified by Small Business Environmental Assistance Program at BodyShop Business Conference

BodyShop Business Chooses Pheasant Run Resort as Venue for 2011 Conference

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