Content has been announced for the Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) Industry Forum and Reception scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The forum will conclude the first day of education at ASRW 2011, featuring the NACE and CARS events taking place Oct. 5-8, 2011.
The ASRW Industry Forum will feature two concurrent one-hour sessions: “Service Information Vital to Keeping Cars in Your Bay” for the mechanical industry and “Trends in Collision Repair: A Futurist Discussion” for collision repair professionals; followed by a 30-minute networking break. Two additional concurrent sessions will follow: “The Future of Training Automotive Technicians” for the mechanical industry and “The Changing Climate of Insurance Agreements” for collision repairers. The forum will conclude with an hour-long reception mixer.
“We identified the most relevant topics that have a direct impact on business for this year’s ASRW Industry Forum,” says Ron Pyle, ASA president. “This compelling program and the lively discussion it generates is another key differentiator that sets ASRW apart from other events.”
Tickets for the ASRW Industry Forum are included in the purchase of a Super Pass and are available online for $50 and may be purchased online in the attendee registration systems for NACE and CARS.
The reception is sponsored by Toyota Wholesale Parts.
About the Events
ASRW includes the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) and the Congress of Automotive Repair & Service (CARS), which makes it the industry’s leading event for dedicated professionals to conduct business, network and engage in industry issues. The Tradeshow News Network (TSNN) recognized ASRW as a 2010 Top 250 U.S. trade show. ASRW is scheduled for Oct. 5-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Attendee registration is now open and features a $25 Expo Pass and $355 all-access Super Pass. Online housing registration is also open, and provides a variety of hotel options within the vicinity of the Orange County Convention Center.
NACE: The world’s collision repair event represents the only B2B event of its kind specifically designed for collision repair industry professionals from around the globe. NACE features a comprehensive educational Conference and Exposition with hundreds of diverse exhibiting companies displaying the latest equipment, products, services and technology available to today’s collision repair industry.
CARS: The premier event for automotive service professionals features a high-quality education lineup led by industry leaders, along with an exhibitor showcase of automotive service and repair related equipment, products and services.
For additional information, contact Hanley Wood Exhibitions at P.O. Box 612128, Dallas, TX 75261-2128, call (888) 529-1641 or (972) 536-6444, or visit www.ASRWevents.com.
About the Sponsor
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is the sponsor of ASRW and two of its shows, NACE and CARS. ASA is the largest international not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive industry through education, legislative representation and member services. Its international membership base includes numerous affiliate, state and chapter groups from all segments of the industry. For additional information about ASA, go to www.ASAshop.org. ASRW, NACE and CARS are produced by Hanley Wood Exhibitions.