Colleyville, Texas -- May 6, 2014 -- Both online attendee registration and housing reservations are now open for NACE | CARS 2014. This will be the first year for the show's new home in Detroit during Industry Week, starting July 27.
Industry Week is comprised of a number of events, leading up to NACE | CARS 2014:
Monday, July 28
Board and Association Meetings
Tuesday, July 29
CIC Summer Meeting
Wednesday, July 30
I-CAR Conference and Gala 35th Anniversary Networking Event
Wednesday, July 30 to Saturday August 2
NACE | CARS 2014 Conference + Expo
The Expo portion will be held Thursday and Friday at the COBO Convention Center.
Expo Passes to access the show floor only can be purchased for $35/each; individual, 90-minute conference sessions are available for $75/session or individual 3 or 4 hour conference sessions are available for $150/session; a Day Pass is $250, and Saturday Mechanical Sessions are $150; a full-access Super Pass is $315 for members and $365 for non-members. All prices noted reflect Early Bird pricing, which is in effect through June 14th. Add-On Education from I-CAR, as well as the CRES/MSO Collision Repair Executive Symposium and TTF Technology & Telematics Forum events are available at an additional charge.
New this year, all registration options include the NACE | CARS Show Floor Receptions on Thursday and Friday evening, the Opening General Session Thursday morning and The Assembly - Industry Forum on Wednesday afternoon. Additional details on these events will be released in the near future.
â€œAs the automotive collision and mechanical industryâ€™s premier networking and training event, we are so pleased to include the Show Floor Receptions, Opening General Session and The Assembly - Industry Forum in every registration this year, as it reflects our desire to create an event that fosters networking and community interaction among our attendees,â€ stated Dan Risley, ASA President.
Special discount pricing is available for Automotive Service Association (ASA) members, and discounts are also provided for other Industry Organization members. All NACE | CARS exhibitors will be offering substantially discounted Expo Passes and 10 percent off any conference purchase (excluding Add-On Education).
Attendees are encouraged to contact an exhibitor to redeem this discount. For a list of current exhibitors, please click here.
NACE | CARS 2014 welcomes students and educators focused in the automobile repair industry; special discounts are available to both.
Please click here to access the Conference Program and full Schedule-At-A-Glance is available on the NACE | CARS website.
Now in its 32nd year, NACE | CARS 2014 features numerous opportunities for technical training, business and management education, demonstrations, networking, and technology showcases for stakeholders, owners, managers and technicians in the collision and service repair industries.
Additionally, all NACE | CARS participants are encouraged to book their hotel reservations at their earliest convenience, as the rooms are filling fast. Attendees and exhibitors can review the hotels within the official housing block and reserve their rooms online through this link or by calling (800) 221-3531 Monday â€“ Friday from 9 a.m. â€“ 7 p.m. ET