A view of the floor at the most recent Automechanika Chicago. Now combined with NACE, the 2017 show promises to be bigger and better than ever.

By Mike Davey

Chicago, Illinois -- March 6, 2017 -- The very first combined NACE Automechanika event will take place July 26 to 29, 2017. Collision Repair magazine is the exclusive Canadian media partner for NACE Automechanika 2017. We’ll be bringing you special previews of the show on collisionrepairmag.com and in the next issue of Collision Repair magazine! Even better, we’d like to make sure you get some free mechanical training at NACE Automechanika, taking place at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois.

“This is a really incredible opportunity for repairers to access training at no cost for their mechanical technicians,” says Darryl Simmons, Publisher of Collision Repair magazine. “By registering for NACE Automechanika through us, you not only get access to what promises to be the biggest and best collision repair event of the year, you will also receive completely free education on some of the hottest topics.”

With more than 600 exhibiting companies and 10,000 attendees, NACE Automechanika 2017 is set to lead the industry in a showcase of the latest technology covering the entire spectrum of the automotive aftermarket industry.

NACE Automechanika 2017 will be the largest North American trade show for automotive technicians and shop owners focused on high-end technical training and management, while showcasing the newest tools, equipment and products in the market.

Messe Frankfurt, producer of Automechanika, the leading international brand of automotive trade shows has joined forces with UBM, the largest US tradeshow organizer, to create this extraordinary event along with NACE show management.

“The explosion of new technology in today’s vehicles means technicians must keep pace,” says Jim Savas, GM and VP of the UBM Automotive Group. “NACE Automechanika 2017 will be the venue for shop-level training in North America. We’re extremely pleased to have Collision Repair magazine onboard as our exclusive Canadian media partner.

Training topics covered at NACE Automechanika 2017 will range from analysis of fuel trim corrections for drivability to social media for shops. The courses offered reflect current trends as well as showcase new techniques and processes to make business more efficient. Widely recognized industry experts leading these courses include Vin Waterhouse, John Thornton, Bob Greenwood, G. Jerry Truglia, Bernie Thompson, Wayne Colonna and Matt Fanslow, plus experts from leading suppliers.

"The best trainers in the industry are on board to lead this event," said Pete Meier, Technical Editor and Director of Training for Motor Age and the UBM Americas Automotive Group. "Nowhere will you find a better line up of trainers, or selection of training topics that offer something for everyone in today's shops and stores. They will be able to hone their current skills and add new ones by attending NACE Automechanika."

NACE Automechanika attendees also will be able to experience the latest technology, test equipment and discover advanced applications with live, interactive demonstrations. For the 2017 event, the show schedule has been adjusted to limit conflicts between exposition hours and training sessions.

To receive your coupon code to access free training, please register for NACE Automechanika 2017 using the form below.

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For any issues receiving your free promotion code, please contact mike@mediamatters.ca.

 

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