By CRM Staff
Toronto, Ontario -- March 15, 2019 -- In celebration of its 30 anniversary, CARSTAR will host the CARSTAR Acceleration 2019 Conference from July 10 to 12 at the Hilton in Chicago.
The conference will gather North American franchise partners, vendors, insurance carriers and industry leaders for a weekend packed with informative presentations and networking events.
CARSTAR Acceleration 2019 will kick off with a unique “Soul Stroll” walk for cystic fibrosis on Wednesday morning, followed by opening ceremonies in the afternoon. The night will conclude with an evening event at Wrigley Field where attendees will have the opportunity to take simulated batting practice, throw pitches and tour the ivy confines.
CARSTAR will continue to accelerate its growth mission with two days of programs on strategic planning, financial management, marketing initiatives, operational improvements, technical education sessions, panel discussions, motivational speakers, insurance breakout sessions, a vendor expo and a special panel on the automotive aftermarket. CARSTAR Acceleration 2019 will close Friday night with the annual CARSTAR dinner and awards gala.
Special guests and speakers include:
- Jay Baer, founder of Convince & Convert Consulting
- Sean Carey, SCG Management Consultants LLC
- Jason Verlen, SVP of Product Strategy & Product Management, CCC
“CARTSTAR Acceleration 2019 will accelerate our growth plans as franchise partners, business leaders, vendors and insurance carriers all come together to help drive the collective industry forward,” said Michael Macaluso, president of CARSTAR. “This premier MSO event of the year, with an incredible lineup of speakers, educational events and networking opportunities, is exclusive to the CARSTAR franchise partners. It is a tremendous resource we share with our CARSTAR family, and a powerful tool to help them drive profitability, grow their business and improve their operations.”