Summit Solutions: GFS to host virtual Auto Refinish Summit

Toronto, Ontario – Shop owners and consumers will have yet another opportunity to network and learn about the latest industry news this fall at Global Finishing Solutions’ virtual Auto Refinish Summit.

Slated for Oct. 26-30, a variety of events–from a virtual car show to product demonstrations–are currently on the schedule for attendees to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes:

  • Virtual car show: By submitting photos of a cool car, customers will be eligible to win awesome prizes — to be awarded by industry celebrities. To enter a car in one of six categories, submit three photos of the car from three different angles at The submission deadline is Oct. 16.
  • Virtual happy hours: Participate in discussions with our finishing equipment experts about a variety of topics aimed at increasing a shop’s efficiency, productivity and profitability
  • Product demonstrations: Get a live look at GFS products in action, including REVO Accelerated Curing Systems and Side-Load Finishing Systems
  • Giveaways: During and leading up to this event, we will be giving away swag bags featuring branded items from GFS and industry celebrities

In addition, the event will also be playing host to a number of industry celebrities:

  • Molly and Steve Gursky: Owners of Driven Restorations, a classic car restoration shop in Randolph, Wisconsin. Molly has worked on two nationwide all-women’s builds, while Steve has countless classic car restorations to his name.
  • Dave Kindig: Owner of Kindig-It Design, a custom car fabrication shop in Salt Lake City. Kindig has been featured in MotorTrend’s “Bitchin’ Rides,” along with popular shop foreman Kevin “KevDogg” Schiele. Kindig has also developed a custom, solvent-based paint colour line with AzkoNobel, Modern Classikk.
  • Mike and Jim Ring: Co-founders of Ringbrothers, an auto body shop in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Ringbrothers is one of the country’s premier custom car builders, with a focus on American muscle cars and Italian sports cars.
  • Greg and Leah Stelse: Owners of Greg’s Speed Shop, a car restoration shop in Waupaca, Wisconsin. The sprawling facility features a vintage clothing store, old-time soda bar, 1940s Texaco gas station replica, indoor movie theatre, pin-up model photography studio and parts store.
  • Mark Worman: Creator of MotorTrend’s “Graveyard Carz.” Produced on location in Springfield, Oregon, the reality TV show spotlights the restoration of late 1960s/early 1970s Mopar muscle cars.

Registration for the event can be found here.

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