Reminder: ARA accepting entries for annual Show and Shine contest through August 30

Toronto, Ontario — Entries are now being accepted for the Automotive Retailers Association’s (ARA) third annual Show and Shine contest.  The categories for this year’s car show are: antiques and vintage; ‘Best of Rods’; customs, classic and muscle cars; trucks; motorcycles and ‘Best in Show’ prize sponsored by BASF.  The event’s key sponsor, BASF, will […]

Knaus Coming to CONNEX: Chad Knaus, NASCARcChampion crew chief joins top industry speakers at annual CIECA CONNEX Conference

Charlotte, North Carolina — Chad Knaus, NASCAR champion crew chief and current vice president of competition for Hendrick Motorsports, will be a guest speaker during the upcoming CIECA CONNEX Conference.  The theme of this year’s in-person conference is “Racing to the Future: The Digital Transformation of the Collision Industry.” Presentations will focus on current and […]

Boots ‘n’ Breakfast: CARSTAR MK Group hosts three Calgary Stampede breakfast events

Calgary, Alberta — CARSTAR’s MK Auto Group helped Calgary Stampede attendees start their day right and kick off their daily activities for the ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ by hosting three breakfast events.  “The Calgary Stampede has become something our CARSTAR family looks forward to each year,” said Mark Kharfan, owner, MK Auto Group. “Hosting […]

Plea for Proposals: AAPEXedu 2021 program now accepting presentation proposals

Las Vegas, Nevada — Proposals are being accepted for the AAPEXedu 2021 program, which will include three on-site general education sessions and four pre-event general education webinars that explore the future of the automotive aftermarket.  Industry members may submit session proposals at: www.aapexshow.com/call-for-sessions/. Proposals are due by Friday, July 30, and sessions selected for the […]