All Hands on Deck: AIA releases agenda for next week’s AGM

Toronto, Ontario — A week out from its Annual General Meeting, the Automotive Industry Association of Canada (AIA) has released the agenda for the event where some of the top names in collision repair will share ideas for the coming year. As usual, the meeting will cover the appointment of the auditors for 2021, as […]

DREAM this Weekend: Virtual Dent Repair Exposition scheduled for Saturday

Toronto, Ontario — The industry’s first-ever virtual Dent Repair Expo and More (DREAM) is scheduled for this Saturday, April 17. The event will begin at 9:50 a.m. ET (8:50 a.m. CT) and features more than 22 speakers, according to the DREAM website. DREAM was created by Dave Streen and Don Kavanagh as a way to […]

NASTF Notes: Organization to host webinar on security-related procedures

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— On April 20th, the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) will host a training webinar for Canadian technicians who routinely encounter security-related procedures in the course of their repairs.  The webinar will focus on NASTF’s Vehicle Security Professional (VSP) program and how it specifically serves Canadian shops. NASTF is also interested in […]

OARA Online: Organization to host weekly training series starting tomorrow

Toronto, Ontario — As we charge through the second-straight March without the regularly-scheduled Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) Convention and Trade Show, the organization has unveiled some exciting virtual training opportunities, with festivities kicking off next Thursday, March 25. The OARA Virtual Training Series will bring industry experts to your desktop (or phone or iPad) via […]

Lordco Annual Tradeshow set for April 1-30, online

One of Lordco Parts’ facilities in Cache Creek, British Columbia. Lordco has put forth a $25,000 contribution to the Canadian Red Cross and another $10,000 to the Emergency Operations Centre.

Toronto, Ontario – Lordco Auto Parts has announced that it’s thirty-first Annual Tradeshow is a go for this April. Taking advantage of an online platform for the second year in a row, the Lordco Annual Tradeshow is set to take place over the course of the entire month of April. “We want participants to enjoy […]

Best of Both: Automechanika New Delhi is officially on for April 21-25 in hybrid format

New Delhi, India – Once again proving that the international automotive industry will not slow down for anything, Messe Frankfurt India and Auto Component Manufacturers of India (ACMA) have announced that Automechanika New Delhi is officially on for this year, in a brand new hybrid format. On the calendar for April 21-25, 2021, Automechanika New […]

New NorthEast Dates: 2021 event will take place Sept. 2021

Neptune, New Jersey — The 2021 Northeast® Automotive Services Show has been rescheduled to take place Sept. 10-12, 2021 at the Meadowlands Exposition Centre (MEC) in Secaucus, NJ, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) announced this week.  NORTHEAST is an event tailored specifically to fit the needs of today’s professionals representing […]

Motorama Mayhem: Toronto’s custom car and motorsports expo

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Hundreds gathered Mississauga, Ont.’s International Centre on Friday and Saturday for the sixth annual Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo, which saw plenty of custom builds, classic masterpieces and celebrity guests mingle on the show floor. The show went on Friday and Saturday despite several conference cancellations due to ongoing concerns about […]

Business and tech come together at CIECA Symposium

By Stacey Phillips Toronto, Ontario — September 27, 2018 — At the tenth annual CIECA Symposium this year, various members of the collision repair community gathered to network and gain more insight about the technical, and business aspect of the industry. The event which took place in September gathered a variety of attendees including: repairers, […]