‘Most Ambitious’ Yet: SAAR shares sponsorship details for 2022 Fall Conference

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — The Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) says it’s preparing for its “biggest and most ambitious” Fall Conference ever, to be held at the Dakota Dunes golf resort from September 22nd to September 24th, 2022. The festivities kick off on Thursday, Sept. 22 with a shot-gun start golf tournament at noon. SAAR […]

Party in the Prairies: Tickets available for 2022 SAAR Fall Conference

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Calling all, far and near, 2022 SAAR Fall Conference tickets are here. Set to run over three days and jam-packed with some of the biggest names in the North American collision repair industry, the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers are all geared up for what they are considering their most ambitious conference […]

SAAR Your Engines: Spring Conference and AGM this weekend

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan — A weekend to remember is about to unfold as the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) preps to host its annual Spring Conference and Annual General Meeting this weekend. Kicking off with a gathering at the local pub Bobby’s Place, SAAR’s Spring event will operate under a “come and go” format […]

Peaks in the Prairies: SGI sees increased claims volumes

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) is working through a period of increased claims volumes thanks to an active storm season in the Prairies. According to an email distributed by the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR), the claims volumes over the last six-to-eight weeks have been above average. “Although the claim operations team […]

SAAR goes to the spa: Tickets on sale for 2022 SAAR Spring Conference

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan — Tickets are on sale for the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers’ (SAAR) 2022 Spring Conference, set for the second week of March in Moose Jaw. Set to kick off on the morning of March 12, attendees of this year’s annual general meeting can expect to hear from influential auto industry names […]

Glass Half Full: Canadians steal the stage during Dave Luehr Positivity Summit

Nashville, Tennessee ⁠— Dave Luehr’s Elite Bodyshop Solutions held its third annual Positivity Summit on Friday, which featured a stellar lineup of speakers⁠ that included some of Canada’s most beloved collision repairers. From 10 a.m. through 4 p.m., Dave Luehr and Ryan Taylor treated more than 200 Positivity Summit attendees to insightful conversations with over […]

Help with Hail: SGI hosting hail forum this Wednesday

Regina, Saskatchewan — Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) will be hosting a virtual forum for facilities affected by the August 31/September 1 hail storm that impacted Assiniboia, Moose Jaw, Regina and Yorkton. The forum will take place here, virtually, beginning at 3 p.m. CT. The insurer said both bodyshops and paintless dent repair (PDR) companies are […]

Meet Me in Moose Jaw: SAAR to host in-person spring AGM

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan ⁠— The Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) has announced its plan to host an in-person annual general meeting on March 11 and 12, 2022 at the Temple Gardens Hotel and Spa in Moose Jaw. “We had lots of people requesting we go back to the ‘Oasis of the Prairies’,” wrote Tom […]

So Far, SAAR Good: SAAR Fall Conference draws 200+ attendees to Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Gone as quickly as it came, the 2021 SAAR Fall Conference is officially in the books as the hottest ticket in the prairies drew in more than 200 attendees at its peak, this past weekend. As per tradition, SAAR kicked off the fall conference with a golf tournament comprised of 72 attendees, […]

Hottest Ticket in ‘Toon: SAAR Fall Conference golf tournament sold out

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — The SAAR Fall Conference is just under one week out and the golf tournament just sold out of its last ticket—but luckily Dave Luehr and many other industry guests will be there to find other ways to spark your competitive edge. On Friday morning, industry icon Dave Luehr will lead a discussion […]