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CIECA Announces Webinar on Claims and the Collision Repair Market in 2020 and Beyond


Sanford, NC — CIECA announced its next CIECAst webinar: “It’s 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?

The webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11 am CST and feature Sean Carey, president of SCG Management Consultants.

During the one-hour live broadcast, Carey will talk about where claims and the collision repair market are heading over the next 12 months and beyond. In addition to sharing insight about what to expect, Carey will also discuss how to best prepare based on industry segment: independent shop, MSO, insurer, OEM or supply chain provider. In addition, he will look beyond the horizon and give a long-term view of the market.

Sean Carey

Carey has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. A mechanical engineer by trade, he worked at one of the largest parts distribution companies in the United Kingdom. He then joined Nissan at its London headquarters where he created and managed its certified collision repair program. After moving to the United States in 1995, Carey established Carter & Carter International and then joined Fix Auto where he was jointly responsible for the spin-off of CynCast, an automotive claims and collision repair IT company.

In 2009, Carey established SCG Management Consultants LLC. Since then, he has consulted with all sectors of the automotive claims industry. Over the past five years, he has become a regular speaker at industry conferences on the subject of telematics and the potential impact it will have on the claims and collision market.

To register for the CIECAst, click here.

Following the CIECAst webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to take a short quiz to earn credit toward a professional designation from the Automotive Management Institute (AMi).

About CIECA

CIECA develops electronic standards, codes and standard messages and provides implementation guides to make the industry more efficient. All standards are developed by members. CIECA membership is open to the collision repair and property restoration industries, and related segments: repairers, insurers, OEMs, parts and material suppliers, information and software providers, car rental companies, towing companies, salvage and recycled parts providers, auto glass replacement facilities, subrogation providers, general service providers and property restoration providers. CIECA’s goals are to deliver benefits to all participants through reduced development and support costs, lower cost of implementation, reduced barrier to entry and faster development times.

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