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Registration Opens for CIECA CONNEX 2020 Conference


Insightful Speakers, Networking Opportunities, National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides® Gifting & Hendrick Motorsports Tour

Sanford, NC — CIECA announced that its 12th annual conference, CONNEX 2020, will be held this year in Charlotte, NC, September 14-16. The event will include a full lineup of business and technical speakers, networking opportunities and a vehicle gifting as part of the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides® program. One of the highlights of the event will be a tour of Hendrick Motorsports.

All industry stakeholders, including CIECA members, non-members, OEMs, repairers, insurers, information providers, car rental companies, recyclers, and new entrants to the collision ecosystem, are invited to attend.

“CIECA CONNEX 2020 is a perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge of the issues challenging our industry,” said Ed Weidmann, CIECA’s executive director. “Standardized communication provides the ability to streamline interaction among companies. CONNEX is an excellent forum to learn about data standards, new business practices and the technical knowledge needed to streamline business workflows and compete in today’s challenging and ever-changing marketplace.”

For information about early-bird registration and discounted room rates, visit the CIECA website. Read details about sponsorship opportunities.

About CIECA

CIECA (Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association) 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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