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Thinking about heading to the 2023 ABPA Nashville Convention? The time to book is NOW with early bird registration packages available for a limited time and special hotel rates now available! Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the DoubleTree is next to Printer’s Alley and a five-minute walk from Broadway’s row of bars and honky-tonks. The Read more…


Dear ABPA Members, Our industry needs your help! Please consider telling your members of Congress to support bipartisan right to repair legislation. Over the past 20 years, automakers have been increasingly using unfair and restrictive tactics that threaten our ability to offer collision repair parts to America’s drivers – unfairly edging companies like ours out of what Read more…


The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) has long advocated for the rights of consumers who simply want to repair their vehicles as safely, efficiently, and economically as possible. While many are familiar with the Right to Repair movement in Massachusetts, repair shops in Maine are now making their voices heard with a similar movement of their own. Read more…


Thinking of advertising your business? Are you looking for a way to reach the major players and decision makers in the Collision Parts Industry? The time is now! Right now, there is a special opportunity for advertising on the ABPA website and the Body Language newsletter. This is an exclusive opportunity as we have only a limited Read more…


“Rich Rebuilds”, a prominent YouTube channel that focuses on automotive repair and general vehicle information, has come out with a new video on Monday where he comes out in support of the CAR Coalition and urges his 1.34 million subscribers to learn more about both the SMART Act and the REPAIR Act. Rich Benoit is a native Read more…


The ABPA is working with other associations in providing feedback from ABPA members to the National Shipper Advisory. We will be providing gathered feedback to Steve Hughes of HCS International who serves on the Federal Maritime Commission’s National Shipper Advisory Committee (NSAC). The NSAC provides information, insight, and expertise pertaining to conditions in the ocean freight delivery Read more…


Smithfield, RI – Now that Covid is somewhat behind us and people resume their normal routines, business travel is back for many including myself. I tend to try to visit ABPA members that reside in cities where I may be in town for a convention or trade show. Recently while visiting southern California for a quick trip, Read more…


Houston, TX – After an amazing week in sunny Newport Beach, the 42nd Annual ABPA Convention is complete! With great attendance and participation in our first post major post Covid meeting, this was the best ABPA event in years. Here are some of the highlights: Tuesday 5/3 Early attendees took advantage of the sunny weather in southern Read more…


Believe it or not, the 2022 ABPA Convention is almost here! There is still time to register for the convention, but this is the LAST CALL to secure the ABPA rate at the host property, the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. Deadline is next Monday, 4/11! The Hyatt Regency is in exclusive Newport Beach, CA with multiple options Read more…


This year, the ABPA is proud to team up with the National Auto Body Council (NABC), Mission Viejo Auto Collision, Auto Art Collision Specialists, Nationwide and Farmers Insurance in supporting the NABC Recycled Rides program. For those who regularly attend the ABPA convention, this is a tremendous event where a local family in need receives a donated Read more…

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