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Source: Chasidy Rae Sisk, Autobody News On April 24-27, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) hosted its 2018 Annual Meeting and Convention at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA. According to Edward T. Salamy, executive director of ABPA, “The event went extremely well and exceeded our expectations. Attendance was at an all-time Read more…


San Diego, CA – The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is pleased to announce the location for the 2019 Annual Convention! The 39th ABPA Convention will be held in Fort Lauderdale Florida at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort from April 30, 2019 – May 3, 2019. This is a beautiful beachside property located right in the Read more…


San Diego, CA – The Annual ABPA Awards ceremony was performed during the San Diego Convention. Each year, ABPA leadership makes the difficult decisions in choosing the recipients of the awards. A complete listing of the 2018 award winners is below along with the description of their award. Congratulations to the winners! CHAIRMAN’S AWARD: Selected as the Read more…


By Ed Salamy, ABPA Executive Director San Diego, CA – After an amazing week in sunny San Diego, the 38th Annual ABPA Convention is complete! With the highest attendance and participation in recent memory, this was the best ABPA event in years. Here are some of the highlights: Tuesday 4/24 Early bird attendees flew into San Diego Read more…


Source: Diane Bell, The San Diego Union-Tribune “I thought it was a prank,” said Robert Iaulualo of Chula Vista. “I was in shock. I even teared up a bit.” The Marine Corps Recruit Depot communications administrator had received an unexpected call announcing that a free car was headed his way. The timing was great — Iaulualo had Read more…


SAN DIEGO, CA – Robert Iaulualo, a disabled local Marine Corps veteran and dedicated father, who had relied on a failing, 200,000+ mileage vehicle to commute every weekend to see his daughter in Los Angeles, will be presented with keys to a practically brand-new car as a thank you for his service from a group of local Read more…


Have you made your hotel reservation for the ABPA Convention in San Diego? If not, do so today! The final date for the ABPA discounted room block at the San Diego Hilton Resort and Spa is 3/29/2018. The block is getting full, but there are still some rooms left! To make your hotel reservation, visit the hotel’s Read more…


Each year at the annual ABPA convention, we strive to update our members on the latest industry topics. This includes the educational breakout sessions which occur on the afternoon of Thursday, 4/26 after the first business session in San Diego. The classes below are just a sample of what we have to offer. More information to come Read more…


As you may have heard, the 2018 ABPA Annual Convention and Trade Show is being held in sunny San Diego, April 25-27, 2018. Consider sponsorship for this event! As a sponsor, you would gain tremendous exposure, as this will be a gathering of the industry’s most influential leaders, and presents an outstanding opportunity to make valuable connections. Read more…


Today we are announcing the first confirmed speakers for the upcoming 2018 ABPA Convention in San Diego – George Avery and Steve Fodor. George Avery is available to speak on a variety topics, but his talk, “Anyone can give good customer service… when you feel like it” is the most popular with those who face customers every Read more…

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