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The ABPA is pleased to announce that acclaimed industry veteran, Greg Horn of PartsTrader, will be addressing the ABPA Convention in Nashville this September. In his new role at PartsTrader, Greg will discuss “Collision Industry Trends” and will be speaking to attendees during the Thursday session. “We are fortunate to have Greg speak at ABPA Nashville as Read more…


The ABPA is pleased to announce that Peter Quinter of GrayRobinson, P.A. is back and will once again address the audience during the upcoming ABPA Nashville Convention! Peter’s presentation was well received in 2019 during the Fort Lauderdale convention. In Nashville, he will provide industry updates with a focus on Customs Border Protection (CBP) detentions and seizures Read more…


Smithfield, RI — The 2021 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held September 21-24, 2021 at the Renaissance Hotel located in Nashville, TN. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s organizational business meetings, the Read more…


To preserve the health and safety of our attendees, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be postponing our Spring 2021 conference in Nashville, TN until the Fall of 2021. An announcement will be made in the near future with the new dates. We will be remaining at the same hotel (Nashville Renaissance) and will provide an Read more…


Out of concern for the safety of our attendees, we are regrettably cancelling our 2020 ABPA Newport Beach Convention. When we rescheduled to September earlier in the year, we thought that we would be safe. Unfortunately, with the recent uptick in cases and with California further restricting group gatherings, it simply did not make sense. Refunds for Read more…


The ABPA is pleased to announce that Greg Horn of PartsTrader will be presenting to ABPA Convention attendees on Wednesday, 9/23! Greg has addressed ABPA attendees in the recent past and his latest presentation, “Collision Industry Trends” is not to be missed! Greg is the new Chief Innovation Officer at PartsTrader and will have a hand in Read more…


As many of you know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) was forced to postpone our late April 2020 meeting in Newport Beach, CA. Thankfully, we were able to work it out with the site hotel, the Hyatt Regency and have the 2020 ABPA Newport Beach convention rescheduled to 9/21-9/24, 2020. As Read more…


To preserve the health and safety of our attendees, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be postponing our Spring conference in Newport Beach, CA until the week of September 21, 2020. We will be remaining at the same hotel (Hyatt Regency Newport Beach) and will provide an updated convention schedule as soon as possible. Visit the Read more…


Considering attending the 2020 ABPA Convention in Newport Beach? Register now! The full schedule and agenda are now live on our website. Major industry issues will be discussed including US Customs, counterfeit products, telematics/vehicle data, and legislative updates. In addition, we will be bringing back our educational breakout sessions with presentations from CAPA, Partslink and APU Solutions. Read more…


Ever think of becoming an ABPA Board member or know someone who may want to serve? Your opportunity is now! During the 2020 ABPA Convention in Newport Beach, we will be conducting Board elections during the late morning session on Thursday, 4/30. One seat will be open. Should you choose to run, you will have the opportunity Read more…

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