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Smithfield, RI — The 2020 Annual Meeting & Trade show of the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) will be held April 28-May 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach located in Newport Beach, CA. The event is a gathering of aftermarket parts manufacturers, distributors, insurance industry executives, and collision repair companies. In addition to the ABPA’s Read more…


The ABPA convention is a busy time for attendees between the content and the entertainment. With this annual gathering of members, the ABPA holds its annual Board elections, awards presentation and makes the announcement for the next year’s convention. ABPA Board Elections This year, many seats were available with five board members up for re-election. Full ABPA Read more…


Houston, TX – After an amazing week in sunny Fort Lauderdale, the 39th 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 4/30 Early attendees took advantage of the sunny weather in Fort Lauderdale (as compared to Read more…


With today being the first day of the Spring equinox, this means that the 2019 ABPA Convention is almost here! There is still time to register for the convention, but time is running out to secure the ABPA rate at the host property, the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. For the special ABPA rate of $195, attendees Read more…


Each year, the ABPA is proud to team up with the National Auto Body Council (NABC), Caliber Collision, and Geico 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 car through the program. This year at ABPA Read more…


Ever think of becoming an ABPA Board member or know someone who may want to serve? Your opportunity is now! During the 2019 ABPA Convention in Fort Lauderdale, we will be conducting Board elections during the late morning session on Thursday, 5/2. Should you choose to run, you will have the opportunity to address the membership on Read more…


Each year, the ABPA relies on its sponsors to ensure that the convention is a success. While all sponsors are important, we would like to give special recognition to the Platinum Sponsors of the 2019 ABPA Convention in Fort Lauderdale! CAPA/Intertek www.capacertified.org | www.intertek.com NSF International www.nsfautomotive.com TYC/Genera www.genera.com For a complete list of sponsors of the Read more…


Considering attending the 2019 ABPA Convention in Ft. Lauderdale? Register now! The full schedule and agenda are now live on our website. Major industry issues will be discussed including tariffs, ADAS technologies, U.S. customs, insurance updates and legislative updates. In addition, we will be bringing back our educational breakout sessions with presentations from CAPA, NSF, PartsTrader and Read more…


The ABPA is pleased to announce that Daniel Morris of Dentons will address the audience during the Friday, 5/3 business session at the ABPA Fort Lauderdale Convention! Daniel’s presentation, “One Year In: Navigating the Rough Seas of a New Tariff and Trade Policy”, will focus on trade and tariffs and how they impact U.S. importers. Daniel is Read more…


Have you booked your registration package for ABPA Fort Lauderdale? If not, the time to do so is now! Early bird pricing is in effect now and expires on 2/16. Register soon to take advantage of these special savings. Why attend the ABPA Convention in Fort Lauderdale? This is the best opportunity for collision part professionals to Read more…

Sponsors

Partslink Numbering System
Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) / Intertek
TYC/Genera
DEPO Group / Maxzone Auto Parts
Automotive Manufacturers Equipment Compliance Agency, Inc. (AMECA)

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