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Alert: The ABPA will be postponing our Spring conference in Newport Beach, CA until the week of September 21, 2020. Click here for details.

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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…


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 2020 ABPA Convention in Newport Beach! CAPA/Intertek www.capacertified.org | www.intertek.com Partslink www.partslink.org TYC/Genera www.genera.com For a complete list of sponsors of the 2020 Read more…


Paul Fiore, Senior Director of Government Affairs at Auto Care Association, will update ABPA convention attendees on the ongoing telematics and vehicle data issue and why it is important for ABPA members. This presentation will take place during the Thursday, 4/30/2020 business session at the 2020 ABPA Newport Beach convention. The Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice™ Read more…


Have you booked your registration package for ABPA Newport beach? If not, the time to do so is now! Early bird pricing is in effect now and expires on 2/7. Register soon to take advantage of these special savings. Why attend the ABPA Convention in Newport Beach? This is the best opportunity for collision part professionals to Read more…


With the 2020 ABPA Convention fast approaching, make sure that you set aside time to explore the beautiful Newport Beach area! With the ABPA site hotel, the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach being in the center of the action, the list of activities is nearly endless. During your downtime at the ABPA convention, delight in all the attractions Read more…


With late April fast approaching, the anticipation for the 2020 ABPA is building fast! In addition to education and valuable industry-related content, the ABPA Convention is known for its fun activities! Once again, golfers will have something to look forward to with the golf event being held at the beautiful Strawberry Farms Golf Course on Wednesday, 4/29/20. Read more…

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