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By Ed Salamy, Executive Director and Karen Fierst While most of the U.S. suffered under a prolonged cold spell in mid-January, collision industry leaders gathered in warm temperatures and under blue skies at the annual Collision Industry Conference (CIC) in Palm Springs, California on January 15-17. As usual during CIC Week there were a multitude of activities. Read more…


Leaders of the automotive parts industry are planning to meet at the Drake Hotel in Chicago from April 21 to 24 at the ABPA Annual Business Meeting and Trade Fair. Will you be there? Registration is now open for this important event, whose theme is “Continued Growth and Meeting the Challenges Ahead”. Edward Salamy, Executive Director of Read more…


The “City of Big Shoulders” will host the 2015 ABPA Convention on April 21-24, as the industry’s most progressive leaders and decision makers gather at the historic Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL. This is a great opportunity for suppliers and vendors to discuss the most important issues facing our industry, and to make connections with customers and potential Read more…


Las Vegas, Nevada was once again the location for this year’s SEMA / AAPEX show. There are few industry events where ABPA members can meet with their piers, insurers, body shop leaders, and the manufacturers. Every year many ABPA members make this annual trek to the desert to meet with business colleagues and vendors, and to have some Read more…


The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is pleased to announce that the 2015 Annual Business Meeting and Trade Fair will be held in beautiful downtown Chicago, Illinois from April 21-24, 2015. The venue for the event will be the historic Drake Hotel located on top of the Magnificent Mile within downtown Chicago. Since the roaring 1920s, no Read more…

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