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Randy Hanson Claim Director, Plan & Change Allstate Insurance Thursday, April 23 11:20 am – 12:00 pm Insurance and the Aftermarket – The Allstate Story Randy will help make sense of the new cycle of change as the insurance, repair and related industries are on a collision course with innovation and technology advancements that will significantly transform Read more…


Brandon Eckenrode Director of Development Collision Repair Education Foundation Friday, April 24 10-10:15 am High school and college collision school programs across the country are in need of the industry’s support and guidance to ensure that the students graduating from these programs have the best technical education possible to allow them to be productive and efficient entry-level Read more…


Robert Passmore, CPCU Assistant Vice President Personal Lines Policy PCI – Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Thursday, April 23 9:45 – 10:25 am Bob will be providing an overview of legislative and regulatory issues related to insurance and collision repair, with an emphasis on parts issues. He will also cover the broader topic of collision repair Read more…


Want to know what’s going on at the upcoming ABPA Annual Business Meeting and Trade Fair in Chicago on April 21 -24? There’s an app for that! Attendees can access complete information about the convention schedule, venue, travel and transportation and speakers through an app called ENCORE by Cumulus. Simply visit http://cumulus.encore-us.com and enter the event ID: Read more…


Chicago-based CCC Information Services is welcoming ABPA Annual Meeting attendees to the Windy City with an “after hours” cocktail reception on Thursday evening, April 23, immediately following the ABPA gala dinner. The party will be held at the rooftop drumBAR at the Raffaello Hotel, at 201 E. Delaware Ave., just one block south of the Drake Hotel. Read more…


The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) has released the program for its 2015 Annual Business Meeting and Trade Fair, which will be held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago from April 21 -24. ABPA Chicago Program The Drake Hotel is offering special convention rate of $199 per night plus tax for those registering by March 31. You can Read more…


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…

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