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Events » 2022 ABPA Annual Meeting and Convention

The 42nd ABPA Annual Meeting and Convention will be held in Newport Beach, California at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach from May 3-6, 2022. After numerous site visits by the ABPA Convention Committee members, the Hyatt Regency was chosen for its ideal location, modern meeting space, and tremendous value for our attendees.

The ABPA Convention is the place to be to meet and network with the major players in our industry. In attendance will parts distributors, manufacturers, vendors and electronic information providers.

Mark your calendars now – we look forward to seeing you in Newport Beach!

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Registration

For those attending the convention in-person, registration is a two-step process. You will need to reserve your room at the Hyatt Regency, and then register for the Convention itself.

For those who will not be able to join us in-person in Newport Beach, we are also offering a “Virtual Registration” option. Virtual attendees will be able to view a live stream of the Thursday (5/5) business session which runs from 9AM-4PM PST. To participate in ABPA virtually, skip to Step 2 below and select the “Virtual Registration” option when you register.

Step 1: Hotel Reservation (in-person attendees only)

The Hyatt Regency is in exclusive Newport Beach, CA with multiple options for dining, golf and entertainment. The ABPA has secured a special rate of $199 per night which offers a tremendous value for attendees. Included in the $10 daily resort fee is unlimited business internet access in guest rooms, unlimited fitness center access, golf at Back Bay Golf Course, unlimited business center use, in-room bottled water (2 per day), complimentary bike rental, beach kit rental, outdoor games including water features at Oasis Pool, & bottomless kids souvenir cup.

To book your hotel room and get the discounted ABPA rate, click on the link below:

Link: Hotel Reservation

Step 2: Convention Registration (in-person or virtual)

The ABPA has partnered with Eventbrite to provide registration services for the 2022 Convention. Click the link below to get started.

Link: Convention Registration

We offer two in-person registration package options: Gold and Silver. The Gold package includes access to all sessions and meals throughout the entire Convention (Tuesday through Friday). The Silver package includes access to all sessions and meals on the last 2 days only (Thursday and Friday). If you are interested in bringing family members at a discounted rate, please contact the ABPA office directly at 800-323-5832.

The virtual registration package provides live access to the Thursday 5/5 business session which is scheduled to run from 9AM-4PM PST. Virtual attendees will be able to simultaneously view both the speaker PowerPoint presentations as well as a live camera view of the speakers.

Special Events

Annual ABPA Golf Event

Attention all ABPA Golfers! The Annual ABPA Golf Event is being held Wednesday, 5/4/2022 at the beautiful Strawberry Farms Golf Course located in nearby Irvine! Strawberry Farms Golf Course combines the rural beauty and tranquility of the surrounding area with the challenge of true championship golf. As the premier golf course in Southern California, Strawberry Farms is the preferred course among corporate groups and golf enthusiasts alike.

To register for golf, select the golf add-on ticket during the registration. For $95 you get green fees, transportation to/from the course, cart, breakfast and lunch. What a deal! Rental clubs are available for $75 each.

Schedule of Events

Tuesday 5/3/22

5-8PM Registration Opens (Pacific Foyer)

6-9PM Welcoming Reception (Pacific Room)

Wednesday 5/4/22

7:00AM Golfers depart (Lobby)

12-5PM Exhibitors Tabletop Setup (Plaza I/II Ballroom)

6PM Registration re-opens (Plaza Arbor Foyer)

6 -7PM Cocktail Reception (Plaza I/II Ballroom)

7-9PM Tradeshow and Reception Dinner (Plaza I/II Ballroom)

Thursday 5/5/22

7:30AM Registration re-opens (Plaza Arbor Foyer)

7:30-9AM Breakfast Buffet (Plaza I/II Ballroom)

9AM-5PM Business Sessions w/ keynote speakers (Plaza I/II Ballroom)

12-1PM Awards Lunch (Plaza Ballroom)

5:30 – 6PM NABC Vehicle Giveaway (Parking lot outside of meeting space)

6-7PM Cocktail Reception (Amphitheater)

8-10PM Dinner (Amphitheater)

Friday 5/6/22

7:30-8:30AM Breakfast (Plaza I/II Ballroom)

Sponsors

Several levels of support are available. See the Tabletop and Sponsorship Application section below for details. All sponsors will get their name, website link, and logo (depending on the support level) added to this page!

Tabletop and Sponsorship Application

Sponsorship opportunities for the 2022 ABPA Convention are available! As an ABPA sponsor, you will receive the highest rated industry exposure for your business. In addition, you will be supporting the Association and making the 2022 Convention a success for all attendees. For sponsorship information, click the link below:

PDF: Tabletop and Sponsorship Application

Advocacy

ABPA Partners

The ABPA is proud to be a partner and support the advocacy efforts of:

My Parts Choice
CAR Coalition

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