The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has opened online registration for its 2018 Annual Business Meeting, which will be held May 2-5 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort Hotel in Orlando.
All ASA members are invited to attend this year’s event. Information about the meeting, schedule of events and online registration are available at ASAshop.org/annualmeeting.
The event will feature the 2018 Celebration of Excellence and AMi Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 4. In addition, attendees can expect a full slate of AMi-approved seminars covering current and future trends in the industry led by popular trainers, Richard Flint, Bob Greenwood, Maylon Newton and Jeremy O’Neal.
A continental breakfast will kick off events Thursday, May 3, followed by an open Board of Directors meeting that all members are welcome to attend. An ASA Luncheon and AMi training sessions by Newton and Flint will round out the afternoon. In the evening, a Welcome Cocktail Reception will be sponsored by Federated Insurance.
On Friday, May 4, there will be additional AMi training sessions by Greenwood and O’Neal in the afternoon. In the evening, the Celebration of Excellence and AMi graduation will take place, followed by a cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres sponsored by Advance Auto Parts. The evening’s entertainment, with a can’t-miss Dessert Reception & Illumination Fireworks show at Epcot Center, will be sponsored by AutoZone.
The early bird attendee registration fee is $99.99 by March 2. The advanced registration fee is $149 by April 2. The fee includes: Thursday continental breakfast, open Board of Directors meeting, ASA Luncheon, all AMi-approved training, Welcome Cocktail Reception, Celebration of Excellence and AMi graduation and the Epcot Center Dessert Reception & Illumination Fireworks. Registered attendees may also purchase a guest pass for $50.
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Housing and transportation arrangements are the responsibility of attendees. A link to housing is available at ASAshop.org/annualmeeting.
The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA serves an international membership base that includes numerous affiliate, state and chapter groups from both the mechanical and collision repair segments of the automotive service industry.
ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services.