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Refinish Distributors Alliance wraps Fall IMPACT Performance Conference in Kansas City

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 06:00
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RDA Members, Manufacturer Partners, and valued Guests gathered for the 2019 RDA IMPACT Fall Performance Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel at the Plaza in downtown Kansas City. The theme of the meeting was Grow Your Business and this three day event was a great success! 

The meeting kicked off at the College Basketball Experience also known as the College Basketball Hall of Fame followed by team activities and a welcome reception and dinner. The next two days included excellent presentations from RDA Manufacturer Partners and break out discussions between Members and Manufacturers on relevant topics that covered; What Body Shops need from their Distributor, What Distributors need from Suppliers and What Suppliers need from Distributors.

Executive Director Robert McKenzie Jr. said, “The objective of our meeting was to provide valuable information and resources from our manufacturer partners and break out discussions that will help each member grow and improve their business. The feedback we receive from Members and Manufacturers confirms how valuable these conferences are to all attendees. We would like to thank all of our manufacturer partners who sponsored this event making it such a success.” 

RDA/IMPACT is the largest national group of independent refinish distributors dedicated to providing quality services and products to their collision shops.  RDA has 19 members, representing over 400 locations. Members service over 5000 collision centers throughout the United States. We represent a cross-section of all major refinish brands and do over $500 million in sales as a group, comprising around 18% of the refinish business nationwide.  

Those interested in joining RDA/IMPACT should contact Robert McKenzie, Jr. directly at                 731-217-9081 or via email at

For more information on RDA/IMPACT visit their web site at  or contact Melisa Jolls at 908-251-5713 or email:

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