NACE | CARS 2014 provides the unique opportunity to visit with globally diverse suppliers and top manufacturers of the latest equipment, products, services and technology available in today's collision repair and mechanical service/repair market.
Below is a list of complimentary on-floor activities that took place at NACE | CARS 2013. Check back soon for updates on events for the 2014 event next summer!
The ASA Marketplace, launched online by the Automotive Service Association (ASA), houses convenient, money-saving offers for repair businesses, and provides one-stop shopping for ASA’s entire benefits portfolio for members.
NEW! The Business & Technology Pavilion was a special area on the CARS show floor with customer-driven products.
ASRW Car Show
NEW! The ASRW Car Show took place at this year’s event at the back of the show floor, and featured vintage cars and hot rods from the Blackjack Corvette Club.
NEW! ASRW Main Stage was located prominently on the expo floor with presentations showcasing a different industry speaker/important industry topic on the hour, every hour Thursday and Friday during the show. Click here
to view the schedule and speakers from 2013.
The I-CAR Technology Showcase featured clinics on the show floor. Each clinic focused on new technology and repair methods and was taught by an I-CAR instructor. Click here
for more information and to view the schedule.
Perfect Repair Challenge
NEW! ASRW hosted Glass Mechanix Solutions’ Perfect Repair Challenge this year – an event for all ASRW attendees. Attendees had access to hands-on repair training and coaching on the show floor; information and support in setting up their shops with insurance networks for processing windshield repair/glass claims; a free technician certification class; and unlimited support from the Glass Mechanix executive team. Click here
to view more information.
Scan Tool Demonstrations
The show floor featured live, hands-on scan tool demonstrations that took place Thursday, Oct. 17 and Friday, Oct. 18. Used daily in mechanical shops, scan tools are becoming increasingly important in collision repair. View the schedule
from the 2013 show.