PBES 2017 Conference Dates Announced

Posted by Auto Care News on November 14, 2016

BETHESDA, MD – November 16, 2016 – The Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists (PBES) segment community of the Auto Care Association announced today initial planning details for the 2017 PBES Spring Conference, to take place May 16-18, 2017 in Chicago, Ill. at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.   

“Innovate to Dominate” is the theme for the annual conference, providing unique opportunities for individuals and companies in all facets of the PBE industry to network and access educational resources.

“Speakers are encouraged to challenge the norm in business process thinking in an effort to generate improvements,” said Keith Bell, U.S. sales manager-east, AkzoNobel, and chairman, PBES Committee. “The conference will focus on building networking opportunities and speakers will be guided to tackle the need for businesses to bring critical thinking regarding innovation to all facets of the business process.”

For more information, contact Paul Fiore at paul.fiore@autocare.org or 301-666-6664.

About PBES
The PBES segment community is composed of business owners and executives representing the paint, body and equipment industry’s leading jobbers, warehouse distributors, manufacturers, business services, major program groups and manufacturers’ representatives. For more information, contact Paul Fiore at paul.fiore@autocare.org, or call 301-654-6664.

About the Auto Care Association
Based in Bethesda, Md., the Auto Care Association has nearly 3,000 member companies that represent some 150,000 independent automotive businesses that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service and repair. Visit www.autocare.org.