BETHESDA, Md. – March 13, 2018 – The Auto
Care Association today
announced it has opened registration for its 2018 Paint, Body and Equipment
Specialists (PBES) Conference. The two-and-a-half day conference will be held
on May 16-18 at the Fairmont Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.
The PBES Conference
is an annual educational event that brings together paint, body and equipment
industry leaders of the automotive aftermarket. The 2018 conference will focus
on the theme of “Leverage Disruption” and provide attendees with the latest
educational resources and insights on how to leverage disruption to expand
conference presenters include:
- Tim Clue,
award-winning writer, educator, and comic:
- “Comfort With
Discomfort: A Funny Thing” – Clue will use a blend of laughter, thought and
inspiration, to explore our aversion to discomfort and challenge us to leverage
- Dirk Beveridge, president
and CEO, Beveridge Consulting Group:
- “Innovate! How to
Create Relevancy in The Age of Disruption” – Beveridge will help explore The Innovative
Distributor™ framework, which provides practical lessons for creating transformative
and innovative change.
- Tom Brown,
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division:
- “Grow Your
Customer’s Wallet… Grow Your Own!” – In this session sponsored by 3M, Brown will
examine how to add substantial value to your customer’s operations while
increasing sales, loyalty and growth for your business.
In addition to the general educational sessions, this
year’s attendees will have the opportunity to participate in new hands-on
breakout sessions, engage in panel discussions with leading industry experts,
attend the Innovation Fair with premier industry partners showcasing the latest
business solutions and jobbers/distributors will have a chance to win an Apple
Watch Series 3 (with GPS and cellular capabilities).
To register for the 2018 PBES Conference, click here.
The deadline to register is April 20, 2018.
information about sponsorship opportunities at the conference, please click
For more information about the Auto Care Association’s
2018 PBES Conference and the full agenda, click
here, or contact Danielle King at firstname.lastname@example.org.