Registration Open for 2022 Paint, Body, Equipment Specialists Conference

March 16, 2022
By Camille Sheehan

BETHESDA, Md. – March 16, 2022 – The Auto Care Association's Paint, Body, and Equipment Specialists (PBES) community today announced registration is open for its 2022 PBES Conference. The conference will take place May 17-18, 2022 in Orlando, Fla., at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. This year’s PBES Conference is part of Auto Care Connect, the Auto Care Association's largest industry gathering that brings together four conferences in one location to maximize networking, collaboration and educational opportunities for enhanced industry connections.

The annual PBES Conference brings together the leaders of the automotive aftermarket paint, body and equipment industry for a conference focusing on education, networking and exposure to industry products and services in its Innovation Fair. All PBES Conference attendees are also granted access to the Auto Care Connect Industry Reception on Wednesday, May 18, from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., which will bring together industry professionals from across the auto care supply chain for an evening of networking and reconnecting with peers.

Highlights from the 2022 PBES Conference will include:

  • PBES industry roundtable discussions;
  • Welcome reception;
  • PBES general session;
  • PBES luncheon;
  • PBES reception;
  • Innovation Fair; and more.

Innovation Fair
PBES vendors and solution providers have the opportunity to showcase their company's products and services by securing a table top for the PBES Innovation Fair. The Innovation Fair is held in conjunction with the majority of PBES Conference networking events and allows for attendees to connect and engage with service providers to explore business solutions and enhancements.

Industry Roundtable Discussions
These open dialogues provide PBES Conference attendees the opportunity to join industry-leading distributors, manufacturers, WDs and manufacturers' reps to share knowledge and ideas that will impact future business and industry success.

Discounted Rates
Receive an early-bird discount on the PBES Conference registration rate by registering by Sunday, April, 17, 2022. The deadline to reserve a room at the Hyatt Regency Orlando at the discounted group rate is Friday, April 15, 2022. Please note, rooms are limited and subject to availability.

Sponsorship Opportunities
A limited number of sponsorship opportunities are currently available for the 2022 PBES Conference.

Register for the 2022 PBES Conference on the PBES community webpage. More information, including the conference schedule, Innovation Fair details and sponsorship opportunities can be found here.