BETHESDA, Md. – March 19, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today
announced registration is now open for its 2019 Paint, Body and Equipment
Specialists (PBES) Conference. The two-and-a-half day event will be held May 15-17
in San Diego, Calif. at the Hard Rock Hotel. The PBES Conference is an annual education
event that brings together the leaders of the automotive aftermarket paint,
body and equipment industry.
conference theme is “EVOLVE!” and will focus on the technological and financial
dynamics that influence the health and future of the industry. The two-and-a-half
day conference also features exhibits displaying solutions from leading
of this year’s educational lineup include:
- Robert Stevenson
- Motivational speaker, best-selling author and
expert with over 30 years of extensive corporate and entrepreneurial experience. Stevenson teaches companies how to deal with
risk, competition, and the ever-changing business environment preparing them to
succeed in the 21st century.
- Mike Marks
- Managing Partner of Indian River Consulting
Group (IRCG), Senior Research Fellow for the NAW Institute for Distribution
Excellence and permanent faculty at Purdue University’s University of
Industrial Distribution. Marks began his
consulting practice after working in distribution management for more than 20
years and has worked for hundreds of distributor, retail, manufacturer and
private equity clients in dozens of lines of trade.
Conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend general education
sessions, participate in hands-on breakouts and hear from a panel of industry
experts throughout the event. Expanded this year at the conference, the Innovation
Fair, which showcases the latest business solutions from premier industry
partners, will be open throughout the duration of all conference education days
during all networking receptions and meals. Jobbers and distributors will also have
a chance to win Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II with Google
Assistant and Amazon Alexa voice control.
To register for
the 2019 PBES Conference and for more information, click here.
The deadline to register is April 23, 2019. For questions, contact Paul
Fiore at email@example.com.