paint, body and equipment specialists conference

The 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. Be sure to join industry-leading distributors, manufacturers, WDs and manufacturers' reps to share knowledge and ideas that will impact your future success.  

  • 2021 PBES Conference

    Tuesday May 4 – Thursday May 6, 2021
    Hyatt Regency Orlando
    9801 International Drive
    Orlando, Florida, 32819

    Agenda Outline
    TUESDAY, May 4     
     10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Committee Meeting
     3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Industry Round Table Discussions
     5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.   Innovation Fair/Welcome Reception
    WEDNESDAY, May 5 
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.    Networking Breakfast
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.    General Session/Breakouts
    12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Networking Luncheon
    5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Innovation Fair/Reception
    THURSDAY, May 6
    8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
    9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Vendor Education Sessions
  • Held during the two networking receptions of the PBES Conference, the Innovation Fair showcases products, services and solutions for distributors’ needs.

    Distributor Features of the Innovation Fair:

    • Direct and convenient access to many of the industry’s top associated product manufacturers
    • See innovative products and services focused on giving you a competitive advantage
    • Get to know the manufacturers you support and vice-versa
    • Free with your registration to the PBES Conference

    Vendor Features of the Innovation Fair:

    • Captive audience of distributor decision-makers and sales reps
    • Held in conjunction with the highly attended networking receptions
    • Innovation Fair table costs (does not include attendee registration)
      • Members $250
      • Non-Members $500
      • Price includes one 6’ table and two chairs. AV needs are at an additional cost.

    Registration to open early 2021.

  • Support the PBE industry’s leading conference hosting the premier jobbers, warehouse distributors, manufacturers, business services, major program groups and manufacturers’ representatives.

    View the PBES and Auto Care Connect Sponsorship Opportunities

  • At this time, the 2021 PBES Conference is being planned for an in-person event.
    Conditions will be closely monitored and any changes to this approach will be communicated as soon as it is determined.

    Hyatt Regency Orlando

    9801 International Drive 
    Orlando, Florida, 32819

    Group Discounted Rate: $215 (inclusive of hotel resort fee)

    Reservation booking link available early 2021.

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