Northeastern Association News

Crowded meeting

Over 130 CT collision repair professionals gathered at the Country House Restaurant in Foxon, CT, for the Auto Body Association of Connecticut’s (ABAC) Member Meeting on March 7th.

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Association members listen to speakers during LIABRA and ABCG’s March 2017 Meeting.


On March 15, the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen's Association (LIABRA) and the Auto Body Craftsman's Guild (ABCG) held a joint meeting at Bayridge Lexus in Brooklyn, hosted by the Bram Auto Group and Parts Operation Director Vito Deliso.


Ed Kizenberger, Executive Director, LIABRA

The Long Island Autobody Repairmen's Association (LIABRA) and the Auto Body Craftsmen's Guild (ABCG) held its January General Meeting at Competition BMW in Smithtown, hosted by Parts Director Wayne Locanthi and Group Parts Director Tony Solla.

On Wednesday, October 26, AASP-NJ held its 2016 Annual Meeting at the Gran Centurions Banquet Hall in Clark, NJ.

Baiting Hollow Golf Club


On September 28, the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) held its 15th Annual Golf Tournament at the Baiting Hollow Country Club.

Throughout 2016, Mike Parker, president of the Vermont Auto Body Association (VABA), has been engaged in several battles to ensure that the aftermarket parts being certified, sold and installed in consumer vehicles are of like kind and quality as their OEM counterparts.



On August 29, the AASP/NJ hosted its 12th Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing at the Colonia Country Club to honor one of the association's most beloved members.

On June 30 and July 7, AASP/NJ hosted training seminars in Totowa and Toms River, New Jersey.

According to Charles Bryant, executive director of the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ), there is still time for New Jersey collision repair shops to submit their Auto Body License renewal.

On Friday, June 3, ASA-CT held its sixth annual golf outing at the Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield, CT. Over 90 attendees participated in the event, which served to raise funds to donate to Enfield HOOAH, an organization that supports active duty military members and their families as well as veterans.

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