See below for a list of regional automotive association events coming up in December:
AWAF To Host Holiday Event With Ford Executive Vice President
On Dec. 6, the Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF) will host a holiday event with Joe Hinrichs, executive vice president and president of Global Operations at the Ford Motor Company. The event will take place from 5:30--9:30 p.m. and will be held at The Whitney in Detroit, MI. For more information, visit awafoundation.org.
ASA-MI Members To Learn About the Profitable Service Advisor
On Dec. 8, ASA-MI plans to host a training session titled “The Profitable Service Advisor” at the Crowne Plaza in Grand Rapids, MI. The full-day session will take place from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. as attendees learn the systems that the top 1 percent of service advisors uses every day. Service advisors will learn how to create profitable sales on a daily basis, increase car count through lead conversion, build a profitable repair order through productivity and efficiency, discover techniques to master the sales process and much more. The fee is $249 for ASA members and $299 for non-members. For more information, visit asamichigan.com.
AASP-MO To Host Christmas Social, Collect Toys for Tots
AASP-MO members will gather for its annual Toys for Tots Christmas Social on Dec. 12 at Syberg’s Restaurant at 270 & Dorsett. The event, hosted by the Gateway Collision Chapter, serves as an opportunity to socialize with peers and collect donations for Toys for Tots. Shops will start collecting toys following the chapter’s Nov.14 meeting. Shops needing a collection box should contact AASP-MO Executive Director Ron Reiling at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit aasp-mo.org.
WMABA To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With Member Celebration Dinner Featuring Emcee Mike Anderson
The Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Dec. 13 during a celebratory dinner at PJ Skidoo’s in Fairfax, VA, beginning at 6 p.m. The event will be emceed by Collision Advice’s Mike Anderson and a former WMABA board member. It will also include a State of the Industry Address delivered by WMABA Executive Director Jordan Hendler. The cost to attend is $55 for members and $95 for non-members. To register or acquire more information, visit wmaba.com.