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Monday, 15 July 2013 17:54

Successful Southern California Tradeshow Held in Cerritos, June 26

A special tradeshow and training event was held June 26 in Cerritos, CA, for southern California shops. The unique tradeshow included an evening of training for advance vehicle technology repairs. Approximately 50 vendors and nearly 400 people attended. The event was also a fundraiser for California Autobody Association chapter president Linda Holcomb of the Glendale/Foothill chapter. Holcomb is currently in treatment for breast cancer and $8,500 in funds raised from this event will go towards her medical expenses.

Attendees included independent shops, MSOs, consolidators franchises, insurance field appraisers and OEMs representing Toyota, Audi, Porsche, and BMW.

The tradeshow was organized by industry leaders Toby Chess and Lillian Maimone. The tradeshow was held from 2-6 p.m., with dinner from 6-7 p.m., and OEM training sessions were held from 7-9 p.m. Vendors showcased their new products and services.

Representatives from the following companies were in attendance:

1st Class Collision of Murrieta
AES Technologies
AkzoNobel Coatings
Angel Warehouse
Annex Paint
AP Auto Services
Auto B Craft Collision Center
Auto Center Auto Body
Auto Club of Southern California
Auto Collision Solutions
Automotive Equipment Solutions
Autopark Appearance Center
Axalta Coating Systems
Banh Collision Center
Bay cities Auto body
Beverly Coachcraft
Beverly Hills Autobody Group
Bistagne Bros Body Shop
Blue Mountain Collision
Brotman Auto Body
Caliber Collision
California Autobody Association
California Marketing Group
CCC Information Services
Chaffey Auto Body
Class Auto Center/Spectrum Collision
Classic Collision Center
Collision Consultants
Collision Repair
Completes Plus
Craftsmen Auto Body
D J S Fabrications
DC Autocraft
Douglas Auto body
Dynamic Collision Centers
Eli's Collision Repairs
Estorga's Collision
Filters Plus
Fix Auto USA
Full Color Paint & Supplies
Gator Corp
Global Collision Center
Goliath Carts
Grand National Auto Body
Greenleafs Auto Body
Greg's Auto Body
Greg's Collision Center
Honda World Body Shop
Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair
J&L Body and Paint Shop
Jim & Jack's Collision Center
Kent Automotive
La Sierra University
Loma Linda
M@M Paint & Body Sho
Marco's Collision Centers
Marina Auto Body
Markham Boling Collision
Martin Auto Color
Mercury Insurance
Merrill Consulting
Mikeloff Brothers
Mitchell International
Modern Auto Body
National Oak Distributors
North Ranch Bodycraft
Number One Auto Collision
Nuventory, LLC
Pacific Produx, Inc
Precision Auto Body
Pride Collision Centers, Inc.
Rancho Auto Body
Reliable Automotive Equipment
Rely-On Technologies
Reseda International Collision Center
Robaina Industries Inc./Eurocar Bench System
Same Day Auto Body and Paint
Santa Monica Ford
Santana's Auto Body
SATA Spray Equipment
Scandinavian Coachcraft
Schiro's Collision Repairs
Selman Chevrolet Collision Center
Service Dynamics
Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes
Sidle's Automotive
Specialty Body Works Inc.
Spectrum Collision
State Automotive
State Farm Insurance
Steamericas Inc
TG Products
Valspar Automotive Refinish
Van Nuys/Cerritos Collision
VeriFacts Automotive
VMS Auto Collision Center
Wawanesa Insurance

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