Visitors to the Australian Automotive Industry event of the year, Autocare 2018, can look forward to a series of free informative training sessions focusing on the latest collision repair technological advances in equipment, systems and processes. These training sessions will be conducted on the I-CAR training stage across two days of this inaugural industry convention which takes place at the International Convention Centre in Sydney on 4th and 5th May.
Along with the free Autocare 2018 training sessions, over 100 of Australia’s leading automotive aftermarket suppliers and service providers will also be out in force at this convention, offering customer assistance, advice and training. In addition, the free Lowbake spray booth will see major refinish companies demonstrating their technology live and interactively during sessions throughout the two-day event on the outdoor deck. Collision repair business owners, repairers, technicians and apprentices are invited to join their industry colleagues at Autocare 2018 to learn about the latest industry trends and technological advances that are shaping the future of your business success.
The Autocare 2018 series of free informative training sessions start at 9:00am on Friday 4th May and will be repeated on Saturday 5th May on the I-CAR training stage and includes the following presentations:
- UV Paint Curling – GPI Automotive Products
- Collision Energy Management and New Technology Impact – I-CAR Australia
- How To Turn Body Repair Into Smart Repair – Henkel Australia
- Reduce Costs, Not Quality with Akemi – CESA
- Ford Ranger and Ford Raptor Overview – I-CAR Australia
- Big Dent Attack – Adhesive Collision Repair Techniques – Smart PDR Tools
- Gold Class – Everything Explained – I-CAR Australia
To view the full program of presenters and session times visit: https://www.autocare.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Collision-Repair-Training-Stage.pdf
With senior engineering and management personnel supporting the trade displays of over 100 leading Australian automotive aftermarket companies, attendees will also be able to access one-on-one contact for any further questions relating to their own specific workshop circumstances or challenges.
“We are calling all members of the collision repair sector of our industry to take advantage of the detailed training being offered free of charge at Autocare 2018. Never before has the industry faced such an important need to stay up to date with technology as the Australian car fleet continues to grow in size and complexity,” stated AAAA Executive Director Stuart Charity. “We are fortunate to have so many companies who are Australian and international leaders in their field taking part in these free training sessions and trade displays, demonstrating their commitment to ensuring that the industry is kept up to date on the rapid developments that are currently disrupting the collision repair sector at an unprecedented pace,” Mr Charity added.
Autocare 2018 is presented by Platinum sponsor Repco and Diamond Sponsor I-CAR. This convention is also proudly supported by a host of the industry’s most successful companies including SAPE Group, Lowbake, DNS Technology and CESA Products, together with over 80 Silver and Bronze Autocare 2018 partners.
Autocare 2018 also includes a gala dinner sponsored by Pedders Suspension and a special outdoor feature car display at the newly constructed International Convention Centre located at Sydney’s Darling Harbour.
The AAAA anticipates that over 3,000 automotive professionals will attend the two-day free entry trade display and onsite training activities, with many also electing to attend the bumper Autocare 2018 Convention education program. More information about the Autocare 2018 convention key note addresses and panel discussions can be found at www.autocare.org.au.
All of this makes Autocare 2018 an education, networking and business development event that should not be missed by anyone seeking to grow their collision repair business well into the future.
Register to attend at no cost by visiting the Autocare 2018 website – www.autocare.org.au.