AASP-NJ Announces Collision P.R.E.P. Event Details
Feb. 5, 2019—The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP-NJ), in association with the Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA), has announced the program schedule for the return of Collision P.R.E.P. (Professional Repairer Education Program) to the NORTHEAST 2019 event.
NORTHEAST 2019 will take place on March 15–17, at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J.
The Collision P.R.E.P. program will feature 17 classes. The series kicks off Friday at 3 p.m. with "Expand Your Customer Base - Reach More Online Collision Repair Customers." This session will assess your current digital marketing presence and cover various strategies for reaching online consumers.
Industry veteran Mike Anderson, Collision Advice, will debut a new program on scanning and diagnostics on Friday evening. Attendees will have a second chance to hear from Anderson on Saturday at 10 a.m. when he will give the popular "Write it Right, with Life Nuggets to Live By."
On Saturday night, a presentation will be given by accomplished repairer K. Michael Bradshaw of K&M Collision in Hickory, N.C., entitled "Repairer to Repairer: Realities of Structural Repair and Tooling."
Another highlight is the OEM panel discussion set for Saturday at 12:30 p.m. featuring representatives from several OEM certification programs. This in-depth panel discussion will focus on the most recent changes in certification programs and how repairers can position themselves for positive business relationships with OEMs.