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CARSTAR Kicks Off Largest MSO Network Event

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CARSTAR Kicks Off Largest MSO Network Event

June 10, 2015—This weekend, CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts will kick of the collision repair industry’s largest MSO network event. The event will take place June 13-16 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego, Calif.

The event will open with the annual awards presentation on Saturday night, which recognizes the top-performing franchisees, then shifts gears to focus on strategic planning; management and technical education sessions; panel discussion; vendor partner networking events; motivational speakers; and an insurance industry forum.

“Each year, the CARSTAR Conference expands its presence as the most dynamic collision industry event of the year where store owners, business leaders, vendor partners and insurance companies come together to help build the collective industry for the future,” said David Byers, CEO of CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts.  “This is the largest MSO network event of the year, with an incredible lineup of speakers, education events and networking opportunities exclusively for the CARSTAR store owners. This is just one of the many resources we provide store owners in the CARSTAR family, and a powerful tool for them to help them gain the edge, grow their business and improve their operations.”

The keynote speaker will be Clifton Lambreth, motivational speaker and former Ford Motor Company executive.  Other VIP guests for the conference include:

  • Mike Anderson, founder of
  • Vince Romans, founding partner of The Romans Group, LLC
  • Marcy Tieger, Managing Director of Symphony Advisors, LLC
  • Doug Schlueter, National MSO Manager at I-CAR
  • Michael Macaluso, President of CARSTAR Canada

In addition, a vendor expo will feature more than 50 of the industry’s top suppliers.

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