FenderBender seeks nominations for 2012 FenderBender Awards

May 2, 2012

ST. PAUL, MINN., May 2, 2012—FenderBender magazine, the nation’s leading collision repair publication, is accepting nominations for its fifth annual FenderBender Awards.

The awards program, which is sponsored by Kia Motors America and Valspar Corporation, recognizes the very best professionals the collision repair industry has to offer—individuals who have made a difference in the lives of their colleagues and the industry at large. Winners in six categories are recognized with a feature in the October issue of FenderBender, exposure on fenderbender.com and an award presented during a ceremony at the International Autobody Congress and Exposition (NACE). Winners will also receive a press release_notes to distribute to local news outlets.

Nominating someone for this prestigious award is quick and easy—just go to fenderbenderawards.com and fill out the nomination form. The magazine is looking for entries in the following six categories:

• Executive (Shop Owner, Co-owner, CEO)
• Management (Shop Manager, Foreman)
• Administrative Support (Receptionist, Office Manager, Estimator)
• Shop Worker (Tech, Painter, Porter, Helper, Detailer)
• Vendor (Parts Representative, Paint Representative, Jobber)
• Wild Card (Educator, Consultant, Insurance Executive, Association Leader)

FenderBender editors will select one person from each category for an award. The deadline for submissions is July 1 at 11:59 p.m. CST.

FenderBender magazine is the nation’s leading collision repair magazine, serving roughly 50,000 collision repair centers nationwide with its monthly award-winning print publication. Through its print and online offerings, FenderBender provides its readers with strategies and inspiration for collision repair success.

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