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October 22, 2018 - In This Issue:
ATI Now Offering Ascca Member-Exclusive Discount!

Attend Shop Owner 1-Day Workshops
The Automotive Training Institute (ATI), a leading coaching and consulting company for auto repair shops, has partnered with ASCCA to extend this valuable offer.

Re-energize Your Shop, Grow Profits!
Take advantage of ATI's one-day workshops, led by the smartest minds in the business, to  discover how to tackle these common repair shop challenges:
  • Recruiting and retaining the best techs
  • Improving cash flow and profit potential
  • Marketing and promotions in the digital age
  • Creating freedom through operational consistency
  • Devising a succession and retirement plan
It's Worth Your Time!
The average workshop attendee picks up 3% to 8% percent profit immediately by applying actionable strategies back at the shop. What's more, many of the nation's top shops have grown through the ranks of ATI's program, thriving on expert coaching advice and 20 Group support.
ASCCA 2018 Countertop Display Contest - Send in Another Photo

Get another entry in between now and November 12 when the contest ends for another bonus point.

Send all photos and questions to After sending them in, feel free to post them in the ASCCA Discussion Group on Facebook.
Join ASCCA in Supporting Women in Auto Care at the 2018 AAPEX Conference - October 30

Are you an ASCCA member planning to attend this year's Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas? If so, you won't want to miss the special events being hosted by Women in Auto Care! A global community, Women in Auto Care will be celebrating the achievements and contributions made by women across the industry.

ASCCA believes strongly in the mission of Women in Auto Care and has recently established a new committee to identify ways that ASCCA can partner with them to help advance female auto care professionals and recognize the significant role women play in the industry.

If you're attending AAPEX, we encourage you to attend these Women in Auto Care-hosted events:
  • Women in Auto Care Awards and Press Conference: an event to honor three women making exceptional contributions to the automotive industry and the announcement of the Automotive Communications Award winners (4 - 5 pm, October 30 at the Venetian Hotel, Casanova Room 505-open to all AAPEX attendees)
  • Women in Auto Care Reception: an evening to honor the 2018 Women in Auto Care scholarship recipient and help raise funds for their scholarship fund (5 - 6 pm, October 30 at the Venetian Hotel, Casanova Room 506-open to all AAPEX attendees)
  • Women in Auto Care Networking Lunch: annual networking luncheon reserved for Women in Auto Care members (seats are limited; click here for details and registration information)
For more information on the Women in Auto Care events, please click here.
Featured Remarkable Results Podcast - ASCCA Member John Gustafson

John Gustafson is the president and CEO of Gustafson Brothers, Inc. an auto service center in Huntington Beach, California. The company specializes in customer service and performs auto service work, collision repair, and paintwork along with other auto-related services for the community.

John and brother Frank started the company out of the family garage in 1971 and have enjoyed continuous growth every year since inception.

ASCCA Member Exclusive Offer!

ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again to Bring You 
Special Course Offerings in 2017!
S eminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,795. ASCCA members pay only $995 per attendee!  

Registration Open for ASCCA's November Team Weekend, Nov. 17-18 

Join us in Sacramento for the November Team Weekend. Registration is now open.

Embassy Suites Sacramento Riverfront Promenade
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814

November Team Weekend Education Event for All ASCCA Members

Saturday, November 17 with Bogi Lateiner
1:00pm-4:00pm - Setting Your Shop Apart
  • Attract the right customers by knowing your WHY
  • Develop and align your company's mission, values and ideal customers
  • How to create fanatical fans of your shop
  • Low-cost marketing techniques
  • Turn your shop into a destination by creating a comprehensive "Customer Experience"
  • Build a referral machine
  • Utilizing Social Media
  • Creative ways to get people talking about you
4:00pm-5:00pm - Women in Automotive
  • Why you want them
  • The benefits for your business
  • The benefits for your customers
  • Why it matters in the bigger picture of our industry and its future
  • How to achieve it
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events 

October 23: Chapters 23 and 99 Meetings
October 25: Chapter 26 Meeting

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Fly-In - April 23, 2019
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry is joining together for a Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Fill out this registration form and make your travel arrangements. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Past speakers have included: Chief, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Governor's Small Business Advocate; Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Chair, Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.
ASCCA's October Partner of the Month: Cintas

The ASCCA Revenue and Benefits Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Cintas Corporation as ASCCA's October Partner of the Month. Each month, an ASCCA partner is recognized for their outstanding support of ASCCA, its members, the automotive repair industry, and their commitment to going above and beyond to support ASCCA's Core Purpose: To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.

ASCCA Discussion Group on Facebook

The ASCCA has a group for member-to-member communication on Facebook. Join and start a conversation with other members today!

Thank you to our ASCCA Corporate Partners! 

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