AB 1274, legislation that would extend the exemption for performing vehicle smog check inspection from 6 to 8 years has passed the Legislature, and is now sitting on Governor Brown's desk. AB 1274 is anti-consumer; anti-environment; anti-worker and anti-small business, and we need your help to stop it!
CALL TO ACTION: Please send a message to Governor Brown's office online here, and urge him to VETO AB 1274. Make sure to select AB 1274 from the drop-down menu.
ASCCA September Team Weekend Recap
This weekend, over 50 ASCCA leaders, members, and corporate partners met in sunny Southern California for their September Team Weekend.
Dave Kusa kicked off the meeting with a new tradition - welcoming new ASCCA members to Team Weekend for an induction ceremony. Since January 1, ASCCA has gained 44 new members, and new member Dave Rogers of SC Fuels was present to receive his induction.
The score is 100 SoCal to 62 NorCal as of Monday September 18.
Don't forget what is at stake in this contest. In addition to the winning region will getting served ice cream by the losing region at November's Team Weekend, the chapters with the highest participation rate will receive special prizes to raffle off between their members that participated in the contest.
We still have a bonus point opportunity for sending in a second entry with a different insert from your first entry. That is worth another point until October 31st.
CAWA Annual Membership Dinner- October 29, 2017- Las Vegas
Please join CAWA- Representing the Automotive Parts Industry for their Membership Dinner & Memorial Scholarship Fund live auction, officer installation and keynote speaker Ted Wise, former Co-President and COO of O'Reilly Auto Parts. Network among auto care industry colleagues, a must do to start off Industry Week!
ASCCA is proud to officially announce the launch of its 2017 Membership Liaison Program. This door-to-door membership recruitment program was proposed by ASCCA's Membership Committee, and approved by the Board of Directors earlier this year.
In addition to supporting the Membership Committee's 2017 100-Plus goal of recruiting 100 new members, the purpose of this new endeavor is to gain and retain new members by cultivating relationships by emphasizing ASCCA membership value, advocacy efforts, and to provide business resources.
All potential Liaisons must meet certain minimum requirements, and fill out an online application and survey form. For compensation details, as well as information on who is eligible to become an ASCCA Liaison, please
ASCCA Member Exclusive Offer!
ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again to Bring You
Special Course Offerings in 2017!
Seminar 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!
Featured Remarkable Results Radio Podcast: Tom Marx, MAAP - Marx Group & Hart Marx Advisors
Tom Marx, MAAP, is the Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of Marx Group, a full-service marketing communications agency that specializes in the automotive,performance, and trucking industries. Marx Group's three core offerings are research, strategy and marketing communications. Tom brings a depth of marketing and business knowledge from his 30+ years' experience in the industry along with a wealth of expertise garnered from other industries.
ASCCA's September Member of the Month - Lee Chesnin
The ASCCA Membership Committee is proud to announce that it has selected Lee Chesnin of BVA Independent Service Specialists as the ASCCA Member of the Month for September 2017. Each month, an ASCCA member is recognized for going above and beyond to support ASCCA's Core Purpose:
To elevate and unite automotive professionals and give them voice.