Training Events



 FEB 28-MAR 3 2019 VISION Hi-Tech Training & Expo provides you with the opportunity to learn and network with leading shop owners, managers and technicians. In 2018, over 3,500 automotive service professionals from 45 U.S. states, 7 Canadian provinces, 2 Caribbean islands, and Zimbabwe attended the event. Choose from cutting-edge management and technical training courses, including live-car and hands-on training. VISION also features a 60,000 square-foot exhibit hall showcasing the latest tools, equipment

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 Saturday March 30th, 2019  

Keep our fellow technician up-to-date with the latest technology.

Provide Quality Training seminars at a reasonable price.

Deliver practical, useful repair information.

Keep technician informed of the industry trends.

Increase consumer awareness of our skills and professionalism

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Automechanika 2018


Aug 8-10

 Moving from our 1st two editions in Chicago, NACE Automechanika is setting up shop in Atlanta for the 2018 edition. Why Atlanta? As always, we are listening to our exhibitors and attendees, staying true to our mission and remaining focused on ways to better serve the industry. Georgia is home to more than 3,500 international firms including KIA Motors and Porsche Cars North America and holds the top ranking in the country for the lowest cost of doing business.  

With hundreds of exhibiting companies and thousands of attendees, NACE Automechanika Atlanta is set to lead the industry in a showcase of the latest technology covering the entire spectrum of the automotive aftermarket. Join us August 8 – 10 for the largest U.S. trade show dedicated to high-end technical and management-related training for automotive collision and service repair shops. 

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SEMA Show 2019


The SEMA Show takes place Nov 5-8th 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109.

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more.

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AAPEX 2019

   Nov 5-7 2019, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nev. 

 You put your heart and soul into your work every day. But the automotive aftermarket moves fast, and staying competitive means keeping your finger on the pulse of the industry. At AAPEX, you’ll see the new-to-market products, emerging technology, and will get practical training to handle whatever rolls into your shop. Whether you sell or distribute auto parts or are responsible for the maintenance of vehicles, you need AAPEX – the lifeline of the automotive aftermarket. 

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ASA Colorado Summit

January 26th, 2019 @ Lincoln Colege of Technology
11194 East 45th Denver, CO 0239

Network & Build Community with the best & brightest Shop Owners, Professionals & top Trainers in our Industry
A Riveting Keynote Presentation sure to leave your Team Inspired & Driven to Implement all they’ve Learned
Support our Young Professionals by participating in our ASA Scholarship Opportunity Sponsored by NAPA
Take Advantage of the Incredible Recruitment Opportunity & Seek Out Young & Ambitious Professionals 

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 June 10-14, 2020 STX2020 will be our largest event yet with more than 300 new and unique technical and business classes available, offering a more extensive custom learning experience. Classes will be presented by OE manufacturers, Carquest Technical Institute (CTI) and WORLDPAC Training Institute (WTI). STX2020 also gives you the opportunity to connect with over 250 international automotive part manufacturers, suppliers, brands, tool & equipment demonstrations and other industry professionals. 

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ASA Pennsylvania Super Saturday

October 12, 2019 

 Next year we are expecting a minimum of 300 attendees, reaching from Pittsburgh to as far as Washington. The EXPO floor is considerably larger this year and will provide you with the ability to present your products and services directly to our members. There will also be more time for the attendees to interact .This is the opportunity for sponsorship that offers greater visibility as well as additional opportunities throughout the year to meet with our members. 

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Ratchet + Wrench Management Conference


OCT. 3–5, 2019


The 2019 Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference is coming home. For the first time, we will host our event right in our hometown of Minneapolis-St. Paul—and we have a lot of exciting changes and tweaks in store that will help you take your business to the next level.

Stay tuned for announcements, and catch up on all that happened at our event in 2018 

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ATSE 2019

  September 27-28th, 2019 is a must attend date as IGO presents ASTE 2019. Shop owners, service advisors & technicians will be able to take part in the largest automotive aftermarket event held in the Carolinas. This event has some of the nation’s top trainers delivering cutting edge information at a price that one would expect to pay for one seminar. 

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 ASA Illinois is excited to host several Hands-On Tech Training (HOTT) events in 2018 and 2019. The first two dates for this all-day hands-on training were in April. Three additional HOTT events are scheduled for the Fall and two more for the Winter of 2019: (more dates to come) 

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ATE Automotive Training Expo

March 22-24, 2019 Seatac, WA

We have some of the Top Industry-leading trainers lined up for the 2019 ATE Event. From Mechanical technical classes to Business Management and sales classes, ATE has it covered. 

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 February 21-23, 2019  Anaheim, CA 


Why Attend?

  •  A/Ccess to the mobile A/C and engine cooling service and repair information technicians want to make accurate diagnosis and reliable repairs.
  • A/Ccess to the experts in the field who create repair processes, A/C systems, tools and equipment.
  • A/Ccess to other mobile A/C professionals from manufacturing, distribution, service and repair and regulatory agencies.
  • A/Ccess to top shelf mobile A/C training!

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This year we celebrate 16 years by returning to the beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada on April 12-13, 2019. The show and educational classes will be inside the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The show floor will be open April 12 & 13 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and educational classes are schedule starting April 11th thru 14th at different times throughout those days.

Online pre-registration is open from January 1st thru March 29th, 2019. General show admittance is $125.00 per person and includes all educational classes EXCEPT the Just Cars + classes which are an additional $150.00 per person (limited quantity)

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