Training Events




Those in the automotive industry will come together for professional business development, learn the latest trends, practices, equipment and technology - as well as celebrate our industry and the accomplishments made in the last year.

Convention attendees and supporters will obtain valuable knowledge that will help improve their operations, enhance their efforts and increase the bottom line.

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 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 2018


The SEMA Show takes place October 30 - November 2, 2018 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 2018

   Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nev. 

AAPEX represents the $740 billion global automotive aftermarket industry. It features more than 2,200 exhibitors, 5,000 booths, 40 AAPEXedu sessions and approximately 44,000 targeted buyers. More than 158,000 automotive aftermarket professionals from nearly 140 countries are projected to be in Las Vegas during AAPEX. 

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ASA Colorado Summit

 01/26/2019 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM  

 Lincoln College of Technology
11194 E 45th Ave, Denver, CO 80239 

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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2019 Date T.B.D.  WORLDPAC is pleased to announce that we are offering our customers the opportunity to get the finest training in the industry all in one weekend during our fifth Supplier & Training Expo. The highly specialized curriculum will be presented by OE manufacturers, the WORLDPAC Training Institute - WTI and will cover over 100 new business and technical subjects. 

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ASA Pennsylvania Super Saturday

2019 Date T.B.D. 

 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

2019 Date T.B.D.


Connect and boost your auto care shop with the best and brightest at the only industry event geared to introduce game-changing strategies. 

This year's Ratchet+Wrench Management Conference will have brand new content and will be more personalized and in-depth than ever before. And when you register this year, you'll also be given access to Ratchet+Wrench's exclusive Facebook group where you can continue your conversations and get answers to questions.

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ATSE 2018

 2019 Date T.B.D.    ATSE is a must attend date as IGO presents ASTE 2018. 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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