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Join the 2022 ASCCA Board of Directors

Join the 2022 ASCCA Board of Directors

The ASCCA is pleased to call for nominations for seats open on the 2022 Board of Directors. Participation on the ASCCA Board of Directors is a unique opportunity for automotive repair professionals to help guide the state's largest organization of independent auto shop owners in shaping the future of the industry and building a stronger industry. Board participation is a chance to grow personally and professionally, and to develop skills, experience and connections with a team of other passionate and motivated professionals.  Applications are due on or before August 1.  Click here for the nomination application

ASCCA Launches New Online Continuing Education

ASCCA is pleased to announce the launch of our new on-demand learning opportunities from the 2021 ASCCA Virtual Conference. This opportunity will only be available until August 30, 2021 at 5pm (pacific). If you have any questions, please contact ASCCA at [email protected]Click here to learn more

Partner Spotlight: World Pac

Partner Spotlight: World Pac

World Pac Spotlight date: June, 2021 In what ways has your partnership with ASCCA benefited your business? Partnering with training, expanding our reach and ASCCA, with both shop owners and technicians. Expanding ASCCA national presence with PAVE relationship. How have ASCCA members benefited from the services you offer? WTI and CTI classes for ASCCA members. The ASCCA Training Weekend and Annual training event. Advertising ASCCA nationally in speeddial, promo panels and social media. Tell us about a memorable moment from your time being an ASCCA partner. Working together to expand the ASCCA opportunities nation-wide. Are you involved in any chapters? We are not involved in any specific chapter. We are involved in: Rob Morrell – Board Member Mark Warren – Board Member Luke Murray – Chair of Education Committee Why should other companies in the industry become ASCCA cor ... read more

May 2021 Partner Spotlight: Shop-Ware

May 2021 Partner Spotlight: Shop-Ware

Shop-Ware Spotlight date: May, 2021 In what ways has your partnership with ASCCA Benefited your business:  Shop-Ware is committed to developing sophisticated tools to help the automotive aftermarket thrive and grow. Having access to an informative and collaborative forum like ASCCA keeps us tuned into the various challenges and needs associated with running an automotive repair business.   How have ASCCA members benefited from the services you offer:  Shop-Ware delivers professional-grade innovation for shop management. Shops save time and earn higher profits by getting cars through the door faster and eliminating mistakes made by human error. Shop-Ware’s digital experience “wows” shop customers and drives five-star reviews.   Tell us about a memorable moment from your time being an ASCCA partner: We got engaged after Rocky invited Carolyn to spe ... read more

Partner Spotlight: Armstrong & Associates and Coremark Insurance Services

Partner Spotlight: Armstrong & Associates and Coremark Insurance Services

Armstrong & Associates Insurance Services and Coremark Insurance Services Spotlight date: April, 2021 In what ways has your partnership with ASCCA Benefited your business:  Glen Dailey, Armstrong: By providing an insurance program for the ASCCA which allows us to provide workers compensation, garage keepers coverage and healthcare benefits we help keep members in compliance with State laws and protect their employees in case of accidents on the job.   This allows us to collect premium from these policies and  share with the ASCCA to help keep the association and Armstrong & Associates and Coremark up and running. Mat Nabity, Coremark: Our businesses have benefited in many ways with our ASCCA partnership. Being experts in specific industries, such as auto repair shops, allows us to consult with carriers for preferred pricing as they know there are several other auto repair shops they have the ability to insure. In addition ... read more

Partner Spotlight: Automotive Training Institute (ATI)

Partner Spotlight: Automotive Training Institute (ATI)

ATI Spotlight date: March, 2021 Automotive Training Institute (ATI) has been an ASCCA Corporate Partner since 2018.   ATI is the premier automotive coaching and training company, with more than 1700 active members representing the best shops in the US and Canada. ATI has been helping shop owners improve their businesses and their lives, with proven, measurable and field-tested strategies and practices. Our performance coaches are direct employees of ATI and are certified by the Center for Executive Coaching. We are honored to be a part of ASCCA. It enables us to partner together for one common goal – to make this industry better. The Team Weekends are a great way to network and learn from each other. Team Talks keep open dialogues with important, timely information that the industry needs to keep current and informed. We believe it is important to support ASCCA and to be able to network with California shops and other suppliers. We have many ATI members in ... read more

Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) Proudly Announces Corporate Partnership with Facepay

Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) Proudly Announces Corporate Partnership with Facepay

SACRAMENTO, CA February 22, 2021 –  The Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) is proud to announce its most recent corporate partnership with Facepay Inc, whose Relational Payments platform enables businesses to increase profits by eliminating credit card processing (transaction) fees.   Facepay’s disruptive technology allows business owners to adopt a modern payment structure with a low-cost, fixed monthly subscription instead of paying 2.5% of their revenues to credit card processors.  On average, the Facepay model adds $25,000 to a shop’s bottom line each year.  “Facepay integrates directly into the shop’s regular email and text messaging process through their management system and their digital vehicle inspection tool,” said Dr. Mark A. Hale, Founder and CEO of Facepay. “This type of seamless integration is something that drove o ... read more

ASCCA Virtual Conference Call for Sessions

ASCCA is planning a 2021 Virtual Conference scheduled for Friday, May 14 – Saturday, May 15, 2021.  ASCCA is currently accepting session idea(s) using the link below.  The deadline for submissions is 5:00 pm on February 8.    http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07ehityig5kjyfu10i/start   Feel free to contact Gloria Peterson at [email protected] or (916) 607-2115 if you have any questions

January 2021 President's Message

January 2021 President's Message

Greetings ASCCA members and partners, We made it through 2020 and well into January 2021! We have all learned to be more resourceful and innovative managing our businesses. Challenging times do tend to make us stronger. However, many of us have lost family, friends and co-workers to the Covid-19 virus and are trying to deal with devastating losses. Together we will get through this pandemic. However, we will be changed because of the experience.   Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic ASCCA has helped to provide crucial resources, information, and contacts to move our businesses forward and survive this difficult time. It has also been helpful to network with other shop owners. I have found the support, feedback and insight to be extremely valuable in remaining creative and positive. Although Covid-19 has been extremely negative in many ways, it has only further solidified my dedication to ASCCA’s members and partners. ASCCA’s  ... read more

PAVE Training January 8-10, 2021

PAVE Training January 8-10, 2021

In 2020, most in-person automotive training events were cancelled or postponed. We missed priceless connections. We missed valuable training opportunities. Most importantly, we missed you! In response, 14 leading automotive industry organizations from across the U.S. have joined together to provide this ultimate training event for automotive professionals. Don’t miss this ultimate training event. Register now

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