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2018 Midwest Auto Body Trade Show

Welcome to the
2018 Midwest Auto Body Trade Show


Featuring Todd Tracy,

the Texas Attorney who won the Lawsuit due to improper repairs.


“ A Texas jury has awarded a couple $42 million for a fiery crash that the couple blamed in part on the improper replacement of the used car’s roof using adhesive rather than welding.” Davie Hinshaw The Charlotte Observer file

That Is 42 million reasons to fill the Midwest Auto Body Trade Show


We want to thank you for participation in this great regional show and look forward to working with you to make it even better in 2018!

We anticipate greater crowds this year and with your assistance and enthusiasm we will exceed expectations!

Remember – 42 Million Reasons

Vendor Registration is OPEN:

See 2018 Booth Registration Information below

Attendee Registration is OPEN:

Midwest is Shaking It Up in 2018

  • Texas Attorney Todd Tracy who won the $42M lawsuit due to improper repairs, and Keynote Speaker for this years event
  • Trade Show Open Friday and Saturday (Set Up Friday Morning – Tear Down Saturday Evening)
  • Collision Repair Education Foundation Bringing Students in Friday For The Show
  • Collision repairers to meet students and potential hiring opportunities – show them a bright future
  • “There Is No Free Lunch” is no more. Hot Dog Stands In Trade Show – Working Lunch (still not free)
  • More Educational Break Out Sessions Focused on: Proper Repairs, Liability In Your Shop, Calibration Hands On Demonstration AND MORE
  • Community College Refinish Contest


Prairie Meadows
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009

~Trade Show Rate $109.00~

~ Group Code02052018MID ~

February 16 & 17, 2018 

Feb 16:
Exhibit and Tradeshow Hours: 12:00pm – 3:00pm 
Welcome Party in Trade Show: 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Feb 17:
Exhibit and Trade Show Hours: 10:00am – 6:00pm




2017 Moving Very Fast

ICRA Update


“If ever there was a time to join an association   –  it is RIGHT NOW!”

The rate of change and challenge is impossible to manage alone .

Help Us Help You ~ Let’s Help Each Other: http://iowacra.com/icra-2017-membership-association-bigger-better-ever/

If you are not a member, or have not paid your dues for 2017.   Please join  on the Join Now membership tab or send in application: http://www.iowacra.com/membership

Golf Tournament

Iowa Collision Industry Golf Tournament

August  18

Riverside Golf and Casino

Sign Up for Golf Tournament:   http://iowacra.com/golf-outing/

Sign Up Hole Sponsorships  https://iowacra.com/golf-outing-sponsorship/

Fall Meeting

ICRA Annual Dinner Meeting

“Connected Cars – Electronics – Scan”

October  22nd

Prairie Meadows

Midwest Auto Body Trade Show

February 3 and 4th

More Education

More Booths

More Fun

Trade Show Questions: Janet Chaney  480-720-2565


If you want to be more involved with the ICRA  please email : janet_chaney@iowacra.com

It Is Your Industry  And  We Cannot  Wait Any Longer To Be Strong Together

Iowa Collision Repair Association
114 NW 5th St, Ste 201
Ankeny, IA 50023-1742