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Midwest Auto Body Trade show – 2018

Welcome to the
2018 Midwest Auto Body Trade Show

 

Featuring

Todd Tracy,

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

Doug Ommen,

Iowa Insurance Commissioner

 

“ 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

 

 

 

 

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
  • Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen Speaking Saturday at General Session
  • 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

Location:

Prairie Meadows
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009

Alternate Hotels:
Hampton Inn Altoona
515-967-5774
215 Adventureland Drive NW

Holiday Inn Express
515-967-1855
165 Adventureland Drive NW

February 16 & 17, 2018 

Feb 16:

Education and Classes: 9am – 6pm (click here for more info)
Exhibit and Tradeshow Hours: 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Welcome Party and Trade Show: 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Feb 17:
Education and Classes: 8am – 4pm: (click here for more info)
Exhibit and Trade Show Hours: 10:00am – 4:00pm

 

2018 Midwest Auto Body Trade Show
DOWNLOAD FLIER: CLICK HERE

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION: CLICK HERE

VENDOR BOOTH SIGN UP: CLICK HERE

 

 2018 Vendor List    
Arnold Motor Supply
Audatex
Axalta
3M
Aeromotive
Akzo-Nobel
Automotive Refinish Solutions
Billion Automotive
Body Parts Store
Celette North America
Car-Part
CCC
Collision Diagnostic Services
Collision Services
Collision service
DentSmart
Estify
Charles Gabus Ford
Toyota of Des Moines
KIA of Des Moines 
GYS Welding
Hertz
ICRA
Insurance Auto Auctions
I-CAR
JC’s Auto Parts
KDM Distributing
Karl Chevrolet
Keystone/LKQ
Langstraat Auto Body Supply
Matrix
Midwest Air Flow
Mitchell
NCS
Podium
PolyVance
PPG
Team PRP
Rydell
Sherwin-Williams 
Spanesi Americas
Sturdevants
Tri-State Equipment
Woodhouse
DMACC
Indian Hills Community College
Iowa Lakes Community College
Hawkeye Community College
Iowa Central Community College
Scott Community College
O’Reilly Auto Parts
Iowa Collision Repair Association
114 NW 5th St, Ste 201
Ankeny, IA 50023-1742