CARSTAR to Participate in Inaugural IBIS USA 2019
Joining Top Collision Repair Companies from around the World to Map the Future of the Global Collision Repair Industry
February 06, 2019 // Franchising.com // CHARLOTTE - CARSTAR, North America’s premier multi-store operator network of independently-owned collision repair facilities, will join the world’s leaders in the collision repair industry as a sponsor at the inaugural IBIS USA 2019 event, taking place February 13 to 15, 2019 in San Diego.
Held at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa Hotel, IBIS USA 2019 will host more than 200 delegates from the global collision repair industry. Supported by CARSTAR and partners such as 3M, Axalta, Solera Audatex, BETAG Innovation, Symach, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Mitchell International, PPG, RSG, Verifacts, Chief Automotive, I-CAR, OE Connection and PartsTrader LLC, this networking gathering will break new ground in bringing global perspectives and a world-class agenda to San Diego.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to gather the top companies in the collision repair industry, along with other great thought leaders, to discuss our future in this rapidly changing environment,” said Michael Macaluso, president of CARSTAR and board member for the IBIS USA 2019 steering group. “I have attended numerous IBIS events in the past, and it is very exciting to be a part of the inaugural IBIS USA. We have an amazing agenda covering insurance partnerships, quality repair processes, OEM repair standards and more. As CARSTAR continues our aggressive growth initiatives for 2019 and beyond, these topics are critical to our success.”
CARSTAR is North America’s largest network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities with more than 600 locations in 35 states and 10 Canadian provinces. A part of the Driven Brands family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, CARSTAR delivers national scale, premier vehicle repairs, repeatable outcomes and the industry’s highest customer satisfaction ratings. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, CARSTAR has maintained its commitment to give back to the communities it serves through a variety of fundraising initiatives, including raising over $3 million for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and has made fighting cystic fibrosis its cause, North American wide. For more information visit www.carstar.com and www.carstar.ca follow on Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn.
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