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10th Annual MSO Symposium Announces Post-COVID Conference Format

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North Richland Hills, TX, June 14, 2021 – The Automotive Service Association is pleased to announce that the 2021 MSO Symposium will be taking place as a live and in-person event on Monday, November 1st at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.

Over the past several weeks, the event’s advisory board meetings have made it clear that board members, executives from MSOs (multi-shop operators), and many others in the industry are looking forward to a face-to-face event and are making plans to attend the program in November.

The MSO Symposium is an annual collision industry event where repair facility executives from large, small, and regional MSOs come to gather with like-minded peers. The event holds discussions around relevant industry issues and reviews their likely impacts on the market. The 2020 event was held virtually over the course of a week and, for the first time ever, was made available to everyone in the industry. This year’s one-day program will return to its original format.

“We are grateful to be celebrating the tenth year of our MSO Symposium and delighted to be able to do it in person after this past year,” states Ray Fisher, President/Executive Director of the Automotive Service Association, host of the event. “The Advisory Panel has done a wonderful job putting together another great event and we are truly appreciative of their efforts.”

The event is scheduled to begin at 10 am PDT and will feature a unique line-up of presentations and panelists. Topics set to be covered include:
– Industry trends: including scanning, diagnostics, alternative fuel vehicles, etc.
– Insurance relations: including estimates, DRPs, FNOL, etc.
– Economic matters: related to national and global administrations, consolidations, post-pandemic influencers and more.
The one-day conference will conclude with an evening reception celebrating the event’s 10 year anniversary. Registration to this closed event will be made available in late June.

Additional announcements highlighting registration, session details, panel participants, and those involved in the event will be shared over the coming weeks and months. To stay informed about the MSO Symposium, sign up for our e-newsletter for event updates

Historically, this high-profile event generates significant interest and executive attendance. If you are interested in participating or sponsoring this event, please reach out to Jennie Lenk or Brian Nessen. Given the limited number of sponsorships available, we would encourage you to act now.

About Automotive Service Association
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. Our Washington, D.C., office – located just steps away from the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives office buildings – is ASA members’ link to the legislative and regulatory issues that are most relevant to automotive repair businesses.

ASA monitors issues at the state and federal level, identifying legislation and regulations most important to members. ASA’s D.C. office serves as an advocate on Capitol Hill and with federal agencies on behalf of independent repairers. ASA provides information and grassroots opportunities through its legislative website, TakingTheHill.com, and various association publications. ASA’s goal is to advance the plight of independent automotive repairers, protecting our members from legislation and regulations that may harm their businesses, and advancing those policies that make our members’ businesses stronger.