ASTE 2018 Press Release

ASTE (Automotive Service & Technology Expo)

Trade Show & Training

Raleigh, NC—The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina are once again hosting ASTE (Automotive Service & Technology Expo) September 28-29, 2018 in Cary, NC at the Embassy Suites and Convention Center. Repair shop owners, service advisors & technicians will be able to take part in the largest automotive aftermarket event held in the Carolinas. This event has some of the nation’s top trainers delivering cutting edge information at a price that one would expect to pay for just one seminar. Cary, North Carolina is centrally located and easily accessible from anywhere in the region. There are plenty of restaurants and shopping in the surrounding area, as well as the beautiful Umstead Park.
ASTE 2018 management seminar offerings include; Danny Sanchez of Auto Shop Solutions, Rick White of 180Biz, Amy Mattinat of Craftsmen Auto, Jim Silverman of ATI, Donny Seyfer of NASTF Kyle Holt of S/P2 & Aaron Stokes of Shop Fix Academy. Technical seminars will include Craig VanBatenburg of ACDC, David Patrick of CARQUEST, Chris Peace of AC Delco, Jeff Bly of NAPA, Peter Orlando of CARQUEST, Dirk Fuchs of ZF Technologies & Jim Morton of Morton’s Automotive Technical Services. Thursday September 27th, the ASTE will welcome those arriving with a reception pre-party at “Rally Point” of Cary located just steps from the host location. On Friday a deli buffet luncheon will be served with a live “town hall style” forum led by Carm Capriotto of Remarkable Results Radio, a manager’s reception and the crowd favorite, Casino Night party. Saturday’s events include our vendor trade show, manager’s reception, and The Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina’s annual awards banquet. There will be a hospitality suite open for attendees Thursday thru Saturday night, after the main activities conclude.

For more information:
Bob Pulverenti Executive Director –
Tricia Sauls – Show Coordinator –
Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina

Written by Tricia Sauls

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