ASCCA What You Need To KnowJan. 04, 2016
ASCCA's digital magazine, The California Independent, has a new issue out. See the links below to view the magazine and take 'A Look Back at ASCCA 2015.'

Click here to go to and download the PDF!
ASCCA's TeamTalk Update Began on January 1st
On January 1st, all ASCCA members started receiving the ASCCA TeamTalk emails.  This is one of the ASCCA membership's greatest benefits. Use it for questions, networking, and to share any other information with the entire ASCCA membership.
The emails will include an option to unsubscribe, for any members who do not wish to receive the emails.
Member Discount Alert! ASCCA Partners with Educational Seminars Institute (ESi) Again in 2016 for Discounted Courses

Seminar courses are normally $149.95. ASCCA members pay only $95 per attendee -- a savings of almost $55 per class! Service writer courses are normally $1,500. ASCCA members pay only $950 per attendee!


Click here to take advantage of this offer


Every year, hundreds of new laws are enacted that may impact automotive repair shops. Jack Molodanof has prepared a short summary of some measures that will take effect in 2016.
ETI Tool Tech - April 25-28, 2016 in Monterey
The vehicle of today is quickly becoming the vehicle of tomorrow. The Autonomous Vehicle, Comprehensive Vehicle Tracking, Biometric Vehicle Access and Smart/Personalized In-Car Marketing are only a few of the advancements that are right around the corner for future vehicles.
A successful business strategy depends on a clear vision of the future.  Improve your vision at ToolTech 2016 as you network with other thought leaders about the challenges and opportunities involved with providing the right tools and equipment and maintaining the level of service our customers expect while the vehicles we support continue to grow in complexity.  
Click here for more information.
ASCCA'S Office Depot Contact
ASCCA has worked with Office Depot to secure pricing so good that it rivals Fortune 500 pricing on each and every item that you purchase. If you haven't already, make a single phone call to Michael Nitz and he will get you up and running using the full purchasing power of the ASCCA organization. He will personally take care of each and every one of you and has been doing so for the last couple of months with some of the members. Ask them about the experience and the savings.
Michael is at your service from 7:30-4:30 PST Monday thru Friday.  Call with any questions and he will get you set up on auto-pilot so that everyone can use the account to its full potential independently.
Michael Nitz
Phone: (855) 337-6811, ext. 12809
Email:  [email protected] 
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events

Jan 5th: Chapter 5 Dorman Products Dinner Program
Jan 13th: Chapter 12 Board Meeting
Jan 20th: Chapter 1940 event at the Toyota Auto Museum

iATN Discounts Available to ASCCA Members

The International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN) is the world's first and largest online network of automotive service industry professionals. Since 1995, iATN has been providing outstanding service industry resources to members worldwide. ASCCA members can enjoy a $9-per-month discount off of the regular price of iATN Business+ premium membership, at $45-per-month.  This membership provides your shop with up to 5 premium access accounts.

Link to iATN's website


Help ASCCA Grow with the Special Membership Drive Tied to ASCCA's 75th Anniversary

To commemorate ASCCA's 75th Anniversary and help grow our members, our Board of Directors approved a limited offer to new members: $75 membership, starting now! Help us grow the association by recruiting new members! Chapters can sweeten the pot by adding their own incentive. Fine print: $55 application fee applies; Canceled members in the last 12 months are not eligible; No point/spiff for One Member Can! campaign; Regular (ARD) members only.


Thank You ASCCA Sponsors!

Armstrong & Associates

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One Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
In This Issue
California Independent Winter 2015-16
TeamTalk Update
ESi Courses at a Discount Renewed for 2016!
New California Laws of Importance to ASCCA Members
ETI Tool Tech
Office Depot Contact
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events
iATN Discounts for ASCCA Members
New $75 Membership Drive


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