ASCCA What You Need To KnowFeb. 29, 2016
March 2016 Team Weekend - March 19 & 20
Join the ASCCA on March 19th and 20th for the first Team Weekend of 2016. Location:
Embassy Suites Sacramento
Central Pacific and River City Ballrooms
100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
Click here for more information.
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Fly-In - April 12
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry is joining together for a Legislative Fly-In! Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect with others in the industry. Complete the event registration form (link provided below) and make your travel arrangements. Please don't delay, space is limited! Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Past speakers have included: Chief, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Governor's Small Business Advocate, Governor's Economic Adviser; Chair, Select Committee on Career Technical Education & Workforce Development; Author, AB 2289 (Smog Check); Chair, Senate Transportation & Housing Committee.
This year's event will be held at the Capitol Event Center, located at 1020 11th Street, Sacramento, CA, 95814. Located adjacent to Chops restaurant and Ambrosia Cafe, it is a quick 1 block walk from the Capitol Event Center and the California State Capitol building.
Educate Customers On Diagnostic Services And Maximize Repair Profits
Rob Merwin at Parts and People shares about a presentation by Jeremy O'Neal from the AAPEX in Las Vegas. "He recommended offering customers a diagnostic testing and analysis package, because he said they build value for the customer and avoids unnecessary spending on parts while compensating shops for diagnostic time."
Click here to read the complete article.
NASTF to Discuss Road to Great Technicians - March 2
"Building the Road to GREAT Technicians" is the featured topic of the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) Spring 2016 General Meeting, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm (PST), Wednesday, March 2, 2016 in Overland Park, Kansas. "The aftermarket has a lot of education available for kids to working techs," notes Rob Morrell, Independent Co-Chair of the NASTF Education Committee, "but it's time to plan how we expect to develop and keep really great technicians in the future." 
The entire afternoon meeting will be webcast by iATN from and will be recorded for future viewing from the NASTF YouTube page.
Click here to read more.
Gas Price Slide Stalls Near Seven-Year Low - AAA News
Check out this interesting AAA NewsRoom article regarding the price of gas over the last several years. After steadily decreasing since June of last year, gas prices seem to be leveling off. 
Click here to read the article.
CAT Spring 2016 Conference - April 30
The CAT Spring 2016 Conference will be held on April 30, 2016.
Modesto Junior College
2201 Blue Gum Avenue
Modesto, California 95358
Click here to read more.
Office Depot Coupon Available Exclusively to ASCCA Members
Click here for deals on cases of paper, good through March 26.
Contact Michael Nitz, the ASCCA's Business Account Manager:
855.337.6811 x 12809
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


ETI Tool Tech - April 25-28 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.
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events

Mar 1st: Chapter 05 - Foothill Chapter Meeting with Cory King, Labor Attorney
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


Thank You ASCCA Sponsors!

 Armstrong & Associates

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Contact Us
(800) 810-4272
Automotive Service Councils of CA
One Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
In This Issue
March 2016 Team Weekend
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Fly-In
Educate Customers On Diagnostic Services
NASTF to Discuss Road to Great Technicians
Gas Price Slide Stalls
CAT Spring 2016 Conference
Office Depot Discount
ESi Courses at a Discount Renewed for 2016!
ETI Tool Tech
Upcoming ASCCA Chapter Events


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