ASCCA What You Need To KnowMar. 22, 2016
March 2016 Team Weekend
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Team Weekend.
GovComm has identified the bills they will be monitoring this legislative session, and will be sharing this with the members by the end of this week.
State Legislative Bill Report - March 16
Below is the updated Bill Report dated March 16, 2016 from Jack Molodanof.
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.
ASCEF Reports Impressive Fundraising Numbers for
Cars for Careers Project in Month of March
The Automotive Services Council Educational Foundation (ASCEF) today announced that their Cars for Careers Project, which helps fund scholarships for students pursuing a career in the automotive industry, has raised a total of $9,600 in the first half of March.  
ASCCA President Defends the Rights of Automotive Repair Shops and 
Their Customers at Joint Legislative Hearing
ASCCA President testifies at Joint Legislative Committee that Consumers should have the right to choose where they have their car repaired. 
The Automotive Service Council of California (ASCCA) along with other key stakeholders including automobile manufacturers, wireless technology companies, consumer/privacy groups and aftermarket industry associations were invited to participate on panels before a Joint Informational Hearing by the California State Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing and the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, titled Telematics 101: How Much Cars know About You.
ASCEF Scholarships Now Available
ASCEF scholarships for qualified high school seniors are now available.
To date, ASCEF has awarded 127 scholarships, totalling $89,000. Each scholarship ranges from $1,000 to $2,000.
Click here to see the flyer.
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 Bill Lewis, the ASCCA's Business Account Manager:
855.337.6811 x 16116
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 24th: Chapter 1940 Dinner Program
Apr 16th: Chapter 5 Training Event with Bob Cooper of Elite
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


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In This Issue
March 2016 Team Weekend
State Legislative Bill Report
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Legislative Fly-In
ASCEF Reports Impressive
ASCCA President Defends
ASCEF Scholarships
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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