Don't miss early bird discounts for RDE and SEMA Show

Prosser, Washington, October 14, 2015 Friday, October 16th is the final day to take advantage of registration discounts available to SEMA Show attendees, and marks the last day to register and have badges mailed prior to the event. After October 16th, SEMA Show registrations will increase by $25 each to the on-site fee of $75 each. After the deadline, Repairer Driven Education (RDE) sessions will also increase by $10 each when purchased individually, and a Full Series Pass to all Society of Collision Repair Specialists' (SCRS) functions throughout the week will increase from $375, to the on-site fee of $400.
To take advantage of current discounts, visit to register for either a full series pass or to individually select sessions. 

SCRS highly recommends pre-registration to ensure your attendance; however, on-site registration options to all SCRS programs will be available. Onsite registration for sessions can be purchased in the main Show registration area in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino and there will be a dedicated registration table outside of RDE sessions in the upper level of the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall outside of rooms N231-N241. The upper level can be accessed via the escalator in the North Hall Lobby, next to the food court.
The 2015 lineup of education sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday boasts nearly 30 sessions that have been specifically selected to address topics and solutions to help collision repair businesses prosper in our ever-changing industry. Whether attendees have an interest in marketing, estimating, business management or technical operations within the repair facility, there is content that is designed and compiled to provide the resources necessary to set your business apart.
Thursday's schedule will feature one of the most lauded additions to the educational offerings at the SEMA Show, the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. The Summit is designed to put SEMA Show attendees in a room with innovators in automotive structural design and technology and will focus on emerging trends in vehicle construction and technology, and how both of those aspects influence vehicle repairability and collision industry preparation. The program will include automakers such as Audi of America, FCA, GM, American Honda Motor Company, Mercedes-Benz USA,  and Toyota Motor Sales, USA, combined with leading representatives from the steel and aluminum industries and others. Registration is required, and can be selected as stand-alone events or as part of the RDE Full Series Pass.

To see a full list and schedule of offerings in the Repairer Driven Education series and OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit, visit
The 2015 Repairer Driven Education series is made possible with the support of PPG Refinish Products; Toyota Motor Sales, USA; CCC Information Services; BASF; Ford Motor Co.; Global Finishing Solutions; General Motors Company: Customer Care & Aftersales; AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings; AudaExplore, a Solera Company; LKQ Corporation; Spanesi Americas Inc; Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, Inc; Pro Spot; Paint Body & Equipment Specialists (a division of the Auto Care Association) and the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP). 

About SEMA and the SEMA Show: The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details available at or, (909) 396-0289.
About SCRS' RDE Series: REPAIRER DRIVEN EDUCATION (RDE) series will feature 4 days of seminar offerings, many of which are uniquely designed and being offered only at the 2015 SEMA Show. Each of the courses has been individually selected or crafted by SCRS because the content specifically focuses on information that is relevant to the diverse array of marketplace perspectives within the collision repair industry. More information is available at
About SCRS: Through its direct members and 45 affiliate associations, SCRS is comprised of 6,000 collision repair businesses and 58,500 specialized professionals who work with consumers and insurance companies to repair collision-damaged vehicles. Additional information about SCRS including other news releases is available at the SCRS website: You can e-mail SCRS at the following address:

SCRS Admin Office


877.851.0660 Fax



Aaron Schulenburg

Executive Director | Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS)



877.435.6028 Fax