Meetings & Events


September 22 - September 24 2017 CAN Conference

2017 Chicago Automotive Networking Conference (CAN Conference)

September 22-24, 2017 at Westin Chicago Northwest

Our large annual conference is one of the largest training, networking and Expo events in the region!

More information at www.ASAILCAN.com


August 16 - August 16 Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting

Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting & Grow A Tech Barbecue

Wednesday, August 16, 6:30 p.m.

at Mastertek Auto Repair - 10216 S Illinois Rte 31, Algonquin, IL 60102


April 18 - April 18 Live Webcasts

Transformational Service Advisor Training Series

with Jeremy O'Neal, AdvisorFix

Live Webcasts every Tuesday evening for 6 weeks

April 18 - May 23


May 18 - May 18 North Chapter Meeting

North Chapter Meeting 

at Weber Automotive in Glendale


April 18 - April 18 Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting

Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting at MCC in Crystal Lake


April 26 - April 26 South Chapter Meeting

South Chapter Meeting

at Fine Tune Auto Service in Lansing


May 2 - May 2 West Chapter Meeting

West Chapter Meeting

at My Mechanic

285 W Butterfield Rd, Elmhurst, IL


March 16 - March 16 All-Chapter Mega Meeting

Discover How Your ASA Membership Can Truly Pay Off in Big Ways!

All-Chapter Mega Meeting - Register Now

How Can Your ASA Membership Help Drive Your Success? We'll Show You!

Join us on March 16 for an All-Chapter Meeting to hear from other members and learn how they have saved up to thousands of dollars through their ASA Illinois membership.

> What Do You Get From ASA? We'll Show You!

> What Local Benefits Can Boost Your Bottom Line? We'll Show You!

> How Can Your ASA Membership Help Drive Your Success? We'll Show You!

All-Chapter Mega Meeting

Thursday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m.

at the RAM Restaurant

1901 McConnor Parkway, Schaumburg

 


February 7 - February 7 West Chapter Meeting

Technician Recruitment

Exploring the Shortage of Good Technicians (and Service Advisors)

Join us for one of our Chapter roundtable discussions with other shop owners, to explore this important topic.

West Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, February 7 at DuPage Tire & Auto in Lombard

We've obtained some good information and ideas and hope you'll bring your own ideas! Let's discover some great solutions!


February 2 - February 2 Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting

Attracting New Customers (and Creating Loyalty)

Marketing Strategies Roundtable

Join us for a Chapter roundtable discussion with other shop owners, to discover tools and ideas for attracting new customers and increasing loyalty for all your customers.

CRYSTAL LAKE Chapter Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 2 at Mastertek Auto Repair in Algonquin

 


November 19 - November 19 Commitment to Training

NACE Automechanika Commitment to Training is offering a one-day training event at Joliet Junior College. The full day of training is free, thanks to the support of industry manufacturer sponsors. Click here to register.


October 26 - October 26 New Labor Laws: What do they mean for your shop?

Join attorney Michael Hughes, Partner in SmithAmundsen LLC's Labor & Employment practice group, for this important conversation.

Are Your Exempt Employees Really Exempt? What the New DOL Overtime Rules Mean for You. 

ALL Chapter Meeting at Crazy Pour, 105 E. North Avenue, Villa Park, IL 60181

Cost $25/members; $35/non-members - includes a casual dinner and beverages.

The US Dept. of Labor issued new rules for determining whether employees are considered "exempt" from overtime plus certain record-keeping obligations. The new rules go into effect on December 1, 2016.  The time to act is now to ensure that your employees continue to qualify as exempt. 

The presentation will cover:

·  The "nuts-and-bolts" of the new rule

·  Descriptions of the Executive, Administrative and Professional Exemptions

·  New rules for Highly Compensated Employees

·  Other common exemptions in the Automotive Service industry

 


September 16 - September 18 2016 CAN Conference

Chicago Automotive Networking (CAN) Conference at Westin Chicago Northwest - Join many of the top automotive instructors in the world for this 3-day weekend event. CAN is one of the top industry events in the region! Find out more and Register at www.ASAILCAN.com


November 5 - November 6 Board Retreat

Weekend Planning Retreat for the ASA Board of Directors


August 27 - August 27 Hi Impact Sales Course

Hi Impact II Customer Care Sales Course by Bob Cooper - Sponsored by JASPER Engines & Transmissions

Holiday Inn Express, 6600 N. Mannheim Rd. – Rosemont, IL 60018 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

In business, it starts with sales, and that's why this industry-acclaimed AMI-accredited course has one objective: to help you generate higher profits through increased sales, more repeat business and more referral business. Bob Cooper built this course from the ground up based on his own success as a shop owner, and his experience in helping thousands of other shop owners build more profitable, successful businesses. This ethics-based, information-rich course is heralded by many industry leaders to be the most powerful sales course available to service advisors! 

JASPER customers receive a $100 discount to take the price of this industry acclaimed seminar from $395 down to $295! JASPER co-op money can be used to cover up to 50% of this seminar's enrollment fee!

For more information call 800-204-3548.


August 17 - August 17 Rockford Chapter Meeting

Rockford Chapter Meeting


July 21 - July 21 MACS Certification

Ken Zanders will provide training, test prep, then administer the certification test for MACS R-1234yf. At Pit Stop Crystal Lake.


May 26 - May 26 North Chapter Meeting

Enhancing, Monitoring & Protecting Your Online Presence - NORTH Chapter Meeting will be held at Weber Automotive at 214 Greenwood in Glenview. Angie Semler Welsh from Jumpdog Marketing will be there.

Join us for this important presentation and discussion. A casual dinner will be served. Let us know in advance that you'll be there!


May 25 - May 25 Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting

Increasing Profits - Raising Your Effective Labor Rate - Jeremy O'Neil will present this session via a Live Webcast at McHenry County College (MCC) at 8900 US Hwy 14 in Crystal Lake.

Join us for this important presentation and discussion. A casual dinner will be served. Let us know in advance that you'll be there!


May 24 - May 24 Schaumburg Chapter Meeting

Enhancing, Monitoring & Protecting Your Online Presence - SCHAUMBURG Chapter Meeting will be held at Wise Auto Clinic, 921 Estes Court, Schaumburg.

Join us for this important presentation and discussion. A casual dinner will be served. Let us know in advance that you'll be there!


May 19 - May 19 Lansing Chapter Meeting

Enhancing, Monitoring & Protecting Your Online Presence - LANSING Chapter Meeting will be held at Fine Tune Repair Service at 17546 Chicago Avenue, Lansing.

Join us for this important presentation and discussion. A casual dinner will be served. Let us know in advance that you'll be there!


May 3 - May 3 WEST Chapter Meeting

Enhancing, Monitoring & Protecting Your Online Presence - WEST Chapter Meeting will be held at Nofsinger's Auto Repair at 555 East St Charles Road in Lombard.

Join us for this important presentation and discussion. A casual dinner will be served. Let us know in advance that you'll be there!


March 23 - March 24 ATG Ford Engine Performance

Automotive Training Group (ATG) All New Course on Ford Engine Performance - Wednesday and Thursday nights, March 23-24 at Oak Lawn Public Works. SPECIAL RATE for ASA-Illinois!  Buy-2-get-3rd-free pricing. Regular cost is $209 per person. Contact Keena at 800-233-3182 ext.222 or keena@atgtraining.com, or visit the ATG website at atgtraining.com


April 5 - April 5 Schaumburg Chapter Meeting

Schauburg / Central NW Suburban Chapter Meeting - to determine the training and activities for the Schaumburg Chapter for 2016. Let your voice be heard! 

Meet us at Schaumburg Automedics - 503 Lunt Ave.,Schaumburg, IL 60193

Free to members and prospective members of ASA Illinois!  A casual dinner will be served.


March 31 - March 31 North Chapter Meeting

North Suburban Chapter Meeting - to determine the training and activities for the North Chapter for 2016. Southern Wisconsin shops are welcome! Let your voice be heard! 

Meet us at Weber Automotive - 214 Greenwood, Glenview, IL 60025

Free to members and prospective members of ASA Illinois!  A casual dinner will be served.


April 21 - April 21 Crystal Lake Chapter

Crystal Lake Chapter Meeting - to determine the training and activities for the Crystal lake Chapter for 2016. Let your voice be heard!

Meet us at Mastertek Auto Repair - 10216 S. Illinois Rte 31, Algonquin, IL 60102

Free to members and prospective members of ASA Illinois!  A casual dinner will be served.

 


March 29 - March 29 West Chapter Meeting

West Suburban Chapter Meeting - to determine the training and activities for the West Suburban Chapter for 2016. Let your voice be heard!

Free to members and prospective members of ASA Illinois!  A casual dinner will be served.


April 11 - April 11 Lansing Chapter Meeting

Lansing Chapter Meeting - to determine the training and activities for the Lansing Chapter for 2016. Indiana shops are welcome! Let your voice be heard! 

Meet us at Fine Tune Automotive - 17546 Chicago Ave., Lansing, IL 60438

Free to members and prospective members of ASA Illinois!  A casual dinner will be served.


December 8 - December 8 Annual Meeting & Christmas Party

ASA Illinois Annual Meeting & Christmas Party at Pilot Pete's in Schaumburg


October 12 - October 12 Board Meeting

October Board Meeting at Casey's


October 3 - October 3 Fall Car Care Month

October is Fall CAR CARE Month!


August 10 - August 12 NACE | CARS

NACE | CARS August 9-14 in Anaheim, California


July 13 - July 13 Board Meeting

July Board Meeting at Casey's


June 8 - June 8 Board Meeting

June Board meeting at Casey's


May 11 - May 11 Board Meeting

May Board Meeting at Casey's


April 13 - April 13 Board Meeting

April Board Meeting at Casey's


April 25 - April 25 ASA Annual Meeting

ASA National Annual Meeting & Lobbying Week in Washington DC


April 1 - April 1 National Car Care Month

April is National Car Care Month!


March 9 - March 9 Board Meeting

March Board Meeting at Casey's