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Why Join ASA Illinois?

We are the Official Industry Trade Association for Independent Shops

  • We are the Voice of the independent automotive repair shops
  • Consumers view ASA shops as higher quality shops with a strict Code of Ethics

We provide Quality Training & Education throughout the year

  • Technical training at monthly chapter meetings
  • Management training, Advanced Technical Training, Collision Training
  • Access to respected trainers like: Ken Zanders, Scot Manna, John Thornton, Jorge Menchu, Dave Scaler, Scott Shotton, Eric Ziegler
  • Relationships with I-CAR, IEPA, Industry Vendors, Community Colleges & other technical training schools & programs

ASA offers Members-Only Money-Saving Benefits & Discounts

  • Business services discounts such as; insurance, credit card processing, marketing, customer retention management
  • Discounts on parts, tools, tires and equipment 
  • Big discounts on Castrol Motor Oil
  • Most member shops save money that far exceeds the annual membership dues.
  • Chrysler WiTech Scan Tool 93% Discount - yearly subscription for full-access just $120 (normally $1,800)

You’ll form Important Relationships & Comradery with Your True Peers

  • If you ask the most active members, they’ll tell you that this is the main reason they’re involved in ASA Illinois - being able to share knowledge with your true peers and have a network to talk to about issues. Our active members can pick up the phone and talk to someone who “gets it.”
  • Monthly chapter meetings
  • Roundtable discussions Tool sharing, equipment sharing
  • Management issues

Representation, Advocacy & Governmental Affairs

  • Yearly dues support representation in Springfield & D.C. to fight for the issues affecting independent shops.

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