More than 1,000 CARSTAR franchise partners from across North America, corporate team members, vendors, and industry leaders will participate in the event
Charlotte, N.C.—CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, is planning an event for its North American franchise partners, vendors, insurance carriers and industry leaders in Nashville, Tenn., this summer.
CARSTAR will host the annual CARSTAR Conference 2022, from Wednesday, July 13-15, in the Music City at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. CARSTAR Conference 2022 is the first in-person gathering of the U.S. and Canadian operations since 2019. More than 1,000 CARSTAR franchise partners from across North America, corporate team members, vendors, and industry leaders will participate in the event.
The CARSTAR Conference 2022 will kick off with a walk for cystic fibrosis on Wednesday morning, where the organization honors the top Shine Month fundraisers and walkers experience the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Opening ceremonies will follow that afternoon, then guests will join for a special opening night activity.
CARSTAR will continue to accelerate its growth mission with two days of programs containing information on strategic planning, financial management, marketing initiatives, operational improvements, technical education sessions, panel discussions, motivational speakers, insurance breakout sessions, a vendor expo and more. CARSTAR Conference 2022 will close Friday night with the annual CARSTAR dinner and awards gala.
Special guests and speakers include:
• Kevin Brown, author of the “Hero Effect”
• Mike Anderson, president and owner of Collision Advice Consulting Services
• Dave Luehr, founder of Elite Body Shop Solutions
“The excitement is building to reunite our CARSTAR family in person for the first time in two years, and the city of Nashville will paint a dynamic background for this event,” said Michael Macaluso, executive vice president and group president for Paint, Collision and Glass for Driven Brands. “As the industry’s premier collision repair provider, these events are incredibly important to fuel our growth for the future. We are looking forward to three days of inspiring speakers, education, collaboration, and celebration with friends, family and colleagues from far and wide.”
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