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Auto-Wares Tech Expo goes virtual, Feb. 11-13

The event includes 44 seminars from some of the best trainers in North America and a digital exhibitor booth show featuring networking with more than 100 suppliers

Grand Rapids, Mich.—The Auto-Wares Group of Companies virtual Tech Expo continues to grow registration for its first vitrual expo in its 22-year history, Feb. 11-13.

“A virtual show allows more industry professionals to take advantage of valuable training sessions,” said Todd Leimenstoll, CEO of Auto-Wares Group of Companies. “Education and training are critical considering the rapid changes happening in vehicle technology. Auto-Wares has worked hard to create sessions that are engaging, fun, and offer real business value to attendees.”

Tech Expo offers automotive service and parts professionals training, networking, and parts experience. Typically held in person in Grand Rapids, Mich., each February, the 2021 event will be streamed online. The easy-to-use platform enables attendees to watch from their desktop or mobile devices and features options for 1-on-1 supplier appointments, a video booth show, in-session chat and hundreds of resources and links.

This year’s event includes 44 seminars from some of the best trainers in North America including Jeff Cowan of ProTalk (offering service advisor training), John Thornton of Mobile Diagnostics Business (discussing engine mechanical and fuel trim diagnostics), and Steve Trapp of Axalta (presenting on improving body shop sales mix).

The digital exhibitor booth show will feature networking with more than 100 suppliers and more than $40,000 worth of prizes. Auto-Wares has already registered 2,600 automotive professionals. The company expects attendance to top 3,000. Following the live event, training replays will be available to attendees for 90 days, until May 10. To register, visit

About Auto-Wares
About Auto-Wares Group of Companies Auto-Wares is a group of companies in the automotive parts aftermarket business. We are a distribution company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan serving a five-state region and have been providing the complete parts needs for stores and service centers since 1976. Auto-Wares Group of Companies is part of Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. The source for quality parts and service for over 2,300 parts stores and over 3,500 certified service centers throughout North America, the Alliance prides itself on responding to the individual automotive needs of each customer. For more information about Auto-Wares Group of Companies visit

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