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ABPA 2021 Annual Convention - Nashville, TN

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Renaissance Nashville

611 Commerce Street

Nashville, TN 37203

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The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) annual 2021 Convention - Nashville, TN

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The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is pleased to announce that it has chosen the Renaissance Hotel NASHVILLE as the location for the annual ABPA Convention to be held from September 21-24, 2021. After numerous site visits by the ABPA Convention Committee members, the Renaissance Nashville was chosen for its ideal location, modern meeting space, and tremendous value for our attendees.

The ABPA Convention is the place to be to meet and network with the major players in our industry. In attendance will parts distributors, manufacturers, vendors and electronic information providers. Also in attendance this year will be representatives from 6 out of the top 11 insurance companies. This is an event not to be missed!

The Renaissance Hotel Nashville is located in “Music City”, Nashville, TN with multiple options for dining, golf and entertainment. The ABPA has secured a special rate of $252 per night which offers a tremendous value for attendees. Perfectly located in the heart of the business district, this downtown Nashville’s location allows for maximum exploration. Attendees will find easy access to many attractions including Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium, BB King Blues Club, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the historic Second Avenue District.

To book your hotel room and get the discounted ABPA rate, click on the link below:



Wednesday 9/22/21 12-4PM

ABPA / Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) TOP GOLF Event AND NABC Recycled Rides Giveaway!

The Nashville I-CAR Committee is teaming up with the ABPA in hosting this Annual Golf Fundraiser to express appreciation to our industry business partners. All donations will benefit the Collision Repair Education Foundation. We will also be working with the NABC Recycled Rides program and giving away a vehicle to a family in need. This is MUST ATTEND EVENT!

Individual Golfer $125

Registration includes:

- Unlimited Buffet and Drinks (Beer, Wine, Sodas)

- Competition spot in Topgolf Top Contender Tournament

To register for this great event, go to https://icar-nashville.weebly.com/


Tuesday 9/21/21

5-8PM Registration Opens

6-9PM Welcoming Reception (Germantown)

Wednesday 9/22/21

12-4PM ABPA / CREF Top Golf event!

To register for the Top Golf event, register directly at:


*NABC Recycled Rides Giveaway will be held during the Top Golf event!

12-5PM Exhibitors Tabletop Setup (Germantown)

6PM Registration re-opens

6 -7PM Cocktail Reception (Bridge)

7-9PM Tradeshow and Reception Dinner (Germantown)

Thursday 9/23/21

7:30AM Registration re-opens

7:30-9AM Breakfast Buffet (Germantown)

9AM-5PM Business Sessions w/ keynote speakers (Germantown)


9:00-9:15 Chris Northup - ABPA Chairman - Anti-Trust Statement and opening comments

9:15-9:30 Ed Salamy - ABPA Executive Director - State of the Association

9:30 -10:30 Peter Quinter - Gray Robinson - CBP detentions and seizures of imported merchandise for alleged counterfeiting and violating ITC Orders

10:30 -10:50 Justin Rzepka - CAR Coalition - CAR Coalition Update on the REPAIR Act & PARTS Act

10:50-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Greg Horn – PartsTrader - Collision Industry Trends

11:45-12:00 Joseph Tsai – ABPA Vice President - Introduction to Board candidates

12:00 - 1:00 Awards Lunch

1:00 -2:00 CAPA / Intertek

Intertek, CAPA’s Validator, will be providing updates on new CAPA standards, new developments, and new programs. In the presentation, we will also be discussing the differences between the CAPA Certification program and the CAPA Verification program, as well as providing details of a new verification program that is directed toward Tier 1 suppliers.

2:00 - 3:00 James Spears – Tractable AI – Leveraging AI Technology for Parts Selection

3:00-4:00 Mark Shin – Partslink – Update on the Partslink Numbering System

6-10PM Dinner (Germantown)

Friday 9/24/21

7:30-8:30AM Breakfast (Germantown)


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Renaissance Nashville

611 Commerce Street

Nashville, TN 37203

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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