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September 27-29th, 2019

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center | Pomona, CA

Featured Speakers

Jill Trotta

VP/GM, RepairPal Express, RepairPal

Jeff Thomas

Business Development Manager, PPG

Chris Chesney

Senior Director, Customer Training for Advance Auto Parts – CARQUEST Technical Institute

Tim Spurlock

President & Co-Founder, American Diesel Training Centers

Armin Price

Principal, Supplier Business Development, I-CAR

DRIVE EXPO WEST is the premier event for the independent automotive repair industry. This 3-day conference brings together shop owners just like you, plus industry leaders. Each day you will be learning from top industry experts.

The seminars will cover specific areas of interest geared toward the general repair, collision, and heavy-duty truck shop owner. You will walk away from DRIVE EXPO WEST with practical and powerful solutions that can be implemented immediately.


Track A

• Why Your Shop Should Be Texting in 2019

• Minimizing Risks through HR Best Practices

• Dig Into Your Customer Base for Big Profits

Track B

• Get a Winning Playbook for Your Shop

• Minimizing Risks through HR Best Practices

• Energize Yourself, Energize Your Shop!

Track C

• Little Habits That Are Costing You Big Money

• Get the Right Culture for Your Shop

• Minimizing Risks through HR Best Practices

Make Your Hotel & Travel Arrangements



6:00 PM

Opening Night Reception


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration & Badge Pick-up

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

General Session

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Breakout Training

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

EXPO Hall Open

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Awards Banquet**


8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

“Management Training” Workshop

10:30 AM – 6:00 PM

EXPO Hall Open

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Theme Night Activities*

SUNDAY, September 29th

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Management Training & Closing Session

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

EXPO Hall Open (for invited vendors only)

* Invitation only; limited to shop owners and select vendors.
Meal Included.

Schedule is subject to change.

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