How Shops & Schools Can Attract More Students to the Industry

Type: WrenchWay Roundtable
Date: January 27, 2021 | 7pm CT

Panelists:

  • Steve Hamre, National Technician Recruiting Manager, Lithia Motors, Inc.
  • George Arrants, Vice President, ASE Education Foundation
  • Ben Zimmerman, Technology Education Teacher, Verona Area High School
  • Dustin Doyle, Service Technician, Truck Country
  • Noah Wainwright, Student

Description:
In this roundtable, we will discuss the current status of technician programs at the high school level, as well as the perception students, parents, and counselors have about a career in the automotive and diesel industries.

We’re bringing in a diverse panel to help uncover what has (or hasn’t) changed at the high school level, what needs to improve, the challenges shop programs face, and, most important, how shops can help schools. Register today to lock in your spot!

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Fixed Ops Roundtable: Rev It Up!

Type: Virtual Roundtable
Date: February 9-11, 2021 

Description:
Jay Goninen, Co-Founder and President of WrenchWay will lead an All-Star Panel on Recruiting and Retaining Fixed Ops Personnel at REV IT UP! FixedOpsRoundtable.com. Tickets are complimentary!

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Why Shops Need to Focus on Technician Career Development

Type: WrenchWay Roundtable
Date: February 24, 2021 | 7pm CT
Panelists:

  • Tim Winkeler, President & CEO, VIP Tires & Service
  • Jake Schaefer, Service & Parts Director, Smart Motors Toyota
  • Damon Agostino, Automotive Technician, Sixth Street Automotive

Description:
One of the biggest complaints we hear from technicians is they are often frustrated with not having a clear path for career growth in a shop. As career development becomes more important to technicians, it is critical that shops and dealerships make this a priority.

During this roundtable, our panelists will help us understand the growing importance of career development programs in shops, what some of those programs look like, and what results shops have seen by having a program in place.

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ATI SuperConference 2021

Type: Conference
Date: March 17-20, 2021

Description:
One of the automotive industry’s premier annual gatherings, ATI SuperConferences bring together the best minds in the industry, world-class guest speakers and the owners of hundreds of the Top Shops in the US and Canada.

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